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September 30th, 2013

Rafael Nadal Not Focused On No. 1 Ranking In Beijing, Just Focused On Playing Well

Rafael Nadal is set to take the No. 1 ranking back this week in Beijing.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:38 pm in beijing, Year-End No. 1 | 32 Comments »

September 29th, 2013

Watch Rafael Nadal Running In The Airport Trying To Catch His Flight To Beijing [Video]

Here’s Rafael Nadal running in the airport trying to catch his flight to Beijing.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:18 am in Asia, beijing, Videos | 3 Comments »

September 29th, 2013

Djokovic, Nadal Headline China Open in Beijing

Notes: Wildcards went to former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt, and China’s Wu Di and Zhang Ze…Interesting first round matches include (1) Djokovic vs. the streaky Rosol (winner to likely face Hot Sauce), Querrey vs. Youzhny (winner to likely face (6) Wawrinka), (3) Ferrer vs. Popsicle, and (7) Haas vs. Hewitt…Wawrinka makes debut at event…Pulling from the event were Marin Cilic (doping suspension), Ernests Gulbis, Jerzy Janowicz (back), and Martin Klizan…Returning champs in the field are Djokovic (2012,’10-09), Berdych (2011), and Nadal (2005).

Posted by Staff @ 12:21 am in beijing, Tennis | 52 Comments »

September 27th, 2013

WTA Preview: Serena, 8 of Top 10 at Beijing

Eight of the Top 10 take to the court in Beijing, with play starting on Saturday…Six current or former No. 1s in the field…Tough starts go to (3) Radwanska vs. Keys 2nd rd., (14) Ivanovic vs. Pennetta, (2) Azarenka vs. Petkovic (winner to likely face former world No. 2 Kuznetsova), (5) Errani vs. Flipkens, (13) Lisicki vs. V.Williams likely 2nd rd., and (4) Li vs. Hantuchova…Wildcards went to Francesca Schiavone, Venus Williams, and China’s Zhang Shuai and Zheng Jie…Pulling from the event were Martina Hingis (from doubles citing personal reasons) Marion Bartoli (retirement), Jamie Hampton (left ankle), Ekaterina Makarova, Romina Oprandi, Nadia Petrova (left hip), and Maria Sharapova (right shoulder)…The Williams sisters took a doubles wildcard…Former champs in the field are Azarenka (2012), Radwanska (2011), Wozniacki (2010), Kuznetsova (2009,’06), Jankovic (2008), Maria Kirilenko (2005), and Serena Williams (2004)…No player has ever won back-to-back singles titles in Beijing.

Posted by Staff @ 10:50 am in beijing, Tennis | 1 Comment »

October 7th, 2012

Nishikori Knocks Out Roanic For Tokyo Title; Federer Begins 299th Week At No. 1 Monday; Tennis-X Notes

Kei Nishikori thrilled his home fans winning the Tokyo event for the biggest victory of his career.

Posted by Staff @ 11:37 pm in beijing | 108 Comments »

October 7th, 2012

Azarenka Slams Sharapova For Beijing Title, Extends No. 1 Lead

Victoria Azarenka slammed chief rival Maria Sharapova to capture to China Open in Beijing.

Posted by Staff @ 10:45 pm in beijing | 3 Comments »

October 4th, 2012

Gasquet Upset In Beijing; Top Seeds Djokovic, Murray In QF Action Friday

Richard Gasquet was upset today in Beijing. Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic are scheduled tonight in their respective Asian events.

Posted by Staff @ 3:06 pm in beijing | 17 Comments »

October 2nd, 2012

Djokovic Needs Three In Beijing; Murray Survives 18 Aces From Karlovic In Tokyo

The last two US Open winners Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray won their first matches in Asia during the overnight.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:38 am in beijing | 19 Comments »

October 11th, 2010

Dominant Djokovic Wins Beijing; Wozniacki Takes Women’s Title; Roddick on Deck in Shanghai

Novak Djokovic is again hitting his stride at the end of the tennis calendar.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:35 pm in beijing, Shanghai | 38 Comments »

October 10th, 2010

Rain Moves Djokovic, Wozniacki Beijing Finals to Monday;Tsonga, Verdasco on Court in Shanghai

Rain has moved both men’s and women’s finals to Monday in Beijing.

Posted by Staff @ 10:50 pm in beijing, Shanghai | 17 Comments »

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