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Balanced Kerber revels in return to Singapore


SINGAPORE Angelique Kerber left Singapore in a bad-tempered huff a year ago after she failed to advance from the round-robin stage of the WTA Finals, a collapse which made the German determined to make amends on her return.

Kerber seeks reversal of fortunes in Singapore

SINGAPORE Angelique Kerber showed more passion in the media center than on the court when she crashed out of last year's WTA Finals, the German angered by the format and frustrated by her inability to win the set off an eliminated opponent she needed to advance.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Oct 22 2016

Radwanska hoping for luck and pluck in WTA Finals defense

SINGAPORE Agnieszka Radwanska returns to the scene of her greatest triumph next week when she opens the defense of her WTA Finals title and the 27-year-old Pole is the first to admit that luck can be as important as skill to emerge victorious in Singapore.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Oct 22 2016

Konta sweating on Singapore place as Kuznetsova lurks

LONDON Britain's Johanna Konta faces an anxious 24-hour wait before discovering whether she will make her debut at the WTA Finals in Singapore.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Oct 21 2016

Stars align for Kerber in ascent to top spot

SINGAPORE Angelique Kerber is the world number one in women's tennis yet it remains a title she has yet to grow accustomed to after her meteoric rise to the summit.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Oct 20 2016

Serena pulls out of WTA Finals with injured shoulder

Serena Williams has withdrawn from the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore later this month citing a persistent shoulder injury, the world number two said on Monday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Oct 17 2016

Svitolina stuns Kerber to reach China Open last eight

Elina Svitolina stayed calm in the face of adversity to secure a surprise 6-3 7-5 win over world number one Angelique Kerber, while Zhang Shuai ousted fourth seed Simona Halep 6-0 6-3 to advance into the quarter-finals of the China Open on Thursday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Oct 06 2016

Cibulkova defeat means Radwanska, Pliskova qualify for Tour Finals

Dominika Cibulkova will have to wait to secure a spot at the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore after she lost a grueling encounter to Alize Cornet in the second round of the China Open in Beijing on Tuesday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Oct 04 2016

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.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Sep 29 2016

Djokovic pulls out of China Open with elbow injury

World number one Novak Djokovic has been forced to withdraw from next week's China Open in Beijing because of an elbow injury.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Sep 28 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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