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Jennifer Capriati

Serena Williams beats her French Open demons

Williams is on a 29-match winning streak. Photo: Reuters

Serena Williams has had less success at the French Open than any other grand slam tournament.

Thursday, 6 June, 2013, 5:47am

Hong Kong girls aiming for icing on the cake

The Hong Kong girls' under-16 team will need to be at their best if they are to achieve their goal of reaching the quarter-finals of the ITF (International Tennis Federation) Junior Federation Cup which starts in Barcelona, Spain, today.

27 Sep 2005 - 12:00am


Defending champion Jennifer Capriati is in deep trouble. She trails Martina Hingis in the Australian Open final by a set (6-4) and has lost the first four games of the second.

23 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Martina reveals the secrets of eternal success

My body feels better now than in my mid-30s - Navratilova

Pop diva Cher took her hit single to heart and turned back time with the help of a surgeon or two. Tennis diva Martina Navratilova served it up to Old Father Time in a more natural way.

6 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Capriati is jewel in the crown

'The three times she has come here she has gone on to great things - winning the Australian Open twice,' says co-director

The four missing pieces were yesterday added to January's Watson's Water Champions Challenge, the tournament creating envy around the world.

28 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Rubin begins new year on a high

Fit-again American Chanda Rubin began 2003 in style yesterday when she beat last year's finalist Elena Dementieva 6-4, 6-1 in the Hong Kong Ladies Challenge at Victoria Park.

2 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Russian faces Capriati as injury fells Pierce

Mary Pierce's comeback bid was thrown off track once again when she retired with a hamstring injury during last night's semi-final against Russia's Elena Dementieva, ending the hopes of a dream final against American Jennifer Capriati at the Hong Kong Ladies Challenge.

5 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

'I hope I can keep it up. I think I'm in better shape for the Australian Open than I was last year'

American Jennifer Capriati admitted tour rookie Angelique Widjaja caught her on a 'really good day' after she stormed past the Indonesian 6-0, 6-1 in just 34 minutes in her opening match at the Hong Kong Ladies Challenge at Victoria Park last night.

4 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Capriati brings New Year cheer to orphanage

Jennifer Capriati looked back at her father, Stefano, probably feeling she was a whole lot more fortunate than a group of underprivileged youngsters whom she visited at one of Hong Kong's oldest orphanages, the Po Leung Kuk.

3 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Rookie test for Capriati

Two-time Grand Slam champion Jennifer Capriati has been drawn against Indonesian rookie Angelique Widjaja in the first round of the Hong Kong Ladies Challenge. American Capriati, who won in Hong Kong last year, is the top seed and favourite in the event to be held from January 2-5 at Victoria Park.

24 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

News Quiz

1. A former is seeking $6 million damages over a knee injury which she claims ended her career.

A. gymnast

B. jockey

C. athlete

D. ballerina

2. The so-called Mid-Levels dog is suspected to have struck again.

A. trainer

B. poisoner

C. catcher

D. handler

5 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Capriati, Hingis expected to make SAR visit

World number two Jennifer Capriati and Swiss Miss Martina Hingis are on the cards to play in January's Hong Kong Ladies Challenge at Victoria Park. Organisers will soon announce the eight-strong field for the 2002 exhibition tournament which is expected to be headed by the resurgent American.

22 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

'It got kind of ridiculous . . . most of the shouts were for Anna. It took a lot of energy running around. I got zapped'

Russian pin-up girl Anna Kournikova won new fans for her grit and determination after coming back from a near hopeless position against American Jennifer Capriati last night to book her place in the final of the Watson's Water Challenge today.

6 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

Yi plays through pain barrier but Capriati cruises into next round

American Jennifer Capriati began the defence of her Watson's Water Challenge title in style last night when she ousted China's Yi Jingqian - but she had some help along the way.

4 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

Kournikova fever expected to strike

Pin-up tennis player Anna Kournikova is expected to be mobbed by adoring fans when she arrives today.

The 19-year-old Russian beauty, ranked among the world's top 10 woman tennis players, lands at Chek Lap Kok airport at 6.55am to compete in next week's Watson's Water Challenge.

29 Dec 2000 - 12:00am