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WTA Wrap Up 8.3.2014: Serena Williams, Svetlana Kuznetsova Win Titles; Li Na Withdraws From Summer Hard Court Events, Simona Halep To Rise To #2 Ranking

It wasn’t always a smooth ride, but in the end Serena Williams was able to outclass the opposition to win her third Bank of the West title in four years (she didn’t play last year). She was challenged in the first set in each of her matches against Karolina Pliskova, Ana Ivanovic, Andrea Petkovic and … Continue reading

Li Na Makes History As Highest Ranked Asian Tennis Player Ever In Singles; Reaches Final Of 2013 TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championship Against Serena Williams

Li Na has been a trailblazer for Asian tennis players in singles many times before, most notably as the first (and so far, only) Major winner in singles from an Asian country. Coming in to her semifinal match against Petra Kvitova at the 2013 TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships, Li Na was tied with Kimiko … Continue reading