Carlsbad Classic – American rising star Gibbs captures spot in the final

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After giving us updates from the Carlsbad Classic kick-off day, a brief summery of three subsequent days and detailed reports from the Thanksgiving singles and doubles action and Friday's singles quarters and doubles final, our Karen...

Carlsbad Classic update – singles quarters and doubles final

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Friday was near perfect weather for the singles quarters and the doubles final. American Cici Bellis took on top seed Yanina Wickmayer. And Nicole Gibbs played Tatjana Maria. Under the radar a bit, American...

Thanksgiving singles and doubles action – Carlsbad Classic

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Our contributor Karen Helf is continuing her reports from the Carlsbad Classic, the very last WTA tournament in the 2015 season, and will give us updates straight from the stands all the way till the...

Adorable mini Yanina Wickmayer

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Yesterday was Belgian player Yanina Wickmayer's 26th birthday and it's time to induct her into our Little Tennis Stars hall of fame to commemorate the day. Just look at those fashionable striped pants! Wickmayer, a player...

Yanina Wickmayer clinches 2015 Japan Women’s Open title

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Belgium’s Yanina Wickmayer has won the 2015 Japan Women's Open Tennis title in Tokyo today, getting past Poland’s Magda Linette in what was a thrilling three-set final played under the Japanese sun. The high-quality final saw...

Wickmayer & Linette make Tokyo final

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Belgium’s Yanina Wickmayer & Poland’s Magda Linette will meet in Sunday’s Japan Women’s Open Tennis final in Tokyo, following their successful semifinals in the Japanese capital today. Wickmayer clinched her tenth WTA final with a...

Agnieszka Radwanska opens 2013 with Auckland title, Li Na with Shenzhen

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This has been a busy week in the tennis world, alongside the Brisbane International, Auckland and Shenzhen were played, and not to mention that the WTA stars have also been active at the Hopman...

Magda Sawczuk and Rhonda Costa win signed WTA autographs!

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It is my pleasure to announce the winners of our latest giveaway - Magda Sawczuk and Rhonda Costa! Congratulations! Among 65 people who liked Women's Tennis Blog's new Facebook page, Magda and Rhonda got selected in...

Win free WTA player autographs: Shahar Peer and Yanina Wickmayer

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It's been a while since our loyal reader and contributor John Bolan sent me signed photos of Israeli Shahar Peer and Belgian Yanina Wickmayer. I feel that the occasion of Roland Garros is a...

Clijsters falls on seventh match point against Wickmayer in Miami

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Twice Sony Ericsson Open champion, Kim Clijsters, this time went out in the third round, to her fellow Belgian Yanina Wickmayer. Before losing 6-4 7-6(5) Clijsters saved six match points late in the second...