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Women's boss wants WTA Finals to close season

Women's Tennis Association chief executive Steve Simon said he wants the WTA Finals to become the last event of the season from 2019, meaning a likely swap with the ongoing Elite Trophy in Zhuhai.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/3 22:48:40

Nadal makes into last eight at Paris Masters, Potro remains in finals berth contention

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal is riding high at the Paris Masters as the Spaniard secured his place in last eight here on Thursday, while Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro marched on to keep his chances of reaching the ATP Finals alive.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/11/3 11:05:30

Barty into Zhuhai semis

Australia's Ashleigh Barty stunned former world No.1 Angelique Kerber in straight sets to reach the WTA Elite Trophy semifinals on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/2 22:38:39

Del Potro marches on

Juan Martin del Potro closed in on a World Tour Finals place by beating Robin Haase 7-5, 6-4 in the Paris Masters last 16 on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/2 22:33:40

Nadal clinches year-end ATP world No. 1, Zverev upset at Paris Masters

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal secured a year-end top position in the ATP Rankings following his victory over South Korean talent Chung Hyeon in the second round of the Paris Masters here on Wednesday, while promising German star Alexander Zverev was turned down by Robin Haase in full sets.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/11/2 10:01:45

Zverev knocked out

Fourth seed Alexander Zverev was dumped out of the Paris Masters on Wednesday by Dutchman Robin Haase in a 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 second-round defeat. The 20-year-old German lost his composure after easing through the first set, as his bid for a third Masters title of the season was abruptly ended. It was the world No.43 Haase's first-ever win over a top-five player.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/1 23:18:39

Slovak downs top seed

Slovakia's No.1 Magdalena Rybarikova beat top seed and French star Kristina Mladenovic at the WTA Elite Trophy on Wednesday in a tight match at the round-robin tournament.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/1 23:13:40

Pouille in world's top 20

Lucas Pouille climbed into the ATP top 20 on the back of his weekend success in Vienna as Rafael Nadal targets the year-ending No.1 spot.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/30 23:03:40

Federer withdraws from Paris Masters due to back problem

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer has decided to quit next week's Rolex Paris Masters due to back injury, the organizer announced via social network on Sunday evening.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/30 9:51:18

Wozniacki claims WTA Finals

Former world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki ended her career-long jinx against Venus Williams in spectacular style to lift the WTA Finals trophy for the first time on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/29 23:13:40

Ko shoots 64 on Day 1

New Zealand's Lydia Ko posted a seven-under-par 64 on Thursday to take the lead in the first round of the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia, with defending champion Feng Shanshan trailing by two shots.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/26 23:08:39

Venus stuns Muguruza

American veteran Venus Williams kept alive her dreams of winning the WTA Finals and making a shock return to world No.1 when she knocked out second-ranked Garbine Muguruza in straight sets on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/26 23:03:40

Wozniacki floors Halep

A rampant Caroline Wozniacki stunned world No.1 Simona Halep in straight sets as she stormed into the last four at the WTA Finals on Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/25 23:08:41

Djokovic to return soon

Former world No.1 Novak Djokovic and Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka will return from lengthy injury breaks at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship exhibition event in Abu Dhabi in December.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/24 22:53:40

Pliskova defeats Venus

World No.3 Karolina Pliskova launched her bid for a season-ending triumph at the WTA Finals in Singapore with a convincing 6-2, 6-2 victory over a sluggish Venus Williams on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/22 22:33:40

Federer closes on Nadal

Roger Federer has closed the gap on Rafael Nadal at the top of the latest ATP world rankings released on Monday following his victory over the Spaniard at the Shanghai Masters. Nadal remains well clear of Federer, but the Swiss maintains a chance of finishing the year as world No.1 after shaving more than 400 points off his lead.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/16 23:03:40

Federer takes fifth consecutive win over Nadal in Shanghai

Roger Federer extended his momentum to the final in Shanghai Rolex Masters here on Sunday, defeating Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-3 to claim his second crown in Shanghai.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/16 8:31:13

Sharapova fights to first title since 15-month doping ban

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova was made to fight by 102nd-ranked teenager Aryna Sabalenka at the Tianjin Open on Sunday before winning her first title since a 15-month doping ban.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/15 22:08:39