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WTA Diary: Allez Les Bleus

Catch up on all the WTA news from the past seven days, including glory for WTA's French contingent and the return of Anna Chakvetadze.

Published April 15, 2014 12:12

WTA Diary: Allez Les Bleus
Caroline Garcia.

Every week there's a lot happening on the WTA - on the court, off the court, by the numbers, even a few tweets... catch up on it all in this week's WTA Diary.

Allez Les Bleus
Last week was a good one for France's WTA contingent with Alizé Cornet and Caroline Garcia picking up titles in Katowice and Bogotá respectively.

Cornet, who came within a point of defeat against Camila Giorgi in the final, is now up to No.21 in the rankings - her highest position since 2009.

Questions, Questions, Questions
Garcia is the fourth first-time winner on tour this year. Who were the other three?

She also picked up the doubles trophy alongside Lara Arruabarrena to become the first player to do the singles-doubles, erm, double since... 

Chak's Back
Remember Anna Chakvetadze? The former World No.5, who retired from tennis at the end of last year due to a long-term back injury, has been enlisted by Russian Fed Cup supremo Shamil Tarpischev to help coach the team during its upcoming World Group playoff against Argentina.

How To Be A Good Tennis Parent
According to Ana.

Cover Girl
Serena Williams features on the cover of this month's Fitness magazine.

The Empire Strikes Again
Maria Sharapova's has added co-ownership of skincare company Supergoop! to her ever-growing list of business endeavors.

Pretty In Pink?
Caroline Wozniacki's new hairdo was short-lived. In other news, she's getting better at this golf lark.

@CaroWozniacki
In case my putt was missed yesterday, here is a video lol! http://oi59.tinypic.com/2qxovvd.jpg (and yes I am quite proud of it) #30footputtaugusta

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