Zheng Saisai thrilled her home crowd in the first round of Beijing with a knife-edge 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5) defeat of Monica Puig (3h2m) (Getty)
September 28, 2019
Look back on the 20 longest main draw matches of the 2019 WTA Tour season so far.
Timea Babos - Seoul 2019 - Korea Open
September 17, 2019
Qualifier Timea Babos continued her resurgence with a straight-sets defeat of Jelena Ostapenko in the first round of the KEB Hana Bank Korea Open, while Patricia Maria Tig's comeback continued with a marathon three-set win over Danka Kovinic.
Laura Siegemund - Hiroshima 2019 - Japan Women's Open
September 10, 2019
Eighth seed Laura Siegemund faces Bucharest finalist Patricia Maria Tig for the second time this year at the Hana-Cupid Japan Women's Open, while Hsieh Su-Wei continues her title defense against Priscilla Hon as second-round action gets under way. Scroll down for full order of play.
Hsieh Su-Wei - Hiroshima 2019 - Japan Women's Open
September 10, 2019
Top seed Hsieh Su-Wei kicked off her title defence at the Hana-Cupid Japan Women's Open by squeezing past wildcard Risa Ozaki in three sets - but qualifier Zoe Hives posted a marathon upset of fourth seed Anastasia Potapova.
August 5, 2019
Romanian Patricia Maria Tig announced her return to tennis in a big way in Bucharest, and a hot shot from the semifinals earned your votes for the crown of July's Shot of the Month presented by Cambridge Global Payments.
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.
Patricia Maria Tig, Karlsruhe 2019 (Liqui Moly Open Karlsruhe)
August 5, 2019
Unseeded Patricia Maria Tig captured the first WTA 125 trophy of her comeback so far, rallying past No.2 seed Alison van Uytvanck to win the Liqui Moly Open Karlsruhe.
Alison Van Uytvanck - Karlsruhe 2019 - Liqui Moly Open/Marvin Ibo Güngör
August 2, 2019
Second seed Alison Van Uytvanck and Bucharest finalist Patricia Maria Tig both turned in impressively dominant performances to lead the way into the Liqui Moly Open semifinals.
Jasmine Paolini - Karlsruhe 2019 - Liqui Moly Open/Marvin Ibo Güngör
July 31, 2019
Jasmine Paolini reached her second quarterfinal in a row after Tereza Martincova retired trailing in the final set at the Liqui Moly Open, while Patricia Maria Tig came through an all-Romanian derby against Elena-Gabriela Ruse.
Anastasia Potapova (Jimmie48/WTA)
July 26, 2019
No.6 seed Anastasia Potapova is another step closer to her third career WTA singles final after overcoming Patricia Maria Tig in the Baltic Open quarterfinals.
Elena Rybakina - Bucharest 2019 - BRD Bucharest Open
July 22, 2019
First-time titlists Elena Rybakina and Fiona Ferro hit new career highs after capturing the Bucharest and Lausanne trophies respectively, while Elise Mertens returns to the Top 20.