Angelique Kerber set to compete in Toray Pan Pacific Open

More Sports / Tennis Aug 17, 2018

Angelique Kerber set to compete in Toray Pan Pacific Open

Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber of Germany will play in September's Toray Pan Pacific Open, organizers announced Friday. Kerber, currently ranked fourth in the world, will be joined by two other former world No. 1 players, Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic and Spain's Garbine Muguruza. ...

Wozniacki storms into final

More Sports / Tennis Sep 23, 2017

Wozniacki storms into final

by Andrew McKirdy

Caroline Wozniacki ended Garbine Muguruza's honeymoon as world No. 1 in clinical fashion with a 6-2, 6-0 win on Saturday to book her place in the Toray Pan Pacific Open final against unseeded Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Wimbledon champion Muguruza went into this week's tournament in ...

Osaka bests Sasnovich, advances to semifinals

More Sports / Tennis Sep 23, 2016

Osaka bests Sasnovich, advances to semifinals

by Andrew McKirdy

Rising teenage star Naomi Osaka reached her first-ever semifinal on the WTA Tour after conquering her demons in a 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) win over Belarusian qualifier Aliaksandra Sasnovich at the Pan Pacific Open on Friday. Eighteen-year-old Osaka, who toppled world No. 12 Dominika Cibulkova in ...

Muguruza, Radwanska reach last four at WTA Finals

More Sports / Tennis Oct 30, 2015

Muguruza, Radwanska reach last four at WTA Finals

Garbine Muguruza continued her dream debut at the WTA Finals by completing round- robin play with a perfect 3-0 record to advance to the semifinals after a hard-fought 6-4. 4-6 ,7-5 victory over Petra Kvitova on Friday. By topping the White Group, the Spaniard set ...

More Sports / Tennis Oct 27, 2015

Kerber, Muguruza win WTA Finals openers

Heavy-hitting base liners Garbine Muguruza and Angelique Kerber brushed aside Czech challengers to make a winning start to their WTA Finals campaign on Monday. Spaniard Muguruza dispatched Lucie Safarova 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) before Germany's Kerber overcame an error-strewn and unwell Petra Kvitova 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) ...