Neck and breast cancer diagnosed for Martina Navratilova

Neck and breast cancer diagnosed for Martina Navratilova

New stroke for the former world number one of the 80s, winner of 59 Grand Slam titles in singles and doubles between 1978 and 2006, who had already been treated for breast cancer (at an early stage) in 2010. Last October, during the finals of the WTA tournament in Fort Worth, where she lives, Martina … Read more

Women’s Champions League: PSG sinks at Stamford Bridge and leaves first place in the group to Chelsea

Women's Champions League: PSG sinks at Stamford Bridge and leaves first place in the group to Chelsea

Unbeaten in ten games following their defeat by Chelsea on October 20 (0-1), Women’s PSG saw their streak come to an abrupt end this Thursday, with another setback against the Blues for the final meeting of the group stage. Champions League, at Stamford Bridge (0-3). Already qualified before kick-off, the Parisiennes were totally overwhelmed by … Read more

Jelena Dokic reveals that she was very close to suicide last April

” I almost jumped from the 26th floor balcony to lose my life. I will never forget this day. […] I just wanted the pain and suffering to stop. […] I walked away from the edge (from the balcony)I don’t even know how I managed to do it. “It is with these words, taken from … Read more

Alizé Cornet: “One of my fondest memories at Roland-Garros”

“It’s a complicated match to analyze…In the first set, she made a lot of mistakes, I was very solid and in the second she had the entry break and then she played much more liberated. When Jelena starts hitting, it’s really very hard even if physically I gave everything. I had no solutions in the … Read more

Léolia Jeanjean dominates Karolina Pliskova in the second round of Roland-Garros

Sensation on the Simonne-Mathieu court this Thursday morning with the victory of Léolia Jeanjean against the seeded number 8 Karolina Pliskova (6-2, 6-2). The French played a solid match, winning the first set in just 36 minutes against the Czech who broke down on serve (62% first serve, 4 double faults) and made far too … Read more

Angelique Kerber too strong for Elsa Jacquemot at Roland-Garros

The step was too high for Elsa Jacquemot. Opposed this Wednesday to the German Angélique Kerber in the second round of Roland-Garros, the 19-year-old Frenchwoman lost Wednesday against the former world number 1 (6-1.7-6 [2]). Recipient of an invitation, the world junior champion and winner of the Roland-Garros junior tournament in 2020 had won the … Read more

Naomi Osaka takes the front door at Roland-Garros, beaten by Amanda Anisimova

A year after her unexpected withdrawal last year before her second round, the Japanese Naomi Osaka returned to the clay courts of Roland-Garros against Amanda Anisimova (28th in the WTA rankings), this Monday in the first round. And as at the Australian Open at the start of the year, the former world No. 1 came … Read more

Naomi Osaka knocks out Belinda Bencic and will play the final in Miami

Having fallen to 77th place in the world, Naomi Osaka nevertheless retains a level that is largely sufficient to reach the final of a Masters 1000 and she has just proved it on Thursday, by winning her semi-final in Miami with panache, against the Swiss Belinda Bencic (4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in 2h06). Osaka had lost … Read more

Injured in the back and mentally exhausted, Elina Svitolina withdraws from the circuit

Elina Svitolina needs a break. Despite her determination to represent her country, invaded by the Russian army, at the Billie Jean King Cup (ex Fed-Cup) on April 15 to 16, the 27-year-old Ukrainian announced on Tuesday her withdrawal from the WTA circuit during several weeks due to a recurring back injury. She will therefore not … Read more

Naomi Osaka told Miami she called a therapist after Indian Wells

Victorious with the manner of Australian Astra Sharma (6-3, 6-4) in the first round of the Miami tournament, Naomi Osaka appeared relaxed at a press conference. In front of the journalists, she confided that she had listened to the advice of her sister and that she was being helped by a therapist from Indian Wells. … Read more