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Winless Pegula tries to see bright side of WTA Finals debut

Nov. 04, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jessica Pegula dropped her head to the table in front of the microphone, smiling while hoping there might be just one victory awaiting the American in her WTA Finals debut. She couldn't even get a consolation prize. The Buffalo native was New...

Jabeur rallies past Pegula, Sakkari wins again at WTA Finals

Nov. 03, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Ons Jabeur wasn't used to the idea of playing so soon after a loss in her WTA Finals debut. Took her a bit to adjust as well. The Tunisian rallied for a three-set victory over Jessica Pegula on Wednesday night, keeping alive the U.S. Open...

Sakkari edges Pegula, Sabalenka beats Jabeur at WTA Finals

Nov. 01, 2022 01:11 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Maria Sakkari couldn't help but smile a wide smile after taking a pair of tiebreakers to edge Jessica Pegula across more than two hours of big-hitting baseline action in front of a sparse crowd Monday as round-robin singles play began at the WTA Finals. ...

Iga Swiatek is elite of elite at season-ending WTA Finals

Oct. 30, 2022 14:10 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Iga Swiatek’s body of work in 2022 speaks for itself. She’s been No. 1 in the rankings since April. She owns a tour-leading eight titles, including two at Grand Slam tournaments. She’s collected a year’s-best 64 victories heading into the WTA...

Coco Gauff is 1 of 4 first-timers at WTA Finals; Pegula, too

Oct. 29, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Coco Gauff is hardly an unknown quantity at this point, even though she is still just 18. The Floridian has proven herself by rising steadily through the rankings, up to a career-best No. 4 currently, and progressing steadily through Grand Slam brackets,...

Iga Swiatek, Coco Gauff drawn into same group at WTA Finals

Oct. 28, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A season ago, Iga Swiatek only qualified for the WTA Finals with a couple of weeks to spare. She was the fifth of eight players to get into the season-ending event for women’s tennis, a situation she found stressful. What about in 2022? Swiatek was so...

Swiatek, Jabeur, Pegula, Gauff headline WTA Finals field

Oct. 28, 2022 10:32 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A look at the eight women who are in the singles field for the season-ending WTA Finals, which begin Monday: ___ IGA SWIATEK Ranked: 1 Country: Poland Age: 21 ...

Pegula, Gauff 1st 2 US women in Top 4 since Serena, Venus

Oct. 24, 2022 15:44 PM EDT

Jessica Pegula and Coco Gauff are the first pair of U.S. women both in the top four spots of the WTA rankings since sisters Serena and Venus Williams were up there a dozen years ago. Pegula rose two places to a career-best No. 3 on Monday, a day after winning the biggest title of her...

Federer, Serena retire; tennis moves on to Alcaraz, Swiatek

Sep. 16, 2022 07:34 AM EDT

The timing of it all hardly could be more symbolic: Within a span of two weeks, Serena Williams plays what is believed to be her last match at age 40, Roger Federer announces he’ll be retiring at 41, Iga Swiatek wins her third Grand Slam title at 21, and Carlos Alcaraz gets his first at 19. ...

Alcaraz, Ruud at 1-2 in ATP rankings; Swiatek, Jabeur in WTA

Sep. 12, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Alcaraz's U.S. Open championship moved him to No. 1 on Monday at age 19, making him the youngest man to lead the ATP computerized rankings since they began in 1973. “It’s a dream. At the moment, I can't believe I reached No. 1. It’s going to take time...