Posts Tagged Greater China

Stosur among cull of seeds in Guangzhou 1st round

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — Top-seeded Samantha Stosur was the most notable among the five seeds to lose in first-round action at the Guangzhou Open on Tuesday.

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AIBA recognizes Boxing India ahead of Asian Games

In this Aug. 22, 2012 file photo, India's London Olympic bronze medal winner in boxing M.C. Mary Kom speaks at an event celebrating her victory, in Bangalore, India. The cricket-crazy country of India has been improving in Olympic sports due to more exposure in international competition. When it comes to the Asian Games, Mary Kom is among the leading contenders. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Indian boxers will be allowed to participate at the Asian Games under their national flag after the sport’s amateur world governing body gave provisional recognition to a new national federation.

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Lin beats Vinci in 1st round of Guangzhou Open

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — Lin Zhu of China advanced to the second round of the Guangzhou Open by beating sixth-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-3, 7-6 (7) Monday.

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Lisicki wins Hong Kong Open

HONG KONG (AP) — Sabine Lisicki won her first WTA title in three years by defeating Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-3 in the final of the Hong Kong Open on Sunday.

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Lisicki to play Pliskova in Hong Kong Open final

HONG KONG (AP) — Top-seeded Sabine Lisicki hit 12 aces and broke her opponent five times to beat Francesca Schiavone of Italy 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 Saturday to reach the final of the Hong Kong Open.

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