TENNIS

WTA FINALS: NO SERENA, NO WORRIES

THE BATTLE for the remaining four places for the WTA Finals in Singapore goes down to the wire at the Tianjin Open from today and the Kremlin Cup in Moscow new week. Still in the running are Karolina Pliskova and Flavia Pennetta, who will all start in Tianjin, and Moscow-bound Lucie Safarova, Angelique Kerber and Carla Suarez Navarro. World No 2 Simona Halep, Maria Sharapova (3), Garbine Muguruza (5) and Petra Kvitova (4) have already booked their places.


WTA FINALS: IT ALL BOILS DOWN TO 11

THE BATTLE for spots for this month’s WTA Finals in Singapore is one of the tightest in recent years, with 11 players battling for the six places that’s up for grabs.




WTA FINALS: WHAT’S IN THE RANKING

THE WOMEN’S Tennis Association’s ranking of the top eight players for next month’s WTA Finals is often mistaken for those in the leaderboard of its 52-week cumulative total.