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Opelka doubles up, tops Nishioka to win Delray Beach Open

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Given a few hours to get ready, Reilly Opelka put this win on ice. The fourth-seeded Opelka worked overtime and won two matches on Sunday, topping Yoshihito...

Barty beats Svitolina to win maiden WTA Finals title

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Ashleigh Barty added to her already stunning year by winning her first WTA Finals title in her maiden appearance at the season-ending event with a 6-4, 6-3 win over defending ch...

Svitolina beats injured Bencic at WTA Finals

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Belinda Bencic retired in the third set as defending champion Elina Svitolina outlasted the injured Swiss to win 5-7, 6-3, 4-1 and reach her second straight final at the WTA Fin...

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TOP STORIES: RGU--RWC FINAL TOKYO — After six weeks, 47 games and one deadly typhoon that briefly wreaked havoc with the first Rugby World Cup staged in Asia, the w...

Elina Svitolina wins again at WTA Finals

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Defending champion Elina Svitolina made it through the group stage at the WTA Finals without dropping a set, beating replacement Sofia Kenin 7-5, 7-6 (10) on Friday to take her ...

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TOP STORIES: SOC--FIFA DATABASE GENEVA — FIFA will open its legal work to scrutiny by publishing detailed verdicts in most ethics and disciplinary cases. Evidence a...

Top-ranked Barty advances to semifinals at WTA Finals

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Top-ranked Ash Barty reached the semifinals in her debut appearance at the WTA Finals, beating Petra Kvitova 6-4, 6-2 Thursday to finish with a 2-1 record in the Red Group. ...

Elina Svitolina qualifies for semifinals at WTA Finals

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Defending champion Elina Svitolina qualified for the semifinals of the season-ending WTA Finals by beating Simona Halep 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday. Svitolina, the o...

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TOP STORIES: TEN--WTA FINALS SHENZHEN, China — World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty is upset by late substitute Kiki Bertens 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the WTA Finals. Also coming: Pet...

Barty upset by alternate Bertens at WTA Finals

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty was upset by late substitute Kiki Bertens 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the WTA Finals on Tuesday. Bertens arrived at the elite tournament as an ...

Defending champion Svitolina wins against at WTA Finals

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Defending champion Elina Svitolina stretched her unbeaten run at the WTA Finals into a new year, beating Karolina Pliskova 7-6 (12), 6-4 in her opening match Monday at the seaso...

No American players at WTA Finals for 1st time in 49 years

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — For the first time in the 49-year history of the WTA Finals no American player has qualified in either singles or doubles for the year-end tournament. Although...

Osaka opens WTA Finals campaign with win over Kvitova

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Naomi Osaka extended her winning-streak to 11 matches after defeating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4 in the first of three round-robin matches at this yea...

Ashleigh Barty set for first WTA Finals appearance

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty of Australia is ready to cap off the most successful season of her career with a first appearance in the year-end WTA Finals. Barty a...

Medvedev wins Shanghai Masters for fourth title of the year

SHANGHAI (AP) — Daniil Medvedev extended the form that made him the hottest player in men's tennis when he captured the Shanghai Masters title with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Alexander Zverev on Sunday. ...