Victoria Azarenka, Daniela Hantuchova withdraw from WTA event
Victoria Azarenka, Daniela Hantuchova withdraw from WTA event

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka of Belarus has withdrawn from next week`s WTA event in Washington because of a right shoulder injury, tournament officials said Thursday.

A winning shriek? Nick Bollettieri says talent speaks loudest
A winning shriek? Nick Bollettieri says talent speaks loudest

Some tennis players may be convinced they are on to a winning shriek but Nick Bollettieri, who coached both the Williams sisters and Maria Sharapova, is not so sure.

Sound and fury as Victoria Azarenka blasts scream queen critics
Sound and fury as Victoria Azarenka blasts scream queen critics

Victoria Azarenka claimed that women players are unfairly pilloried for their on-court shrieking and grunting and blasted boozy Wimbledon fans for mocking her as well as rivals Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova.

Wimbledon: Serena Williams overpowers Victoria Azarenka to reach semi-finals
Wimbledon: Serena Williams overpowers Victoria Azarenka to reach semi-finals

Top seed Serena Williams overpowered Victoria Azarenka in an absorbing Wimbledon quarter-final on Tuesday, recovering from a set down to win 3-6 6-2 6-3.

Wimbledon 2015: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams to reach quarter-finals
Wimbledon 2015: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams to reach quarter-finals

Serena Williams won the latest instalment of her rivalry with sister Venus as the world number one eased into the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a 6-4, 6-3 victory on Monday.

Victoria Azarenka injures foot, Ana Ivanovic loses in Birmingham
Victoria Azarenka injures foot, Ana Ivanovic loses in Birmingham

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka was forced out of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham with a foot injury on Wednesday shortly after defending champion Ana Ivanovic suffered a shock defeat.

Defending champion Ana Ivanovic beaten in Birmingham
Defending champion Ana Ivanovic beaten in Birmingham

Defending champion Ana Ivanovic double-faulted on match point on the way to losing to qualifier Michelle Larcher De Brito in the second round of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham on Wednesday.

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.

Alize Cornet joins Victoria Azarenka in slamming line regulations
Alize Cornet joins Victoria Azarenka in slamming line regulations

Local favourite Alize Cornet has backed up former world number one Victoria Azarenka`s call for a review of the line call regulations at the French Open, labelling a decision against her on Sunday as "shameful".

Victoria Azarenka calls for review system at French Open
Victoria Azarenka calls for review system at French Open

 Victoria Azarenka has added her support to growing calls for a review system to be introduced to the Roland Garros claycourts in keeping with the three other Grand Slam tournaments.

Serena Williams rallies to oust Victoria Azarenka at French Open
Serena Williams rallies to oust Victoria Azarenka at French Open

Serena Williams battled back from a set down for the second straight match to defeat Victoria Azarenka 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 and reach the last 16 of the French Open on Saturday.

Victoria Azarenka wins easily on French Open return
Victoria Azarenka wins easily on French Open return

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka marked her return to Roland Garros on Monday by easing past Spain`s Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor 6-2, 6-1 in the first round.

French Open women`s form guide
French Open women`s form guide

Women`s form guide ahead of the French Open which starts in Paris on Sunday:

Maria Sharapova warms up for French Open with third title in Rome
Maria Sharapova warms up for French Open with third title in Rome

Russia's Maria Sharapova warmed up for the defence of her French Open title by securing her third Italian Open crown with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 win over Spain's Carla Suarez on Sunday.

`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.

Victoria Azarenka suffers match-point meltdown in Serena Williams loss
Victoria Azarenka suffers match-point meltdown in Serena Williams loss

Victoria Azarenka suffered a stunning meltdown and blew three match points against world number one Serena Williams before losing 7-6(5) 3-6 7-6(1) in the third round of the Madrid Open on Wednesday.

Petra Kvitova struggles again in Madrid but survives
Petra Kvitova struggles again in Madrid but survives

Fourth seed Petra Kvitova`s stuttering form continued at the Madrid Open as she reached the third round with a 6-4 2-6 6-3 win against CoCo Vandeweghe on Tuesday.

Madrid Open: Serena Williams ousts Sloane Stephens to extend winning run
Madrid Open: Serena Williams ousts Sloane Stephens to extend winning run

World number one Serena Williams extended her unbeaten record this season to 22 matches with a routine 6-4, 6-0 win over Sloane Stephens to move into the third round of the Madrid Open on Monday.

Victoria Azarenka against Venus Williams in first round of Madrid Masters
Victoria Azarenka against Venus Williams in first round of Madrid Masters

World No.16 Venus Williams and No.31 Victoria Azarenka are the two star tennis players clashing in the first round of the Madrid Masters.

Victoria Azarenka propels Belarus past Japan in Fed Cup
Victoria Azarenka propels Belarus past Japan in Fed Cup

 Former world number one Victoria Azarenka scored wins in singles and doubles as Belarus scraped past Japan 3-2 in their Fed Cup World Group playoff in Tokyo on Sunday.