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Oct 25, 2014

Wozniacki targets New York marathon after tennis loss

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A glutton for punishment or a woman on a mission? Either way, Caroline Wozniacki has no intentions of putting her feet up just yet after her last tennis match of the season.

Rather than take an immediate break after losing to Serena Williams at the WTA Finals on Saturday, Wozniacki is already looking ahead to another sporting challenge — her first marathon.

Oct 25, 2014

Halep thumps Radwanska to set up Williams rematch

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – If beating Serena Williams is considered the toughest challenge in women’s tennis, then spare a thought for Romania’s Simona Halep.

To win the WTA Finals, Halep faces the daunting prospect of defeating Williams, not once, but twice in less than a week.

Oct 25, 2014

Tennis-Halep thumps Radwanska to set up Williams rematch

SINGAPORE, Oct 25 (Reuters) – If beating Serena Williams is considered the toughest challenge in women’s tennis, then spare a thought for Romania’s Simona Halep.

To win the WTA Finals, Halep faces the daunting prospect of defeating Williams, not once, but twice in less than a week.

Oct 25, 2014

Tennis-Wozniacki targets New York marathon after tennis loss

SINGAPORE, Oct 25 (Reuters) – A glutton for punishment or a woman on a mission? Either way, Caroline Wozniacki has no intentions of putting her feet up just yet after her last tennis match of the season.

Rather than take an immediate break after losing to Serena Williams at the WTA Finals on Saturday, Wozniacki is already looking ahead to another sporting challenge — her first marathon.

Oct 25, 2014

Williams puts friendship to side against Wozniacki

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – There were no wild celebrations or fist pumps from Serena Williams after she beat Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA Finals on Saturday.

Instead, the world number one was overcome with remorse after beating her good friend in an epic match that could have gone either way.

Oct 25, 2014

Tennis-Williams puts friendship to side against Wozniacki

SINGAPORE, Oct 25 (Reuters) – There were no wild celebrations or fist pumps from Serena Williams after she beat Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA Finals on Saturday.

Instead, the world number one was overcome with remorse after beating her good friend in an epic match that could have gone either way.

Oct 25, 2014

Halep thumps Radwanska to set up rematch with Williams

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Simona Halep crushed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2 6-2 on Saturday to join Serena Williams in the championship decider at the WTA Finals.

The pint-sized Romanian rebounded from her loss to Ana Ivanovic in the last group match on Friday to dominate Radwanska at Singapore’s National Indoor Stadium.

Oct 25, 2014

Tennis-Halep thumps Radwanska to set up rematch with Williams

SINGAPORE, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Simona Halep crushed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2 6-2 on Saturday to join Serena Williams in the championship decider at the WTA Finals.

The pint-sized Romanian rebounded from her loss to Ana Ivanovic in the last group match on Friday to dominate Radwanska at Singapore’s National Indoor Stadium.

Oct 25, 2014

WTA considers new women’s team event

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The WTA, the governing body for women’s tennis, is considering a plan to set up its own team event.

Women already compete in the Fed Cup, which is run by the ITF (International Tennis Federation) but the WTA is looking at starting up its own tournament.

Oct 25, 2014

Tennis-WTA considers new women’s team event

SINGAPORE, Oct 25 (Reuters) – The WTA, the governing body for women’s tennis, is considering a plan to set up its own team event.

Women already compete in the Fed Cup, which is run by the ITF (International Tennis Federation) but the WTA is looking at starting up its own tournament.

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