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WTA Tour still hopeful of hosting events in China despite country's restrictions on sporting events
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WTA Tour still hopeful of hosting events in China despite country's restrictions on sporting events

Brenda Perry, the co-director of Wuhan Open, told Reuters that the WTA was in touch with the GAS and the Chinese Tennis Association and it was now a “waiting game”.

Former World No 4 and WTA Finals champion Dominika Cibulkova announces retirement
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Former World No 4 and WTA Finals champion Dominika Cibulkova announces retirement

Cibulkova, who has not played since the French Open, became the first Slovak woman to reach a Grand Slam singles final in 2014 when she lost to China’s Li Na at the Australian Open.

Fed Cup Final 2019: Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic beats France's Pauline Parmentier to force a doubles decider
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Fed Cup Final 2019: Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic beats France's Pauline Parmentier to force a doubles decider

Ajla Tomljanovic hauled Australia back into the Fed Cup final on Sunday, beating France's Pauline Parmentier to send the tie in a deciding doubles clash

Fed Cup Final 2019: Kristina Mladenovic stuns Ashleigh Barty as France close in on first title triumph since 2003
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Fed Cup Final 2019: Kristina Mladenovic stuns Ashleigh Barty as France close in on first title triumph since 2003

Mladenovic held serve to end the Barty run and it became a closer affair before the Australian began forcing errors to break again and take the first set.

Fed Cup Final 2019: World No 1 Ashleigh Barty gunning to help seven-time champions Australia win first title since 1974
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Fed Cup Final 2019: World No 1 Ashleigh Barty gunning to help seven-time champions Australia win first title since 1974

While it is Australia's first final of the Fed Cup since 1993, France made the decider three years ago, losing 3-2 to the Czech Republic

After clinching WTA Finals title, Ashleigh Barty sets sights on Fed Cup triumph with Australia
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After clinching WTA Finals title, Ashleigh Barty sets sights on Fed Cup triumph with Australia

Newly-crowned WTA Finals champion Ashleigh Barty hopes to punctuate her "incredible" season by leading Australia to a drought-breaking Fed Cup triumph over France.

WTA Finals 2019: Australian Ashleigh Barty breaks Elina Svitolina jinx to win singles title; pockets $4.4 million
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WTA Finals 2019: Australian Ashleigh Barty breaks Elina Svitolina jinx to win singles title; pockets $4.4 million

Barty, who had never beaten Svitolina in five previous attempts, won 6-4, 6-3 in one hour and 26 minutes at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Centre.

WTA Finals 2019: Timea Babos, Kristina Mladenovic defend doubles title with straight sets win over Barbora Strycova, Hsieh Su-Wei
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WTA Finals 2019: Timea Babos, Kristina Mladenovic defend doubles title with straight sets win over Barbora Strycova, Hsieh Su-Wei

French Open champions Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic were the first team since 2008 to defend their crown

WTA Finals 2019: Elina Svitolina reaches showpiece as Belinda Bencic retires in the third set
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WTA Finals 2019: Elina Svitolina reaches showpiece as Belinda Bencic retires in the third set

Svitolina will face either Australian top seed Ashleigh Barty or Karolina Pliskova in Sunday’s final, with the pair playing later on Saturday.

WTA Finals 2019: Simona Halep defends coach Darren Cahill after courtside dressing down
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WTA Finals 2019: Simona Halep defends coach Darren Cahill after courtside dressing down

Halep lost a see-saw battle with Pliskova to exit the end-of-season championship after the group phase

WTA Finals 2019: Karolina Pliskova sets up semi-final clash with Ashleigh Barty; Elina Svitolina to meet Belinda Bencic
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WTA Finals 2019: Karolina Pliskova sets up semi-final clash with Ashleigh Barty; Elina Svitolina to meet Belinda Bencic

An aggressive Pliskova started red hot against Halep winning 13 of the first 16 points en route to blitzing through the first set in just 20 minutes.

WTA Finals 2019: Ashleigh Barty storms past Petra Kvitova into semi-finals; Kiki Bertens' injury sees Belinda Bencic go through
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WTA Finals 2019: Ashleigh Barty storms past Petra Kvitova into semi-finals; Kiki Bertens' injury sees Belinda Bencic go through

Barty progressed from the round-robin stage with a crushing 6-4, 6-2 win over Petra Kvitova in one hour and 28 minutes at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Centre

WTA Finals 2019: Elina Svitolina downs Simona Halep in straight sets, through to the semi-finals
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WTA Finals 2019: Elina Svitolina downs Simona Halep in straight sets, through to the semi-finals

Elina Svitolina, the world number eight, took advantage of an error-strewn Halep and prevailed 7-5, 6-3 in one hour and 39 minutes at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Centre.

WTA Finals 2019: Kiki Bertens scripts stunning comeback wins over Ashleigh Barty, Belinda Bencic keeps group alive
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WTA Finals 2019: Kiki Bertens scripts stunning comeback wins over Ashleigh Barty, Belinda Bencic keeps group alive

Bertens was a late replacement for world No.3 Naomi Osaka, who earlier in the day withdrew from the round-robin tournament due to a shoulder injury.

WTA Finals 2019: Naomi Osaka withdraws with shoulder injury; replaced with Kiki Bertens
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WTA Finals 2019: Naomi Osaka withdraws with shoulder injury; replaced with Kiki Bertens

Naomi Osaka ends her season with an unbeaten run of 11 matches with titles in Tokyo and Beijing.

WTA Finals: Simona Halep fights back to beat Bianca Andreescu; defending champion Elina Svitolina continues impressive run
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WTA Finals: Simona Halep fights back to beat Bianca Andreescu; defending champion Elina Svitolina continues impressive run

Halep moved on top of Purple Group alongside defending champion Elina Svitolina who earlier beat No 2 seed Karolina Pliskova 7-6 (14/12), 6-4 in one hour and 53 minutes

WTA Finals: Naomi Osaka feels she’s better equipped to deal with demanding round-robin format
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WTA Finals: Naomi Osaka feels she’s better equipped to deal with demanding round-robin format

In-form world number three Naomi Osaka believes she is better equipped to deal with the WTA Finals' demanding round-robin format, after her maiden appearance at the season-ending showpiece ended in tears.

WTA Finals Preview: Ashleigh Barty leads eight top-ranked players in quest for biggest prize purse in tennis
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WTA Finals Preview: Ashleigh Barty leads eight top-ranked players in quest for biggest prize purse in tennis

WTA Finals in Shenzhen, China will pit the highest ranked eight women players in the world. At stake are plenty of points and a jaw dropping prize purse of $14 million.

WTA Finals 2019: Petra Kvitova's injury-marred season given silver lining with qualification for year-ending tournament
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WTA Finals 2019: Petra Kvitova's injury-marred season given silver lining with qualification for year-ending tournament

Instead of training in the run-up to Shenzhen, Kvitova has spent time with her family to rest both her body and mind

Belinda Bencic books last WTA Finals in Shenzhen slot; to face Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova for the Kremlin Cup title
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Belinda Bencic books last WTA Finals in Shenzhen slot; to face Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova for the Kremlin Cup title

Belinda Bencic needed to reach the final and outperform Kiki Bertens, who lost to Kristina Mladenovic in the quarter-finals, to secure her berth in the singles at Shenzhen.