Photos of little Martina Hingis

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The series of photos of tennis players when they were kids continues, this time we have Martina Hingis. Hingis recently ended her career, most certainly not in a way she wanted, but that can't overshadow...

Justine Henin wins Proximus Diamond Games for 41st career title

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Top seed Justine Henin beat Italy’s Karin Knapp 6-3 6-3 to win the Proximus Diamond Games in her home Belgium. The Antwerp title is Henin’s second of the 2008 season, the first one was...

Maria Sharapova buys luxurious penthouse in Israel

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Highest-paid female athlete Maria Sharapova visited Israel two weeks ago as part of the Russian Fed Cup team and used the occasion to buy a luxurious penthouse there, in popular tourist resort. The apartment is...

Justine Henin comes from set down to move into Antwerp final

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World No.1 Justine Henin had to play three sets to beat qualifier Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 and reach the Proximus Diamond Games final. The 18-year-old Bacsinszky, ranked 94th in the world, took...

Daniela Hantuchova retires against Timea Bacsinszky in Antwerp

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Swiss teenage qualifier Timea Bacsinszky beat third seed Daniela Hantuchova 6-2 4-6 4-1 as the Slovakian retired due to what seemed to be breathing problems at the Proximus Diamond Games, in Antwerp, Belgium. During the...

Patty Schnyder loses to Karin Knapp in Antwerp quarterfinals

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Fourth seed Patty Schnyder was upset in the quarterfinals of the Proximus Diamond Games by unseeded Italian Karin Knapp who won 6-2 6-7 7-6. The match was tight, and the 20-year-old Knapp almost spoiled the...

Monica Seles officially retires from tennis

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Monica Seles officially announced her retirement from professional tennis on Thursday. Even though she hasn’t played competitive matches for five years, the 34-year-old Seles considered a comeback two months ago, after witnessing Lindsay Davenport's...

Anna Chakvetadze upset at Proximus Diamond Games

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Second seed Anna Chakvetadze was stunned in the second round of the Proximus Diamond Games by Sweden’s Sofia Arvidsson, ranked 66th in the world. Final score was 6-3 7-5. World No.6 Chakvetadze, who won the...

Justine Henin angry at Maria Sharapova’s father for his throat-slitting gesture at Australian Open

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Justine Henin's clash with Maria Sharapova in this year's Australian Open quarterfinals was accompanied with something that proved to be an incident – Sharapova’s father Yuri ran a hand across his throat. Henin didn’t...

New Proximus Diamond Games trophy presented

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Two weeks ago at the Antwerp city hall the brand new trophy of the Proximus Diamond Games was presented, and it sure is stunning. The trophy, in the shape of a racquet, contains 2008 diamonds...