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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    The HKTA is in talks to bring pro tennis back to Hong Kong in 2014

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... buyWTA event The Hong Kong Tennis Association is negotiating to bring a women's professional tournament to Victoria Park in September 2014, with financial backing from the government. ... are still negotiating on behalf of the Hong Kong Tennis Association for the purchase of the event from the owner and the contract has not yet been concluded," Liang said. "Even if we ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Futures to serve up way forward for tennis in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to the future, says the Hong Kong Tennis Association. That is, getting tennis back into the Sports Institute under the elite category umbrella, and a revival on the international scene. For the first ... they are against their peers from around the world, and to see if taking up the sport full-time is an option." The winds of change are gusting through the Hong Kong Tennis Association, since a new ...

  3. Tennis ceremony draws Ocean Terminal crowd

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at this year's Open. Longines also presented a HK$100,000 cheque to the Hong Kong Tennis Association to start the Longines Future Tennis Aces Scholarship. ... poses with an oversized tennis racket. She was joined by the Swiss watch brand's Hong Kong vice-president, Karen Au Yeung, and they presented this year's award to 12-year-old Claudia ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong in the running for professional women's tournament

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 01:06pm

    ... likely to cost several millions dollars. “We have assured the [Hong Kong] tennis association that we will earmark resources to help them secure a recognised international tennis event for Hong ... Alvin Sallay Government willing to meet the cost- several million dollars- to buy a licence fee for WTA event A professional tennis tournament could return to Hong Kong in 2014, ...

  5. athlete of the week

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... coach 'Maggie has been with our team for about three months,' says Jose Caballero, head coach of Hong Kong Tennis Association's national junior team. 'She started training ... Kevin Kung Name Maggie Ng Man-ying School Heep Yunn School Grade Form Four Sport Tennis Achievements Maggie, who celebrates her 16th birthday tomorrow, is a member of Hong Kong Tennis ...

  6. Miss Manners on and off the tennis court

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... student from SKH Bishop Mok Sau Tseng Secondary School is the winner of the Hong Kong Tennis Association's sportsmanship award for junior girls. Every year, the association picks one girl ... in Fanling after school. 'The Junior Fed Cup in 2013 motivates me to work harder to join the delegation and represent Hong Kong,' says Jamie. The teenager is now in Shenzhen for an ITF ...

  7. HK fast turning into tennis desert

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... pockets. The Hong Kong Tennis Patrons Association dug into its reserves to hold the event in 2011, but with no new sponsor emerging, it threw in the towel this year. We are now left with nothing. ... to buy one outright so that it is a financial asset and can appreciate in value; likewise the Hong Kong Tennis Association. Catton says if the HKTPA were to lease, it would be 'horrendously ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - HONG KONG

    Ivan Lendl says big names are the way to go for Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... this to a global event with the World Tennis Day platform," Solomon said. Tickets for the event, which is supported by the Hong Kong Tennis Association, will go on sale on Monday on Hong Kong ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Lendl urges city to reach for the stars Hong Kong will have to rely on "special events" like the BNP Paribas Showdown to cater for its all-star ...

  9. Tennis aces have a ball

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tennis is a very popular sport in Hong Kong, with participation rates growing year by year. More children are taking part in junior tournaments run by the Hong Kong Tennis Association ... says Janet Hardisty, the HKTA's general manager. 'With the amount of tennis shown on TV in Hong Kong, this has a big influence on the kids and encourages them to give tennis a try, ...

  10. Olympic surprise for HK women's team

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... said a spokesman for the Hong Kong Table Tennis Association. 'Anyway, this is good news as we can now confirm both the men's and women's teams can go to London.' Hong ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com The Hong Kong's women's team won a place in this summer's London Olympic Games after Lee Ho-ching's quarter-final finish at the final ...




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