Angelique Kerber has a light moment against Louisa Chirico at the Prudential Hong Kong Open. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

World No 1 Angelique Kerber reaches Hong Kong Open last eight while Venus Williams crashes out to Alize Cornet

German overcomes rain delay to beat American Louisa Chirico and is joined in the quarter-finals by Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki

Topic |   Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open

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Angelique Kerber has a light moment against Louisa Chirico at the Prudential Hong Kong Open. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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Paul Ryding

Paul Ryding

Paul Ryding is a sports writer who has been based in China since 2007. The Beijing Olympics brought him to the Far East for six months, and the food, the people and the excitement surrounding the rise of sport in China kept him here for far longer (much to his mother's dismay). When not staying up until the small hours watching European sport on TV, he'll be playing soccer or watching archive footage of Liverpool Football Club's glory years