Maria Sharapova

Cincinnati PHOTOS: Sharapova gets past Riske, Peterson & Swiatek make upsets

Monday's schedule at the Western & Southern Open featured twelve first-round matches and our Jimmie48 attended three of them, plus several practice sessions, doubles matches, press conferences and a WTA video shoot. Maria Sharapova rallied...
Naomi Osaka

Andreescu upsets Bertens, Williams & Osaka set up quarterfinal clash at Rogers Cup

Thursday was a successful day for top seeds as the quarterfinals shaped up at the Rogers Cup in Toronto, with the exception of fifth seed Kiki Bertens, who fell to Bianca Andreescu, born in...
Andreescu & Bouchard

Barty loses Toronto opener, Andreescu beats Bouchard in all-Canadian clash

Tuesday at the Rogers Cup featured the second half of first-round action and the opening of second-round action. Let's do a quick recap and see the photos our Jimmie48 took during another busy day...
Maria Sharapova Rogers Cup 2019

Rogers Cup PHOTOS: Top players arrive in Toronto, Sharapova is back

While the final round of qualifying was underway at the Rogers Cup on Sunday, our Jimmie48 was busy catching up with top players who arrived in Toronto on the eve of the Premier 5...
Wimbledon 2019 fashion overview

Swarovski Swoosh, textured materials, asymmetry, pleats and gold accents mark WTA fashion at Wimbledon 2019

It's time for an all-white edition of my Grand Slam fashion overviews. After the 2019 Australian Open WTA fashion inspired by oceans, tattoos and '90s, then the bees, flowers, zebras, and other graphic prints...
Alison Riske Wimbledon 2019

Alison Riske into Wimbledon quarterfinals, upsets No.1 Ashleigh Barty

American world No.55 Alison Riske is through to her first Grand Slam quarterfinals with a comeback 3-6 6-2 6-3 victory over top-ranked Ashleigh Barty in the fourth round of Wimbledon. In a match between players...
Ashleigh Barty & Alison Van Uytvanck at Wimbledon 2019

Barty cruises past Van Uytvanck into the third round of Wimbledon

Top seed Ashleigh Barty had no trouble reaching the third round of Wimbledon 2019, as she spent only about 55 minutes to beat Belgian world No.58 Alison Van Uytvanck 6-1 6-3 on Court No.2 on Thursday. Coming...

Predicting the Wimbledon champion: Will the Barty Party continue in London?

Wimbledon is just hours away, so let's have a quick look at this year's favorites and dark horses. At the end of my chat about leading contenders, there's a poll where you can vote...

Ashleigh Barty’s meteoric rise to number one: From unranked to the top in three years

Ashleigh Barty resumed her tennis career after a two-year break to play professional cricket and at her comeback tournament in Eastbourne 2016 she went all the way to the semifinals as an unranked player....

Ashleigh Barty wins Birmingham and No.1 ranking!

Just two weeks after winning her maiden Grand Slam title at Roland Garros, Australia's Ashleigh Barty claimed a Premier-level title on the grasscourts of the Nature Valley Classic, beating doubles partner Julia Goerges of...