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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

    ... in David Chris Lai Only athletes with SAR passports can represent Hong Kong at the Asian Games after the Olympic Council of Asia fell in line with IOC rules. Fourteen Hong Kong athletes without ...

  2. Sport - China - TENNIS

    China’s Li Na turns momentum her way after ousting Samantha Stosur in Italy

    Posted May 15th 2014, 10:05pm by Agence France-Presse in Rome

    ... I’m just trying to focus now on every match I play Li Na But China’s top female athlete made inroads against Stosur’s one-way scoreline with her first victory, achieved in 68 minutes with five ...

  3. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Li Na determined to become world No.1 and bag more majors

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 12:54pm by Mathew Scott

    ... to be number one. that is the goal of all athletes.” Fresh from victory in the first grand slam of the year, the Australian Open, and from achieving a career high in world rankings, Li is in town ...

  4. 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

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com China's top doubles player is honoured to come for first WTA tournament in more than a decade Peng first star to confirm she will play at HK Open China's top player- in doubles- is the first marquee athlete to confirm her appearance in the WTA Championship in September at Victoria Park. Organisers who targeted Australian Open champion Li Na ...

  5. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na hailed as driving force of women's tennis

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... for sports bodies. Zhang Shuai became the fifth Chinese woman to win a WTA title at the Guangzhou Open on Saturday. "The athlete that will make the greatest impact on the growth of women's ... and there are barriers to success for different people around the world," she said. "The one thing about women's tennis … it is a platform for athletes to be role models to show others in society ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Hong Kong Tennis claims Olympic Committee is 'victimising' teams

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to send four men and four women was knocked back by the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee (SF&OC). Hong Kong, which is being represented by more than 300 athletes in 23 sports in Tianjin, had only two women and one man in the tennis team, putting the athletes under immense strain to win medals. The women narrowly missed a bronze medal in the team event. "We continue ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Rafael Nadal plays through pain to regain world No 1 ranking

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... because I need to keep working hard on finding things that will help me more." PRP, also known as "blood-spinning", involves taking an athlete's blood and spinning ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Serena Williams secures world No 1 year-end crown for third time

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 02:27pm by Reuters in Mumbai

    ... she continues to rewrite the record books, proving she is one of the sport’s greatest athletes of all time.” Williams, who has 55 singles titles and 22 doubles crowns in her career, ...

  9. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Venus Williams denied new record for world’s fastest serve

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 01:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... adrenalin and desire.  “As a professional athlete you have a window. My window’s still open and I’m going to take advantage of it. I’m not giving it up that easily.”  Williams has again ruled out ...

  10. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Taiwan aims to stop its new star Hsieh Su-wei from defecting with cash offer

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... in a bid to stop star athletes from "defecting" to the mainland. The plan was announced after reports said newly crowned Wimbledon women's doubles champion Hsieh Su-wei was planning ... legislature Wang had dinner with 30 business leaders on Monday to discuss how best to develop sports on the island and hold on to star athletes. The dinner was co-hosted by Education Minister Chiang ...




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