BERLIN - Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev and Nick Kyrgios will play exhibition tennis matches in Berlin in July.With professional tennis shut down during the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said on Friday one exhibition event will run from July 13 to 15 on grass ...
May 30, 2020
SHENZHEN, China - Top-ranked Ash Barty advanced on Saturday to the final of the WTA Finals where she faces defending champion Elina Svitolina, a player she has never beaten in five previous attempts.Barty, like Svitolina, dropped the opening set of her ...
Nov 3, 2019
SHENZHEN, China - Simona Halep saved a match point before beating Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-3 on Monday at the WTA Finals.Halep, a former No. 1 who won the Wimbledon title in July, saved the match ...
Oct 29, 2019
NEW YORK - Elina Svitolina booked her spot in the US Open semifinals, and then it was Gaël Monfils' turn.The No. 5-seeded Svitolina reached her second consecutive major semifinal Tuesday with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Johanna ...
Sep 4, 2019
NEW YORK - It took all of five minutes in the US Open's second round for Venus Williams to drop twice as many games as she had in her opening match a couple of days earlier.And although she eventually made ...
Aug 29, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - Naomi Osaka has reached her first semifinal at the Australian Open with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Elina Svitolina on Wednesday.Osaka used her aggressive style and big hitting to compile a 31-11 edge in winners, including ...
Jan 23, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - For a quarter of an hour, Elina Svitolina served and served, and served again, tossing the ball into the sun, in a desperate bid to hold a game in the third set against Madison Keys.The sixth-seeded Svitolina fended ...
Jan 21, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - Sixth-seeded Elina Svitolina has advanced to the third round at Melbourne Park and kicked off proceedings at Rod Laver Arena with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Viktoria Kuzmova on Thursday.Svitolina will next play either Karolina Pliskova ...
Jan 17, 2019
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Second-seeded Garbine Muguruza overcame Caroline Garcia 7-5, 6-2 Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to seal her place in the semifinals of the Dubai Championships.Muguruza defeated the fifth-seeded Frenchwoman in their second quarterfinal in ...
Feb 23, 2018
MELBOURNE, Australia - Caroline Wozniacki has reached the Australian Open final for the first time with a 6-3, 7-6 (2) win Thursday over Elise Mertens, moving within one win of a Grand Slam breakthrough.It's her first Grand Slam ...
Jan 25, 2018
MELBOURNE, Australia - Elina Svitolina ended 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk's run at the Australian Open, met her at the net for a warm embrace and offered some words of encouragement.With the temperature hitting 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) for ...
Jan 19, 2018
TORONTO - Elina Svitolina beat Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 to win the Rogers Cup final on Sunday (Monday, Manila time), giving her a fifth WTA Tour title this season.The 22-year-old Ukrainian used powerful groundstrokes and a big serve ...
Aug 14, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Angelique Kerber predicted that 2017 was going to have a different feel for her, considering her phenomenal breakout season last year.It certainly started differently, with the top-ranked German losing to sixth-seeded Elina Svitolina 6-4, 3-6, ...
Jan 6, 2017
RIO DE JANEIRO - Out of sorts and out of answers, defending champion Serena Williams is out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.Shanking shots of all sorts, including five - yes, five! - double-faults in one game alone, Williams lost to Elina Svitolina ...
Aug 10, 2016
MELBOURNE, Australia - Serena Williams saw that older sister Venus was progressing to the fourth round at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2011 and it inspired her own comeback win on Saturday at the Australian Open.Top-ranked Serena ...
Jan 24, 2015
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