Tag : Tennis

I deserve No.1 ranking says Barty after Miami win

Ashleigh Barty insisted she is a worthy world number one on Saturday after defeating Bianca Andreescu to retain her Miami Open crown. However, Barty shrugged off the criticism on Saturday following her Miami win, rejecting a suggestion that her latest title "proved" she deserved her No.1 status.

Sakkari ends Osaka win streak to reach Miami semi-finals

Naomi Osaka's 23-match winning streak came to a crashing halt Wednesday as Japan's world number two was stunned 6-0, 6-4 by Maria Sakkari in the quarter-finals of the Miami Open. Andreescu, ranked ninth in the world, clawed out a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 victory over tenacious 58th-ranked Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo.

Barty ousts Azarenka while Rublev, Cilic advance at Miami

Top-ranked defending champion Ashleigh Barty advanced to the quarter-finals of the Miami Open on Monday by outlasting former world number one Victoria Azarenka 6-1, 1-6, 6-2. - Rublev to face Cilic - On the men's side, Russian fourth seed Andrey Rublev routed Hungarian 29th seed Marton Fucsovics 6-2, 6-1, to reach the fourth round.