Suarez Navarro lurking as dark horse at Roland Garros
Suarez Navarro lurking as dark horse at Roland Garros

When potential dark horses were being discussed before this year`s French Open the name of Carla Suarez Navarro cropped up frequently and she looked every bit a serious challenger with an easy first round win on Monday.

Easy victory for Serena Williams in Miami opener against Monica Niculescu
Easy victory for Serena Williams in Miami opener against Monica Niculescu

World number one Serena Williams launched her bid for an eighth title at the Miami WTA and ATP Masters on Saturday with a victory over Monica Niculescu.

Serena Williams wins in emotional Indian Wells return
Serena Williams wins in emotional Indian Wells return

Serena Williams won her first match at Indian Wells since 2001 on Friday, beating Monica Niculescu in straight sets to end her 14-year self-imposed exile from the California desert event.

Monica Niculescu books Serena Williams showdown at Indian Wells
Monica Niculescu books Serena Williams showdown at Indian Wells

Monica Niculescu rolled over Aleksandra Krunic 6-2, 6-1 to book a second round clash with Serena Williams at Indian Wells, where the American returns this week after a 14-year hiatus.

Monica Niculescu claims second career title in Guangzhou
Monica Niculescu claims second career title in Guangzhou

Unseeded Romanian Monica Niculescu clinched her second career title on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-0 win over French second seed Alize Cornet in the Guangzhou tournament.

Li, Peng march into WTA Shenzhen semis

Chinese tennis icon Li Na, the World No.3, and compatriot Peng Shuai entered the WTA Shenzhen Open singles` semifinals here.

China`s Li notches hard-fought victory at Shenzhen

Chinese superstar Li Na battled her way to yet another victory on Thursday, downing Romania`s Monica Niculescu after three action-filled sets in the women`s singles quarter-final of the Shenzhen Open.

Monica Niculescu wins WTA Brazil Cup

Romania`s Monica Niculescu clinched her first WTA singles title with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 victory over Russia`s Olga Puchkova in the Brazil Cup tennis.

Robson ousted in Shenzhen

Promising British youngster Laura Robson was upset in the second round of the Shenzhen Open tennis tournament in China by lower-ranked Romanian Monica Niculescu.

Li Na loses in first round in Beijing

Li Na`s inconsistent form since winning the French Open extended to Beijing when she was knocked out of the China Open.