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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Hong Kong youngsters aim to serve surprise in Junior Davis Cup finals

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 12:32am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com City is ready to take on the world having beaten Australia on their way to a strong third-place finish in Malaysia Youngsters aimto serve treatin sunny Mexico Having beaten the best juniors Australia had to offer, Hong Kong's young tennis players are looking to make a name for themselves on the world stage at the Junior Davis Cup finals ...

  2. Sport - TENNIS

    Czech twins' double act just proves too much for Hong Kong pair

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:56pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... to win 6-3, 6-4. When we were young, people couldn't make out who was who, but on court it's easy Karolina Pliskova "We have the same sponsors so we wear the same clothes when we play doubles," said Karolina. "When we were young, people couldn't make out who was who, but on court it's easy." Wu admitted she had felt "strange ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Future looks bright for Hong Kong teenagers

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:36am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Stars tournament to encourage young girls throughout the Asia-Pacific region to take up the sport. "Women's tennis in Asia is in a golden age and the future looks extremely ...

  4. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Young guns Raonic and Dimitrov threaten game's status quo

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:46pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Pair have chance to threaten the old order, albeit odds still favour the last of the 'big four' still standing, Federer and Djokovic Young guns threaten game's status quo Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic face the young and restless Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov, respectively, for places in the Wimbledon final today as men's ...

  5. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Zhang Shuai causes upset to reach semi-finals at Aegon Classic in England

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 11:39pm

    ... Agence France-Presse China's No 2 records deserved victory, on her least favourite surface, over American third seed Sloane Stephens Zhang Shuai, the hard-working world No 34 from ... Stephens, the third-seeded  American 6-3, 6-1, ultimately demoralising an opponent who is the second  youngest player in the top 20 and has been widely tipped to break into the top 10. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na cruises through all-Chinese clash at Madrid Open

    Posted May 06th 2014, 10:48pm by AFP

    ... and will face 16th seed Sloane Stephens or Petra Cetkovska in the last 16. Meanwhile, four-time grand slam champion Maria Sharapova overcame a stiff test from American Christina McHale to book her place ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Petkovic and Halep both win 6-2, 6-2 to advance at Roland Garros

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:10pm by Reuters

    ... Bouchard's senior, Sharapova first caught the Canadian's eye at a tournament in Miami- when the young pretender was watching in the crowd. "Well, I mean, first I noticed like her cute dresses and things like that when I was young," she said. "I was watching the Miami tournament and a photo was taken of her and me when I was seven or eight. And then after this, ...




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