Venus Williams's 2012 title run included wins over Belinda Bencic (on her WTA debut) in the first round, No.1 seed Roberta Vinci in the quarterfinals and Monica Niculescu 6-2, 6-3 in the final
October 12, 2018
The past decade of champions at the BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open. All photos are courtesy of Fernand Konnen.
Naomi Osaka - Tokyo 2018 - Getty
September 24, 2018
La campeona del Abierto de Estados Unidos Naomi Osaka y la ex número 1 del mundo Victoria Azarenka fueron obligadas a retirarse del Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open debido a una enfermedad.
Naomi Osaka - Tokyo 2018 - Getty
September 23, 2018
US Open champion Naomi Osaka and former World No.1 Victoria Azarenka have been forced out of the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open due to illness.
Camila Giorgi, Tokyo 2018 (Getty Images)
September 21, 2018
Camila Giorgi pasó a las semifinales del Toray Pan Pacific Open después de que la ex número 1 del mundo Victoria Azarenka se retirase en el primer set debido a una enfermedad gastrointestinal.
Camila Giorgi, Tokyo 2018 (Getty Images)
September 21, 2018
Camila Giorgi moved into the Toray Pan Pacific Open semifinals after a first-set retirement from former World No.1 Victoria Azarenka, due to a GI illness.
Donna Vekic, Tokyo 2018 (Getty)
September 21, 2018
La no cabeza de serie Donna Vekic obtuvo una tercera victoria en dos sets sobre una jugadora de alto perfil para llegar a las semifinales en el Toray Pan Pacific Open de nivel Premier.
Victoria Azarenka - Tokyo 2018 - Getty
September 20, 2018
Victoria Azarenka obtuvo su primera victoria en el Top 20 desde marzo con una derrota en dos sets ante Ashleigh Barty en el Toray Pan Pacific Open.
Victoria Azarenka - Tokyo 2018 - Getty
September 20, 2018
Victoria Azarenka captured her first Top 20 victory since March with a straight-sets defeat of Ashleigh Barty at the Toray Pan Pacific Open.
Victoria Azarenka, Toray Pan Pacific Open, Tokyo
September 18, 2018
La ex No. 1 del mundo Victoria Azarenka resistió un enérgico desafío de la favorita local Kurumi Nara para llegar a la segunda ronda del Toray Pan Pacific Open.
Victoria Azarenka, Toray Pan Pacific Open, Tokyo
September 18, 2018
Former World No.1 Victoria Azarenka held off a spirited challenge from hometown favorite Kurumi Nara to reach the second round of the Toray Pan Pacific Open.
Sloane Stephens, US Open
September 17, 2018
Grand Slam champions Sloane Stephens and Victoria Azarenka are in action during the evening session at the Toray Pan Pacific Open on Tuesday.
Sabalenka, who was ranked No.111 this time last year, is now perched at a career high of No.20 - the third player from Belarus to break the Top 20; after beating Petra Kvitova in the third round at Flushing Meadows, is poised to climb even higher (Getty)
September 2, 2018
Since becoming independent in 1991, Belarus has produced 11 Top 100 players - and the future looks even brighter, with three Belarusians making the third round at a major for the first time in history this week at the US Open, and Aryna Sabalenka still alive in the fourth round. Take a look at the country's past, present and future here.