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UPDATE 1-Tennis-Serena leads march of China Open top seeds – Reuters UK


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UPDATE 1-Tennis-Serena leads march of China Open top seeds
Reuters UK
(Updates after Serena Williams win). * Three WTA qualifiers ease into third round. * Surprise defeats for Bouchard and Radwanska. BEIJING, Sept 30 (Reuters) – WTA Finals qualifiers Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep confirmed their …
Tennis – Serena, Sharapova win in China, Bouchard dumped outYahoo Eurosport UK
Eugenie Bouchard bounced from China OpenCBC.ca
WOMEN'S TENNIS UPDATE FROM AROUND THE GLOBE10sBalls
The Courier-Express
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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:18 pm

UPDATE 10-Tennis-China Open men’s singles round 1 results – Reuters UK


UPDATE 10-Tennis-China Open men's singles round 1 results
Reuters UK
Sept 30 (Infostrada Sports) – Results from the China Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday 7-Ernests Gulbis (Latvia) beat Fabio Fognini (Italy) 6-3 6-4 6-Andy Murray (Britain) beat Jerzy Janowicz (Poland) 6-7(9) 6-4 6-2 Martin Klizan (Slovakia) …

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:13 pm

Cilic won his first Grand Slam title at the US Open earlier this month – BBC News


Tennis Magazine

Cilic won his first Grand Slam title at the US Open earlier this month
BBC News
Marin Cilic picked up a straight sets win in the opening round of the China Open in Beijing in his first tour match since becoming US Open champion. The 26-year-old Croat admitted to still being "rusty" after beating Chinese wildcard Yan Bai 6-3 6-4
London Hopefuls Cilic, Dimitrov Make Winning Starts; Nadal Features In DoublesATP World Tour
ATP Week in Preview: Beijing, TokyoTennis Magazine
Tennis – Serena and Cilic advance in China, Nadal loses on returnYahoo Eurosport UK
The Idaho Statesman -Examiner.com
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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:03 pm

UPDATE 2-Tennis-Wawrinka and Tsonga humbled in Japan – Reuters UK


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UPDATE 2-Tennis-Wawrinka and Tsonga humbled in Japan
Reuters UK
… * Wawrinka downed in straight sets. * Tsonga wastes match points in loss (Adds Raonic win). TOKYO, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Tatsuma Ito and Michal Przysiezny claimed the biggest wins of their careers at the Japan Open on Tuesday when the local wildcard …
Tennis – Wawrinka and Tsonga humbled in JapanYahoo Eurosport UK
Former tennis champ Ferrer out of Japan Openi24news
Granollers Beats London Contender Ferrer In Tokyo OpenerATP World Tour
Eurosport.com ASIA -Tennis Magazine -Times of Oman
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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:54 pm

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Nadal, Djokovic and Murray enjoy Beijing wins – Reuters UK


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UPDATE 1-Tennis-Nadal, Djokovic and Murray enjoy Beijing wins
Reuters UK
(Adds Murray win, Nadal quote). * Djokovic improves Beijing record to 20-0. * Nadal returns from three-month absence with emphatic win. * Murray overcomes loss of opening set to down Janowicz. BEIJING, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal enjoyed an …
Nadal Back With Aplomb In BeijingATP World Tour
Tennis – Nadal wins on return, Djokovic stays perfect in BeijingYahoo Eurosport UK
Li Na receives teary goodbye at China OpenTennis Magazine
The Detroit News -USA TODAY -The Epoch Times
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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:11 pm

Brook Green’s run-down tennis courts get major spruce up with Boris Johnson’s … – getwestlondon


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Brook Green's run-down tennis courts get major spruce up with Boris Johnson's
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Friends of Brook Green will now work with local schools to get youngsters involved in tennis while the refurbished facilities will allow teams to participate in the LTA Middlesex League and enable individual and group coaching sessions to people of all …

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 9:09 am

Fishbourne finals are a tennis treat – Chichester Observer


Chichester Observer

Fishbourne finals are a tennis treat
Chichester Observer
An American tournament, inter-club competitions, table tennis evening and quiz night are among upcoming events at Fishbourne Tennis Club, along with the ongoing five mix-in club sessions a week, held throughout the year at the floodlit courts.

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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 7:04 am

Tennis-Li named ambassador for WTA Finals in Singapore – Reuters UK


The Straits Times

Tennis-Li named ambassador for WTA Finals in Singapore
Reuters UK
"This will be a great opportunity for the fans from around the world over to get close to a tennis legend who has inspired a nation and done so much for the game in Asia Pacific," WTA Chairman & CEO Stacey Allaster said in a statement. "She has
Tennis: Li Na to meet with fans in Singapore during WTA Finals next monthThe Straits Times
Tennis superstar Li Na appointed WTA Tour Finals ambassadorThe Malay Mail Online

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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 5:42 am

Andy Murray wins the Shenzhen Open with victory against Spain’s Tommy … – Daily Mail


