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Sunday’s Set Points, WTA Rome: Elina Svitolina retains Rome title

Sunday’s Set Points, WTA Rome: Elina Svitolina retains Rome title

Sunday was the final day of the 2018 Internazionali d’Italia where the singles and doubles champions were decided. A recap of the singles final between Elina Svitolina and Simona Halep is included...

Read 11 hours ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

Svitolina dominates Halep to defend Rome title

Elina Svitolina eased through the Internazionali BNL d’Italia final against Simona Halep to win the Premier 5 title for the second year in a row. The fourth-seeded Svitolina bageled Halep in the...

Read 18 hours ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Serena & Alexis attend royal wedding in Windsor

Serena Williams is not playing this week’s Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome, still getting in shape after her maternity leave, so she was able to attend the marriage of her friend Meghan...

Read 1 day ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Rome PHOTOS: Svitolina, Sharapova, Halep, Kontaveit make the semifinals

In the first women’s quarterfinal at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, defending champion Elina Svitolina defeated Angelique Kerber 6-4 6-4. Maria Sharapova won an epic against Jelena Ostapenko...

Read 1 day ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Daria Gavrilova vs. Jennifer Brady, Strasbourg R1 Preview

Internationaux de Strasbourg R1 Preview (2) Daria Gavrilova vs. Jennifer Brady Daria Gavrilova looms as one of the favourites in Strasbourg. The 2017 runner-up will begin her 2018 campaign with an opening...

Read 2 days ago, WTA Addict, WTA

Samantha Stosur vs. Sofia Kenin, Strasbourg R1 Preview

Internationaux de Strasbourg R1 Preview Samantha Stosur vs. Sofia Kenin Sam Stosur begins her title defense in Strasbourg with a opening round clash against American rising-star Sofia Kenin. Stosur will...

Read 2 days ago, WTA Addict, WTA

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs. Tatjana Maria, Strasbourg R1 Preview

Internationaux de Strasbourg R1 Preview (3) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs. Tatjana Maria Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova will look to build some much needed momentum in Strasbourg before heading to Roland Garros....

Read 2 days ago, WTA Addict, WTA

Yafan Wang vs. Pauline Parmentier, Strasbourg R1 Preview

Internationaux de Strasbourg R1 Preview Yafan Wang vs. Pauline Parmentier Pauline Parmentier returns to action in Strasbourg for the first time since her stunning triumph in Istanbul, the Frenchwoman...

Read 2 days ago, WTA Addict, WTA

Friday’s Set Points, WTA Rome: Halep vs. Sharapova & Svitolina vs. Kontaveit in the SFs

Friday’s Set Points, WTA Rome: Halep vs. Sharapova & Svitolina vs. Kontaveit in the SFs

Friday’s Set Points wraps up the quarter-finals of the 2018 Internazionali d’Italia. There’s recaps for the two matches that I got to see and summaries for the two that I was live scoring!...

Read 2 days ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

Rome PHOTOS: Third-round action, defending champ Svitolina survives first-set bagel

In Thursday’s third-round action at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, defending champion Elina Svitolina recovered from a first-set bagel to beat Daria Kasatkina and make the quarterfinals. Angelique...

Read 2 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

NikeCourt French Open styles for Serena, Halep, Svitolina and others

A month ago I showed you Maria Sharapova’s blue Nike dress for the upcoming French Open and now the Paris collection is available at Tennis Warehouse USA and Tennis Warehouse Europe, so we can see...

Read 3 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Thursday’s Set Points, WTA Rome: Ostapenko and Sharapova win to set up first career meeting

Thursday’s Set Points, WTA Rome: Ostapenko and Sharapova win to set up first career meeting

Another busy day in Rome saw 16 become 8 with the quarter-finals of the 2018 Internazionali d’Italia all set. Thursday was bookended with three setters including another late night match on Court...

Read 3 days ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

Rome PHOTOS: Halep breezes past Osaka, Pliskova fights with chair umpire

Wednesday’s schedule was all about second-round action at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia. World No.1 Simona Halep smooth-sailed into the third round by losing just one game against Naomi Osaka,...

Read 3 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Rome PHOTOS: Sharapova, Kerber, Kasatkina progress into the second round

Besides his usual coverage of singles matches, our photographer’s Tuesday at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia included the WTA staff handing a special goodbye gift to Roberta Vinci and the first-round...

Read 4 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Wednesday’s Set Points, WTA Rome: Sharapova & V.Williams win in 3, Pliskova-Sakkari dramaaaa!

Wednesday’s Set Points, WTA Rome: Sharapova & V.Williams win in 3, Pliskova-Sakkari dramaaaa!

Wednesday’s order of play at the 2018 Internazionali BNL d’italia was a wild one with 14 second round WTA matches and one, at the time of writing, still to be played between Garbiñe Muguruza...

Read 4 days ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

Rome PHOTOS: Monday’s first-round action, Osaka knocks off Azarenka

After covering Madrid, our Jimmie48 is already at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome. I apologize for my delays in posting galleries, but it always takes some time for my photographer to sort...

Read 5 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

It’s a happy end: Arrivederci, Roberta Vinci!

On Monday at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, Roberta Vinci played her last career match, losing to Serbia’s Aleksandra Krunic 2-6 6-0 6-3 in the first round. My tribute to the successful career...

Read 5 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Monday’s Set Points, WTA Rome: Vinci’s farewell, Osaka eases past Azarenka

Monday’s Set Points, WTA Rome: Vinci’s farewell, Osaka eases past Azarenka

Hi there, Roma! The main draw for the 2018 Internazionali BNL d’Italia kicked off on Monday with a total of 13 first round matches on the schedule. This is always a fab tournament to follow and i’d...

Read 6 days ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA

Roberta Vinci Retires from Professional Tennis, Plays Last WTA Match at Rome

Former WTA World No.1 doubles player Roberta Vinci played her last competitive match today at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome, falling to Aleksandra Krunic in three sets. The Italian had...

Read 6 days ago, Tennis Connected, WTA

Sunday’s Set Points: Petra, Rome and the Wimbledon tour

Sunday’s Set Points: Petra, Rome and the Wimbledon tour

Madrid concluded on Saturday with a brilliant final. The attention now switches to Rome which I have always preferred as a tournament. This is one of my favourite parts of the year in the run-up to Roland...

Read 1 week ago, Moo's Tennis Blog, WTA