Appearance Fees: Expanding Inequality in Today’s Game

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Appearance fees are a relatively new phenomenon in tennis, in the sense that tournament organizers and players are just starting to acknowledge that these fees are part of the package. They are a common feature of non-mandatory tournaments; to attract the top players organizers must fork up serious money to get them to play.  Yet […] READ MORE


Caroline Wozniacki: 2019 Season in Review

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The defensive, grinding Dane Caroline Wozniacki finished her 2019 season in Beijing in early October. It’s the first time in the past three seasons that she hass failed to qualify for the WTA Finals. Beijing Showing Represents Promising Season End for Caroline Wozniacki The semifinal in Beijing against a resurgent Naomi Osaka represents a sign […] READ MORE




WTA China Open Day 6 Predictions Including Naomi Osaka vs Alison Riske

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After a thrilling start to the China Open in Beijing, the stage is set for the WTA’s stars to battle for a place in the quarterfinals. Ashleigh Barty, Petra Kvitova, Elina Svitolina and Kiki Bertens have already made it to the last eight, but who will join them? China Open Day 5 Predictions Caroline Wozniacki […] READ MORE