WTA Australian Open quarterfinal preview: Sharapova vs. Bouchard, Makarova vs. Halep

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This is a guest post by Omair, who combines his love of numbers and tennis into his statistical tennis previews. After some time of absence, Omair has recently contributed to Women's Tennis Blog with the article "Story inspired by Li...

Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova go retro for OK magazine

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I've realized I'm a great fan of stylish retro tennis fashion. Isn't this photo of Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova amazing? The Russian doubles duo embraced the 1920s feel for the Russian OK magazine photoshoot. I love...

Pavlyuchenkova wins Paris, Makarova victorious in Pattaya

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Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova claimed her biggest career title by defeating Sara Errani 3-6 6-2 6-3 in the final of the $710,000 Open GDF SUEZ. After victories over Francesca Schiavone in the first round, seventh seed Carla...

Qualifier Ekaterina Makarova wins AEGON International without dropping a set

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World No.100 Ekaterina Makarova went through three qualifying rounds and then eliminated a lot of big names from the main draw to win her first Sony Ericsson WTA Tour singles title at the Premier-level...

Makarova scores biggest career victory against Azarenka in Madrid

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First of all, I'm glad to be back after a week-long Orthodox Easter holiday relaxation in the mountains - I got a bit blown away by the laid back lifestyle and nature and didn't...

Miami Open PHOTOS: Naomi Osaka beats idol Serena Williams in the first round

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First-round action completed at the Miami Open on Wednesday and all eyes were on Serena Williams' match against fresh Indian Wells champion Naomi Osaka. Our Jimmie48 is bringing us photos from this match, in which...

Eastbourne PHOTOS: Wozniacki, Pliskova reach third round, Cibulkova wins clash of former champions

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Monday's schedule at the Nature Valley International was all about first-round action, except for two second-round matches in which top seed Caroline Wozniacki beat Camila Giorgi 6-2 6-3 and second seed Karolina Pliskova prevailed...

Post-match numbers: Sharapova vs. Makarova Australian Open quarterfinal

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Our stats expert Omair was again busy and prepared post-match analytics of the Australian Open quarterfinals whose previews he presented yesterday. Let's first see how the numbers look for the quarterfinal in which Maria Sharapova...

Cincinnati PHOTOS: Makarova, Hradecka clinch doubles title

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Playing together only for the second time, and first time after seven years, doubles pairing of seventh seeds Lucie Hradecka and Ekaterina Makarova won the Western & Southern Open with a straight-sets final defeat of...

Makarova beats Stosur, to play Azarenka in Eastbourne final

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Qualifier at the AEGON International Ekatertina Makarova may have started the semifinal against in-form Samantha Stosur slow, but in the end she sent the third seed packing with a 7-6(5) 7-5 victory. The 100th-ranked Makarova...