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  1. Sport - Tennis

    Sport was Li Na's 'only chance' after death of her father

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 09:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Wuhan Chinese star says she had no choice but to be successful in the game to support her family Father's death meant career was Li's 'only chance' China's Li Na said her ground-breaking career can be traced back to the death of her father when she was 14, a pivotal moment which meant tennis success was her "only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1599679/tennis-was-li-nas-only-chance-after-death-her-father
  2. Sport - China - TENNIS

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Tennis star says she is grateful for the state sport system and looks forward in retirement to helping children with disabilities Pioneering tennis star Li ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1597433/no-regrets-li-na-signs-brilliant-tennis-career-crowd-tearful-journalists
  3. Sport - China

    As injury-hit Li Na departs, Serena says playing less is the answer

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Wuhan As injury-hit Li Na departs, Serena says playing less is the key World number one Serena Williams says playing less tennis has helped extend her glittering career, as she acknowledged in the wake of Li Na's retirement that players' bodies can "betray" them. The American power hitter was speaking on Monday as she prepared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1598245/injury-hit-li-na-departs-serena-says-playing-less-answer
  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

    ... must go on, saysconfident Nishikori Japanese star Kei Nishikori says he wants to become the man who "leads Asian tennis" after Chinese trailblazer Li Na announced her retirement on Friday. The 24-year-old sensation, who is at his career high eighth in the world, is ready to become the face of Asia after Li gave in to long-term knee injuries. "I was shocked. It is sad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1596312/kei-nishikori-wants-take-over-li-na-asias-new-tennis-role-model
  5. Sport - China

    'My body is begging me to stop': Li Na confirms retirement because of recurring knee injuries

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 02:42pm

    ... Agence France-Presse Two-time grand slam winner 'listens to her body' after latest surgery takes its toll Li Na, the two-time grand slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has announced her retirement. The 32-year-old Li posted the news on her microblog Friday, citing a recurring knee problem. “Most people in the tennis world know that my ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1595355/li-na-set-retire-friday-says-cctv
  6. Sport - Tennis - PROFILE

    How Li Na went from a badminton-playing kid in Wuhan to one of China's global icons

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:22pm

    ... Reuters Double grand slam winner changed the face of tennis in the mainland A typical “neighbourhood kid” toting a badminton racquet in the Yangtze river port of Wuhan, eight-year-old Li ... badminton, Li was soon diverted into a tennis programme after coaches found her stroke-making too lusty for the genteel sport played on street-sides across the country. Read the full text of Li ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1596073/how-li-na-went-badminton-playing-kid-wuhan-one-chinas-global-icons
  7. Sport - Tennis

    Reaction to Li Na's retirement

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:52pm

    ... on Instagram (Instagram) "Li Na, one of the funniest and nicest players on tour! A great competitor and a role model both on and off the court! You will be missed!! An exciting new chapter starts today!"- Former world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki “It’s hard to be a household name in a nation with 1.4 billion people, but that’s what Li is.” – WTA Chairman Stacey Allaster. “Li Na another ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1596108/reaction-li-nas-retirement
  8. Sport - China

    Full text of Li Na's farewell letter

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 12:33pm

    ... Reuters The Chinese star announced her retirement on Friday Full transcript of letter from China’s two-time grand slam winner Li Na, announcing her retirement from tennis on Friday. My ... injuries will never again let me be the tennis player that I can be. Li Na Most people in the tennis world know that my career has been marked by my troubled right knee. The black brace I wear over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1595929/full-text-li-nas-farewell-letter
  9. Sport - Hong Kong

    Youngsters get a taste for the game with 'Golf for Schools'

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 11:09pm by Kevin Kung

    ... to expand our base of players to help us produce enough talent to compete in high-level competitions  Ning Li An initial HK$750,000 budget for the "Golf for Schools" programme ... by Christmas, and then reach 10 schools by the end of this school year next July," said HKGA president Ning Li. "Our junior development has had good success in recent years. Players like ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1617844/youngsters-get-taste-game-golf-schools
  10. Sport - China - BADMINTON

    Spain's Carolina Marin stuns Li Xuerui to win women's singles title at world championships

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 11:37pm

    ... Marin pulled off a monumental upset as she beat Chinese world number one Li Xuerui to win the women’s singles title at the World Championships in Copenhagen on Sunday. The 21-year-old ninth seed ... and I did that.” Li had rarely looked in trouble during her run to the final and she again looked at ease with her terrific stroke play proving too much for the tenacious Marin in the opening game. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1582550/spains-carolina-marin-stuns-li-xuerui-win-womens-singles-title

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