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  1. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Serena Williams hits back at 'brothers' jibe made by Russian Federation chief

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 10:03pm by AP

    ... Open. But she pulled out of the China Open earlier this month with a knee injury, triggering some concerns she might not make the Singapore trip. ...

  2. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Roger Federer overcomes Gilles Simon for year's fourth title

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 12:38am by AFP

    ... happy right now." The Swiss veteran started poorly against 29th-ranked Simon's confrontational baseline play and lost his serve in the very first game. Federer changed tactics midway ... "He played some great shots... I mean, he just played always good in the right moment," Simon said. ...

  3. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Novak Djokovic cruises past Andy Murray to stay perfect

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 12:50am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Serb is still undefeated in Chinese capital as he overpowers Scot to set up final with Berdych; Kvitova is on course for second straight title in China Djokovic cruises past Murray to stay perfect World number one Novak Djokovic continued his brilliant 100 per cent record at the China Open on Saturday, overpowering Andy Murray in straight sets ...

  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

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com Japanese ace praises China's retired two-time grand slam winner and wants to replace her as the sport's new role model for Asian youngsters Show ... to the decision that my chronic injuries will never again let me be the tennis player I can be. Walking away from the sport, effective immediately, is the right decision for me and my family. "Most ...

  5. Sport - China - TENNIS

    'No regrets': Li Na signs off on tennis career before tearful Chinese journalists

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 04:49pm by AFP

    ... will I regret it?’ My heart told me I wouldn’t, because I’ve done my best Li Na “I’m very satisfied with my tennis career,” the 32-year-old Li said at a news conference at China’s National Tennis Centre, which hosts the China Open later this month. “I feel this is the best time for me to retire. I don’t feel sorry or have any regrets about retiring. When I was making this decision, I asked ...

  6. 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

    ... will be giving it our all, like we did against Australia," said Tang, who is juggling his academic studies with his tennis. "Before I leave, I need to take tests in advance and some right after ...

  7. 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

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com The will and the money are there, but the elusive last barrier is securing rights to stage professional tournament return? Winning Hong Kong would ... the possibility of a tennis boom in China with the 2008 Beijing Olympics coming up. It has been difficult to get back to those heady days for a number of reasons- the main ones being money and the rarity ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    New tennis stadium on the cards, says senior official

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 01:06am by Alvin Sallay

    ... is looking at building a new tennis facility. Hong Kong needs one badly for our plan is to one day hold both an ATP as well as a WTA event annually," Chow said. "Right now we can't ... of China's Zheng Jie 6-1, 6-3, but had some headaches as she was forced off many times due to rain interruptions. Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck beat Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia 6-4, 6-2, setting up ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Lisicki storms back against Pliskova to win Hong Kong Open title

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

    ... didn't affect me, I was doing the right thing but was not getting my shots in." It was an error-strewn final. Lisicki double-faulted three times in the fifth game in her first set but she ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Sabine Lisicki dashes hopes of Italian underdog Francesca Schiavone

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

    ... will meet Czech Karolina Pliskova for the right to be named champion. Pliskova had beaten Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck earlier. "I was really fired up and I wanted to win," said Lisicki ...




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