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Wuhan Open 2020 offers hope for all; would be tough to convince players to participate, says organiser
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Wuhan Open 2020 offers hope for all; would be tough to convince players to participate, says organiser

Wuhan has accounted for the majority of China’s coronavirus deaths to date and the city was subject to one of the strictest lockdowns in the world for 76 days.

Mary Pierce interview: Pressures of fame difficult to handle for younger players like Naomi Osaka, says former Roland Garros champion
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Mary Pierce interview: Pressures of fame difficult to handle for younger players like Naomi Osaka, says former Roland Garros champion

Former Roland Garros and Australian Open champion Mary Pierce touched base on wide range of topics such as level of women's tennis today, the unpredictability, rise of Coco Gauff and return of Kim Clijsters.

Caroline Wozniacki's career of consistency comes to an end as Dane chooses to retire on her own terms
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Caroline Wozniacki's career of consistency comes to an end as Dane chooses to retire on her own terms

It is interesting to note that much of Wozniacki’s career over the last few years has seen major rises and small blips, owing in no small part due to seemingly minor-injuries that have piled up

Former World No 4 and WTA Finals champion Dominika Cibulkova announces retirement
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Former World No 4 and WTA Finals champion Dominika Cibulkova announces retirement

Cibulkova, who has not played since the French Open, became the first Slovak woman to reach a Grand Slam singles final in 2014 when she lost to China’s Li Na at the Australian Open.

WTA Finals 2019: Petra Kvitova's injury-marred season given silver lining with qualification for year-ending tournament
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WTA Finals 2019: Petra Kvitova's injury-marred season given silver lining with qualification for year-ending tournament

Instead of training in the run-up to Shenzhen, Kvitova has spent time with her family to rest both her body and mind

Zhuhai Championships 2019: ATP executive VP Alison Lee says China needs to produce top tennis players to get more tournaments
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Zhuhai Championships 2019: ATP executive VP Alison Lee says China needs to produce top tennis players to get more tournaments

Lee said that more Chinese tennis players at the top of the rankings would produce the momentum needed to push the proposals of more ATP Tour tournaments in China

Two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na highlights China's need for male tennis star
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Two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na highlights China's need for male tennis star

Four-time Grand Slam champion and mum-of-three Kim Clijsters has just announced she will return to the tour next year, but Li said she wouldn't be emulating the Belgian

US Open 2019: 'Play Serena Williams, not her history,' coach Thomas Drouet tells Wang Qiang ahead of quarter-final match
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US Open 2019: 'Play Serena Williams, not her history,' coach Thomas Drouet tells Wang Qiang ahead of quarter-final match

Her coach compares her to Rafael Nadal, and China's Wang Qiang will need to conjure up a performance worthy of the Spanish star when she tackles 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams in Tuesday's US Open quarter-finals.

Two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na of China becomes first Asian born to be inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame
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Two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na of China becomes first Asian born to be inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame

Chinese Li Na won the 2011 French Open, becoming the first Asian to win a Grand Slam tournament and went on to win the Australian Open in 2014

Two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na says China will produce another women's champion in next decade
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Two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na says China will produce another women's champion in next decade

As Li prepares to reflect on her career at her induction into the Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island on Saturday, she has an eye on the future of the sport in her home country.

Li Na inspired a whole continent to start watching and playing tennis, and her Hall of Fame induction is a no-brainer
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Li Na inspired a whole continent to start watching and playing tennis, and her Hall of Fame induction is a no-brainer

What was that moment for Li Na, the newest inductee into the International Tennis Hall of Fame? The easy answer is her speech at the trophy presentation ceremony after winning the 2014 Australian Open.

Hong Kong Open: Garbine Muguruza shrugs of rain delay to cruise into quarters; Luksika Kumkhum ousts Alize Cornet
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Hong Kong Open: Garbine Muguruza shrugs of rain delay to cruise into quarters; Luksika Kumkhum ousts Alize Cornet

Garbine Muguruza brushed aside Romania's Ana Bogdan with the loss of only three games to underline her status as one of the tournament favourites.

China Open: Wang Qiang surprised with surge in form after 6-0, 6-0 demolition of Jelena Ostapenko
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China Open: Wang Qiang surprised with surge in form after 6-0, 6-0 demolition of Jelena Ostapenko

Wang Qiang is even being touted as a potential successor to double Grand Slam champion and China tennis icon Li Na who retired in 2014.

Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki says she is still haunted by 2011 semi-final loss to Li Na
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Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki says she is still haunted by 2011 semi-final loss to Li Na

Seven years on, Wozniacki said she still remembers her meltdown against Li in the 2011 Australian Open semi-final like it was yesterday.

Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki stutters into semi-finals after beating Carla Suarez Navarro
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Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki stutters into semi-finals after beating Carla Suarez Navarro

Second seed Caroline Wozniacki withstood a fightback from Spain's unseeded Carla Suarez Navarro to stutter into the semi-finals of the Australian Open 6-0, 6-7 (3/7), 6-2.

Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic compares tennis to an industry, expresses concern for players' welfare
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Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic compares tennis to an industry, expresses concern for players' welfare

Djokovic said there should be rational conversations about rules that are imposed and that concern players' well-being.

WTA Finals, not Elite Trophy, should be last event of season, says women's tennis body chief Steve Simon
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WTA Finals, not Elite Trophy, should be last event of season, says women's tennis body chief Steve Simon

Simon said the Elite Trophy should precede the WTA Finals, the traditional season finale which has the women's top eight and which finished on Sunday.

Wimbledon 2017: Peng Shuai says Chinese men prefer ping pong and badminton over tennis
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Wimbledon 2017: Peng Shuai says Chinese men prefer ping pong and badminton over tennis

Peng Shuai said Chinese tennis had made huge strides in the last 10 years, first with Li Ting and Sun Tiantian winning women's doubles gold at the 2004 Olympics and Li Na winning the 2011 French Open to become the first Chinese Grand Slam winner.

Li Na, Serena Williams in race for Laureus Sports Awards
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Li Na, Serena Williams in race for Laureus Sports Awards

Tennis stars Li Na and Serena Williams in race for sportswoman of the year in the Laureus World Sports Awards.

Life after Li Na: Can tennis keep its Chinese fans?
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Life after Li Na: Can tennis keep its Chinese fans?

With Li Na in retirement and not defending her title at the Australian Open, there are far fewer Chinese flags and fans with red-and-yellow-streaked faces in the stands at Melbourne Park.