Defending champ Wickmayer in Auckland WTA final

Yanina Wickmayer fought back from brink of defeat to make the final of the Auckland Classic.

Wickmayer ducks shadow of bigger Belgians

Belgian Yanina Wickmayer won the ABS Classic title to continue her emergence from the shadow of celebrated compatriots Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin.

Wickmayer upsets Pennetta to claim Auckland title

Belgium’s Yanina Wickmayer upset top seed Flavia Pennetta 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Auckland Classic on Saturday to complete a remarkable return to the courts after having a doping ban overturned.

Wickmayer makes winning return to WTA Tour

Belgium`s Yanina Wickmayer has made a winning return to the WTA Tour after her ban for anti-doping violations was lifted, beating Germany`s Julia Goerges 6-3, 6-4 at the ASB Classic.

I`m no drugs cheat: Yanina Wickmayer

Rising tennis star Yanina Wickmayer says she isn`t a drugs cheat and blames Belgian doping authorities for the breach of anti-doping regulations which caused her to be banned for a year.

Belgian tennis star Wickmayer says she`s no drug cheat

Belgian tennis star Yanina Wickmayer says she has no time for drugs cheats and scant regard for the tennis officials in her own country who banned her on a drugs technicality.

Belgian court overturns bans on Wickmayer and Malisse

A Belgian court on Monday suspended a one-year ban imposed on tennis players Yanina Wickmayer and Xavier Malisse for violating anti-doping regulations, Wickmayer’s agent said.

Wickmayer withdraws from Bali tennis tournament

Japan’s Kimiko Date Krumm earned a place Friday in the Bali Tournament of Champions semi-finals when Belgian Yanina Wickmayer quit on news of her one-year ban for missing doping tests.

Wickmayer considering appeal after doping ban

Belgium’s Yanina Wickmayer, a semi-finalist at this year’s US Open, is considering an appeal against a one-year ban for failing to comply with doping regulations.

Wozniacki beats Wickmayer to reach US Open final

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark beat error-prone Belgian Yanina Wickmayer 6-3 6-3 on Saturday to advance to the women`s final of the US Open against former champion Kim Clijsters.

Wickmayer brings more joy to Belgium by reaching semis

Yanina Wickmayer put Belgium on the forefront of grand slam tennis once again when she surged past Kateryna Bondarenko 7-5, 6-4 to reach the US Open semi-finals on Wednesday.

Mum`s death acts as catalyst for Wickmayer`s Open run

A nine-year Yanina Wickmayer only picked up a tennis racket as she needed some time out from her dying mother`s battle with cancer.

Wickmayer rolls into US Open semis

Unseeded, overlooked and largely unknown on the international stage, Yanina Wickmayer moved into the semi-finals of the US Open on Wednesday.