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By John O'Brien
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - One day after suffering her heaviest defeat since she was a teenager, Serena Williams was back to her brilliant best as she swatted aside Eugenie B...

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:15:58 +1300
Kvitova ends three-year losing streak against Sharapova (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25335630

By Yaocheng Lee
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova suffered her second straight defeat at the WTA Finals on Thursday, losing to Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-2 6-3.
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:27:06 +1300
Sharapova blow-up hits world number one hopes (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25335027

Singapore (AFP) - Maria Sharapova's hopes of ending a year as world number one for the first time in her career faded dramatically Thursday when she crashed in straight sets to Petra Kvitova at the WTA Finals.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:35:41 +1300
Kyrgios among Newcombe medal nominees (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25335342

Sam Stosur, Casey Dellacqua, Lleyton Hewitt and Nick Kyrgios have been announced as the four nominees for the Newcombe Medal.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:33:12 +1300
Sharapova falls to Kvitova as Williams bounces back (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25335144

By Julian Linden
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova's bid to end the year ranked number one was left hanging by a thread after she suffered a second straight defeat at the WTA Finals...

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:34:43 +1300
Williams on verge of year-end No. 1 ranking (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25335748

By Julian Linden
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Serena Williams was on the verge of clinching the year-end world number one ranking for the fourth time on Thursday after Maria Sharapova, the onl...

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:39:44 +1300
Williams on verge of year-end No. 1 ranking (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25334945

By Julian Linden
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Serena Williams was on the verge of clinching the year-end world number one ranking for the fourth time on Thursday after Maria Sharapova, the onl...

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:31:59 +1300
Wozniacki beats Radwanska in Singapore (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25334771

Singapore (AFP) - Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki beat Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 7-5, 6-3 at the WTA Finals in Singapore Wednesday to take top position in White Group of the season finale.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:59:32 +1300
Wozniacki powers past Radwanska at WTA Finals (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25334606

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki all but booked her place in the semi-finals of the WTA Finals with an impressive 7-5 6-3 win over Agnieszka Radwanska on Thursday.
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:17:32 +1300
Statham looks to repay faith in Davis Cup (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25331937

Rubin Statham says he's back to being fully fit again and ready to play his part in helping New Zealand fend off Davis Cup tennis relegation.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:31:29 +1300