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Women's Tennis Association

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  • 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...
  • THURSDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS

    THURSDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || MLB || NLCS, Gm. 5: St. Louis@San Fran. || FS18 || || NBA pre. || Milwaukee@Cleveland (T) || NBANoon || || Cleveland vs. Indiana (T) || NBA2 || || Boston@Philadelphia || NBA7 || || Lakers vs....
  • Sports on TV

    TUESDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || F1 || Russian Grand Prix (T) || TCN7 || || MLB || NLCS, Gm. 3: St. Louis@San Fran. || FS14 || || ALCS, Gm. 3: Orioles@K.C. || TBS8 || || NBA pre. || Phoenix@Houston (T) || NBANoon || || Cleveland...
  • Singapore wants to host British Lions, tests and sevens

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore is in discussions on staging a British and Irish Lions tour match, international tests and a leg of the rugby sevens series at its new $1 billion (620.04 million pounds) Sports Hub as part of efforts to become a 'home...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: No. 4 U.Va., No. 9 Virginia Tech women earn ACC soccer victories

    COLLEGES: Women's soccer: **Fourth-ranked Virginia extended its home win streak to 27 matches with a 6-3 victory over Boston College Thursday night in front of 1,745 fans at Klöckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (12-1, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference)...
  • Nadal, Serena advance to China Open quarters, Halep withdraws

    Nadal, Serena advance to China Open quarters, Halep withdraws
    BEIJING -- World No. 2 Rafa Nadal sailed into the quarterfinals of the China Open, his first tournament in 13 weeks, on Thursday but conceded his quest to regain his lost rhythm continues. The Spaniard, returning from a wrist injury, beat qualifier Peter...
  • Sharapova confirma participación en Abierto de México

    MEXICO DF (Reuters) - La rusa María Sharapova, número 4 del mundo y campeona de Roland Garros, estará presente en el Abierto Mexicano de Tenis que se disputará el próximo año, confirmó el jueves Raúl Zurutuza, director del certamen que se juega en canchas...
  • Li named ambassador for WTA Finals in Singapore

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Recently retired Chinese tennis trailblazer Li Na, Asia's only grand slam singles winner, has been appointed as an ambassador for next month's season ending WTA Tour Finals in Singapore. The 32-year-old was in position to qualify...
  • Serena and Cilic advance in China, Nadal loses on return

    BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Open champions Marin Cilic and Serena Williams kicked off their China Open campaigns with straight sets victories against battling underdogs on Monday, but Rafa Nadal suffered defeat in a rare doubles outing on his return from...
  • Seeds tumble at Wuhan Open but Sharapova survives

    (Reuters) - Organisers of the WTA's inaugural Wuhan Open, still reeling from last week's retirement of the city's tennis trailblazer Li Na, suffered the loss of further headline acts on Monday with the early exit of seeded players. Fifth seed Agnieszka...
  • China's Li Na announces her retirement from tennis

    China's Li Na announces her retirement from tennis
    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Li Na, Asia's only grand slam singles champion, announced her retirement from tennis on Friday, succumbing to the effect of long-term knee injuries. A former French Open winner and the reigning Australian Open champion, Li...