Abu Dhabi

Rublev Overpowers Murray In Mubadala World Tennis Championship Final

ABU DHABI/WASHINGTON, December 18, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) If this week’s 13th edition of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi is any indication of what lies ahead for former World No. 1 Andy Murray, expect his upcoming 2022 tennis […]

A Powerful Start to 2021 WTA Season By Ons Jabeur

WASHINGTON, January 6, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Ons Jabeur saved two set points in the opening set and fired 31 winners en route to a 7-6 (3), 6-3 victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in one hour and 29 minutes to capture […]

By Luck Or Chance, Pliskova Consistent At Start Of Season

WASHINGTON, January 6, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Karolina Pliskova has won a singles title in the first week of the season in three of the last four years, going 16-1. She lifted trophies in Brisbane in 2017, 2019 and, again, last […]

Let The Games Begin: WTA 2021 Season Ready To Start

WASHINGTON, January 5, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The start of the 2021 WTA season has arrived – and it’s a little bit different than usual. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, instead of first-week tournaments taking place as usual in Brisbane, Auckland […]

Garbiñe Muguruza’s Love Of Adventure Is Evident

WASHINGTON, January 5, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As Garbiñe Muguruza sat for her first virtual press conference of 2021 – it was also the first one hosted by the WTA in the new year on the eve of its first tournament, […]

Look Out, Quality Of Women’s Game Is Only Getting Better

WASHINGTON, January 3, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Let’s face it, as the 2021 tennis season begins in a few days, the quality of the women’s game is in superb hands – and only expects to get better. Four of the […]

Abu Dhabi WTA Women’s Tennis Open Coming Into Focus

WASHINGTON, December 23, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The 2021 WTA season begins in two weeks in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, with the inaugural Abu Dhabi WTA Women’s Tennis Open. It will take place from Jan. […]