Thursday, October 9, 2014
Ana Ivanovic overcame a left thigh injury to beat Pauline Parmentier of France 6-3, 6-2, while Italy's Camila Giorgi routed fourth-seeded Andrea Petkovic 6-1, 6-2 in the opening round of the Generali Ladies on Tuesday.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Australian Open organizers are confident they have weather proofed the first tennis major of the season with the unveiling of the third stadium with a retractable roof at Melbourne Park.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal enter this week's Shanghai Masters bidding to unseat current champion Novak Djokovic, who appears on an unstoppable march to ending the year as number one for the third time.
Monday, October 6, 2014
French Open and Wimbledon champions Maria Sharapova and Petra Kvitova will battle for the China Open title after they both powered through their semifinal matches Saturday.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Rafael Nadal was knocked out of the China Open in his third match back from an extended injury layoff, falling to big-hitting qualifier Martin Klizan of Slovakia 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-3 on Friday.
Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori advanced to the final of the Japan Open with a 4-6, 6-0, 7-6 (7-2) victory over unseeded Benjamin Becker of Germany on Saturday.
Saturday, October 4, 2014
China Open champion Serena Williams spoke of her frustration at withdrawing early from a second consecutive tournament Friday, but said it was too early to say if her season was over.
Friday, October 3, 2014
Novak Djokovic extended his winning streak at the China Open to 21 straight matches, beating Canada's Vasek Pospisil 6-3, 7-5 under the roof on center court on a cold, rainy Wednesday.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Rafael Nadal made a dominant return to tennis after a two-month injury layoff, beating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-0 at the China Open on Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The Taiwanese pairing of Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) and Chan Chin-wei (詹謹瑋) had to settle for silver in the women's doubles at the Asian Games, falling in the finals Monday to a team from Thailand that got better as the match went on.