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  1. Sport - TENNIS

    Give China's young tennis stars room to grow, pleads Li Na

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 10:17pm by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Australian Open champion hopes the press will treat rising players better than her so they can develop their talents and become better people Give China's young stars room to grow, pleads Li World number two Li Na has used World Tennis Day to issue an impassioned plea for China's young stars to be left alone to develop both as players and as people. ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Peng Shuai is first star to confirm appearance at Hong Kong Open

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 09:23pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Stephen Duckitt "We are thrilled to have secured Peng Shuai for the inaugural Hong Kong Open," said tournament director Stephen Duckitt. "But Li Na will not be able to participate ...

  3. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Peng stuns Stephens in Brussels

    Posted May 24th 2013, 08:29am by Agence France-Presse in Brussels

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels China’s eighth seed Peng Shuai upset the rankings to defeat fourth-seeded American Sloane Stephens, 6-2, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the Brussels Open quarter-finals. Peng is now through to the seventh Premier-level semi-final of her career, having gone 1-5 in her previous six. However, she did make the final in the Belgian capital in 2011 where she ...

  4. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Stephens blasts US Fed Cup teammate Serena 'a sore loser'

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Sloane Stephens blasts 'sore loser' Serena Rising US star Sloane Stephens has slammed Serena Williams, describing her Fed Cup teammate as a sore loser and saying she snubbed Stephens on Twitter after losing to her at the Australian Open in January. In excerpts from an interview with ESPN Magazine, Stephens said Williams had ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    WTA event organisers hope to bring Li Na to HK tournament

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 09:33pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Park. "We have approached her and made her an offer," said tournament director Stephen Duckitt of China's world number three. "I spoke to her agent in the first week ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Phillip King turns attention to Davis Cup after Fed Cup success

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:10pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... a young and talented team that can only improve so the future looks bright for 2015 and beyond." The promotion to Group One is the latest boost to tennis which won back its spot at the Hong ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Ana Ivanovic stuns Serena Williams at Australian Open

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 01:26pm by Associated Press

    ... the opening set. That single previous defeat was against fellow American Sloane Stephens in the quarterfinals last year. Ivanovic got on top early in the second set with some powerful forehand winners ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Federer revival continues but Sharapova admits she must improve

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 02:26pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro. Serb Jelena Jankovic won against Kurumi Nara, her  third successive Japanese opponent, to set up a meeting with Romanian Simona  Halep. America’s Sloane Stephens ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Hong Kong's Zhang Ling takes part in launch party for new WTA event

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 11:18pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... With a launch party aptly called Love-All, it can only get better for two of the main protagonists at next year's WTA Hong Kong Open as new tournament director Stephen Duckitt and newly mended Hong ... This will be more than just a sporting event. It will be part of the social calendar Stephen Duckitt Still a lot of work lies ahead for organisers of the tournament slated for the week following the US Open ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Djokovic, Murray overcome challenges to win

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 01:42pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... like a teenager. The fifth-seeded Li avenged her third-round upset loss to the young Brit at last year’s US Open, winning in straight sets at the same stage at Flushing Meadows. Li came from ... to share the feeling with the team.” Australian Open semifinalist Sloane Stephens, seeded 15th, beat fellow American Jamie Hampton 6-1, 6-3. Stephens’ next opponent could be defending champ Serena ...




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