Berdych, Garcia-Lopez advance to Shenzhen Open final

Shenzhen (China) (AFP) - Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic overcame a second day of rain delays to down Spain's Tommy Robredo on Sunday in straight sets in the semi-finals of the Shenzhen Open.

Halep injury plunges WTA Finals spot into doubt

Beijing (AFP) - World number two Simona Halep lasted less than a set before retiring injured at the China Open on Sunday, plunging her appearance at the year-ending WTA Finals into doubt.

Ferrer wins 25th title at Malaysian Open

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Top seed David Ferrer clinched his 25th title Sunday after beating fellow Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 7-5, 7-5 to win the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur.

My best year yet, says 'more complete' Djokovic

Beijing (AFP) - Novak Djokovic said Sunday he had no regrets about missing a calendar-year Grand Slam in what he described as his best season yet -- even better than his sublime 2011.

Veteran Venus on an upswing after Wuhan win

Wuhan (China) (AFP) - After more than two decades on the professional tennis circuit, Venus Williams is on an upswing and shows little sign of slowing, turning in one of her strongest seasons in …

Long season takes its toll on women's tennis players

Wuhan (China) (AFP) - After the final Grand Slam of the year in Flushing Meadows, there is a migration to Asia as part of the Women's Tennis Association's Asian swing, but the tight end of season …

'Humble' Ivanovic coy on WTA Finals hopes

Beijing (AFP) - Ana Ivanovic didn't dare to discuss her chances of reaching the end-of-season WTA Finals on Saturday despite making a rip-roaring start to the China Open.

Venus wins 47th career title on Muguruza retirement

Wuhan (China) (AFP) - Venus Williams won her biggest title in five years at the Wuhan Open on Saturday after Garbine Muguruza retired, making her the fifth player to pull out mid-match in the …