Olympic champion Serena Williams defeats the wind and Gavrilova in tough opening encounter

Olympic gold medalist at London 2012 Serena Williams opened her defence of the singles title against Australian Daria Gavrilova and was made to work hard for the win, as her opponent chased down every ball. With...

Watson made to work hard on her Olympic debut

Team GB got off to a winning start at the Rio Olympics, with Heather Watson into the second round with a less than convincing win against China's Peng Shuai. Breaking early in the first set,...

All the reasons WTA players are withdrawing from the Rio Olympics

While most players are now on their planes or at least stuck at airports, a number of WTA names are not going to the Rio Olympics, for a variety of reasons that our new...

Fila clothes for Kim Clijsters’ farewell year

This year's retrospections of WTA players' outfits we opened with fashion queen Maria Sharapova and her Nike designs, but right after her I think it's most fair to feature the great tennis champion Kim...

Even one-legged Venus would play Rio, Serena surprised she hasn’t won Cincy

Venus and Serena Williams both won their Tuesday's matches at the Western and Southern Open - Venus battling past the London Olympic singles semifinalist Maria Kirilenko 6-3 6-7(5) 6-2 in the first round and Serena,...

Olympic WTA awards: Golden Empress, Bridesmaids, Gutsy Performers and others

Our guest blogger Omair likes to give WTA players unofficial titles on the account of their performance at big events. Notice how Serena improved from the Biggest Disappointment at Roland Garros, to Grass Empress...

Williams sisters capture Olympic doubles gold medal for the third time

In a rematch of their recent Wimbledon doubles final, the Williams sisters again defeated Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka to become the first tennis players in history to win four Olympic gold medals - they...

Ruthless Serena loses just one game against Sharapova to complete a Career Golden Grand Slam

Even Maria Sharapova, who completed a Career Grand Slam in spring by winning the French Open, was not close to stopping Serena Williams, who dropped only 17 games en route to the gold medal...

Sharapova and Serena to pursue Career Golden Grand Slam in Olympic final

Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams both advanced to the final of the 2012 London Olympics with straight-set victories and are both looking for an upgrade of an already awe-inspiring Career Grand Slam to a...

Olympic semifinal preview: Maria Sharapova vs. Maria Kirilenko

Having already previewed the Olympic semifinal between Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams, we are moving on to predicting the all-Russian one, between Maria Sharapova vs. Maria Kirilenko. Thank you, Omair, for contributing the article! Maria...
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