Friday Sep 12
Murray to play in China Open
Britain's number one - currently in the unfamiliar position of being ranked outside the world's top 10 - will join the likes of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and newly-crowned US Open winner Marin Cilic in Beijing from September 27 onwards. Murray has not played in the event since 2010 and will be keen to accrue the points he needs to qualify for the season-ending ATP Finals in London.
Telangana govt gives Rs 1 cr to Sania Mirza for US Open win
The Telangana government today felicitated tennis ace Sania Mirza for her recent victory in the US Open mixed doubles and presented her a cheque of Rs one crore. "Sania, who is the brand ambassador for Telangana, met Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao here, where he appreciated her for winning the title and wished that she win the upcoming China Open and Japan Open as well," a release from the Chief Minister's Office said.
International Business Times
Novak Djokovic Withdraws From Davis Cup; To Compete In The 2014 China Open
Novak Djokovic has pulled out from Davis Cup because of fatigue and family commitments. The 2014 US Open semifinalist also wants to spend more time with his pregnant wife.
Aaron has consistency in mind ahead of the Para Table Tennis World Championships
Paralympic bronze medallist Aaron McKibbin is heading to his first ITT Para Table Tennis World Championship with two things on his mind. The 22-year-old from Wandsworth will compete in the GB men's class 6-8 and 9-10 teams.
Agent denies Li Na retirement rumor
Li Na of China reacts after losing her women's singles match against Kristina Mladenovic of France in the first round of French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, May 27, 2014.