Ivanovic & Pliskova start off smooth in Tokyo

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The final two players have kicked off their 2015 Toray Pan Pacific Open campaign as Ana Ivanovic & Karolina Pliskova completed their first matches inside Tokyo’s Ariake Coliseum on Thursday. Following her first-round bye, Ivanovic got...

Bencic, Kerber & Muguruza make quarterfinals in Tokyo

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Second round action at the 2015 Toray Pan Pacific Open kicked off on Wednesday and the big-name players continue to make almost flawless progress in Tokyo’s Ariake Coliseum. Angelique Kerber was among the stars who made...

Star players in cruise control in Tokyo

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First-round play at the 2015 Toray Pan Pacific Open completed on Tuesday in Tokyo as some of the tournament’s most popular player completed their first matches inside Ariake Coliseum with flying colors. Following Agnieszka Radwanska’s...

Glamor on display at Tokyo Players’ Party

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To kick off the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, the tournament gave our WTA stars a chance to glam up and relax at Monday's fancy Players' Party. Our Jimmie48 is in the city,...

Main-draw action kicks off in Tokyo

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The main draw of the 2015 Toray Pan Pacific Open got underway in Tokyo’s Ariake Coliseum on Monday and one of the WTA’s most traditional Premier tournaments goes into its next edition. Held inside the...

An inside look at the work of a tennis photographer: Interview Part 1 – Tournament routine

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If you're a regular at Women's Tennis Blog, you must know about Jimmie48, our main photographer for about two years now, traveling the globe to bring us the atmosphere from WTA tournaments all the way...

Ana Ivanovic takes Tokyo for the fourth title of 2014

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Year 2008 will always remain Ana Ivanovic's unprecedented career milestone, but 2014, even without a Grand Slam title for the Serb, has shaped up into another memorable season. Overcoming Caroline Wozniacki in today's Toray Pan Pacific Open final,...

Petra Kvitova conquers Tokyo for her second title this year

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Seed No.7 Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic defeated seed No.5 Angelique Kerber of Germany in the big all-lefty final of the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Saturday and won $426,000 in prize money...

Left-handed Petra Kvitova and Angelique Kerber make Tokyo finals

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After Friday's semifinal action at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo we have two lefties standing - Petra Kvitova and Angelique Kerber. The first semifinal featured seed No.7 Petra Kvitova and Venus Williams and in...

Martina Hingis allegedly commits crime against estranged husband Thibault Hutin, her camp says it’s “total nonsense”

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Martina Hingis married French showjumper Thibault Hutin in December 2010, after less than a year of dating, and this summer Thibault talked trash of Martina for the press, saying how he caught her cheating, then forgave...