• Beijing pollution? What pollution, coughs Nadal

    Rafael Nadal insisted he'd seen worse pollution in Beijing despite hazardous levels of smog during a busy day's play at the China Open on Tuesday. "It was because of that," Nadal joked. "Two days ago was a very beautiful day, blue sky," added Nadal.

  • TENNIS: Novak Djokovic teams up with brother Djordje for first doubles win

    The siblings won a thriller 7-6 (5), 6-7 (6), 10-5 at the China Open

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  • Tennis-China Open women's singles round 2 results

    Oct 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the China Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Tuesday Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (Croatia) beat 11-Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) walkover 6-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) beat Venus Williams (U.S. ...

  • Nadal thrown by ex-ball boy, Djokovic catches fire in Beijing

    Rafael Nadal stuttered to victory against one of his former ball boys at the China Open on Tuesday as top-ranked Novak Djokovic swept imperiously to his 25th straight win in Beijing. Out-of-sorts Nadal was broken four times by China's 230th-ranked Wu Di, who once tossed him balls and towels in…

  • Nishikori beats Querrey to advance at Japan Open

    TOKYO (AP) — Local favorite Kei Nishikori advanced to the quarterfinals of the Japan Open with a 7-6 (3), 6-3 victory over Sam Querrey on Wednesday.

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  • Tennis - Nine-month season urged as players crumble

    - Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska has called for the tennis season to be slashed to nine months as tired and injured players drop like flies during the end-of-year swing. Among the mounting casualty list, Garbine Muguruza was unable to finish the Wuhan Open final last week and Serena Williams is…

  • Indian Wells executive Simon appointed WTA chief

    Steve Simon has been named CEO of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) after Stacey Allaster stepped down for personal reasons, the governing body's board of directors said on Monday. Simon has been tournament director and chief operating officer of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells since 2004…

  • Tennis-China Open men's singles round 1 results

    Oct 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the China Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday 6-John Isner (U.S.) beat Dominic Thiem (Austria) 7-5 6-1 4-David Ferrer (Spain) beat Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) 6-4 6-3 John Millman (Australia) beat Tommy Robredo (Spain) 4-6 6-1 6-0 1-Novak Djokovic…

  • Berdych arrives late, exits early at China Open

    World number five Tomas Berdych was stunned in straight sets by Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas as he became the latest seed to exit the rollercoaster China Open on Wednesday. The second-seeded Czech, who won the rain-delayed Shenzhen Open final on Monday, was sent packing 6-4, 6-4 a little over 24 hours…

  • Wawrinka beats Stepanek, will next face Ito at Japan Open

    TOKYO (AP) — French Open champion Stan Wawrinka made it through this time.

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  • Djokovic improves to 25-0 at China Open with 1st-round win

    BEIJING (AP) — Novak Djokovic improved his perfect record at the China Open to 25-0 by beating Simone Bolelli of Italy 6-1, 6-1 Tuesday in the first round.

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  • Bouchard retires from opening match at China Open

    BEIJING (AP) — A teary-eyed Eugenie Bouchard retired from her opening match against Andrea Petkovic at the China Open due to dizziness on Monday, her first match since falling at the U.S. Open last month and suffering a concussion.

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  • Dizzy spells doom Bouchard, Tsonga at China Open

    Eugenie Bouchard's comeback match from concussion ended in tears on Monday when dizzy spells forced her to retire from her China Open first-round match against Andrea Petkovic. On a day when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was also hit by dizziness, Bouchard lasted just 10 games before retiring from her first…

  • Tennis-China Open women's singles results

    Oct 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the China Open Women's Singles matches on Monday Round 2Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) beat Sloane Stephens (U.S.) 3-6 6-3 6-4 4-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) beat Mona Barthel (Germany) 4-6 6-1 6-4 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia) beat 16-Elina Svitolina…

  • Simon to take over as WTA's new CEO, replacing Allaster

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Steve Simon will take over as the new CEO of the Women's Tennis Association.

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  • Djokovic match-up? For China's Zhang, it's tops

    China's Zhang Ze promised to watch and learn from Novak Djokovic after he registered one of the best wins of his career on Monday to set up an expected meeting with the world number one. Zhang, listed at 219 in the world, savoured a rare victory over a top-100 player as he upset Uzbekistan's…

  • WTA taps Indian Wells tournament director as new CEO

    Steve Simon, the tournament director and chief operating officer of the prestigious Indian Wells tennis tournament, was named Monday as the WTA's new chief executive officer. "Steve Simon, with his successful career leading one of tennis' most prestigious tournaments, is the perfect person to run…