Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

Grasping for air: Heat a major issue at Olympic tennis venue

German player Mona Barthel struggled with 10 double-faults in a loss to Iga Swiatek as a blinding sun made it nearly impossible to see the ball once she tossed it.

published on : 25th July 2021

Barbora Krejcikova wins French Open singles title, becomes first Czech woman in 40 years to do so

Krejcikova, ranked 33 in the world and playing just her fifth main draw in a Slams singles event, triumphed 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 for a second career title.

published on : 12th June 2021

Perfect strangers as first-time quartet contest French Open semi-finals

For just the second time in the Open era, there are four first-time major semi-finalists in the women's singles, after the 1978 Australian Open.

published on : 10th June 2021

After going 0-6 in Grand Slam quarter-finals, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova finally wins one

The 31st-seeded Pavlyuchenkova will make her debut in the final four of a Slam in her 52nd appearance at one after edging her doubles partner, Elena Rybakina, 6-7 (2), 6-2, 9-7 on Tuesday.

published on : 9th June 2021

Victoria Azarenka says French Open lacks true gender equality

Azarenka again took aim at officials following her defeat by Pavlyuchenkova, when asked about the scheduling of the new night sessions -- with six of the seven so far featuring men's matches.

published on : 7th June 2021