Henin, Mauresmo in Eastbourne final

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Saturday we will watch a match of two superb players, seeds No. 1 and No. 2. Justine Henin – top-ranked player in the world and the defending champion at the Eastbourne International grasscourt tournament;...

Jankovic, Safina, Chakvetadze, Hantuchova semifinalists at Ordina Open

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Top-seeded Jelena Jankovic of Serbia defeated the Ukranian eighth seed Alona Bondarenko 6-2 6-1. Due to rain, the match was suspended for a few hours in the second set, with Jankovic leading 4-1. “It...

Henin, Bartoli, Petrova, Mauresmo in Eastbourne semis

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The first known semifinalist of the Eastbourne International grass-court tournament was the defending champion Justine Henin, who crushed fifth-seeded Nicole Vaidisova 6-2 6-2. I had expected much more from this match. Vaidisova serves well, so...

Wimbledon seeds watch

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Seeds for the UK’s favorite sporting event have been released. Unlike the other grand slams where the top 32 seeds in the men's and women's singles are decided purely on world rankings, Wimbledon takes...

Vera Zvonareva withdraws from Wimbledon

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World No. 19 Vera Zvonareva pulled out of Wimbledon on Monday after failing to recover from a left wrist injury which bothered her for months and forced her to miss the French Open. The 23-year-old...

Jankovic beats Sharapova to win DFS Classic

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Jelena Jankovic has been amazing this year – she reached a career-high No. 3 in the singles rankings, and collected titles from Auckland (hardcourt), Charleston (clay), Rome (clay), adding to them today’s Birmingham trophy...

Sharapova, Jankovic meet in DFS Classic final

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Maria Sharapova, the No. 1 seed and a two-time champion in Birmingham, beat Marion Bartoli of France 7-5, 6-0 in a semifinal on Sunday. Bartoli, who completed her suspended quarterfinal earlier Sunday, defeated third-seeded...

Ana Ivanovic’s new outfits

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Two preview photos of Ana's new Adidas outfits have been published on her official website. The white one she’ll be wearing at Wimbledon, the purple one at the US Open. At the moment I prefer...

Sharapova, Jankovic reach semis in rainy B’ham

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Top-seeded Maria Sharapova (BTW, currently the highest-paid female athlete) had to win two matches on Saturday to reach the last four of the rain-hit DFS Classic. She beat Austria’s Tamira Paszek 6-3 4-6 6-2...

Ivanovic to play in Fed Cup; cuts down on doubles

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World number six Ana Ivanovic announced on her official website that she will play in the Fed Cup against the Slovak Republic. Ana enjoys playing for her country; so far she missed only one...