Wuhan Open 2019: Caroline Wozniacki, Angelique Kerber suffer first-round exits following losses to unseeded opponents
The 13th-seeded Wozniacki lost to Su-Wei Hsieh of Taiwan 7-6 (2), 6-1, 6-2. Hsieh lost the first-set tiebreaker but hit her stride in the second and third sets, cruising to a comfortable win over the former world No. 1.
While Hsieh deserves every plaudit coming her way for her wickedly masterful performance, it’s hard not to feel worried about Osaka's growing uneasiness with her newfound fame and expectations.
Australian Open 2019: Young and hungry Naomi Osaka up against hard-hitting veteran Petra Kvitova in final
Young and hungry, Osaka comes up against a veteran of the game, a two-time Wimbledon champion whose career had been abruptly halted by a knife-attack at her home in the Czech Republic, which left her severely wounded on her playing arm.
Wimbledon 2018: Simona Halep's defeat caps week of upsets; wide open draw a great opportunity for Serena Williams
Simona Halep's defeat means that only one (Karolina Pliskova at No 7) of the top-10 seeds is still in the competition at Wimbledon at the end of three rounds.
Australian Open 2018: Angelique Kerber back in title reckoning with dominant win over Maria Sharapova
The victory over Maria Sharapova was the best statement of intent Angelique Kerber could make. 2017 now behind her, she is back in title reckoning.
Indian ace Sania Mirza and her Cheinese Taipei partner Su-Wei Hsieh were served out early in the women's doubles encounter after the second-seeded duo was stunned by Gabriela Dabrowski and Alicja Rosolska in Round 2 of the Australian Open.
India enjoyed an all-win day at the Australian Open tennis Grand Slam after Leander Paes and Sania Mirza sailed into the second round of their respective men’s and women’s doubles events in Melbourne on Wednesday.
Sania said she is excited to partner Chinese Taipei's Su-Wei Hsieh in women's doubles next year after ending her successful partnership with Black.
Indian tennis player Sania Mirza along with partner Cara Black bowed out of the French Open after losing their women's doubles quarter-final.