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Halep thumps Radwanska to set up Williams rematch

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SINGAPORE - If beating Serena Williams is considered the toughest challenge in women's tennis, then spare a thought for Romania's Simona Halep.

Williams puts friendship to side against Wozniacki

SINGAPORE - There were no wild celebrations or fist pumps from Serena Williams after she beat Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA Finals on Saturday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 25 Oct 2014

Wozniacki targets New York marathon after tennis loss

SINGAPORE - A glutton for punishment or a woman on a mission? Either way, Caroline Wozniacki has no intentions of putting her feet up just yet after her last tennis match of the season.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 25 Oct 2014

Williams and Halep advance to final

SINGAPORE - Serena Williams, her insatiable will to win as strong as ever, regained her composure after smashing her racquet and being on the brink of defeat to beat Caroline Wozniacki 2-6 6-3 7-6(6) on Saturday and reach the title match at the WTA Finals.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 25 Oct 2014

Williams reaps benefits as her rivals slip up

SINGAPORE - With a little help from her rivals, Serena Williams secured a place in the last four of the WTA Finals on Friday and clinched the year-end number one ranking for the fourth time in her illustrious career.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 24 Oct 2014

Ivanovic bows out despite beating Halep at WTA Finals

SINGAPORE - Serbia's Ana Ivanovic just missed out on a place in the semi-finals of the season-ending WTA Finals despite beating Simona Halep in the final group match on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 24 Oct 2014

Wozniacki never lacked self-belief against the best

SINGAPORE - Caroline Wozniacki arrived in Singapore as the eighth and bottom seed for the WTA Finals, but the Dane never doubted her ability to compete against the very best and goes into Saturday's semi-finals with a spotless record after round robin play.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 24 Oct 2014

Williams guaranteed year-end number one ranking

SINGAPORE - Serena Williams clinched the year-end world number one ranking for the fourth time without hitting a ball on Friday after Maria Sharapova, the only woman with any chance of overtaking her, was eliminated from the WTA Finals.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 24 Oct 2014

Sharapova falls to Kvitova as Williams bounces back

SINGAPORE - Maria Sharapova's bid to end the year ranked number one was left hanging by a thread after she suffered a second straight defeat at the WTA Finals on Thursday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 23 Oct 2014

Halep leaves a big impression on King

SINGAPORE - Long before Simona Halep's demolition job on Serena Williams at the WTA Finals, the Romanian was already winning over another of the game's greats.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 23 Oct 2014
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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