Caroline Wozniacki

Federer replaces injured Nadal in new league


NEW DELHI - Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) but the organizers pulled off a coup on Monday by naming Swiss maestro Roger Federer as replacement for the injured Spaniard.

Ivanovic beats Wozniacki for Tokyo title

TOKYO - Former world number one Ana Ivanovic brushed aside Caroline Wozniacki to win the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Sunday and move closer to sealing a berth for the season-ending WTA finals in Singapore.

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Ivanovic downs Kerber, to meet Wozniacki in Tokyo final

TOKYO - Ana Ivanovic overcame a slow start to beat top seed Angelique Kerber 7-5 6-3 in the semi-final of the Pan Pacific Open on Saturday to set up a title clash with second seed Caroline Wozniacki.

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China's Li Na announces her retirement from tennis

BEIJING - China's Li Na, Asia's only grand slam singles champion, announced her retirement from tennis on Friday, succumbing to the effect of long-term knee injuries.

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Factbox: Reactions to retirement of China's Li Na

BEIJING - Reactions to the decision of Asian tennis trailblazer Li Na to retire on Friday due to knee injuries:

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UPDATE 2-China's Li Na announces her retirement from tennis

* Says decision more difficult than winning Australian Open

Halep latest to qualify for WTA Finals

SINGAPORE - World number two Simona Halep has become the third player to book her place at the WTA Tour's season ending Finals tournament in Singapore next month.

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Number 18 in the books, Williams targets next grand slam

NEW YORK - Serena Williams allowed herself a moment to savor a third straight U.S. Open win on Sunday, but only a moment.

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Williams wins 18th grand slam title

World number one Serena Williams swept past Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3 6-3 in the U.S. Open final.

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Williams beats Wozniacki for 18th grand slam title

NEW YORK - World number one Serena Williams swept past good friend Caroline Wozniacki 6-3 6-3 in the U.S. Open final on Sunday to move up in the record books with her 18th grand slam title.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

Who will rule at the U.S. Open?

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