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September 16th, 2018

Hsieh Stops American Teen Anisimova for WTA Japan Open Title

32-year-old Hsieh Su-Wei stopped 17-year-old qualifier Amanda Anisimova from lifted her first career WTA title on Sunday in Japan, beating the American 6-2, 6-2 for her third career title at the Hana-Cupid Japan Women’s Open.

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August 17th, 2018

3 Top-10 Seeds Lose, Rains Force Halep to Double-Up Friday at WTA Cincinnati

“I don’t know how [I saved match point] because she did a really great serve and I just played the [return], I don’t know, like a baby.”

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August 1st, 2018

Konta Clobbers Serena In San Jose, Handing American Worst Career Loss

Serena Williams managed just one game against Johanna Konta Tuesday night in San Jose.

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March 13th, 2018

Venus Subdues Serena in Indian Wells Match that Doesn’t Disappoint; Tuesday Preview

“[Serena's] level is super-high and it was very difficult to close out the match, just getting one ball back,” Venus lauded her sister in her post-match press conference. “I think just I have played more matches in the last year. Even though I haven’t even played that much this year, the matches in the last year count.”

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March 12th, 2018

Anisimova Leads Stunning Upsets Sunday at Indian Wells; Serena v Venus Monday

“For me the most important is to have a clear head, which obviously right now is not,” said Azarenka, appearing in her first tournament since Wimbledon last year after a child custody dispute. “Once I figure all my stuff outside the court, I’ll be able to focus and be 100 percent when I’m on the court.”

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March 10th, 2018

Muguruza Out At Indian Wells As Americans Score Upsets; Williams, Azarenka-Stephens Saturday

The Williams sisters play back-to-back this afternoon at Indian Wells.

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