1. Why Tennis Superstars Are Bucking ATP and WTA Establishment to Play in IPTL

    Roger Federer , Serena Williams , Novak Djokovic , Maria Sharapova , Andy Murray and Ana Ivanovic are among a host of professional tennis stars playing in the inaugural season of the International Premier Tennis League...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 9,847 reads 19 comments

  2. Improvements Top Stars in Women's Tennis Must Make in 2015

    The 2014 WTA season saw four different women capture Grand Slam titles and many others made their names known. It was as open-ended a year as any in recent memory...

    Joe Kennard Written by Joe Kennard about 3 months ago 633 reads 1 comments

  3. The Most Interesting Statistics for Tennis' Top Stars in 2014

    While players pore over the highs and lows of the last 12 months, the facts and figures from an exhausting year will help them better prepare for 2015. There may even be an interesting statistic or two for the top stars of 2014...

    Will Medlock Written by Will Medlock about 3 months ago 4,457 reads 9 comments

  4. Fed Cup Final 2014: Czech Republic vs. Germany Results and Scores

    Czech Republic won their third Fed Cup in four years, triumphing 3-1 over Germany in front of a delighted home crowd in Prague...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 4 months ago 1,890 reads 0 comments

  5. Why Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki's Friendship is Good for Women's Sports

    Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki appear to be on a friendship tour. When Wozniacki crossed the finish line of the New York City marathon, Williams was there to greet her...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 4 months ago 5,110 reads 7 comments

  6. The Biggest Storylines That Will Surround the Top WTA Stars in 2015

    Excluding the Fed Cup in November, the most iconic names in women’s tennis are finished hitting serves and pummelling returns for another year...

    Matt McGladrigan Written by Matt McGladrigan about 4 months ago 9,317 reads 8 comments

  7. Serena Williams Celebrates WTA Finals by Doing Major Handstands Under Trophy

    Serena Williams claimed her fifth WTA Finals title with a victory over Simona Halep in Singapore and celebrated by showing that she is pretty good at handstands. The American ends the year as world No...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 4 months ago 17,354 reads 28 comments

  8. 2014 WTA Finals: Winners and Losers from Singapore

    Women's tennis showcased spectacular drama at Singapore's 2014 WTA Finals. The eight top players in the world battled out two well-balanced groups of competitive stars, and it led to fascinating elimination matches on Friday...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 4 months ago 5,448 reads 28 comments

  9. 2014 WTA Finals: Final Grades for Every Player

    It was nothing less than expected. Serena Williams , qualifying for the 2014 WTA Finals in first place, lifted another title in Singapore...

    Will Medlock Written by Will Medlock about 4 months ago 2,061 reads 2 comments

  10. What Serena Williams' Rout over Eugenie Bouchard Says About the 2015 Season

    Serena Williams ' rout over Eugenie Bouchard in the WTA Championships serves as a forecast for 2015. Williams defeated Bouchard , 6-1, 6-1...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 4 months ago 11,396 reads 37 comments

  11. 2014 WTA Finals: Each Contender's Key to Winning in Singapore

    The stars have arrived, the groups have been drawn and the WTA Finals in Singapore is underway. Only three of the eight women to feature this year have won the tournament before ...

    Brett Curtis Written by Brett Curtis about 4 months ago 4,281 reads 2 comments

  12. 2014 WTA Finals: Odds for Each Contender to Win in Singapore

    The refreshing air which gripped the WTA season in January was replaced by the scent of normal service come July. The recently retired Li Na charmed the Australian Open as Serena Williams captured Grand Slam title No...

    Will Medlock Written by Will Medlock about 5 months ago 5,675 reads 46 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 16,924 reads 93 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 24,209 reads 236 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 4,585 reads 30 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 16,380 reads 30 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 2,841 reads 5 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 4,609 reads 2 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 7,437 reads 65 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 16,080 reads 12 comments

  21. 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 5 months ago 10,326 reads 21 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 10,753 reads 15 comments

  23. 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 6 months ago 10,266 reads 37 comments

  24. 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 6 months ago 3,750 reads 20 comments

  25. 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 6 months ago 11,456 reads 41 comments