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Oct 22 (Reuters) - Roger Federer began his pursuit for a sixth Swiss Indoors Basel title with an explosive 47-minute 6-2 6-1 victory over Gilles Muller on Wednesday after Rafael Nadal reached the quarter-final with a 6-1 6-1 win against Pierre-Hugues Herbert.
SINGAPORE, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Ana Ivanovic was delighted to revel in the underdog role as she opened her WTA Finals account on Wednesday with a thumping 6-1 6-3 win over Eugenie Bouchard who she had lost to in their previous two encounters.
SINGAPORE, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Ana Ivanovic recovered from her opening loss to race to a 6-1 6-3 victory over an out-of-sorts Eugenie Bouchard on Wednesday, putting the world number seven back into the mix for a WTA Finals last-four berth.
SINGAPORE, Oct 22 (Reuters) - French Open finalist Simona Halep produced her best ever tennis to stun Serena Williams 6-0 6-2 at the WTA Finals on Wednesday but the Romanian is keeping her feet firmly on the ground.
Oct 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the WTA Finals Women's Singles Round Robin Red Group matches on Wednesday RESULTS Red Group 7-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) beat 5-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) 6-1 6-3 4-Simona Halep (Romania) beat 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) 6-0 6-2 STANDINGS P W L F A Pts Red Group 1. Simona Halep 2 2 0 4 0 4 2. Serena Williams 2 1 1 2 2 2 3. Ana Ivanovic 2 1 1 2 2 2 4. Eugenie Bouchard 2 0 2 0 4 0 White Group 1. Agnies
SINGAPORE, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova was left to bemoan her erratic serving and a plethora of unforced errors as she opened her WTA Finals campaign with a painful loss to a resurgent Caroline Wozniacki in a marathon three-setter on Tuesday.
SINGAPORE, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Training for next month's New York City Marathon was something Caroline Wozniacki does not recommend to her colleagues on the tour but the Dane admitted the extra stamina may have helped her overcome Maria Sharapova in a classic on Tuesday.
Oct 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Valencia Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday Fabio Fognini (Italy) beat Albert Ramos (Spain) 6-4 6-2 7-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat Philipp Kohlschreiber (Germany) 6-3 6-4 Fernando Verdasco (Spain) beat Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) 6-4 3-6 6-3 Jeremy Chardy (France) beat Malek Jaziri (Tunisia) 6-2 6-1 Alexandr Dolgopolov (Ukraine) beat 8-Gilles Simon (France) 6-0 6-3 4-Felici
Oct 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the WTA Finals Women's Singles Round Robin White Group matches on Tuesday RESULTS White Group 6-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) beat 3-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) 6-2 6-3 8-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) beat 2-Maria Sharapova (Russia) 7-6(4) 6-7(5) 6-2 STANDINGS P W L F A Pts Red Group 1. Simona Halep 1 1 0 2 0 2 2. Serena Williams 1 1 0 2 0 2 3. Ana Ivanovic 1 0 1 0 2 0 4. Eugenie Bouchard 1
SINGAPORE, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Caroline Wozniacki put a huge dent in Maria Sharapova's bid to finish the season as world number one by overcoming some distracting bright lights to down the Russian 7-6(4) 6-7(5) 6-2 in their marathon opening group match of the WTA Finals on Tuesday.
Oct 20 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal did not appear to be affected by his appendicitis problems as he charged into the second round of the Swiss Indoors with a no nonsense 6-2 6-2 win over Simone Bolelli on Monday.