Bencic climbs to No 7 in WTA rankings

2019-10-21 13:46

Belinda Bencic completed an excellent week with a three-place climb to No 7 in the WTA rankings.

Ostapenko wins Luxembourg Open title

2019-10-20 16:54

Former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko secured her first WTA title in over two years with a win over Julia Goerges in the Luxembourg final.

Bencic books last WTA Finals slot

2019-10-19 16:49

Belinda Bencic booked her place at the season-ending WTA Finals with a win over Kristina Mladenovic in the Kremlin Cup semi-finals.

Worldwide tennis boom serves up more than 87 million players

2019-10-17 08:20

The International Tennis Federation has served up a revealing report that indicates the game's worldwide growth. Sy Lerman reports.

OPINION: SA's concerning lack of top-level tennis

2019-10-15 12:23

Sy Lerman rues the continued famine of major tennis tournaments in South Africa, with no ATP or WTA world tour events in the last eight years.

Gauff salutes Federer's words of wisdom

2019-10-14 08:49

Coco Gauff hailed Roger Federer for his words of wisdom as the 15-year-old US prodigy became the youngest champion on the WTA Tour since 2004.

Teenage star Gauff reaches maiden WTA final

2019-10-12 16:46

American teenage sensation Coco Gauff reached the first WTA final of her career by defeating German Andrea Petkovic 6-4, 6-4 in Linz.

Teenager Gauff makes most of second chance in Linz

2019-10-08 17:56

US teen sensation Coco Gauff took full advantage of her lucky loser lifeline at the WTA tournament in Linz as she advanced to the second round.

'Humbled' Osaka reveals pressure of being No 1

2019-10-07 08:10

Naomi Osaka has opened up on the immense pressure she placed on herself earlier this year that contributed to a slump in form.

Osaka beats world No 1 Barty to win China Open

2019-10-06 13:37

Naomi Osaka won a second tournament on the spin as she fought back from a set down to defeat world number one Ashleigh Barty in the China Open final on Sunday.


WTA Tour 2019 schedule

2019-10-21 07:30

The 2019 WTA Tour schedule.

Bencic wins Kremlin Cup after sealing WTA Finals slot

2019-10-20 16:46

Swiss ace Belinda Bencic fought back from a set down to beat home star Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 on Sunday and lift the Kremlin Cup.

Federer to play French Open next year

2019-10-17 12:06

Swiss legend Roger Federer says he will play the French Open in Paris next year.

Teenager Gauff dumped out at Luxembourg after maiden WTA win

2019-10-16 17:07

The US' Coco Gauff failed to follow up on her maiden WTA tournament win after crashing out in the first round to Anna Blinkova in Luxembourg.

Teenager Gauff rockets into Top 100 after maiden win

2019-10-14 13:49

American prodigy Coco Gauff continued her rise up the ranks of women's tennis when the WTA Tour rankings showed a climb of 39 places to 71st in the world.

Teenage star Gauff wins first WTA title

2019-10-13 16:24

Coco Gauff won her first WTA Tour title in Linz, Austria following victory over Jelena Ostapenko in the final that saw her take the trophy aged 15.

Gauff, 15, reaches first WTA quarter-final, youngest since 2005

2019-10-09 21:49

American teenager Coco Gauff reached her maiden WTA quarter-final on Wednesday, assuring herself of a place in the world top 100 for the first time.

Osaka returns to top 3 after seeing off Barty in Beijing

2019-10-07 13:33

Naomi Osaka's win over world No 1 Ashleigh Barty in Beijing at the weekend lifted the Japanese player back into the top three in the latest WTA Tour rankings.

Osaka savours Beijing title after US Open letdown

2019-10-06 16:35

An emotional Naomi Osaka said that she had atoned for the disappointment of the US Open after beating world number one Ashleigh Barty at the China Open.

Barty battles into China Open final

2019-10-05 11:36

Ashleigh Barty has squeezed into the China Open final after three tense sets against Kiki Bertens.

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