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Qatar Open: Sania Mirza returns to WTA circuit with win, reaches doubles quarter-finals with Slovenian partner Andreja Klepac
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Qatar Open: Sania Mirza returns to WTA circuit with win, reaches doubles quarter-finals with Slovenian partner Andreja Klepac

The Indo-Slovenian pair won 6-4 6-7(5) 10-5 against Nadiia Kichenok and Lyudmyla Kichenok of Ukraine in the opening round of the WTA 500 tournament.

Qatar Open to go ahead as scheduled despite rising COVID-19 cases, high-profile withdrawals
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Qatar Open to go ahead as scheduled despite rising COVID-19 cases, high-profile withdrawals

Qatar has pressed ahead with events despite seeing an uptick in virus cases, staging the FIFA Club World Cup earlier this month with stadiums at 30 percent capacity.

Ankita Raina assured of entry in top 100 after maiden WTA doubles title at Phillip Island Trophy
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Ankita Raina assured of entry in top 100 after maiden WTA doubles title at Phillip Island Trophy

Ankita will become only the second player to crack the doubles top-100 since Sania Mirza, who is a six-time Grand Slam champion.

Daria Kasatkina battles past Marie Bouzkova to win WTA Phillip Island Trophy
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Daria Kasatkina battles past Marie Bouzkova to win WTA Phillip Island Trophy

The 23-year-old rallied from a set down to win 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 in an event held at Melbourne Park for early losers at the Australian Open.

Phillip Island Trophy: Ankita Raina records first victory in main draw of singles WTA Tour event
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Phillip Island Trophy: Ankita Raina records first victory in main draw of singles WTA Tour event

Ankita came from behind to beat the Italian 5-7, 6-1, 6-2 in the opening round of the USD 235,238 hardcourt tournament.

Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka says she’s ‘not really chasing’ number one spot, eyes consistency
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Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka says she’s ‘not really chasing’ number one spot, eyes consistency

Despite her heady rise, Osaka said becoming world number one felt slightly underwhelming, and brought extra pressure.

Garbine Muguruza sets up Yarra Valley Classic final with Ashleigh Barty; Grampians Trophy to end after semis
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Garbine Muguruza sets up Yarra Valley Classic final with Ashleigh Barty; Grampians Trophy to end after semis

Muguruza has shown the form that put her top of the rankings in 2017, dropping just 10 games in four matches so far

WTA Charleston set to be played without fans due to COVID-19 safety considerations
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WTA Charleston set to be played without fans due to COVID-19 safety considerations

Bob Moran, tournament director for the WTA Volvo Car Open, said hopes for allowing a limited number of fans were scuttled by the ongoing pandemic.

Australian Open 2021: Grand Slam matches to have daily crowd capacity of up to 30,000
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Australian Open 2021: Grand Slam matches to have daily crowd capacity of up to 30,000

Victoria state's Sports Minister Martin Pakula said it equated to some 390,000 spectators across the two-week spectacle – around half the attendance of last year.

Australian Open 2021: Organisers release revised schedule for warmup events ahead of Grand Slam
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Australian Open 2021: Organisers release revised schedule for warmup events ahead of Grand Slam

Tennis Australia said in a statement the tournament build-up had been revamped after "extensive consultation" to help give the 72 affected players "the best possible preparation and training opportunities".

Abu Dhabi Open: Sofia Kenin fights back to beat Yulia Putintseva; Maria Sakkari, Elina Svitolina through to quarters
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Abu Dhabi Open: Sofia Kenin fights back to beat Yulia Putintseva; Maria Sakkari, Elina Svitolina through to quarters

Kenin posted 57 unforced errors to Putintseva's 43 but still prevailed 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 over the 13th-seeded Putintseva.

Tennis player Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine provisionally suspended after failing doping test
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Tennis player Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine provisionally suspended after failing doping test

A punishment would not be decided until after a full hearing. The ITF said Yastremska has a right to appeal, but has not yet done so.

WTA releases provisional tennis schedule through end of Wimbledon in July
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WTA releases provisional tennis schedule through end of Wimbledon in July

The biggest event missing from the schedule is the joint WTA-ATP hard-court tournament in Indian Wells, California.

WTA season to commence on 5 January, calendar to provide two-week COVID-19 quarantine period ahead of Australian Open
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WTA season to commence on 5 January, calendar to provide two-week COVID-19 quarantine period ahead of Australian Open

The season will kick off with the Abu Dhabi WTA Women’s Tennis Open, a WTA 500 level event on 5-13 January, while qualifying for the Australian Open will take place in Dubai on 10-13 January.

Australian Open 2021 participants required to quarantine in Melbourne for two weeks
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Australian Open 2021 participants required to quarantine in Melbourne for two weeks

Players are expected to arrive in Melbourne from mid-January, undertaking a mandatory two-week quarantine period that permits them to train for a maximum of five hours per day at Melbourne Park

WTA to change classification of tournaments to 'create consistency' across professional tennis
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WTA to change classification of tournaments to 'create consistency' across professional tennis

The tour's highest Premier Mandatory and Premier 5 tournament categories will from 2021 be renamed WTA 1000, mirroring the ATP 1000 tournaments which are one step down from the Grand Slams.

Aryna Sabalenka wins Linz Open to replace Serena Williams in WTA top-10 rankings
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Aryna Sabalenka wins Linz Open to replace Serena Williams in WTA top-10 rankings

The 22-year-old Sabalenka finished the season in style with a straight-sets victory over her doubles partner Elise Mertens in Sunday's final in Austria.

Tennis star Sabine Lisicki faces 'long road back' after undergoing surgery on knee
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Tennis star Sabine Lisicki faces 'long road back' after undergoing surgery on knee

Having been ranked a career-high 12th in 2012, successive ankle and shoulder injuries have set Sabine Lisicki back. She is currently 690th in the world.

WTA tournament in Limoges called off due to strict COVID-19 measures put in place for Australian Open
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WTA tournament in Limoges called off due to strict COVID-19 measures put in place for Australian Open

The tournament, which was scheduled to take place between 14-20 December, has been "directly affected" by the mandatory two-week coronavirus quarantine players have to respect before being allowed into Australia.

French Open 2020: Serena Williams admits she’s not a ‘100 percent physically’ in build-up to event
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French Open 2020: Serena Williams admits she’s not a ‘100 percent physically’ in build-up to event

She has yet to play on clay this season and withdrew from the Italian Open in Rome last week due to a left Achilles tendon injury sustained in New York.