Anna Chakvetadze

Samantha Stosur keeps Hobart International in her sights as Venus Williams brings added focus

David Beniuk Samantha Stosur and Venus Williams are set to thrust the normally low-profile Hobart International into the tennis spotlight.


Kooyong win gets Hewitt in the swing

Lleyton Hewitt winner of the 2013 Kooyong Classic . 12 January 2013.Picture Sebastian Costanzo.Sport. The Age.

Robert Grant LLEYTON HEWITT has stamped himself an Australian Open dangerman by winning his second Kooyong Classic.

Wozniacki remains perfect at home

Caroline Wozniacki.

Top seed Caroline Wozniacki won her 12th match in 12 career outings at the Copenhagen Open with a 6-2 6-1 second round rout of France's Pauline Parmentier on Thursday.


Stosur rolls on in Stuttgart


It was a case of same court, different event as Samantha Stosur rolled into the second round of the Stuttgart WTA claycourt tournament on Tuesday with a straight-sets defeat of Shuai Peng.


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Cash feels the strain on Stosur as expectation begins to build

Pat Cash and Sam Stosur

When Pat Cash crossed paths with Sam Stosur last week, he felt not just empathy, but sympathy for the player on whom so much local hope rests.

Fragile Jarmila a contrast to serene Jelena

Jarmila Gajdosova

Linda Pearce AUSTRALIAN No.2 Jarmila Gajdosova has an 18-16 combined win-loss record at the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. At the Australian Open, it is 0-7.

Venus leads Americas to Hong Kong win

Venus Williams crushed Vera Zvonareva in straight sets to seal victory for the Americas over top seeds Russia in the Hong Kong World Team Challenge Saturday.

Venus leads Americas to win in Hong Kong

Venus Williams crushed Vera Zvonareva in straight sets to seal victory for the Americas over top seeds Russia in the Hong Kong World Team Challenge Saturday.

Jankovic, Venus top bill in Hong Kong

John Weaver World No.1 Jelena Jankovic and Wimbledon champion Venus Williams top the bill at this week's World Team Challenge.

Pennetta top seed for Hobart tournament

Italy's Flavia Pennetta has been named as top seed for next month's Hobart International in field featuring 17 of the world's top 50 women's tennis players.

Seeds crash out of Zurich Open

Seeds Patty Schnyder and Anna Chakvetadze have both slumped out of the Zurich Open, losing to qualifiers in their first round matches.

Slumping Ivanovic feels Moscow chill

French Open champion Ana Ivanovic slumped to another dispiriting defeat when she was knocked out of the Kremlin Cup by unseeded Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova.

Chinese stars crash out in Beijing

John Weaver Olympic semi-finalist Li Na and compatriot Peng Shuai have crashed out of the China Open in the first round, on a disastrous day for the host nation.

Russia wary of Spain for Fed Cup final

Harold Heckle Russia, missing its top players, bids to retain the Fed Cup this weekend against a Spanish side hopeful that playing at home, will cause an upset.

Nadal, Dementieva win US Open matches

Ben Walker Olympic champions Rafael Nadal and Elena Dementieva started their US Open campaigns on Monday by overcoming stiff challenges from unseeded opponents.

Wozniacki beats Chakvetadze in New Haven

Pat Eaton-Robb Unseeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark won her second WTA Tour title this month by beating top-seeded Anna Chakvetadze 3-6 6-4 6-1 in the Pilot Pen final.

Chakvetadze into New Haven tennis final

Top-seeded Anna Chakvetadze of Russia has reached her second final of the season, beating France's Amelie Mauresmo at the WTA and ATP hard-court event.

Bartoli crashes out of New Haven event

Third-seeded Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli crashed out of the $US600,000 ($A683,000) WTA and ATP hard-court US Open tune-up.

Chakvetadze downs Dellacqua at New Haven

Top seed Anna Chakvetadze has ousted Casey Dellacqua from the New Haven ATP tournament in straight sets.