ARTICLES RELATING TO WTA TOUR

Diyas into Malaysian quarters

2014-04-16 17:35

Zarina Diyas has reached the quarter-finals of the Malaysian Open by beating Giulia Gatto-Monticone in the second round.

Fed Cup draw good for SA

2014-04-15 19:15

The South African Fed Cup team was given a favourable draw for their Euro Africa Group 2 tournament to be played in Lithuania.

Cornet wins Katowice Open

2014-04-14 10:48

Alize Cornet won her fourth career title when she saved a match point on her way to victory over Camila Giorgi in Katowice.

Radwanska ousted by Cornet

2014-04-12 21:40

Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland was overcome by Alize Cornet of France in the Katowice Open semi-finals.

Cepelova into Charleston final

2014-04-06 11:24

Jana Cepelova has continued her stirring run in Charleston booking a final showdown with Andrea Petkovic.

Errani into Charleston Last 8

2014-04-03 22:10

Sara Errani of Italy has rallied to defeat Peng Shuai of China and advance to the Family Circle Cup quarter-finals.

Serena powers into final

2014-03-27 21:46

World number one Serena Williams has beaten Maria Sharapova to reach the final of the Miami Masters tournament.

Sharapova hits her stride

2014-03-25 22:01

Maria Sharapova has regained her big-match rhythm after defeating Petra Kvitova to reach the Miami Masters semi-finals.

Kerber wins opening match

2014-03-20 22:00

Fifth-seeded Angelique Kerber has eked out a victory in her opening match at the Sony Open, beating Peng Shuai.

Na shocked by Pennetta

2014-03-15 08:36

Flavia Pennetta has shocked world number two Li Na in the semi-finals at Indian Wells, beating her to reach the final.

Serena way ahead in rankings

2014-02-24 14:16

Despite losing on the semi-finals in Dubai Serena Williams comfortably remains the best female tennis player in the rankings.

Venus lands Dubai Open title

2014-02-22 21:39

Venus Williams has won the Dubai Open to silence some of the doubters who said she could never make a comeback at the age of 33.

Serena, Jankovic beef it up

2014-02-20 21:01

Serena Williams' comeback trail has endured further feisty moments with Jelena Jankovic at the Dubai Open.

Venus trumps Ivanovic in Dubai

2014-02-19 19:01

Venus Williams has delivered a performance of controlled power to beat Ana Ivanovic at the Dubai Championships.

Venus takes down Vesnina

2014-02-17 21:31

Venus Williams has impressively settled a score to reach the second round of the Dubai Open after beating Elena Vesnina.

Halep outclasses Kerber

2014-02-16 19:43

Romanian Simona Halep has recorded an impressive win over German Angelique Kerber to win the Qatar Open title.

Halep v Kerber in Doha final

2014-02-15 22:14

Romania's Simona Halep will play Germany's Angelique Kerber in the final of the WTA Tour's Qatar Open.

Li Na slumps to shock defeat

2014-02-13 19:39

Li Na's eagerly-awaited return to action has ended in a bewildering loss to a qualifier in the third round of the Qatar Open.

Venus wins opener in Doha

2014-02-10 21:22

Venus Williams has made a winning start to the Qatar Open which brought back great memories at a familiar venue.

Germany on the verge of semis

2014-02-08 22:50

Australia and Germany were one win away from sealing berths in the FedCup semi-finals after opening first-round action.

Serena stays atop rankings

2014-02-03 14:09

Serena Williams retains her commanding advantage at the top of the WTA women's tennis rankings issued on Monda.

Makarova wins Pattaya Open

2014-02-02 14:18

Ekaterina Makarova has won her second career title, claiming victory over Czech Karolina Pliskova at the Pattaya Open.

Makarova into Pattaya final

2014-02-01 18:27

Ekaterina Makarova has beaten Andrea Hlavackova to reach the final of the Pattaya Open where she will play Karolina Pliskova.

Seeds fall at Pattaya Open

2014-01-31 19:46

Three seeds fell at the Pattaya Open, leaving Russian Ekaterina Makarova as the only seeded player to reach the semi-finals.

Flipkens to face Sharapova

2014-01-30 19:30

Kirsten Flipkens has advanced to the quarter-finals of the Open GDF Suez, where she will face Maria Sharapova.

