Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki met in the WTA final at Indian Wells, Calif., and improved their positions in the women's tennis rankings.
Romania's Monica Niculescu outlasted Russian Olga Puchkova in the final of the WTA Brazil Tennis Cup Saturday, notching her first career championship.
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Olga Puchkova surprised Venus Williams in their first career meeting Friday to reach the championship match of the Brazil Tennis Cup.
No. 1 seed Venus Williams coasted into the semifinals of the Brazil Tennis Cup Thursday, moving within two wins of recording her 45th WTA title.
Venus Williams outlasted Garbine Muguruza Wednesday to earn a quarterfinal berth in the Brazil Tennis Cup.
Top-seeded Venus Williams breezed to a first-round win but No. 3 Kirsten Flipkens fell in an upset Tuesday at the WTA Brazil Tennis Cup.
Fourth-seeded Chanelle Scheepers advanced but No. 2 Yaroslava Shvedova was bounced Monday in rain-shortened first-round play at the WTA Brazil Tennis Cup.
Petra Kvitova's title match win over Sara Errani boosted Kvitova up a spot to No. 7 in the women's world tennis rankings.
Slovakian Jana Cepelova and Annika Beck of Germany opened the WTA Brazil Tennis Cup Sunday with first-round victories.