The Shanghai Rolex Masters has accelerated the popularity of the sport among the people of Shanghai.
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With a 5-3 advantage in the first set, Chinese player Wang Qiang plummeted to a 10-game losing skid, losing to former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki 7-5, 6-0 in China Open second round here on Tuesday.
Steve Simon, tournament director and chief operating officer of the BNP Paribas Open Indian Wells Tennis Tournament, has been named CEO of the women's tour.
The void left in the tennis world after Li Na officially announced her retirement during last year's China Open is still being felt.
Watching from the sidelines as a group of kids hit balls to each other during a junior clinic, injury-plagued Chinese ace Peng Shuai resisted the urge to join them on the court after sitting out for more than five months.
World No 2 Simona Halep lasted less than a set before an injury forced her out of the China Open on Sunday, plunging her appearance at the year-ending WTA Finals into doubt.
Rafael Nadal's lifelong mentor, his uncle Toni, has opened the door to hiring a 'super-coach' if the 14-time Grand Slam-winner fails to recapture his spark next season.
China's next generation of stars taking cue from career path of retired Grand Slam champion
With title favorites including world No 1 Serena Williams withdrawing due to injuries, this year's China Open has become an even fiercer battle for the rest to fight to unseat the top stars.
Newly-crowned US Open winner Flavia Pennetta has confirmed that she will play in the WTA Tianjin Open in Oct, the tournament's organizer said on Monday.
Chinese superstar Li Na will take part in a series of activities held in her home city of Wuhan during the 2015 Wuhan Open to promote the WTA Premier 5 event and tennis culture.