Elina Svitolina News
Elina Svitolina's parents and brother managed to leave but aside from her grandmother Tamara, her uncle and his family remain in Odessa.
The Russian invasion has been 'draining' for the former World No. 3 as some of Svitolina's family members remain in Ukraine and 'are all hiding in the basement'.
Ukraine's Elina Svitolina refuses to play against Russian, Belarusian players, slams tennis bodies for not doing more
Svitolina, ranked 15th in the world, is the top seed in the WTA tournament in Monterrey where she is drawn to play Russian Anastasia Potapova in her first match.
Aryna Sabalenka, Barbora Krejcikova, Garbine Muguruza, Iga Swiatek, Elina Svitolina all were bundled out of the WTA tournament in Dubai.
Anisimova saved two match points in the third set at Margaret Court Arena ahead of the tiebreaker and ended the match with an ace.
Between 2009 and 2016, Azarenka reached at least the fourth round in Melbourne for eight consecutive years, peaking with her two titles in 2012 and 2013.
The tennis "power couple" tied the knot in Geneva in July just before the Tokyo Olympics
The top-ranked Barty has Indigenous heritage and her second-round match at Melbourne Park's main stadium was among the features of a program dedicated to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia.
Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Belinda Bencic beat Kristina Mladenovic 6-4, 6-3.
Zverev advanced to the fourth round, coming from behind in both sets to beat two time Olympic gold medal winner Murray 6-4, 7-6 (7/4)
The Tunisian won her 43rd match of the year, tying her with second-ranked Aryna Sabalenka for the most on the WTA Tour.
The 29-year-old Czech player was set to be the top seed at the WTA tournament played in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava on 20-26 September.
The 19-year-old Canadian's dream run into her first Grand Slam final ended in defeat Saturday as she fell to British 18-year-old qualifier Emma Raducanu 6-4, 6-3 at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
After crucial points, Leylah Fernandez would raise her right fist or windmill her arms, firing herself and crowds inside packed stadiums. And she's won many critical points at US Open.
Fernandez, who had already ousted defending champion Naomi Osaka and three-time Slam winner Angelique Kerber, defeated Ukraine's fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/5).
US Open 2021 women's singles preview: Ash Barty looking to cap off excellent season, Naomi Osaka to make winning return?
Ahead of the US Open, Firstpost.com takes a look at the women's singles draw and, with equal parts of bravery and naivete, attempts to determine the potential outcome of all four quarters.
In Chicago, Svitolina captured the 16th WTA title of her career and her first since the claycourt tournament in Strasbourg almost a year ago.
Svitolina fired 29 winners, including seven aces, on the way to a much needed victory.
US Open 2021: Novak Djokovic faces potential Wimbledon final rematch against Matteo Berrettini in quarter-finals
Under a men's singles draw released Thursday by the US Tennis Association, the 34-year-old Serbian top seed was placed in a draw quarter that could see him meet Australian fourth seed Alex de Minaur in the fourth round.
Cincinnati Masters: Naomi Osaka rallies to beat Coco Gauff in second round; Ashleigh Barty also advances
Angelique Kerber defeated Elina Svitolina 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 while former US Open winner Bianca Andreescu of Canada lost to Karolina Muchova 6-4, 6-2 in the second round.