Associated Press

Venus Williams returns to WTA Finals for 1st time since 2009
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Venus Williams returns to the year-end WTA Finals for the first time since 2009 and will face Karolina Pliskova on Sunday....

Goerges ends 6-year title wait with victory at Kremlin Cup
MOSCOW (AP) -- Julia Goerges ended her six-year wait for another WTA singles title by defeating Daria Kasatkina 6-1, 6-2 in the Kremlin Cup final on Saturday....

Wimbledon champ Muguruza earns WTA Player of the Year honors
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza is the WTA Player of the Year, and U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens is the Comeback Player of the Year....

Sharapova, Puig heading to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Maria Sharapova and Monica Puig will head to Puerto Rico next week to help with recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria....

Johanna Konta splits from coach, cuts short 2017 season
LONDON (AP) -- Johanna Konta has split from her coach and says she will not play in the remaining tennis tournaments this season while she recovers from a foot injury....

Marino returns, 4 years after retiring because of depression
MONTREAL (AP) -- Former top-50 tennis player Rebecca Marino will come out of retirement after more than 4 years and enter a pair of tournaments....

Nadal cites knee injury to miss Federer's hometown event
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) -- Top-ranked Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Swiss Indoors next week, denying fans a possible final against Roger Federer....

Sharapova wins her 1st title since doping ban
TIANJIN, China (AP) -- Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title since returning from a doping ban after defeating Aryna Sabalenka to win the Tianjin Open on Sunday....