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Halep, Kvitova into quarters

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Romania's Simona Halep won a back-and-forth match against Andrea Petkovic to advance to the China Open quarter-finals.

Venus out of China Open

2014-10-02 08:36

Venus Williams withdrew from the China Open with a viral illness shortly before her third-round match against Petra Kvitova.

Djokovic keeps perfect record

2014-10-01 14:07

Men's top seed Novak Djokovic has maintained his perfect China Open record but Caroline Wozniacki crashed out.

Kvitova dumps out Peng

2014-10-01 09:27

World number three Petra Kvitova has dumped out home-crowd favourite Peng Shuai in the $5.4 million China Open.

Serena headlines Hopman Cup

2014-10-01 08:34

World No 1 Serena Williams will play in January's mixed teams Hopman Cup in Australia, joining defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Wawrinka humbled by wildcard

2014-09-30 12:12

Local wildcard Tatsuma Ito ousted top seed and world number four Stan Wawrinka in the first round of the Japan Open.

Nishikori ready for London

2014-09-30 09:23

Kei Nishikori will take his growing confidence on court into the concluding weeks of the ATP season.

Serena, Cilic battle through

2014-09-29 20:09

US Open Champions Serena Williams and Marin Cilic have powered through their openers at the $5.4 million China Open.

Djokovic top, Nishikori climbs

2014-09-29 13:27

Novak Djokovic retained a big lead atop the men's tennis rankings while Kei Nishikori climbed into seventh in the latest ATP list.

Serena fights back in China

2014-09-29 11:17

US Open Champions Serena Williams and Marin Cilic have powered through their openers at the China Open.

Murray wins in Shenzhen

2014-09-28 13:45

Andy Murray has won his first title since his historic Wimbledon victory, surviving a scare to beat Tommy Robredo in three sets.

Radwanska through first round

2014-09-27 16:50

Agnieszka Radwanska has eased through to the second round of the China Open, as she edges towards a place in next month's WTA Finals.

Murray into Shenzhen final

2014-09-27 13:09

Second-seeded Andy Murray has rallied from a set down to beat Juan Monaco and reach the final of the Shenzhen Open.

Nishikori in cruise control

2014-09-26 20:41

Kei Nishikori eased into the semi-finals of the Malaysian Open by sinking Australia's Marinko Matosevic

Nadal to shrug off injury

2014-09-25 21:23

Rafael Nadal has admitted he is trying to forget the wrist injury which forced him to skip his US Open title defence.

Monfils out of Tokyo, Shanghai

2014-09-25 14:25

French star Gael Monfils has announced that he is pulling out of upcoming ATP events in Tokyo and Shanghai.

Kvitova ends Garcia heroics

2014-09-25 10:38

Petra Kvitova powered through to the semi-finals of the Wuhan Open, putting an end to the heroics of rising star Caroline Garcia.

Nishikori makes winning start

2014-09-24 21:55

Japan's Kei Nishikori breezed past American Rajeev Ram in the Malaysian Open on his return to the court after his US Open final defeat.

Sharapova humbled in Wuhan

2014-09-24 12:33

Maria Sharapova has crashed out of the $2.4 million WTA Tour Wuhan Open in two sets at the hands of Timea Bacsinszky.

Leon shrugs off sexism row

2014-09-23 20:18

Spain's new Davis Cup captain Gala Leon has shrugged off "sexist debate", with her only concern taking the team back to the top.

Ram advances in Malaysia

2014-09-23 17:29

Rajeev Ram has moved into the second round of the Malaysian Open after beating Australian qualifier Omar Jasika.

Serena retires ill at Wuhan

2014-09-23 12:05

Top seed Serena Williams had to be helped from the court as she retired ill during her first set at the inaugural Wuhan Open in China.

Monaco closes in on milestone

2014-09-22 18:29

Juan Monaco has moved within one victory of his 300th ATP Tour win after beating Federico Delbonis at the Shenzhen Open.

Vorster, Scholtz climb rankings

2014-09-22 14:41

South African men's tennis players Tucker Vorster and Nik Scholtz shot up the latest ATP World Tour singles rankings.

Serena dominates WTA rankings

2014-09-22 12:52

American Serena Williams has continued to dominate the WTA rankings, the latest list published Monday.

