Zheng Saisai, 2019 China Open (Getty)
October 22, 2019
Wildcard Zheng Saisai claimed her third Top 20 win of the season with a straight-set defeat of No.3 seed Madison Keys in round-robin play at the Hengqin Life WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai.
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.
Dayana Yastremska - Tianjin 2019 - Tianjin Open
October 9, 2019
Third seed Dayana Yastremska takes on 2016 champion Peng Shuai at the Tianjin Open, while second seed Wang Qiang and seventh seed Zheng Saisai also bid to keep the home flag flying as second-round action concludes. Scroll down for full order of play.
Petra Kvitova - Beijing 2019 - Jimmie48/WTA
October 1, 2019
2014 runner-up Petra Kvitova faces Belinda Bencic in a rematch of this year's Dubai final at the China Open, while Bianca Andreescu and Elise Mertens reprise their US Open quarterfinal and Elina Svitolina clashes with Sofia Kenin for the fourth time this year as second-round action concludes and third-round play begins. Scroll down for full order of play.
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.
Belinda Bencic - Wuhan 2019 - Jimmie48/WTA
September 27, 2019
US Open semifinalist Belinda Bencic takes on Hsieh Su-Wei and second seed Karolina Pliskova faces Jelena Ostapenko in two of several tantalizing encounters as first-round action kicks off at the 2019 China Open.
Elina Svitolina - Guangzhou 2019 - Elizabeth Bai
September 17, 2019
Top seed Elina Svitolina bounced back from a slow start to defeat Dalila Jakupovic in straight sets in the first round of the Guangzhou International Women's Open, while wildcard Peng Shuai dethroned defending champion Wang Qiang and Katarina Zavatska won the longest WTA main draw match of the year so far with an epic upset of Fiona Ferro.
Elina Svitolina - Zhengzhou 2019 - Zhengzhou Open
September 11, 2019
US Open semifinalist Elina Svitolina kicks off her Zhengzhou Open campaign against Yulia Putintseva, while US Open doubles champion Aryna Sabalenka opens against Jelena Ostapenko as second-round action continues.
Venus Williams (Getty Images)
August 26, 2019
Two-time champion Venus Williams dropped just one game in a flawless first-round performance against Zheng Saisai to kick off her 2019 US Open campaign.
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.