Jelena Jankovic, Maria Sharapova move into Tokyo final

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Seventh seed Jelena Jankovic and unseeded Maria Sharapova will play each other in the Toray Pan Pacific Open final. In the semifinals, Serbia’s Jankovic benefited from Li Na’s 40 errors to defeat the Chinese No.15...

Photos from Tokyo: Monday kicks off a rainy week

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The WTA’s annual Asian swing starts in the Japanese capital this week as Tokyo hosts the Toray Pan Pacific Open, one of the WTA’s longest-running and most prestigious events. Held in the Ariake tennis forest,...

Marion Bartoli and Nadia Petrova preparing sushi

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Marion Bartoli and Nadia Petrova made sushi while in Tokyo for the Toray Pan Pacific Open. Nadia Petrova exited the tournament, falling to Dinara Safina in the semifinals. Marion Bartoli went out earlier, losing to...

Petrova and Radwanska to face off in Tokyo final

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Nadia Petrova reached the Toray Pan Pacific Open final by overpowering Samantha Stosur 6-4 6-2. Petrova's first serve percentage was just 36%, but she hit nine aces and won 17 of 20 points on...

Cibulkova knocks out Ivanovic in Tokyo

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It took all the way to the quarterfinals for the first upset to happen at the 2015 Toray Pan Pacific Open. Thursday’s final match of the night finally saw one of the top seeds suffer...

Wozniacki advances to Tokyo semifinals as Radwanska retires

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Top seed Caroline Wozniacki had a very short quarterfinal as sixth seed Agnieszka Radwanska retired with left foot injury after 29 minutes at 5-0 down. Wozniacki was trailing by the same score against Aleksandra...

Watson keeps Sharapova on court for more than three hours, but loses

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World No.78 Heather Watson came through qualifying, upset Sabine Lisicki 6-4 7-6(3) in the first round of the Toray Pan Pacific Open and came very close to upsetting the 2009 champion Maria Sharapova in...

Nike dresses Sharapova wore in her stellar 2012 season

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For the sixth year in a row, Women's Tennis Blog is using the relaxed off-season period to review the on-court styles of our top players and brands. Of course, who else will kick off...

Caroline Wozniacki first to qualify for Doha with third round Tokyo win

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Top seed Caroline Wozniacki defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1 6-2 in one hour and ten minutes in the third round of the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo and the victory ensured the Dane to...

Maria Sharapova shares hospital photo, says injury not serious

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"It's healthier to laugh than to cry...from the MRI center last night" is the caption below the latest photo on Maria Sharapova's Facebook page showing the smiling Russian with a wrapped leg in a...