French Open 2017 PHOTOS, Day 1: Kerber historic loss, Kvitova’s spectacular return

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Sunday was the opening day of Roland Garros 2017 and even though the big tennis fortnight has just started, world number one Angelique Kerber is already out, having fallen to Ekaterina Makarova, while Petra...

Photos from Rome: Kerber & Cibulkova make early exits

Angelique Kerber’s woes continued at the 2017 Internazionali BNL d’Italia as the world #1 suffered another second-round loss. Following early losses in Stuttgart and Madrid, Kerber fell prey to Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit in Rome, being...

PHOTOS: Tuesday at the 2017 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix

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Women's Tennis Blog's photographer Jimmie48 was as busy as ever on Tuesday at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, documenting the loss of seventh seed Agnieszka Radwanska and wins of Svetlana Kuznetsova, Barbora Strycova and...

Photos from Stuttgart: Glamorous opening ceremony of the 40th Porsche Tennis Grand Prix

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Monday at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix was all about the glamorous opening ceremony marking the start of the 40th edition of the tournament. Early in the day, Karolina Pliskova did a Porsche Parking Challenge, even...

Photos from the Aegon International – Weather woes continued in Eastbourne

Bad weather continued to plague the 2016 Aegon International Eastbourne on Thursday. Following a partly rained-out Wednesday that saw two third-round matches pushed to the quarterfinal day, continuing rain prevented three Thursday's matches from...

Photos from the Aegon International – Rain shortens Monday in Eastbourne

The 2016 Aegon International in Eastbourne was off to a troublesome start on Monday as the British seaside town was hit with severe rain showers early into the day, forcing several cutbacks to the day’s...

Azarenka moves on, Bencic & Muguruza out in Brisbane

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After a somewhat disappointing turn of events at the 2016 Brisbane International on Tuesday, things were looking up in Queensland on Wednesday as the persistent rain had been replaced by plenty of Australian sunshine. Wednesday...

WTA Australian Open semifinals preview: Sharapova vs. Makarova, Williams vs. Keys

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Visitor numbers are telling me that you enjoyed our quarterfinal previews and, as promised, Omair is continuing his statistical tennis research to help us predict the winner of the upcoming WTA semifinals at the 2015...

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...

Makarova defeats Azarenka to reach US Open Semis

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Ekaterina Makarova produced another stunning performance to defeat last year's US Open finalist, Victoria Azarenka, 6-4 6-2 in one hour and 27 minutes.  Although it was decided in straight sets, this was a thoroughly...