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Romania's Simona Halep survived a topsy-turvy match against Andrea Petkovic featuring 17 breaks of serve, beating the German 7-6 (4), 5-7, 7-6 (1) to advance to the China Open quarterfinals Thursday.
Venus Williams withdrew from the China Open with a viral illness Thursday shortly before her third-round match against Petra Kvitova.
Norway's ruling government party has voted against Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Novak Djokovic extended his winning streak at the China Open to 21 straight matches, beating Canada's Vasek Pospisil 6-3, 7-5 under the roof on center court on a cold, rainy Wednesday.
Petra Kvitova and Venus Williams will meet in the third round of the China Open in a reprise of their dramatic, three-set encounter at Wimbledon.
It was a fitting goodbye for China's biggest tennis star, complete with hugs from her former competitors, cheers from Chinese fans, and a bouquet of flowers from Rafael Nadal.
Five-time winner Novak Djokovic pushed his all-time mark at the China Open to 20-0 after making quick work of Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the first round Tuesday.
Serena WIlliams and Maria Sharapova rolled into the third round of the China Open, while Agnieszka Radwanska saw her late-season slump continue with another early loss.
Serena Williams narrowly avoided a bagel against Spanish qualifier Silvia Soler-Espinosa, then won 13 of the next 15 games to pull out a 7-5, 6-2 victory Monday in the first round of the China Open.
Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams moved into the second round at the China Open on Sunday with straight-set victories.
Rafael Nadal says the injured right wrist that sidelined him for two months and caused him to miss the US Open is feeling better and that he's ready to compete again.
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.
Michael Phelps has been linked with Speedo throughout his swimming career, most notably collecting a $1 million bonus after he won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games.
LeBron James began his tour of China on Monday by exchanging gifts with another former child prodigy.
Olympic gold medalist Emma Snowsill has retired from competitive triathlon at age 33.
Left with little choice after the withdrawal of three contenders, the International Olympic Committee retained the three remaining cities Monday in the troubled race for the 2022 Winter Games.