Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour

2017-06-26 19:39

John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700" in the world tennis rankings if she played on the men's tour


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Kvitova withdraws from Eastbourne

2017-06-26 14:48

Petra Kvitova has pulled out of the Wimbledon warm-up at Eastbourne this week with an abdominal injury, the WTA has reported.

WTA Tour

Comeback queen Kvitova wins Birmingham title

2017-06-25 17:31

Petra Kvitova clinched her first title in just her second tournament since returning from a career-threatening hand injury, defeating Australia's Ashleigh Barty at Birmingham.

WTA Tour

Kvitova hammers out Wimbledon warning

2017-06-23 19:55

Petra Kvitova, the two-time Wimbledon champion whose career was almost ended by a knife attack, is finding her groove again.

WTA Tour

Kvitova closes in on Top 10

2017-06-26 14:05

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has moved up to 12th in the WTA rankings released on Monday.

WTA Tour

Sevastova v Goerges in Mallorca final

2017-06-24 19:46

Anastasija Sevastova has reached the final at the Mallorca grass court tournament where she will play Julia Goerges.

WTA Tour

Sharapova eyes World Team Tennis return

2017-06-23 07:19

Maria Sharapova will return to competitive tennis in July for two World Team Tennis matches.

WTA Tour

Sevastova strikes another blow for Latvia

2017-06-26 08:07

Anastasija Sevastova won her first trophy since 2010 on Sunday when she captured the Mallorca Open.

WTA Tour

Kvitova v Barty in Aegon Classic final

2017-06-24 14:42

Petra Kvitova will face unseeded giant-killer Ashleigh Barty in the final of the Birmingham grass court tournament.

WTA Tour

Injured Svitolina could miss Wimbledon

2017-06-22 23:14

World number five Elina Svitolina said she could miss Wimbledon with a heel injury, after slumping to a second-round defeat in Birmingham.

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Svitolina latest high-profile casualty in Birmingham

2017-06-22 16:58

World number five Elina Svitolina became the latest in a series of top-10 casualties when she lost to qualifier Camila Giorgi in the second round at Birmingham.

WTA Tour

Azarenka wins first match since giving birth

2017-06-21 16:41

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka saved three match points to overcome Japan's Risa Ozaki in Mallorca on her comeback following the birth of her son.

WTA Tour

Kvitova off to winning start at Birmingham

2017-06-20 14:34

Two-times Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova got her grass season off to a positive start with a 6-2 6-3 win over compatriot Tereza Smitkova in Birmingham.

WTA Tour

Azarenka ready for 'new part of career'

2017-06-19 09:22

Former world No 1 and two-time Grand Slam title winner Victoria Azarenka returns to tennis after a year's absence this week, claiming "I'm ready for a new part of my career".

WTA Tour

Kerber out of Birmingham with injury

2017-06-18 14:04

Angelique Kerber suffered a fresh blow when a strain forced the world number one to withdraw from the Aegon Classic in Birmingham.

WTA Tour

Kontaveit, Vikhlyantseva into final

2017-06-17 19:37

Estonian Anett Kontaveit beat Lesia Tsurenko to reach her second WTA Tour final in 's-Hertogenbosch, where she will play Russia's Natalia Vikhlyantseva.

WTA Tour

Sharapova invited to Stanford event

2017-06-15 09:54

Five-time grand slam champion Maria Sharapova has received an invitation to play at the WTA Stanford tournament at the end of next month.


Halep awarded wildcard at Eastbourne

2017-06-22 13:18

Simona Halep will make it eight out of the women's world top 10 appearing at the Aegon International, after accepting a wild card invitation.

WTA Tour

Muguruza survives scare in Birmingham

2017-06-21 07:45

Former Wimbledon finalist Garbine Muguruza suffered a scare before taking the first early steps that may help her forget her ordeal in losing her French Open title 10 days ago.

WTA Tour

Azarenka relishing future 'battle of mums'

2017-06-20 13:13

Victoria Azarenka cannot wait to renew her rivalry with close friend Serena Williams in what could shape up to become a future battle of the tennis mums.

WTA Tour

Vekic shocks Konta to win Nottingham title

2017-06-18 19:46

Donna Vekic ruined Johanna Konta's bid to win her first title on home soil as the Croatian beat the British No 1 in the Nottingham Open final.


Kerber scrambles for Wimbledon boost

2017-06-18 06:30

Angelique Kerber's chances of clinging to a small lead at the top of the world rankings may hinge on the quality of her performances at the Birmingham WTA grass court event.

WTA Tour

Halep pulls out of Birmingham event

2017-06-15 17:41

World No 2 Simona Halep has withdrawn from next week's Aegon Classic in Birmingham due to a right ankle injury.

WTA Tour

Pliskova to miss Birmingham with elbow injury

2017-06-14 14:51

World number three Karolina Pliskova says she will miss the WTA Wimbledon warm-up event in Birmingham due to an elbow injury.

WTA Tour

Kvitova reaches first quarter-final of comeback

2017-06-21 18:55

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was cheered as if she had been the home player, after a straight-sets win over Britain's Naomi Broady in Birmingham.

WTA Tour

Azarenka one game from defeat in comeback

2017-06-20 22:19

Victoria Azarenka was one game from defeat in her comeback from a year-long absence when play was suspended due to bad light in Mallorca.

WTA Tour

Estonia's Kontaveit secures maiden title

2017-06-18 17:29

Estonia's Anett Kontaveit scooped up her first WTA title after beating Natalia Vikhlyantseva of Russia in the 's-Hertogenbosch final.

WTA Tour

Konta to face Vekic in Nottingham final

2017-06-17 22:16

Top seed Johanna Konta cruised past Magdalena Rybarikova in straight sets to set up a final in Nottingham against Croatia's Donna Vekic.

WTA Tour

Konta through to quarters in Nottingham

2017-06-15 17:37

Top seed Johanna Konta made short work of doubles partner Yanina Wickmayer to reach the quarter-finals of the Aegon Open Grass Court tournament in Nottingham

WTA Tour

French Open winner Ostapenko soars into Top 20

2017-06-12 15:52

Surprise French Open winner Jelena Ostapenko has broken into the WTA Top 20 for the first time, jumping 35 places to 12th in the latest rankings.


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