Paul Carter Ousted Hobart International top seed Flavia Pennetta says the gap between women's tennis players is closing with almost any player capable of beating another.
Paul Carter World No.14 Patty Schnyder has made an inglorious first round exit from the Hobart tennis international, saying the tournament's officials are "a joke".
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.
Barry Wood Top seed and world No.1 Jelena Jankovic's 12-match winning streak was snapped in a surprising loss to Italy's Flavia Pennetta in the Zurich Open second round.
Seeds Patty Schnyder and Anna Chakvetadze have both slumped out of the Zurich Open, losing to qualifiers in their first round matches.
Jelena Jankovic won her first match since learning she will regain the No.1 ranking, beating Alona Bondarenko to reach the quarters of the Porsche Grand Prix.
World number one Serena Williams has been a shock second round casualty of Stuttgart's WTA event after a three-set defeat to China's Li Na.
Bill Scott Roger Federer had to fight to dodge an approaching bullet, quelling a rebellion from underdog Russian Igor Andreev to reach the US Open quarter-finals.
Former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova has become the latest casualty in the women's draw at the US Open, losing to Katarina Srebotnik in the third round.
Top seed Anna Chakvetadze has ousted Casey Dellacqua from the New Haven ATP tournament in straight sets.
Amelie Mauresmo continued her slow struggle back to form with a 6-2 6-7 (3-7) 6-2 victory over Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in a first-round match at the Pilot Pen.
Russia's Maria Sharapova withdrew from the WTA Rogers Cup just moments after winning a marathon second-round match over Marta Domachowska.
Japanese veteran Ai Sugiyama has upset seventh-seeded Patty Schnyder 6-4 7-5 in the second round of the East West Bank Classic.
Samantha Stosur has continued her impressive run with victory over fellow Australian Anastasia Rodionova in the first round of the WTA tour event in California.
Australia's Casey Dellacqua launched a spirited fightback against Frenchwoman Pauline Parmentier to advance to the third round of Wimbledon.
Valkerie Mangnall Lleyton Hewitt led a contingent of three Australians through to the second round on the opening day at Wimbledon.
Valkerie Mangnall Australia's Chris Guccione takes on French No.30 seed Gael Monfils in a tough first-round match at Wimbledon this week.
Valkerie Mangnall Lleyton Hewitt won't be making any excuses when he begins his 10th Wimbledon campaign next week.
Valkerie Mangnall Lleyton Hewitt faces a fourth-round clash with world No.1 Roger Federer following the Wimbledon draw.
Fourth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova, along with two other Russians, made it into the French Open quarter-finals.