Marion Bartoli takes two victories in one day for Osaka title

Because of rain, the semifinals and final at the HP Open in Osaka had to be played on the same day. The final took place "after suitable rest"of the victorios semifinalists, who were Samantha...

Ana Ivanovic beats Francesca Schiavone and advances into Linz quarterfinals

Seed No.3 Ana Ivanovic of Serbia defeated fellow former French Open champion Francesca Shiavone of Italy 6-3 7-5 in one hour and 32 minutes at the Generali Ladies Linz on Wednesday and advanced into the...

Quarterfinals set in Osaka, Madison Keys advances to her 4th of the season

The remaining three second-round matches at the HP Open in Osaka finished on Thursday and the quarterfinals are set. Seed No.6 Madison Keys blitzed through her second match this season against 62nd-ranked Zhang Shuai in just...

Bouchard and Stosur run over first-time WTA semifinalists in Osaka

Eugenie Bouchard and Samantha Stosur advanced to the final of the $235,000 HP Open in Osaka by taking out maiden WTA semifinalists, Japanese hope Kurumi Nara and American teenager Madison Keys, respectively. The fifth-seeded Bouchard...

Diyas, Van Uytvanck win maiden WTA titles

This Sunday we got two first-time WTA titlists as Kazakh Zarina Diyas and Belgian Alison van Uytvanck lifted champion's trophies at the Japan Women's Open Tennis and at the Coupe Banque Nationale, respectively. In a battle of two qualifiers,...

Tanasugarn spoils Date Krumm’s record, wins historic Osaka final

Tamarine Tanasugarn claimed her fourth Sony Ericsson WTA Tour singles title in a historic HP final in Osaka against Kimiko Date Krumm. The final was special because it was the oldest known women’s final...

Samantha Stosur, Francesca Schiavone reach HP Open final

Third seed Samantha Stosur edged defending champion and top seed Caroline Wozniacki 6-0 4-6 6-4 to advance to the HP Open final where she will face fourth seed Francesca Schiavone, who beat Sania Mirza...

Samantha Stosur wins HP Open, finally crowns singles career

World No.15 Samantha Stosur has been a strong competitor on the Tour – 22 doubles titles, a bunch of Top 10 wins, career high of No.1 in doubles and No.13 in singles - still,...

Stosur gets past Bouchard for the HP Open winner’s trophy

Samantha Stosur claimed her second HP Open title, becoming the first player to have done so at the Osaka tournament, for the first time in her career won an event for the second time...

Samantha Stosur moves into HP Open quarterfinals

World No.8 Samantha Stosur won her first WTA singles title last year at the HP Open in Osaka and this year she won her first two matches with the score 6-0 6-3 to reach...
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