Tags: Collins, Danielle (1993- )

In Tennis, Choosing a Woman as a Coach Is Still a ‘Bold Move’

PARIS — When Petra Martic reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal at the French Open on Sunday, she felt not only relief, but validation of what she called “a pretty bold move”: hiring a former WTA player to be her coach. “When I started working with her, everybody was doubting my decision,” Martic said of…

Australia Ousts United States From Fed Cup With Decisive Doubles Win

Australia knocked the United States out of the Fed Cup on Sunday with a 3-2 quarterfinal win in Asheville, N.C., as Ashleigh Barty and Priscilla Hon beat Danielle Collins and Nicole Melichar, 6-4, 7-5, in the deciding doubles match. Barty had beaten Madison Keys, 6-4, 6-1, earlier, giving Australia a 2-1 lead. Collins, who reached…

Petra Kvitova Secures Spot in Australian Open Final

MELBOURNE, Australia — Two years ago, Petra Kvitova missed the Australian Open, just weeks after her racket-holding left hand was stabbed by an intruder at her home in the Czech Republic. Two days from now, back at her best during what she calls her “second career,” Kvitova will play for the championship at Melbourne Park.…