Chakvetadze wins Cincinnati title, heads to Stanford as top seed

On Sunday, Anna Chakvetadze won the Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open in Cincinnati, Ohio, with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Akiko Morigami. The Russian needed less than an hour to beat Morigami,...

Nadia Petrova wins singles and doubles at Cincinnati Open

Second seed Nadia Petrova beat unseeded Nathalie Dechy 6-2 6-1 at the Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open in Cincinnati to win her first title in 18 months and eighth career title. Petrova also...

Kim Clijsters confirms return to the WTA Tour

It’s official: Kim Clijsters will again play on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour. Her return from retirement is planned for the US hardcourt season. The former world No.1 has asked for Cincinnati, Toronto and US...

Kim Clijsters upsets Marion Bartoli in Cincinnati for a stunning return to tennis

Former world number one Kim Clijsters couldn't have marked her comeback to tennis better – the mother of a year-and-a-half old girl upset world No.13 Marion Bartoli 6-4 6-3 in the first round of...

Kim Clijsters marches on, Ana Ivanovic’s slump gains momentum

Playing only her second competitive match in more than two years, wildcard Kim Clijsters beat world No.20 Patty Schnyder 6-2 7-5 to reach the third round of the Western and Southern Financial Group Women's...

Clijsters makes Kuznetsova her third Top 20 victim, Venus Williams upset in Cincinnati

Wildcard Kim Clijsters is still doing impressively well in her comeback after a two-year-long break and a child birth, scoring her third Top 20 victory in three matches she played since returning to competitive...

Serena Williams knocked out by Sybille Bammer in Cincinnati

Second seed Serena Williams has again beaten herself, as she likes to say, following her older sister Venus out of the Western and Southern Financial Group Women’s Open in Cincinnati by falling to unseeded...

Dinara Safina stops Kim Clijsters’ surge in Cincinnati

Wildcard Kim Clijsters had defeated three Top 20 players en route to the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Financial Group Women’s Open before Russian world No.1 Dinara Safina ended the Belgian's fairytale comeback...

Flavia Pennetta to crack Top 10, expects Italy to go crazy about it

Flavia Pennetta will enter the Top 10 for the first time when the new Sony Ericsson WTA Tour rankings are released on Monday, and will become the first Italian tennis player to achieve the...

Dinara Safina ends Flavia Pennetta’s winning streak to reach Cincinnati finals

World No.1 Dinara Safina of Russia ended Flavia Pennetta’s 15-match winning streak in just 56 minutes, defeating the Italian 6-2 6-0 in the semifinals of the Western & Southern Financial Group Women’s Open. Pennetta, who...
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