San Diego here we come!

Vera Zvonareva, Andrea Petkovic, Agnieszka Radwanska and Peng Shuai headline the WTA tournament in San Diego, which starts on Monday. The draw reminds me a little of the grass-court tournament in Birmingham but it is slightly stronger with more strength in depth across the line-up of seeds. The top eight seeds all have byes in…

Stanford Update – Serena in devastating form

It was a disappointing day at Stanford as one semi-final did not play and the other was a one-sided affair. Serena Williams destroyed Sabine Lisicki with a commanding 6-1 6-2 victory. The match bear many similarities with her dominating victory over Sharapova as Lisicki was outclassed and served poorly throughout. It is great to see…

Changes to the blog!

I have updated my blog today to try and make it look a bit prettier! I am now using all my own photos from all my tennis trips over the last couple of years and I will be adding polls to the blog so please feel free to join in with your opinions ๐Ÿ™‚ The…

WTA Baku Update

It’s been a pretty uneventful week in Baku so far. On a positive note, I managed to predict 5 of the 8 quarter-finalists correctly but Pavlyuchenkova has now destroyed my predictions with her quarter-final defeat today ๐Ÿ˜ฆ Oh well! Pavlyuchenkova has struggled all week on her serve; today she served up an incredible 27 double…

WTA Baku Preview

This is always my least favourite part of the tennis season after the excitement of Wimbledon as many of the top players take a well earnt rest from competing. This week, a new WTA tournament is being staged in Baku, Azerbaijan. There have been a few new tournaments added to the circuit this year, notably…