 

Pliskova breezes into next round

2014-04-15 19:15

Czech tennis star Karolina Pliskova has breezed into the second round of the Malaysian Open with a straight-sets win.

Wozniacki goes pink!

2014-04-15 16:33

Caroline Wozniacki dyed her hair bright pink while supporting her boyfriend Rory McIlroy at the Masters.

Garcia wins in Bogota

2014-04-13 21:38

France's Caroline Garcia has opened her WTA account in Bogota with an upset over Serbian top seed Jelena Jankovic.

I have a strong team: Grainger

2014-04-10 18:02

South African Fed Cup coach Earl Grainger believes his side has the quality to get into the top-tier group of the competition.

Semi-finals set in Charleston

2014-04-05 08:26

Eugenie Bouchard notched one of the biggest wins of her career in toppling world No 8 Jelena Jankovic at the Family Circle Cup.

Williams, Li in final showdown

2014-03-28 08:22

Serena Williams and Li Na swept past familiar foes at the Sony Open, setting up an exciting showdown for the Miami hardcourt crown.

Cibulkova ousts Radwanska

2014-03-26 22:43

Dominika Cibulkova has rallied to beat third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska and reach the semi-finals of the Miami Masters.

Serena, Sharapova triumph

2014-03-21 09:42

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova survived scares before powering into the third round of the ATP and WTA Miami Masters.

Scheepers to play Fed Cup

2014-03-17 16:36

South Africa's highest ranked women's singles player Chani Scheepers has made herself available for Fed Cup duty

Na books fourth round spot

2014-03-10 22:32

Australian Open champion Li Na has booked her fourth-round berth at the Indian Wells WTA and ATP Masters hardcourt tournament.

Nara bags maiden WTA title

2014-02-24 08:38

Kurumi Nara of Japan won her first WTA singles title when she beat top-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic in Rio.

Venus downs Wozniacki in Dubai

2014-02-21 17:45

Venus Williams has dominated eighth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to reach the final of the Dubai Championships.

Venus reaches Dubai semis

2014-02-20 17:00

Venus Williams has continued to raise hopes of a return to the top echelons as she advanced to the semi-finals in Dubai.

Wedding bells lift Wozniacki

2014-02-18 18:20

Caroline Wozniacki has admitted that she was being inspired by the imminence of her wedding to Rory McIlroy.

Serena champing at the bit

2014-02-17 17:41

Serena Williams has warned younger rivals she remains as potent as ever before her first competitive match in a month.

Serena to dispel Dubai doubts

2014-02-16 12:00

World number one Serena Williams lines up at the head of the field for the Dubai Open which starts on Monday.

Kvitova blown away in Doha

2014-02-14 20:01

Petra Kvitova became the latest to be blown away as a mighty storm of seeding upsets continued at the Qatar Open.

Tough restart for Li Na

2014-02-12 18:39

Li Na's return after the Australian Open has brought her a surprisingly hard fight and a struggle against difficult conditions.

Na: I can do better still

2014-02-10 18:39

Li Na, who won her second Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, believes that her best is yet to come.

Vaidisova plans comeback

2014-02-03 18:18

Former world number seven Nicole Vaidisova says she was mulling a return to competition after hanging up her racquet in 2010.

Errani upstaged in Paris

2014-02-02 18:57

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova has beaten third-seeded Sara Errani in the final of the Open GDF Suez for her sixth career title.

Sharapova ousted in Paris

2014-02-02 09:24

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova made it through to the Paris WTA Open final at the expense of her Russian compatriot Maria Sharapova.

Sharapova slays Flipkens

2014-01-31 20:48

Maria Sharapova has thrashed Kirsten Flipkens to set up a semi-final against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the Open GDF Suez.

Kvitova pulls out in Paris

2014-01-31 08:05

Second seed Petra Kvitova pulled out of the Paris WTA Open, citing respiratory problems, as her place went to a lucky loser.

Vesnina, Peng reach quarters

2014-01-30 17:31

Elena Vesnina and Peng Shuai have reached the quarter-finals of the Pattaya Open, joining veteran Kimiko Date Krumm.

 
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