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February 26th, 2020

Pliskova Upset, Kvitova Wins In Doha; Muguruza v Barty Thurs.

Just three of the Top 8 seeds made the Doha quarterfinals.

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February 23rd, 2020

No. 1 Barty, Four Former Champions Featured In Doha; Halep Withdraws

Six of the Top 10 are in Doha.

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February 22nd, 2020

Halep Overcomes Rybakina For Second Dubai Title

Simona Halep won her 20th career WTA title.

Posted by Staff @ 6:27 pm in Dubai | 3 Comments »

February 21st, 2020

Halep, Rybakina To Meet For Dubai Title

20-year-old Elena Rybakina will bid for her biggest career title.

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February 20th, 2020

Halep Rallies, Rybakina Upsets Pliskova In Dubai

Former champion Simona Halep is joined by a bunch of new faces in the Dubai semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 8:39 pm in Dubai | 1 Comment »

February 19th, 2020

Halep Saves Match Points; Pliskova, Muguruza Advance In Dubai

Simona Halep stayed alive in Dubai.

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February 18th, 2020

Defending Champ Bencic Bounced Out Of Dubai, Kenin Upset By Rybakina

The last two champions fell in Dubai on Tuesday.

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February 17th, 2020

Muguruza Stops Clijsters’ Comeback In Dubai

Kim Clijsters looked good in her first pro match in over seven years.

Posted by Staff @ 10:52 pm in Dubai | 5 Comments »

February 17th, 2020

Bertens Defends St. Petersburg Title Over Rybakina

Kiki Bertens won St. Petersburg but withdrew from Dubai.

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February 15th, 2020

Kim Clijsters Makes Return To Tennis In Dubai; 6 Of Top 10 Entered

This upcoming week, Kim Clijsters will play her first pro match since the 2012 US Open.

Posted by Staff @ 11:20 am in Dubai | Comments Off on Kim Clijsters Makes Return To Tennis In Dubai; 6 Of Top 10 Entered

January 12th, 2020

Alexandrova Defeats Rybakina For First WTA Title In Shenzhen

Russians have won the first two titles of the new decade.

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