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Semifinals set at WTA Finals while Serena Williams clinches year-end No. 1

  #457772362 / gettyimages.com By Stephanie Neppl   (October 24, 2014) SINGAPORE – Semifinal berths and the year-end WTA No. 1 ranking were on the line as the last round of WTA Finals round-robin play began on Friday.   Many scenarios existed to see who would be playing in Saturday’s semifinals, with just Simona Halep having already secured her spot. In the end, Caroline...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WTA Finals race to the semifinals heats up; Halep first through

#457700842 / gettyimages.com By Stephanie Neppl (October 23, 2014) SINGAPORE – With three round robin singles matches on tap for Thursday, it was a full-day of at action at the 2014 WTA Finals in Singapore. [6] Agniezska Radwanska (Poland) vs [8] Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) Wozniacki battled her good friend Radwanska and ended on the good side of a hard-fought 7-5, 6-3 match...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WTA Finals: Wozniacki beats Radwanska to advance

  Caroline Wozniacki moved closer to a place in the semifinals at the WTA Finals by beating Agnieszka Radwanska 7-5, 6-3 on Thursday. Wosniacki, with two wins from two matches in Singapore, will be assured of a semifinal berth if Maria Sharapova beats Petra Kvitova in the later White Group match. The match began with four breaks of serve in the opening five games, and Wozniacki...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Wozniacki beats Radwanska at WTA Finals

SINGAPORE (AP) Caroline Wozniacki moved closer to a place in the semifinals at the WTA Finals by beating Agnieszka Radwanska 7-5, 6-3 on Thursday. Wosniacki, with two wins from two matches in Singapore, will be assured of a semifinal berth if Maria Sharapova beats Petra Kvitova in the later White Group match. The match began with four breaks of serve in the opening five games, and...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki gal pal around before WTA Finals

Tennis star Serena Williams and gal pal Caroline Wozniacki stepped out together in Singapore before the WTA Finals begin on Monday. They attended the draw ceremony together. Williams enters the tournament seeded No. 1. Wozniacki is the No. 8 seed.  Williams posted a shot of the two of them on Instagram. The photo called attention to Williams’ revealing yellow dress. The caption...
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Post US Open blues for some, Tour Finals upcoming

As we get set up for the Tour Finals in a couple of weeks, let’s take a look at the contenders as they have done since the end of the US Open. Serena Williams, the 18-time Grand Slam champion who will be defending her title at the Finals, took a few weeks off only to return and withdraw from her first two tournaments, at the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open and at the China Open, which...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lepchenko upsets Radwanska at Korea Open

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Fifth-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States upset defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-2 in the Korea Open quarterfinals on Friday. Lepchenko converted three of four break points in the third set to oust the top seed. Lepchenko has beaten Radwanska twice this year, after losing five straight. Resurgent Maria Kirilenko of Russia also...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Radwanska, Pliskova reach Korea Open quarters

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland won 6-0, 6-0 for the fourth time in a WTA main draw on Wednesday. Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa was the latest to be ''double-bageled'' by Radwanska, in the second round of the Korea Open. Defending champion Radwanska lined up fifth-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States, who ousted South...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Radwanska, Pliskova reach Korea Open quarterfinals

  Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland won 6-0, 6-0 for the fourth time in a WTA main draw on Wednesday. Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa was the latest to be "double-bageled" by Radwanska, in the second round of the Korea Open. Defending champion Radwanska lined up fifth-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States, who ousted South Korean wild card Han Na-Lae...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Radwanska beats Hercog at Korea Open

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland beat Slovakia's Polona Hercog 6-3, 6-3 to reach the second round of the Korea Open on Tuesday. Defending champion Radwanska converted five of eight break points to defeat Hercog at Olympic Park Tennis Center in 1 hour, 15 minutes and set up a second-round match against Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa. In other...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska moves into second round of Korea Open

  Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland beat Slovakia's Polona Hercog 6-3, 6-3 to reach the second round of the Korea Open on Tuesday. Defending champion Radwanska converted five of eight break points to defeat Hercog at Olympic Park Tennis Center in 1 hour, 15 minutes and set up a second-round match against Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa. In other first-round matches...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bothered To The Breaking Point

The biggest story from day three of the U.S. Open emerged in the women’s singles event, as Agnieszka Radwanska, the No. 4 seed in the draw and a player given a more-than-reasonable path to the semifinals, crashed out in the second round to Peng Shuai. The relatively meek 3-and-4 loss won’t eliminate the satisfaction Radwanska gained by winning in Montreal a few weeks ago, but...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bothered To The Breaking Point

The biggest story from day three of the U.S. Open emerged in the women’s singles event, as Agnieszka Radwanska, the No. 4 seed in the draw and a player given a more-than-reasonable path to the semifinals, crashed out in the second round to Peng Shuai. The relatively meek 3-and-4 loss won’t eliminate the satisfaction Radwanska gained by winning in Montreal a few weeks ago, but...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Peng upsets 4th-seeded Radwanska at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) Peng Shuai upset fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, the first top-10 player knocked out of this year's U.S. Open. The 39th-ranked Peng won 6-3, 6-4 in the second round Wednesday, giving China a big win in the tournament with third-ranked Li Na out with a knee injury. The U.S. Open is the only Grand Slam tournament in which Radwanska, the 2012 Wimbledon runner-up...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

