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Li Na receives teary goodbye at China Open

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tennis star Li Na received a tearful send-off on center court at the China Open on Tuesday, complete with hugs from her former competitors, cheers from home fans, and a bouquet of flowers from Rafael Nadal.

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Sharapova rolls into third round at China Open

Hair flies as Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts during her match against Elina Svitolina of Ukraine during the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, China, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

BEIJING (AP) — Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic advanced with ease at the China Open on Tuesday, while Agnieszka Radwanska’s late-season slump continued with another early loss.

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Cilic, Ivanovic advance to China Open 2nd round

Serena Williams of the United States returns a shot to Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain during their first round of China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, China, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

BEIJING (AP) — 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.

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Murray wins 1st title in 15 months at Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Second-seeded Andy Murray of Britain rallied from a set down to defeat fourth-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain 5-7, 7-6 (9), 6-1 Sunday to win the Shenzhen Open.

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Venus Williams, Sharapova advance at China Open

Kaia Kanepi of Estonia returns a shot to Maria Sharapova of Russia during their first round match at the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

BEIJING (AP) — Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams moved into the second round at the China Open on Sunday with straight-set victories.

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