All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘China Open’

Jelena Jankovic: Former World No. 1 Skips Japan Open Due to Sore Hip

Jelena Jankovic, the former World No. 1 professional tennis player has pulled out of Japan Women’s Open due to an injured left hip. Apparently, the hip injury seems to have occurred during the Sunday’s China Open women’s final. The Serbian national felt enough pain to request a pause in the tournament during the second set in order to receive medical …

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Rafael Nadal Advances to #1 Ranking

As Rafael Nadal advances to the final of the China Open, he also captures the #1 ranking, even if he loses to Novak Djokovic in the Sunday final. Arriving in China on Monday, Nadal last held the position in July 2011, as reported by Associated Press. Djokovic previously held the ranking for over 100 weeks, but this season has witnessed …

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Victoria Azarenka Eliminated from China Open

Victoria Azarenka has not fared well since her runner-up performance at the US Open. The current Australian Open champion lost to Venus Williams in her first match of a tournament in Tokyo last week. This week, Azarenka was unable to defend her win last year at the China Open, losing to Andrea Petkovic 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. Azarenka displayed uncharacteristic talents …

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