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  1. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Roger Federer toils to get past veteran Radek Stepanek in Dubai

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 10:11am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Swiss star has to dig deep to reach quarter-finals Former men’s world number one Roger Federer had to dig deep to progress to the quarter-finals of the Dubai Open on Wednesday eventually beating fellow veteran Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3 in their second round clash. The 32-year-old grand slam record-holder – who has won the Dubai ...

  2. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic to face off in Dubai semis

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:14am by Reuters

    ... with Novak Djokovic in the Dubai Championship. Federer eased through 6-2, 6-2 while holder Djokovic enjoyed a walkover when quarter-final opponent Mikhail Youzhny withdrew through illness. Third seed ... match at the ATP World Tour Finals in London in November. “We know each other very well, and we’ve played each other everywhere and all the surfaces, you name it,” Federer said. “I think we ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Hong Kong win back Davis Cup group II status in Dubai tournament

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com New-look side returns to Asia/Oceania group II after almost completing clean sweep in Dubai Superb effort sees HK's Davis Cup team promoted A new-look Hong Kong have won back promotion into group II in the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone next year after finishing runners-up to Vietnam at the eight-team group III competition in Dubai. Demoted ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Delay to Davis Cup clash in Indonesia could benefit Hong Kong

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

    ... Alvin Sallay Davis Cup tie pushed back due to elections in country, meaning Velasco will be eligible Delayed Indonesia clash could benefit HK Parliamentary elections in Jakarta have forced this weekend's Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group Two relegation tie against Indonesia to be pushed back to the end of the month- and the delay could be a boost for Hong Kong, who will now be able to call ...

  5. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Rafael Nadal can't wait to get back on clay

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:50pm by AFP

    ... hopes culminates with his ninth French Open title. World number one Nadal lost in straight sets in the final of the Miami Masters tournament on Sunday to second seed Novak Djokovic. Djokovic ... of the best things about the clay swing is there is less distance to travel from tournament to tournament in Europe. "I like the changes of continents and surfaces," said world number four ...

  6. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Novak Djokovic has triple goal to end 2013

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 10:51am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Serb wants World Tour Finals, Davis Cup and No.1 spot Paris Masters champion Novak Djokovic is braced for a triple quickfire challenge of winning the World Tour Finals, the Davis Cup and finishing the year as world number one. The 26-year-old produced some of his best tennis to defeat Spaniard David Ferrer 7-5, 7-5 in Sunday’s final in the French capital ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Local championship offers wild card to Hong Kong Open qualifying

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:26pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... a wild card straight into the main draw of the WTA event when Hong Kong returns to the world of professional tennis after more than a decade. "The HKTA has hosted ITF ladies and pro circuit ... event, which boasts a purse of US$250,000. Bidding to rub shoulders with some of the world's best will be leading Hong Kong juniors such as Eudice Chong Wong and Tiffany Wu Ho-ching, who ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Phillip King turns attention to Davis Cup after Fed Cup success

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:10pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com After Fed success, King turns focus to Davis Cup Having engineered Hong Kong's rise to Group One in the Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone, Phillip King will have his hands full again in his next assignment- leading the men's Davis Cup campaign against favourites Thailand in Phuket this weekend. King, who is the number one singles player ...

  9. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Li Na hungry to clinch World No 1 ranking

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

    ... to be world No 1 Li Na said she was ready to work hard to become world No 1 yesterday after clinching a popular Australian Open victory, which looks set to accelerate China's tennis boom. ... of 17 grand slam titles, as world number one. I'll show her one second, and then bring it to my house Li Na  "Of course, I have to win more matches or win more titles," she said, ...

  10. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Seventh heaven for Serena Williams as she downs Li Na in Miami final

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 01:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Miami Seventh heaven for Serena Williams as she downs Li Na in final Serena Williams snapped out of her early doldrums to roar to a record seventh Miami WTA title on Saturday with a 7-5, 6-1 win over China’s Li Na. In a battle of the world’s top two players, the US world number one took her tally of WTA titles to 59 – including 17 grand slam triumphs. She added ...




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