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  1. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na hailed as driving force of women's tennis

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore WTA chief points to China star's massive impact as they seek to expand further in Asia Li hailed as driving force of women's game Women's Tennis Association chief Stacey Allaster hailed Li Na's rise as a key factor behind the growth of women's tennis in Asia as the next generation of Chinese players follow in the grand slam ...

  2. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Federer hails Djokovic as 'real' No 1

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London After losing his world No 1 ranking, Swiss star says Serb deserves his place at top of the pile Federer hails Djokovic as real deal Roger Federer is in no doubt that Novak Djokovic deserves to finish 2012 as the world's top-ranked player. Federer replaced Djokovic at the top of the standings after winning Wimbledon in July but ceded ...

  3. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Players hail retiring Clijsters as one of the best

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in New York Sharapova, Murray and Venus Williams pay tribute to 3-time champ before her last US Open Players hail retiring Clijsters as one of the best Maria Sharapova and Andy Murray led a torrent of praise for Kim Clijsters as the three-time US Open champion prepared for the final tournament of her storied career. Clijsters is chasing a fairy-tale ending at Flushing ...

  4. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na 'most influential player of the decade', says former great Chris Evert

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 11:50pm by Reuters

    ... first singles grand slam champion. Evert, the winner of 18 grand slam titles, joined WTA Tour chief Stacey Allaster in hailing the China star's achievements at a promotional event ...

  5. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na says media criticism nearly forced her to quit

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 10:26pm by Reuters AFP

    ... a blazing sun at Rod Laver Arena. Hailing from Wuhan, known as one of the Yangtze river's "three furnaces" owing to its sweltering summers, Li was more ruffled by her occasionally ...

  6. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Tunisian star’s camp slams order to shun Israeli

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 10:06am

    ... Organisation between 1982 and 1994 after it was expelled from Lebanon. And the political pressure on Malek Jaziri has failed to spark outcry in Tunisia, with some media actually hailing his decision ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Poles dancing towards semi-final at Wimbledon

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press Poles dancing towards semi-final On one of Poland's best days on the tennis court, one of Poland's top players hailed none other than America's Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi. Hard to blame Jerzy Janowicz for that. Truth is, apart from Wojtek Fibak- a wily doubles foe for John McEnroe- who made three grand slam singles quarter-finals in 1980, ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Andy Murray praises rivals after US Open win

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... players hailed the Scot after he became the first British man to win a grand slam in 76 years. Murray, 25, defeated world No 2 and defending champion Djokovic 7-6 (12-10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2 ...



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