HONG KONG Serbia's Jelena Jankovic all but ended Venus Williams' slim hopes of qualifying for the end-of-season WTA Finals by winning the battle of former world number ones in the Hong Kong Open semi-finals on Saturday.
MUMBAI The franchise-based Champions Tennis League, which will begin its second season next month, will help end India's search for quality singles players, its promoter and former Davis Cupper Vijay Amritraj said.
Serbia's Jelena Jankovic captured her first WTA final since 2013 when she beat Denisa Allertova of the Czech Republic in the final of the Guangzhou International on Saturday.
Serbia's former world number one Jelena Jankovic ignored the distraction of an arm injury before beating Belgium's Yanina Wickmayer on Friday and booking a place in the final of the Guangzhou International.
Czech Denisa Allertova stunned world number two Simona Halep 6-4 6-3 in the quarter-finals of the Guangzhou International Women's Open on Thursday.
NEW YORK World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. Open title bids in ruthless style on Monday, while Kei Nishikori's hopes of making another magical run to the final came to a shuddering halt.
NEW YORK Kei Nishikori was back in the U.S. Open spotlight on Monday but for all the wrong reasons as last year's runner-up headlined a day of first-round upsets at Flushing Meadows.
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Aug 22 Serena Williams brushed off some serving troubles before cruising to a 6-4 6-3 win over Elina Svitolina on Saturday and will meet Simona Halep in the Western & Southern Open final.