Tennis


Halep out of WTA Finals

WORLD No. 1 Simona Halep pulled out of next week’s WTA Finals yesterday due to a lower back injury, handing first alternate Kiki Bertens a spot at the season-ending eight-woman event in Singapore for ...

October 19, 2018, Friday


Stephens, Pliskova both stumble at Kremlin Cup

Sloane Stephens and Karolina Pliskova were both eliminated from the Kremlin Cup yesterday, with the latter result ensuring that Elina Svitolina has qualified for the WTA Finals....

October 18, 2018, Thursday


Kerber splits with coach

REIGNING Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber has split from coach Wim Fissette, the German player’s entourage announced yesterday. “Despite the success of the cooperation since the start of the season, ...

October 17, 2018, Wednesday


Halep secures 2nd straight year-end No. 1 ranking

Simona Halep is back as the year-end No. 1 for the second year in a row, despite a back injury that doctors say could lead to a long-term problem....

October 16, 2018, Tuesday


Flawless Novak closes in on Nadal

NOVAK Djokovic eased past 21-year-old Borna Coric 6-3, 6-4 in the final of the Rolex Shanghai Masters for his fourth title at the annual tournament — the most in the event’s 10-year history. The victory ...

October 15, 2018, Monday


10th birthday sees spurt in fan numbers

NEARLY 130,000 spectators attended the 2018 Rolex Shanghai Masters over the past week at the Qizhong Tennis Center in Minhang District as the annual tournament celebrated its 10th anniversary. “The tournament ...

October 15, 2018, Monday


Garcia tops Pliskova for Tianjin win

SECOND-SEEDED Caroline Garcia won her first tournament of the year with a 7-6 (7), 6-3 win over top-seeded Karolina Pliskova at the Tianjin Open yesterday. It was the 16th-ranked Garcia’s first title ...

October 15, 2018, Monday


Another battling Federer victory

ROGER Federer put his local supporters through the wire again yesterday before battling through his second match at this year’s Rolex Shanghai Masters, beating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 to advance ...

October 12, 2018, Friday


Li gets tennis Hall of Fame vote boost

CHINA’S Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion and former world No. 2, won a fan vote announced on Tuesday, boosting her chances of joining the International Tennis Hall of Fame. French two-time Grand ...

October 11, 2018, Thursday


Swiss champ conquers Russian

DEFENDING champion and top-seeded Roger Federer began his campaign at Rolex Shanghai Masters with a hard-fought second-round match, conquering red-hot Russian Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 late last night. The ...

October 11, 2018, Thursday




 

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