Radwanska wins Pan Pacific Open

Sep 27, 2015

Radwanska wins Pan Pacific Open

Agnieszka Radwanska finished off her stellar week in Tokyo by beating Belinda Bencic 6-2, 6-2 in the final of the Pan Pacific Open at Ariake Colosseum on Sunday. Radwanska was imperious in taking her 15th career victory, and second in Tokyo, giving up just ...

Bencic, Radwanska advance to Pan Pacific Open final

Sep 26, 2015

Bencic, Radwanska advance to Pan Pacific Open final

Rising Swiss star Belinda Bencic beat Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki on Saturday to storm into the final of the Pan Pacific Open, where she will face Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska. Bencic defeated Wozniacki 6-2, 6-4, her fourth win in a row over the former world No. ...

Cibulkova shines in hard-fought victory over Ivanovic

Sep 25, 2015

Cibulkova shines in hard-fought victory over Ivanovic

Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova scored a shock win over former world No. 1 Ana Ivanovic at the Pan Pacific Open on Friday, booking a semifinal spot with a straight-sets victory at the Ariake Tennis Forest Park. The diminutive world No. 48 Cibulkova overpowered her more ...

Pliskova eliminates Nara in second round

Sep 24, 2015

Pliskova eliminates Nara in second round

Kurumi Nara exited the Pan Pacific Open in a straight-sets second-round defeat to fourth seed Karolina Pliskova on Thursday. Nara, ranked 80th in the world, lost 6-2, 6-4 to the 11th-ranked Czech in 1 hour, 21 minutes at Tokyo’s Ariake Tennis Forest Park. Nara ...

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 ...

Radwanska advances, Osaka ousted at Pan Pacific Open

Sep 21, 2015

Radwanska advances, Osaka ousted at Pan Pacific Open

Seventh seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland beat American Coco Vandeweghe to advance to the second round of the Pan Pacific Open on Monday, but there was an early exit for Japanese wild card Naomi Osaka. Radwanska showed the kind of form that helped her ...

Ivanovic, Wozniacki advance to final

Sep 20, 2014

Ivanovic, Wozniacki advance to final

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia ousted top seed Angelique Kerber in straight sets Saturday to reach the final of the Toray Pan Pacific Open against U.S. Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki. The third seed charged back from 3-5 down in the first set to beat the ...

Nara, Date-Krumm eliminated in first round at Pan Pacific Open

Sep 16, 2014

Nara, Date-Krumm eliminated in first round at Pan Pacific Open

Kurumi Nara crashed out in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open on Tuesday in a grueling three-set match against eighth-seeded Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro. It was a bad day all round for the host nation as 43-year-old veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm also made ...

Safarova advances at Pan Pacific Open

Sep 15, 2014

Safarova advances at Pan Pacific Open

Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic rallied from a set down to beat U.S. teenager Madison Keys 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open on Monday. The seventh-seeded Safarova saved eight of 10 break points to oust the ...

Kvitova bests Kerber in three sets to win Pan Pacific title

Sep 28, 2013

Kvitova bests Kerber in three sets to win Pan Pacific title

Seventh seed Petra Kvitova defeated Angelique Kerber in three sets to win the Pan Pacific Open on Saturday at Ariake Colosseum. Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, won 6-2, 0-6, 6-3 over fifth-seeded Kerber in 1 hour, 39 minutes to claim the tournament title for ...

Sep 12, 2013

Sharapova withdraws from Pan Pacific Open

Russian world No. 3 Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the upcoming Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, organizers said Thursday. The 26-year-old Sharapova, the winner in 2005, has withdrawn from the Sept. 22-28 tournament, to continue her recovery from a right shoulder injury that ...