Posts Tagged Women’s tennis

Cibulkova, Navarro, Pennetta win in straight sets

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Dominika Cibulkova and Carla Suarez Navarro were straight-sets winners at the start of the season-ending WTA Tournament of Champions on Tuesday.

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IOC contacts Russian over Williams sisters remarks

Serena Williams of the U.S. embraces her trophy after defeating Romania's Simona Halep in the singles final at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

LONDON (AP) — The IOC ethics commission has contacted Russian tennis president Shamil Tarpischev to explain his comments about Venus and Serena Williams that led to him being fined and suspended by the women’s tour.

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Williams beats Halep to win WTA Finals title

Serena Williams of the U.S. holds her trophy aloft after defeating Romania's Simona Halep in the singles final at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams won her third-successive WTA Finals title and fifth overall by beating Simona Halep 6-3, 6-0 on Sunday, avenging an embarrassing group-stage loss to the Romanian player.

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Black-Mirza win doubles title at WTA Finals

India's Sania Mirza, left, and Zimbabwe's Cara Black hold their trophy aloft after defeating Taiwain's Hsieh Su-Wei and China's Peng Shuai in the doubles final at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

SINGAPORE (AP) — In their last match together, Cara Black and Sania Mirza cruised to the doubles title at the WTA Finals with an authoritative 6-1, 6-0 win over defending champions Peng Shuai and Hsieh Su-Wei on Sunday.

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