Pliskova pummels tearful Osaka to win Tokyo crown

2018-09-23 11:13

Former world No 1 Karolina Pliskova has stunned Japanese sensation Naomi Osaka in straights sets to capture the Pan Pacific Open.

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Kiki Bertens wins Korea Open

2018-09-23 11:17

Kiki Bertens has defeated Ajla Tomljanovic in the Korea Open final, securing her third WTA Tour singles title of the season to continue her career-best year.

 
WTA Tour

Alexandrova beats Ostapenko at Korea Open

2018-09-21 10:16

Ekaterina Alexandrova broke Jelena Ostapenko's serve five times to defeat the defending champion in a rain-delayed match at the Korea Open.

 
WTA Tour

Jelena Ostapenko off to winning start at Korea Open

2018-09-19 14:13

Top-seeded Jelena Ostapenko has beaten Lara Arruabarrena to advance to the second round of the Korea Open.

 
WTA Tour

By Giorgi! Japan's Osaka romps into Tokyo final

2018-09-22 09:29

Japan's Naomi Osaka crushed Italian Camila Giorgi in Tokyo to set up a Pan Pacific Open final against Czech Karolina Pliskova.

 
WTA Tour

Wozniacki's Tokyo reign ended by Giorgi

2018-09-20 14:51

Italian Camila Giorgi dashed Caroline Wozniacki's hopes of a winning a third consecutive Pan Pacific Open title with a stunning ambush of the Danish top seed.

 
WTA Tour

Wham-bam as Osaka roars into Tokyo quarters

2018-09-19 12:06

Naomi Osaka has thrashed Slovakia's 30th-ranked Dominika Cibulkova in her first match since lifting the US Open title earlier in the month.

 
WTA Tour

Naomi Osaka muscles into Tokyo semi-finals

2018-09-21 14:04

US Open champion Naomi Osaka has advanced to the semi-finals of the Pan Pacific Open after beating Barbora Strycova in straight sets.

 
WTA Tour

Azarenka storms into Tokyo quarters

2018-09-20 10:47

Former world No 1 Victoria Azarenka has thrashed Australian Ashleigh Barty to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals.

 
WTA Tour

Line judge hits out at 'difficult' Serena

2018-09-19 11:44

An Australian Open line judge has hit out at former world No 1 Serena Williams following her US Open outburst.

 
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VIDEO: WATCH: Andy Murray plays 'football' tennis with Wayne Rooney

Watch as former world No 1 Andy Murray and former England captain Wayne Rooney play tennis and football at the Citi Open in Washington DC.

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WTA Tour

Sharapova cuts season short due to shoulder injury recovery

2018-09-19 06:42

Maria Sharapova says she will end her 2018 season early, withdrawing from the China Open in Beijing, the Tianjin Open, and the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.

 
WTA Tour

Radwanska beats Mattek-Sands at Korea Open

2018-09-18 12:54

Agnieszka Radwanska began her quest for a second Korea Open title with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

 
WTA Tour

Osaka shows deep Japanese roots by watching sumo

2018-09-17 11:05

Naomi Osaka showed how deep her Japanese roots run: She went to watch Japan's national sport of sumo and said she liked it.

 
WTA Tour

France's Parmentier wins WTA Quebec City crown

2018-09-16 21:23

French eighth seed Pauline Parmentier captured her fourth career WTA title, beating US qualifier Jessica Pegula in the WTA Quebec City tournament final.

 
US Open

Rival rubbishes Serena's 'sexism' claim

2018-09-14 06:54

Barbora Strycova has rubbished Serena Williams’ claim that her treatment by the umpire in the recent US Open final was sexist.

 
 
US Open

WATCH: ‘I’m not racist’ - Aussie cartoonist on Serena Williams

2018-09-12 07:04

The Australian cartoonist who has come under fire for his depiction of Serena Williams insists he is not a racist.

 
WTA Tour

Anger management: ruffled Azarenka posts Tokyo win

2018-09-18 14:27

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka fought the gremlins to beat Japan's Kurumi Nara 6-4, 7-5 and reach the last 16 of the Pan Pacific Open.

 
WTA Tour

Cibulkova to get first shot at US Open champ Osaka

2018-09-17 13:26

Dominika Cibulkova will get her first crack at newly crowned US Open champion Naomi Osaka after squeaking into the last 16 of the Pan Pacific Open.

 
 
 
 
US Open

OPINION: ITF right to back umpire over Serena

2018-09-12 11:11

Sy Lerman lauds the International Tennis Federation for the manner in which it responded to Serena Williams' behaviour at the US Open.

 
US Open

Navratilova to Serena: Even if men do it, it's wrong

2018-09-11 09:47

Martina Navratilova, an 18-time Grand Slam singles champion, says Serena Williams was wrong in her outburst at the US Open women's final.

 
WTA Tour

Sloane Stephens loses early at Pan Pacific Open

2018-09-18 12:48

Fifth-seeded Sloane Stephens has been eliminated from the first round of the Pan Pacific Open by Donna Vekic.

 
WTA Tour

Lisicki breaks drought with 1st round win at Guangzhou Open

2018-09-17 12:19

Sabine Lisicki has recorded her first win since February in a WTA-level match with a victory over two-time Grand Slam finalist Vera Zvonareva at the Guangzhou Open.

 
US Open

Osaka blames US Open tears on 'notorious' nerves

2018-09-17 09:40

Naomi Osaka has put her US Open tears down to shredded nerves, rather than the tantrum thrown by Serena Williams that overshadowed a historic Japanese win.

 
US Open

Serena talks fashion, not fouls at Las Vegas event

2018-09-15 07:41

Serena Williams talked about her fashion business and her family, but not tennis fouls during a Friday appearance before a business trade group in Las Vegas.

 
US Open

Osaka has 'no regrets' over chaotic US Open final

2018-09-13 09:58

Naomi Osaka has refused to criticise Serena Williams after her historic US Open victory was overshadowed by her furious row with the chair umpire.

 
US Open

Defiant Oz paper reprints 'racist' Serena cartoon

2018-09-13 06:00

An Australian newspaper has defiantly republished a controversial cartoon of tennis star Serena Williams on its front-page.

 
 
 

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