Serena Williams withdraws from Swedish Open with elbow injury
Serena Williams withdraws from Swedish Open with elbow injury

Reigning Wimbledon champion Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Swedish Open an elbow injury on Thursday, after her first round victory over Belgium's Ysaline Bonaventure.

Serena Williams advances in Swedish Open
Serena Williams advances in Swedish Open

Women's World No.1 Serena Williams has qualified for the second round of the Swedish Open Bastad defeating Belgium's Ysaline Bonaventure here.

Petra Kvitova, Sloane Stephens find form at French Open
Petra Kvitova, Sloane Stephens find form at French Open

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova powered into the last 16 at the French Open on Saturday after early round struggles at Roland Garros, while Sloane Stephens revived flagging American hopes.

Petra Kvitova thrashes Svetlana Kuznetsova to win Madrid Open
Petra Kvitova thrashes Svetlana Kuznetsova to win Madrid Open

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova romped to the Madrid Open title on Saturday with a crushing 6-1, 6-2 victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova.

`Exhausted` Serena Williams vows to bounce back as Petra Kvitova snaps streak
`Exhausted` Serena Williams vows to bounce back as Petra Kvitova snaps streak

World number one Serena Williams said her first defeat of the season to Petra Kvitova in the semi-finals of the Madrid Open on Friday could prove the ideal preparation for her assault on the French Open later this month.

Caroline Wozniacki and Petra Kvitova get out of jail in Dubai
Caroline Wozniacki and Petra Kvitova get out of jail in Dubai

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and former world number one Caroline Wozniacki both escaped from trouble when it seemed they might be on their way out of the Dubai Open on Tuesday.

Petra Kvitova downs fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova to win Sydney title
Petra Kvitova downs fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova to win Sydney title

Petra Kvitova completed her preparations for an assault on a third grand slam title in triumphant style on Friday by downing fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova 7-6 7-6 to win the Sydney International title.

Petra Kvitova to play Karolina Pliskova in all Czech final in Sydney
Petra Kvitova to play Karolina Pliskova in all Czech final in Sydney

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will play in the final of the Sydney International after ending Tsvetana Pironkova`s incredible run at the tournament on Thursday.

Halep, Kvitova to play in Sydney International
Halep, Kvitova to play in Sydney International

World number three Simona Halep and Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will headline the Sydney International women`s field in January, organisers said on Saturday.

ATP World Tour Finals: Roger Federer crushes Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori reaches semis
ATP World Tour Finals: Roger Federer crushes Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori reaches semis

Hidden behind the artistic beauty of Roger Federer`s tennis lurks the primal instinct of a cold-hearted killer and on Thursday Andy Murray was the unwitting victim as he was hammered 6-0 6-1 in his own backyard.

Andy Murray becomes ambassador for  World Wildlife Fund
Andy Murray becomes ambassador for World Wildlife Fund

Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was announced as a global ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on Thursday.

Petra Kvitova defeats Eugenie Bouchard to win Wuhan Open
Petra Kvitova defeats Eugenie Bouchard to win Wuhan Open

World number three Petra Kvitova overcame Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets Saturday to win the inaugural $2.4 million WTA Wuhan Open, her third title of the year.

Petra Kvitova ends Caroline Garcia's dream run to enter Wuhan semis
Petra Kvitova ends Caroline Garcia's dream run to enter Wuhan semis

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova ended the dream run of France`s Caroline Garcia with a clinical performance to reach the semi-finals of the Wuhan Open on Thursday.

Spain Davis Cup captain will need much more than Murray's praise
Spain Davis Cup captain will need much more than Murray's praise

For Spain's newly appointed Davis Cup captain, Gala Leon Garcia, Andy Murray's backing may not be enough for her to survive the demands of the game, on and off the court.

US Open: Refreshed Andy Murray beats Matthias Bachinger in straight sets
US Open: Refreshed Andy Murray beats Matthias Bachinger in straight sets

Eighth seed Andy Murray, who overcame cramping in his first-round victory, roared past unseeded German Matthias Bachinger in straight sets on Thursday to reach the third round of the U.S. Open.

Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova takes New Haven title

Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova won her second WTA Connecticut Open title in three years Saturday, defeating Slovakia`s Magdalena Rybarikova 6-4, 6-2 in the US Open warm-up event.

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova reaches New Haven semis

Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova advanced to the semi-finals of the WTA New Haven hardcourt tournament Thursday with a 6-4, 6-1 triumph over Czech compatriot Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

Boris Becker surprised by criticism of appointment by Novak Djokovic

Boris Becker says he was surprised by the level of criticism when world number one Novak Djokovic took him on as his coach last year.

Rogers Cup: Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova toppled at Montreal

Petra Kvitova`s first tournament since her Wimbledon triumph came to an abrupt end on Thursday as she was bundled out of the WTA hardcourt tournament at Montreal by Ekaterina Makarova.

Kvitova ready to shoulder the pressure of being champion

The Venus Rosewater Dish proved to be something of a poisoned chalice for Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova after her 2011 win but she says the difficult experience means she is now ready to cope with the pressure of a second title win.