The 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad held here recently has created interest among young people on this indoor game and due to the efforts of the state government the WTA Chennai Open 2022 (September 12-18) is held here, he said.
Caroline Garcia and Ons Jabeur defeated Coco Gauff and Ajla Tomljanovic in their respective quarter-final matches.
It's impossible to assess Serena Williams without considering her place in the pantheon of superstars, as worthy as anyone — woman or man, this sport or any other.
Katarzyna Kawa, Nao Hibino and Rebecca Marino also won their respective opening round matches in Chennai.
Ranked 259th in the world, 25-year-old Fiona Ferro lost at the US Open qualifiers last week. She had reached fourth round of 2020 French Open.
Iga Swiatek beat 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens 6-3, 6-2 on Thursday in the second round for her WTA Tour-leading 50th victory this season.
Iga Swiatek took one hour and 52 minutes to beat Ons Jabeur 6-2 7-6 (7-5) in the US Open 2022 final.
The Williams sisters were eliminated by the Czech pair of Lucie Hradecka and Linda Noskova 7-6 (5), 6-4 at Flushing Meadows.
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Serena Williams did not explicitly say when she planned to stop but made it sound as if the US Open would mark her farewell.
Angelique Kerber won the title at Flushing Meadows in 2016 to rise to No. 1 in the WTA rankings. She is currently ranked 52nd.
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada will also be taking part in the WTA 250 tournament as a wild card entrant.
Caroline Garcia and Borna Coric defeated Petra Kvitova and Stefanos Tsitsipas in their respective finals.
Petra Kvitova will take on Caroline Garcia in the women's singles final, while Stefanos Tsitsipas take on Borna Coric for the men's singles honours.
Simona Halep, 15th seeded, won the tournament in Montreal in 2016 and 2018. She will play Beatriz Haddad Maia in the final.
Serena Williams indicated she is preparing to walk away from tennis as the start of the US Open approaches and her 41st birthday next month nears.
Naomi Osaka had not played anywhere since a first-round loss to Amanda Anisimova at the French Open on May 23.
Daniil Medvedev stayed atop the men's rankings after not being allowed to compete at Wimbledon.
Elena Rybakina used her big serve and powerful forehand to overcome Ons Jabeur's mix of spins and slices.
Three of the top 20 seeded men have withdrawn from Wimbledon 2022 over the first four days of action because they got COVID-19.
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Petra Kvitova defeated Jelena Ostapenko in straight sets for her first grass-court title in four years. She won Wimbledon in 2011 and 2014.
Serena Williams has won seven Wimbledon championships, part of her total of 23 Grand Slam singles titles.
Ahead of playing in the singles at Wimbledon next week, there were signs that Serena Williams is regaining some sharpness after nearly a year out.
With no competitive tennis since 2021, Serena Williams is now ranked No. 1,204 in singles and wasn’t among the seeded players for Wimbledon.
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