CINCINNATI: India's Sania Mirza took sole possession of the WTA doubles number one ranking after teaming up with Barbora Strycova to beat former partner Martina Hingis and Coco Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-4 in Sunday's Cincinnati final.
HOBART: France's Alize Cornet stormed to a 6-1, 6-2 win over Eugenie Bouchard to claim her fifth career title at the Hobart International on Saturday.
SINGAPORE: Agnieszka Radwanska put on an inspired display to battle past Simona Halep 7-6(5) 6-1 in their last round robin match at the WTA Finals on Thursday, her victory ensuring the Romanian was eliminated and Maria Sharapova advanced to the semi-finals.
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.
BEIJING: World number one Serena Williams pulled out of the China Open hours before her quarter-final against Sam Stosur on Friday because of an injury to her left knee, the WTA said.
BEIJING: U.S. Open champions Marin Cilic and Serena Williams kicked off their China Open campaigns with straight sets victories against battling underdogs on Monday, but Rafa Nadal suffered defeat in a rare doubles outing on his return from injury.
BEIJING: China's Li Na, Asia's only grand slam singles champion, announced her retirement from tennis on Friday, citing the effect of long-term injuries, especially her knees.