The Swiss teenager and junior star took a step forward by defeating a canny 43-year-old veteran.
The 22-year-old Romanian won more titles than anyone except Serena Williams this year, charging within range of the top 10.
Despite widespread criticism of its concept, the women’s event in Sofia is still worth watching.
This week, and this season, have been defined by the brilliance of the world No. 1 rather than the relative shortcomings of her rivals.
One of the least familiar top-10 players on the Tour, the German got some unexpected attention last week.
A tennis player’s review of adidas’ newest Barricade 8 shoe, as worn by the likes of Andy Murray.
Three-time US Open champion Kim Clijsters spoke with David Kane about her life after tennis.
The pocket rocket from Italy transcends national stereotypes while reaching the second week.
A Tennis View columnist guides you through the best women’s matches on Thursday.
Teenager Victoria Duval’s upset of former champion Samantha Stosur may have been less shocking than it looked.