Great news

[CR117] Victoria Duval (USA) has announced that she has successfully completed her course of chemotherapy and she is “cancer free”. That is great news for her and her fans. Her enthusiasm and determination to fight for every point are what made her exciting to watch.  We hope to see her back on court competing very shortly.

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2014 season is over

“Everything happens for a reason”, it is my belief as well.  Even though you do not always understand the reason and you can get frustrated when things do not go the way you expect, it happens to teach you a valuable lesson. [24] Victoria Azarenka (BLR) will miss the rest of the 2014 season.  Her…

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Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Donfeng Motor Wuhan Open, China [CR222] Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) is back on court, playing in the qualifying rounds at the 2014 Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open. The flamboyant player has been missing from action since April due to left hip injury.  Her career has been marred by injuries; however, each time she comes back fighting to achieve…

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Leaving on her own terms

I applaud Li Na and although I cannot comprehend the degree of emotion behind her decision, I recognize how difficult it was to make that decision to walk away from her career as a professional tennis player. She is absolutely correct in stating that “all good things must come to an end.” Change is the one…

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Tsonga vs. Federer, Rogers Cup Final

Preview The aura of invincibility that once had opponents in awe of Federer has been fading in recent years, this could be the edge that Tsonga needs to get the win. Their head to head favors Federer 11:4; Federer took the previous 2014 encounters and in 2013, Tsonga took their only encounter. Maybe we should just…

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