U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu was named the 2021 WTA Newcomer of the Year.
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The WTA announces its 2021 WTA Player Awards on Tuesday. The awards, which are broken down into five categories, are voted on by members of the international media. Click Here to read more. From the WTA website : WTA Player of the Year: Ashleigh Barty (AUS) WTA World No.1 Ashleigh Barty wins the...Read more
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The Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) won its first Davis Cup title in 15 years after Andrey Rublev and Daniil Medvedev delivered clutch victories against Croatia in Madrid, Spain on Sunday. The Russian players competed under the RTF label due to the nation’s continued suspension from international...Read more
Peng Shuai hits a backhand during the 2019 U.S. Open.
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On Wednesday, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced that it is suspending all tournaments in China, including Hong Kong, as it remains unconvinced about the well-being of tennis star Peng Shuai. In early November, Shuai accused former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault in a post on...Read more
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For the second time in his career, Germany’s Alexander Zverev has won the Nitto ATP Finals as he defeated Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-4 in the championship match on Sunday in Turin, Italy. “It was great,” said Zverev. “I won the [Nitto ATP] Finals, in the final against someone I had lost five...Read more
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Novak Djokovic became the second player to secure a place in the Nitto ATP Finals in Turin, Italy as he defeated Andrey Rublev 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday to officially win the event’s Green Group. Djokovic joins Russia’s Daniil Medvedev, who won the Red Group via two victories in his first two round-...Read more
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Garbine Muguruza captured her third and biggest title of the year as she won the end-of-the-year WTA Finals with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit in Guadalajara, Mexico on Wednesday night. In doing so, Muguruza becomes the first Spanish woman to ever win the event. “Right now I feel...Read more
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The championship match of the WTA Finals in Guadalajara, Mexico is set after the semifinal action on Tuesday, and it will see Spain’s Garbine Muguruza face off against Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit for the title on Wednesday. Muguruza defeated her countrywoman Paula Badosa 6-3, 6-3 in the first...Read more
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Matteo Berrettini is out of the ATP Finals in Turin, Italy after the Italian suffered an oblique injury during his opening round-robin match against Alexander Zverev on Monday. “My finals end here, I am destroyed, I never thought I would have to give up the most important tennis event ever held in...Read more
Spain's Garbine Muguruza won on Sunday to secure her spot in the semifinals of the WTA Finals.
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Spain’s Garbine Muguruza secured her spot in the semifinals at the WTA Finals in Guadalajara, Mexico on Sunday as she defeated Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-4, 6-4. Kontaveit had won her previous 12 matches heading into her final round-robin match against Muguruza, and she had already booked her...Read more
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Russia’s Daniil Medvedev kicked off his ATP Finals title defense with a victory in his opening round-robin match on Sunday in Turin, Italy. Medvedev fought back from a set down to defeat Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-4. “I had zero break points to save, so in a way I was never under...Read more