Caroline Garcia reached the second round in Tokyo (Getty)
September 19, 2017
No.9 seed overcomes Aliaksandra Sasnovich in straight sets to set up second-round meeting with home favorite Kurumi Nara.
Kristina Mladenovic in Cincinnati (Getty)
September 13, 2017
It was a bad day at the office for Kristina Mladenovic at the Japan Women's Open but she still produced this moment of magic during her straight sets (6-4, 6-3) loss to Croatia's Jana Fett.
Cast your vote now for September's Breakthrough Performance of the Month - Naomi Osaka, Kristyna Pliskova, Christina McHale, or Oceane Dodin?
Lauren Davis, Oceane Dodin
Oceane Dodin became the youngest WTA title-winner in 2016 and made the biggest ranking leap of the week; Coupe Banque Nationale runner-up Lauren Davis also returned to Top 100.
Garbiñe Muguruza
A pair of first-time title winners dominated in Québec City and Tokyo - find out who made big ranking moves and where the Top 20 are playing this week right here!
Christina McHale
Christina McHale completed a marathon journey to her maiden WTA title after a rollercoaster victory over Katerina Siniakova in the final of the Japan Women's Open Tennis.
Katerina Siniakova
Katerina Siniakova powered past No.6 seed Zhang Shuai to book a spot in the final at the Japan Women's Open Tennis, where she'll face Christina McHale for the title.
Jana Cepelova
Jana Cepelova ended home hopes at the Japan Women's Open Tennis with a hard-fought victory over Kurumi Nara in Friday's quarterfinals.
Zhang Shuai, Naomi Osaka
No.6 seed Zhang Shuai ended Naomi Osaka's hopes at the Japan Women's Open Tennis with a straight set victory in their second-round clash on Thursday.
Katerina Siniakova
Katerina Siniakova required six match points and nearly three hours to defeat Louisa Chirico, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6(3), in the second round of the Japan Women's Open Tennis.
Johanna Larsson
No.4 seed Johanna Larsson powered past Sabine Lisicki in straight sets to advance in a day full of upsets at the Hashimoto Sogyo Japan Women's Open Tennis.
Agnieszka Radwanska
Former champion Agnieszka Radwanska delivered a clinical display to defeat WTA Rising Star Elina Svitolina and secure a spot in the quarterfinals of the Toray Pan Pacific Open.