Former French Open finalist Sara Errani has been suspended for the use of doping by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Errani got caught for the use of Letrozol. Letrozol is commonly used for cancer treatments but can also be used to mask the use of doping. That’s why Letrozol is on the list of forbidden […]
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 […]