Battling Ivanovic beats Kuznetsova in Madrid

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Ana Ivanovic got a beautiful birthday present, a hard-fought 6-1 4-6 7-5 victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova at the Sony Ericsson Championships in Madrid. The Serbian world number four broke the Russian world number two three...

Maria Sharapova makes winning start in Madrid

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Maria Sharapova defeated Daniela Hantuchova 6-4 7-5 in a thrilling first match of the red group at the Sony Ericsson Championships in Madrid. The match started with an exchange of breaks. Then, the players held...

Justine Henin starts with confident win in Madrid

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Top-seeded Justine Henin claimed an opening round-robin victory at the Sony Ericsson Championships in Madrid defeating seventh-seeded Anna Chakvetadze 6-1 7-6(4). The Belgian world number one quickly took the first set, in which she had...

Justine Henin receives trophy for capturing year-end No.1 ranking

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In Madrid, Justine Henin received a trophy from WTA Tour CEO Larry Scott for the fact that she will finish the 2007 season as the number one player in the world. Justine has achieved...

Henin fears she might miss the Olympics because of air pollution

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Top-ranked women’s tennis player Justine Henin is concerned about pollution levels in Beijing, the host city of the 2008 Olympic Games. The Belgian has breathing problems and she fears that high pollution in the...

Sony Ericsson Championships schedule for Tuesday

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The season-ending Championships begin on Tuesday, November 6, and here’s what the order of play for the day one looks like: From 18.00hrs (Madrid time, of course) 1. Justine Henin vs. Anna Chakvetadze 2. Maria Sharapova vs....

Lindsay Davenport wins Bell Challenge in Quebec

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American Lindsay Davenport continues her dream comeback with a 6-4 6-1 win over third-seeded Julia Vakulenko of Ukraine at the Bell Challenge in Canada. The former world number one claimed her second WTA title...

Hingis’ controversial statements about other players

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Now that Hingis has retired, let’s take a look back at one of the things that the Swiss player was famous for – her sharp tongue. Here are some entertaining Martina’s quotes. Enjoy! When asked...

Hingis takes action to protect reputation

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Five-time Grand Slam champion Martina Hingis, who retired from professional tennis a few days ago because she did "not want to have a fight with anti-doping authorities" following her positive test for cocaine at...

Davenport, Vakulenko meet in Quebec final

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Former world number one Lindsay Davenport advanced to the Bell Challenge final Saturday with a 6-2, 6-7(3), 6-3 win over second-seeded Vera Zvonareva of Russia. In the title match Davenport will face third-seeded Julia...