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Serena Williams knocks off Simona Halep to win WTA Finals

SINGAPORE - The lead-up to Sunday's championship match at the WTA Finals suggested Serena Williams would face a major challenge to beat Simona Halep, but then, the No. 1-ranked player has...

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...of abdominal pain.TennisWTA expands its television dealThe WTA agreed to a media rights contract it says will be worth more...tennis tour each year.The deal, announced Tuesday, keeps the WTA's international television rights with its current broadcast...

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Serena Williams hits back at Russian tennis official over televised remarks

...the one-year suspension imposed by the WTA against the official.Shamil Tarpischev...were "scary" to look at."I think the WTA did a great job of taking (the) initiative...Williams said Sunday in Singapore before her WTA Finals defense. "I thought they were very...

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Serena Williams ends season with title at WTA Championship

...6-0 on Sunday for her second consecutive WTA Championship and 11th title of the year...12 in 1997.This was Williams' fourth WTA Championship. She also won the elite tournament...is the first to successfully defend the WTA title since Justine Henin in 2007.Williams...

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Serena Williams struggles, beats Jelena Jankovic to advance to the WTA Championship finals

...and will play Li Na in the final of the WTA Championships.Williams was in obvious...how I did it."Li advanced to her first WTA Championships final by sweeping 2011 winner...world.Williams is one win from her fourth WTA Championship and 11th title of the year...

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WTA patch worn under threat of fines

...wearing a small black logo promoting the WTA Tour and its chief sponsor, software company...multimillion-dollar contract, said a Corel WTA Tour patch would violate its ban on uniform...tour chairman Bartlett McGuire said the WTA was sticking to its rules. "It's a major...

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WTA rules Venus Williams had legitimate injury

...season-ending tour championships, the WTA Tour ruled Friday. A three-member panel...two weeks ago in Munich, Germany. The WTA said Williams remains eligible to collect...one, undertaken by credible experts," WTA Tour chief executive Bart McGuire said.

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WTA Tour adjusts age rule

...changes in the Age Eligibility Rule announced Thursday by the Corel WTA Tour, the 16-year-old Kournikova will be allowed to play...Anne Person Worcester, chief executive officer of the Corel WTA Tour, said. Both Kournikova of Russia and Lucic of Croatia...

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Sony Ericsson, WTA split

LONDON - Sony Ericsson is ending its sponsorship of the WTA tour at the end of the 2012 season.Sony Ericsson became the...company's name was dropped from the tour's title in 2011.The WTA said in a statement Friday that "2012 will be the eighth and...

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Venus Williams wins season-ending WTA Championship

DOHA, Qatar - Venus Williams rallied to win the WTA's Sony Ericsson Championships for the first time, defeating...illness. "It was missing, this one," Williams said of the WTA Championships title. She has won 39 tour singles titles, including...

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