Laura Siegemund wins maiden WTA title in Bastad

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World No.40 Laura Siegemund of Germany lifted her first champion's trophy today at the Ericsson Open in Bastad, Sweden, overcoming 92nd-ranked qualifier Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic in the title match. Earlier this year...

Siniakova ruins Larsson’s Bastad title defense dream

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Czech Republic's Katerina Siniakova put an end to Swedish Johanna Larsson's run at the Ericsson Open, eliminating the defending champion at the tournament's semifinal stage by winning a grueling first set and then cruising through...

Johanna Larsson continues home success

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Sweden's Johanna Larsson won her first and only WTA title last year at her home tournament in Bastad and now the world No.82 is just two match wins away from repeating the feat at...

Photos from Bastad: Larsson moves on, Kerber withdraws

The 2016 Ericsson Open suffered a major blow on Thursday, losing its top seed due to injury. Despite Angelique Kerber insisting on Wednesday that she would be ready to compete in her second-round match, the elbow...

Photos from Bastad: Top seed Kerber avoids early upset

Top seed Angelique Kerber was the last big-name player to kick off her 2016 Ericsson Open campaign in Bastad on Wednesday, playing her first-round match against Sweden’s Cornelia Lister. On paper, the match between the...

Photos from Bastad: First-round action & players’ party fun at the Ericsson Open

After yesterday’s rain-shortened action at the 2016 Ericsson Open, Tuesday in Bastad was blessed with plenty of sunshine and the first round of Sweden’s WTA tournament was in full swing. Spectators got to watch Sara Errani’s...

Photos from Bastad: The Ericsson Open kicks off at the Swedish seaside

The WTA is back on clay for one last time this year as the season makes its annual stop in Scandinavia for Bastad’s Ericcsson Open. The south Swedish seaside town is the country’s center...

Birthday twins Wozniacki and Barthel win Istanbul and Bastad, respectively

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Caroline Wozniacki and Mona Barthel, both born on July 11th, 1990, triumphed at this week's WTA events - the Dane in Istanbul, the German in Bastad. The fresh 24-year-old Wozniacki won her 22nd career title...

Williams wins Bastad, Meusburger lifts the Bad Gastein trophy

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The week featured two International-level events and one title was captured by Serena Williams, while the other went into the hands of first-time titlist Yvonne Meusburger. The Collector Swedish Open was just the sixth International...

Serena through to Bastad final, to play Larsson

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World No.1 Serena Williams has made a rare stop at an International-level event and so far so good - the American has advanced to the finals of the Collector Swedish Open in straight sets...