Free Press Journal
  • WTA chief backs Serena as row grows over sexism

    New York : Serena Williams’s claim that the code violations that sparked her meltdown in the US Open final were sexist stirred debate, with WTA Tour chief executive Steve Simon backing her.

  • Williams has high expectations heading into Indian Wells

    New York : Serena Williams said that she “can’t wait for the future” as she warmed up for her return to the WTA Tour at the Tie Break Tens exhibition at Madison Square Garden.

  • Serena Williams has high expectations heading into Indian Wells

    New York: Serena Williams said Monday that she “can’t wait for the future” as she warmed up for her return to the WTA Tour at the Tie Break Tens exhibition at Madison Square Garden. The 23-time Grand Slam champion is competing at the elite Indian Wells hardcourt tournament this week, her first tour action since her 2017 Australian Open triumph.

  • Del Potro, Tsurenko supreme

    Acapulco (Mexico) : Juan Martin del Potro won the Mexico Open for his 21st ATP Tour title, beating Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-4 to improve to 7-0 against the 6-foot-8 South African here.

  • Women’s singles: Stephens routs Keys to win US Open

    New York : Sloane Stephens brushed aside Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0 here to win her first US Open women’s singles title, putting an exclamation mark on her stunningly successful return to the WTA Tour this summer.

  • Maria Sharapova withdraws from Cincinnati with injury

    Cincinnati: Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has been forced to withdraw from next week’s WTA tournament in Cincinnati with a left forearm injury. The same injury had also forced her to withdraw from the Bank of the West Classic after winning her first match, and the Rogers Cup in Toronto.

  • Maria Sharapova thanks ‘supportive’ fans

    Washington D.C.: Days after Maria Sharapova announced that she tested positive for meldonium during the Australia Open in January, she is thanking her fans for their support.

  • WTA players stunned by Sharapova’s failed drug test

    Indian Wells (USA): WTA Tour players rocked by Maria Sharapova’s admission that she had failed a drug test are now waiting to see what sanction the Russian superstar will face.

  • I adjust to my partner’s style of play: Martina Hingis

    Mumbai : Having captured two Grand Slam doubles titles as well as the year-ending WTA Tour finals with Sania Mirza, and the US Open mixed doubles title with Leander Paes, Martina Hingis says the key to her success with both the Indian aces was her ability to adapt to their style of play.