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Asian champion Au wants to keep playing until Olympics

Annie Au, coach Tony Choi and bronze medallist Joey Chan.

Newly crowned Asian champion Annie Au Wing-chi insists age won't prevent her from fulfilling her Olympic dream should squash be selected for the 2020 Games later this year.

Wednesday, 8 May, 2013, 5:36am

Au determined to keep top 10 ranking

Hong Kong's top player, Annie Au Wing-chi, says she will need to need be at her best in the second half of the year if she wants to maintain her world No 6 ranking.

13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Au keen to retain her top-10 ranking in 2012

Hong Kong's top player, Annie Au Wing-chi, will be looking to stay in the world's top 10 in the coming year before mounting a serious challenge against the top five players.

The 22-year-old reached a career high of seven last month, but dropped to eighth in the latest rankings released earlier this month.

15 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

HK's rising squash stars hold court

Some people may be surprised to learn that the list of top-level squash players in Hong Kong goes beyond icons like Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin and Annie Au Wing-chi. Young Post talked to four young full-time squash players about their careers.

3 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Au targets ranking lift after taking top award

A confident Annie Au Wing-chi is aiming for a top-five squash ranking after breaking into the world's best 10 last month.

The 22-year-old, who won two silver medals at the Guangzhou Asian Games last year, was named the Most Valuable Athlete by Hong Kong Squash when it celebrated its 50th anniversary yesterday.

4 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Annie and Leo Au march into finals

Hong Kong siblings Annie Au Wing-chi and Leo Au Chun-ming, 21, made it a family affair by reaching the women's and men's finals at the US$16,000 Buler Challenge Cup last night. Top seed Annie Au beat Malaysia's Delia Arnold 3-2 to qualify for today's title match at Hong Kong Sports Centre where she will come up against Australia's Donna Urquhart.

11 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Hong Kong's Au wins international acclaim

Hong Kong's Annie Au Wing-chi has been named Young Player of the Year by the Women's International Squash Players' Association. Au, who reached the second round of the World Open in Manchester last week before losing to world number two Natalie Grinham of the Netherlands, is the first Hong Kong player to earn this honour.

21 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Au's World Open dream is over

Annie Au Wing-chi's campaign at the World Open ended in just 27 minutes after she was beaten by third seed Natalie Grinham in the second round in Manchester 11-6, 11-7, 11-4. Hong Kong number two Au (pictured) pulled off a huge upset on Wednesday by defeating world number 17 Samantha Teran of Mexico, but she had no answer to Grinham of Australia.

17 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Annie holds Hong Kong flag high

Teenage squash star wins silver medal at the British Open

Annie Au Wing-chi did Hong Kong proud earlier this month when she clinched a silver medal at the British Junior Open, which is regarded as the Grand Prix of international junior squash tournaments.

This is the highest achievement by a Hong Kong individual at the British Junior Open.

21 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Two of a kind

The Aus are a close-knit family, but a teenager can be pushed only so far. A photographer asks Leo Au Chun-min, 17, to move closer to his mother. He alters his stance and is now a mere inch closer to his mother, Chan Yuk-ling, who is standing between her youngest son and his older sister, Annie Au Wing-chi.

13 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

athlete of the week

Each week we talk to HK's brightest and best

Name Annie Au Wing-chi

School Jockey Club Ti-1 College

Grade Form Seven

Sport Squash

Achievements Annie, 18, won a bronze medal in the girls' individual event at the World Junior Women's Squash Championships in August this year.

17 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Egypt in hunt while Au pins down medal

Before the quarter-finals of the World Junior Women's Championships started, Egyptian coach Magdy Saad turned his chair so his back faced the court where two of his charges, Raneem El Weleily and Nour Bahgat, faced each other.

5 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Au prefers to play down talk of winning title

Two years ago, once the final ball had been hit, Annie Au Wing-chi wasn't sure what to think.

'Oh, she won,' Au said of her Hong Kong teammate. But then a moment later, Au realised Chiu Ka-kei's victory meant Hong Kong had won the team event at the World Junior Women's Championship.

2 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Three is a joy for Annie

Teenage stars Annie Au Wing-chi and Zhang Ling have won prestigious awards for their sporting achievements this year.

They received the Outstanding Junior Athlete Awards for the first quarter of 2007, presented by the Hong Kong Sports Institute in Sha Tin.

20 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Squash princesses sign off with victory

Hong Kong successfully defended the girls' team title at the Hoe Hin White Flower Ointment Asian Junior Squash Championships on Saturday.

The SAR, led by Joey Chan Ho-ling, defeated arch-rivals Malaysia 2-1, despite the absence of Hong Kong's number one junior player and singles champion, Annie Au Wing-chi.

13 Feb 2007 - 12:00am