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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Hong Kong can bring top-class men's tennis event back, but needs an ATP licence

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:35am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the possibility of a tennis boom in China with the 2008 Beijing Olympics coming up. It has been difficult to get back to those heady days for a number of reasons- the main ones being money and the rarity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1591906/hong-kong-can-bring-top-class-mens-event-back-needs-atp-licence
  2. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    New tennis stadium on the cards, says senior official

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 01:06am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of China's Zheng Jie 6-1, 6-3, but had some headaches as she was forced off many times due to rain interruptions. Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck beat Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia 6-4, 6-2, setting up a semi-final clash with Pliskova. Top seed Sabine Lisicki of Germany reached the semi-finals after beating China's Zheng Saisai 6-4, 6-3. Lisicki will face former French Open champion Francesca ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1591189/new-tennis-stadium-cards-says-senior-official
  3. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Mentally stronger Peng Shuai still has soft spot for doubles

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:39pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... a soft spot for doubles With the 2016 Rio Olympics as a target, China sensation Peng Shuai won't give up playing doubles even though her dream run at the US Open last week- where she reached ... The experience, though, seems to have given the China No 2- behind Li Na- a boost. "I feel mentally stronger now. In the past I would feel shaky and afraid, but at the US Open I felt as if I had more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1590355/peng-shuai-still-has-soft-spot-doubles
  4. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Fans vent anger as new WTA event starts with a whimper

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:42pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... not draw the same interest as Bouchard, but that is the best the Hong Kong Open will serve this week especially after the other drawcard Peng Shuai withdrew, also citing fatigue. But China ... cheered for China's Zhu Lin and Zhang Kailin who both got past their final qualifying hurdles to book two of the four tickets available for the main draw. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1588063/hong-kong-open-low-key-start
  5. Sport - TENNIS

    Eugenie Bouchard and Peng Shuai out of Hong Kong Open

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 02:40pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Top drawcards Eugenie Bouchard and Peng Shuai have pulled out of the inaugural Hong Kong Open after both suffered heat strokes in their final matches at the US Open. Canada’s world number eight, Bouchard, lost in the fourth round on September 1, while China’s Peng capitulated midway through her semi-final encounter against Caroline Wozniacki ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/article/1586576/eugenie-bouchard-and-peng-shuai-out-hong-kong-open
  6. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Organisers lay into Bouchard no-show

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 12:45am by Alvin Sallay

    ... The tournament's other top drawcard China's Peng Shuai has also withdrawn from the tournament, but she will still turn up in Hong Kong to meet her commitments said local organisers. Peng, suffering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1586881/organisers-lay-bouchard-no-show
  7. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na pulls out of US Open over knee injury

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:47pm by AP

    ... tennis player from China to win a grand slam singles title also withdrew from hard-court tournaments in Montreal and Cincinnati over the next two weeks. The second-ranked Li wrote in a posting ... it to be in order to play at the highest level Li Na of China She also said: “My medical team has advised me that I need to take some time off to rest my knee.” Li did not specify which knee, but she played ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1563799/li-na-pulls-out-us-open-over-knee-injury
  8. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na and Carlos Rodriguez part ways

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 10:00pm

    ... from China to win a Grand Slam singles title. Li lost in the first round at Roland Garros in May, and in the third round at Wimbledon last week. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1546965/li-na-and-carlos-rodriguez-part-ways
  9. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Ivanovic targeted for Hong Kong Open

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 10:06pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... "This is the first time in two decades we will stage a WTA tournament and have to build the event step by step." China's Peng Shuai and her partner Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan, currently ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1545789/ivanovic-targeted-hong-kong-open
  10. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na admits Wimbledon blunder as she crashes out in the third round

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 01:52am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London World No 2 says not playing on grass before Wimbledon proved to bethe 'incorrect decision' as Chinese star crashes out in the third round Li Na regrets missing Eastbourne warm-up Li Na, the world number two and rei ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1542559/li-na-admits-wimbledon-blunder-she-crashes-out-third-round

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