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
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
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
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
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
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
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
HK badminton pair's run ends in final defeat8 Oct 2012 - 2:36am
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
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
China's unheralded Zhang Ze yesterday celebrated the biggest win of his career, handing fifth seed Richard Gasquet of France a shock second-round defeat at the China Open.
Zhang, 22, overcame world number 11 Gasquet 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, to set up a quarter-final tie against Germany's Florian Mayer.5 Oct 2012 - 1:27am
World number two Maria Sharapova enjoyed her third consecutive straight-sets win in Beijing on Thursday as she reached the last eight of the China Open in style.
The Russian, second in the WTA rankings behind Victoria Azarenka, defeated Slovenian qualifier Polona Hercog, ranked 90th in the world, 6-0, 6-2 at the capital’s National Tennis Stadium.4 Oct 2012 - 3:47pm
Novak Djokovic made a rusty return to action at the China Open as women’s world number one Victoria Azarenka stormed into the third round.3 Oct 2012 - 9:08am
Chinese star Li Na brushed aside on-form Nadia Petrova of Russia in straight sets on Tuesday to progress to the last 16 of the China Open in Beijing.
Asia’s top women’s player, who needs a strong showing this week to qualify for the WTA Championships in Istanbul later this month, won the match convincingly at a packed National Tennis Stadium 6-1, 6-2.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Asia’s top women’s player Li Na has said she has learned from the mistakes of her disastrous China Open last year and no longer feels the pressure of playing in her home tournament.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am