Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Monday, February 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 20° Partly Cloudy

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: WTA Tour


UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 12:35 p.m.

Pondering lunch, Sascha Zverev saves match point in Paris

Second-seeded Alexander Zverev faced a match point in the French Open’s third round but he stayed steady and did not worry about his past Grand Slam failures. He won a …


UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 2:23 p.m.

Call it a comeback: Serena Williams to 3rd round at French Open

Serena Williams produced quite a comeback at the French Open. After trailing by a set and a break, the 23-time Grand Slam champion erased the deficit and beat 17th-seeded Ashleigh …


UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 12:15 p.m.

Novak Djokovic discusses lack of confidence after French Open win

Novak Djokovic has won 12 major championships and the career Grand Slam and has been ranked No. 1. Yet he still finds himself searching for self-confidence these days despite all …


UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 3:47 p.m.

Williams sisters to team up in doubles at French Open

Two-time champions Serena and Venus Williams will compete in doubles at the French Open. The American sisters were handed a wild-card entry on Thursday into the tournament they won together …


UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 1:53 p.m.

Denis Shapovalov shoots up the rankings with win over Tomas Berdych

Rapidly rising Canadian Denis Shapovalov pulled off another big win, overcoming a slow start in a 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory over 15th-seeded Tomas Berdych in the first round of …


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 2:54 p.m.

Rafael Nadal loses to Dominic Thiem in Madrid, first loss on clay in 1 year

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal has lost to Dominic Thiem 7-5, 6-3 in the Madrid Open quarterfinals. It’s Nadal’s first loss on clay after 21 straight wins. Nadal hadn’t lost a single …


UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 2:49 p.m.

Rafael Nadal breaks John McEnroe’s mark of straight sets won on surface

Rafael Nadal has broken John McEnroe’s record of 49 straight sets won on the same surface after beating Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-4 in the third round of the Madrid Open …


UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 2:31 p.m.

Novak Djokovic loses to Kyle Edmund in Madrid Open; Rafael Nadal advances

Novak Djokovic has added another early elimination to his disappointing season. The 12-time Grand Slam champion lost to Kyle Edmund 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 in the second round of the Madrid …


2nd-seeded Petra Kvitova makes 2nd round of Prague Open

Second-seeded Petra Kvitova eased past fellow Czech Tereza Smitkova 6-1, 6-3 to advance to the second round of the Prague Open on Tuesday. The 10th-ranked Kvitova who plays the Prague …


U.S. Open champ Sloane Stephens, runner-up Madison Keys on U.S. Fed Cup team

U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens, runner-up Madison Keys and semifinalist CoCo Vandeweghe will join former No. 1 doubles player Bethanie Mattek-Sands on the Americans’ roster for a Fed Cup semifinal …


Rain postpones Volvo Car Open semifinals

Rain has delayed the Volvo Car Open semifinals, so the WTA’s first clay-court event of the season will have a very busy finish Sunday. Organizers say the semi between American …


UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 8:20 p.m.

Top-seeded Caroline Garcia falls to Alize Cornet at Volvo Car Open

Top-seeded Caroline Garcia lost in three sets to French countrywoman Alize Cornet in the third round of the Volvo Car Open on Thursday night. Garcia is seeded seventh in the …


No. 2 seed Petra Kvitova loses opening match at Charleston

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova lost to Czech Republic countrywoman Kristyna Pliskova in her opening match at the Volvo Car Open on Wednesday. Kvitova won six of the first seven …


UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 8:04 p.m.

Top seed Caroline Garcia wins in straight sets in Charleston

Top-seeded Caroline Garcia advanced in straight sets to start the WTA’s Volvo Car Open. Garcia defeated Varvara Lepchenko of the United States 6-2, 6-3. Other seeded players winning were defending …


UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 2:20 p.m.

