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Isner and Radwanska Pose Naked

July 11, 2013

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Close your eyes if you are shy, but there are more naked tennis players. Yes, naked.  Quite a few players have done it in the past for charity and in raising awareness campaigns (Google ATP players if you want a reminder) and this time, it is John Isner and Agnieszka Radwanska’s turn. […]

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ITF Release 2012 Testing Summary

March 10, 2013

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Roger Federer backs the ITFs decision for more testing. (Photo credit: Getty Images) “Last year, through the Dubai, Rotterdam and Indian Wells swing where I won all three, I didn’t get tested once. That shouldn’t be OK.” At the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Roger Federer once again shared his thoughts […]

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Petra Kvitova Champion in Dubai

February 24, 2013

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Dubai, UAE – Former Wimbledon champion, Petra Kvitova has proven once more that she has what it takes to win on a big occasion after beating Sara Errani 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 and lift the Dubai Duty Free Championships title. Welcome back Petra Kvitova.  The 22-year old silenced her critics after securing her […]

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Laura Robson and Genie Bouchard take on Asia, Gangnam Style!

October 11, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Not to be outdone by Novak Djokovic and his Gangnam Style dance performance in Beijing, two of the WTA’s young stars, Laura Robson and Genie Bouchard, decided to create a video of their own with the song.  It features Maria Sharapova, Fernando Verdasco, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Samantha Stosur and Heather Watson and the […]

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Chris Evert: ‘Serena Williams can beat my Grand Slam record’

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows According to the former champion Williams could exceed her number of successes According to Chris Evert, the winner of 18 Grand Slams, Serena Williams could end her career with 20 majors. “I would be very happy if Serena won more Slams than me, I’d like to see her achieve this. If she […]

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US Open finals break TV records

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows The final of the U.S. Open 2012 has had a record number of viewers. On CBS, which broadcast the event in America, they announced that they have had an astonishing 16 million people who tuned in to watch the mens final between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, the highest total since 2007. […]

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Serena Williams: ‘A champion knows how to get up after a fall’

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows After her exquisite victory over Victoria Azarenka at the US Open, Serena Williams was in shock after her win: “I was already preparing the closing speech as the runner-up! She played great .. Oh my God, I do not believe it yet, I’m still shocked and I am proud to have won.” […]

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US Open champion Serena Williams tops prize-money ranking

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Serena has earned 12 million more than sister Venus, in the prize-money rankings. Kim Clijsters in third place. The victory at the U.S. Open, has presented an extra special present for Serena other than the trophy, it also comes with the added bonus of a $1,858,054 pay check, nearly two million euros. The […]

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Queens of the doubles Errrani and Vinci say their secret to success is their friendship

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci were crowned champions at the U.S. Open, after their success in the final against Czech duo composed of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka. “It’s a dream come true, it is a year that we have played great, a fantastic season that we hope continues. Earlier this year […]

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Errani and Vinci US Open doubles champions and new world No.1

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows The Italians closed this historic triumph with a “vintage slam.” Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci were triumphant in New York after a fantastic year in doubles.  They reached the finals of the Australian Open, won at Roland Garros and reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals.  On Sunday, they experienced another extraordinary success in the […]

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