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  • Chang, Nishikori well-matched for success

    Chang, Nishikori well-matched for success

    23 Sep 2014 09:11

    American former tennis star-turned-coach Michael Chang said Monday that his physical similarities and shared Asian heritage with Japanese tennis sensation Kei Nishikori have contributed to the success of their mentor-student partnership.

  • 'Nishikori effect' comes to Malaysia

    'Nishikori effect' comes to Malaysia

    22 Sep 2014 10:08

    Japanese tennis sensation Kei Nishikori returns to the court this week for the first time since his breakout US Open performance, leading the field as the clear favourite in the Malaysian Open.Nishikori's exploits in the United States, w

  • Removing Serena as No 1 a step too far - Halep

    Removing Serena as No 1 a step too far - Halep

    22 Sep 2014 10:07

    Simona Halep looked back on a "special year" Sunday following her remarkable ascent to number two in the rankings, but said the top spot remains a distant dream while Serena Williams is still playing.Tha Romanian was speaking at the inau

  • Top seed Stosur out in 1st round in Guangzhou

    Top seed Stosur out in 1st round in Guangzhou

    17 Sep 2014 09:22

    Four of the top five seeds including number one pick Samantha Stosur crashed out of the $500,000 WTA Guangzhou Open in the first round Tuesday

  • Spain dumped out of Davis Cup World Group after 18 years

    Spain dumped out of Davis Cup World Group after 18 years

    15 Sep 2014 08:45

    Five-time champions Spain's 18-year stay in the Davis Cup World Group came to an end on Sunday when they were defeated by Brazil in the play-off

  • Wozniacki eyeing more Grand Slam finals

    Wozniacki eyeing more Grand Slam finals

    15 Sep 2014 08:44

    Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki, fresh from her first Grand Slam final appearance in five years, said Monday she was ready to contend

  • Top seed Lisicki fights back to win Hong Kong Open

    Top seed Lisicki fights back to win Hong Kong Open

    14 Sep 2014 10:31

    Sabine Lisicki justified her top seeding by winning the inaugural WTA Hong Kong Open 7-5, 6-3 against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic on Su

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  • Former No 1 Azarenka out for season with injury

    Former No 1 Azarenka out for season with injury

    22 Sep 2014 10:02

    Former world number one Victoria Azarenka pulled out of the Wuhan Open in China on Sunday and said she will miss the rest of the season as she battles a foot injury.The Belarussian has slid down the rankings to 25th after a year in which

  • Playing less extended my career, says Number 1 Serena

    Playing less extended my career, says Number 1 Serena

    22 Sep 2014 07:01

    World number one Serena Williams said Monday that playing less tennis has helped extend her glittering career, as she acknowledged in the wake of Li Na's retirement that players' bodies can "betray" them.The American power hitter was spe

  • Radwanska off the mark in Seoul title defence

    Radwanska off the mark in Seoul title defence

    17 Sep 2014 09:21

    Top seed Agnieszka Radwanska hammered Polona Hercog Tuesday as she set out on a quest to successfully defend a title for the first time at the WTA Korea Open.The Polish world number five, returning to action after her US Open second-ro

  • Hingis, Bencic debut as doubles team in Tokyo

    Hingis, Bencic debut as doubles team in Tokyo

    17 Sep 2014 09:20

    Former world number one Martina Hingis and rising star Belinda Bencic made their debut as a dream doubles team for Switzerland Tuesday, winning their first match together at the Pan Pacific Open.Four-time Grand Slam singles champion Hing

  • Swiss teen Bencic upsets Kuznetsova in Tokyo

    Swiss teen Bencic upsets Kuznetsova in Tokyo

    16 Sep 2014 09:00

    Rising Swiss star Belinda Bencic upset two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-0 in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo Monday, maintaining recent impressive form.The wildcard broke the Russian veteran's serv

  • India veteran Paes says wants to retire on top

    India veteran Paes says wants to retire on top

    16 Sep 2014 05:46

    Indian veteran Leander Paes has said he wants to retire from tennis on a career high by aiming for gold in Rio in 2016, 20 years after winning his first Olympic medal.The 41-year-old doubles specialist said he wanted to follow in the foo

  • US completes Davis Cup sweep of Slovakia

    US completes Davis Cup sweep of Slovakia

    15 Sep 2014 08:49

    John Isner and Sam Querrey won dead rubber singles matches for the United States on Sunday to complete a 5-0 sweep of Slovakia in a Davis Cup tie.The Americans had already clinched victory and a berth in the 2015 World Group with singles

  • Raonic wins to seal Canada's Davis Cup spot

    Raonic wins to seal Canada's Davis Cup spot

    15 Sep 2014 08:48

    Seventh-ranked Milos Raonic defeated Santiago Giraldo 6-1, 7-6 (7/2), 7-5 Sunday, giving Canada a Davis Cup victory over Colombia and a berth in the 2015 event.Raonic's triumph gave the host Canadians an insurmountable 3-1 lead in the Wo

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