Tuesday, 28 September 2021

Tag Archives: WTA

Kvitova beats Bertens to set up Stuttgart final against Kontaveit

STUTTGART: Petra Kvitova will play Anett Kontaveit in the final of the WTA tournament in Stuttgart on Sunday after beating Dutch sixth seed Kiki Bertens. The Czech world number three fought back in the final set to win the semi-final 7-6 (7/3), 3-6, 6-1. Estonian eighth seed Kontaveit received a ...

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Elina Svitolina wins WTA Finals in Singapore

SINGAPORE: An unwavering Elina Svitolina claimed the biggest title of her career with a gritty comeback victory against Sloane Stephens at the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore. The Ukrainian once again dug deep to triumph 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 in two hours and 23 minutes on Sunday. She is the first ...

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Svitolina, Pliskova storm into WTA Finals semis

SINGAPORE: A gutsy Elina Svitolina willed herself to the semi-finals after overcoming Caroline Wozniacki in a gruelling three-set match, knocking the defending champion out of the WTA Finals in Singapore. The unbeaten Ukrainian outlasted Wozniacki 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 in two hours and 35 minutes to finish top of White Group. ...

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Kiki Bertens shocks No 1 Halep to win Cincinnati WTA title

CINCINNATI: Dutch challenger Kiki Bertens profited from a third-set collapse by Simona Halep to score the biggest win of her career Sunday, beating the world number one 2-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-2 in the Cincinnati WTA final. “This is the best day of my career, winning on a surface that you ...

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Buzarnescu blitzes Sakkari in first WTA title

CALIFORNIA: No.5 seed Mihaela Buzarnescu cruised to her first WTA title at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic – and with it, her Top 20 debut. The Romanian rolled past first-time finalist Maria Sakkari of Greece in the final of the Premier-level event, 6-1, 6-0, to become the sixth player to ...

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Giant-killer Konta into quarters at San Jose WTA

LOS ANGELES: Johanna Konta followed up her stunning victory over Serena Williams with another brisk triumph Wednesday, downing US teenager Sofia Kenin 6-1, 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the WTA hardcourt tournament in San Jose. Konta, who won her first WTA title at this event back in 2016, showed ...

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