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  1. Sport - China - TENNIS

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

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

    ... she was looking forward to getting back onto the hard courts of the North American swing. That period of the season concludes with the US Open, where she made the semi-finals in 2013 ... It's my biggest win," said the player whose low-key career only previously hit the headlines when she served a six-month doping ban in 2013. Zahlavova Strycova said she did not hear Li ...

  2. Sport - China - TENNIS

    China’s Li Na turns momentum her way after ousting Samantha Stosur in Italy

    Posted May 15th 2014, 10:05pm by Agence France-Presse in Rome

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Second seed makes inroads on lopsided scoreline with Australian, who has beaten Chinese in six previous encounters Chinese second seed Li Na defeated Samantha ... of the spring clay season as she beat the Russian eighth seed 6-1, 6-4. Sharapova had won back-to-back titles in Stuttgart and Madrid, compiling a dozen straight victories. Ivanovic, the 2008 Roland ...

  3. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Clay king Nadal braced for new Wimbledon roller coaster

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 09:35am

    ... while, in 2013, he was dumped out in the first round by Belgian journeyman Steve Darcis. That was the only time Nadal has ever exited a grand slam in the first round. “I am going to Halle ...

  4. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Madrid master Nadal sends message he's back to lethal best

    Posted May 12th 2014, 10:21am

    ... favoured clay this spring in Monte Carlo and Barcelona, Nadal will be pleased to travel to Italy as a winner. I’m feeling better and better physically, better than a year ago. This is the most ... her Stuttgart title from last month and remains an undefeated 11-0 on the surface this spring. The Russian takes the eighth seeding. “Once I get to Rome, I’ll dedicate myself ...

  5. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic to face off in Dubai semis

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

    ... Tomas Berdych, who finished runner-up to Djokovic in 2013, faces seventh seed Philipp Kohlschreiber in the other semi-final. Berdych overcame fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 6-3 while ...

  6. 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

    ... 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 ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Thailand rest Pruchya Isarow for Davis Cup singles with HK

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 09:55pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... "Obviously, Isarow is their number one player, but they have kept him for the doubles encounter on Saturday and are only likely to bring him in for singles if things don't go right for them after ...

  8. 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- ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    WTA event organisers hope to bring Li Na to HK tournament

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 09:33pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... nine ranking points from the event to climb above the Belarussian in the rankings. The Hong Kong event can only field one player from the world's top 10 from the 2013 year-end rankings (Li ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Ana Ivanovic stuns Serena Williams at Australian Open

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 01:26pm by Associated Press

    ... at the ball.” Williams hadn’t lost a match since August, one of only four defeats in 2013, and came into the fourth round with 25 straight wins. It was her 70th match at Melbourne Park, a record ...




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