ARTICLES RELATING TO WTA TOUR

Lisicki breezes into HK Open semis

2014-09-13 08:45

Sabine Lisicki of Germany advanced to the semifinals of the Hong Kong Open with a victory over China's Zheng Saisai.

Zakopalova v Nara in Rio final

2014-02-22 22:47

Top-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic and fifth-seeded Kurumi Nara of Japan will face off in the final of the Rio Open.

Kvitova halts Venus' run

2013-09-27 17:58

Venus Williams's strong run in the Pan Pacific Open came to an end with a narrow defeat to Petra Kvitova in Tokyo.

Serena bags 17th major title

2013-09-09 06:53

World No 1 Serena Williams has defeated Victoria Azarenka to win the US Open and bag her 17th Grand Slam title.

Serena v Azarenka for US title

2013-09-07 07:14

Defending champion Serena Williams and world number two Victoria Azarenka have marched into a repeat of last year's US Open final.

Revenge for rampant Serena

2013-09-02 08:13

Defending champion Serena Williams won her much-anticipated US Open showdown with compatriot Sloane Stephens.

Halep thumps Kvitova in final

2013-08-25 12:05

Simona Halep rolled past defending champion Petra Kvitova in the WTA New Haven final to win her first hardcourt title.

Sharapova plans name change

2013-08-20 09:10

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova wants to change her name for the upcoming US Open tournament in New York.

Cirstea tops Li to reach final

2013-08-10 21:50

Sorana Cirstea advanced to her first final in five years by upsetting fourth seeded Li Na in straight sets at the Toronto WTA event.

Azarenka to take on Stosur

2013-08-04 12:55

Top seed Victoria Azarenka will play Australia's Samantha Stosur in the final of the WTA Carlsbad Open.

Vinci beats friend Errani

2013-07-14 22:34

Roberta Vinci of Italy beat top-seeded compatriot Sara Errani to win the Italiacom Open for the first time.

Bartoli shrugs off ugly remark

2013-07-06 22:12

Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has shrugged off remarks that she is not as attractive as some other leading female players.

Lisicki weeps after no-show

2013-07-06 21:27

Sabine Lisicki broke down in tears after crippling stage-fright helped condemn her to lose to Marion Bartoli in the Wimbledon final.

Title chance for Scheepers

2013-07-04 14:52

South African No 1 Chanelle Scheepers has reached the Wimbledon women’s doubles semi-finals with Japan's Shuko Aoyama.

Murray wants to duel Serena

2013-06-27 13:25

British tennis star Andy Murray has challenged leading female player Serena Williams to a showdown in Las Vegas.

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Wimbledon Babes party

2013-06-24 09:55

Watch the women of the WTA tour party at a Pre-Wimbledon function.

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Hantuchova wins Aegon Classic

2013-06-16 17:40

Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova won her sixth career title, beating Croation teenager Donna Vekic to win the Aegon Classic

Serena sails into quarters

2013-06-02 15:38

Serena Williams bludgeoned her way to another easy win at the French Open, beating Roberta Vinci to reach the quarter-finals.

Ivanovic struggles in Paris

2013-05-26 15:55

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia survived a second-set collapse to beat Croatian Petra Martic and reach the second round of the French Open.

Maria dishes about Dimitrov

2013-05-23 13:01

Women's world No 2 Maria Sharapova has described her relationship with Bulgarian tennis sensation Grigor Dimitrov as "refreshing".

Shocks aplenty in Strasbourg

2013-05-21 17:42

Top-seeded Marion Bartoli and No. 2 seed Tamira Paszek were both eliminated from the first round of the Strasbourg International.

Serena floors Sharapova

2013-05-12 14:53

Serena Williams retained her Madrid Open title with a devastating display to beat world No 2 Maria Sharapova.

Simmonds beaten in Soweto

2013-05-11 16:17

Hungarian top seed Timea Babos came back from a set down to beat South Africa’s Chanel Simmonds in the final of the Soweto Open.

SA's Simmonds makes history

2013-05-09 16:17

Fifth-seed Chanel Simmonds has become the first South African woman to reach the semi-finals of the Soweto Open.

