Elina Svitolina

Svitolina back into WTA Finals championship match as Bencic retires

Defending champion Elina Svitolina booked a spot in the title match of the WTA Finals and extended her winning streak at the season-ending event to ten, as tournament debutante Belinda Bencic retired due to cramping...
Karolina Pliskova

Karolina Pliskova completes semifinal field at the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen

Karolina Pliskova joins Ashleigh Barty, Elina Svitolina and Belinda Bencic in the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen semifinals by winning a topsy-turvy round-robin match in the Purple Group against Simona Halep, 6-0 2-6 6-4. Friday's Pliskova...
Elina Svitolina

Svitolina fights past Kenin in Shenzhen to again close round-robin phase with 100% record

Just like last year, defending champion Elina Svitolina finished the round-robin phase of the WTA Finals undefeated. The Ukrainian had progressed into the semis with a victory over Simona Halep on Wednesday, while on...
Kiki Bertens Shenzhen 2019

Bencic advances to Shenzhen semis as Bertens retires due to viral illness

It's almost unbelievable -- three women from the small 2019 Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen field have retired during the round-robin phase. First, Naomi Osaka quit because of a right shoulder injury after winning her opening...
Ashleigh Barty Shenzhen 2019

Barty records a confident victory over Kvitova to make the semifinals in Shenzhen

Ashleigh Barty was never endangered in her round-robin match against Petra Kvitova and confidently climbed to the top position in the Red Group with a 6-4 6-2 victory at the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen on...
Bianca Andreescu Shenzhen 2019

Andreescu’s WTA Finals debut ends in heartbreak

US Open champion Bianca Andreescu's 2019 season can only be described as miraculous, but it's ending with a heartbreak -- the 19-year-old's first participation at the WTA Finals has been cut short because of...
Elina Svitolina Shenzhen 2019

Svitolina defeats Halep in straight sets to qualify for Shenzhen semifinals

Defending champion Elina Svitolina earned her second Top 5 victory this week by beating Simona Halep 7-5 6-3 in the Purple Group on Day 4 of the 2019 Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen, thus ensuring...
Belinda Bencic Shenzhen 2019

Bencic defeats Kvitova to score first WTA Finals win

Debutante Belinda Bencic stayed alive at the 2019 Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen by putting a second-set slip behind her to defeat Petra Kvitova 6-3 1-6 6-4 and keep the Red Group wide open. In the...
Kiki Bertens Zhuhai 2019

Late replacement Bertens beats No.1 Barty at the WTA Finals

Alternate Kiki Bertens, who entered the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen draw earlier today when Naomi Osaka withdrew due to a right shoulder injury, victoriously opened her appearance at the prestigious $14,000,000 tournament by defeating...
Naomi Osaka of Japan in action during her RR1 match 2019 WTA Finals tennis tournament

Right shoulder injury forces Naomi Osaka out of Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen

BREAKING NEWS: Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the 2019 Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen because of a right shoulder injury and her place in the Red Group will be taken by alternate Kiki Bertens of...