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  1. 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

    ... by events in Japan and Shanghai. Nishikori said more ATP tournaments should be held in Asia. "It's not easy to put another tournament on the schedule." Additional reporting Reuters ...

  2. 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

    ... to start and one of the sport's hottest stars coming from the region- Japan's US Open finalist Kei Nishikori- there is hope that one day Hong Kong will be part of it. Lee said: "The ...

  3. Sport - TENNIS

    Hantuchova turns the heat on Zhang Ling

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

    ... the oldest player on the women's circuit, Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm, couldn't handle it- bowing out with an injury to former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone. The Italian ...

  4. Sport - TENNIS

    Big guns spiked as Kei Nishikori sets up US Open final showdown with Marin Cilic

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 02:36pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Japan’s Kei Nishikori and Croatia’s Marin Cilic rocked the tennis world with stunning back-to-back US Open semi-final upsets on Saturday, sending two all-time greats ... the guys they have seen for a while or often in the big matches. “But I think it’s definitely refreshing to some extent. It’s big for Croatia and big for Japan I guess on some level, especially ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

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

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

    ... and our chances will be slim in the singles, with Japan and India strongest in the men's competition, while in the women China and Japan lead the way." ...

  6. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Zheng beats Sanchez to advance at Japan Open

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 09:27am by Associated Press in Osaka, Japan

    ... Associated Press in Osaka, Japan Zheng Jie of China advanced to the second round of the Japan Open with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 win Tuesday over Maria Jose Martina Sanchez of Spain. Zheng broke her opponent three times in the final set at the Utsubo Tennis Center and will face Pauline Parmentier in the second round. In other matches, sixth-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues dropped ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Tennis guru Peter Burwash says future of the game is in Asia

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... new era" in world tennis. Kei Nishikori's victory at the Japan Open last weekend and Zhang Ze's ground-breaking success at the China Open, where he reached the quarter-finals, ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Murray beaten by Raonic in Japan

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 03:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo London Olympic gold medallist and US Open champion Andy Murray was sent crashing out of the Japan Open tennis tournament on Saturday in a shock semi-final defeat by Milos Raonic of Canada. In the final set the Briton squandered a 4-1 lead and missed two match points in the 12th game before going down 3-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-7 (4/7) to the 21-year-old ...

  9. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Kimiko Date-Krumm still going strong at 43

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japanese player jokes that cryogenic freezing would help her further her career as she is not ready to retire yet 'Deep freeze' can keep Kimiko going Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm has no plans to quit tennis at the ripe old age of 43, but said she would have to be cryogenically frozen to carry on for too much longer. The former world ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Madrid master Nadal sends message he's back to lethal best

    Posted May 12th 2014, 10:21am

    ... that his game is heading back to its lethal best as won the Madrid title when Japan’s Kei Nishikori quit trailing 2-6, 6-4, 3-0 with back pain on Sunday. After surprise quarter-final defeats on his ...




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