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  1. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Andy Murray aims to keep ATP World Tour Finals bid on track in Valencia

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 09:34pm by AFP

    ... in his fourth event in as many weeks. Murray's victory in Vienna moved the 2013 Wimbledon champion 110 points clear of Ferrer, who also has 300 points to defend in Valencia having been ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Lisicki storms back against Pliskova to win Hong Kong Open title

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

    ... answer. Pliskova had played most of her matches in her run to the final during the day while Lisicki, the marquee player at the tournament, had it better with evening encounters. Organisers had ...

  3. Sport - TENNIS

    Hantuchova turns the heat on Zhang Ling

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

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Slovak second seed suffers under the burning sun but still proves too hot for the local ace in their afternoon encounter at the Hong Kong Open Hantuchova turns heat on Zhang Ling It was hot, hot, hot for Daniela Hantuchova as she made her appearance at the Prudential Hong Kong Open, but the second seed coped with it simply by changing her dress, ...

  4. Sport - TENNIS

    Eugenie Bouchard and Peng Shuai out of Hong Kong Open

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 02:40pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Top drawcards Eugenie Bouchard and Peng Shuai have pulled out of the inaugural Hong Kong Open after both suffered heat strokes in their final matches at the US Open. Canada’s world number eight, Bouchard, lost in the fourth round on September 1, while China’s Peng capitulated midway through her semi-final encounter against Caroline Wozniacki ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Former Hong Kong resident Christina McHale hoping for perfect homecoming

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 09:56pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... this week in Hong Kong," said McHale before the main draw was conducted yesterday. Seeded fourth in the 32-strong competition, McHale will face a tough first-round encounter tomorrow against ...

  6. 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

    ... encounters. “When she’s on fire, she’s hard to beat,” Wozniacki said. “But I have had two tough matches against her the last few weeks. I was really close. Hopefully for me that would be third time’s ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Organisers lay into Bouchard no-show

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

    ... understand there is the possibility that she could do well during the spring and summer and be a bit tired. But surely she should have kept her word," Chow said. Bouchard said she ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Andy Murray can't wait to start Toronto campaign

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:22pm by AFP

    ... to find traction after his September back surgery and subsequent return to tennis at the start of this season. Murray is still seeking his first title since thrilling Britain with his 2013 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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