Tennis http://au.rd.yahoo.com/news/rss/top_stories/*http://au.news.yahoo.com/top/ en-au Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:21:15 +1300 Yahoo New Zealand Sport https://s.yimg.com/ao/i/hp/nz2/test/ynz.gif 144 36 Nishikori wows sold-out Tokyo crowd (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25157703 TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori began his quest for a second Japan Open title with a comprehensive 6-3 6-4 win over Croatia's Ivan Dodig in front of a sell-out crowd on Wednesday.
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Djokovic maintains perfect record, Wozniacki exits (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25157632 BEIJING (Reuters) - Men's top seed Novak Djokovic maintained his perfect China Open record but Caroline Wozniacki's hopes of qualifying for the year-ending WTA Finals in Singapore took a hit after she... Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:33:16 +1300 Nishikori powers to victory in opening Tokyo match (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25157464 Tokyo (AFP) - Kei Nishikori thrilled his home fans as the US Open finalist posted a 6-3, 6-4 opening victory over Ivan Dodig on Wednesday to reach the second round of the Japan Open. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:46:42 +1300 Tennis: Serena Williams to play January's Hopman Cup tournament (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25155797 One of the biggest names in tennis will play in January's Hopman Cup tournament in Perth. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:09:41 +1300 Syrian karate competitor fails dope test at Asiad (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25154782 INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Syrian karate competitor Nour Aldin Al-Kurdi has become the fifth athlete at the Asian Games to fail a doping test, the Olympic Council of Asia announced on Wednesday. ... Thu, 02 Oct 2014 04:56:08 +1300 Games-Syrian karate competitor fails dope test at Asiad (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25154765 INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Syrian karate competitor Nour Aldin Al-Kurdi has become the fifth athlete at the Asian Games to fail a doping test, the Olympic Council of Asia announced on Wednesday. ... Thu, 02 Oct 2014 04:54:24 +1300 Serena Williams to play in Hopman Cup (The West Australian) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25153361 World No.1 Serena Williams will return to Perth in January when she goes in search of a third Hopman Cup triumph. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 02:44:06 +1300 Tennis: Tearful farewell for Li Na (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25151479 A tearful farewell for Chinese tennis star Li Na. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:49:16 +1300 Li Na receives teary goodbye at China Open (AP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25148714 Chinese tennis' biggest star, Li Na, has been given a tear farewell at the China Open following her retirement last week. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:16:23 +1300 Nadal returns in style, Djokovic wins in China (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25146989 Beijing (AFP) - Rafael Nadal made an emphatic return to singles competition Tuesday after being sidelined for three months, sweeping aside Richard Gasquet of France in the $5.4 million China Open. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:16:57 +1300