China's leading tennis ladies have confirmed their participation in the Shenzhen Open, as the official direct entry list is announced for the $500,000WTA tournament, which takes place at the Shenzhen Longgang Sports Center from 29 December 2013, to January 4, 2014.
Chinese aces dominated the Australian Open Wildcard Playoffs, which concluded in Shenzhen, Guangdong province on Sunday.
Jamaica's Olympic sprinters Warren Weir (L) and Yohan Blake (2nd L) talk with tennis players Serena and Venus (R) Williams as the sisters hold a special tennis clinic for youth and children.
World No 1 female tennis player Serena Williams was named WTA Player Of The Year on Friday.
Rafael Nadal (R) of Spain gives champagne to Novak Djokovic of Serbia after defeating him in their exhibition tennis match in Buenos Aires, Nov 24, 2013.
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has hired Sven Groeneveld as her coach.
China's Hong Kong will host a new WTA tournament next year, which will be the first tennis tour event for Hong Kong to hold since more than a decade ago.
Chinese tennis players are vying for wild card entries to the Australian Open.
Stepanek gave the Czech Republic its second straight Davis Cup title Sunday, sweeping past Dusan Lajovic in straight sets in the fifth
Novak Djokovic kept alive Serbia's hopes of winning its second Davis Cup title in four seasons by beating Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in the first reverse singles match Sunday to even the final at 2-2.
Winning a 2nd Davis Cup title with Serbia would cap a fantastic end to the season for Novak Djokovic and provide a springboard for restoring his supremacy.
Rafael Nadal insists his failure to win a first ATP World Tour Finals title can't take the shine off one of the best seasons of his career.