Photos from the WTA’s 40 LOVE Party

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Nineteen women’s tennis players who have had the honor of being ranked No.1 gathered at the All-England Club in London on Sunday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the WTA Tour. Current WTA stars, recently...

Part 1: Comparison of the five slamless WTA No.1s and the origin of the phenomenon

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Omair, our stats expert, is using numbers to clarify our never-ending debates. This time he will examine the emergence of players who reached the top of the WTA rankings without winning a Grand Slam...

Dinara Safina still on hold, certain to miss the Australian Open

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Dinara Safina updated her Twitter followers, i.e. "her sweet tweeties", on her upcoming tennis plans and the news is that her career is still on hold. We will certainly not see the 25-year-old Russian...

Poll: Vote for the cutest childhood photos of WTA stars

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Since the photos of players when they were kids is one of your favorite sections on Women's Tennis Blog, I decided to include it on the homepage, at least for a while. Actually, it's...

Dinara Safina denies brother Marat’s claims of her retirement

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Dinara Safina's brother Marat recently stated how his sister's back is in such a bad state that she should forget tennis and look for living a regular life. She must continue with her therapy, but...

Marat says Safina’s comeback is impossible

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Dinara Safina's brother Marat says that given his sister's physical condition, i.e. the state of her back, it is impossible for her to come back to tennis. She should forget about putting more strain...

Dinara Safina shares old family photos on Twitter

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Was Dinara Safina inspired my recent updates of the players' childhood pictures series when I added super cute photos of Samantha Stosur and Sara Errani last week? The Russian shared a number of family...

Recap + news: Serena makes another statement, Safina not back soon

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Women's Tennis Blog is back from summer vacation! Glad to be back with you and tennis. Thanks for all your emails and comments of support, it's nice to know you've been missed. :) Before proceeding...

Dinara Safina abandons tennis, indefinitely

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Dinara Safina is sick of dealing with her back pain and announced that she doesn’t want to play tennis and has no idea when she will be ready to get back to competition. Interestingly,...

Who is the one to beat in women’s tennis? French Open 2011 prediction

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Marine of Tennis Notebook has become a regular contributor to Women's Tennis Blog. Now she's making French Open predictions. Do you agree with her? As we are nearing Roland Garros, tennis enthusiasts are starting to...