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Women's Tennis Association

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  • Embarrassed Williams suffers humbling defeat

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ecstasy and euphoria are the usual emotions world number one Serena Williams experiences on a tennis court. On Wednesday, she encountered a different one - embarrassment. One of the game's all-time greats, a winner of 18-grand...
  • Halep conjures up match of her life to beat Serena

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - French Open finalist Simona Halep produced her best ever tennis to stun Serena Williams 6-0 6-2 at the WTA Finals on Wednesday but the Romanian is keeping her feet firmly on the ground. She had suffered bitter defeats in her three...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 10/20 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    7:30 a.m.    Tennis: WTA Championships early rounds: Maria Sharapova vs. Caroline Wozniacki, then Petra Kvitova vs. Agnieszka Radwanska.--Tennis Ch. 9:30 a.m.    Basketball: Jan. 2011: Bethel vs. Hampton (girls, then boys at 11).--LSC 48 12:30 p.m.   ...
  • Puig wins WTA's Rising Stars tournament

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Monica Puig did not come close to qualifying for the WTA Finals in Singapore but she still came away as one of the big winners at the season-ending event. Ranked 61st in the world, the 21-year-old Puig was never a contender to...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 10/20 log (updated Monday AM)

    7:30 a.m.    Tennis: WTA Championships’ early rounds: Serena Williams vs. Ana Ivanovic, then Genie Bouchard vs. Simona Halep.--Tennis Ch. 10 a.m.    Football: Sept. 2014: Kecoughtan vs. Hampton.--LSC 48 12:30 p.m.    Tennis: Men’s Swiss Indoor...
  • Navratilova unhappy with ITF silence on Williams slur

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Multiple grand slam winner Martina Navratilova has questioned the "silence" of the International Tennis Federation after one of its members described world number one Serena Williams and older sister Venus as "brothers". Russian...
  • Russian tennis official takes more heat for 'Williams brothers' remark

    A top Russian tennis official who mocked Serena and Venus Williams by referring to them as the "Williams brothers" now faces potential sanctions from the International Olympic Committee. While appearing on a television talk show in his country, Shamil...
  • Serena slams Russian chief for 'sexist' slur

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams slammed Shamil Tarpishchev for using "extremely sexist, racist and bullying" comments after the Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) president described her and sister Venus as the "Williams brothers"....
  • Cilic and Pavlyuchenkova claim Kremlin Cup titles

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Croatian second seed Marin Cilic overcame Roberto Batusta Agut 6-4 6-4 to claim the Kremlin Cup crown on Sunday, while Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova lifted the women's title. World No. 8 Cilic, who already had a place at the ATP...
  • On The Fly: NBA Preseason Even Has An Owner Cranky

    On The Fly: NBA Preseason Even Has An Owner Cranky
    Suns owner Robert Sarver was so upset that the Spurs were missing marquee players (injured or resting after a European trip) and even Gregg Popovich (who appointed assistant Ettore Messina to coach) that he addressed the crowd in Phoenix during Thursday's...
  • WTA bans Russia tennis chief for 'Williams brothers' jibe

    (Reuters) - The president of the Russian Tennis Federation Shamil Tarpischev has been fined $25,000 (15,540 pounds) and banned from the women's tour for a year after referring to Serena and Venus Williams as "the Williams brothers" on a television chat...