Maria Sharapova overcame a fierce challenge from Petra Kvitova on Sunday to win the China Open, her first title since she claimed victory at Roland Garros earlier this year.
Wary over the pro-democracy pro-tests in Hong Kong spreading to China, the official media here said that any attempt to launch a “colour revolution” in the mainland would be futile and a day dream.
World no. 1 Novak Djokovic continued his brilliant 100 per cent record at the China Open on Saturday, overpowering Andy Murray in straight sets to make his way into the final.
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.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has bought a 15 percent stake in hospitality technology