Ana Ivanovic to premier exclusive Yonex racquet and bag in Tokyo

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World number three Ana Ivanovic will begin this week’s Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo with a new Yonex racquet produced specifically for her, no other tennis pro will use it. The 20-year-old tennis...

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

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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...

Agnieszka Radwanska fatal for Zvonareva this season, wins Toray Pan Pacific Open

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Agnieszka Radwanska extended her perfect record against Vera Zvonareva in 2011 to 3-0 (overall it's 3-2) by winning the final of the Toray Pan Pacific Open for her sixth career title and her second...

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

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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...

Main-draw action kicks off in Tokyo

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The main draw of the 2015 Toray Pan Pacific Open got underway in Tokyo’s Ariake Coliseum on Monday and one of the WTA’s most traditional Premier tournaments goes into its next edition. Held inside the...

Nike dresses Sharapova wore in her stellar 2012 season

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For the sixth year in a row, Women's Tennis Blog is using the relaxed off-season period to review the on-court styles of our top players and brands. Of course, who else will kick off...

Jelena Jankovic, Elena Dementieva beaten in Tokyo

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Top seed Jelena Jankovic’s chance of reclaiming the number one ranking has been ruined as she was defeated by Svetlana Kuznetsova in the quarterfinals of the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo. Third seed Elena...

Star players in cruise control in Tokyo

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First-round play at the 2015 Toray Pan Pacific Open completed on Tuesday in Tokyo as some of the tournament’s most popular player completed their first matches inside Ariake Coliseum with flying colors. Following Agnieszka Radwanska’s...

Serena Williams still skipping tournaments

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World number one Serena Williams is still not able to play tournaments as she continues to recover from her foot injury sustained at a restaurant. Serena was supposed to return for the Toray Pan...

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

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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...