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news from Thursday, December 12, 2019

- A superb year for French Open champion Ashleigh Barty has ended with her seeing off some stiff competition to win the WTA Player of the Year award. Ashleigh Barty has beaten Naomi Osaka, Simona Halep, Bianca Andreescu and Karolina Pliskova to be named as the WTA Player of the Year for 2019. The Australian collected […] WTA Player of the Year: Ashleigh Barty beats Naomi Osaka to top honour - ...

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- Coco Gauff was among an impressive list of nominees for the WTA Newcomer of the Year award, but Bianca Andreescu was a clear winner after her US Open feat. Bianca Andreescu has won another award for her exploits in the 2019 season, this time seeing off a talented field of nominees that included Coco Gauff […] Bianca Andreescu sees off Coco Gauff to win WTA Newcomer of the Year - Lob and Smas...

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news from Wednesday, December 11, 2019

- After a 2019 season she concedes was “a Cinderella story”, Bianca Andreescu says her dream would be complete if she reaches number one in the world. Bianca Andreescu is enjoying the deserved fanfare for her spectacular 2019 breakthrough season on the WTA Tour. Still a teenager, the Canadian ended last year as a little known […] Bianca Andreescu seeking ‘ultimate goal’...

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- After LeBron James finished ahead of her in the previous editions, Serena Williams moved above the NBA star in the 2019 FanSided 250 rankings. Serena Williams has once again secured a high ranking in the FanSided 250, placing 3rd among sports figures and 10th in the overall 2019 list. The rankings, which compare fanbases using multiple […] FanSided 250: Serena Williams finally overtakes...

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news from Tuesday, December 10, 2019

- Sloane Stephens was one of a group of players who did not enjoy the drama of 2019 on the WTA Tour, can she revive her fortunes when next season begins? A dramatic year on the WTA Tour saw some new stars like Bianca Andreescu and Coco Gauff arrive, while other established figures like Serena Williams […] Sloane Stephens and 5 WTA Tour players who had a year to forget - Lob and Smash - Lob and...

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news from Monday, December 9, 2019

- Welcome to Tennis Elbow, the column that looks back on the week that was in the world of tennis. This week, Charles Blouin-Gascon tries to predict the 2020 year-end WTA rankings. Can we agree on seeing this 2019 season in women’s tennis as one of transition? We wake up this Monday morning and a whopping […]...

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- Simona Halep has proven her quality and earned two prestigious majors, giving her the freedom to pursue further successes that would cement her legacy. For six straight WTA Tour seasons, Simona Halep has finished the year inside the top four of the world rankings. She has spent time as number one in the world in […] Simona Halep: Nothing to prove, everything to gain in new WTA season - Lob a...

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- Bianca Andreescu capped off her magical 2019 season with the Lou Marsh Trophy, which is given annually to Canada's athlete of the year.A panel of Canadian media members unanimously voted the teenage star as the winner.Andreescu is the first tennis player to receive the honor."Wow, I'm so thankful for this award. I was not expecting it and to be the first tennis player to win is even more surreal,"...

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news from Saturday, December 7, 2019

- Caroline Wozniacki will end her tennis career after the Australian Open. Here, we look at her biggest accomplishments on the WTA Tour circuit. It was a big decision that took some by surprise when Caroline Wozniacki announced she would be retiring after the Australian Open. Wozniacki, 29, endured a difficult 2019 and will only play […] Caroline Wozniacki: Her best WTA achievements after reti...

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