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September 18, 2022
Fruhvirtova rallies from the brink to claim maiden WTA title at Chennai Open Czech teen Linda Fruhvirtova claimed her first career WTA singles title in dramatic fashion as she came back from a break down in the final set to beat Magda Linette and win the WTA Chennai Open. Just 17 years old, Fruhvirtova showed...
September 17, 2022
Fruhvirtova to take on third seed Linette for WTA Chennai Open title 17-year-old Linda Fruhvirtova advanced to the first WTA Tour final of her young career as she produced a late comeback to defeat former French Open semi-finalist Nadia Podoroska at the WTA Chennai Open on Saturday. In a thrilling match that produced some of...
September 17, 2022
“I don’t care if I win a Grand Slam when I’m 19 or 20” – Linda Fruhvirtova in no hurry to become tennis’ next teenage superstarBy Haresh Ramchandani We live in an instant age, where we get and expect things in at the click of our fingers. We want youngsters to become champions instantly and...
September 16, 2022
Linette to meet Swan in WTA Chennai Open semi-finals Third seed Magda Linette, of Poland, reached her first WTA Tour semi-final of the year after a hard-fought straight sets win over the seventh seeded Rebecca Marino, of Canada, at the WTA Chennai Open on Friday night. Linette and Marino went toe-to-toe in the first set...
September 16, 2022
Podoroska, Fruhvirtova set up semi-final clash at WTA Chennai Open Former French Open semi-finalist Nadia Podoroska and Czech teenager Linda Fruhvirtova set up an exciting semi-final clash at the WTA Chennai Open with contrasting wins on Friday evening. Podoroska, trying to find her way back to the elite level after being off the tour for...
September 15, 2022
Podoroska comes back from the brink to upset Maria at the WTA Chennai Open Former French Open semi-finalist Nadia Podoroska pulled off an incredible comeback late in the deciding set tiebreak to oust fourth seed Tatjana Maria in second round action at the WTA Chennai Open on Thursday evening. The 25-year-old Argentine started the match...
September 15, 2022
Proud, Grateful and Ready for the Challenge: Genie Bouchard plots her comeback via Chennai By Haresh Ramchandani Seventeen months is a long time in a lifespan. It's an even longer time in the career span of an athlete where fortunes change overnight and new challengers are waiting in the wings on a regular basis. But...
September 14, 2022
Bouchard, Fruhvirtova advance to WTA Chennai Open quarter-finals Former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard and Czech teenager Linda Fruhvirtova advanced to the quarter-finals of the WTA Chennai Open on Wednesday evening after both won their matches in straight sets. Bouchard, a former world No 5 on the comeback trail after missing 17 months due to shoulder...
September 14, 2022
“After the US Open, I actually wanted to take a break from tennis” – Gasanova turns it around in ChennaiBy Haresh Ramchandani The wheel of fortune turns rather quickly in tennis. A tournament winner one week could be an early loser the following week. But there is also the very real possibility that an early...
September 13, 2022
World No 147 Gasanova upsets top seed Riske-Amritraj in WTA Chennai Open Russia's Anastasia Gasanova pulled off the biggest upset of the 2022 WTA Chennai Open with a straight-sets win over top seed Alison Riske-Amritraj at the SDAT Tennis Stadium on Tuesday evening. Ranked No 147 in the world, Gasanova broke the 23rd-ranked American twice...
Thandi Won
September 12, 2022
Karman Kaur Thandi upsets eighth seed Paquet on opening day of WTA Chennai Open India's Karman Kaur Thandi scored the big upset on the opening day of the WTA Chennai Open with a three-set win over eighth seed Chloe Paquet, of France at the SDAT Tennis Stadium on Monday evening. The 24-year-old wild card entrant...
Bouchard Begins
September 12, 2022
Bouchard begins Chennai Open with a straight sets win Canada's Eugenie Bouchard scored her first WTA 250-level win since returning to the tour last month after shoulder surgery with a 7-6, 6-2 victory over Switzerland's Joanne Zuger. Bouchard, a former world No. 5 and Wimbledon runner-up, claimed a tough first set in a tiebreaker before...
Trjandramulia upsets
September 12, 2022
Trjandramulia upsets top seed in WTA Chennai Open qualifying Australia's Olivia Trjandramulia scored the big upset on the final day of qualifying for the WTA Chennai Open at SDAT Tennis Stadium with a hard-fought straight sets win over top seed Yuki Naito, of Japan. Trjandramulia defeated Naito 6-3, 7-6 (11-9) in one hour and 47...
September 11, 2022
Top Indians Ankita Raina and Karman Thandi take on seeded players in Chennai Open first round India's top-ranked singles players, Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi, will begin their WTA Chennai Open campaign against seeded players at Chennai's SDAT Tennis Stadium. Raina, ranked No 326 in the world, will open her campaign against fourth seed...