US Open: Simona Halep rallies to win; Kerber, Radwanska advance in 1st round

Second-seeded Simona Halep rallied from a set down to beat a young American making her Grand Slam debut in the first round of the U.S. Open. The Romanian won 6-7 (2), 6-1, 6-2 on Monday over 20-year-old Danielle Rose Collins. As a sophomore at Virginia, Collins earned a wild card into the U.S. Open with her run to the NCAA title as an unseeded player. The French Open runner-up, Halep...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Agnieszka Radwanska beats Venus Williams to win Rogers Cup

MONTREAL --  Agnieszka Radwanska beat Venus Williams 6-4, 6-2 on Sunday to win the Rogers Cup title. The third-seeded Radwanska, the first Rogers Cup champion from Poland, picked up her first tournament victory of the year and the $441,000 winner's prize. The 34-year-old Williams earned $220,000. The 25-year-old Radwanska used her relentless baseline game to dominate a tired...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Radwanska beats Venus Williams to win Rogers Cup

MONTREAL (AP) Agnieszka Radwanska beat Venus Williams 6-4, 6-2 on Sunday to win the Rogers Cup title. The third-seeded Radwanska, the first Rogers Cup champion from Poland, picked up her first tournament victory of the year and the $441,000 winner's prize. The 34-year-old Williams earned $220,000. The 25-year-old Radwanska used her relentless baseline game to dominate a tired...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Third Seed Agnieszka Radwanska Stunned by Ajla Tomljanovic

  #494587705 / gettyimages.com (May 30, 2014) The top two women’s seeds at the French Open Serena Williams and Li Na fell earlier on the week, joining them on the sidelines on Friday was third seed Agnieszka Radwanska who lost to unseeded Croatian Ajla Tomljanovic 6-4, 6-4. For the 25-year-old woman from Poland, this was her earliest exit from a major. “After seeing the two...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The French Open is coming!

As we move closer to the start of the French Open in Paris on May 24, here are a few more lessons to take away. The Internazionali BNL d’Italia is happening in Rome right now, one of the more important tune-up tournaments in advance of the French. The best clay courters in the world generally show up, and this year has been the site of some amazing tennis. I wrote recently to look...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ready, Set, WTA All-Access at the BNP Paribas Open

  (March 5, 2014) INDIAN WELLS, California – The top eight women’s seeds held court on Wednesday taking questions from the media during roundtable interviews at the BNP Paribas Open. Here are a few notes and quotes from session: Agnieszka Radwanska and the Cheesecake Factory Radwanska professed her love for the Cheesecake Factory. She has inked a multi-year agreement with her...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cibulkova routs Radwanska to reach Australian Open Final

Dominika Cibulkova (January 23, 2014) MELBOURNE – Dominika Cibulkova has decided that the Australian Open 2014 is a tournament in need of new blood, continuing on her absolutely stellar run at Melbourne Park this year to trounce world No. 5 Agnieszka Radwanska in swift fashion, 6-1, 6-2, to secure a place in what will be her debut Grand Slam final.   From the moment she placed...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Seed Radwanska Falls to Mattek-Sands in Sydney

By Dave Gertler (January 7, 2014) Women’s top seed Agnieszka Radwanska has fallen 5-7, 2-6, in her first round of competition at the Apia International in Sydney, to American qualifier, Bethanie Mattek-Sands. For Mattek-Sands, it has been a Herculean effort over five days where she has had to battle through qualifying matches played on outside courts, before entering Ken Rosewall...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Qualifier Mattek-Sands ousts top seed Radwanska at Sydney

American qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands defeated top-seeded and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 7-5, 6-3 at the Sydney International on Tuesday. Mattek-Sands, who is back on tour after a four-month layoff because of a right knee injury, lost in the first round in Brisbane last week and had to win three matches just to qualify for the main draw in Sydney. Both tournaments...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Poland's Janowicz withdraws from Hopman Cup

Wimbledon semifinalist Jerzy Janowicz has pulled out of the Poland team for this month's Hopman Cup with a foot injury. Janowicz was to team with women's No.5 Agnieszka Radwanska at the annual international mixed team tournament in Perth, Australia, which serves as a warm-up for January's Australian Open. He will be replaced in the draw by Davis Cup teammate Grzegorz...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Radwanska wins Korea Open

Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska rallied from a set down on Sunday to beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-4 and win the Korea Open. Radwanska hit five aces and took advantage of 10 double-faults by the third-seeded Russian player to win her third title of the year and 13th overall. "It was a very close match, tight sets, all of them," Radwanska said. "But...
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September 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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