September 30, 2017
Top seeds Chan Yung-Jan and Martina Hingis made it 14 match wins in a row, taking down Shuko Aoyama and Yang Zhaoxuan to claim the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open title.
It was straightforward work for Shuai Peng at the Biyuan Cup Zhengzhou Women's Tennis Open as the top seed cruised past Shuko Aoyama.
Tamarine Tanasugarn, Shuko Aoyama, Katerina Vankova and Ana Bogdan were victorious on Monday at the OEC Taipei WTA Challenger to secure main draw berths.
A first-time WTA titlist was crowned in Tianjin, there was a repeat winner in Osaka, and one of the WTA's recent success stories captured Linz.
Sam Stosur edged Zarina Diyas to win the Japan Women's Open Tennis title. She's never conquered any other city more than once - she's now done it three times in Osaka.
Serena Williams extended her Stanford winning streak, while Svetlana Kuznetsova ended her title drought in Washington DC.
Well, not quite - it was three years and 360 days - but Svetlana Kuznetsova put all of it behind her by conquering the Citi Open in the US capital on Sunday evening.
Shuko Aoyama and Renata Voracova recovered from a disastrous start to upset former doubles No.1s Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond in the second round of Wimbledon.
Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci aimed to keep their title defense alive, while other pairings merely sought to survive the heat during the first week of Australian Open doubles action.
From autographs to celebrating heroes and the all-important championship weekend, the stars of the WTA were shining in the nation's capital this past week. See all the best pics here.
Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears completed a sweep of both Emirates Airline US Open Series events in their home state, while Shuko Aoyama and Vera Dushevina conquered Washington DC.
Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua upended No.2 seeds Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka, while No.3 seeds Nadia Petrova and Katarina Srebotnik also were eliminated.
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