1. WTA Fines, Suspends Shamil Tarpischev for Comments About Williams Sisters

    The Women's Tennis Association announced on Friday they will fine and suspend Shamil Tarpischev, the head of the Russian Tennis Federation, for making misogynistic comments about Venus and Serena Williams ...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 3 months ago 16,796 reads 93 comments

  2. WTA's Silence Disappointing After Russian Tennis Head Slurs the Williams Sisters

    Serena and Venus Williams often pay homage to founders of the WTA. They frequently thank Billie Jean King for ushering in endless opportunities for women in tennis...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 4 months ago 24,157 reads 241 comments

  3. Early Storylines Emerging Ahead of the 2014 WTA Finals

    The annual end-of-season tournament featuring the world's eight highest ranked players in women's tennis kicks off Friday in Singapore...

    Brett Curtis Written by Brett Curtis about 4 months ago 4,582 reads 30 comments

  4. What Maria Sharapova Must Do to Take over WTA's No. 1 Rank from Serena Williams

    Maria Sharapova wants to end Serena Williams ' reign over the WTA . Williams and Sharapova sit atop the WTA rankings at No. 1 and No. 2, respectively...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 4 months ago 16,302 reads 30 comments

  5. Ranking the Top Candidates for WTA Player of the Year

    The WTA Finals at the end of October will bring an end to a thrilling 2014 for the WTA Tour. As with the men's side on the ATP, the four Grand Slams were split among four players, always a sign of healthy competition...

    Brett Curtis Written by Brett Curtis about 4 months ago 2,826 reads 5 comments

  6. Will Laura Robson, Heather Watson Take the Next Step in Their Careers in 2015?

    Heather Watson suffered a fourth successive first-round tournament exit at the hands of 34-year-old Venus Williams at the China Open last Sunday. Laura Robson, meanwhile, has not played since January due to a wrist injury...

    Brett Curtis Written by Brett Curtis about 4 months ago 4,580 reads 2 comments

  7. Is the WTA Facing a Crisis Due to Lack of Young Superstars?

    As the sun begins to set on the WTA's 2014 season, a potential crisis looms on the horizon. The young up-and-coming women's tennis players are rising too slow. This could leave the WTA with a shortage of superstars...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 4 months ago 7,420 reads 65 comments

  8. How Disastrous 2014 Wuhan Open Will Affect the WTA

    The 2014 Wuhan Open was supposed to be the sort of coming-out party for the WTA's revved-up Asian swing of the tour. Instead, the tournament got off to a disastrous start...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 4 months ago 16,067 reads 12 comments

  9. Serena Williams Illness: Updates on Tennis Star's Status and Recovery

    For the second time in less than three months, Serena Williams hasn't looked right on the tennis court. The world's top-ranked player was forced to withdraw from the Wuhan Open near the end of her first set against Alize Cornet with an illness...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 10,273 reads 21 comments

  10. Li Na Announces Retirement from Professional Tennis: Latest Comments, Reaction

    Citing the continued erosion of her ailing knees, two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na announced her retirement from professional tennis in a lengthy statement released on her official Facebook page ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 10,738 reads 15 comments

  11. Ranking Serena Williams' 5 Greatest Grand Slam Final Victories

    With Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic falling at the semifinals in the men's draw, the U.S. Open spotlight fell on Serena Williams as she looked to tie Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova with 18 Grand Slam singles titles...

    Brett Curtis Written by Brett Curtis about 5 months ago 10,211 reads 37 comments

  12. Serena Williams Approaching Greatest of All Time Status After 2014 US Open Title

    This isn 't the first—or the second, or third—time anyone has mentioned Serena Williams in the same sentence as "best women's player ever," but it's never been ...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 5 months ago 3,657 reads 20 comments

  13. Power Ranking the Top 20 Women's Players After the 2014 US Open

    Serena Williams continued making her case for Greatest of All Time. File her sixth U.S. Open title under solid evidence...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 5 months ago 11,450 reads 41 comments

  14. What Caroline Wozniacki's Loss to Serena Williams Means for Remainder of 2014

    Caroline Wozniacki was unable to end her drought in Grand Slam events as she was eliminated from the 2014 U.S. Open by Serena Williams in the final. The U.S...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 5,701 reads 8 comments

  15. US Open 2014 Women's Final: Wozniacki vs. Williams Preview and Prediction

    Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki will meet in the 2014 U.S. Open final. Oddly enough, it will be the second time this year that the two make headlines while Williams wears leopard print...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 5 months ago 16,778 reads 21 comments

  16. Peng vs. Wozniacki: Score and Highlights from US Open 2014 Women's Semifinals

    No. 10 Caroline Wozniacki def. Peng Shuai, 7-6 (7-1), 4-3 (retired) Caroline Wozniacki advanced to her second U.S. Open women's final under a bizarre set of circumstances...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 5 months ago 17,570 reads 12 comments

  17. US Open Tennis 2014: Day 12 Schedule, Matchups, Predictions for New York Bracket

    Serena Williams , Caroline Wozniacki, Peng Shuai and Ekaterina Makarova. The 2014 U.S. Open champion will emerge from that list of names, and the field will be trimmed to the final two Friday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 8,375 reads 0 comments

  18. US Open 2014 Women's Semifinals: TV Schedule, Start Time, Live Stream Info

    It’s final-four time at the 2014 U.S. Open on the women’s side of things, and tennis fans will be treated to two thrilling matches that feature the world’s top-ranked player and a former No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 12,156 reads 0 comments

  19. US Open 2014 Women's Semifinal: Makarova vs. Williams Preview and Prediction

    Serena Williams made things interesting, more interesting than needed, in her quarterfinal match against Flavia Pennetta. Williams dropped the first three games, then rattled off six in a row en route to a 6-3, 6-2 win over the Italian...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 5 months ago 9,189 reads 41 comments

  20. US Open 2014 Women's Semifinals: Peng vs. Wozniacki Preview and Prediction

    Peng Shuai and Caroline Wozniacki will meet in a semifinal at the 2014 U.S. Open that features a late bloomer against a former No. 1 player...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 5 months ago 11,961 reads 23 comments

  21. What Maria Sharapova's Loss to Caroline Wozniacki Means for Remainder of 2014

    The U.S. Open has been Maria Sharapova 's worst Grand Slam tournament as her career has gone on. Absent an intimidating serve, the hard courts don't suit Sharapova as they did in ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 5 months ago 5,585 reads 14 comments

  22. Why Serena Williams' 2014 US Open Draw Is Tougher Than It Looks

    Serena Williams appeared to be the biggest beneficiary of the upsets that took place on Thursday in her quarter of the draw at the U.S. Open. However, a draw with fewer seeded players presents Williams with a different challenge: the unknown...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 5 months ago 7,558 reads 28 comments

  23. CiCi Bellis vs. Zarina Diyas: Score and Recap from 2014 US Open

    In a gripping battle between two competitors with a combined age of 35, Zarina Diyas advanced past the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open with a closely contested victory over fan favorite Catherine "CiCi" Bellis on Thursday...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 8,376 reads 9 comments

  24. Maria Sharapova Will Reach Championship Match in 2014 U.S. Open

    If the goal of every tennis player at the 2014 U.S. Open is to win the title, Maria Sharapova is going to come closer than everyone else except the champion...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 2,165 reads 8 comments

  25. US Open 2014: American Women 1st Round Wins Show There's Life After the Williams

    The American women may be on the verge of something. What that something actually is has everything to do with performance and if we are to gauge the state of American women’s ...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 5 months ago 6,085 reads 5 comments