Elena Baltacha, Britain’s former top women’s tennis player, died from liver cancer, the WTA tour said. She was 30.
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.
A closed-door meeting in London 40 years ago helped put Serena Williams where she is today, among the millionaires of tennis.
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.
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.
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.
"Elena's journey was never an easy one and yet she consistently showed her strength, good humor and indomitable spirit."
- Stacey Allaster on May 05, 2014