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China Open 2016: Wednesday Tennis Scores, Results and Latest Draw Schedule

David Ferrer and Angelique Kerber both claimed victories to progress at the China Open on Wednesday. Ferrer, the No. 5 seed in Beijing, saw off the challenge of Fabio Fognini in two sets, winning 6-3, 6-4. In the women's draw, world No. Show More Summary

Maria Sharapova's Blueprint to Return to Elite Form After Her Suspension

Maria Sharapova will be back on the WTA tour April 26, nine months earlier than the suspension she had received after testing positive for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open. The five-time major-winning superstar expressed her joy...Show More Summary

How Serena Williams is Setting Up to Reclaim the WTA's No. 1 Ranking in 2017

Serena Williams may have her sights set on breaking the all-time record for most Grand Slam titles. However, her plans to kick off 2017 hint at a desire to reclaim the WTA Tour's No. 1 ranking, too. After a record-tying 186 consecutive weeks at No. Show More Summary

Maria Sharapova Receives Reduced 15-Month Ban from Tennis After Doping Appeal

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has successfully appealed her two-year ban for a doping violation and had it reduced to 15 months, meaning she will be able to return to action April 26, 2017. ESPN's Darren Rovell and the Associated...Show More Summary

Andy Murray Reveals Hotel Maid Sat on His Bed and Stroked His Arm While He Slept

Andy Murray has revealed a hotel maid started stalking him after he woke up to find her stroking his arm at his bedside. The two-time Wimbledon champion said the creepy incident happened at a tour event when he placed a "do not disturb"...Show More Summary

China Open 2016: Tuesday Tennis Scores, Results and Updated Draw Schedule

Rafael Nadal was in imperious form as he comfortably saw off Paolo Lorenzi to make the perfect start to his China Open campaign on Tuesday. The Spaniard, second seed for the tournament in Beijing, won the event back in 2005 and needs...Show More Summary

China Open 2016: Monday Tennis Scores, Results and Updated Draw Schedule

Defending champion Garbine Muguruza advanced to the third round at the 2016 China Open on Monday as she beat Yulia Putintseva in two sets, as did world No. 1 Angelique Kerber. In the men's draw, David Ferrer kicked off his tournament...Show More Summary

Petra Kvitova Leads Tennis Winners and Losers at Important Asian Swing

The WTA Tour featured several superstars and an epic duel between world No. 1 Angelique Kerber and two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova. It was the kind of match that could change the landscape of the WTA in the year ahead. Find out...Show More Summary

China Open 2016: Sunday Tennis Scores, Results and Updated Draw Schedule

Third-seed Agnieszka Radwanska had no problem booking her place in Round 2 of the 2016 China Open, as she secured a straight-sets victory over Qiang Wang on Sunday. The Polish star only lost four games on her way past the wild card and showed her class throughout in a comprehensive 6-2, 6-2 triumph. Show More Summary

China Open 2016: Saturday Tennis Scores, Results and Updated Draw Schedule

Defending champion Garbine Muguruza got her China Open campaign off to a shaky start on Saturday, as she overcame Irina-Camelia Begu 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 in Beijing. The world No. 3, who is seeded second for this tournament, lost the opening set before responding well in the second, taking the match to a decider. Show More Summary

The Top Storylines to Watch for at the 2016 China Open

Defending champion Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are out, Andy Murray is threatening and Angelique Kerber is trying to hang on. Those are just a few of the top storylines to watch at the 2016 China Open. Played in Beijing, the China Open is a premier (900 points) tournament for the WTA Tour and 500-level ATP World Tour event. Show More Summary

Men's Tennis' Big 4 Are More Vulnerable Than Ever Heading into 2017

When Novak Djokovic announced an elbow injury forced him to withdraw from Beijing’s China Open, it was another sign the World No. 1 is not ready to assume the dominance that destroyed the ATP for five major titles from 2015 through French Open 2016. Show More Summary

Predictions for the Top Tennis Awards of 2016

Drawing close to its conclusion, only a few tournaments remain in the 2016 tennis season before the year-end championships. What better time to reflect on all that’s transpired throughout this long campaign and identify standout performers. In...Show More Summary

The Worst Trophies Awarded at Professional Tennis Tournaments

Perhaps more than any other professional sport, tennis awards some of the worst trophies you've ever seen. The biggest tournaments, the Grand Slams, have beautiful, even iconic trophies such as Wimbledon's partially gilded sterling silver...Show More Summary

How Long Will Angelique Kerber Hold the No. 1 Ranking?

Newly minted No. 1 Angelique Kerber is in Wuhan, China, taking on a strong field of top contenders who would all love to have that top ranking. Three weeks as the best in the world, and she is already understanding what it means to have a target on her back. " I'm actually more excited," Kerber told the media at Wuhan, per WTA Tennis. Show More Summary

Serena Williams Comments on Racial Injustices in America

As discussions about racial injustices continue to swirl in the sports world, tennis superstar Serena Williams chimed in with a Facebook post Tuesday. Following the lethal shootings of Philando Castile, Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont...Show More Summary

Caroline Wozniacki's Renaissance Leads Last 2016 September Winners and Losers

With the U.S. Open in the rearview mirror, a few of the WTA and ATP superstars like Karolina Pliskova and Stan Wawrinka were ready to rumble into the stretch run of the season. There were mid-major tournaments ranging from Metz, France, to St. Show More Summary

Teenage Tennis Players with the Best Chance to Become Grand Slam Champions

Teenage Grand Slam champions went out of style with Johnny Mac (John McEnroe) short shorts. These days, 30-somethings and players in their late 20s dominate Grand Slams and the Top 10 in men's and women's tennis. Winners of the 2016 U.S. Show More Summary

Serena Williams' Heir Apparent is Nowhere to Be Found

When Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou told CNN’s Motez Bishara and Ravi Ubha that the 35-year-old could win 30 grand-slam titles, it hardly felt like an impossible boast. Whether or not Serena can win two majors a year forShow More Summary

Resurgent Juan Martin del Potro Will Be a Top Grand Slam Contender in 2017

Every encounter with adversity (and he experienced plenty) has only made Juan Martin del Potro stronger. Healthy and playing regularly for the first time in three years, Del Potro issued a resounding message this summer to the competition:...Show More Summary

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