Mercury Insurance Open: Dominika Cibulkova clinches second WTA title

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In their first meeting in almost four years, second seed Dominika Cibulkova defeated good friend and top seed Marion Bartoli 6-1 7-5 in the final of the Mercury Insurance Open for her second WTA title and second...

Ivanovic comes back from 5-0 deficit for straight-set revenge against Morita

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Last week at Stanford Ana Ivanovic played her first match since Wimbledon and her first since partnering with coach Nigel Sears and lost to Ayumi Morita 6-3 7-5. Ivanovic blamed nerves for the early...

Agnieszka Radwanska wins Carlsbad title

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Agnieszka Radwanska ignored her heavily taped shoulder injury and defeated top seed Vera Zvonareva in the final of the Mercury Insurance Open 6-3 6-4 without dropping serve. "Everything was working. Even though I had two...

Dinara Safina ends six match losing streak in San Diego

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Former world No.1 Dinara Safina defeated Alona Bondarenko 6-1 7-6(2) in the first round of the Mercury Insurance Open on Monday and snapped a six-match losing streak. Safina, whose season was hampered by a...

Stosur wins in Carlsbad, Kuznetsova out in the first round

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Samantha Stosur hadn’t planned to play the Southern California Open, but following her early loss in Stanford last week, the Australian accepted a wildcard into Carlsbad and progressed into the second round on Monday...

Kleybanova upsets top seed Jankovic in round two of San Diego

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Top seed Jelena Jankovic lost in straight sets in the second round of the Mercury Insurance Open to Alisa Kleybanova, despite leading 4-0 in the first set. Jankovic even had three set points at...

Azarenka makes victorious return to tennis on her birthday, Cibulkova out

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On Wednesday at the Southern California Open, Victoria Azarenka played her first match since her bad fall at Wimbledon and subsequent withdrawal prior to her second-round match there. The Belarusian’s comeback was celebratory, not...

Coco Vandeweghe upsets Vera Zvonareva in the second round of San Diego

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American Coco Vandeweghe stunned third seed Vera Zvonareva in the second round of the Mercury Insurance Open in San Diego, even though the Russian world No.9 dominated the first set and lead by a...

Stosur celebrates in Carlsbad, Rybarikova in Washington

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Samantha Stosur and Magdalena Rybarikova both lost their opening matches at the Bank of the West Classic last week and both went all the way to the title at their next tournament, the Southern...

Flavia Pennetta beats Samantha Stosur in San Diego quarters

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Flavia Pennetta eliminated second seed Samantha Stosur from the Mercury Insurance Open and reached the semifinals with a 6-4 6-3 victory. All the top three seeds are out of the tournament now: Jelena Jankovic,...