The former coach of world No 1 and seven-time Grand Slam winner Justine Henin said he'll focus instead on operating Henin's tennis school in Beijing.
As the premier grassroots tennis promotional platform in China, the WTA Tennis Festival has had a very successful two years.
She has the sponsorships, and the wall-to-wall media coverage. But Li Na said she's hoping to bounce back at the China Open during the National Day holidays.
A day that started so promising for China ended in disappointment at the Borneo Sevens tournament at the Likas Stadium on Sunday.
Yi Li, a skinny young man, once dropped by his team, finally got to prove himself as he helped it regain its lost crown.
Jordan defeated the Philippines, 75-61, on Saturday at the 26th FIBA Asia Championship, proving its quarterfinal victory over two-time defending champion Iran was no fluke.
Some of the nation's top players are scheduled to play in the Mercedes-Benz Cup Grand Prix event in Nangjing, the capital city of Jiangsu province, from Oct 25-30.
China's men's rugby Sevens team faces a daunting task to pick up world ranking points after it was drawn with regional powerhouse South Korea.
After breezing through the group stage, China moves up to the crossover round for a quarterfinal game against Lebanon at the 26th FIBA Asia Championship.
China should play a big role in world sports. The world's top sports official hailed China's role in promoting sports.
China will have to settle for hosting just about everything other than the Olympics for a long time to come.
Hosts China overcame Japan 84-58 to stay unbeaten at 2011 FIBA Asia Men's Basketball Championship on Wednesday and will play against Lebanon in Friday's quarterfinals.