Iga Swiatek earned her first WTA Finals title and year-end No.
From 1-all in the beginning, Swiatek took full control, collecting the next 11 games with his superb game, making no unforced errors and repeatedly forcing Pegula to make mistakes.
Swiatek, a 22-year-old from Poland, went 5-0 in the tournament to close the season, winning all 10 sets he played and winning only 20 games. That’s the fewest wins since 2003, when they returned to the round robin format; The previous low was 34 games played by Justine Henin in 2007.
Swiatek is also the last WTA Finals champion since Petra Kvitova was 21 in 2011.
This win moves him back to No.
PREMIER LEAGUE: Tottenham players lost their heads and the remaining unbeaten record in the English Premier League.
A late hat trick by Nicolas Jackson sealed a 4-1 victory for Chelsea in a tumultuous London game that featured two red cards – for Tottenham defenders Cristian Romero and Destiny Udogie – five goals disallowed and a smart move from Spurs manager Ange Postecoglou in mind. his unexpected. to survive with nine men.
Jackson broke the resistance of Tottenham with his three goals from the 75th minute, setting up a difficult game that sometimes contradicted the players who survived for a while despite playing in a very defensive line following the deployment of Romero in the 33rd and Udogie in the 33rd. 55 and.
Dejan Kulusevski gave Tottenham a flying start with a deflected shot in the sixth minute, only for the derby to go up in flames amid wild challenges and maddening action.
Amidst all the madness, Cole Palmer equalized at the spot as Romero received a penalty – and his fourth red card in 2 1/2 years at Tottenham – for a tackle on fellow Argentine Enzo Fernandez.
And after Udogie picked up a second yellow card, Tottenham faced an uphill battle to maintain their unbeaten start to the season.
Chelsea initially failed to break through Tottenham’s strong but perhaps naive line, but they did so badly.
Jackson’s last two goals came in time to secure a memorable victory for visiting manager Mauricio Pochettino as he returned to the club he coached from 2014-19 and led to the Champions League final.
MLS: The Portland Timbers have named former Inter Miami coach Phil Neville as the team’s head coach for the 2026 season.
Neville replaces Giovanni Savarese, who was released by the Timbers in August after more than five years with the club. Portland went to the playoffs in four of those seasons and reached the MLS Cup title game in 2018 and 2021.
Neville, 46, who played for Manchester United and Everton, coached Inter Miami from 2021 until this June when he was sacked. He was 35-42-13 as coach of David Beckham’s MLS club.
Girls’ Soccer: Tournaments begin at the southern end of the division