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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Hong Kong youngsters aim to serve surprise in Junior Davis Cup finals

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 12:32am by Kevin Kung

    ... I have to balance it," said Tang. During the summer Tang spent six weeks travelling to overseas tournaments. He won a grade four singles title in the South Pacific Open Junior Championships ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Future looks bright for Hong Kong teenagers

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:36am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Stars tournament to encourage young girls throughout the Asia-Pacific region to take up the sport. "Women's tennis in Asia is in a golden age and the future looks extremely bright," says Ryan Sandilands, WTA chief executive for the Asia-Pacific region. "Players like Li Na and Peng Shuai have led from the front in recent years, but there is a crop of rising stars ...

  3. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Kvitova tames Kerber to win Pan Pacific Open

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 04:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Czech Petra Kvitova recovered from a second-set meltdown to beat fellow left-hander Angelique Kerber 6-2, 0-6, 6-3 and capture the Pan Pacific Open on Saturday for her second title of the year. Seventh seed Kvitova, the 2011 Wimbledon champion, burst from the blocks in the Tokyo final, storming through the first set, but inexplicably suffered ...

  4. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Bouchard advances at Pan Pacific Open

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 03:57pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Eugenie Bouchard of Canada upset sixth-seeded Jelena Jankovic of Serbia 7-5, 6-2 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open. Bouchard, making her debut in the Tokyo tournament, broke Jankovic to go up 5-2 in the second set and then held serve to win the match in 1 hour, 10 minutes at Ariake Colosseum. Jankovic had a 5-4 lead ...

  5. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Azarenka, Sharapova crash out of Pan Pacific Open

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 08:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo World number one Victoria Azarenka and number two Maria Sharapova crashed out of the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in contrasting styles on Thursday. Azarenka, from Belarus, pulled out citing fatigue, while the French Open champion from Russia went down to Samantha Stosur of Australia 4-6, 6-7 (10/12) in the quarter-finals. “Before the tournament ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Todd Woodbridge rues Hong Kong's exit from regional circuit

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 11:29pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... with the play-offs taking place in Shenzhen next month. "Last year we staged the highly successful Asia-Pacific Wild-card play-off in Nanjing with local players Di Wu and Zhang Yuxuan winning main draw ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Venus Williams denied new record for world’s fastest serve

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 01:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Pacific Open.  However, the IDS radar guns the WTA uses to track official service speeds are not deployed in Tokyo, meaning Williams’s own women’s record of 207.6 kph- registered at the 2007 US ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Singapore seals record deal to host WTA event

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... million (HK$50 million), its largest yet. The arrival of the tournament, the biggest in the Asia-Pacific region after the Australian Open grand slam, comes with Asian tennis still expanding ... in the Asia-Pacific zone, marking the first time the region will have hosted more tournaments than any other part of the world. Allaster said the impact of Li's win was only just being felt and would ...

  9. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na still lone Asian tennis superstar

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the decade for me," Allaster said recently. "Tennis in the Asia-Pacific region has a lot of growth potential." Li's season to date has been somewhat of a roller-coaster, starting ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Two years on Li still stands alone

    Posted May 24th 2013, 10:33am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... the women’s game on the continent, especially with flagging interest in the United States. “She is the most important player of the decade for me,” Allaster said recently. “Tennis in the Asian-Pacific ...




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