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Tag: WTA

Gauff salutes Federer’s words of wisdom

A pep-talk by 20-time Major winner has helped give the American teenager some perspective.

Teenage star Gauff reaches maiden WTA final

The 15-year-old describes her first WTA final as 'unreal'.

1am China Open match under scrutiny for ‘draining’ players

Sofia Kenin surprised by the support from the crowd even that late in the night.

Naomi Osaka ends title drought at home Pan Pacific Open

The former world No 1 overwhelmed Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-2, 6-3 in just over an hour.

Osaka advances to Pan Pacific final in home city

Naomi Osaka is glad to have made the final.

US rising star Kenin wins third WTA tennis title

Sofia Kenin needed 3 sets to beat Sam Stosur.

Pliskova beats Martic in Zhengzhou to win her fourth title of...

Karolina Pliskova won 74% of her first service points, fired 7 aces and broke Petra Martic 4 times on her way to victory.

WTA HK tennis postponed following protests

The Hong Kong Open is usually held at Victoria Park, one of the main gathering points for the mass protests in Hong Kong.

Players quietly push for more tournament revenues at US Open

Vasek Pospisil says only the top 100 ATP Tour players make money because only 14% of the sport's revenues goes back to the players.

Osaka advances, Barty no longer world no.1

The reigning US and Australian Open champion, Naomi Osaka, won after taking the first set 6-2 when Germany's Tatjana Maria retired with a left abdominal injury.

Top-ranked Barty bounced in Toronto by Kenin

Ashleigh Barty’s No 1 ranking is in jeopardy with the defeat to Sofia Kenin.

China’s Zheng surprises Sabalenka to win first WTA title

Zheng clinched the victory in the second set tiebreaker when Sabalenka doubled faulted on the first championship point.

Giorgi, Pegula advance to WTA Washington Open final

Camila Giorgi will play against 79th-ranked American Jessica Pegula in the final.

Kyrgios ousts top seed Tsitsipas to reach Washington final

In an epic match filled with drama it was Kyrgios who came out on top.

Murray moves nearer to return while Tsitsipas moves into top five

Murray has practised singles this week to improve his conditioning after the long layoff, while Tsitsipas booked his place in the semis at the ATP Washington Open.

Halep signs up for inaugural Adelaide International

World number four Halep said the decision to play in the first WTA event in South Australia had been made easier by her fondness for the city.

Top seeds Svitolina, Sabalenka win at WTA San Jose event

Both Svitolina and Sabalenka move on to the quarterfinals of the tournament with straight-set victories on Wednesday.

Tsitsipas gets top billing at Washington ATP event

Stefanos Tsitsipas says he has matured a lot from last season.

Australia piles praise on top ranked Barty

Sydney's Daily Telegraph crowned Ashleigh Barty the 'new queen' of tennis.

Barty on top of the tennis world

Barty is only the second Australian woman to top the world rankings.

Barty beats Venus in Birmingham to close in on world number...

Barty will edge ahead of Naomi Osaka at the top of the rankings before Wimbledon by taking the Birmingham title.

Osaka defeat opens door to top spot for Barty in Birmingham

Osaka is still trying to find her legs on grass.

Pliskova sweeps past Konta to win Italian Open

Pliskova has never progressed past the semi finals in her four previous appearances in Rome.

Serena looking to turn the clock back in Rome

Rome will be Williams's fourth tournament of the season and the first since being forced to withdraw from the Miami Open in April due to a knee injury.