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...

Fearless Polish teenager Agnieszka Radwanska on way to the top

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World No.21 Agnieszka Radwanska won the Pattaya Women’s Open yesterday and in current form the 18-year-old Pole is on the right way to become much better-known among wider tennis audience. With the victory in Pattaya...

Anna Chakvetadze beats Agnes Szavay, wins Open Gaz de France title

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Top seed Anna Chakvetadze defeated seventh-seeded Agnes Szavay 6-3 2-6 6-2 and became the Open Gaz de France champion for the first time in her career. With this victory, the Russian extended her perfect career...

Agnes Szavay, Anna Chakvetadze in Paris final

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Hungarian teenager Agnes Szavay and top seed Anna Chakvetadze of Russia will battle for the Open Gaz the France title in Sunday's final. In today's semis seventh-seeded Szavay, who won her first two singles titles...

Anna Chakvetadze beats Amelie Mauresmo in Open Gaz de France quarterfinals

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Top seed Russian Anna Chakvetadze beat home favorite and former world number one Amelie Mauresmo 3-6 6-3 6-3 to reach the Open Gaz de France semifinals where she will face another Frenchwoman, Wimbledon finalist...

Szavay reaches Open Gaz de France semis, beats injured Hantuchova

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Agnes Szavay of Hungary beat Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova 7-6 6-1 to advance to the semifinals of the Open Gaz de France in Paris. Second-seeded Hantuchova took a 4-1 lead in the first set, but seventh-seeded...