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No Chinese tournaments listed yet on WTA's 2023 schedule
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No Chinese tournaments listed yet on WTA's 2023 schedule

WTA CEO Steve Simon named two issues for staying out of China: Peng Shuai's situation and lingering COVID-19 restrictions.

WTA Tour CEO Steve Simon still wants transparent inquiry into Peng Shuai's allegations
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WTA Tour CEO Steve Simon still wants transparent inquiry into Peng Shuai's allegations

A year ago, the WTA suspended all tournaments in China because of concerns about the safety of Peng Shuai who accused a former government official of sexual assault.

Billie Jean King gets, disagrees with, Iga Swiatek's choice to skip BJK Cup
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Billie Jean King gets, disagrees with, Iga Swiatek's choice to skip BJK Cup

The other 10 countries in the BJK Cup Finals are Australia, Belgium, Britain, Canada, Czech Republic, Italy, Kazakhstan, Spain, Slovakia and Switzerland.

Iga Swiatek pushed, Coco Gauff beats Bianca Andreescu in San Diego
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Iga Swiatek pushed, Coco Gauff beats Bianca Andreescu in San Diego

Coco Gauff moved into Friday's quarterfinal match against the top-seed Iga Swiatek with a strongly contested win over Bianca Andreescu.

Coco Gauff defeats Robin Montgomery in rain-delayed match at San Diego Open
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Coco Gauff defeats Robin Montgomery in rain-delayed match at San Diego Open

Coco Gauff said she did her best to block out the rain delay that stretched the match out over two days

Sloane Stephens, Karolina Pliskova win opening matches at San Diego Open
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Sloane Stephens, Karolina Pliskova win opening matches at San Diego Open

Sloane Stephens, a wild-card entrant, got her second win in 2022 over lucky loser Jil Teichmann, beating the Swiss lefthander 6-1, 7-6 (2).

ATP, WTA strip Wimbledon of ranking points over Russia, Belarus ban
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ATP, WTA strip Wimbledon of ranking points over Russia, Belarus ban

ATP, men's tennis' governing body, and WTA, the women's equivalent, made the decision in response to Wimbledon banning Russian and Belarusian players following the invasion of Ukraine.

Madrid Open 2022: Injured Naomi Osaka exits; Emma Raducanu, Bianca Andreescu breeze through
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Madrid Open 2022: Injured Naomi Osaka exits; Emma Raducanu, Bianca Andreescu breeze through

Four-time major champion Naomi Osaka revealed she sustained an Achilles injury after her opening win against Anastasia Potapova

Naomi Osaka wants go easy on herself on clay; sets semi-final target for Madrid, Rome
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Naomi Osaka wants go easy on herself on clay; sets semi-final target for Madrid, Rome

Naomi Osaka pulled out of last year's French Open after admitting to suffering from depression and anxiety before speaking to the media.

Carlos Alcaraz brings new zest to the men's tour, feels former World No 1 Naomi Osaka
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Carlos Alcaraz brings new zest to the men's tour, feels former World No 1 Naomi Osaka

Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest player to breach the top-10 ranking since his Spanish compatriot Rafael Nadal achieved that feat at the same age 17 years ago.

Emma Raducanu in no rush to find new full-time coach after splitting with Toben Beltz
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Emma Raducanu in no rush to find new full-time coach after splitting with Toben Beltz

Emma Raducanu is accompanied by LTA coach Iain Bates in Madrid where she opens against Tereza Martincova

Wimbledon chiefs defend Russia, Belarus player ban over propaganda fears
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Wimbledon chiefs defend Russia, Belarus player ban over propaganda fears

Wimbledon has defended its decision to impose a ban on players from Russia, Belarus as a preventive measure to deny players on using the event as a propaganda tool.

Emma Raducanu set for fourth coach in a year after splitting with Torben Beltz
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Emma Raducanu set for fourth coach in a year after splitting with Torben Beltz

Beltz previously coached former world number one and fellow German Angelique Kerber when she won the Australian Open and US Open titles in 2016.

Wimbledon's ban of Russian, Belarussian players faces battle of wills in the coming week
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Wimbledon's ban of Russian, Belarussian players faces battle of wills in the coming week

The All England Club (AELTC) said they had decided to bar the likes of Daniil Medvedev, Andrey Rublev, Aryna Sabalenka and Victoria Azarenka in response to the invasion of Ukraine.

Wimbledon bans Russian and Belarusian players, but ATP slams 'unfair' move
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Wimbledon bans Russian and Belarusian players, but ATP slams 'unfair' move

Wimbledon has banned Russian and Belarusian players from the 2022 tournament in response to the invasion of Ukraine, but men's tour organisers the ATP branded the move 'unfair' on Wednesday.

Wimbledon to ban Russian and Belarus players: Report
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Wimbledon to ban Russian and Belarus players: Report

Russian and Belarusian players have been able to continue to compete in ATP and WTA events under a neutral flag since Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February.

Belinda Bencic downs Ons Jabeur to win first clay title in Charleston
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Belinda Bencic downs Ons Jabeur to win first clay title in Charleston

Tenth seed Bencic, the reigning Olympic champion from Switzerland, dug deep to overcome Tunisian fourth seed Jabeur 6-1, 5-7, 6-4

Ashleigh Barty's early retirement spurred on by tiring body, larger goals and soulful experience
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Ashleigh Barty's early retirement spurred on by tiring body, larger goals and soulful experience

At a time when Roger Federer and Serena Williams, both 40, have not officially retired, it does come across as strange that a 25-year-old World No 1 should be calling it time on her sport.

Iga Swiatek claims Qatar Open title, dedicates win to 'suffering Ukraine'
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Iga Swiatek claims Qatar Open title, dedicates win to 'suffering Ukraine'

Former French Open champion Swiatek, seeded seven, needed just over an hour to see off the fourth-seeded Estonian.

Jelena Ostapenko caps week to remember with fifth WTA title in Dubai
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Jelena Ostapenko caps week to remember with fifth WTA title in Dubai

The former French Open champion needed just 64 minutes to overcome Russian world number 31 Kudermetova and capture the fifth singles trophy of her career.