Impressive wins by world number six Agnieszka Radwanska and seasoned Marcos Baghdatis paved the way for Pune Marathas's close 26-25 victory over Hyderabad Aces in the Champions Tennis League (CTL) at the L B Stadium here on Tuesday.
Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan along with businessman Sanjeev Kassal were on Friday revealed as owners of the Delhi franchisee of the Champions Tennis League (CTL) even as Cyprus star Marcos Baghdatis replaced Philipp Kohlschreiber in the Pune team.
Maria Sharapova`s final match of the year was a bittersweet moment for the Russian ace. She beat Poland`s Agnieszka Radwanska 7-5 6-7(4) 6-2 in an enthralling match at the WTA Finals that encapsulated the best and worst of her game.
Serena Williams clinched the year-end world number one ranking for the fourth time without hitting a ball on Friday after Maria Sharapova, the only woman with any chance of overtaking her, was eliminated from the WTA Finals.
Caroline Wozniacki put a huge dent in Maria Sharapova`s bid to finish the season as world number one by overcoming some distracting bright lights to down the Russian 7-6(4) 6-7(5) 6-2 in their marathon opening group match of the WTA Finals on Tuesday.
Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard, Poland`s Agnieszka Radwanska, US Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki and former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic have wrapped up the last four spots at the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore.
Organisers of the WTA`s inaugural Wuhan Open, still reeling from last week`s retirement of the city`s tennis trailblazer Li Na, suffered the loss of further headline acts on Monday with the early exit of seeded players.