Angelique Kerber targets Wimbledon after debut grass win in Birmingham
Angelique Kerber targets Wimbledon after debut grass win in Birmingham

Angelique Kerber suggested that she is back to her best in time for Wimbledon after lifting her first grass court title in a compelling final against Karolina Pliskova in Birmingham on Sunday.

Karolina Pliskova conquers rain and a giant-killer to reach Birmingham final
Karolina Pliskova conquers rain and a giant-killer to reach Birmingham final

Karolina Pliskova, the tall, steep-serving Czech with the tattoos and an increasing penchant for grass, beat both the rain and the week`s greatest giant-killer to reach the final in Birmingham on Saturday.

Simona Halep aims to stay cool to regain her tag as hottest newcome
Simona Halep aims to stay cool to regain her tag as hottest newcome

Simona Halep, the world number three from Romania, hopes that her Wimbledon build-up during the coming week will help make her the hottest new young player on the tour again.

Angelique Kerber shocks Caroline Wozniacki in Stuttgart final
Angelique Kerber shocks Caroline Wozniacki in Stuttgart final

Germany`s Angelique Kerber extended her winning streak to 11 matches with a three-sets win over Caroline Wozniacki to win the Stuttgart claycourt title on Sunday.

Caroline Wozniacki in Stuttgart final after marathon match
Caroline Wozniacki in Stuttgart final after marathon match

Caroline Wozniacki reached her third final of 2015 when she saw off Simona Halep after a marathon match over nearly three-hours in Saturday`s semi-final clash at Stuttgart`s WTA tournament.

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.

Kerber pulls Germany level in the clash with Russia
Kerber pulls Germany level in the clash with Russia

Germany`s Angelique Kerber beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia in straight sets on Sunday to level the score in their Fed Cup World Group semi-final tie at 2-2.

Fed Cup final: Russia to face Germany without injured Maria Sharapova
Fed Cup final: Russia to face Germany without injured Maria Sharapova

Russia`s hopes of winning a place in the Fed Cup final suffered a setback as world number two Maria Sharapova dropped out through injury just days ahead of the semi-final with Germany.

Angelique Kerber win boosts German`s Fed Cup semis hopes
Angelique Kerber win boosts German`s Fed Cup semis hopes

Germany`s Fed Cup captain Barbara Rittner is mulling her options for the Fed Cup clash against Russia this weekend after strong performances from Angelique Kerber and Andrea Petkovic in Charleston.

Angelique Kerber out-lasts Madison Keys for Charleston WTA title
Angelique Kerber out-lasts Madison Keys for Charleston WTA title

Angelique Kerber ended her WTA dry spell with a gritty three-set victory over rising US talent Madison Keys on Sunday for the Charleston claycourt crown.

Kerber, a former world number five, battled back from 4-1 down in the third set to defeat 20-year-old Keys 6-2, 4-6, 7-5.

Angelique Kerber defeats Andrea Petkovic, to face Madison Keys in Charleston final
Angelique Kerber defeats Andrea Petkovic, to face Madison Keys in Charleston final

Angelique Kerber defeated fellow German Andrea Petkovic in straight sets on Saturday to reach the final of the Family Circle Cup where she will face American Madison Keys.

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.

Angelique Kerber puts Germany on brink of Fed Cup semi-final
Angelique Kerber puts Germany on brink of Fed Cup semi-final

Angelique Kerber put Germany one win away from the Fed Cup semi-finals on Sunday after her straight-sets victory over Australia`s Samantha Stosur gave the hosts a 2-1 lead.

Fed Cup: Maria Sharapova puts Russia in charge, Italy, Australia lead too
Fed Cup: Maria Sharapova puts Russia in charge, Italy, Australia lead too

Maria Sharapova defeated Urszula Radwanska 6-0, 6-3 as Russia took a 2-0 lead over Poland in the Fed Cup World Group Saturday with the superstar taking a first step towards the Rio Olympics.

Day of fallen seeds for women in Australian Open
Day of fallen seeds for women in Australian Open

The 2015 Australian Open kicked off on Monday and an entertaining day of enthralling tennis saw four seeded women get ousted in the first round itself. With regular top class players in both men's and women's draw advancing to the next round, the taste of success for these seeded players ended on a bitter note.

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.

Tsvetana Pironkova chalks up 14th straight win in Sydney
Tsvetana Pironkova chalks up 14th straight win in Sydney

Tsvetana Pironkova`s stretched her Sydney International winning streak to 14 matches with a straight sets victory over Barbora Zahlavova Strycova to reach the semi-finals on Wednesday.

Petra Kvitova leads Czechs to third Fed Cup title in four years
Petra Kvitova leads Czechs to third Fed Cup title in four years

Petra Kvitova handed the Czech Republic their third Fed Cup title in four years after beating Angelique Kerber in the final on Sunday to give her team an unbeatable lead over Germany.

Czechs 2-0 up against Germany in Fed Cup final
Czechs 2-0 up against Germany in Fed Cup final

World number four Petra Kvitova got the Czech Republic off to a strong start against Germany in the Fed Cup final on Saturday, winning 6-2 6-4 over Andrea Petkovic in the opening match in Prague.

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.