Denisa Allertova scored her first WTA main draw win since Nottingham 2018 in dramatic style in round one of Luxembourg, saving one match point on an overrule in the deciding tiebreak before overcoming Mandy Minella 6-7(7), 7-6(5), 7-6(6) (Luxembourg Open)
October 15, 2019
Forty-five players in 58 WTA Tour main draw matches this season have saved at least one match point and gone on to victory. Relive their Houdini-like triumphs here.
Karolina Muchova (Jimmie48 Photography/WTA)
October 14, 2019
Karolina Muchova was back to her winning ways at the VTB Kremlin Cup after knocking out former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets.
Dayana Yastremska - Beijing 2019 - Jimmie48/WTA
September 29, 2019
Dayana Yastremska and Simona Halep conceded just two games each in their respective first-round China Open victories over 2017 winner Caroline Garcia and Rebecca Peterson, while Christina McHale upset two-time champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in three sets.
In Aryna Sabalenka's first ever tournament as defending champion, the Belarusian became the first ever player to defend a Wuhan title in 2019, beating Alison Riske in the final (Getty)
September 28, 2019
Aryna Sabalenka's second straight Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open title makes her the fourth player to defend a championship in 2019. Look back on the last 25 successful title defences on the WTA Tour.
Elina Svitolina - Beijing 2019 - Jimmie48/WTA
September 28, 2019
Third seed Elina Svitolina faces a blockbuster opener against 2018 finalist Anastasija Sevastova at the China Open, while Angelique Kerber and Zhang Shuai square off for the second year in a row and 2017 champion Caroline Garcia clashes with Dayana Yastremska in a rematch of May's epic Strasbourg final. Scroll down for full order of play.
Elina Svitolina - Wuhan 2019 - Jimmie48/WTA
September 25, 2019
Third seed Elina Svitolina made smooth progress into the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open quarterfinals with a straight-sets defeat of Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Ashleigh Barty - Wuhan 2019 - Jimmie48/WTA
September 24, 2019
World No.1 Ashleigh Barty takes on Guangzhou champion Sofia Kenin for the fourth time this season at the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open, while defending champion Aryna Sabalenka seeks to overturn her head-to-head against Kiki Bertens and two-time winner Petra Kvitova clashes with Sloane Stephens as third-round action gets under way.
Having had no home champions since 1998, Japan got two in as many weeks in September 2019, with Naomi Osaka picking up her first home title in Osaka, the city of her birth, without dropping a set (Getty)
September 22, 2019
Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese winner of the Toray Pan Pacific Open in 24 years - one week after Nao Hibino picked up her second title at the 2019 Hana-Cupid Japan Women's Open. Take a look back at the last 25 players to win WTA titles on home soil.
Petra Kvitova - Wuhan 2019 - Jimmie48/WTA
September 22, 2019
Two-time champion Petra Kvitova kicks off her 2019 Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open campaign against Polona Hercog, while Angelique Kerber takes on Monica Puig and Caroline Wozniacki faces Hsieh Su-Wei as first-round action concludes and second-round play begins.
Sloane Stephens' defence in 2018 was ended at the quarterfinal stage 6-2, 6-3 by Anastasija Sevastova (Getty)
August 26, 2019
As Naomi Osaka embarks on her title defence, take a look back at how the past 20 US Open champions have fared on their returns to New York one year later.
Bianca Andreescu became Canada's first singles Grand Slam champion at the 2019 US Open. (Getty Images)
August 23, 2019
Take a look back at all the US Open champions since 1999.
Svetlana Kuznetsova jumped an astonishing 91 spots from WTA World No.153 to No.61 after reaching the Western & Southern Open final. (Getty)
August 19, 2019
A look at the stars in the Top 100 whose ranking has improved by at least five spots over the last week.