Nadia Petrova wearing EleVen by Venus Williams at Wimbledon 2008

Nadia Petrova wearing EleVen by Venus Williams at Wimbledon 2008

Venus Williams is not the only player at Wimbledon wearing EleVen clothing line. Cool. Nadia Petrova is supporting her colleague’s designs wearing a white peace at the Championships.

Here’s what Venus said after her first round match about Nadia wearing EleVen:

Q. You brought out a new clothes line here, but you have Petrova wearing your clothes, right?

VW: Uh-huh.

Q. Is that the first time you’ve (more…)

 
 

WTA fashion at the 2011 Australian Open

As our reader Brenda from Argentina asked for my overview of the 2011 Australian Open tennis fashion, here it is – a little bit of every brand, a little bit of good and bad.

WTA fashion at the 2011 Australian Open

Let’s not save the best for the last. Let’s start with by far the biggest fashion attention-grabber of the tournament – Venus Williams. The American played three matches (actually two, but she started her third one) and showcased the same number (more…)

 
 

Zheng Jie and Li Na welcomed home in Beijing

Zheng Jie and Li Na welcomed home in Beijing

Chinese tennis stars Zheng Jie and Li Na have arrived home after their enormous success in Australia and were welcomed by crowds of fans and media.

Zheng Jie and Li Na welcomed home in Beijing

Zheng and Li made history for China when they reached the 2010 Australian Open semifinals. Actually, never before had two Chinese players been in the second week of a major at the same time. Moreover, Zheng and Li are now both within Top 20 in the Sony Ericsson (more…)

 
 

Serena Williams defeats Justine Henin, wins Sony Ericsson Open

Justine Henin didn’t manage to add the Miami title to her collection, while Serena Williams accompanies Steffi Graf as the only two female tennis players who won both the Australian Open and Miami in the same year.

Justine won the first set with an astonishing 6-0 – I was afraid that I was going to watch a boring final. But, things slowly began to change, which made the match much more exciting. In the second set Serena began to (more…)

 
 

Hansol Korea Open: Alisa Kleybanova wins another title in Asia

Hansol Korea Open: Alisa Kleybanova wins another title in Asia

Russian world No.28 Alisa Kleybanova won her second career title in her second Sony Ericsson WTA Tour singles final with a 6-1 6-3 victory over 39th-ranked Czech Klara Zakopalova at the Hansol Korea Open. Kleybanova’s first title came at the inaugural Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur this year.

After winning the longest tiebreak of the year (15-13) against Ksenia Pervak in the second round, the fifth-seeded Kleybanova didn’t (more…)

 
 

Let’s tune up for Bali tournament (and beaches)

Lets tune up for Bali tournament (and beaches)

The second edition of the $600,000 Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions in Bali, the last tournament of the WTA season, will feature up-and-coming stars, but also established players including Grand Slam champion Ana Ivanovic.

To qualify for Bali and its tropical fun a player had to win an International-level event during the season and be one of the six highest-ranked players who did not qualify for the WTA Championships. (more…)

 
 

Sharapova shows off engagement ring on streets of LA

Sharapova shows off engagement ring on streets of LA

Maria Sharapova and her future husband Los Angeles Lakers basketball player Sasha Vujacicwere spotted walking hand in hand while out for lunch in Los Angeles on Saturday, October 23. It is the first time we get to see the 23-year-old Sharapova’s engagement ring, and as you can notice, it’s huge!

Sharapova shows off engagement ring on streets of LA

Sharapova and Vujacic got engaged recently, on the first anniversary of the day they met.

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Courier to lead US Davis Cup hopes

NEW YORK: The Davis Cup’s preparations are in full swing and US Tennis Association has announced the man who will lead their team in the Davis Cup. Jim Courier, former world number one has been given the responsibility to captain the United States Davis Cup team.

 

 

 

Courier to lead US Davis Cup hopes

 

 

Courier has succeeded and took place of the 44 year old Patrick McEnroe who resigned last month (more…)

 
 

Maria Sharapova hot news: boyfriend Sasha Vujacic becomes fiance

Maria Sharapova hot news: boyfriend Sasha Vujacic becomes fiance

Although I’ve been following the relationship of tennis superstar Maria Sharapova and LA Lakers guard Sasha Vujacic since the very beginning, I have to say that headlines about their engagement came as quite of a shock. The news is most likely true, as many credible sources are reporting it. However, Sharapova’s official website is still saying nothing about it.

Here’s what Vujacic said Thursday night before the Lakers’ (more…)

 
 

Pakistan upbeat on return of int’l tennis

KARACHI: Pakistan is very confident and optimistic at the fact that International Tennis will definitely make a comeback and will return to Pakistan after the thorough examination by the International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) security personnel.

Pakistan upbeat on return of int’l tennis

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These comments were put forth by Dilawar Abbas, President Pakistan Tennis Federation.

Abbas also apprised that Ian Todd the security consultant (more…)

 
 
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