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  1. Sport - TENNIS

    Big guns spiked as Kei Nishikori sets up US Open final showdown with Marin Cilic

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 02:36pm by Reuters

    ... a fifth straight trip to the US Open final when he toppled the world number one 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 on a sweltering Arthur Ashe Stadium court. Then, before a disbelieving crowd had fully ... Reuters in New York Japan’s Kei Nishikori and Croatia’s Marin Cilic rocked the tennis world with stunning back-to-back US Open semi-final upsets on Saturday, sending two all-time greats ...

  2. Sport - TENNIS

    No mercy between friends in US Open final clash between Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 02:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Good friends Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki will get together again on Sunday, but the US Open final won’t be another day at the beach. There’s ... endured early French Open exits. “She always makes me laugh and makes everyone around her laugh,” she said, but adds: “I’m on court to win, and it doesn’t matter who’s on the other side.” The two ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Lisicki storms back against Pliskova to win Hong Kong Open title

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 11:04pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... storms back to win HK Open title It was hot on Victoria Park's centre court, at least five degrees higher than the 33 recorded on Sunday in Causeway Bay- and it resulted in a meltdown for Karolina Pliskova in the final of the inaugural Prudential Hong Kong Open. Sabine Lisicki, the top seed and the last player to confirm for the tournament was also the last one standing as she ...

  4. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Mentally stronger Peng Shuai still has soft spot for doubles

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

    ... back but could not last, dropping to her knees sobbing before she was taken away from court in a wheelchair to hospital having conceded her first grand slam semi-final through injury. ... the semi-finals- has encouraged her to focus more on singles. Peng, 28, was due to play in the singles main draw at the Prudential Hong Kong Open, but pulled out after doctors told her to take a two-week ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Future looks bright for Hong Kong teenagers

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

    ... to be played at the Kallang Tennis Centre in Singapore from October 17-20. The finals of each competition will be played on Centre court at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, the venue of the WTA Finals ... It will be a dream come true for Justine Leong Kwan-tung, 13, and Claudia Ng Hei-ching, 14, who will be able to rub shoulders with the likes of Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova at the WTA Finals ...

  6. Sport - TENNIS

    Bravery not enough as heat fells Peng Shuai in US Open

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 03:04pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York   Suffering from heat illness and cramps, a brave Peng Shuai ignored doctor’s advice and returned to a baking court determined to complete her US Open semi-final ... to the back wall of Arthur Ashe Stadium court with severe cramping. In obvious distress, the Chinese doubles specialist was eventually helped off the court and disappeared into the locker rooms where ...

  7. Sport - TENNIS

    Hantuchova turns the heat on Zhang Ling

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:45pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... that rejuvenated her as she turned things around to finish with a 6-1, 6-4 victory to march into the second round. It was hot enough to fry an egg on centre court at Victoria Park yesterday afternoon ... time,' Hantuchova said. "It was impossible to stay on court. My dress was heavy and one metre longer and I was feeling uncomfortable. I had to change," added Hantuchova. Her decision ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Christina McHale's homecoming falls flat at Hong Kong Open

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:01pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... The long-awaited professionally-sanctioned tournament finally hit its straps as a festive and holiday crowd wandered around Victoria Park enjoying the sight of evergreen Japanese star Kimiko Date-Krumm winning on an outside court or seeing double with Czech twins Karolina and Kristyna Pliskova in separate action while nibbling on tender strips of Wagyu beef, washed down by flutes of sweet ...

  9. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Roger Federer sets up a blockbuster

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:01pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Swiss ace cruises into his 10th US Open quarter-final in the last 11 years, heading for a showdown with the eccentric French star Gael Monfils Federer sets up a blockbuster Five-time champion Roger Federer set up a US Open quarter-final blockbuster against eccentric French star Gael Monfils as the hugely-hyped new generation once again flopped. ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Organisers lay into Bouchard no-show

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

    ... heatstroke, was taken from court in a wheelchair to hospital after her semi-final match against Caroline Wozniacki at the US Open on Friday. Peng was in growing discomfort in the hot sunshine ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Canadian star's pullout from HK Open is just 'poor form' says Herbert Chow, although Peng Shuai will turn up but not on court Organisers ...




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