Birmingham; Petra out, Pliskova in, One wildcard remaining…

Two time champion Petra Kvitova is out of Birmingham. The Czech number two who missed Roland Garros following a retirement in Rome is still not ready to return too tennis and to Birmingham to defend her title. The former Birmingham and Wimbledon champion has been suffering with an arm injury for some time now and... Continue Reading →

Petra Kvitova; Race to be fit! Wimbledon favourite?

Following her win in Birmingham and becoming the first player to win a title on the three surfaces this year it be fair to say Petra Kvitova is favourite for the Wimbledon title. Petra has won Wimbledon on two previous occasions in 2011 and 2014 but since her last victory there she has won four... Continue Reading →

Birmingham Day 2!

Day 2 of my visit to Birmingham was a very hot day! So hot that my face is now sunburnt! First up on Ladies Day was Petra Kvitová who wasted no time against a frustrated Kasatkina winning in straight sets. Next up was the top seed Garbine Muguruza who looked frustrated from the off as... Continue Reading →

WTA Birmingham Preview

The grass court season waits for no one and with Wimbledon around the corner players from all over the globe are heading to the warm up tournaments and some of the world’s top names will be in Birmingham next week. So, who will be there? Who won’t be there! Well, it’s best we start off... Continue Reading →

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