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Japan Open

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

Peter Burwash at the Aberdeen Marina Club. The former tennis star and CEO of the world's largest tennis-management company was in Hong Kong this week as part of a whirlwind Asian tour. Photo: May Tse

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.

Sunday, 14 October, 2012, 2:36am

Japanese No 1 has 3-year plan to win grand slam event

Kei Nishikori

Japan's Kei Nishikori has mapped out a three-year plan to challenge for grand slam glory after blazing his way to a second career title.

9 Oct 2012 - 2:28pm

Nishikori beats Raonic to win Japan Open

Photo: EPA

Kei Nishikori stunned big-serving Milos Raonic 7-6 3-6 6-0 with an electrifying display of attacking tennis to become the host country’s first Japan Open champion on Sunday.

It was the eighth seed’s second career title after winning in Delray Beach in 2008 and will elevate the 22-year-old from 17th to 15th in the world rankings.

7 Oct 2012 - 5:47pm

Sport Digest, October 7, 2012

Andy Murray

Hong Kong cricketers thrashed by UAE

7 Oct 2012 - 2:02am

Short Sport, October 1, 2012

Blue Jays spoil Yankees' final sprint

1 Oct 2012 - 4:22am

Sport Digest, September 19, 2012

Kevin Pietersen's future with England is in doubt. Photo: Reuters

China pulls 40 players out of Japan Open

19 Sep 2012 - 4:28am