Monday May 13
Barty gets French Open wildcard
After showing a recent liking for clay, rising Australian tennis star Ashleigh Barty has been handed a wildcard into this month's French Open.
Monday May 13
Three Slam Champs Exit Monday at Italian Open
There were no women's seeded upsets at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia Monday in Rome, but former No.
Thu May 09, 2013
Tennis - Vinci, Marakova among completed field for Aegon Cla a
The player field has been announced for the Aegon Classic, staged on the grass courts of the Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham from June 9-16. Joining the previously-named British number one Laura Robson, British number two Heather Watson, and France's world number 14 Marion Bartoli are Italians Roberta Vinci, who rose to a career high of world ... (more)
Thu May 02, 2013
Leopold Engleitner, oldest concentration camp survivor, dies
He refused to renounce his Jehovah's Witness faith to win his freedom but was eventually released, weighing just 28 kilograms , on condition that he agree to spend the rest of his life working as a slave agricultural laborer.
Schiavone still aiming for more after Morocco win
At the age of 32 and having slid from a career-high of fourth to her present position at 37 in the WTA rankings, it might seem safe to assume that Francesca Schiavone's best days are behind her.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Top seeds ousted in women's section of Portugal Open
Bartoli, seeded first and playing the day's first match, was defeated by Peng Shuai 6-0, 1-6, 6-4. Cibulkova, seeded second, dropped a 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 decision to Urszula Radwanska in the final match on Tuesday's schedule.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
West Hawaii Today
In Brief | Nation and World April 29
The conference is going with "East" and "West" instead and switching to a nine-game scheduling format after presidents and chancellors approved the moves on Sunday.
What to Watch in the WTA This Week: Portugal Open Preview
Sandwiched between busy weeks in Stuttgart and Madrid is a lovely smaller event between Lisbon and the ocean.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Schiavone wins Grand Prix SAR for 6th career title
The sixth-seeded Schiavone was dominant in the first set, breaking the Spaniard twice and not facing a single break point.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Schiavone reaches Moroccan Grand Prix finals
Sixth-seeded Francesca Schiavone of Italy defeated Chanelle Scheepers in straight sets in the semifinals of the Moroccan Grand Prix Saturday.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Schiavone to face Scheepers in Morocco semis Francesca Schiavone of...
Francesca Schiavone of Italy moved into the semifinals of the Grand Prix SAR by defeating third-seeded Alize Cornet of France 6-4, 6-4 on Friday.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Scheepers sails at Grand Prix SAR
Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa routed Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor 6-2, 6-1 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Grand Prix SAR.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Li Na welcomes home interest
Australian Open finalist Li Na said Monday she is pleased her on-court success has triggered a tennis boom in her native China as she prepares to launch her clay-court season at Stuttgart's WTA tournament.
Tennis: Italy into Fed Cup final with Czech win
Palermo, April 22 - Italy beat two-time defending champion Czech Republic 3-1 Monday to reach their fifth Fed Cup final in eight years.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
The Miami Herald
Vinci-Kvitova highlights Italy-Czech Fed Cup draw
Roberta Vinci will face Petra Kvitova on the opening day of the Fed Cup semifinals between Italy and the two-time defending champion Czech Republic.