Andy Murray expresses disappointment over crowds at China Open

Tennis Oct 3, 2019

Andy Murray expresses disappointment over crowds at China Open

Andy Murray expressed disappointment about the crowds at the China Open, where some of the best players in the world have competed in front of swathes of empty seats. Poor attendances at sporting events have been in the headlines because of the sparse turn-out at ...

Naomi Osaka gets by Pegula to advance in China

Tennis Sep 29, 2019

Naomi Osaka gets by Pegula to advance in China

Naomi Osaka endured a challenge from Jessica Pegula of the United States in the first round of the China Open on Sunday to keep her Asian swing winning streak alive. The world No. 4 and fourth-seeded Osaka survived a second-set tiebreak to claim a 6-3, ...

Akane Yamaguchi cruises past Gao Fanjie to claim China Open title

More Sports Nov 19, 2017

Akane Yamaguchi cruises past Gao Fanjie to claim China Open title

Akane Yamaguchi won Sunday's women's singles at the China Open, beating China's Gao Fangjie in straight games. Fifth-seeded Yamaguchi cruised past her 19-year-old opponent 21-13, 21-15 for her fourth World Superseries title. With the second game tied 9-9, world No. 4 Yamaguchi took six points ...

More Sports Jun 24, 2017

Harimoto advances to China Open semifinals

Tomokazu Harimoto reached the China Open semifinals on Saturday after defeating countryman Koki Niwa in straight games in men's singles. The 13-year-old Harimoto will face Timo Boll of Germany in the last four. Yuya Oshima and Masaki Yoshida were eliminated in the quarterfinals in Chengdu, China. The ...

Sharapova beats Kvitova for China Open title

More Sports / Tennis Oct 5, 2014

Sharapova beats Kvitova for China Open title

Maria Sharapova outlasted Petra Kvitova 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 in a hard-hitting, back-and-forth duel to win the China Open on Sunday and return to No. 2 in the rankings. The fourth-seeded Sharapova overcame 10 double-faults and a number of untimely errors to defeat Kvitova in a ...