Women's Tennis Association

International association of professional women tennis players

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The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) is the principal organizing body of women's professional tennis. It governs the WTA Tour which is the worldwide professional tennis tour for women and was founded to create a better future for women's tennis. The WTA's corporate headquarters is in St. Petersburg, Florida, with its European headquarters in London and its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Beijing.


Serena Williams On Tennis Court With Daughter [Video]

Serena Williams On Tennis Court With Daughter

Serena Williams, a 23-time grand slam champion, hit the tennis court with her daughter Olympia. Serena recently shared pictures of she and her 2-year old daughter, in matching purple outfits on..

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ATP and WTA Tours announce August resumption [Video]

ATP and WTA Tours announce August resumption

The men's ATP Tour and women's WTA Tour issue revised calendars for the resumption of professional tennis after the shutdown caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Dressed for French Open, Kvitova wins all-Czech crown [Video]

Dressed for French Open, Kvitova wins all-Czech crown

Petra Kvitova beats Karolina Muchova 6-3 6-3 in final as sports slowly start to return from coronavirus shutdown.

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Petra Kvitova ready for return headlining all-Czech tournament [Video]

Petra Kvitova ready for return headlining all-Czech tournament

Two-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is happy to finally play tennis again for fans - even if they can only watch from television.

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Tennis greats Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have pushed to unite men's and women's tours. Now, WTA chief executive Steve Simon has also endorsed it. - Published

Rogers Cup: WTA Tour event postponed until August 2021

The women's section of the Rogers Cup is postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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WTA suspends tour until 2 May amid coronavirus outbreak

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No WTA tournaments will be played until at least 2 May as the tour extends its suspension because of coronavirus.
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Tennis world lauds ‘legend’ Sharapova after her retirement

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Ashleigh Barty still on top but gap narrows ahead of Australia Open

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Serena Williams starts 2020 WTA season with win at Auckland Classic

Serena Williams starts her fourth decade on the WTA Tour with a straightforward win over Italian qualifier Camila Giorgi in Auckland.
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