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  1. Sport - TENNIS

    Hantuchova turns the heat on Zhang Ling

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

    ... with temperatures probably a couple of degrees Celsius higher than the recorded 33 when play started at 1pm. It was very hot out there and the most difficult conditions I have played in Daniela Hantuchova And up first was Hantuchova who later described it as the "worst conditions" she had ever played in after being forced into the wardrobe change for her sweat-laden attire. "It ...

  2. Sport - TENNIS

    Bravery not enough as heat fells Peng Shuai in US Open

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 03:04pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York   Suffering from heat illness and cramps, a brave Peng Shuai ignored doctor’s advice and returned to a baking court determined to complete her US Open semi-final ... wanted to challenge her one more time.” Peng said she knew the moment she returned to the court there was no chance to complete the match. Clearly suffering the effects of the heat ...

  3. Sport - TENNIS

    Experience tells as Daniela Hantuchova knocks out Zhang Ling in Hong Kong Open

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 06:43pm

    ... Hantuchova said her form was affected by the heat, describing the match played at the outdoor centre court in Victoria Park in temperatures reaching 33 degrees Celsius as “the worst conditions” she had experienced. The 31-year-old said she struggled to deal with the heat in the second set but kept patient and refocused, waiting for the chances which came her way and made the most of them ...

  4. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Kei Nishikori wants to take over from Li Na as Asia's new tennis role model

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 06:30am by Kevin Kung

    ... winning seven matches in a row in the Australian heat," Asia's greatest and most influential player said on her Facebook page. "It took me several agonising months to finally come ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Hong Kong youngsters aim to serve surprise in Junior Davis Cup finals

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 12:32am by Kevin Kung

    ... everybody is better than them and that is the problem; while the United States goes in assuming they are better than anybody. "They have that air of confidence, unfortunately here it's ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Lisicki storms back against Pliskova to win Hong Kong Open title

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

    ... Pliskova stranded mid-court and wondering how it all went wrong. I love competing and playing in front of a crowd. The crowd gives me so much energy Sabine Lisicki The heat might have been one ... French Open champion Francesa Schiavone to win in three sets again. "I love competing and playing in front of a crowd. The crowd gives me so much energy," Lisicki said. "The heat ...

  7. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Mentally stronger Peng Shuai still has soft spot for doubles

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:39pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... dropping a set. But the stress of playing both singles and doubles took a toll as she was struck down by the heat in the semi-finals, trailing Wozniacki 7-6, 4-3. "My body was really tired ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Former Hong Kong resident Christina McHale hoping for perfect homecoming

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

    ... That tender love affair has blossomed. McHale was ranked as high as 24 two years ago before she slipped down to 90 owing to her mononucleosis condition, which left her tired. But having overcome ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Andy Murray can't wait to start Toronto campaign

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

    ... playing my first match on Monday evening, and arranged to come on Thursday to get here a little earlier to get used to the conditions Andy Murray "I planned all of my training and everything around playing my first match on Monday evening, and arranged to come on Thursday to get here a little earlier to get used to the conditions," Murray said. Murray begins the tournament he ...




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