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WTA, ATP tours: Asian tennis tourneys off because of COVID

July 02, 2021 11:25 am

The WTA said it had to scrap plans for events in Asia that typically follow the U.S. Open late in the season because of continued COVID-19 concerns and travel restrictions."

Naomi Osaka beats World No.1 Ash Barty to win second straight WTA title

October 06, 2019 6:58 pm

This is world number four Naomi Osaka's second title in the Asian swing after clinching the Pan Pacific Open in Japan last month and she is yet to lose a match since her fourth-round exit at the U.S. Open, extending her run to 10 victories.

'I thought my career was over after pregnancy', says Victoria Azarenka

May 20, 2019 5:11 pm

Azarenka and Serena Williams, who became a mother in 2017, are part of a group of players who campaigned for players going on maternity leave to have their rankings protected so they did not struggle on their return.

India on the right path, just needs patience, says Marion Bartoli

February 08, 2016 5:34 pm

Retired French player Marion Bartoli feels Indian tennis is headed in the right direction but it needs patience - especially in singles

Serena Williams upset in round one by Cepelova

April 03, 2014 3:42 pm

The 17-time Grand Slam winner Williams complained about being mentally fatigued after the 84 minute contest.

In WTA circuit, 30s all but the new 20s

March 31, 2014 2:01 pm

Number one Williams and number two Li have both won two titles each this season and sit atop the world rankings.

Impatient Maria Sharapova realistic on grand slam return

January 11, 2014 12:31 pm

Sharapova made an impressive return by reaching the semi-finals in Brisbane.

Two is better than one

August 20, 2013 3:55 am

Azarenka beats Williams in three-set battle between world’s top two to claim Cincinnati title.

I feel it's time for me to walk away: Marion Bartoli

August 15, 2013 12:40 pm

Bartoli shocked the world of tennis by bidding a sudden and poignant farewell to the sport.