Cibulkova Triumphs in Linz and Qualifies for WTA Finals

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Dominika Cibulkova won an enthralling match today at the Generali Ladies Linz tournament, winning her third title of 2016 and qualifying for the prestigious Year-End Championships in Singapore in a week’s time. She beat Viktorija Golubic in the final 6-3 7-5 to book her ticket to Singapore–a career-defining moment for the Slovak. The match had […] READ MORE


Cibulkova and Golubic meet in 2016 Linz final

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It is not the final we expected to see in the Generali Ladies Linz tournament, but Dominika Cibulkova will collide with Viktorija Golubic on Sunday for the right to crowned champion in Linz. Three of the four top seeds progressed to the semi-finals , which is very rare on the WTA tour with all the […] READ MORE


Muguruza Retires From Linz Following Fall

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Garbine Muguruza’s Linz journey came to a crashing halt as she was forced to retire and withdraw from the tournament in her match against Viktorija Golubic in the Quarter-Finals. It remains to be seen just what this means for her participation in Singapore which leaves lots of questions unanswered in the build up to the […] READ MORE


Nick Bollettieri: “Talent Alone is not Enough.”

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Globally recognised and respected tennis coach Nick Bollettieri provided his insight on the professional sport of tennis, which he has been coaching for over 60 years. Bollettieri discussed many of the special students that have turned out to be some of the game’s greatest players in its history. Bollettieri has experienced first-hand the transformation in […] 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


Defending Champion Pavlyuchenkova Advances to Quarterfinals in Linz

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Defending champion Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova was pushed to her limit against Kirsten Flipkens in the second round Thursday in Linz. Pavlyuchenkova and Flipkens met in the semi-finals of the exact same tournament last year, in which Flipkens took the 2015 Linz champion to three sets, so the Russian knew exactly what to expect from her opponent […] READ MORE


Honest Bencic Reflects on Injury-Heavy Season

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Belinda Bencic suffered another setback in her climb back to the Top 10 as she was dumped out of the first round of Linz to Singapore-chasing Dominika Cibulkova. It was a considerably tough draw for Bencic, who has not played a great number of matches in 2016 because of the number of injuries she has […] READ MORE


No. 4 seed Suarez Navarro wins; Dodin’s indoor streak rolls on

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The fourth day of the WTA International event in Linz brought up a plethora of matches that pleased many of the Austrian tennis fans as the first round matches continued. No. 4 seed Suarez Navarro starts her campaign perfectly It was a perfect way for the No.2 ranked Spaniard to start her Linz campaign, as […] READ MORE


Garbine Muguruza Struggles But Beats Buyukakcay in Linz

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Garbine Muguruza┬ácame through a serious battle to beat Turkish #1 player Cagla Buyukakcay in the Linz first round on Wednesday. Many people were wondering how well Muguruza would play after a very disappointing Asian swing, and she still did not look match-sharp in today’s victory. The Spaniard played the role of the aggressor in this […] READ MORE


2014 Linz Finalist Camila Giorgi Falls in First Round.

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There are many types of players that continue to evolve on both the ATP and WTA tour. Some players choose to work their way into a point and use their defensive capabilities to their advantage. Other players like to control points with their undeniable power. Italy’s Camila Giorgi is one of a kind in that […] READ MORE