Tagged with Maria Sharapova

2014 WTA Finals Pre-Tournament Interviews

One the eve of the main draw starting play at the 2014 WTA Finals (as opposed to the new rising stars event at the WTA Finals), the Elite Eight sat down for a few quick words before the competition. In addition to Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep, Eugenie Bouchard, Agnieszka Radwanska, Ana … Continue reading

2014 WTA Finals Draw Ceremony

  The WTA has settled in Singapore to celebrate a year of great tennis and have this season’s elite eight players duel it out at the 2014 WTA Finals (rebranded from the WTA Tour Championships). They held the draw ceremony,  splitting the octet into two quartets, a red and white group. The red group is … Continue reading

Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki Advance On Day 5 Of 2014 US Open, Set Up Fourth Round Showdown

On a day when big names Venus Williams, Simona Halep and Angelique Kerber all lost, two of the biggest names in tennis…in all of women’s sports, really…advanced to an intriguing fourth round showdown. The resurgent Caroline Wozniacki, seeded 10th, continued her strong summer by dismissing the dangerous Andrea Petkovic, 3 and 2. Sunshine’s only Major … Continue reading

WTA Wrap-Up 8.23.2014: Petra Kvitova Wins Connecticut Open; Maria Sharapova The Face Of CDFA Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign; WTA Stars Take The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

If the US Open were played in New Haven, Connecticut then Petra Kvitova would be a clear favorite. The reigning Wimbledon champion won the 2014 Connecticut Open at Yale with a 6-4 6-2 victory over good friend Magdalena Rybarikova. It was Petra’s 2nd title in New Haven in 3 years and her 3rd straight final. … Continue reading