World number one Novak Djokovic will miss next week's China Open in Beijing with a back injury.
Grand Slam champion Li Na has set her sights on another Grand Slam title and a good showing at the London Olympic Games next year.
France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga clinched his sixth ATP title when he beat big-serving Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia in the final of the Metz tournament.
France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga clinched his sixth ATP title when he beat big-serving Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia 6-3 6-7 6-3 in the final of the Metz tournament on Sunday.
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.
Li Na said she's hoping to bounce back at the China Open during the National Day holidays.
Some of the nation's top players are scheduled to play in the Mercedes-Benz Cup Grand Prix event in Nangjing, from Oct 25-30.
The world's leading players are "not afraid" of going on strike unless officials heed their calls to improve the crammed tennis calendar.
British tennis player Andy Murray and his girlfriend Kim Sears watch the presentation of the Burberry Prorsum 2012 Spring/Summer collection during London Fashion Week.
There were tears for US Open winner Novak Djokovic whose injury-forced retirement saw champion Serbia slump 3-2 to the South Americans.