Champion Maria Sharapova dumped by Angelique Kerber in Stuttgart
Champion Maria Sharapova dumped by Angelique Kerber in Stuttgart

Three-time defending Stuttgart champion Maria Sharapova lost her opening claycourt match of the season Thursday, going down 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 to Germany`s Angelique Kerber in the German city.

Andrea Petkovic advances, Sara Errani upset in Family Circle Cup
Andrea Petkovic advances, Sara Errani upset in Family Circle Cup

Andrea Petkovic battled back to advance to the semi-finals at the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, South Carolina on Friday while Czech qualifier Lucie Hradecka upset yet another seed with a victory over Sara Errani.

Defending champ Andrea Petkovic reaches Charleston quarter-finals
Defending champ Andrea Petkovic reaches Charleston quarter-finals

Defending champion Andrea Petkovic booked her quarter-final berth at the WTA tournament in Charleston on Thursday, improving her perfect record in the event with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Madison Brengle.

Miami Open: Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis rise to occasion with women's doubles title
Miami Open: Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis rise to occasion with women's doubles title

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her partner Martina Hingis cruised to their second title in as many tournaments when they beat second-seeded Russian duo of Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova 7-5, 6-1 in the Miami Open final.

Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis win BNP Paribas Open title
Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis win BNP Paribas Open title

Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza have completed a dream first tournament together, beating Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-3, 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open women's doubles title.

Simona Halep makes it a Gulf double for tenth WTA title
Simona Halep makes it a Gulf double for tenth WTA title

Top-seeded Simona Halep earned the tenth title of her career and made herself a double champion in the Arabian Gulf by capturing the Dubai Open with a tenacious and skilful 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) win over Karolina Pliskova on Saturday.

Australian Open: Deflated Ekaterina Makarova says she was psyched out
Australian Open: Deflated Ekaterina Makarova says she was psyched out

Russian 10th seed Ekaterina Makarova admitted Thursday she needed to improve her mental strength after allowing second seeded compatriot Maria Sharapova to run riot in their Australian Open semi-final.

Confident Sharapova shrugs off Serena dominance ahead of dream final
Confident Sharapova shrugs off Serena dominance ahead of dream final

Second seed Maria Sharapova insisted Thursday her "terrible" record against arch-rival Serena Williams was irrelevant after booking an Australian Open final showdown with the American top seed.

Australia Open, Day 11: Maria Sharapova powers into women's singles final
Australia Open, Day 11: Maria Sharapova powers into women's singles final

Second seed Maria Sharapova powered into the Australian Open final with a straight sets 6-3, 6-2 demolition of 10th seeded fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova on Thursday.

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova hot favourites in Open semis
Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova hot favourites in Open semis

Top seed Serena Williams remains on a collision course with arch-rival Maria Sharapova after rampaging into the Australian Open semi-finals on Wednesday.

Simona Halep blames stress for Open surrender
Simona Halep blames stress for Open surrender

Third seed Simona Halep blamed stress for her quarter-final humiliation in the Australian Open quarter-finals on Tuesday, admitting she failed to cope on the big stage.

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal knocked out, Maria Sharapova sets up Ekaterina Makarova show in semis
Australian Open: Rafael Nadal knocked out, Maria Sharapova sets up Ekaterina Makarova show in semis

Russian second seed Maria Sharapova bundled out Canada`s Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets on Tuesday to cruise into the Australian Open semi-finals for the seventh time.

Golden girls clash in glam slam Aussie quarter
Golden girls clash in glam slam Aussie quarter

Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova takes on the game`s much-hyped "next big thing", Canada`s Eugenie Bouchard in a blockbuster Australian Open quarter-final on Tuesday.

Australian Open: Simona Halep halts Yanina Wickmayer to reach quarter-finals
Australian Open: Simona Halep halts Yanina Wickmayer to reach quarter-finals

Third seed Simona Halep broke her hoodoo against Belgian Yanina Wickmayer with a 6-4 6-2 win to sail into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Sunday.

Australian Open: Halep joins Sharapova​, Makarova in quarters; Nadal, Berdych, Kyrgios through
Australian Open: Halep joins Sharapova​, Makarova in quarters; Nadal, Berdych, Kyrgios through

Maria Sharapova was all business as she raced into the Australian Open quarter-finals on Sunday to set up a glamour showdown with rising star Eugenie Bouchard.

Andrea Petkovic into Sofia semis, Ekaterina Makarova pulls out
Andrea Petkovic into Sofia semis, Ekaterina Makarova pulls out

German fourth seed Andrea Petkovic defeated second-seeded Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova 7-5, 6-3 on Thursday to become the first player to qualify for the semi-finals of the WTA Tournament Of Champions.

Field set for WTA finals in Singapore
Field set for WTA finals in Singapore

Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard, Poland`s Agnieszka Radwanska, US Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki and former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic have wrapped up the last four spots at the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore.

Sania-Cara lying fourth in Race to Singapore standings
Sania-Cara lying fourth in Race to Singapore standings

Sania Mirza, who will be skipping the Asian Games to focus on qualifying for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore, and Cara Black are lying fourth in the Race to Singapore standings with just over a month to go for the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore.

Makarova, Vesnina dash Hingis`s US Open title dream
Makarova, Vesnina dash Hingis`s US Open title dream

Martina Hingis`s hopes of winning her first Grand Slam doubles title since 2002 were shattered on Saturday when the Russian pairing of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina took the US Open title.

Makarova tunes up for Serena showdown with doubles win
Makarova tunes up for Serena showdown with doubles win

 Ekaterina Makarova limbered up for her US Open semi-final showdown with world number one Serena Williams by booking a spot in the women`s doubles final with Elena Vesnina on Thursday.