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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Guessing game continues over Bouchard's appearance in Hong Kong Open

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:50pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com It's a waiting game for local organisers after it was revealed by Eugenie Bouchard's mum that her daughter has still not made up her mind ... in the fourth round at the ongoing US Open after complaining of dizziness and taking an injury timeout during the game. The world number eight was one of the first players pencilled in by organisers ...

  2. Sport - TENNIS

    Experience tells as Daniela Hantuchova knocks out Zhang Ling in Hong Kong Open

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 06:43pm

    ... set looked likely, but Hantuchova’s class told as she fought back to win 6-1, 6-4. “I adapted to her play in the second set. I tried to be more aggressive in the first three games. I was doing ... how top players play, they will be inspired a little bit more,” said Zhang. Zhang said the match helped her preparation for the upcoming Asian Games. “I don’t play against players ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Lisicki storms back against Pliskova to win Hong Kong Open title

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

    ... six games in a row to take the first set. "No, I never give up," answered Lisicki when asked if she considered throwing in the towel to conserve energy in the first set. "I ... 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 ...

  4. Sport - TENNIS

    Hantuchova turns the heat on Zhang Ling

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

    ... who will lead Hong Kong at the Asian Games, said she learned from the experience, the biggest lesson being that she had to improve her service game. "If I can serve better and start from ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    New tennis stadium on the cards, says senior official

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

    ... will also spur the development of the game and we will do everything we can to help." The Hong Kong ATP Challenger event will start on January 26 and offer prize money of US$50,000. Meanwhile, ...

  6. 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

    ... and Nishikori, the first Asian man to ever reach a slam final. I think it’s exciting for the game to have different faces from time to time Roger Federer Adding to the magnitude of Saturday’s events, ... exciting for the game to have different faces from time to time,” said Federer when asked about his thoughts on a Nishikori-Cilic final. “At the same time, I think people still enjoy seeing ...

  7. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Mentally stronger Peng Shuai still has soft spot for doubles

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:39pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... courage. This was a big step up for me and it helped my game." But is she ready to step out of the shadow of Li Na? "Everyone asked me [at the US Open] if I was ready to step out ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Christina McHale's homecoming falls flat at Hong Kong Open

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:01pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... of the fans being able to align themselves with McHale who picked up the game while living in Hong Kong as a child. Returning for the first time since leaving, back in 2000 to pursue a professional ...

  9. Sport - TENNIS

    18 going on 19 – Serena Williams looks ahead after beating Caroline Wozniacki to US Open title

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 11:29am by Reuters

    ... performance, confirming herself as the Queen of Flushing Meadows. In claiming her sixth US Open and third straight, Williams did not drop a set and never lost more than three games in any of them, ... happened before.” And this was just the beginning, not the end, she said. “I want to do really well and I love the game,” Williams added. “The reason I play is to sit at the end of the day and hold ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Fans vent anger as new WTA event starts with a whimper

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:42pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... she would not be turning up in Hong Kong, citing fatigue. Hours after she sent that e-mail, the Canadian pin-up was tweeting from a New York Yankees baseball game. It is understood angry fans ...




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