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...

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...

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...

Daniela Hantuchova to focus on singles after Ai Sugiyama’s retirement

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Ai Sugiyama of Japan, 34, is planning to retire after the Toray Pan Pacific Open, which will leave Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova without a doubles partner. Hantuchova addresses the issue in her Seoul blog: We're playing our...

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...

Caroline Wozniacki wins fifth title of the season in Tokyo

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Caroline Wozniacki had been sharing the top position of 2010 WTA titles with Kim Clijsters, but with the victory over Elena Dementieva in the final of the Toray Pan Pacific Open the Dane became...

Angelique Kerber, Agnieszka Radwanska and Caroline Wozniacki move into the Tokyo quarterfinals

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On Wednesday six third-round matches took place in Tokyo and the higher seeds all progressed to the quarterfinals: Angelique Kerber, Agnieszka Radwanska and Caroline Wozniacki. Second seed Agnieszka Radwanska eliminated and took revenge on seed No.16 Dominika Cibulkova...

No end to Ana Ivanovic’s woes, upset in Tokyo round one

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Ana Ivanovic’s slump is still strong, as she followed her first-round loss at the US Open with a first-round exit at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo. The Serbian world No.11 Ivanovic was buried...

Bencic, Radwanska to fight for the Tokyo title

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Eighteen-year-old Belinda Bencic continued to impress on Saturday with her fourth straight victory over number one seed Caroline Wozniacki in the semifinals of the Toray Pan Pacific Open and will next face . This has...

Dinara Safina, Venus Williams, Svetlana Kuznetsova exit Tokyo in second round

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Top seed Dinara Safina, second seed Venus Williams and fifth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova all suffered upsets in the second round of the Toray Pan Pacific Open. The fact that so many of them got...