Women’s tennis gets new statistic called “power index”, good or bad idea?

The new statistic in women’s tennis made its debut at the Acura Classic tournament, and it’s about determining how hard a player hits the ball. The "power index" takes into account player's fastest groundstroke (forehand...

Top ten unchanged, Sybille Bammer cracks top 20

New WTA Tour rankings have come out today, and top 10 looks the same. Justine Henin is still the leader with 4457 points, while Maria Sharapova remains second ranked, despite 430 points earned with...

Maria Sharapova defeats Patty Schnyder, wins second straight Acura Classic

In the Acura Classic final on Sunday, world No. 2 Maria Sharapova of Russia won her first title of the year overcoming world No. 17 Patty Schnyder of Switzerland in three sets 6-2 3-6...

Agnieszka Radwanska defeats Vera Dushevina, wins Nordic Light Open title

Second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland won her first WTA Tour singles crown with a dominant 6-1, 6-1 victory over Russia's Vera Dushevina in the Sunday final at the Nordic Light Open. Winning this Tier IV...

Sharapova, Schnyder meet in Acura Classic finals

To defend her Acura Classic title, top-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia will have to overcome 11th seeded Patty Schnyder of Switzerland. In the semifinals, Maria Sharapova beat fellow Russian Anna Chakvetadze 6-3 6-2 and in...

Venus Williams the last victim of inform Anna Chakvetadze

In the quarterfinals of the Acura Classic in San Diego third seed Anna Chakvetadze earned the biggest win of her career with a 6-7 (5-7) 7-6 (7-3) 6-2 victory over the reigning Wimbledon champion...

Jelena Jankovic loses to Maria Kirilenko at Acura Classic

In a dramatic third round match of the Acura Classic in San Diego, Maria Kirilenko earned the biggest victory of her career with a 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 win over second seed Jelena Jankovic. The...

Henin, Jankovic first to qualify for Sony Ericsson Championships

Justine Henin and Jelena Jankovic are the first women to qualify for the season-ending Sony Ericsson Championships in Madrid, November 6-11. The Belgian and the Serb are currently in first and second place respectively...

Chakvetadze is the winner of the Bank of the West Classic

Anna Chakvetadze of Russia defeated Sania Mirza of India in straight sets 6-3 6-2 to win the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, California. This victory earned Anna the fourth title of 2007;...

Rafael Nadal vs. Maria Sharapova exhibition match possible

We might have the pleasure of watching an encounter of two second ranked tennis players Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova. That should be interesting! The exhibition match could happen in the inaugural Merdeka Tennis...
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