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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Hong Kong Tennis claims Olympic Committee is 'victimising' teams

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Association executive says refusal of Olympic Committee to allow full teams to compete in key events harming bid to return to Sports Institute 'We are being victimised', says furious HKTA Tennis, struggling to regain elite status at the Sports Institute, claim they have been victimised by the Hong Kong Olympic Committee which refused ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    David Sofaer to step into Phillip King's shoes for Incheon

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 09:40pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Olympic Committee if David could replace Philip and were given the go-ahead." It was a pity Phillip was turned down as he does not have an SAR passport, but luckily we had a good replacement ... not have an SAR passport. Sofaer, 22, will be making his debut for Hong Kong at a major international event after approaching the Hong Kong Tennis Association earlier this year and asking if he ...

  3. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Zheng Jie loses to Coco Vandeweghe in Den Bosch Open final

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:35am

    ... the Eastbourne International ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    ATP Challenger Tour event perfect build-up for Asian Games

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 09:52pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... to Victoria Park from September 15-21. "We want to have a festival of international tennis over two weeks starting with the WTA Hong Kong Tennis Open and then leading into the ATP Challenger Tour ... Park for a week for the WTA tournament and we asked the government if we could extend it for one more week as everything will be in place to host an international tournament, and we have ...

  5. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Kimiko Date-Krumm still going strong at 43

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 11:49pm by AFP

    ... number four joked that going into a deep freeze like spoof spy Austin Powers and being defrosted in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics would appeal to her as she battles minor injuries ...

  6. Sport - TENNIS

    Li Na advances to quarter-finals in Sydney International tournament

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 04:00pm

    ... Associated Press in Sydney Fourth-seeded Li Na of China advanced to the quarter-finals of the Sydney International tennis tournament on Tuesday. Li, who was pushed to two tough sets in beating American Christina McHale in the first round on Monday, dominated Ayumi Morita of Japan 6-1, 6-0, despite the searing 40-degree Celsius temperatures at Olympic Park. Zheng Jie of China ...

  7. Sport - China - TENNIS

    I won't be playing at Rio Olympics, says China's Li Na

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 10:32pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... Agencies in Melbourne I won't be playing at Rio Olympics, says Li Na China's No 1 Li Na ruled herself out of playing at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the 31-year-old said ... London Games. "I think it's time for younger players to have a chance at the Olympics," world No 4 Li said at Melbourne Park after advancing to the fourth round with a hard-fought ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Local championship offers wild card to Hong Kong Open qualifying

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:26pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... tournaments over the past two years, providing local players with the opportunity to test their skills against international players," said Herbert Chow Siu-lung, president of the Hong Kong ... Association International Series event, secured with a US$2 million grant from the government last year, has already pencilled in China's No 2, Peng Shuai, as a marquee player for the 32-draw ...

  9. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Nadal out to put clay swing on course at Rio Open

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

    ... is South America's only combined ATP World Tour 500 and WTA International event. The event replaces Memphis in the tennis calendar. For Nadal, forced to skip Buenos Aires last week as he ... 20 players, as a reconnaissance mission for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. "There are still two-and-a-half years to go but I'd like to play, especially having missed out on the London ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Andy Murray reaches Sony Open third round without coach Ivan Lendl

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:14pm by ED

    ... on." In his first year with Lendl in his corner Murray reached his first Wimbledon final, won the 2012 Olympic gold medal and then triumphed at the US Open against Novak Djokovic. Last year he ...




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