China Open champion Serena Williams spoke of her frustration at withdrawing early from a second consecutive tournament on Friday, but said it was too early to say if her season was over.
Rafael Nadal is back in form on the tennis court and in his sharp-tongued critiques of the ATP tour.
The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China’s National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said,
Novak Djokovic continued his 100 percent record at the China Open Wednesday as he overcame late resistance from Vasek Pospisil, while Maria Sharapova also won but Caroline Wozniacki crashed out.
China’s censors, who have barred most online discussion of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, have so far not blocked searches for the movement’s “Umbrella Revolution” nickname, although it may
US Open Champions Serena Williams and Marin Cilic powered through their openers at the $5.4 million China Open Monday, with the women’s world no. 1 crushing her opponent after being 5-0 down.
Li Na’s bid to claim her first major tournament on home soil remained on course Wednesday as she progressed to the quarter-finals of the China Open after defeating Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki.
A mortar shell hit the compound of the Chinese Embassy in Syria’s capital Damascus, damaging the building and injuring a Syrian employee.
Defending champion Victoria Azarenka was knocked out in the first round of the China Open on Monday, losing 4-6, 6-2, 4-6 to Andrea Petkovic of Germany.
Li Na joined top seed Serena Williams in the second round of the China Open in Beijing on Sunday.