The Independent

Andy Murray wins the Shenzhen Open with victory against Spain's Tommy
Daily Mail
The Scot faced five match points in a second-set tie-break, four of them in succession from 6-2 behind, but saved them with some of his best tennis on his way to a 5-7 7-6 (11/9) 6-1 victory over Tommy Robredo, his first tournament triumph since
Andy Murray wins Shenzhen Open, his first title since Wimbledon 2013The Independent
Andy Murray saves five match points to win Shenzhen Open titleBBC Sport
UPDATE 1-Tennis-Lucky Murray saves five match points to win Shenzhen titleReuters UK
Scottish Daily Record -Eurosport.com ASIA -Tennis Magazine
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Posted on 29 September 2014 | 9:10 pm

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: How tennis star Robson turned into the painted lady – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: How tennis star Robson turned into the painted lady
Daily Mail
Australia-born Robson, who is currently ranked No 7 of Britain's female players, swapped her tennis whites for a baggy T-shirt and pink tutu before embarking on the race at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London yesterday. If only she had combined

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 3:42 pm

Yahoo Sports – Tennis News

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Nadal dominates in return at China Open (Yahoo Sports)

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot from Richard Gasquet of France during the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

BEIJING (AP) — Rafael Nadal made a dominant return to tennis after a two-month injury layoff, beating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-0 at the China Open on Tuesday.


Posted on 30 September 2014 | 4:41 pm

Ito upsets top seed Wawrinka at Japan Open (Yahoo Sports)

Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland reacts after losing a point against Tatsuma Ito of Japan during their first round match of Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese wild card Tatsuma Ito upset Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 6-2 in the first round of the Japan Open on Tuesday.


Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:21 pm

Li Na receives teary goodbye at China Open (Yahoo Sports)

In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 photo, Chinese tennis player Li Na waves to spectators after a ceremony marking her retirement, at the Wuhan Open tennis tournament in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. The two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, retired due to recurring knee injuries. (AP Photo)

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tennis star Li Na received a tearful send-off on center court at the China Open on Tuesday, complete with hugs from her former competitors, cheers from home fans, and a bouquet of flowers from Rafael Nadal.


Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:11 pm

Serena avoids bagel, then cruises at China Open (Yahoo Sports)

Serena Williams of the United States reacts to getting a point as she plays a match against Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain during their first round of China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, China, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

BEIJING (AP) — Serena Williams narrowly avoided a bagel against Spanish qualifier Silvia Soler-Espinosa, then won 13 of the next 15 games to pull out a 7-5, 6-2 victory Monday in the first round of the China Open.


Posted on 29 September 2014 | 2:31 pm

Marcel Granollers beats David Ferrer at Japan Open (Yahoo Sports)

Marcel Granollers of Spain returns a shot against David Ferrer of Spain during their first round match of Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

TOKYO (AP) — Marcel Granollers of Spain rallied from a set down to beat second-seeded David Ferrer 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 Monday and advance to the second round of the Japan Open.


Posted on 29 September 2014 | 11:16 am

Nishikori beats Benneteau to win Malaysian Open (Yahoo Sports)

Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates after winning a point against Julien Benneteau of France during their final match at the Malaysian Open tennis tournament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat fourth-seeded Julien Benneteau of France 7-6 (4), 6-4 Sunday to win the Malaysian Open.


Posted on 28 September 2014 | 3:27 pm

Murray wins 1st title in 15 months at Shenzhen (Yahoo Sports)

Andy Murray of Britain poses with his trophy during the award ceremony after winning the final match against Spain's Tommy Robredo at the Shenzhen Open tennis tournament in Shenzhen in south China's Guangdong province Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo)

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Second-seeded Andy Murray of Britain rallied from a set down to defeat fourth-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain 5-7, 7-6 (9), 6-1 Sunday to win the Shenzhen Open.


Posted on 28 September 2014 | 3:25 pm

Kvitova tops Bouchard to win Wuhan Open (Yahoo Sports)

Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, reacts after a point against Petra Cetkovska, of the Czech Republic, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

WUHAN, China (AP) — Petra Kvitova backed up her lopsided win over Eugenie Bouchard at Wimbledon with another emphatic victory over the Canadian to capture the inaugural Wuhan Open title on Saturday.


Posted on 27 September 2014 | 3:25 pm

Tennis great Agassi visits Newark charter school (Yahoo Sports)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Andre Agassi brought some star power to a Newark charter school for its official opening.

Posted on 25 September 2014 | 5:34 pm

Nadal’s coach criticizes female Davis Cup captain (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this March 10, 2004 file photo, Gala Leon of Spain celebrates her victory over Tatiana Panova of Russia at the Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells, Calif. In a statement released Sunday Sept. 21, 2014, the Spanish tennis federation says it has appointed former WTA player Gala Leon as captain of its David Cup team, replacing Carlos Moya, who stepped down as captain after Spain fell out of the World Group. Rafael Nadal's coach and uncle, Toni Nadal has criticized the appointment of a woman as the captain of Spain's Davis Cup team telling Onda Cero radio

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rafael Nadal’s coach criticized the appointment of a woman as the captain of Spain’s Davis Cup team on Tuesday, arguing there are substantial differences between the men’s and women’s games.


Posted on 23 September 2014 | 6:13 pm