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  1. 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." ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Rafael Nadal can't wait to get back on clay

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:50pm by AFP

    ... Federer. "The next five, six months are going to be quite easy travelling-wise for us." Federer lost to Japan's Kei Nishikori in the Miami quarter-finals and to Djokovic in the final ...

  5. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Rafael Nadal takes Rio Open title on comeback tournament from back injury

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:49am by Associated Press

    ... it a few months ago.” In the women’s final at the combined ATP-WTA event, Kurumi Nara of Japan defeated top-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 to win her first WTA singles title. Nara, the 22-year-old Japanese, was seeded fifth in the tournament and is Japan’s top-ranked woman. She prefers to play on hard courts but adapted to the heat and clay in Rio. “I love ...

  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

    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 ...

  8. 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, ...

  9. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Japanese No 1 has 3-year plan to win grand slam event

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Winning Japan Open gives rising star belief he could win a grand slam Nishikori eyeing major success Japan's Kei Nishikori has mapped out a three-year plan to challenge for grand slam glory after blazing his way to a second career title. The 22-year-old said overcoming suffocating pressure to win the Japan Open had given him the belief he can break ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Zhang Ling bows out, but not without a fight

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 12:43am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Gritty fight Hong Kong number one Zhang Ling bowed out to eighth seed Mayo Hibi of Japan, but not without a fight, in the first round of the Chevalier Hong Kong ITF Women's Circuit tennis tournament at Victoria Park on Tuesday. She lost 7-6, 1-6, 6-4. Zhang, who withdrew from the first three tournaments in the ITF series because of an Achilles injury, ...




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