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No Chinese tournaments listed yet on WTA’s 2023 schedule

Nov. 15, 2022 17:13 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The WTA Tour released its schedule for 2023 through the U.S. Open in September, with no tournaments slated for China yet. The women’s tennis tour’s announcement of its provisional event dates, released Tuesday, said: “Details of the remaining...

Cowboy Up: Garcia wins WTA Finals over Sabalenka in Texas

Nov. 08, 2022 00:57 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Caroline Garcia plopped on a cowboy hat to go with the trophy she was holding after telling fans she had enjoyed her first trip to Texas. There was plenty for the Frenchwoman to like in Cowtown. Garcia took a tight first set and went on to a...

Canines, anyone? Westminster dog show heads to tennis center

Nov. 03, 2022 13:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Game, set ... best in show? The Westminster Kennel Club dog show is moving next year to a new venue: the home of the U.S. Open tennis tournament. The kennel club announced Thursday that canine champs will take over the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on...

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...

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...

Simona Halep, 2-time major champ, gets provisional drug ban

Oct. 21, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep was provisionally suspended by the International Tennis Integrity Agency after failing a drug test during the U.S. Open in August. The ITIA announced the punishment Friday for Halep, a former No. 1 player who is currently No. 9 in the WTA...

Top-ranked Iga Swiatek beats Vekic to win San Diego title

Oct. 17, 2022 09:16 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Top-ranked Iga Swiatek overcame a challenge from qualifier Donna Vekic on Sunday to win the San Diego Open title 6-3, 3-6, 6-0. Swiatek earned her tour-leading 64th victory of the season heading into the WTA Finals that begin Friday in Fort Worth, Texas. The event...

Stephens, Pliskova win opening matches at San Diego Open

Oct. 11, 2022 23:12 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens and Karolina Pliskova, a one-time U.S. Open runner-up, won their opening matches at the San Diego Open WTA 500 on Tuesday. Stephens, a wild-card entrant from the United States who won the 2017 U.S. Open, got her second win...

Tennis star Kyrgios to fight charge on mental health grounds

Oct. 03, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Wimbledon runner-up Nick Kyrgios will apply to have an assault charge dismissed on mental health grounds, his lawyer told an Australian court on Tuesday. Lawyer Michael Kukulies-Smith appeared on behalf of Kyrgios in a court in the tennis star's hometown...