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1 hr ago | International Business Times

Caroline Wozniacki Remains Optimistic And Swears To Keep 'Getting...

Caroline Wozniacki has expressed earnest optimism about her tennis career in the future. Wozniacki, who currently ranks ninth in Women's Tennis Association world rankings, has said that she anticipates that next tennis season and hopes to find more opportunities to showcase her skills in future matches.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Caroline Wozniacki, Jelena Jankovic, Australian Open

1 hr ago | Tennis Now

Asian Swing Preview: Nadal and Li Na Headline Big Storylines For This Fall

With Rafael Nadal and Li Na planning their returns in Asia, there's plenty of intriguing storylines to keep tennis fans engaged after the US Open. Photo Credit: AP While many tennis fans are recovering from an exciting and unpredictable US Open, the tours themselves swing over to Asia for the next few weeks.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, US Open, Olympic Fencing, Summer Olympic, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Na Li, Tennis Players, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Oredigger

Gear Review: Donnay Tennis Racquets

When one thinks of tennis racquets, what brands immediately come to mind? Head? Prince? Babolat? Wilson? Usually, they are the brands that sponsor the best players in the world. Wilson has Roger Federer and the Williams Sisters; Head has Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova; and Babolat has Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick, and Li Na.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Tennis, Andre Agassi

Wed Sep 10, 2014

International Business Times

Li Na To Retire After China Open

World No. 6 Li Na is making headlines in the tennis rumour mill. The Chinese athlete is reportedly heading toward retirement after she has competed in the inaugural Wuhan Open or also known as the Li Na of China poses with The Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup after defeating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia in their women's singles final match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 25, 2014.REUTERS/PETAR KUJUNDZIC According to the Beijing Hour, former professional tennis player and American sportscaster Mary Carillo has said that Li will be retiring from the sport after the "Mary Carillo said today that she's expecting Li Na to retire from tour during this year's Asian swing.

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Related Topix: Olympic Fencing, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Na Li, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Tennis, Dominika Cibulkova, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova

Central Chronicle

Disappointment for Nishikori, but Asia on the rise

Agencies, New York Tokyo's morning rush-hour will probably have flowed a little smoother than usual on Tuesday as millions delayed their journeys to find a TV beaming a 24-year-old wielding a tennis racket on a patch of concrete in a suburb of New York. A tennis player temporarily halting the daily frenzy of life in one of Asia's heaving cities would have seemed fanciful a decade ago before Li Na became an icon for millions of Chinese sports fans with her landmark win at the 2011 French Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, French Open, Australian Open, Kei Nishikori, Marin Cilic

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Bangkok Post

Tennis players tipped for gold

Suwat Liptapanlop, president of the Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand, yesterday unveiled his players for the Sept 19-Oct 4 event in Incheon, South Korea. "We hope to win one gold medal in the women's team event,'' said Suwat.

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Related Topix: Olympic Fencing, Sports, Summer Olympic, Shuai Peng, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Peng Shuai (2008 Beijing Olympics), Na Li, Summer Olympics, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Daily Mail

Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic to make history books as they compete ...

When Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic step into the Arthur Ashe stadium for Monday night's US Open final they will know a place in the history books awaits. Not only will the pair be battling to win their maiden Grand Slam, they will also cap a remarkable year for tennis as it will be the first time since 1998 that eight different players - four men and four women - have won the major tournaments.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Marin Cilic, Kei Nishikori, Tennis, US Open, Stanislas Wawrinka, Australian Open

Business Journal

Women to watch this week: Sept. 8 - 14

Serena Williams : You can't argue with the pure power of Serena Williams . The 32-year-old took down Caroline Wozniacki Sunday to win the U.S. Open for the third year in a row.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Serena Williams, Tennis, Caroline Wozniacki, US Open, Maria Sharapova

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Tennis Articles

2014 US Open Women's Final Preview: Serena Williams v Caroline Wozniacki

Best friends Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki clash for the third time this summer, this for the final Grand Slam of 2014. Serena has beaten her Danish BFF 8 of 9 times but their two recent meetings last month in Montreal and Cincinnati both went the distance.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Kim Clijsters, Wimbledon

Sat Sep 06, 2014

USA Today

9 things to know about surprise U.S. Open finalist Kei Nishikori

Kei Nishikori stunned world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in a U.S. Open semifinal on Saturday, a shock win that came on the heels of Nishikori's two five-set, four-hour marathons earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Kei Nishikori, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Sports Network

Peng Shuai

Chinese tennis has been dominated by Li Na for quite some time, but late-bloomer Peng Shuai has decided she may have something to say about that. This week China's No.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Peng Shuai, Australian Open, Caroline Wozniacki, Wimbledon

The Telegraph

In defence of the defensive game

New York: It is an oft-repeated maxim in many sports, but there is room for questioning it when it comes to tennis: Can defence win championships? This decade, the question applied most aptly to Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, who reached the No. 1 ranking in 2010 and held it for 66 weeks, but fell short of lifting a major trophy.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Caroline Wozniacki, Serena Williams, Australian Open

China Daily

Peng Shuai picks up Li Na's mantle

Peng Shuai is featured in a photoshoot for the August edition of Women's Health magazine ahead of the US Open where she has reached her first Grand Slam semifinal. The 28-year-old featured in a series of fashion photos and wrote about tennis and her life for the Chinese version of one of Europe and America's best-selling magazines, focusing on women's sports and health.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Peng Shuai, Tennis, US Open

Thu Sep 04, 2014

BleacherReport

US Open 2014 Results: Latest Scores and Evening Draw Schedule for Day 11

Things are getting tight at Flushing Meadows as the 2014 U.S. Open continues onto Thursday's matches, and the year's final Grand Slam is guaranteeing to end with a bang. Household names on both the men's and women's side have been ousted.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan, Serena Williams, Roger Federer

Examiner.com

Top Five Conclusions from the First Week of the U.S. Open

The first week of the U.S. Open , tennis's final grand slam of the year is complete.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Mirjana Lucic, Wimbledon, Sara Errani, Australian Open

Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Post Game

Martina Hingis Is Playing Tennis Again And She May Win a U.S. Open Title

Martina Hingis is a tennis legend. She won all five of her Grand Slam singles titles before she was 19 and is still the youngest champion at the Australian Open and Wimbledon.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Australian Open, Wimbledon, Tennis Players, Venus Williams, Serena Williams

The China Post

Wozniacki to face Peng for US Open finals

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki and first-time Grand Slam semifinalist Peng Shuai will meet for a place in the U.S. Open title match after dominant victories on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Caroline Wozniacki, Peng Shuai, Sara Errani, Zheng Jie

China Daily

Agent denies Li Na retirement rumor

Li Na of China reacts after losing her women's singles match against Kristina Mladenovic of France in the first round of French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, May 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Tennis, Kristina Mladenovic, French Open, Roland Garros, US Open, China Open

Tennis Now

What's Wrong with Women's Tennis?

Despite the early US Open exits of several seeded WTA players, on-court drama has been at its peak.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Wimbledon, Petra Kvitova, Victoria Azarenka, Peng Shuai

SFGate

37th time the charm for China's Peng at US Open

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Peng Shuai, Tennis, Zheng Jie

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