Former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro made a successful return to the tennis circuit on Tuesday, winning his opening match at the Sydney International.
World number three Simona Halep refused to let illness beat her as she collected her ninth WTA Tour title by downing Timea Bacsinszky in the Shenzhen Open final on Saturday.
Top seed Simona Halep had an easy victory over Natalia Vikhlyantseva of Russia to reach the quarter-finals of the Shenzhen Open here Wednesday.
Czech world number four Petra Kvitova thrashed Serbia`s Bojana Jovanovski 6-1, 6-2 in the second round of the Shenzhen Open on Tuesday.
Former world number two Vera Zvonareva, who has plummeted to 250 in the rankings, took her first steps in a 2015 comeback attempt by ousting home favourite and number three seed Peng Shuai at the Shenzhen Open on Monday.
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has been named global ambassador for Right To Play, an organisation that educates and empowers more than one million children around the world through sports.
China`s Li Na set her sights on a second Grand Slam title Saturday as she voiced hope a new, more aggressive approach could help her end her Australian Open jinx.
Chinese superstar Li Na beat compatriot Peng Shuai in straight sets on Saturday to win the Shenzhen Open tennis tournament.
Chinese superstar Li Na battled her way to yet another victory on Thursday, downing Romania`s Monica Niculescu after three action-filled sets in the women`s singles quarter-final of the Shenzhen Open.
Chinese tennis star Li Na shone at the Shenzhen Open on Tuesday, besting Russia`s Vera Zvonareva as the former World No. 2 made her return to the court after a 17-month hiatus.
Britain`s Laura Robson booked her place in the second round of the Shenzhen Open.
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