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October 2, 2014 4:30 PM Bouchard qualifies for upcoming WTA finals in China Open

BEIJING -- Canada's Eugenie Bouchard qualified for the upcoming WTA Finals when seventh-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany lost her third-round match at the China Open on Thursday. Bouchard, who suffered an upset loss to Germany's Sabine Lisicki in the second round, locked up a berth in the season-ending tournament when Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova completed 6

October 2, 2014 2:37 PM Stosur into the Beijing WTA qtr-finals

Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams powered into the quarter-finals of the China Open on Thursday, while world number two Simona Halep made the last eight, and then withdrew from the tournament through injury. Samantha Stosur also made the quarters, the Australian downing fellow unseeded player Alize Cornet of France 6-4 6-2. Williams, the top women's seed in Beijing 4

October 2, 2014 11:22 AM Nadal into quarters, Berdych move up

World No 2 Rafa Nadal sailed into the quarterfinals of the China Open, his first tournament in 13 weeks, with a 6-3 6-4 win over German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk on Thursday. The Spaniard, returning from a wrist injury, won 85 percent of his first service points against the German and took an hour and 45 minutes to seal victory and set up a last eight 6

October 2, 2014 9:23 AM Halep battles past Petkovic in China

Second seed Simona Halep overcame stubborn resistance from Andrea Petkovic to make the quarter-finals of the China Open Thursday, while Tomas Berdych powered into the last eight of the men's competition. Halep defeated her German opponent 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 7-6 (7/1) as she dominated at the tie break in the first and third set of the two hour 35 minute 9

September 30, 2014 4:58 PM Bouchard falls, Williams wins in second round at China Open

BEIJING -- Canadian Eugenie Bouchard dropped a 6-2, 6-4 decision to Sabine Lisicki of Germany in second-round play Tuesday at the China Open. Bouchard, the No. 8 seed from Westmount, Que., did not record an ace and double-faulted 11 times. She was coming off a final appearance at the Wuhan Open last weekend. Serena Williams had a far easier time than she did in her opening 6

September 30, 2014 2:02 PM Serena, Halep, Sharapova reach third round in Beijing

Beijing, China ( - Reigning champion Serena Williams, second seed Simona Halep and former finalist Maria Sharapova were among Tuesday's second-round winners at the $5.4 million China Open. The world No. 1 great and two-time China Open champ Williams subdued Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova 6-2, 6-3 on the hardcourts at Beijing Olympic Green 4

September 30, 2014 1:35 PM Bouchard, Radwanska beaten at China Open

WTA Finals qualifiers Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep recorded straight sets victories at the China Open on Tuesday (local time), but Singapore hopefuls Eugenie Bouchard and Agnieszka Radwanska were dumped out in second round upsets. Bouchard, who lost in the final of last week's Wuhan Open, was beaten by unseeded German Sabine Lisicki 6-2 6-4, while 5

September 24, 2014 10:21 AM Sharapova dumped out by Swiss qualifier in Wuhan

(Reuters) - Swiss qualifier Timea Bacsinszky continued to swipe past the seeds at the Wuhan Open on Wednesday by dumping world number four Maria Sharapova from the hard court tournament with a 7-6(3) 7-5 victory. The world number 61, who knocked out U.S. Open semi-finalist and 13th seed Ekaterina Makarova in the second round, prevailed again in the battle 1

September 23, 2014 2:34 PM Serena Williams out of China tournament with illness

WUHAN, China Top seed Serena Williams had to be helped from the court as she retired ill during her first set at the inaugural Wuhan Open in China on Tuesday - but Australia's Casey Dellacqua continued her terrific form. On a mixed day for Australians at the tournament Dellacqua beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia, 7-6 (9-7), 6-7 (7-5), 6-1 to carry 3

September 23, 2014 11:25 AM Serena Williams & Simona Halep knocked out of Wuhan Open

World number one Serena Williams was knocked out of the Wuhan Open in the second round after retiring through illness against France's Alize Cornet. The top seed, 32, was leading 6-5 in the first set when she received treatment before withdrawing in China. Cornet, the world number 21, also beat American Williams at Wimbledon and in the Dubai Championships 6