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October 22, 2014 2:00 PM Serena Williams says she`s `nowhere near 100 percent`

Singapore: Serena Williams admitted her fitness was "nowhere near 100 percent" as her WTA Finals hopes receded after one of the heaviest defeats of her career on Wednesday. Williams came into the eight-player season finale with a knee injury and she said she served like a 10-year-old in a stunning 6-0, 6-2 loss to Simona Halep. "My forehand was off today 10

October 22, 2014 12:08 PM Wozniacki's underappreciated career

With 67 weeks atop the rankings, Dane has accomplished more than most Caroline Wozniacki may be the best No. 1-ranked women's player to never win a Grand Slam singles title. In fact, she's taken some abuse for not accomplishing more in the 67 weeks she reigned as the sport's top player. • Kim Clijsters, a four-time major winner, managed only 20 weeks 16

October 22, 2014 10:46 AM Halep stuns Williams at WTA Finals

Halep stuns Williams at WTA Finals SINGAPORE - Romania's Simona Halep stunned Serena Williams 6-0, 6-2 at the WTA Finals in Singapore Wednesday, dealing the world number one her heaviest defeat in 16 years. The diminutive Romanian, who was 0-3 against Williams, took advantage of the American's horrendous serving to clinch the biggest match win of her career 3

October 20, 2014 3:34 PM Bouchard loses in WTA Finals but snags best-ever Canadian ranking

The good news is that Eugenie Bouchard has become the highest-ranked Canadian tennis player of all time, as she has earned the fifth spot, one higher than Milos Ranos' best career world ranking. Romania's Simona Halep comfortably defeated Canada's Eugenie Bouchard 6-2, 6-3 on Monday's opening night of the WTA Finals. In a clash of the only two players 4

October 20, 2014 3:26 PM Bouchard falls to Halep, Serena beats Ivanovic to open WTA Finals

SINGAPORE - Romania's Simona Halep comfortably defeated Canada's Eugenie Bouchard 6-2, 6-3 on Monday's opening night of the WTA Finals. In a clash of the only two players making their first appearance at the season-ending championships, Halep lost only four points when getting her first serve into play. Bouchard, from Westmount, Que., was well below 3

October 18, 2014 3:08 PM Eugenie Bouchard to meet Serena Williams in WTA finals

Serena Williams will play two of the tour's young rising stars in the round-robin stage of this year's WTA finals in Singapore. The draw Saturday placed top-seeded Williams in the Red Group with 23-year-old Simona Halep and 20-year-old Canadian Eugenie Bouchard as well as the more experienced Ana Ivanovic, who has beaten the American only once in eight 7

October 18, 2014 3:04 PM Serena handed easy draw for WTA Finals

The Americ­an has been groupe­d with Halep, Boucha­rd and Ivanov­ic SINGAPORE: World number one Serena Williams was given the best possible draw for her WTA Finals title defence with the 33-year-old American grouped with two injury doubts and avoiding the in-form players. Serena was pooled in the Red Group yesterday for the WTA’s season-ending event 5

October 3, 2014 4:19 PM Nadal upset, Serena withdraws from China Open

BEIJING -- Rafael Nadal was knocked out of the China Open in his third match back from an extended injury layoff, falling to big-hitting qualifier Martin Klizan of Slovakia 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-3 on Friday. The second-seeded Spaniard struggled with Klizan's power game and his own consistency in the quarterfinal, finishing with an uncharacteristic 37 unforced 3

October 3, 2014 1:50 PM Sharapova to meet Ivanovic at China Open semis

BEIJING, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Maria Sharapova brushed aside Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets (6-0, 6-4) to meet the former World No.1 Ana Ivanovic at the China Open semifinals. Kuznetsova, the 2009 China Open champion, lost the match in one hour and twenty-five minutes. The pair just met last week at the Wuhan Open, with Sharapova coming back from a set down to win in three 4

October 2, 2014 5:37 PM Ana Ivanovic into the Semi-Finals in Beijing as Simona Halep retires

Tennis - The World Number 2 withdrew following her marathon match against Andrea Petkovic Simona Halep has withdrawn from the China Open with a left hip injury, following her 2 hours and 35 minutes win over Andrea Petkovic 7-6 (4), 5-7, 7-6 (1) on Wednesday. After the match Halep, who took an injury timeout at the end of the first set, revealed that she would 3