Peterson, a Swedish qualifier, came into Wuhan in the midst of a breakthrough season, more than halving her ranking after starting the season at World No.149. But despite putting up a tough fight, she didn’t have enough in the tank against the No.2 seed as Wozniacki powered to a 6-4, 6-1 win in an hour and 28 minutes.
martes, 25 de septiembre de 2018
lunes, 24 de septiembre de 2018
Daria Gavrilova of Australia notched an upset in the opening round of the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open on Monday, eliminating 2017 Roland Garros champion and No.10 seed Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, 6-2, 6-4.
domingo, 23 de septiembre de 2018
Anett Kontaveit of Estonia engineered a remarkable comeback in a lengthy first-round match at the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open on Sunday night, coming back from a set and a break down to upset No.9 seed Sloane Stephens of the United States, 4-6, 7-5, 6-4.
Karolina Pliskova ended US Open champion Naomi Osaka's excellent adventure at the Toray Pan Pacific Open, snapping the 20-year-old's 10-match winning streak to triumph, 6-4, 6-4 and win her 11th career title.
sábado, 22 de septiembre de 2018
LEVEL: Premier 5
COUNTRY: CHINATOTAL FINANCIAL COMMITMENT: $2,746,000
DATE: Sep 23 Sep 29, 2018
SINGLES DRAW SIZE: 64
DOUBLES DRAW SIZE: 32
For the second straight year, the Gunagzhou International Women's Open has a Chinese champion.
No.3 seed Wang Qiang won her second career WTA title at the International-level event on Saturday, defeating No.5 seed Yulia Putintseva, 6-1, 6-2.
Karolina Pliskova had to dig deep once again at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, this time needing three sets to see off Donna Vekic and reach the final.
After saving two match points against American qualifier Alison Riske in the last round, and coming back from a set down against Daria Gavrilova earlier in the tournament, Pliskova had to go the distance once again, needing 2 hours and five minutes to defeat Vekic 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.
viernes, 21 de septiembre de 2018
Unseeded Donna Vekic continued her march through the draw at the Toray Pan Pacific Open on Friday, defeating WTA World No.4 and No.2 seed Caroline Garcia, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semifinals.
Camila Giorgi of Italy completed the Toray Pan Pacific Open semifinal lineup on Friday, after former World No.1 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus retired from their match due to a GI illness while trailing 5-3 in the opening set.
"I was focused today, I concentrated on my game and I always play to win," Giorgi told the media, after the match. "I’m playing good and just want to keep this momentum going."
miércoles, 19 de septiembre de 2018
TOKYO, Japan - No.2 seed Caroline Garcia kicked off her Asian Swing with a hard-fought win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, needing three sets to move into the second round at the Toray Pan Pacific Open
The Frenchwoman came into the match-up trailing Pavlyuchenkova 0 3 in the pair’s head-to-head record, but Garcia finally scored her first victory, saving match points to score a 6-4, 2-6, 7-5 win.
martes, 18 de septiembre de 2018
Maria Sharapova announced that she is putting an end to her 2018 WTA season, withdrawing from Beijing, Tianjin and Moscow due to injury.
Maria Sharapova announced on Monday that she is putting an end to her 2018 WTA season, withdrawing from the China Open in Beijing, the Tianjin Open, and the Kremlin Cup in Moscow due to injury.
Sharapova, ranked World No.24, was the defending champion at Tianjin.
“I was looking forward to coming back to Tianjin to defend my title but unfortunately I need to give myself time to recover from injury,” Sharapova told Tianjin organizers in a statement. “I am disappointed that I won’t be able to play in front of all of the fans in Tianjin again and I hope to be able to play there in the future.
lunes, 17 de septiembre de 2018
QUEBEC CITY, Canada
Pauline Parmentier’s magical year continued at the Coupe Banque Nationale présentée par IGA on Sunday, as the No.8 seed from France dispatched American qualifier Jessica Pegula, 7-5, 6-2, to win her second title of 2018.