Jiang Tianyi

Coach pays tribute as trio of Hong Kong players exit Asian Cup

Tang Peng. Photo: Felix Wong

Tang Peng put up a brave fight before going out of the GAC Group Asian Cup as all three Hong Kong players were knocked out of the quarter-finals at Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Wan Chai.

Sunday, 14 April, 2013, 4:44am

Asian Cup to showcase top players in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Tie Yana has won the Asian Cup before and will be looking for home support this time around. Photo: Felix Wong

The Asian Cup will feature the top 16 men's and women's singles players in the region, who will be vying for US$100,000 in prize money. Each country will be allowed to send a maximum of two players in each category.

28 Feb 2013 - 4:56am

A medal lost, but hope renewed

Hong Kong missed out on a second medal at the Olympics yesterday when the men's table tennis team lost the battle for bronze, but their coach believes their unexpected progress to the top four will inspire the city's young players.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:14pm

Doubles win a Games fillip for HK

Hong Kong's Tang Peng and Jiang Tianyi received a boost ahead of the Asian Games, winning the men's doubles title at the Austrian Open on Sunday. They beat Jeong Sang-eun and Ryu Seung-min of South Korea 11-3, 9-11, 11-9, 11-7, 11-9 in their first Pro Tour final since arriving in Hong Kong in 2005.

26 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

HK's Jiang and Cheung near Pro Tour Finals

Jiang Tianyi and Cheung Yuk strengthened their chances of reaching the Pro Tour Finals after finishing in the top four at the German Open. The top 16 men's singles players will be eligible for the US$300,000 finals in Macau from December 11 to 14. Going into the German Open, Jiang was ranked 11th and Cheung 17th.

25 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Jiang reaches semis

Hong Kong's Jiang Huajun continued her impressive run in the Kuwait Open when she stormed through to the semi-finals in the women's singles of the US$200,000 tournament last night.

24 Feb 2006 - 12:00am