All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Women’s Tennis’

Caroline Wozniacki Forgot To Take The Money, $1.45 Million!

Tennis sweetheart Caroline Wozniacki, currently holding the seventh spot in the world rankings, was said to be more excited about New York Fashion Week than her U.S. Open runner-up winnings. She was apparently so excited that she left the tournament without claiming her $1.45M prize money. After losing to her close personal friend Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final …

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Li Na: Chinese Tennis Champion Retires Due To Chronic Knee Injuries

Tennis superstar, Li Na, has announced her immediate retirement from the sport saying her chronic knee injuries cause so much pain that she is no longer able to give 100% to her game. The current world No. 6 is the first Chinese player to win a grand slam singles champion title, which she won twice, in the French Open in …

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

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’ participation through an email sent to ESPN. Before retiring from last Wednesday’s game, Williams looked disoriented and had trouble catching …

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Serena Williams Exits Doubles Match At Wimbledon Due To Ailment

Serena Williams was out of her game on Saturday. During the warm up for her doubles match against Kristina Barrois and Stefanie Vögele, she looked disoriented and had trouble picking up the tennis balls. On Saturday, Williams said that she did not know what she did wrong, referring to her loss to Alize Cornet. “Usually I do. Usually I know …

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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 the first time Zahlavova-Strycova played in a major tournament final. Ivanovic started her game a bit shaky, but she was …

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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 the injury, Seles had to stop playing tennis for two years. She retired in 2008. Seles and Golisano started dating …

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Is Simona Halep’s Breast Surgery Boosting Her Tennis Career?

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 reduction has something to do with it. Halep had the world junior number one spot and the Roland Garros girls …

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Maria Sharapova Doesn’t Take Ernests Gulbis’ Sexist Remarks Seriously

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 woman needs to enjoy life a little bit more. Needs to think about family needs to think about kids. What …

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Angelique Kerber Out Of French Open After Losing To Eugenie Bouchard

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 with the best girls out there. She’s top 10, so I respect her. She can play some really good tennis. …

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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 have met at the third round. Garbiñe Muguruza is a 20-year-old Spanish-Venezuelan tennis player. She beat Serena with a score …

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Li Na On First Round Loss At French Open: “I Gave It Away”

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 get the chance to be the first woman since 2001 to win the Roland Garros and the Australian Open in …

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Victoria Azarenka’s Injured Foot Will Keep Her Out Of 2014 French Open

Belarusian professional tennis player, Victoria Azarenka, will be missing the action at the 2014 French Open due to a foot injury. Her foot injury, which she has been nursing since March, has already forced her to pull out of several tennis tournaments held in Rome, Madrid, Miami, and Doha. The announcement of the withdrawal from the French Open came on …

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