Muguruza salutes 'spectacular' Schiavone

2017-05-29 22:50

Garbine Muguruza hailed the incredible longevity of Francesca Schiavone after defeating the veteran Italian in a first-round battle of French Open champions.

Schiavone triumphs at Rio Open

2016-02-22 09:47

Italy's Francesca Schiavone won her first title since 2013, defeating Shelby Rogers of the United States in the final of the Rio Open.

Schiavone outlasts Kuznetsova

2015-05-28 15:58

Francesca Schiavone and Svetlana Kuznetsova played the third longest women singles ever in the French Open.

Kuznetsova knocked out in Oz

2014-01-06 08:23

Former grand slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova ended her Australian Open preparations early with first round loss.

Schiavone advances in Seoul

2013-09-18 18:00

Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone has fought her way into the WTA Korea Open quarter-finals.

Sharapova thumps Schiavone

2013-03-09 08:26

Maria Sharapova didn't need too much time out in the chilly wind at Indian Wells, sweeping past Italian Francesca Schiavone.

Schiavone fights back

2013-01-02 11:18

Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone showed her fighting qualities as Italy beat Germany at the Hopman Cup.

Schiavone wins in Strasbourg

2012-05-26 19:55

Italy's Francesca Schiavone has beaten France's Alize Cornet in the Strasbourg International final.

Strasbourg favourites advance

2012-05-23 21:56

Three-time champion Anabel Medina Garrigues and second-seeded Francesca Schiavone both reached the quarter-finals in Strasbourg.

Top seed Schiavone ousted

2012-04-10 23:01

Top-seeded Francesca Schiavone was eliminated in the first round of the Barcelona Open by qualifier Olga Govortsova.


Schiavone eyes French Open spot with Bogota title

2017-04-16 06:41

Francesca Schiavone won her eighth career title at the Bogota Open to move closer to a main draw place at the French Open in her final year on tour.

Schiavone's Grand Slam streak ends

2016-01-15 21:10

Francesca Schiavone's record of playing in 61 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments over 15 years has ended in qualifying at the Australian Open.

Serena better than Graf?

2014-09-08 12:00

Francesca Schiavone says she regards Serena Williams as better than Steffi Graf after she drew within four Grand Slam titles of Graf.

Schiavone advances in Linz

2013-10-07 17:45

Francesca Schiavone has earned a straight-set win against Karolina Pliskova to reach the second round of the Generali Ladies.

Schiavone wins in Morocco

2013-04-28 19:31

Francesca Schiavone won her sixth career title with an easy win over Lourdes Dominguez Lino in the Marrakech Grand Prix final.

Schiavone v Sharapova

2013-03-07 07:40

Francesca Schiavone has defeated fellow Italian Flavia Pennetta to book a clash with Maria Sharapova at the BNP Paribas Open.

Top-seed Schiavone loses

2012-06-13 21:09

Top-seeded Francesca Schiavone was ousted from the Aegon Classic tournament after losing in the first round to Japan's Miskai Dothe.

Schiavone books semis spot

2012-05-24 20:53

Second-seed Francesca Schiavone has reached the Strasbourg International semi-finals after cruising past Johanna Larsson.

Schiavone in cruise control

2012-05-22 20:49

Francesca Schiavone has eased into the second round of the Strasbourg International after beating Alexandra Cadantu.

Schiavone the latest bug victim

2012-03-12 22:37

Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone became the latest victim of the widespread viral infection at Indian Wells.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.