SINGAPORE Simona Halep made a winning start to her WTA Finals campaign with an impressive 6-4 6-2 victory over Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia on Monday, the Romanian surging clear in the second set to subdue her in-form opponent at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
SINGAPORE Caroline Wozniacki made an emphatic statement with a 6-2 6-0 thrashing of Elina Svitolina in their WTA Finals opener on Monday but the Danish former world number one insisted revenge was not her motivation against a player she had never beaten.
SINGAPORE Simona Halep knew her first match as world number one would not be easy, so the Romanian was delighted to gain revenge over the last player to beat her with a 6-4 6-2 victory over Caroline Garcia in their WTA Finals opener on Monday.
Fourth seed Juan Martin del Potro put himself in contention for the ATP World Tour Finals when he successfully defended his Stockholm Open title on Sunday, defeating top seed and 2013 champion Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-2.
SINGAPORE Garbine Muguruza made a winning start to her third consecutive appearance at the WTA Finals with a 6-3 6-4 victory over Jelena Ostapenko on Sunday but the Spaniard will continue to push herself through the group stage knowing anything can happen.
SINGAPORE Karolina Pliskova put on a ruthless display of big hitting to swat aside crowd favourite Venus Williams 6-2 6-2 as the WTA Finals opened with a pair of power-packed slugfests at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Sunday.
SINGAPORE After failing to navigate her way out of the group phase on her WTA Finals debut in 2016, Karolina Pliskova was desperate to get off to a fast start this year and that is exactly what the Czech world number three managed against Venus Williams on Sunday.
STOCKHOLM Grigor Dimitrov took a step closer to qualifying for the ATP Finals in London on Saturday after setting up a Stockholm Open final showdown with Juan Martin del Potro.
MOSCOW Seventh seed Julia Goerges of Germany won the Kremlin Cup with a crushing 6-1 6-2 victory over Russian Daria Kasatkina in the final on Saturday.
SINGAPORE Garbine Muguruza feels fit and fresh ahead of the WTA Finals with the Spanish world number two keen to bank on her experience of previous visits to Singapore to emerge from a group containing the tour's hardest hitters in the round-robin phase.