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.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
World number three Petra Kvitova overcame Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets Saturday to win the inaugural US$2.4 million WTA Wuhan Open, her third title of the year.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
French players Caroline Garcia and Alize Cornet made it through to the quarterfinals of the US$2.4 million WTA Wuhan Open Wednesday, and will fancy their chances in a tournament in which seeds have tumbled.
Austrlian Marinko Matosevic produced the first upset in the Malaysian Open on Tuesday when he downed eighth-seeded compatriot Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/3) in just over 90 minutes.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Without its naturalized center Quincy Davis, Taiwan national basketball team proved no match for the much taller team from Kazakhstan yesterday as the team lost by six points at the Asian Games held at Incheon, South Korea.
Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) and Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) rarely play together and had a highly publicized dust-up before the Asian Games, but that hasn't stopped them from putting Taiwan within a match of winning gold in the women's tennis team competition at the Games.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
World number one Serena Williams said Monday that playing less tennis has helped extend her glittering career, as she acknowledged in the wake of Li Na's retirement that players' bodies can “betray” them.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Ana Ivanovic charged the net repeatedly to overcome U.S. Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 7-6 (7/2) in the final of the WTA Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo Sunday.
Pioneering Chinese tennis star Li Na said Sunday she has “no regrets” about her decision to retire over persistent knee injuries, but told an emotional news conference she reached the decision only after thinking long and hard.