Victoria Azarenka - Toronto 2019 - Peter Power/Tennis Canada
August 6, 2019
Playing in Toronto for the first time in four years, former World No.1 Victoria Azarenka made a successful return with a straight-sets defeat of Camila Giorgi.
Ashleigh Barty - Toronto 2019 - Jimmie48/WTA
August 6, 2019
World No.1 Ashleigh Barty takes on Sofia Kenin at the Rogers Cup, while Venus Williams and Carla Suárez Navarro resume a rivalry going back a decade and Bianca Andreescu makes her comeback in an all-Canadian derby against Eugenie Bouchard as first-round play is concluded and second-round action begins. Scroll down for full order of play.
Washington champion Jessica Pegula, pictured with her very good girl Maddie, rises to a new career high of No.55 with her first trophy (Mike Lawrence @CitiOpen)
August 5, 2019
Jessica Pegula and Zheng Saisai both lifted their first WTA trophies last week in Washington and San Jose respectively, and are among the players receiving boosts in the latest WTA Rankings.
Zheng Saisai - San Jose 2019 - Getty
August 5, 2019
San Jose champion Zheng Saisai and Washington champion Jessica Pegula both hit career highs after collecting their first WTA titles last week, while Karlsruhe 125K champion Patricia Maria Tig's return from maternity leave continues to impress.
August 5, 2019
Jessica Pegula claimed her first-ever WTA singles title on home soil at the Citi Open after a straight-set victory over Camila Giorgi.
Jessica Pegula, 2019 Washington (Citi Open)
August 4, 2019
Jessica Pegula claimed her first-ever WTA singles title on home soil at the Citi Open after a straight-set victory over Camila Giorgi.
Jessica Pegula - Washington 2019 - Peter Staples @CitiOpen
August 4, 2019
Camila Giorgi takes on home favourite Jessica Pegula for the Citi Open title on Sunday.
Camila Giorgi (Getty Images)
August 3, 2019
Camila Giorgi ended American wildcard Catherine McNally’s dream Citi Open run to book her spot into her seventh career WTA final.
Anna Kalinskaya - Washington 2019 - Peter Staples @CitiOpen
August 3, 2019
Jessica Pegula and teenage wildcard Catherine McNally carry home hopes at the Citi Open as four unseeded players seek to reach the final.
Hsieh Su-Wei - Washington 2019 - Mike Lawrence @CitiOpen
August 2, 2019
Hsieh Su-Wei is the only remaining seed at the Citi Open and takes on teenage wildcard Catherine McNally in today's quarterfinal action, while Lauren Davis and Jessica Pegula face off in a rematch of their 2016 semifinal.
Maria Sharapova 2017 Rome Getty
May 2, 2019
A three-time champion in Rome, Maria Sharapova is unable to seek a fourth crown because of an ongoing shoulder complaint, while Bianca Andreescu will have to skip Madrid.
Kiki Bertens, 2019 Qatar Total Open (Samer Alrejjal/Qatar Total Open)
February 12, 2019
No.5 seed Kiki Bertens pulled off a topsy-turvy comeback victory over Camila Giorgi to reach the second round of the Qatar Total Open.