WTA Moscow: Daria Kasatkina eases into the quarterfinals

WTA Moscow: Daria Kasatkina eases into the quarterfinals

By Don Han
Playing some of her best tennis, Daria Kasatkina put up a clinical display of aggressive counterpunching tennis after ousting Katerina Siniakova 6-2, 6-3 after an hour and 22 minutes of play....
2017 WTA Finals Player Profile: Caroline Wozniacki

2017 WTA Finals Player Profile: Caroline Wozniacki

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Following her best season since 2014, Wozniacki, a former world number one, has qualified for the year-ending tournament for the fifth time. After reaching the final seven years ago, will she be able to win the title for the first time....
Margarita Gasparyan happy to be back playing tennis again

Margarita Gasparyan happy to be back playing tennis again

By Don Han
After a comeback to tennis at the Kremlin Cup this week, Margarita Gasparyan spoke to the press and mentioned that she was glad to be able to participate in tournaments once more after having some impressive results before injuries kicked in....
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WTA Moscow: Daria Kasatkina ousts compatriot Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

The all-Russian affair in the opening round of the Kremlin Cup saw youngster Daria Kasatkina go up against the experienced Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Kasatkina was able to play some of her best tennis and triumphed over the current world number 18, who was visibly fatigued having just won the title in Hong Kong with a tough win over Daria Gavrilova. Kasatkina takes the early lead It was a relatively tight start to the match with both players looking to hold onto their service games. Kasatkina displayed some great movement and her variety of shots while Pavlyuchenkova’s aggressiveness worked well early on. However, the more experienced of the two Russians started to falter as the fatigue started to kick in, having just flew into Moscow yesterday after winning the title in Hong Kong less than 48 hours ago. Pavlyuchenkova missed a game point in the fourth game and she started to completely misfire, losing...
WTA Moscow: Magdalena Rybarikova shocks Maria Sharapova in thriller

WTA Moscow: Magdalena Rybarikova shocks Maria Sharapova in thriller ByDon Han

Magdalena Rybarikova was able to convert her chances as that was the crucial factor in her huge win over home favourite Maria Sharapova in the opening round of the Kremlin Cup, triumphing in straight sets after just less than two hours of play....
WTA Moscow: Natalia Vikhlyantseva strolls past Kaia Kanepi

WTA Moscow: Natalia Vikhlyantseva strolls past Kaia Kanepi ByDon Han

Kaia Kanepi looked nowhere near her best but Natalia Vikhlyantseva proved to be too strong for the Estonian after she prevailed with the loss of just five games after 61 minutes of play....
ATP Shanghai: Roger Federer dominates Rafael Nadal to win sixth title of 2017

ATP Shanghai: Roger Federer dominates Rafael Nadal to win sixth title of 2017

By Craig Vickers
The Swiss needed only an hour and 11 minutes to dispatch the world number one in the final....
2017 WTA Finals Player Profile: Garbiñe Muguruza

2017 WTA Finals Player Profile: Garbiñe Muguruza

By Don Han
World number two Garbiñe Muguruza will look to end off her impressive year on a high note at the WTA Finals after her triumph in Wimbledon and Cincinnati earlier in the year, coupled with her ascend to the number one ranking last month....
Angelique Kerber receives a wildcard into the BGL Luxembourg Open

Angelique Kerber receives a wildcard into the BGL Luxembourg Open

By Don Han
Angelique Kerber will be making her fourth appearance at the BGL Luxembourg Open in her career after she received a wildcard to replace Madison Keys in the tournament....
Svetlana Kuznetsova withdraws from the Kremlin Cup

Svetlana Kuznetsova withdraws from the Kremlin Cup ByDon Han

Fans in Moscow would be disappointed to hear that Svetlana Kuznetsova had withdrawn from the Kremlin Cup due to a wrist injury which had been bothering her since the US Open....
WTA Hong Kong: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova books a spot in the final

WTA Hong Kong: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova books a spot in the final ByDon Han

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova put in a solid performance to oust the unseeded Wang Qiang in the semifinals of the Hong Kong Tennis Open, prevailing in straight sets....
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