Lindsay Davenport beats Olga Govortsova for Memphis title

Former world number one Lindsay Davenport won her 55th career singles title and fourth since returning to play last September after the birth of her son. In the final of the Cellular South Cup,...

Elena Dementieva rallies past Svetlana Kuznetsova for Dubai title

Elena Dementieva came from a set down and beat fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 4-6 6-3 6-2 for the title at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships. World No.11 Dementieva, who became the first-ever Russian singles champion...

Elena Dementieva beats Francesca Schiavone in Dubai semis

Eighth seed Elena Dementieva defeated Francesca Schiavone 5-7 7-5 6-2 in the second semifinal of the day, and will face fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the Saturday’s final of the $1.5 million Barclays Dubai...

Svetlana Kuznetsova overcomes Jelena Jankovic to reach Dubai final

At the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships, second seed Svetlana Kuznetsova came out as a winner of a seesaw semifinal against fourth seed Jelena Jankovic. Final score 5-7 6-4 6-3. Amazingly, there were a total of...

Nine-year-old girl banned from playing tennis because of loud grunting

Nine-year-old Australian, Lauryn Edwards, has been banned from playing tennis by her local club because she grunts too loudly. Lauryn will be permitted to play only if her father can guarantee she won’t grunt on...

Elena Dementieva beats Ana Ivanovic, reaches Dubai semifinals

Eighth-seeded Elena Dementieva of Russia beat third-seeded Ana Ivanovic of Serbia 5-7 6-3 6-3 to reach the semifinals of the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships. The match was very close. Both players faced many break points....

Justine Henin stunned by Francesca Schiavone in Dubai quarters

Top seed Justine Henin suffered a straight-set loss to unseeded Italian Francesca Schiavone in the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships quarterfinals. Both sets were decided in tiebreaks and the final result was 7-6 (3) 7-6...

Svetlana Kuznetsova, Jelena Jankovic meet in Dubai semifinals

Svetlana Kuznetsova and Jelena Jankovic are the first known semifinalists of this year’s Barleys Dubai Tennis Championships and they will play each other on Friday. In the quarterfinals, Kuznetsova defeated Amelie Mauresmo, while Jankovic...

Justine Henin, Ana Ivanovic advance in Dubai

At the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships, top seed and defending champion Justine Henin had to work really hard to overcome Slovenian Katarina Srebotnik 7-5 6-7(6) 6-3, while Ana Ivanovic confidently defeated Nicole Vaidisova 6-4...

Kim Clijsters gave birth to baby girl

Belgian former world number one Kim Clijsters gave birth to a daughter on Wednesday, nine months after retiring from tennis at the young age of 23. The former US Open champion and her husband, US...
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