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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Sabine Lisicki dashes hopes of Italian underdog Francesca Schiavone

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 11:16pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com German wild card sorts out serve to book final clash on Sunday with Czech Karolina Pliskova in fight for inaugural Hong Kong Open crown Lisicki dashes hopesof Italian underdog The Victoria Park crowd loves an underdog and Francesca Schiavone fitted the bill perfectly as she faced top seed Sabine Lisicki in the second semi-final on Saturday. ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Rungkat a real threat to Hong Kong's Davis Cup hopes

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:47pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... on Friday, a doubles on Saturday and two reverse singles on Sunday. The odds are against us but Rungkat is not fully fit and is just making his comeback after injury, so hopefully his matches can go either way Chris Lai "The odds are against us but Rungkat is not fully fit and is just making his comeback after injury, so hopefully his matches can go either way," said Lai. The local ...

  3. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

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

    Posted May 12th 2014, 10:21am

    ... a first-round loser a year ago who stand 0-3 on the Roman clay. The top of the women’s draw remains a question mark, with top seed and holder Serena Williams hoping to be fit after withdrawing from ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Thailand rest Pruchya Isarow for Davis Cup singles with HK

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

    ... "Wishaya has a big game and can do a lot of damage if he gets the momentum going. We will just take it a match at a time. I believe the last day will boil down to physical fitness considering ...

  5. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Nadal out to put clay swing on course at Rio Open

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... returns to full fitness, the tournament is an early stepping stone in a claycourt season he hopes will culminate in a ninth French Open crown. His fellow Spaniard, David Ferrer, ...

  6. Sport - TENNIS

    Heat shuts down matches at Australian Open as Maria Sharapova struggles through

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 11:22am by Reuters

    ... shoulders and poured water over her head. “For outside courts new matches will not be called to court until the temperature falls back down to a temperature deemed fit for play by the tournament ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Tsonga to skip US Open

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 09:25am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... he told sports daily L’Equipe on Thursday. “I will not go to the US Open (starting August 26). Today I have to have treatment and be certain I can play at 100 per cent fitness,” Tsonga, ... He insisted he was “philosophical, not stressed at all” about his fitness woes. “I know exactly what I have and how much time it will take before I can be back to full fitness. Each time ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Murray to have back surgery, set to miss rest of season

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 10:06am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is to undergo minor back surgery with the aim of being fully fit for the new season, his management team said in a statement on Thursday. ... “The aim is to be fully fit for the new season.” Murray said on his Facebook page: “Thanks so much for all the nice messages today... Having operation on monday.. Will let everyone know how ...

  9. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Czechs win doubles to lead Davis Cup final

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 03:29pm by Associated Press in Belgrade, Serbia

    ... were hit by mini-breaks. Stepanek won the match with an ace.  “Today, it worked out really well. We fit perfectly. Honestly,” Stepanek said. “It was one of the best matches we played. But we ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Stepanek steps up to secure Davis Cup victory for Czechs

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 11:30am

    ... doubles, which the Czechs won in straight sets, as well as naming Lajovic for the final singles instead of the more experienced and hard-hitting Ilija Bozoljac. "We only had so many fit ...




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