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Pliskova qualifies for WTA Finals in Shenzhen

Pliskova will make her fourth appearance in the Oct 27- Nov 3 Finals which offer US$14 million in prize money.

World No.1 Halep fit and rested after ‘scary’ back injury

The Romanian has not played since withdrawing from the WTA Finals in October with a herniated disc and says she did nothing for six weeks to get over it.

Svitolina has “nothing to prove” after Singapore triumph

Elina Svitolina broke her slump in emphatic style, beating Sloane Stephens to win the WTA Finals.

Svitolina subdues Stephens to claim WTA Finals title

Elina Svitolina beat Sloane Stephens 3-6 6-2 6-2 to win the WTA Finals.

Babos and Mladenovic win WTA Finals doubles title

Tímea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic beat Barbora Krejčíková and Kateřina Siniaková 6-4, 7-5 to take the title.

Stephens says Plíšková comeback best of her career

Sloane Stephens came from far behind to beat Karolína Plíšková in the WTA Finals.

Stephens triumphs, Plíšková falters in WTA semifinal

Sloane Stephens beat Karolína Plíšková 0-6, 6-4, 6-1 to enter the final of the WTA Finals, where she will play against Elina Svitolina.

Svitolina fights off Bertens to reach Singapore final

Elina Svitolina beat Kiki Bertens in a WTA Finals semifinal match.

Stephens downs top seed Kerber, storms into WTA finals

The former US Open champion continued her unbeaten run in Singapore with a 6-3, 6-3 triumph in 101 minutes, her fifth straight-sets victory in a row over Kerber.

Bertens advances in Singapore after Osaka succumbs to injury

The Dutchwoman, only in the tournament after top seed Simona Halep withdrew through injury last week, will be joined in the semi-finals by either Germany's Kerber or American Sloane Stephens, who complete Red Group play later on Friday.

Svitolina credits mental resolve for impressive Singapore run

Elina Svitolina feels that her improved mental resilience has sparked her strong performances at the WTA Finals.

Pliskova storms into WTA Finals semis after beating Kvitova

Pliskova became the first player into the final four after a 6-3, 6-4 triumph in 83 minutes.

Calm Stephens edges Osaka, Kerber stunned by Bertens

Stephens looked the more composed at that stage, but Osaka dug deep and battled back from 15-40 to hold in the fifth game.

Wozniacki struggles in WTA Finals title defence

Karolína Plíšková beat Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 6-4, and in doing so got revenge for her loss to Wozniacki at last year's WTA Finals.

Svitolina eases past Kvitová in Singapore

Elina Svitolina beat Petra Kvitová 6-3 6-3 in their WTA Finals White Group match.

Halep remains upbeat after ‘best’ season despite injury

Although Simona Halep's back injury has kept her out of the WTA Finals, she still remembered her 2018 season fondly because she won her first Grand Slam title.

Wozniacki seeks repeat at wide-open WTA Finals

Kerber and Osaka are the top seeds in the Red Group with the German opening her campaign on Monday against Halep's replacement Kiki Bertens.

Osaka drawn in tough group in WTA Finals debut

Apart from Wimbledon champion Kerber and 2017 US Open winner Stephens, Osaka will also face Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens, who was named as the WTA's Most Improved Player of the Year on Friday.

Top-ranked Halep out of WTA Finals with back injury

Halpe's withdrawal means that Kiki Bertens from the Netherlands moves into the eighth and final qualifying spot in the WTA Finals.

Plíšková seals WTA Finals spot despite defeat in Moscow

Despite losing to Vera Zvonareva at the Kremlin Cup, Karolína Plíšková still managed to do enough to qualify for the WTA Finals.

Former US Open champ Stephens qualifies for first WTA Finals

Former US Open champion Sloane Stephens has qualified for her first season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore.

Wozniacki, Kvitová book WTA Finals berths

Caroline Wozniacki and Petra Kvitová are the fourth and fifth players to qualify for the WTA Finals.