women’s tennis

Vote for Sportswoman of the Year

It’s that time of year. Time to head over to the Women’s Sports Foundation website to vote for Sportswoman of the Year. Every year, WSF  recognizes an individual and team Sportswoman whose performances over a 12-month time span have been exceptional. Criteria is based on new records and world championships won. Nominees represent a variety …

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Adecco sponsors tennis champion Kim Clijsters comeback

The comeback from a two-year retirement of tennis star Kim Clijsters has been boosted by the signing of a sponsorship deal with human resources company Adecco. The 26-year-old Belgian left professional tennis in 2007 to start a family and in February 2008 she gave birth to daughter Jada. During her first career, Clijsters ranked for …

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Style meets performance at U.S. Open

Danish tennis sensation Caroline Wozniacki will represent the new fall/winter 2009 adidas by Stella McCartney tennis range at the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows. Currently ranked No. 9 on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour, Caroline has been selected to become the exclusive new face of the tennis line and will be playing in apparel and …

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Wimbledon – Williams sisters win doubles

Three-and-a-half hours after the women’s singles final at Wimbledon, Venus and Serena Williams took to Centre Court again but this time they were on the same side of the net. The Williams sisters  put sibling rivalry them to win the women’s doubles title in emphatic style. As the sun dipped down behind Centre Court’s roof, …

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Power Play: Wimbledon final an all-Williams affair

No surprise here. Reigning champion Venus Williams demolished world number one Dinara Safina 6-1, 6-0 to set up a clash with her sister Serena in the Wimbledon final. The five-time Wimbledon champion was in perfect form and brushed aside the first seeded Russian in under an hour while barely breaking a sweat. Williams began the …

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Wimbledon – Williams sisters through to semis

It’s the USA against Russia in the Wimbledon women’s singles semi-finals on Thursday. The world top four players have all won their quarter-final matches setting the stage for a possible all Williams final. First, Venus Williams dismantled 20-year-old Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in 1 hour 8 minutes. Then there was a short break and then …

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Wimbledon drops ‘Miss’ from scoreboards

Wimbledon has always been known for its strict standards of etiquette. Organizers of the tournament like things to be done just so, like insisting players wear predominantly white. But nothing is sacred and some traditions have been scrapped in recent years. Players have not had to bow or curtsy to the royal box when entering …

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American teen Oudin upsets Jankovic at Wimbledon

About now is when Wimbledon get’s interesting. And to prove the point, American teenager Melanie Oudin pulled off the biggest upset of the first week today, beating former No. 1 Jelena Jankovic, 6-7 (8), 7-5, 6-2. The No. 6-seeded Jankovic, who was last year’s U.S. Open runner-up, struggled with the heat and was plagued by …

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