Eugenie Bouchard has criticised the Women's Tennis Association WTA) for allowing Maria Sharapova to return to the sport, branding the 30-year-old a "cheater". Sharapova made a triumphant return to the sport on Wednesday evening (26 April) when she defeated Roberta Vinci in straight sets at the Stuttgart Open, but Bouchard does not think the former Wimbledon champion should be involved in tennis after serving a 15-month ban for failing a drugs test. The Canadian, a former Wimbledon finalist herself, believes the WTA have sent the "wrong message" in allowing Sharapova to compete again and says their decision has gone some way to ruining tennis for her.
Williams, who was wearing a yellow swimsuit in the 'selfie', quickly deleted the post but later confirmed her pregnancy via her publicist after frenzied speculation. "I was just saving them (for myself)," said Williams. Williams said she had found out she was pregnant only two days before the Australian Open in January, which she went on to win for her 23rd grand slam title.
April 27, 2017 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – With the Southeastern Conference regular season title and tournament championship secured on West End, Vanderbilt landed seven representatives on the SEC women’s tennis postseason awards list, the conference announced Thursday. Vanderbilt’s longest-tenured head coach, Geoff Macdonald, leads the honors by earning his fourth SEC Coach of the Year award. In his 23rd season, Macdonald led Vanderbilt to its first-ever SEC regular season title. After guiding the Dores through one of the hardest schedules in the nation, VU continues postseason play with a 20-5 (12-1) overall record. Astra Sharma becomes Vanderbilt’s second women’s tennis student-athlete and fourth