ARTICLES RELATING TO WTA TOUR

Osaka sets sights on 'cool' Grand Slam sweep

2019-05-24 15:47

Naomi Osaka said it would be "cool" to complete a Grand Slam sweep in 2019 even if her rise to fame has left her feeling as if she's 35 rather than 21.

Wozniacki denies retirement talk despite arthritis battle

2019-05-21 15:21

Caroline Wozniacki is not thinking about retirement despite her ongoing battle with rheumatoid arthritis, according to her father and coach.

Osaka retains No 1 ranking, reaches Rome quarters

2019-05-16 20:26

Japan's Naomi Osaka won twice to reach the Italian Open quarter-finals, retaining the world No 1 ranking ahead of the start of the French Open.

Serena looking to turn the clock back in Rome

2019-05-12 15:24

Serena Williams returns from injury in Rome next week looking to get back to winning ways as she prepares her bid to match Margaret Court's record.

Madrid Open favourite Osaka recaptures spark

2019-05-03 15:41

World No 1 Naomi Osaka feels she's rediscovered the form that had been missing since her Australian Open triumph in January.

Nadal hits back at Azarenka over gender inequality criticisms

2019-04-26 17:07

Rafael Nadal has fired back at Victoria Azarenka's comments over gender inequality, insisting the sport is the last that should come under criticism.

Hsieh sets up rematch with Osaka in Stuttgart

2019-04-25 07:00

World No 1 Naomi Osaka will have a chance for revenge on Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei this week when the two meet in the second round in Stuttgart.

American teen Anisimova closes on WTA top 50

2019-04-15 13:53

American teenager Amanda Anisimova moved to the brink of breaking into the world's top 50 after claiming her maiden WTA title in Bogota.

Lisicki eyes unlikely Wimbledon comeback

2019-03-31 15:17

The 2013 Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki has said she is hoping to make an unlikely return to the All England Club after a decline in recent years.

Halep moves closer to reclaiming world No 1 spot

2019-03-28 11:05

Romania's Simona Halep moved closer to reclaiming the world No 1 ranking, advancing into the WTA Miami Open semi-finals by defeating Wang Qiang.

 

'Happy' Halep feeling less pressure at French Open

2019-05-24 13:57

Reigning champion Simona Halep said that the pressure was off ahead of the start of her French Open title defence.

Chair smashing Pliskova set for Sakkari rematch in Rome

2019-05-18 10:11

Karolina Pliskova set up a rematch with Greece's Maria Sakkari at the Italian Open, a year after the Czech player smashed the umpire's chair.

Konta sweeps past Venus to reach Italian Open quarters

2019-05-16 17:54

Britain's Johanna Konta brushed aside former champion Venus Williams to reach the quarter-finals of the Italian Open.

Halep beats Bencic to reach Madrid final, Djokovic gets free pass

2019-05-10 18:18

Simona Halep closed in on a return to the top of the world rankings after beating Belinda Bencic to advance to the Madrid Open final.

Thrilling comeback sees Osaka into Stuttgart semis

2019-04-27 08:00

World No 1 Naomi Osaka battled back from 1-5 down in the final set to beat Donna Vekic to reach her first clay court semi-final in Stuttgart.

Kvitova comes from behind to reach Stuttgart semis

2019-04-26 15:35

World No 3 Petra Kvitova overcame a rocky start to beat Anastasija Sevastova in three sets and progress to the last four in Stuttgart.

Halep pulls out of WTA tournament in Stuttgart

2019-04-23 14:25

World number two Simona Halep has pulled out of this week's WTA tournament in Stuttgart with a hip injury.

Serena to join Osaka, Halep in Rome

2019-04-10 15:16

Serena Williams will make her long-awaited return to the Italian Open this year, along with several other big-name players.

Barty beats Pliskova to win Miami Open title

2019-03-30 21:36

Ashleigh Barty blasted a career-high 15 aces to win the biggest title of her career, defeating Karolina Pliskova to capture the WTA Miami Open.

Kvitova attacker sentenced to 8 years in prison

2019-03-26 16:11

The man who attacked two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova with a knife at her home in December 2016 was sentenced to eight years in prison.

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