Osaka moves into Tokyo final and delights the home crowd, Wozniacki awaits

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The Toray Pan Pacific Open title match will be a battle between home star Naomi Osaka and the 2010 Tokyo champion Caroline Wozniacki, who will play her 41st career final. In the first Saturday's semifinal, a match-up...

Jelena Jankovic, Elena Dementieva beaten in Tokyo

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Top seed Jelena Jankovic’s chance of reclaiming the number one ranking has been ruined as she was defeated by Svetlana Kuznetsova in the quarterfinals of the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo. Third seed Elena...

Main-draw action kicks off in Tokyo

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The main draw of the 2015 Toray Pan Pacific Open got underway in Tokyo’s Ariake Coliseum on Monday and one of the WTA’s most traditional Premier tournaments goes into its next edition. Held inside the...

Alisa Kleybanova loses in Tokyo right after winning in Seoul

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Russia’s Alisa Kleybanova came to the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo fresh off her second career title in Seoul and lost in the very first round to none other than Ana Ivanovic who...

Petrova better than Radwanska, claims $385,000 Tokyo title

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For the first time in her long career Nadia Petrova beat three Top 10 players in one tournament and won her 12th and most valuable WTA title by ousting Agnieszka Radwanska in the final...

Star players in cruise control in Tokyo

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First-round play at the 2015 Toray Pan Pacific Open completed on Tuesday in Tokyo as some of the tournament’s most popular player completed their first matches inside Ariake Coliseum with flying colors. Following Agnieszka Radwanska’s...

Angelique Kerber and Petra Kvitova first into the third round of Tokyo, Roberta Vinci out

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Thirteen first-round matches were played at the Toray Pan Pacific Open on Monday and the second-round action was launched with three matches. One of the second-rounders was between Roberta Vinci and Lucie Safarova and the...

Dinara Safina claims Toray Pan Pacific Open title

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Dinara Safina powered to her fourth title of the season with a solid 6-1 6-3 victory over fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova. Powerful Safina, seeded fourth, lost only one game in her Tokyo semifinal against Nadia...

Bencic, Kerber & Muguruza make quarterfinals in Tokyo

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Second round action at the 2015 Toray Pan Pacific Open kicked off on Wednesday and the big-name players continue to make almost flawless progress in Tokyo’s Ariake Coliseum. Angelique Kerber was among the stars who made...

WTA reintroduces byes for Rome and Tokyo semifinalists

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The Women's Tennis Association has agreed to bring back byes to certain tournaments in 2009 in order to give players more time to rest between certain high-intensity events. Rome is a 56-draw tournament followed by...