WTA Tour

Rhineland Region Takes Over Nürnberg WTA Lincense

STARNBERG, January 20, 2020 Oliver Mueller, former manager of Germany’s ice hockey club Kölner Haie, and his license company have successfully acquired the license for the WTA tournament the week before the French Open. “We are pleased that we were […]

Rublev And Barty Win Adelaide International

ADELAIDE, January 18, 2020 World No.1 Ashleigh Barty from Australia and World No.18 Andrey Rublev of Russia have won the first Adelaide International, after playing in front of a sell-out crowd at Memorial Drive on Saturday. Barty defeated Dayana Yastremska from the […]

Pliskova Wins Brisbane International

BRISBANE, January 12, 2020 World No. 2 Karolina Pliskova from the Czech Republic has won the Evonne Goolagong Cawley Trophy for a third time after beating World No. 13 Madison Keys of the United States 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 in Sunday’s singles final […]

Alexandrova Wins Maiden WTA Title At Shenzhen Open

SHENZHEN, January 11, 2020 (Press Release) Russia’s Ekaterina Alexandrova become the first WTA Tour champion of the new decade as she defeated Kazakh rising star Elena Rybakina 6-2, 6-4 in 73 minutes to win the Shenzhen Open and claim her […]

Alexandrova Upsets Muguruza At Shenzhen Open

SHENZHEN, January 10, 2020 (Press Release) Russian No.5 seed Ekaterina Alexandrova moved into the second WTA Tour final of her career at the Shenzhen Open as she brushed past former world No.1 Garbiñe Muguruza 6-4, 6-3 in one hour and […]

WTA Tournament In Nürnberg To Be Discontinued

NÜRNBERG, January 9, 2020 Matchmaker Event GmbH has sold its license for the WTA International tournament in Nürnberg, which has been held since 2013 on clay the week before Roland Garros. “We really didn’t take this decision lightly and tried […]

Rybakina Knocks Out Mertens At Shenzhen Open

SHENZHEN, January 9, 2020 (Press Release) In-form Kazakh-Russian Elena Rybakina continued her fine run here in the Shenzhen Open as she blazed past third seed Elise Mertens 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in two hours and one minute to reach her second […]

Wang, Muguruza Reach Shenzhen Open Quarterfinals

SHENZHEN, January 8, 2020 (Press Release) In a tense encounter played out in front of a rapturous home audience at the Shenzhen Open, fourth seed Wang Qiang overcame a dismal mid-match dip in form to battle past Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich […]

Bencic, Sabalenka Fall At Shenzhen Open

SHENZHEN, January 7, 2020 (Press Release) In what was the first big upset of the tournament, in-form 21-year-old Anna Blinkova secured the biggest win of her young career as she defeated Belinda Bencic 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 in one hour and […]