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  1. Asia re-energizing tennis globally

    Peter Bodo

    Pity poor Kei Nishikori. With Li Na gone, the burden of carrying the tennis message to Asia -- or is it the Asian message to tennis? -- now falls squarely on his decidedly sloped shoulders. The other day, the recent US Open finalist helped the AT...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  2. Li Na has 'no regrets' about decision to retire

    Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, said Sunday she had "no regrets" about her decision to retire over long time issues with knee injuries.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2014
  3. Li Na retires from professional tennis, citing recurring knee pro...

    Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has retired due to recurring knee injuries.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  4. Tennis - Roger Federer, Serena Williams have a lot to play for th...

    Kamakshi Tandon

    The Slam season has come and gone, but this is not your cue to stop watching tennis -- unless you don't care about things like the return of Rafael Nadal.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  5. Singapore to host WTA season-ending championships

    The WTA is moving its season-ending championships from Istanbul to Singapore and will revamp it into a 10-day event with music, entertainment and tennis-related symposiums.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2014
  6. Tennis - Asia new hotspot for WTA Tour

    Kamakshi Tandon

    The fall was once about indoor events in Europe, but the Asian swing now increasingly dominates on the WTA Tour.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2013
  7. Boris Becker backing new Asian tennis league

    Boris Becker is backing a new tennis league in Asia featuring former and current players.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2013
  8. WTA signed a deal for Singapore to host the WTA Championship from...

    Eyeing a stronger presence in Asia, the WTA is moving its season-ending championships to Singapore for 2014-18 in a five-year deal worth more than $70 million.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2013
  9. ITF to decide on Pakistan's Davis Cup appeal

    The Pakistan Tennis Federation said Tuesday its appeal to have its Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group II tie rescheduled will be put up for consideration at the International Tennis Federation's board meeting in London next week.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  10. espnW -- Tennis pros lean on partners

    Jane McManus

    In pro tennis, having a supportive life partner can be key to achieving success -- and maintaining sanity -- on tour.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  11. Tennis - Will Asia ever get a Grand Slam event?

    Sandra Harwitt

    The Chinese have funneled all kinds of money into tennis, hoping one day it'll become a new home to Grand Slam action. Is that realistic?

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2011
  12. Li Na's French Open victory a breakthrough, Chinese players say

    Li Na's Chinese colleagues on the WTA Tour say her French Open title will bring an influx of new players from the Asian country and could have a major impact on the sport.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2011
  13. China, Asia celebrate Li Na's win at French Open

    Li Na's landmark French Open victory sparked celebrations and recognition throughout Asia on Sunday, while China's state media told its athletes to learn from her as they prepare for the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2011
  14. Uzbekistan, Japan prevail in Asian Fed Cup play

    Without injured Li Na, top-seeded China lost to Uzbekistan 3-0 in Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Group I on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2011
  15. WTA Tour counting on Asia-Pacific region for international growth...

    The WTA Tour is counting on the Asia-Pacific region to boost its international growth, along with China's ability to produce more elite players.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2010
  16. Iran's Mohammed Mohazebnia banned for doping infraction

    An Iranian Davis Cup tennis player has been suspended for two years after testing positive for the banned drug clenbuterol.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2010