An inside look at the work of a tennis photographer: Interview Part 1 – Tournament routine

If you're a regular at Women's Tennis Blog, you must know about Jimmie48, our main photographer for about two years now, traveling the globe to bring us the atmosphere from WTA tournaments all the way...

Ana Ivanovic takes Tokyo for the fourth title of 2014

Year 2008 will always remain Ana Ivanovic's unprecedented career milestone, but 2014, even without a Grand Slam title for the Serb, has shaped up into another memorable season. Overcoming Caroline Wozniacki in today's Toray Pan Pacific Open...

Petra Kvitova conquers Tokyo for her second title this year

Seed No.7 Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic defeated seed No.5 Angelique Kerber of Germany in the big all-lefty final of the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Saturday and won $426,000 in prize money...

Left-handed Petra Kvitova and Angelique Kerber make Tokyo finals

After Friday's semifinal action at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo we have two lefties standing - Petra Kvitova and Angelique Kerber. The first semifinal featured seed No.7 Petra Kvitova and Venus Williams and in...

Martina Hingis allegedly commits crime against estranged husband Thibault Hutin, her camp says it’s “total nonsense”

Martina Hingis married French showjumper Thibault Hutin in December 2010, after less than a year of dating, and this summer Thibault talked trash of Martina for the press, saying how he caught her cheating, then forgave...

Semifinals set at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo

Thursday's program at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo featured all four quarterfinal matches and the two third-rounders that had been postponed yesterday because of the weather. Fifth seed Angelique Kerber ousted second seed Agnieszka Radwanska in...

Angelique Kerber, Agnieszka Radwanska and Caroline Wozniacki move into the Tokyo quarterfinals

On Wednesday six third-round matches took place in Tokyo and the higher seeds all progressed to the quarterfinals: Angelique Kerber, Agnieszka Radwanska and Caroline Wozniacki. Second seed Agnieszka Radwanska eliminated and took revenge on seed No.16 Dominika Cibulkova...

Venus Williams ousts top seed Victoria Azarenka in the second round of Tokyo

Second-round action at the Toray Pan Pacific Open came to a close on Tuesday and the biggest surprise was the upset of top seed Victoria Azarenka by Venus Willliams in two sets 6-2 6-4 in one hour...

Angelique Kerber and Petra Kvitova first into the third round of Tokyo, Roberta Vinci out

Thirteen first-round matches were played at the Toray Pan Pacific Open on Monday and the second-round action was launched with three matches. One of the second-rounders was between Roberta Vinci and Lucie Safarova and the...

Petrova better than Radwanska, claims $385,000 Tokyo title

For the first time in her long career Nadia Petrova beat three Top 10 players in one tournament and won her 12th and most valuable WTA title by ousting Agnieszka Radwanska in the final...
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