 

Stosur into Osaka final

2014-10-11 10:55

Former US Open winner Samantha Stosur beat Ukraine's Elina Svitolina on Saturday to reach the Japan Women's Open final.

Germany take Fed Cup lead

2014-04-19 14:29

Germany took hold of their Fed Cup semi-final, winning both the opening day singles to lead Australia 2-0 in Brisbane.

Radwanska survives scare

2013-09-29 11:48

Former champion Agnieszka Radwanska overcome an early scare to beat Stefanie Voegele at the China Open in Beijing.

Honoured Serena ties Roger

2013-09-09 13:03

US Open champion Serena Williams says she is honoured to be level with Roger Federer on 17 Grand Slam victories.

Czechs win US Open doubles

2013-09-08 11:55

Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka won the US Open women's doubles final, beating Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua.

Serena serves up double bagel

2013-09-04 07:36

Serena Williams inflicted the most lopsided US Open women's quarter-final defeat in 24 years on birthday-girl Carla Suarez Navarro.

Li Na into last 16 at US Open

2013-08-30 19:48

Li Na has advanced to the fourth round of the US Open, after hitting 11 aces in her victory over Laura Robson.

Agony and ecstasy for SA duo

2013-08-24 20:21

SA Davis Cup stalwart Rik de Voest faltered in his US Open bid but female compatriot Chanel Simmonds reached her first Grand Slam.

Sharapova exits, Federer wins

2013-08-14 07:12

American Sloane Stephens stunned Maria Sharapova in Cincinnati while former No 1 Roger Federer got back to winning ways.

Rybarikova defends title

2013-08-05 08:35

Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia beat Andrea Petkovic of Germany to win the Citi Open for the second consecutive year in Washington.

Peer v Svitolina in Baku final

2013-07-27 16:21

Shahar Peer will face Elina Svitolina in Baku Cup final after both ladies secured straight-set wins in Azerbaijan.

Halep triumphs in Budapest

2013-07-14 20:56

Romanian Simona Halep continued her hot run of form as she won the Budapest Grand Prix, beating Austria's Yvonne Meusburger.

Hsieh, Peng bag doubles title

2013-07-06 21:31

Taiwan's Su-Wei Hsieh and Peng Shuai of China won the Wimbledon women's doubles, beating Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua.

Marion Bartoli wins Wimbledon

2013-07-06 16:37

France's Marion Bartoli has won the Wimbledon women's title after defeating Germany's Sabine Lisicki in the final.

Allergic Lisicki no grass fan

2013-07-03 11:18

Wimbledon semi-finalist Sabine Lisicki - who knocked out world No 1 Serena Williams - is allergic to the grass surface played on.

Ivanovic off to fine start

2013-06-24 14:19

Former top-ranked Ana Ivanovic of Serbia advanced to the second round of Wimbledon with win over qualifier Virginie Razzano.

Serena says sorry to Maria

2013-06-23 18:53

Defending Wimbledon champion Serena Williams launched a charm offensive as she sought to broker a truce with Maria Sharapova.

Gallery

French Open final - Women's

2013-06-10 15:46

See all the best pics from the French Open final between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova.

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Sharapova sees off Zheng

2013-06-01 21:40

Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the French Open fourth round after beating China's Zheng Jie.

Serena buries Paris misery

2013-05-26 15:35

Serena Williams has buried the ghosts of her 2012 first round horror show to storm into the second round of the French Open.

Serena out to tame demons

2013-05-23 11:33

Serena Williams is eager to notch her second win at the upcoming French Open - a tournament she last won back in 2002.

Azarenka v Serena in final

2013-05-18 17:58

Victoria Azarenka set up a Rome Open final with world No 1 Serena Williams after beating Sara Errani in Rome.

Simmonds to hit the gym

2013-05-12 13:52

South Africa's Chanel Simmonds will place more emphasis on building her body mass to be more competitive on the WTA Tour.

Serena, Maria in showdown

2013-05-11 16:06

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova, will battle it out for the number one ranking when they meet in the Madrid Open final.

Simmonds advances in Soweto

2013-05-08 16:59

South Africa's Chanel Simmonds advanced to the third round of the Soweto Open after beating compatriot, Natasha Fourouclas.

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