In 16 months since returning from injury unranked in April 2018, 20-year-old Ma Shuyue has rocketed to World No.224 after winning two ITF W25s and reaching the Anning 125K QFs, and made her WTA debut at home in Tianjin as a lucky loser (Tianjin Open)
October 9, 2019
Forty-one players have made their WTA main draw debut this season so far. Find out more about them here.
Gabriela Sabatini, the 1990 US Open champion, was presented with the Philippe Chatrier Award for her contribution to tennis both on and off the court (ITF/Paul Zimmer)
June 5, 2019
Gabriela Sabatini was presented with the ITF’s highest accolade, the Philippe Chatrier Award, for her outstanding contribution to tennis both on and off the court at the ITF World Champions Dinner at the Pavillon Gabriel in Paris last night, while Simona Halep was honored as the 2018 World Champion.
Iga Swiatek - Wimbledon 2018 - Getty
January 11, 2019
Wimbledon girls' champion Iga Swiatek, three-time WTA quarterfinalist Veronika Kudermetova and junior World No.1 Clara Burel are among the seven players who will compete in a Grand Slam main draw for the first time next week at the Australian Open.
Wang Xiyu, US Open
September 9, 2018
Chinese 17-year-old Wang Xiyu captured her maiden major title at the US Open junior tournament while Roland Garros winner Cori "Coco" Gauff paired Caty McNally to win a second doubles title in a rain-affected finals weekend.
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.
Pauline Parmentier - Fed Cup 2018 - Getty
May 16, 2018
Istanbul champion Pauline Parmentier will keep her streak of Roland Garros main draw appearances going back to 2005 alive, while Australian Open girls' finalist Clara Burel receives a boost into the qualifying competition.
Liang En Shuo, Australian Open (Getty)
January 27, 2018
No.2 seed Liang En-Shuo won the girls' title at the Australian Open on Saturday, becoming the first player from her country to win a girls' junior Grand Slam in singles.
Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki (Getty)
January 26, 2018
Everything you need to know as the Australian Open champion is decided in the final match of the year's first Grand Slam.