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Rafael Nadal, Garbine Muguruza named ITF world champions

Rafael Nadal, Garbine Muguruza named ITF world champions

The 31-year-old Mallorcan ended the year as world number one, although he pulled out of the season-ending ATP Finals in London due to a knee injury. Muguruza won the ITF award for the first time after capturing the Wimbledon title and ascending to the world number one ranking for the first time.

Dec 08, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
WTA Finals: Venus Williams stuns Garbine Muguruza to keep year-end bid alive

WTA Finals: Venus Williams stuns Garbine Muguruza to keep year-end bid alive

The win means Williams, who lifted the trophy in 2008, has never failed to reach the semi-finals in five appearances at the season-ending tournament.

Oct 26, 2017, 22:29 PM IST
WTA Finals: Venus Williams survives marathon as Karolina Pliskova races into semi-finals

WTA Finals: Venus Williams survives marathon as Karolina Pliskova races into semi-finals

Williams and Ostapenko had both lost their opening ties on Sunday so were desperate for a victory to keep their future fate in the eight-woman event in their own hands.

Oct 24, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
Karolina Pliskova, Garbine Muguruza ease to wins at WTA Finals

Karolina Pliskova, Garbine Muguruza ease to wins at WTA Finals

After the dust settled on Pliskova's impressive triumph, Spain's Garbine Muguruza overcame a spirited Jelena Ostapenko in the second White Group tie of the day, the world number two emerging with a 6-3 6-4 victory over the French Open champion.

Oct 22, 2017, 20:52 PM IST
Venus Williams at No. 1? Might happen at WTA Finals

Venus Williams at No. 1? Might happen at WTA Finals

A supremely unpredictable women's tennis season will culminate in fitting style at the elite WTA Finals, where seven out of eight players can win the trophy and also be crowned year-end world number one.

Oct 21, 2017, 14:50 PM IST
No clear title favourite at WTA Finals in Singapore

No clear title favourite at WTA Finals in Singapore

All eight women competing at the WTA Finals will go into the tournament believing they have a genuine chance of finishing the season on a high note when round-robin play starts on Sunday without a clear favourite for the title.

Oct 20, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
Simona Halep makes history, becomes 25th WTA World No.1

Simona Halep makes history, becomes 25th WTA World No.1

The 26-year-old Halep, who is yet to taste Grand Slam success, will face either Caroline Garcia of France or Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in Sunday's final in the Chinese capital.

Oct 07, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
Virus-hit Garbine Muguruza retires in China Open first round

Virus-hit Garbine Muguruza retires in China Open first round

Spain`s Muguruza suggested in the build-up that she was not fully fit after a leg injury and she lost the first set 6-1 to unseeded Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic.

Oct 02, 2017, 23:34 PM IST
Wuhan Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko sinks Garbine Muguruza, faces Ashleigh Barty in semis

Wuhan Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko sinks Garbine Muguruza, faces Ashleigh Barty in semis

Latvia`s Jelena Ostapenko sunk Spaniard Garbine Muguruza at a shock-prone Wuhan Open on Thursday, powering through a tight match to bag a 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory against the world number one.

Sep 29, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
World number one Garbine Muguruza powers into Wuhan quarters

World number one Garbine Muguruza powers into Wuhan quarters

Earlier in the day Agnieszka Radwanska suffered an upset 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 defeat at the hands of Australia`s Ashleigh Barty.

Sep 27, 2017, 21:31 PM IST
Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki out at Wuhan Open; Garbine Muguruza sails through

Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki out at Wuhan Open; Garbine Muguruza sails through

The world number two headed for the exit along with Dane Caroline Wozniacki, ranked six, who crashed out 7-5, 6-3 to Maria Sakkari of Greece.

Sep 26, 2017, 22:55 PM IST
Caroline Wozniacki beats Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to claim second straight Pan Pacific title

Caroline Wozniacki beats Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to claim second straight Pan Pacific title

Wozniacki`s 26th career title also ensured that the Dane maintained her streak of winning at least one WTA tournament every year since 2008 as she became the fourth player to have captured the Pan Pacific Open title three or more times.

Sep 24, 2017, 13:23 PM IST
Pan Pacific Open 2017: Caroline Wozniacki smashes Garbine Muguruza to reach Tokyo final

Pan Pacific Open 2017: Caroline Wozniacki smashes Garbine Muguruza to reach Tokyo final

The Danish former number one will face Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova as she chases a third Tokyo title after the Russian toppled Angelique Kerber 6-0, 6-7, 6-4 in a see-saw first semi-final.

Sep 24, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Top seed Garbine Muguruza sails into Pan Pacific Open semis

Top seed Garbine Muguruza sails into Pan Pacific Open semis

The 23-year-old Wimbledon champion, who climbed to the top of the WTA rankings on Monday, hardly broke sweat against the Frenchwoman, ranked 20th in the world, on her way to victory in an hour and 20 minutes.

Sep 23, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Rafael Nadal, Garbine Muguruza continue to top ATP, WTA rankings

Rafael Nadal, Garbine Muguruza continue to top ATP, WTA rankings

Nadal, the16-time Grand Slam champion, led the rankings ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer, while the United Kingdom's Andy Murray came in third.

Sep 18, 2017, 15:22 PM IST
Garbine Muguruza joins US Open champion Rafael Nadal at No. 1 for Spain

Garbine Muguruza joins US Open champion Rafael Nadal at No. 1 for Spain

Pliskova, however, slipped down to the fourth spot with 5520 points. US Open champion Sloane Stephens has leaped high to grab the 17th spot. Venus Williams, on the other hand, is back to top-five in the women's circuit for the first time since 2011.

Sep 11, 2017, 23:38 PM IST
Garbine Muguruza becomes 24th player in history of WTA to earn the No.1 ranking

Garbine Muguruza becomes 24th player in history of WTA to earn the No.1 ranking

Despite the loss, the 23-year-old Muguruza, who earlier this year clinched her maiden Wimbledon title, with 6300 points finished atop with none left to dethrone her. Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep is just few notches behind with 5965 points while Pliskova slipped down to position four with 5520 points.

Sep 07, 2017, 00:49 AM IST
US Open 2017: CoCo Vandeweghe stuns Karolina Pliskova to set up all-American semi-final line-up

US Open 2017: CoCo Vandeweghe stuns Karolina Pliskova to set up all-American semi-final line-up

Pliskova had been the runner-up in 2016 and her failure to defend those points means that Wimbledon champion Muguruza will take the top ranking for the first time despite the Spaniard losing in the last 16 in New York.

Sep 07, 2017, 00:32 AM IST
WTA Rankings: Wimbledon Champion Garbiñe Muguruza ahead of Karolina Pliskova, Elina Svitolina in race to World No. 1

WTA Rankings: Wimbledon Champion Garbiñe Muguruza ahead of Karolina Pliskova, Elina Svitolina in race to World No. 1

But with every round unfolding, one or the other chipped off the race. Second-seeded Simona Halep was stunned in the first round of the tournament by Maria Sharapova. Pliskova, Muguruza, and Svitolina raced away deeper into the tournament which put aside the remainders on the list. Ergo, the race now stands between these three tennis players.

Sep 04, 2017, 23:14 PM IST
US Open 2107: Petra Kvitova ousts Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza

US Open 2107: Petra Kvitova ousts Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza

Kvitova, whose first event this year was the French Open, has a new appreciation for her chances at Grand Slam glory.

Sep 04, 2017, 08:57 AM IST