 

Nishikori overpowers Young

2014-10-02 11:07

Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori has beaten Donald Young of the United States to advance to the quarterfinals of the Japan Open.

Nishikori wows sold-out crowd

2014-10-01 14:10

Japan's Kei Nishikori began his quest for a second Japan Open title with a comprehensive win over Croatia's Ivan Dodig.

Nishikori fires to victory

2014-10-01 09:30

Kei Nishikori thrilled his home fans as his posted an opening victory over Ivan Dodig to reach the second round of the Japan Open.

Sharapova lines-up for Brisbane

2014-10-01 08:38

French Open champion Maria Sharapova is set to take part in the Brisbane International as a tune-up for January's Australian Open.

Nadal returns in style

2014-09-30 13:05

Rafael Nadal has made an emphatic return to competition after being sidelined for three months, sweeping aside Richard Gasquet.

Li named WTA Finals ambassador

2014-09-30 10:11

Recently retired Chinese tennis trailblazer Li Na has been appointed as an ambassador for the season ending WTA Tour Finals.

Sharapova rolls into 3rd round

2014-09-30 09:21

Five-time major winner Maria Sharapova has moved into the third round of the China Open with ease.

Anderson consolidates 19th spot

2014-09-29 14:01

SA's tennis star, Kevin Anderson, remained unchanged and consolidated 19th position in the latest ATP World Tour rankings.

Ferrer out of Japan Open

2014-09-29 13:13

Marcel Granollers knocked fellow Spaniard and former champion David Ferrer out of the Japan Open in a first-round upset.

Nishikori triumphs in Malaysia

2014-09-29 07:19

Japan's new tennis star Kei Nishikori clinched the Malaysian Open after taming France's Julien Benneteau in two tight sets.

Nadal ready for comeback

2014-09-28 07:50

Rafael Nadal will make his return to action in China, where he'll be seeking to challenge Novak Djokovic's 100 percent record.

Nishikori battles into final

2014-09-27 13:57

Top seed Kei Nishikori has fought to beat Finland's Jarkko Nieminen to make it into his first Malaysian Open final.

Kvitova bags Wuhan Open title

2014-09-27 11:00

World number three Petra Kvitova overcame Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets to win the inaugural Wuhan Open.

Kvitova powers into final

2014-09-26 11:33

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova advanced to the final of the inaugural Wuhan Open after overpowering Elina Svitolina of Ukraine.

Nieminen upstages Mayer

2014-09-25 18:04

Jarkko Nieminen has upset third-seeded Leonardo Mayer to advance to the quarter-finals of the Malaysian Open.

Troicki dumps Ferrer out

2014-09-25 14:04

Top seed David Ferrer has been bundled out of the Shenzen Open second round by Serb Viktor Troicki.

Cilic joins Federer in Brisbane

2014-09-25 07:41

US Open champion Marin Cilic will use the Brisbane International as his ead-up to next year's Australian Open.

Gasquet, Seppi into quarters

2014-09-24 15:23

Richard Gasquet of France saved all six break points he faced in defeating Gilles Muller to advance to the Shenzhen Open quarter-finals.

Matosevic upsets Kyrgios

2014-09-23 20:18

Australian Marinko Matosevic has produced the first upset in the Malaysian Open when he downed compatriot Nick Kyrgios.

Simon ousted in Shenzhen

2014-09-23 19:13

Fifth-seeded Gilles Simon has lost in the first round of the Shenzhen Open, falling to Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania.

Murray: No regrets over tweet

2014-09-23 12:16

Andy Murray admits his Twitter message in support of Scottish independence had been out of character, but said he had no regrets.

Halep tumbles in Wuhan

2014-09-23 10:46

World No 2 Simona Halep has suffered a shock exit in her first match at the $2.4 million WTA Tour Wuhan Open.

Cuevas too good for Melzer

2014-09-22 16:50

Fifth-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay has opened the Malaysian Open with a victory over Jurgen Melzer of Austria.

Garcia dumps Radwanska out

2014-09-22 13:53

World number six Agnieszka Radwanska has been booted out of the WTA Wuhan Open by a determined Caroline Garcia of France.

Errani wins opener at Wuhan

2014-09-22 11:08

Sara Errani reeled off the last six games of the match against Heather Watson to advance to the second round of the inaugural Wuhan Open.

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