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October 4th, 2013

Nadal One From No. 1, Two From Possible Djokovic Final In Beijing; Del Potro, Roanic Tokyo Favs

Rafael Nadal is one win from the ATP No. 1 ranking.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:24 am in beijing | 52 Comments »

October 2nd, 2013

Rafael Nadal Says He’ll Need 4 Years Of Good Health, Results To Pass Federer’s 17 Slams

Rafael Nadal says he’s a long way from beating Roger Federer’s 17 Slam total.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 6:24 pm in beijing, GOAT | 85 Comments »

October 2nd, 2013

Here’s Novak Djokovic Wearing An AC/DC Shirt In This Adidas Spot [Video]

Adidas released a new promotional video featuring Novak Djokovic. Designed to show off the Serb’s growing personality, in the video Djokovic is seen kayaking, practicing yoga, having fun on the beach, driving in his car and playing ping pong in an AC/DC shirt. Djokovic is in Beijing this week trying defend his title and keep [...]

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 6:10 pm in beijing, Videos | Comments Off

September 30th, 2013

Furious Serena Williams Smashes Her Racket After Double Faulting On Matchpoint [Video]

Serena Williams smashes this racquet after double faulting on matchpoint.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:03 pm in beijing, Videos | 5 Comments »

September 30th, 2013

Novak Djokovic: As Long As There’s A Chance, I Will Fight For 2013 No. 1 Ranking

Novak Djokovic is ready to fight for the No. 1 ranking.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:49 pm in beijing, Year-End No. 1 | 3 Comments »

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 »

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ATP - Dec 15 WTA - Dec 15
1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Rafael Nadal3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 Kei Nishikori5 Ana Ivanovic
6 Andy Murray6 Agnieszka Radwanska
7 Tomas Berdych7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 Milos Raonic8 Caroline Wozniacki
9 Marin Cilic9 Angelique Kerber
10 David Ferrer10 Dominika Cibulkova
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