Belinda Bencic upsets Serena Williams The biggest upset of the tournament is the Swiss teen Belinda Bencic’ victory over world number one Serena Williams. In three sets 6-3, 5-7, 4-6 , the Swiss sent Williams home and became the youngest player to beat Serena Williams after Maria Sharapova at the WTA finals of 2004. “I […]
This week’s winners include Maria Kirilenko taking the PTT Pattaya Open title over Sabine Lisicki, and Mona Barthel beating Sara Errani to win the Open GDF Suez.
Two snaps to Italian Flavia Pennetta for making the record books this week: she began play at the Pilot Pen Tennis tournament as the top Italian woman — and the first one to crack the SEWTA tour’s top 10. “I’m lucky to be [in New Haven] right now” instead of Italy, where the country has […]