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Jelena Jankovic

Halep beats Keys to reach Wuhan Open semis and WTA Finals


Romania's Simona Halep downed big-hitting American Madison Keys 6-4 6-2 to reach the last four at the Wuhan Open in China on Thursday and clinch a place at the season-ending WTA Finals.

Factbox: U.S. Open finalist Angelique Kerber

Factbox on Germany's Angelique Kerber, who will contest her first U.S. Open women's singles final on Saturday against Czech 10th seed Karolina Pliskova.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Sep 09 2016

Djokovic to play Del Potro in first round

RIO DE JANEIRO Top seed Novak Djokovic faces a hazardous first round at the Rio Olympics after Thursday's draw pitted him against Argentine powerhouse Juan Martin del Potro, the man who denied him a medal four years ago in London.

Factbox: List of Serena Williams 22 grand slam singles titles

Following is a list of American Serena Williams' 22 grand slam singles titles as she equaled Steffi Graf's professional era record with victory at Wimbledon on Saturday

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Jul 09 2016

Venus keeps her wits about her to down Greek upstart

LONDON A time violation warning, a few spots of rain and the thunderous groundstrokes of her rival could not throw Venus Williams off her long-limbed stride as she reached the Wimbledon third round with a 7-5 4-6 6-3 win over Greek qualifier Maria Sakkari on Thursday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Jun 30 2016

Venus accuses Wimbledon of sex discrimination over court schedule

LONDON Venus Williams accused Wimbledon officials of discriminating against its women champions and wants "equality" when it comes to scheduling matches on its two biggest showcourts.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Jun 30 2016

Jankovic hopes Mallorca tonic can lead to upturn

LONDON After a season plagued with injuries and a health scare Jelena Jankovic, perhaps more than anyone, needed the tonic of a few days soaking up the Mallorcan sunshine last week.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Jun 21 2016

Return to form for Aussie Open champion Kerber

Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber rebounded from early exits at her last two tournaments with a 6-1 6-1 second-round victory over Barbora Strycova at the Miami Open on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Mar 25 2016

Williams ousts Halep to set up Radwanska semi

A dominant Serena Williams proved far too strong for defending champion Simona Halep as the American eased into the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open with a 6-4 6-3 victory on Wednesday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Mar 17 2016

Serena sets up Halep showdown at Indian Wells

Serena Williams sent down seven aces on her way to a comprehensive 6-2 6-2 victory over Kateryna Bondarenko at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, setting up a mouth-watering quarter-final against defending champion Simona Halep.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Mar 16 2016
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

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