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Sharapova crushes Ivanovic to reach Beijing final

Maria Sharapova powered into the final of the WTA China Open on Saturday with a dominant straight sets win over Ana Ivanovic.
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Nishikori, Raonic reach Tokyo final

Kei Nishikori battled into the Japan Open final as Milos Raonic cruised through to set up a clash with the local favourite.
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Steady Stosur returns to Osaka

An in-form Sam Stosur returns to defend her Japan Women's Open title starting Monday.
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Jankovic eyes return to form

Jelena Jankovic is targeting a return to form as the top seed at the inaugural Tianjin Open starting Monday.
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Nadal prepared for tough run-in

Rafa Nadal credited a lack of match sharpness for his shock defeat to Martin Klizan at the China Open on Friday.
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Djokovic eyes third Shanghai crown

Novak Djokovic will go in search of a third consecutive Shanghai Masters title when the ATP 1000 event gets under way on Sunday.
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Djokovic set for Murray showdown, Nadal sent packing in China

Novak Djokovic is set for a blockbuster semi-final with Andy Murray, but Rafael Nadal was sent tumbling out of the China Open on Friday.
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Raonic, Nishikori into Japan Open semi-finals

Milos Raonic is on course for a third-straight Japan Open final appearance after moving into the last four at Denis Istomin's expense.
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Knee injury forces Williams withdrawal

Serena Williams has withdrawn from her WTA China Open quarter-final against Samantha Stosur due to a knee injury.
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Serena sees off Safarova, Halep withdraws

Serena Williams overcame Lucie Safarova to advance to the last eight of the WTA China Open, while Simona Halep was forced to pull out.
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Nadal and Murray comfortably through to last eight

Rafael Nadal still feels he has plenty to improve on despite a comfortable 6-3 6-4 win over Peter Gojowczyk in the China Open second round.
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Chardy moves past Anderson to set up Nishikori clash

Jeremy Chardy will face Kei Nishikori in the Japan Open quarter-finals after beating seventh seed Kevin Anderson in straight sets.
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Djokovic reigns supreme at China washout

Novak Djokovic stretched his China Open winning run to 21 matches with a 6-3 7-5 victory over Vasek Pospisil on a rain-affected day in Beijing.
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Nishikori cruises through in Tokyo

Kei Nishikori continued his fine run of the form into the Japan Open as he eased to a first-round victory over Ivan Dodig on Wednesday.
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Sharapova into China Open quarter-finals

Maria Sharapova is the first competitor into the China Open quarter-finals after a straight-sets win over Carla Suarez Navarro on Wednesday.
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Bouchard beaten as top two progress in Beijing

Eugenie Bouchard's WTA Finals hopes took a blow with defeat to Sabine Lisicki in the second round of the China Open on Tuesday.
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Hadadi continues discus domination at Asian Games

Ehsan Hadadi claimed his third successive Asian Games gold medal in the men's discus on Tuesday with a throw of 65.11metres in Incheon.
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Nadal makes winning return

Rafael Nadal's first match back from a wrist injury ended in a straight-sets win over Richard Gasquet at the China Open on Tuesday.
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Wawrinka dumped out by Ito in Japan

Top seed Stanislas Wawrinka crashed out in the first round on a day of upsets and retirements at the Japan Open on Tuesday.
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Cheng, Adekoya set pace in hurdles heats

China's Wen Cheng was the only man to break 50 seconds in the 400 metre hurdles heats at the Asian Games on Tuesday.
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