Wu Yibing with the championship trophy after defeating Axel Geller of Argentina in their Junior Boys' Singles final at the US Open. Photo: AFP Wu Yibing with the championship trophy after defeating Axel Geller of Argentina in their Junior Boys' Singles final at the US Open. Photo: AFP
Wu Yibing with the championship trophy after defeating Axel Geller of Argentina in their Junior Boys' Singles final at the US Open. Photo: AFP
James Porteous
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James Porteous

Why China tennis teen Wu Yibing has what it takes to make a Li Na-style impact

The 17-year-old US Open junior champion has all the goods to make it to the top on and off the court, say those in the know

Wu Yibing with the championship trophy after defeating Axel Geller of Argentina in their Junior Boys' Singles final at the US Open. Photo: AFP Wu Yibing with the championship trophy after defeating Axel Geller of Argentina in their Junior Boys' Singles final at the US Open. Photo: AFP
Wu Yibing with the championship trophy after defeating Axel Geller of Argentina in their Junior Boys' Singles final at the US Open. Photo: AFP
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James Porteous

James Porteous

James Porteous has been a sports journalist for more than 15 years, covering events all over the world, from Olympics and Champions League finals right down to local amateur action. He writes a weekly column and brings you the latest news and interviews from sport in Hong Kong, China and beyond. Follow him on twitter @jamesporteous