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Maria Sharapova: “I was not pregnant”

August 28, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Maria spoke very honestly and factually during her press conference yesterday after her victory in the first round and addressed those pregnancy rumours and revealed that she will not be getting married in November. Maria Sharapova says that she had contracted a stomach virus just before the Olympic final. Upon her return to America, she had made […]

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Kim Clijsters: “For me the most important thing is to follow my heart’

August 27, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows The extraordinary Grand Slam career of Kim Clijsters will soon close at Flushing Meadows, as she is about to play her final Slam of her career during the next two weeks and she is hopeful of finishing on a good note. She described it as ‘very difficult to choose’ the best moments […]

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Boycott rumours at the Australian Open are shunned

August 27, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Voices were silenced yesterday after fears that players may refuse to participate at the Australian Open, the first Slam of 2013, because of the ongoing prize money debate. The ATP denies any truth in the words written in a report published in a British newspaper in which they claimed that the players […]

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Sharapova launches Sugarpova

August 21, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows For those who do not think Maria Sharapova is sweet enough already, you will be pleased to hear that she has officially launched her line’ of candy called ‘Sugarpova.’  The Russian tennis superstar is the current No. 3 in the rankings and on Monday she presented the product in New York, after […]

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Serena Williams already thinking about Rio 2016

August 7, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Serena Williams is like a machine and she does not want to stop! Why would she?  Her comeback is in full swing and she is returning to her peak performance.  She does not want to stop and is not thinking about stopping either.  Not long after her victory at the Olympic Games […]

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Marion Bartoli and Dominika Cibulkova in the finals at Carlsbad

July 22, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows CARLSBAD WTA In the U.S. tournament on the hard courts of Carlsbad, top seed Marion Bartoli, defeated the qualifier Jung Chan Yan and landed a place in the final. For the experienced player from France it was anything but a walk in the park, despite her significantly higher ranking, the match eventually […]

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Wimbledon to start a week later in 2015

July 20, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Wimbledon, London, England – On Thursday, the All-England Club announced that after a great deal of consideration and consultation with the ATP and WTA Tours, they have decided to move The Championships’ back a week from 2015 onwards. This decision has been welcomed by many of the players which has given a larger […]

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Robson and Errani progress in Palermo

July 14, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows In Palermo, Laura Robson, who was 18 years old this year, has literally exploded at the tournament. She is a player of unquestionable potential and the Brit has chosen Sicily as a place from which to start a more than likely surge up the WTA rankings. On Friday she faced the most […]

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Maria Sharapova looks stunning at the ESPY Awards

July 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Los Angeles – Russian beauty Maria Sharapova wowed the world as she abandoned her regular tennis apparel for a stunning evening gown last night as she arrived at the ESPY awards in Los Angeles looking well-rested and relaxed since her last tournament appearance at Wimbledon. Despite having had ‘time off’ after the Grand […]

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Tennis tweeters: who entertains the most?

July 12, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Over the years as Twitter has progressed in popularity so has the number of  ATP and WTA tennis players who have joined Twitter and are fairly active.  Many of their tweets are entertaining, funny and honest.  There is such a selection to choose from and no doubt everybody will have their different […]

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