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China Open

I can be beaten, says China Open champ Serena

World number one Serena Williams denied there is a widening gulf between her and the other leading players after she claimed her tenth title of the year at the China Open.

Monday, 7 October, 2013, 12:49pm

It's Rumford at the double in Tianjin

Brett Rumford romped to his second title in as many weeks at the Volvo China Open yesterday in a tournament where the mainland's teenage golf stars staked a claim on future trophies.

6 May 2013 - 3:52am

Stewart aims for China Open berth

Hong Kong's James Stewart is hoping to kick off the Year of the Snake on a positive note with a berth in this year's US$3.2 million Volvo China Open.

24 Feb 2013 - 3:42am

Tennis star Li Na targets new Hong Kong Open next year

The Hong Kong Open will be staged from September 8 next year, a week after the US Open finishes in New York - a fact that will increase the chances of local fans seeing Li in action. The Hong Kong event has been given "International" status by the Women's Tennis Association, which places it one rung below the organisation's top-level "Premier" events, which in turn sit below the grand slams.

1 Feb 2013 - 2:45am

Tennis guru Peter Burwash says future of the game is in Asia

Coming to Asia always excites Peter Burwash. Not because he's flying the best airlines or staying in the best hotels or enjoying the best food, but because he knows Asia is entering "a great new era" in world tennis.

14 Oct 2012 - 2:36am

Li Na puts retirement on hold thanks to new coach revitalising her career

Chinese tennis star Li Na has insisted "age is nothing" and put retirement talk on hold as she eyes next season with rising confidence after a resurgence she credits to her new coach, Carlos Rodriguez.

"I am excited for next season. I think I will be more positive," Li, who will be 31 in February, said.

10 Oct 2012 - 3:29am

‘Age is nothing’, says China’s resurgent Li Na

Chinese tennis star Li Na has insisted “age is nothing” and put retirement talk on hold as she eyes next season with rising confidence after a resurgence she credits to her new coach, Carlos Rodriguez.

“I am excited for next season. I think I will be more positive,” Li, who will be 31 in February, said at the China Open.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Sport Digest, October 8, 2012

HK badminton pair's run ends in final defeat

8 Oct 2012 - 2:36am

Djokovic beats Tsonga to win third China Open title

World number two Novak Djokovic overcame Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in straight sets on Sunday to win the China Open for a third time.

The 25-year-old Serb defeated the world number seven 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 to maintain his unbeaten record at the ATP 500 tournament in Beijing and take the the winner’s prize of $530,570.

7 Oct 2012 - 7:03pm

Zhang's fairytale run in Beijing comes to an end

Wildcard Zhang Ze’s fairytale run at the China Open came to an end on Friday when he suffered a straight-sets defeat to Germany’s Florian Mayer in the quarter-finals.

5 Oct 2012 - 4:35pm

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