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Serena Williams Recovers From ‘Viral Illness’, Will Defend Swedish Open Title

Serena Williams Recovers From ‘Viral Illness’, Will Defend Swedish Open Title

By Val Powell July 6, 2014

After retiring at Wimbledon from her doubles match with sister Venus Williams, Serena Williams is now doing well and will be returning to the court to defend her Swedish Open title on July 14. Tournament director Nina Wennerstrom confirmed Williams’ …

Ana Ivanovic Finally Wins A Title On A Grass Court

Serbian tennis pro Ana Ivanovic, 26, has finally achieved her first grass court title. On Sunday, she defeated Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova with a score of 6-3 6-2, which allowed her to earn the coveted Aegon Classic title in Birminghan, England. It was …

Monica Seles To Marry Thomas Golisano

Monica Seles, famous tennis player and former stab victim, is engaged to marry Thomas Golisano, potential future Buffalo Bills owner and billionaire. The kicker is that he is 72. She is 40. Surely images are beginning to conjure of Anna …

Monica Seles: Owner Of The Buffalo Bills?

Hungarian tennis pro Monica Seles, 40, is engaged to 72-year-old Tom Golisano, the former owner of the NHL team, Buffalo Sabres. Seles is known for being stabbed by a fan of German tennis star and rival Steffi Graf. Due to …

Maria Sharapova Beats Bouchard, Ready For Halep

Maria Sherapova may make winning look easy, but she has worked hard to make it to this Saturday’s final. She managed to beat out 18th-seeded Eugenie Bouchard of Canada after a rough game that could have gone either way. “She …

Is Simona Halep's Breast Surgery Making Her Better?

Simona Halep’s breast surgery may just have saved her tennis career. The 22-year-old Romanian tennis pro has propelled herself to the fourth round at Roland Garros for the first time in her career, and many are thinking that her breast …

Kiki Bertens Loses To Comeback Star Andrea Petkovic

Kiki Bertens was defeated on Monday at the French Open by Andrea Petkovic 1-6, 6-2, 7-5. Bertens had a good long run, but was not able to withstand Petkovic’s flying comeback. Petkovic’s career was at a stand still only about …

Andy Murray Moves To Last Eight In French Open

On Saturday evening, Andy Murray’s match with No. 28 seed Philipp Kohlschreiber was suspended in the fourth set due to lack of light, and resumed on Sunday morning. Murray secured a victory after playing for a grueling four hours and seven minutes. …

Stosur Defeated By Sharapova At French Open

Samantha Stosur let an amazing opportunity slip through her hands after being defeated by Maria Sharapova during the French Open. Stosur had a one-set lead over Sharapova, but ended up losing nine straight games. The Australian tennis player posed a …

Ernests Gulbis Defeats Roger Federer At French Open

On Sunday, Latvian tennis pro Ernests Gulbis defeated Roger Federer and advanced to the quarterfinals. Gulbis also ended Federer’s 9-year streak of joining the final 8 at Roland Garros. After their match, which lasted 3 hours and 42 minutes, Gulbis …

Maria Sharapova Responds To Sexist Comments

Ernests Gulbis from Latvia, 25, made sexist comments when reporters asked him about his two younger sisters who also play tennis. He said that he wishes his sisters would not pursue professional tennis, as it’s tough for a woman. “A …

Angelique Kerber Out Of French Open

On Sunday, Eugenie Bouchard propelled to the French Open quarterfinals when she beat Angelique Kerber of Germany with a score of 6-1, 6-2. The match was over in 52 minutes. After the match, Bouchard said, “I believe I can play …

Agnieszka Radwanska Defeated at French Open

When the No. 2 ranked women’s tennis player in the world, Li Na, lost in the third round at the French Open to 21-year-old Kristina Mladenovic on Tuesday, the world saw the occasion as simply a routine upset which occurs …

Serena Williams Demolished At French Open

On Wednesday, Serena and Venus Williams both lost in the second round. They were looking forward to playing with each other, but it seems that they will both be going home early. Had they won against their opponents, they would …

Li Na Defeated In First Round At French Open

Li Na, 32-year-old Chinese professional tennis player, failed to win the first round of the French Open on Tuesday, as she lost to Kristina Mladenovic of France with a score of 7-5, 3-6, 6-1. With her loss, she failed to …

Jessica Korda Wins Airbus LPGA Classic

Jessica Korda won the Airbus LPGA Classic on Sunday in Mobile, AL. “It’s very sweet,” the 21-year-old Bradenton, FL native said. “Finally on U.S. soil and somewhat close to Florida.” The tournament took place on The Crossings course at the …

Monica Puig Claims First Ever WTA Title

Monica Puig has won her first Women’s Tennis Association Title Saturday. It also happens to be her first career title, proving that she is an up and comer to be reckoned with. Other first WTA titlists this year include Garbine …