Feb 14, 2016

Doi falls to Venus in Taiwan final

Misaki Doi failed to earn her second title on the WTA tour on Sunday, when she lost the final of the Taiwan Open to former world No. 1 Venus Williams. Williams, currently ranked 12th in the world and the top seed at Kaohsiung’s Yang-Ming ...

Feb 13, 2016

Doi, Venus reach Taiwan Open final

Misaki Doi will have a shot at her second WTA title on Sunday, when she faces top seed and former world No. 1 Venus Williams in the Taiwan Open final. Doi, the second seed at the Yang-Ming Tennis Center in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, beat the ...

Feb 12, 2016

Doi advances to Taiwan Open semifinals in walkover

Misaki Doi reached the semifinals of the Taiwan Open after winning her quarterfinal against compatriot Kurumi Nara in a walkover. Doi, ranked 61st in the world and the second seed at the Yang-Ming Tennis Center will play Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei in the semifinals. The ...

Doi wins first WTA title at Luxembourg Open

Oct 26, 2015

Doi wins first WTA title at Luxembourg Open

Misaki Doi claimed her first WTA title on Sunday with a 6-4, 6-7 (7-9), 6-0 win over Mona Barthel in the Luxembourg Open final. The 92nd-ranked Japanese player saved all five break points she faced to deny the big-hitting Barthel a fourth career title. ...

Doi reaches first final at Luxembourg Open

Oct 25, 2015

Doi reaches first final at Luxembourg Open

Misaki Doi will take on Mona Barthel in her first WTA Tour final after Alison Van Uytvanck was forced to retire when trailing 6-4 against the Japanese player in their semifinal at the Luxembourg Open on Saturday. Van Uytvanck, a quarterfinalist at the French ...

Oct 24, 2015

Doi reaches semis in Luxembourg

Misaki Doi upset fifth-seeded Jelena Jankovic of Serbia 7-6 (7-4), 7-5 to reach her first Tour semifinal this season at the Luxembourg Open Friday. The 92nd-ranked Doi, who rallied from a break down twice in the third set to get past fourth-seeded Andrea Petkovic ...

Nara ousts Doi in Pan Pacific Open opener

Sep 22, 2015

Nara ousts Doi in Pan Pacific Open opener

Kurumi Nara advanced to the second round of the Pan Pacific Open after defeating Misaki Doi on Tuesday. Nara, ranked 80th, knocked off her 86th-ranked Japanese compatriot and doubles partner 7-6 (7-1), 6-2 in a 1-hour, 40-minute match. Nara will face fourth seed Karolina ...

Morita fights through pain to reach second round

Sep 23, 2013

Morita fights through pain to reach second round

A trio of local favorites advanced to the second round of the Pan Pacific Open on Monday with Ayumi Morita battling through an injury in a straight-sets victory over Britain’s Laura Robson. Morita, who hurt her lower back on the eve of this summer’s ...