Simona Halep Leads WTA Rankings

Madrid, Oct 30 (IANS) Romania’s Simona Halep continued to lead the Women’s Tennis Association rankings released on Monday while Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki came in third. Wozniacki, 27, climbed three spots after she beat American Venus Williams, who occupied the fifth place, to win

Nadal Continues To Lead ATP Rankings

Madrid, Oct 30 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday. Nadal, 16-time Grand Slam champion, was followed by Switzerland’s Roger Federer, who won the Swiss

Federer Withdraws From Paris Masters

Paris, Oct 30 (IANS) Swiss tennis star Roger Federer has decided to quit next week’s Rolex Paris Masters due to back injury, the organiser has announced. “Roger Federer has withdrawn with back injury,” the Paris Masters organiser wrote on Twitter on Sunday, moments

Halep Earns WTA Year-End World No.1 Singles Ranking

Singapore, Oct 29 (IANS) Romanian tennis player Simona Halep on Sunday earned the 2017 Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Year-End World No.1 singles ranking, becoming the 13th player to achieve that feat. Despite being ousted in the WTA Finals following her defeat in the

Babos, Hlavackova Claim Doubles Title At WTA Finals

Singapore, Oct 29 (IANS) Czech tennis player Andrea Hlavackova and Hungarian Timea Babos on Sunday won the doubles title at the WTA Finals Singapore, beating Dutch player Kiki Bertens and Swede Johanna Larsson. Third-seeded Babos and Hlavackova defeated their opponents 4-6, 6-4, 10-5

Olympic Champion Chen Bows Out Of French Open

Paris, Oct 27 (IANS) Olympic champion Chen Long experienced a disappointing loss as he was beaten by Anders Antonsen in round 16 at the BWF World Superseries French Open here. Chen got the upper hand in the opening game and won 21-15. However,

Venus Advances To WTA Finals Semis

Singapore, Oct 26 (IANS) United States’ tennis player Venus Williams on Thursday defeated Spaniard Garbiñe Muguruza 7-5, 6-4, to book a place in Singapore’s WTA Finals last four for the fifth time in her career. In her first appearance in the season-ending tournament

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