Agnieszka Radwanska moves into the second round of Seoul

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The first round of the KDB Korea Open finished on Thursday and top seed and world No.4 Agnieszka Radwanska advanced to the second round after defeating world No.71 Alexandra Cadantu of Romania 6-4 6-0 in...

Schiavone conquers claycourt Marrakech

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Beating Petra Martic, Simoa Halep, third seed Alize Cornet, Chanelle Scheepers and finally in the match of two 32-year-olds Lourdes Dominguez Lino, the sixth-seeded Francesca Schiavone earned her sixth WTA title, the GP de SAR...

From knee-high kids to sky-high careers – players look back at childhood photos for Olympic Book

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Looks like Women's Tennis Blog's Kiddie Pics section inspired the theme of the ITF's Olympic Book, aiming to promote the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Tennis Events. Aspire, Inspire: Celebrating Tennis at the Olympics...

Former champion and last year’s runner-up Schiavone out of Roland Garros in round three

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Coming to the 2012 French Open, Varvara Lepchenko had never been past the second round of a Grand Slam, but this time she eliminated seed No.19 Jelena Jankovic in the second round and built...

Radwanska lifts Brussels trophy, Schiavone victorious in Strasbourg

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Just days before Roland Garros, we have two more titlists at the tournaments leading up to the claycourt Grand Slam - Agnieszka Radwanska and Francesca Schiavone. Radwanska may not be a top contender for the...

Schiavone upset by compatriot in the Australian Open second round

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The biggest Australian hope, US Open champion Samantha Stosur, crashed out of the Aussie Open already in the first round, and we didn't wait for long for another Grand Slam champion to bow out,...

Stosur loses to Schiavone in Sydney, paralized by home crowd expectations

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Samantha Stosur lost 6-2 6-4 in the first round of the Apia International Sydney to Francesca Schiavone, which is her second straight early loss at a tournament on her home soil this year, ahead of the...

Schiavone beats both the Williams sisters in Milan, dances to “Beat It”

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Never in their eight previous matches in the period of eight years, from 2002 to 2010, had Francesca Schiavone beaten Venus Williams, and at the December 3rd exhibition event in Milan, the Italian managed...

Francesca Schiavone falls first round at Korea Open

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Top seed Francesca Schiavone lost in the opening round of the Hansol Korea Open to Vera Dushevina. It is actually Dushevina’s third victory over Schiavone in their four matches, but the first one in...

Francesca Schiavone avoids upset to Galina Voskoboeva

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John Bolan, friend, reader and contributor of Women's Tennis Blog, is at the US Open and he sent me his summary of the second day. I wanted to share with you John's view of...