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WTA pulls tournaments from China and Hong Kong

THE WTA has taken the extraordinary step in pulling all of its tournaments out of China and Hong Kong, in response to the continuing saga surrounding Chinese star Shuai Peng. China was due to be the host of several tournaments in 2022, including the WTA Tour Finals. This move is in response to the continuing […]

2022 WTA Tour Players to Watch: Amanda Anisimova

NEXT up in our 2022 WTA Tour Players to Watch series is Amanda Anisimova. After an emotionally affected few years, 2022 might be the year she returns to the form she showed in 2019. If you look back to the 2019 season, Anisimova was on the rise in the tennis world. She won her first […]

2022 WTA Tour Players to Watch: Marta Kostyuk

UKRAINIAN teenager Marta Kostyuk snuck into the WTA Tour’s Top 50 last month, reaching her career-high ranking after a memorable season. The European young gun has been a name that has kept popping up over the last few seasons as a prodigy, so it would be easy to forget that she is only 19-years-old. Starting […]

2022 WTA Tour Players to Watch: Ann Li

AMERICAN Ann Li is next up in our 2022 WTA Tour Players to Watch, after having an impressive 2021 season which featured her maiden title at the recent Tenerife Ladies Open. She finished with a 25-14 win-loss record and claimed her WTA 250 title with a straight sets win over Maria Camila Osorio Serrano. >> […]

2022 WTA Tour Players to Watch: Maria Camila Osorio Serrano

COLOMBIAN teenager Maria Camila Osorio Serrano kicks off our WTA Tour Players to Watch count for 2022, after the 19-year-old broke through for her maiden title his year. Recording a 35-17 win-loss record, Osorio Serrano reached a career-high 53rd, and was 55th by year’s end. Five years ago aged 14, Osorio Serrano began her WTA […]

Top 5 WTA Tour nations for 2021

ONE continued powerhouse, two nations with great depth, and a couple that are held up by top-end stars, Rookie Me Central presents five WTA Tour nations that impressed with overall titles in 2021. The five included won four or more singles titles in 2021. #1 United States Total Top 100 Singles Players: 162021 Singles Titles: […]

Tennis Australia confirms Aussie summer swing

TENNIS Australia has confirmed the tournaments for the upcoming Australian summer swing for both the ATP and WTA Tours. In an email sent out to the players, Tennis Australia announced that tournaments will be played in Adelaide and Sydney, as well as non-stop action in Melbourne. TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE ATP TOUR Adelaide International ATP Cup Melbourne […]

2021 WTA Tour year-end rankings and surprise packets

THE 2021 WTA Tour came to a close for the most part this week, with the official year-end rankings confirmed on Monday and seeing some last-minute Top 10 changes over the past week. We run through the 2021 year-end Top 10 and the surprise packets from the season that was. READ>>2021 WTA Memorable Moments Ash […]

2021 WTA Memorable Moments

THERE was no shortage of memorable moments on the WTA Tour, so Rookie Me Central has named a handful of results that stuck out in 2021. Ons Jabeur becomes first Arab in Top 10 In the first of many remarkable historic moments, Ons Jabeur becoming the first Arab tennis player – male or female – […]

WTA Tour wrap: Parry claims Montevideo title

FRENCHWOMAN Diane Parry has claimed the WTA 125 Montevideo Open title in Uruguay overnight, defeating the higher ranked Panna Udvardy in an intriguing final clash of the maiden event. 19-year-old Parry has reached a career-high world number 115 with the title victory, while her Hungarian opponent is also on the verge of entering Top 100 […]

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