WTA Finals

Karolina Pliskova qualifies for WTA Finals in Shenzhen

Pliskova won the inaugural Zhengzhou Open on Sunday, adding to trophies won in Brisbane, Rome and Eastbourne.

Sep 16, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

Excited Caroline Wozniacki more careful of her body in title defence

Wozniacki, who beat world number one Simona Halep in last year`s Australian Open final, begins her title defence against Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck in the evening session on Monday.

Jan 15, 2019, 11:39 AM IST

Tennis: Sloane Stephens proud despite coming up short at WTA Finals

Sloane Stephens was disappointed but proud with her performance in Singapore after the American started well before fading to a 3-6 6-2 6-2 defeat by Ukraine`s Elina Svitolina. 

Oct 28, 2018, 22:40 PM IST

Tennis: Svitolina subdues Stephens to claim WTA Finals triumph

Stephens struggled to match Svitolina`s relentless pace with the Ukrainian moving 3-0 ahead after edging two epic games. 

Oct 28, 2018, 21:19 PM IST

WTA Finals: Caroline Wozniacki stays alive in Singapore, Elina Svitolina wins again

The 28-year-old Wozniacki sealed victory on her first match point with a big serve and will hope to complete round robin play with a victory over Svitolina to secure a semi-final berth.

Oct 23, 2018, 23:01 PM IST

WTA Finals: Frustrated Naomi Osaka looking for answers after opening defeat against Sloane Stephens

Osaka can still advance to the semi-finals if she wins at least one of her remaining pool matches against Angelique Kerber and Kiki Bertens.

Oct 22, 2018, 22:53 PM IST

Sloane Stephens eyes quick rebound at Elite Trophy

Angelique Kerber, who clinched both Australian and U.S. Open titles last year, said the Elite Trophy will allow her to lay a foundation for a fresh start in 2018.

Oct 30, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

Caroline Wozniacki ends Venus Williams jinx to win WTA Finals

Williams was denied a 50th career triumph and first for the year, having finished runner-up at the Australian Open and Wimbledon.

Oct 29, 2017, 20:32 PM IST

WTA Finals: Caroline Wozniacki wakes from tiebreak nightmare to beat Karolina Pliskova

The Dane was able to recompose herself and edge out Karolina Pliskova 7-6, 6-3 in their last-four meeting of the WTA Finals on Saturday.

Oct 29, 2017, 11:08 AM IST

Patient Venus Williams rises over improved Caroline Garcia at WTA Finals

Venus Williams admitted she needed one set to fathom Caroline Garcia`s tactics in their first meeting for more than three years after the American edged the Frenchwoman 6-7(3), 6-2, 6-3 in their WTA Finals last-four showdown on Saturday.

Oct 29, 2017, 10:59 AM IST

Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki set for WTA season-end final

Williams, 37, came from a set down to triumph 6-7 (7/3), 6-2, 6-3 in two hours and 29 minutes at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. She will be aiming to end a nine-year WTA Finals title drought when she plays Wozniacki on Sunday.

Oct 28, 2017, 23:20 PM IST

WTA Finals: Caroline Wozniacki fends off Karolina Pliskova to enter title round

The victory, completed in four minutes under two hours, was built on the Dane`s resilience, consistency and greater variation on the key points, and put the 27-year-old into her second final in the eight-woman event after losing in 2010.

Oct 28, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

Martina Hingis bids farewell with doubles defeat in Singapore

Hingis announced on Thursday that she was hanging up her racket for a third and final time following this week's event, bringing an end to an illustrious career that has garnered 25 grand slam wins -- five in singles, 20 in doubles.

Oct 28, 2017, 14:48 PM IST

WTA Finals: Top-ranked Simona Halep crashes out, Caroline Garcia stuns Caroline Wozniacki to reach last four

Halep needed a win to keep her campaign alive but she was sent packing by the already eliminated Elina Svitolina, who won 6-3, 6-4 in 71 minutes.

Oct 27, 2017, 22:49 PM IST

Martina Hingis helped me become Slam champion, says 'not sad' Roger Federer

Hingis had five Grand Slam singles titles to her name when injuries drove her into her first retirement in 2003 when she was just 22.

Oct 27, 2017, 10:10 AM IST

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

Swiss great Martina Hingis quits for third and 'final' time

The 37-year-old "Swiss Miss" has retired twice before -- once after testing positive for a metabolite of cocaine -- but she said the ongoing WTA Finals in Singapore will be her last tournament.

Oct 26, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

WTA Finals: Caroline Garcia finds joy among tears to overcome Elina Svitolina

The world number eight was down a set and a break to Elina Svitolina in the second round-robin match of her tournament debut and suddenly burst into tears as she walked back on court following a pep-talk from her coach and father Louis-Paul.

Oct 26, 2017, 00:06 AM IST

WTA Finals: Caroline Wozniacki swats aside Simona Halep in Singapore

Wozniacki has been the form player on the WTA Tour this season, winning 58 matches, reaching seven finals and claiming one tournament victory in Tokyo last month, and she has retained that consistency in both her wins in Singapore.

Oct 25, 2017, 19:56 PM IST

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