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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Hong Kong can bring top-class men's tennis event back, but needs an ATP licence

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:35am by Alvin Sallay

    ... That was snatched by the HKTA with the financial backing of the government. Lee said: "The nature of ATP tournament licences is that people, companies, federations own them and occasionally ...

  2. Sport - TENNIS

    Hantuchova turns the heat on Zhang Ling

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

    ... who will lead Hong Kong at the Asian Games, said she learned from the experience, the biggest lesson being that she had to improve her service game. "If I can serve better and start from ...

  3. 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

    ... the Swiss master at his sixth attempt. Federer had no answer to his opponents’ booming service game and heavy groundstrokes as Cilic completed the win with three aces and a sizzling backhand winner ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Ivanovic targeted for Hong Kong Open

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 10:06pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... that the situation would improve in 2015 when the tournament is shifted to October. "Hong Kong is an ideal destination for tennis players with its good location and services," said Cheng. ...

  5. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Eugenie Bouchard overcomes jitters to reach Wimbledon final

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:46am by AFP

    ... was secured when Halep netted a service return. Kvitova, who won her only grand slam title here three years ago, saw off 23rd seed Safarova with 24 winners and eight aces in 80 minutes on Centre ...

  6. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Zheng Jie loses to Coco Vandeweghe in Den Bosch Open final

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:35am

    ... specialist who reached the final four at Wimbledon in 2008, was unable to find an answer to Vandeweghe’s powerful serve. Vandeweghe served eight aces and won her first service 27 out of 28 times. ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Petkovic and Halep both win 6-2, 6-2 to advance at Roland Garros

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:10pm by Reuters

    ... thrashed 10th seed Sara Errani 6-2, 6-2 after a lengthy rain delay. The 28th seed was quicker to hit her stride in chilly, gusty conditions in Paris and despite losing her first service game she ... point when Kuznetsova netted a service return. In the first semi-final, today, Maria Sharapova faces Eugenie Bouchard, and she will have to be at her best against an opponent who likes a scrap, ...

  8. Sport - China - TENNIS

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

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

    ... with Williams surrendering a second service break with a double fault in the seventh game. The seriousness of her situation seemed to wake Williams up. She won the next five games to take the set, ...

  9. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Quantitative analysts turning sports betting into more of a science

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 09:22pm by Bloomberg

    ... operating in financial markets gained 11.5 per cent on average last year and have produced an annualised return of 6.6 per cent since the end of 2008, according to Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research. ... for insight. He said his service using a model would have returned 6.1 per cent since August. "The market is fairly efficient," Weston, 34, said. "Casual bettors aren't ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    WTA event organisers hope to bring Li Na to HK tournament

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

    ... regardless of the financial incentive to play." It is understood that Li, who won her second grand slam title in January, now commands an appearance fee of around US$400,000 to turn up ...




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