Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli quit professional tennis less than six weeks after winning her first Grand Slam title and 12 days before the U.S. Open starts.
A closed-door meeting in London 40 years ago helped put Serena Williams where she is today, among the millionaires of tennis.
Stacey Allaster faced a three- headed financial monster in 2009 when she became chief executive officer of the WTA , the women’s pro tennis tour.
The Women’s Tennis Association will move its season-ending championships to Singapore for five years starting in 2014, as the organization tries to increase its fan base in Asia.
The Women’s Tennis Association extended the contract of chief executive officer Stacey Allaster through 2017.
Seven-time Grand Slam champion Justine Henin said she’ll retire from tennis again because of a right elbow injury sustained last year at Wimbledon.
Li Na changed Chinese sports history this weekend at the French Open, and she may have changed international tennis forever.
Li Na beat defending champion Francesca Schiavone to take the French Open women’s title, becoming the first Chinese player to win a Grand Slam tennis singles final.
Maria Sharapova and Li Na are competing in the richest event on the women’s tennis tour this week in Istanbul as Turkey tries to boost its so-far unsuccessful campaign to host the Olympic Games.
Rising stars Li Na and Zheng Jie are helping to turn Chinese tennis into the sport’s top priority, both on the court and in the boardroom.
"Fans and everyone at the WTA will miss Marion's energy and passion for our sport."
- Stacey Allaster on Aug 14, 2013