• In this photo taken Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, protesters holding yellow umbrellas gather to observe a moment of silence to mark the first anniversary of "Umbrella Movement" outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong. A year ago, Hong Kong's famously busy streets were shut down by pro-democracy activists who occupied them for 79 days in what became known as the "Umbrella Movement." The protests were led by students and other activists who took to the streets to voice their opposition against Beijing's plan to restrict elections for top leader of the semiautonomous Chinese city. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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    Umbrellas captured attention in Asia last week, with protesters in Hong Kong marking the one-year anniversary of the pro-democracy “umbrella movement” that shut down parts of the bustling city for weeks last year. The moniker caught on after protesters used umbrellas to fend off pepper spray used by riot police.

  • Berdych, Garcia-Lopez qualify for Shenzhen Open final

    SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Tomas Berdych and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez won their semifinals after multiple rain delays at the Shenzhen Open and will meet in a Monday final.

  • Flavia Pennetta of Italy, right, shakes hand with Han Xinyun of China after winning their match of the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    Pennetta struggles in 1st match since US Open victory

    BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Open champion Flavia Pennetta struggled in her first match since winning her maiden Grand Slam, needing nearly 2 1/2 hours to beat Chinese wild card Han Xinyun 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in the first round of the China Open on Sunday.

  • Typhoon heads for south China; tens of thousands evacuated

    BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in China and the Philippines said Monday that a typhoon that tore through the northern Philippines before roaring ashore in southern China has killed at least nine people and left dozens of fishermen missing.

  • Jin Cheng wins weather-shortened Asia-Pacific Amateur

    HONG KONG (AP) — Third-round leader Jin Cheng of China won the Asia-Pacific Amateur golf championship on Sunday when heavy rain and high winds forced the cancellation of the fourth round at Clearwater Bay.

  • Ivanovic beats Dellacqua to reach 2nd round at China Open

    BEIJING (AP) — Sixth-seeded Ana Ivanovic beat Casey Dellacqua of Australia 6-4, 6-0 Saturday to advance to the second round of the China Open.

  • China's Guo Ailun, white, guards Jayson William of the Philippines, blue, in the final of the FIBA Asia Championship in Changsha in south China's Hunan province Saturday Oct. 3, 2015. China won 78-67. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT

    China beats Philippines 78-67 to win FIBA Asia title

    CHANGSHA, China (AP) — Yi Jianlian combined with youngsters Guo Ailun and Zhou Qi to lead China to a 78-67 win over the Philippines in the FIBA Asia basketball final on Saturday, helping the host nation secure an Olympic slot and finish the continental tournament unbeaten.

  • Rain washes out Shenzhen Open semifinals

    SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Persistent rain has washed out the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open on Saturday.

  • Venus Williams wins Wuhan Open, Muguruza retires in 2nd set

    WUHAN, China (AP) — Venus Williams won the Wuhan Open on Saturday when her Spanish opponent and fifth-seeded Garbine Muguruza retired with a left ankle injury while trailing 6-3, 3-0.