Iga Swiatek – Unstoppable?

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Iga Swiatek is dominating the WTA Tour. The 20-year-old has won 23 consecutive matches, which includes four consecutive titles, she looks unstoppable. A second Roland Garros title beckons in June, can anyone stop her? Swiatek became the first woman ever to win the first three 1000 level titles of the season when she swept all […] READ MORE


Victoria Azarenka to Miss Wimbledon Over Controversial Player Ban

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Victoria Azarenka is anticipated to miss this year’s Wimbledon Championship as a result of the All England Club’s decision to ban players of Russian or Belarusian nationality. Amidst the geopolitical background of Russia’s continued invasion of Ukraine, and under guidance provided by the British government, Wimbledon announced its ban last Wednesday in order to “limit […] READ MORE


Swiatek Storms to Sunshine Double

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Iga Swiatek has continued her dominance in 2022, after beating Naomi Osaka 6-4 6-0 to win the Miami Open. Swiatek did not drop a set on her way to the title in Miami, and brushed aside a rejuvenated Osaka following a competitive first set. The Pole, who will be crowned World #1 on Monday, is […] READ MORE


What is Ashleigh Barty’s Legacy?

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As a sport, tennis has had its fair share of shocks over the last number of years. And last week we had another one, with the sudden retirement of Ashleigh Barty despite being clear number 1. On the “shocks” scale this was quite a big one, superficially up there with Bjorn Borg in 1981 and […] READ MORE



WTA Suspends Tournaments in China With Immediate Effect

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WTA Chairman Steve Simon has announced the immediate withdrawal of all WTA tournaments from China, including Hong Kong. It comes after Chinese tennis star, Peng Shuai, accused a former government official of sexual assault. Since then, the post has been removed and the Chinese government has made every possible attempt to silence her and shut […] READ MORE


WTA Receives Email It Doubts Is From Peng Shuai

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A Chinese media outlet has posted a copy of an e-mail it says was written by missing WTA tennis star Peng Shuai to the tour’s CEO Steve Simon. The content of the brief e-mail was tweeted by CGTN Europe, a China state-affiliated media organization. The e-mail purporting to be from Peng claims the missing star […] READ MORE


Emma Raducanu Prepares Approach for Next Season

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Emma Raducanu season ended with defeat in Linz. The US Open Grand slam champion was the top seed at the WTA event. However, Raducanu was beaten in the first round. The Brit has been searching for a new coach since parting ways with Andrew Richardson. Since the stunning title win in Flushing Meadows Raducanu has […] READ MORE


US Open Day 4 – Women’s Match Of The Day

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The seeds in the women’s draw are fairing slightly better so far this year than the men’s are. Only five have been eliminated at the time of writing but that could easily change after Thursday’s action. Several of the top seeds face tough opposition in their next matches. That  includes the likes of Karolina Pliskova […] READ MORE