Francesca Schiavone, US Open
September 5, 2018
Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone eagerly embraces a new life as a coach after ending a 20-year career on Wednesday at the US Open, sharing her fondest memories on court and hopes for the future with David Kane.
Francesca Schiavone, US Open
September 5, 2018
In the wake of 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone's farewell to tennis, her fellow players have reached out to pay tribute on Twitter; check out the messages right here on wtatennis.com!
Francesca Schiavone won the 2010 French Open title. (Getty Images)
September 5, 2018
Grand Slam champion and former Top 5 WTA star Francesca Schiavone, a trailblazer for Italian women's tennis, announced her retirement from professional tennis at the US Open on Wednesday.
Schiavone's route included an epic 6-4, 1-6, 16-14 fourth-round win over Svetlana Kuznetsova - an all-time classic that, at four hours and 44 minutes, remains the longest women's Slam match of the Open Era (Getty)
September 3, 2018
The best images from the Italian's storied career.
Samantha Stosur (Getty)
July 17, 2018
En un partido de primera ronda entre dos campeonas de Grand Slam, Samantha Stosur eliminó a Francesca Schiavone en la primera ronda del Ladies 'Championship Gstaad.
Samantha Stosur, Gstaad 2018 (Monika Majer/RvS.Media)
July 17, 2018
In a first round match between two Grand Slam champions, Samantha Stosur took out Francesca Schiavone in the first round of the Ladies' Championship Gstaad.
Another stalwart of the Italian golden generation in action was the indefatigable Francesca Schiavone, who lost in three sets to Dominika Cibulkova (Getty)
May 22, 2018
Las jóvenes y la experiencia están en plena exhibición en la fase previa de Roland Garros, con la ex campeona de 37 años Francesca Schiavone y la prodigiosa Marta Kostyuk de 15 años que ofrecen dos de las historias más emocionantes.
Another stalwart of the Italian golden generation in action was the indefatigable Francesca Schiavone, who lost in three sets to Dominika Cibulkova (Getty)
May 21, 2018
Youth and experience are both on full display in the Roland Garros qualifying competition, with 37-year-old former champion Francesca Schiavone and 15-year-old prodigy Marta Kostyuk providing two of the most compelling stories.
Elina Svitolina successfully defended her Rome title with a 6-0, 6-4 defeat of Simona Halep in the final - her third trophy of the year (Getty)
May 21, 2018
The Internazionali BNL d'Italia started with an emotional retirement and ended with a brave title defence. Look back on the week in pictures here.
Anabel Medina Garrigues won a third Strasbourg title in four years, beating Katarina Srebotnik in 2008 (Getty)
May 20, 2018
A decade of winners from the Internationaux de Strasbourg.
Another stalwart of the Italian golden generation in action was the indefatigable Francesca Schiavone, who lost in three sets to Dominika Cibulkova (Getty)
May 16, 2018
Revisit the best stories and images from the first round of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia.
Last year, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeated Francesca Schiavone 7-5, 7-5 to capture her 10th career trophy and extend a winning streak of 10 matches and two titles (Grand Prix de SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem)
April 27, 2018
The Grand Prix de SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem has taken place around Morocco - in Casablanca, Fès, Marrakech and Rabat - since 2001. Take a look back at all the champions since 2007.