Friday, Mar 31, 2023



Women's tennis works to safeguard against predatory coaches

March 20, 2023 6:41 pm

“Safeguarding is about emotional abuse. Physical abuse, as well. And it's not just coach-athlete,” said lawyer Lindsay Brandon.

Top-ranked Swiatek named WTA Player of the Year

December 12, 2022 9:04 pm

Poland's Swiatek went on a superb 37-match winning run and won the French and U.S. Opens as well as titles at Doha, Indian Wells, Miami, Stuttgart, Rome and San Diego.

WTA Finals: Who qualified for the year-end championships in Fort Worth?

October 22, 2022 11:35 am

Following Maria Sakkari's late triumph in Guadalajara on Friday, the eight-player signles list for the Finals is now decided.

Simona Halep, Pablo Carreno Busta clinch landmark titles in Canada

August 15, 2022 5:10 pm

Halep won her ninth WTA 1000 event in Toronto, while Carreno Busta won his first in Montreal.

Serena Williams loses first match since announcing retirement in emotional affair in Toronto

August 11, 2022 5:18 pm

While there were some familiar fist pumps and yells of "Come on!" in her second-round match in Toronto, it was only afterward that the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion really allowed her feelings to show.

Wimbledon 2022: Sore loser Jelena Ostapenko booed after throwing water bottle after loss 

July 04, 2022 5:29 pm

The two-time mother Tatjana Maria, who came back from a maternity leave this year, is now through to the quarters. Maria has criticised WTA for not supporting pregnant players

Are the next global tennis stars among these tweens?

May 01, 2022 9:51 am

The search for elite players is so competitive that IMG, the agency that once ruled tennis, is cultivating preteens to find the next prodigy, giving kids access to representatives from the pro tours and Nike.

Iga Swiatek becomes 1st Polish tennis player ranked No. 1

April 04, 2022 9:53 pm

After beating Naomi Osaka to win the Miami Open title on Saturday, Swiatek moved onto a 17-match winning streak having already won Indian Wells a week earlier, and the Qatar Open in Doha in February.

By rallying for Peng Shuai, WTA hits a winner against China

January 26, 2022 5:09 pm

It is a welcome change when a global sports body puts human rights and well-being of a player over a billion-dollar sponsorship deal.

WTA prepared to pull tournaments out of China over Peng Shuai allegation

November 19, 2021 5:47 pm

Neither Zhang or the Chinese government have commented on Peng's allegation and discussion of the topic has been blocked on China's heavily censored internet.