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Wickmayer beats Linette in 3 sets to win Japan Open

TOKYO (AP) Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium rallied on Sunday to defeat Magda Linette of Poland 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the final of the Japan Open. Wickmayer won seven of 11 break points at Ariake Colosseum en route to claiming her fourth WTA career title. Linette, who was playing in her first WTA final, got off to a promising start but struggled with her serve in the second set and was unable...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Wickmayer overpowers Tomljanovic to reach Japan Open final

TOKYO (AP) Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium overpowered Ajla Tomljanovic 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday to advance to the final of the Japan Open. Wickmayer converted all five of her break point chances to dispatch the seventh-seeded Tomljanovic in 1 hour, 27 minutes at Ariake Colosseum. Wickmayer will face Magda Linette of Poland in Sunday's final. Linette ousted sixth-seeded Christina McHale...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Halep through to Australian Open quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Simona Halep advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals for the second straight year with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium on Sunday The 23-year-old Romanian has moved through the first four rounds in Melbourne without dropping a set. Wickmayer, ranked 80th, had won the pair's two previous matches. No. 3-seeded Halep was the runner-up...
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January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Wickmayer beats Errani, reaches 4th round at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Yanina Wickmayer beat a seeded player for the second time in three rounds, coming back to beat No. 14 Sara Errani 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Friday to move into the fourth round of the Australian Open. Wickmayer, who took out No. 23 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on the first day, could face No. 3 and French Open finalist Simona Halep in the next round. No. 10 Ekaterina...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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