Elina Svitolina: Great Expectations

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There’s a famous saying that suggests life’s delays are not life’s denials. That’s something which seems to resonate with 24-year-old Elina Svitolina. “My dreams when I was younger were to be doing what I’m doing now. My plans are to improve every day, keep healthy and keep in mind the bigger picture for myself,” says […] READ MORE


Caroline Wozniacki Qualifies for WTA Finals in Singapore

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Caroline Wozniacki has had tough time of things since winning the Eastbourne title in June; it’s all changed at the China Open. Wozniacki, in making it to the quarterfinals, has strung three wins together since Eastbourne securing her WTA Finals Singapore slot. The Dane makes it five on the bounce, dispatching local heroine Qiang Wang […] READ MORE


Garcia continues purple patch at China Open to stay on course for Singapore

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23-year-old Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia has the momentum of a runaway train on tour at the moment, as she dispatched the resurgent, adversity-defying Petra Kvitova in the China Open semifinals, securing her ninth straight win. This is bad news for Brits, as it is Johanna Konta’s WTA Finals spot that Garcia is now relentlessly chasing down. […] READ MORE



Elina Svitolina’s Superb Year Earns Maiden WTA Finals Spot

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For the first time in her blossoming career, Elina Svitolina has qualified for the WTA Finals in Singapore. The Ukrainian joins Simona Halep, Karolina Pliskova, Venus Williams and Garbine Muguruza as the official names on the event’s roster. A place in Singapore is no less than Svitolina deserves after a stellar 2017 season that has […] READ MORE


Garbine Muguruza Qualifies For Singapore

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Another qualifying spot has been confirmed for the upcoming event at the year ending Championships in Singapore. Spain’s Garbine Muguruza becomes the sixth player to successfully qualify for one of the most prestigious events of the year. She confirmed her place with a brilliant and dominant win against Romania’s Monica Niculescu 6-1 6-1 late into […] READ MORE


Madison Keys Opens Up About Negative Comments on Social Media

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World #7 and Grand Slam semi-finalist Madison Keys is playing the best tennis of her young career thus far. She is in the running for a qualification spot at this year’s Tour Finals in Singapore, which would be a remarkable achievement for the talented American, as it would be her first appearance at that particular event. After losing […] READ MORE


Dominika Cibulkova: Neglected Member of Tennis’ Elite

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For most of February this year Dominika Cibulkova was ranked #66 in the world. Hampered by an injury for five months of 2015 her ranking had suffered badly. Eight months later and the Slovakian is up to a career high eighth in the world and on the cusp of making the Tour Finals in Singapore. In a […] READ MORE


Caroline Wozniacki’s resurgence at the end of 2016

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In Italy, we have a proverb that, I think, summarises Caroline Wozniacki’s 2016 quite well. It is “dalle stalle alle stelle,” its translation being “from stalls to stars,” and we abuse it mostly because of the assonance between the two words. Apart from proverbs and difference between languages, the fact is that the turnaround of […] READ MORE


WTA Championships: One Month To Go

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The WTA Championships start on October 23, meaning that little more than a month is left for players to qualify and ensure their status as one of the elite eight. 2016 has been quite a surprising year, as far as women’s tennis results are concerned. The gold medal won by Monica Puig (although Olympics doesn’t give […] READ MORE