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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Delay to Davis Cup clash in Indonesia could benefit Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:40pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Velasco, a Spanish coach with the Hong Kong Tennis Association, has been a resident for three years. He recently won the Chinese Recreation Club Open, underlining his status as one of the leading ...

  2. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Top seeds Serena Williams, Li Na set for Miami showdown

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 12:05am by Agence France-Presse in Miami

    ... Agence France-Presse in Miami Chinese star defeats Cibulkova, while American extends dominance against Russia's Sharapova to book their final places Serena Williams extended her dominance of Maria Sharapova on Thursday, defeating the Russian 6-4, 6-3 to reach the final of the Miami hardcourt tournament for the ninth time. World number one Williams will be seeking her second ...

  3. Sport - TENNIS

    Give China's young tennis stars room to grow, pleads Li Na

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 10:17pm by Mathew Scott

    ... them] from me." The 32-year-old Li has had an often-tempestuous relationship with certain sections of the Chinese media and yesterday laid the blame on the fact that they tried to pry too much into her personal life, something she hoped the next generation of Chinese players wouldn't have to face. Li famously walked away from the sport from 2002-2004 to take on a degree ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Peng Shuai is first star to confirm appearance at Hong Kong Open

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 09:23pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... number two, had turned down overtures due to scheduling reasons. The Chinese star will be playing in the US Open, which will be held before the Hong Kong tournament. Li, however, will be seen ... Peng made history last month by becoming the first Chinese player, male or female, to claim the number one ranking in either singles or doubles, courtesy of a stellar 2013 season, which saw her ...

  5. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Li Na determined to become world No.1 and bag more majors

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 12:54pm by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Chinese star not content to rest on her laurels World number two Li Na has used World Tennis Day to declare she has set her sights not only adding to her grand slam collection, but to become the number one player in the world. “I’d like to take them both,” said the world number two. “But now I am at the highest ranking of my career and of course I want ...

  6. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Li Na and Peng Shuai breaking new ground for China

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 09:30pm by AFP

    ... for Chinese tennis in the new rankings released on Monday. Li, who won her second grand slam title at last month's Australian Open, underlined her status as the best ever Asian women's ... year. As they have done throughout their careers, both players continue to set new milestones for Chinese tennis Stacey Allaster, WTA She now moves to second spot with 6,690 points, still some ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Li Na tumbles out of Qatar Open

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 10:14am by Agence France-Presse

    ... third round of the Qatar Open on Thursday. The celebrated Chinese player was beaten 7-6 (7-2), 2-6, 6-4 by Petra  Cetkowska, a Czech ranked outside the top 100, in a topsy-turvy contest in Li’s  ... for Chinese supporters when Peng Shuai  became certain of becoming the first Chinese player ever to top a world ranking. After she and Hsieh Su-Wieh, her Taiwanese partner, won their first-round  ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Li Na wins her second grand slam title with Australian Open victory

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 06:24pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Melbourne Chinese star beats Dominika Cibulkova in straight sets in Melbourne China’s Li Na weathered a feisty challenge from Dominika Cibulkova before roaring to a 7-6 (7-3) ... gave up two match-points when the Slovakian pushed a backhand long and saved one of them when Li did likewise, but crumbled on the second to give the Chinese her second grand slam title after ...

  9. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Li Na hungry to clinch World No 1 ranking

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Melbourne Poster girl for Chinese stars of the future is eager to climb up the rankings to usurp Serena Williams at the top, but she needs more titles Li Na hungry ... The Chinese star will return to third in the rankings when they are released today, just 11 points behind second-placed Victoria Azarenka, after downing Dominika Cibulkova for her- and Asia's- ...

  10. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Third time lucky for Li Na

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 12:04am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Melbourne Chinese star finally gets her hands on Australian Open trophy after blowing away Dominika Cibulkova, then delights Melbourne crowd with her sense of humour ... the 2011 French Open in one of the many firsts she's established for Chinese tennis. Widely popular at Melbourne Park for her funny post-match interviews and wisecracks about her husband ...




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