American Sloane Stephens beats Jelena Ostapenko for Miami Open title

Sloane Stephens won her hometown tournament, a title that nicely complements her U.S. Open championship, by beating Jelena Ostapenko 7-6 (5), 6-1 in the final at the Miami Open. Stephens, …


On verge of his biggest title, John Isner to face Alexander Zverev in Miami

John Isner moved one step closer to the biggest title of his 14-year career by beating a weary Juan Martin del Potro 6-1, 7-6 (2) in the semifinals of the …


Comeback kid: Sloane Stephens rallies for spot in Miami Open final

Sloane Stephens is heading to the Miami Open final, after rallying to beat Victoria Azarenka 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 in the semifinals. The 13th-seeded Stephens will play sixth-seeded Jelena Ostapenko in …


A shocker: Danielle Collins tops her idol, Venus Williams, in Miami

Danielle Collins’ favorite player, for as long as she can remember, has been Venus Williams. She wasn’t star-struck when facing her idol. Collins got the biggest win of her pro …


John Isner upsets Marin Cilic to reach Miami Open quarterfinals

American John Isner has upset second-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia 7-6 (0), 6-3 to reach the Miami Open quarterfinals. Cilic was the 2014 U.S. Open champion. His ouster leaves fourth-seeded …


UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 6:51 p.m.

Roger Federer loses match and No. 1 ranking at Miami Open

Roger Federer lost his second consecutive match and the No. 1 ranking. Big-serving Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis, a qualifier ranked 175th, rallied to upset Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) at the …


UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 7:35 p.m.

6-time champ Novak Djokovic loses at Miami Open to Benoit Paire

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic lost his opening match at the Miami Open to Benoit Paire, 6-3, 6-4. Djokovic’s 16-match Key Biscayne winning streak ended, and his struggles to overcome a …


UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 5:03 p.m.

Serena Williams loses in 1st round at Miami Open to Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams lost in the first round of the Miami Open, still rusty in her comeback from pregnancy and unable to overcome a tough draw against Naomi Osaka, who won …


Serena Williams wins 1st match in comeback at Indian Wells

Serena Williams has won her first match in her comeback at the BNP Paribas Open after a 14-month layoff for the birth of her first child. The 23-time major winner …


UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 10:40 p.m.

Maria Sharapova upset by Osaka in 1st round at Indian Wells

Maria Sharapova’s return to the BNP Paribas Open for the first time in three years ended in a 6-4, 6-4 loss to Naomi Osaka of Japan. Sharapova’s ranking of No. …


Serena Williams set for 1st-round match at Indian Wells

Serena Williams makes her return to the pro tour after a 14-month absence at the BNP Paribas Open. She will play Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan on Thursday night in Indian …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 3:27 p.m.

Caroline Wozniacki beats Simona Halep to win 1st major at Australian Open

For all her success in tennis, from holding the No. 1 ranking for more than a year to winning 27 titles, one question had plagued Caroline Wozniacki’s career. Did she …


Roger Federer in record 7th Aussie Open final after Hyeon Chung retires

Roger Federer has moved to within one win of a 20th Grand Slam singles title after securing his spot in the Australian Open decider when Hyeon Chung retired from their …


Caroline Wozniacki beats Elise Mertens, reaches 1st Australian Open final

Caroline Wozniacki has reached the Australian Open final for the first time with a 6-3, 7-6 (2) win over Elise Mertens, moving within one win of a Grand Slam breakthrough. …


Long haul: No. 1 Simona Halep fends off American Lauren Davis in 3:45 marathon

Top-ranked Simona Halep saved three match points and finally finished off a 4-6, 6-4, 15-13 victory after a 3-hour, 45-minute marathon against American Lauren Davis to reach the fourth round …


Upsets continue as heat rises: Garbine Muguruza, Johanna Konta out

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza struggled with the heat and against Hsieh Su-wei’s game, losing 7-6 (1), 6-4 on Day 4 as the upsets intensified at the Australian Open. No. 3-ranked …