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An emotional Naomi Osaka said that she had atoned for the disappointment of the US Open after beating world number one Ashleigh Barty at the China Open.
Naomi Osaka won a second tournament on the spin as she fought back from a set down to defeat world number one Ashleigh Barty in the China Open final on Sunday.
Exhausted Andy Murray battled into a singles quarter-final for the first time in a year on Wednesday -- and then immediately grabbed a snooze.
Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki won her 30th WTA singles title as she beat Latvia's Anastasija Sevastovain the China Open final.
Favourite Juan Martin del Potro avoided the fate of third seed Grigor Dimitrov to surge into the quarter-finals of the China Open.
Naomi Osaka is the reigning US Open champion, the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam singles title and a fast-rising star of tennis - but do not call her cool.
Naomi Osaka is keen to move on from the "bittersweet" memories of last month's US Open triumph and she did just that with a ruthless display at the China Open.
South Africa's Lloyd Harris has suffered an agonising defeat to Australia's Bernard Tomic at the ATP Tour's Chengdu Open in China.
Jin Daxing took a one-stroke lead at the China Open after shooting an 8-under 64 Thursday in the first round.
Nick Kyrgios was hit with a penalty point and said he got "destroyed" as world number one Rafael Nadal cruised to his sixth title of another remarkable year.
Top seed Dominic Thiem recovered from a set down to win the China Open final and claim the 15th singles title of his career.
Two of the most exciting talents in tennis will meet for the first time when Naomi Osaka and Bianca Andreescu clash in the China Open quarter-finals.
Juan Martin del Potro suffered a shock defeat in the China Open final, losing 6-4, 6-4 to unseeded Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia.
Alexander Zverev smashed his racquet in frustration after he was the victim of a surprise three-set defeat to Malek Jaziri in Beijing.
China's rising star Wang Qiang is enjoying the hottest streak of her career but admits that she has surprised herself.
Three-time Grand Slam winner Angelique Kerber is being roared on by a small but loud and loyal band of local supporters in China.
US Open champion Naomi Osaka needed just 68 minutes to power into round two of the China Open.
England's Matt Wallace and Adrian Otaegui of Spain share the lead going into the final round of the $3.2 million China Open on Sunday but with the chasing pack stalking them.
Rafael Nadal says Nick Kyrgios "has everything" to succeed and that he hopes the Australian will fulfil his promise.
World No 1 Rafael Nadal won his sixth title of another remarkable year as he punished a disgruntled Nick Kyrgios at the China Open.
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