February 11th, 2017
The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes, with challenging starts for (1) Kerber vs. the Begu-Kasatkina winner, (4) Radwanska after a bye vs. the former No. 1 Wozniacki, (8) Strycova vs. the former Slam champ Stosur 2nd rd., (3) Cibulkova after a bye vs. Pavlyuchenkova, and (2) Pliskova after a bye looking at an opener against the French riser Garcia (then the No. 5 seed Muguruza next round)…
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January 30th, 2017
Three Top 10ers in the field, in addition to Australian Open runner-up and former No. 1 Venus Williams
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January 19th, 2017
“I think the opponents were not — I don’t want to say ‘that good,’ but obviously I was better, so…,” she said
January 7th, 2017
Six of the Top 10 in attendance…Lots of unseeded floaters including a former No. 1 and a Slam winner…
December 31st, 2016
Five Top 10ers in the impressive field…The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…Opening-round testers for (1) Raonic vs. Querrey, (5) Nadal vs. The Dog, (7) Dimitrov vs. Johnson, (8) Ferrer vs. Tomic, and (6) Pouille vs. Simon…
November 30th, 2016
Three players made their Top 20 year-end debuts during a surprising 2016 season on the WTA.
October 30th, 2016
“At the end I was lucky!” Cibulkova said afterwards. “I have no words, coming here for the first time, the biggest tournament of my life. I still don’t know how I won, I put the ball over the net and it went in — it’s the happiest moment of my life.”
October 30th, 2016
Who will win their first WTA Finals title, Angelique Kerber or Dominika Cibulkova?
October 28th, 2016
The WTA Finals semifinals will take place Saturday in Singapore.
October 27th, 2016
SATURDAY SINGAPORE SFs: Kerber v Pliskova/Radwanksa; Kuznetsova v Cibulkova.
October 25th, 2016
“It makes it a little more comfortable when you’re not facing break points, and you’re able to get those games,” Keys said of steamrolling ahead in the match. “That gives me the ability to focus a little more on the return, and trying to take advantage when I get break points.”
October 23rd, 2016
“I felt very well on court today,” Halep said after the match. “It was better that I knew her. I played few times this year. I won every time, so I had an advantage.
October 16th, 2016
Caroline Wozniacki continued her torrid run, putting together a 19-3 record since the US Open and on Sunday raising the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis trophy after a 6-1, 6-7(7), 6-2 win over France’s Kristina Mladenovic, improving to 2-0 in finals in 2016.
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October 15th, 2016
No Maria Sharapova in Russia as the former No. 1 remains sidelined for doping until April 2017, but Russian fans still get defending champion and former world No. 2 Svetlana Kuznetsova, and on the men’s side Roberto Bautusta-Agut who upset world No. 1 Novak Djokovic today in the semifinals at Shanghai.
October 10th, 2016
The world No. 1 Kerber is the only Top 10er in the field, but throw in former No. 1s Williams, Wozniacki and Jankovic, and the Slam winner Stosur to give it some meat…