Keys beats Kasatkina in 1st round of Pan Pacific Open
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Fifth-seeded Madison Keys improved her overall record against Daria Kasatkina to 6-0 by beating the Russian 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday in the first round of the Pan Pacific...
US Open 28th seed Suárez Navarro fined $40K after quitting
NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest example of a player fined thousands of dollars at a Grand Slam tournament for what tennis officials deem a lack of effort, 28th-seeded Carla Suárez Navarro of Spain...
US Open Glance: Gauff gets night match, and maybe Osaka next
NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open:
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Coco Gauff has a match under the lights — and a potential showdown with the defending U.S. Open champion if she...
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Johanna Konta and Americans Amanda Anisimova and Lauren Davis won first-round matches as women's play began at the BNP Paribas Open.
The Latest: Stosur, Zhang to meet champs in doubles final
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Wednesday (all times local):
Sam Stosur and Zhang Shuai set up a women's doubles final against defending champions Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic at the Australian Open.
Stosur, who won the 2011 U.S. Open singles title, and Zhang beat Czech pair Barbora Strycova and Marketa Vondrousova 7-5, 4-6, 7-5 in the last match of the day on Rod Laver Arena.
Barty, Vandeweghe rally to win US women’s doubles title
NEW YORK (AP) — Ashleigh Barty and CoCo Vandeweghe dropped a set and still raised a trophy.
Even with a pursuit of U.S Open perfection over early, Barty and Vandeweghe rallied to win the women's doubles final Sunday, beating Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 3-6, 7-6, 7-6 at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
"We've done everything kind of the way that we've wanted to," Barty said. "Now we get the reward."
The Latest: Vandeweghe, Barty knock out top seeds in doubles
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local):
The 13th-seeded pair of CoCo Vandeweghe and Ashleigh Barty upset the top-seeded duo of Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova 6-4, 7-6 (6) to reach the U.S. Open women's doubles final.
Krejcikova and Siniakova won the Wimbledon doubles title in July.
Babos beats Kozlova to win Taiwan Open
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Fourth-seeded Timea Babos defeated Kateryna Kozlova 7-5, 6-1 on Sunday to win the Taiwan Open.
After a tight first set, Babos took control with a hard-hitting display to claim her third WTA singles trophy of her career.
After dropping the first set, the 23-year-old Kozlova had a misstep serving at 1-0 in the second set, when she hit two unforced errors and a double fault to be broken right away. Babos pounced, holding serve for a commanding 3-0 lead.
Babos advances to Taiwan Open finals with win over Wang
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Fourth-seeded Timea Babos beat Wang Yafan 6-3, 6-4 Saturday to advance to the final of the Taiwan Open.
Babos claimed her first win in three matches against Wang and will face Kateryna Kozlova in Sunday's final.
Kozlova eliminated Sabine Lisicki, earning a 7-5, 6-4 victory to reach her first WTA singles final.
Wang overpowers Bouchard to reach Taiwan Open semifinals
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Yafan Wang defeated Eugenie Bouchard 6-4, 6-0 to advance to the semifinals of the Taiwan Open on Friday.
Wang took advantage of six double-faults by the 2014 Wimbledon finalist and will next face fourth-seeded Timea Babos, who beat Magda Linette 6-1, 6-3.
Sabine Lisicki, in her first tournament since returning from offseason knee surgery, rallied from a set down to beat Monica Niculescu 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Bouchard beats Bogdan to reach Taiwan Open quarterfinals
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard advanced to the quarterfinals of the Taiwan Open by beating Ana Bogdan 7-5, 7-5 Thursday.
Bouchard broke Bogdan to 6-5 and then converted her second match point. She will next face Yafan Wang, who defeated Pauline Parmetier 6-3, 6-3.
Fourth-seeded Timea Babos beat Dalila Jakupovic 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 and also advanced. Babos will next face seventh-seeded Magda Linette, who defeated Johanna Larsson 6-1, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (3).
Doubles double at the Australian Open for Mate Pavic
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Mate Pavic picked up two Grand Slam titles within 24 hours after winning the Australian Open mixed doubles on Sunday.
The afternoon after winning the men's doubles, Pavic combined with Gabriela Dabrowski to beat Rohan Bopanna Timea Babos 2-6, 6-4, 11-9 under a closed roof at Rod Laver Arena.
He teamed with Austrian Oliver Marach to win the men's doubles title late the previous night, after Caroline Wozniacki's win in the women's singles final against Simona Halep.
Babos-Mladenovic combine to win Australian women’s doubles
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Timea Babos of Hungary and Kristina Mladenovic of France became the first players from their respective countries to lift the Australian Open women's doubles crown.
Babos and Mladenovic embraced midcourt after beating Russian pair Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-4 6-3 in Friday's final at Rod Laver Arena.
It's the first Grand Slam title for Babos, who was a runner-up to Serena and Venus Williams at Wimbledon in 2016.
Bondarenko wins Tashkent for 1st singles title in 9 years
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) — Kateryna Bondarenko won her first WTA singles title in nine years Saturday after beating Timea Babos of Hungary 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Tashkent Open.
