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Top Filipino Eala eases into career-high rank

THERE are only two WTA Tour players under 21 who are their country’s top ranked player inside the Top 100, and while losing Australian Open semi-finalist Coco Gauff is a name everyone is familiar with, far less people are aware of the other, Philippines’ Alexandra Eala. Playing world’s away, while world number three Gauff racked […]

WTA Tour wrap: Top two seeds on track for Budapest final

YULIA Putintseva and Danielle Collins are on track to face off in a mouth-watering final after the pair won their respective quarter finals at the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest overnight. The number one and two seeds respectively need one more win to advance through to the final, but play much lower ranked opponents in […]

WTA Tour wrap: Putinseva cruises through as Min upsets Stojanovic

WITH only one player inside the Top 50 on court across the three WTA Tour tournaments overnight, there was plenty of potential for rankings movement ahead of the Olympics. Tournaments in Hungary, Czech Republic and Switzerland all took place, with two matches suspended due to rain, but the rest all being completed be it first […]

WTA Tour wrap: Upsets aplenty as trio of WTA 250 events begin

THREE WTA 250 tournaments have begun this week with one hard court event starting in Prague, Czech Republic, and a couple of clay events in Lausanne, Switzerland and Budapest, Hungary. While the opening day at the Ladies Open Lausanne saw some slight delays and eventual suspended matches due to rain, the other two events were […]

WTA Tour wrap: Emilia-Romagna and Belgrade begin

THE second day at both the Emilia-Romagna Open and Belgrade WTA 250 events saw plenty of intriguing results, following predictable opening days at each tournament. Of the eight Day 2 matches which played out at Parma, all three seeds proceeded joining the opening day’s winners in Daria Kasatkina, Amanda Anisimova and Wang Qiang. Top seed Serena Williams was […]