Azarenka seals year-end No 1 with win over Li

2012-10-27 15:21:30

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus will finish the year as world number one after a 7-6 6-3 win over China's Li Na in her final round robin match at the WTA Championships on Friday.

Serena downs number one Azarenka again

2012-10-26 11:07:24

American Serena Williams reached the semi-finals at the WTA Tour Championships in Istanbul on Thursday with what is fast becoming a routine defeat of world number one Victoria Azarenka.

Li Na keeps WTA semifinals hope alive

2012-10-26 10:58:00

Chinese tennis player Li Na kept her hope of reaching the semifinals of the WTA Championships alive on Thursday with a 6-4, 6-3 win over German player Angelique Kerber.

Isner crash out in Valencia, Cilic through

2012-10-25 10:38:14

Milos Raonic and John Isner were knocked out of the Valencia Open by lower-ranked opponents on Wednesday, denting their chances of clinching one of two remaining berths at next month's World Tour finals in London.

Azarenka, Sharapova survive marathons

2012-10-25 10:09:44

Victoria Azarenka moved a step closer to securing the year-end number one ranking with a 6-7 7-6 6-4 win over Germany's Angelique Kerber at the WTA Championships on Wednesday.

WTA: Sick Kvitova pulls, Serena dumps Li Na

2012-10-25 09:15:59

Defending champion Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from the WTA Championships due to a viral illness and will be replaced by Samantha Stosur, tournament officials announced on Wednesday.

Top players gather for season-ending showdown

2012-10-23 10:16:53

Victoria Azarenka looks favourite to end the year as world number one but few of the eight women who qualified for this week's season-ending WTA Championships would argue that Serena Williams still rules the roost.

Djokovic stuns Murray in Shanghai thriller

2012-10-15 09:33:32

Novak Djokovic gained sweet revenge for his US Open defeat to Andy Murray on Sunday, saving five match points to seal a stunning 5-7, 7-6 (11), 6-3 victory in the Shanghai Masters final.

It's Murray-Djokovic in Shanghai Masters final

2012-10-14 09:00:29

Novak Djokovic reached his 10th final of the season when he beat fourth-seeded Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-4 in the Shanghai Masters on Saturday.

Murray and Federer set up Shanghai semis

2012-10-13 10:05:18

Andy Murray remained on course for a hat-trick of titles at the Shanghai Masters despite the best efforts of tricky Czech Radek Stepanek on Friday and now sets his sights on Roger Federer.

Djokovic reaches Shanghai quarters with ease

2012-10-12 14:46:36

Second seed Novak Djokovic served well and barely broke a sweat as he marched past Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 6-3 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters tennis on Thursday.

Top three advance at Shanghai Masters

2012-10-11 11:23:23

Kei Nishikori's dream run that took him to the Japan Open tennis title last week was cut short in China when he lost 6-2 1-6 4-6 to Sam Querrey of the US in the second round of the Shanghai Masters.