Sharapova gets wildcard into WTA Toronto event

2017-05-23 20:42

Former world number one Maria Sharapova, making a comeback after a 15-month doping ban, has been awarded a wildcard entry into the Toronto WTA tournament.


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French Open

Kvitova to make 'last-minute decision' on French Open

2017-05-23 14:17

Petra Kvitova will make a "last-minute decision" whether to compete in the French Open as she prepares a comeback after her attack, her spokesperson has said.

WTA Tour

Slick Svitolina upsets hurting Halep to win Rome

2017-05-21 16:56

Ukraine's Elina Svitolina continued her brilliant season with a clinical upset win over injury-hit Simona Halep in the Italian Open final.

WTA Tour

Halep beats Bertens to reach Rome final

2017-05-20 14:26

Romania's Simona Halep reached the Rome Masters final after sweeping past Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens in their semi-final.

WTA Tour

Kvitova set for Wimbledon after stabbing

2017-05-23 13:23

Twice champion Petra Kvitova is set to play at Wimbledon this summer, a member of her support team has said.

WTA Tour

French Open champ Muguruza faces Roland Garros fitness fight

2017-05-21 13:27

Garbine Muguruza was forced to retire from her Rome semi-final against Elina Svitolina, placing a question mark over her fitness for the French Open.

WTA Tour

New mum Azarenka to return for Wimbledon

2017-05-22 14:28

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka said Monday she will return earlier than planned to compete at Wimbledon this July, seven months after giving birth to son Leo.

WTA Tour

French Open champ Muguruza hobbles out of Rome

2017-05-20 19:44

French Open champion Garbine Muguruza was forced to retire due to injury from her Rome Masters semi-final against Ukraine's Elina Svitolina.

WTA Tour

Halep into Rome last four with Kontaveit win

2017-05-19 15:16

Romanian Simona Halep surged into the semi-finals of the Rome Masters for the third time after a win over Estonian Anett Kontaveit.

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WTA Tour

Sharapova granted Birmingham wildcard

2017-05-18 18:52

Maria Sharapova has been granted a wildcard for next month's WTA Tour grass court event in Birmingham, a key Wimbledon warm-up.

WTA Tour

World No 1 Kerber crashes out of Rome

2017-05-18 09:00

World No 1 Angelique Kerber has crashed out of the Rome Masters, going down to in straight sets to Anett Kontaveit of Estonia.

French Open

Sharapova denied French Open wild card

2017-05-17 10:00

Two-time champion Maria Sharapova has been denied a wild card for this year's event at Roland Garros.

WTA Tour

Sharapova wins opening match in Rome

2017-05-16 09:00

Maria Sharapova broke seven times to win her opening match at the Rome Masters, with the Russian wild card advancing over American Christina McHale.

WTA Tour

Halep retains Madrid Open title

2017-05-14 09:30

Simona Halep has defended her Madrid Open title by edging out Kristina Mladenovic in a thrilling near three-hour final.

WTA Tour

Bouchard makes headlines - for the right reasons

2017-05-11 13:56

Eugenie Bouchard has been all over the news of late, but now her results are starting to do the talking.

WTA Tour

Sharapova set for wildcard entry in Birmingham

2017-05-09 13:37

Maria Sharapova will be awarded a wildcard by the Lawn Tennis Association to play at next month's Aegon Classic in Birmingham.

ATP Tour

Fognini and Pennetta welcome baby boy

2017-05-19 13:01

Italian tennis stars Fabio Fognini and wife Flavia Pennetta have welcomed a baby boy into the world.

WTA Tour

USTA 'destroyed' footage of Bouchard fall

2017-05-17 13:51

Attorneys for Eugenie Bouchard have accused the USTA of erasing security camera footage of her fall in the trainer's room at the 2015 US Open.

WTA Tour

French expect backlash over Sharapova wildcard call

2017-05-16 14:29

French Open organisers are bracing for controversy ahead of the decision on whether to grant Maria Sharapova a wildcard for Roland Garros.

WTA Tour

Kerber back on top of WTA Tour rankings

2017-05-15 12:48

Angelique Kerber has displaced Serena Williams at the top of the WTA Tour rankings released.


Pique plans World Cup to revive Davis Cup

2017-05-12 16:51

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique is part of a consortium planning a World Cup of tennis tournament to revive the fortunes of the tired Davis Cup format.

WTA Tour

Halep battles back to oust Vinci in Madrid

2017-05-09 18:19

Defending champion Simona Halep came from 5-2 down in the final set to beat Roberta Vinci to reach the third round of the Madrid Open.

WTA Tour

Players 'scared' to criticise Sharapova

2017-05-09 07:17

Eugenie Bouchard claims plenty of other players on the WTA Tour share her outspoken views on Maria Sharapova's return from an 15-month doping ban.

WTA Tour

Grainger quits as SA’s Fed Cup captain

2017-05-18 11:11

Tennis South Africa announced that Earl Grainger has stepped down from his position as Fed Cup captain.

WTA Tour

Injured Sharapova pulls out of Italian Open

2017-05-17 10:00

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova pulled out of her Italian Open second-round tie with Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.

WTA Tour

Sharapova targeting return to the top

2017-05-16 09:04

Former world No 1 Maria Sharapova says she is not looking too far ahead after returning from a doping suspension.

WTA Tour

WTA Tour slams Nastase presence at Madrid Open

2017-05-14 09:33

Much-criticised Fed Cup coach Ilie Nastase's role in the Madrid Open trophy presentation was labelled "irresponsible and unacceptable" by the WTA Tour.


Nishikori injury sends Djokovic through, Halep wins

2017-05-12 16:43

Novak Djokovic moved into the semi-finals of the Madrid Masters on Friday without hitting a ball as Kei Nishikori withdrew.

WTA Tour

Sharapova more disappointed to lose early than to detractor

2017-05-09 17:11

To Maria Sharapova, the most disappointing part of leaving the Madrid Open was doing so in the second round.

WTA Tour

Bouchard beats fallen idol Sharapova in Madrid

2017-05-09 09:47

Eugenie Bouchard claimed she had the support of the tennis world after matching her fighting talk with some thrilling tennis to shock Maria Sharapova.


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