St. Petersburg PHOTOS: Belinda Bencic overcomes Svetlana Kuznetsova to reach quaterfinals

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Top seed Belinda Bencic of Switzerland eliminated hometown favorite Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-6(4) 6-4 in the second round of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy, even though the Russian served for the first set and had...

Serena Williams loses singles but USA defeat Latvia to reach Fed Cup Finals

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Depth and doubles was the ticket to Budapest for the U.S. Fed Cup team on Saturday in Everett, Wash., as Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sofia Kenin soothed a long and treacherous afternoon-turned-evening with a fifth-and-decisive...

Jelena Ostapenko’s father passes away, she shares childhood photos

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Jelena Ostapenko cited personal reasons for her withdrawal from the ASB Classic in Auckland and now the tennis star's Instagram posts reveal that her father Jevgenijs has passed away. Sharing a number of childhood...
Coco Gauff

Young sensation Coco Gauff caps miracle week in Linz with first WTA title

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Fifteen-year-old Coco Gauff made the most of her lucky loser entrance at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz, getting past Grand Slam champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 1-6 6-2 in the final to lift the first...
Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia and newly-appointed coach Marion Bartoli talk to the media at the 2019 Upper Austria Ladies Linz WTA International tennis tournament

Surprising coaching sighting in Linz: Jelena Ostapenko hires Marion Bartoli

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Wednesday's WTA action at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz revealed a new surprising coaching partnership: During her 6-1 6-3 first-round victory over Germany's world No.130 Tamara Korpatsch, 2017 Roland Garros champion Jelena Ostapenko was...
Donna Vekic, Carolina Wozniacki Cincinnati 2019 practice

Cincinnati PHOTOS: Vekic, Wozniacki, Sharapova, Kasatkina, Goerges practice in hot & humid conditions

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While the Rogers Cup was at its semifinal stage, a lot of players already gathered in Cincinnati to play the first round of qualifying or simply get accustomed to the environment of the Western...
Jelena Ostapenko

Tennis tips: How to make your return effective

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Every point in tennis starts with serve and return. It doesn’t matter at which level you play, it is guaranteed that the first two shots will always be the same. A lot of players...
Naomi Osaka

Andreescu upsets Bertens, Williams & Osaka set up quarterfinal clash at Rogers Cup

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Thursday was a successful day for top seeds as the quarterfinals shaped up at the Rogers Cup in Toronto, with the exception of fifth seed Kiki Bertens, who fell to Bianca Andreescu, born in...
Anett Kontaveit Toronto

Rogers Cup PHOTOS: Sharapova loses to Kontaveit, Kasatkina stuns Kerber

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Monday was a super busy day at the Rogers Cup in Toronto with 13 first-round singles matches on the schedule. Playing her first match since retiring in the first round of Wimbledon because of a...

Eastbourne PHOTOS: Halep, Kerber, Sabalenka among Wednesday’s third-round winners

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Eight third-round matches completed on Wednesday at the Nature Valley International, defining the tournament's quarterfinal pairs. World number 62 Ons Jabeur recorded her best win this season by eliminating home favorite Johanna Konta 6-3 6-2....