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Women’s Tennis Career Prize Money Leaders – 2014 Updates

May/June 2014 UPDATE: Can Maria Sharapova overtake Venus Williams as #2 top women’s earner? Having reached the finals of the 2014 French Open tournament, Maria Sharapova is one match away from leap frogging past Venus Williams as no. 2 in the career prize money leaders. If her final opponent, world #4 Simona Halep of Romania wins, Sharapova will have to wait a bit longer before she reaches the no. 2.. Read More

French Open 2014 Winners List, Prize Money Earnings

The French Open 2014 comes to a close and the roster of this year’s winners are completed. World #1 Rafael Nadal won his 9th French Open crown and tied American Pete Sampras with a total haul of 14 grand slams each. Nadal beat rival and world #2 Novak Djokovic of Serbia. In the ladies draw, world #7 Maria Sharapova of Russia regained the title she won two years ago by.. Read More

Martina Hingis Wedding Pictures

Martina Hingis wedding pictures were published in a German online publication on Monday – December 13, 2010. The SCHWEIZER-ILLUSTRIERTE Online website featured a photo gallery of Martina Hingis and her husband, Thibauld Hutin, some pictures of which were taken during their “secret wedding” in Paris. Hingis, at age 30 is six years older than her husband who is 24. She will retain her family name. They would like to start.. Read More

Is the WTA Website Pimping Tennis Stars?

A recent check at the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour website show an article published on December 9 that’s titled “Vote for Ana & Maria Now!”. The website is urging visitors to vote for Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic in AskMen.com’s 2010 edition of the Top 99 Most Desirable Women. The said article explains that AskMen.com has “been compiling the Most Desirable Women list since 2001” and that the highest ever.. Read More

Serena out of Rome 2012 with Injury; Li advances to Finals

Serena Williams pulled out of a scheduled semi-final match against Na Li on Saturday, due to a low back injury allowing the defending French Open champion to reach the finals of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia 2012 in Roma, Foro Italico. Serena was riding a career best 17-match win streak on clay having won titles in Charleston and Madrid and was an imminent favorite to win the Rome tennis tournament for.. Read More

ATP Tennis Tournaments: April 2012

The ATP tennis tournament calendar for the month of April will feature nine tournaments that will be played in various cities around the world. The month will start with the Davis Cup 2012 quarterfinals with the last eight teams battling for four semifinal spots. Spain will host Austria, France will host the United States, Serbia will be visiting the Czech Republic, and Croatia will be visiting Argentina. Due to their.. Read More