The 31-year-old Ukrainian broke once in the first set and quickly went two breaks up early in the second against Babos, who at 52nd in the world was ranked 81 places above Bondarenko.
Zvonareva falls short of final on comeback in Tashkent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) — Former world No. 2 Vera Zvonareva fell short in her bid to make a second successive WTA final on her comeback to professional tennis, retiring against Kateryna Bondarenko in the Tashkent Open semifinals on Friday.
Bondarenko was leading 7-6 (7), 4-1 when Zvonareva retired. The cause wasn't immediately clear.
Sharapova wins again at Open; No. 4 Zverev, No. 8 Tsonga out
NEW YORK (AP) — No one, not even Maria Sharapova herself, knew quite what to expect from her return to Grand Slam tennis at the U.S. Open.
Defending champion Vinci reaches 2nd round in St. Petersburg
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Roberta Vinci started the defense of her St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy title with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 win over Timea Babos on Tuesday.
The sixth-seeded Italian was broken five times but still advanced to face either German veteran Andrea Petkovic or Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania in the second round.
Also Tuesday, Kristina Mladenovic of France beat Belgian qualifier Elise Mertens 7-6 (5), 6-4 and will next face Australian Open finalist Venus Williams.
Radwanska saves 3 match points to survive at Shenzhen Open
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska saved three match points before edging Duan Ying-ying of China 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-5 in the first round of the Shenzhen Open on Monday.
Radwanska, the defending champion, cruised through the first set without facing a break point, but struggled in the final two sets, dropping serve five times to the 103rd-ranked wild card entry.
Chinese wildcard Zhang secures spot in Elite Trophy semis
ZHUHAI, China (AP) — Chinese wild-card entry Zhang Shuai became the first player to secure a semifinal spot at the WTA Elite Trophy tournament, beating Timea Babos 7-6 (2), 6-4 on Thursday to secure the top spot in her group with two wins.
After a 6-1, 6-1 opening win over Timea Bacsinszky, Zhang needed to win just four games against Babos to win the group. She fell behind 4-1 before recovering to level at 4-4 and then held on to win the first set in a tiebreaker.
Top-seeded Konta opens Elite Trophy with win over Stosur
ZHUHAI, China (AP) — Top-seeded Johanna Konta opened her Elite Trophy campaign by beating 2011 U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur 6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday.
Konta broke Stosur's serve four times and dropped one service game.
Zhang, Svitolina win opening matches at WTA Elite Trophy
ZHUHAI, China (AP) — Chinese wild-card entry Zhang Shuai opened the WTA Elite Trophy tournament with a 6-1, 6-1 win over sixth-seeded Timea Bacsinzky on Tuesday.
The tournament in Zhuhai features the leading players on the women's tour who didn't qualify for the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore last week.
Carla Suarez Navarro withdrew because of a right wrist injury and was replaced by Hungarian alternate Timea Babos, who will play Bacsinszky on Wednesday.
Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova reaches semis in Kremlin Cup
MOSCOW (AP) — Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova beat ninth-seeded Hungarian Timea Babos 7-5, 6-7 (2), 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the Kremlin Cup on Thursday to remain on course to claim the final spot in the WTA Finals.
Kuznetsova will qualify for next week's eight-player finals in Singapore only if she wins the Moscow tournament. Otherwise, the place will go to Britain's Johanna Konta.
Wrist injury ends Suarez Navarro’s bid to reach WTA Finals
MOSCOW (AP) — A wrist injury killed off Carla Suarez Navarro's hopes of qualifying for the WTA Finals as the Spanish player retired while facing Australian Daria Gavrilova in the Kremlin Cup on Wednesday.
Needing to win the Kremlin Cup to qualify for the elite competition in Singapore this weekend, Suarez Navarro was down 6-4, 3-0 to Gavrilova in the second round when she retired.
Monica Puig advances to 2nd round at Tianjin Open
TIANJIN, China (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig advanced to the second round of the Tianjin Open by beating Kurumi Nara of Japan 6-3, 7-6 (5) Tuesday.
The fifth-seeded Puig has struggled with consistency since her triumph at the Rio de Janeiro Games, losing in the opening round at the U.S. Open and in her last two tournaments in China.
2-trophy day for Serena Williams: She and Venus win doubles
LONDON (AP) — Serena Williams is leaving Wimbledon with two trophies, teaming with her older sister Venus to win a women's doubles final that began a little more than 3 hours after the singles final ended Saturday.
The American siblings won their sixth doubles championship at the All England Club and 14th as a pair at all Grand Slam tournaments by beating fifth-seeded Timea Babos of Hungary and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-4.
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):
Serena and Venus Williams won their sixth Wimbledon doubles championship and 14th Grand Slam title as a pair, defeating fifth-seeded Timea Babos of Hungary and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-4.
Serena heads home from the All England Club with two trophies: The doubles final started a little more than 3 hours after she beat Angelique Kerber for the singles championship...