Tatiana Golovin

No miracles in Tatiana Golovin’s comeback match

Once among the most promising young tennis stars, Tatiana Golovin was forced to quit the sport because of a chronic back inflammation back in 2008, and now, more than 11 years and two kids...
Coco Gauff

“It’s crazy”: Gauff keeps progressing, makes Linz final as a lucky loser

For the first time in her life, including juniors, Coco Gauff entered a tournament as a lucky loser, then she made her first WTA quarterfinals, followed by her first semis, and now the 15-year-old...
Coco Gauff

Gauff beats top seed Bertens in Linz, becomes youngest player to reach WTA semifinal in 15 years

As much as mainstream media are putting Coco Gauff in the limelight, there's also a big group of people who consider the great attention this teenager receives to be too much too early. However,...
Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka makes the big decision: Will continue to represent Japan, gives up US citizenship

Japanese law states that people with dual citizenship have to choose just one before turning 22. Six days prior to her birthday on October 16th, 21-year-old Naomi Osaka made public one of the biggest...
Cori Gauff

Coco Gauff secures Top 100 debut with first WTA quarterfinals

Coco Gauff made the best use of her lucky loser entrance into the main draw of the Upper Austria Ladies Linz -- after being knocked out in the final round of qualifying, the American...
Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia and newly-appointed coach Marion Bartoli talk to the media at the 2019 Upper Austria Ladies Linz WTA International tennis tournament

Surprising coaching sighting in Linz: Jelena Ostapenko hires Marion Bartoli

Wednesday's WTA action at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz revealed a new surprising coaching partnership: During her 6-1 6-3 first-round victory over Germany's world No.130 Tamara Korpatsch, 2017 Roland Garros champion Jelena Ostapenko was...

Bencic upset in Linz, Sharapova arrives to meet fans despite withdrawal

After Monday night's party, the Upper Austria Ladies Linz kicked into higher gear on Tuesday, with nine first-round matches and a number of off-court activities that the WTA stars participated in. Qualifier Anna-Lena Friedsam, currently...
Ana Ivanovic husband retired

Ana Ivanovic welcomes soccer pro husband to the wonderful life of young and rich pensioners

Ana Ivanovic sure knows what it feels like to say goodbye to professional sports career and today she was by her husband Bastian Schweinsteiger's side as he closed one big chapter in his life,...
Generali Ladies Linz 2019 Players' Party

WTA players travel back to 1920s at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz players’ party

As the qualifying rounds completed on Monday, the Upper Austria Ladies Linz hosted a 1920s-inspired players' party and the WTA players responded to the theme in their own ways. Gold dominated the setting of the...
Naomi Osaka China Open 2019

Naomi Osaka beats Ashleigh Barty in China Open final

Fourth seed Naomi Osaka came back from a set down to defeat world No.1 Ashleigh Barty in the China Open final and for the first time in her career win back-to-back titles, after her...