Posts Tagged East Asia

Marcel Granollers beats David Ferrer at Japan Open

TOKYO (AP) — Marcel Granollers of Spain rallied from a set down to beat second-seeded David Ferrer 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 Monday and advance to the second round of the Japan 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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North Koreans at Asian Games ‘long for leader’

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s athletes at the Asian Games, reportedly feeling homesick while competing in South Korea, have held a special “longing for the leader” gathering to express how much they miss their homeland.

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Kvitova tops Bouchard to win Wuhan Open

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic returns the ball during the match against Eugenie Bouchard of Canada in the final of the Wuhan Open tennis tournament in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei province, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Kvitova claimed the title with 6-3, 6-4. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Hao Tongqian)  NO SALES

WUHAN, China (AP) — Petra Kvitova backed up her lopsided win over Eugenie Bouchard at Wimbledon with another emphatic victory over the Canadian to capture the inaugural Wuhan Open title on Saturday.

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