Tagged with Tennis

Steffi Graf, Paula Creamer, Sandra Gal, Juli Inkster and Carin Koch Among Celebrities Raising Money For Charities At Solheim Cup 2015 Event

Stars from the world of golf joined other sports luminaries to raise over 450,000 Euros for various charities one year prior to the 2015 Solheim Cup. 22-time singles (and 1 doubles) tennis Major winner Steffi Graf joined golf stars Paula Creamer, Sandra Gal, Juli Inkster, Carin Koch, Caroline Masson, Caroline Larsson, Caroline Hedwall and reigning US … Continue reading

WTA Wrap-Up 9.14.2014: Mirjana Lucic-Baroni Defeats Venus Williams At Coupe Banque Nationale For First Title Since 1998; Sabine Lisicki Wins In Hong Kong

Never give up. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni was, over a decade and a half ago, the hot prodigy in women’s tennis. At 15 years old, she became the first WTA player ever to win the first singles and first doubles tournament she ever entered. The doubles title came at a Major, the 1998 Australian Open. She reached … Continue reading

Eugenie Bouchard Undone By Ekaterina Makarova And The Heat On Day 8 Of 2014 US Open; Victoria Azarenka Survives Upset Bid By Aleksandra Kunic

For most of the time that she’s spent in Majors this year, it’s been Eugenie Bouchard who brought the the heat. But on day 8 of the 2014 US Open, the emerging Canadian star wilted beneath the sweltering summer sun. Feeling dizzy and lightheaded, Genie was visibly walking very gingerly. In some very tense moments, … Continue reading