Qinwen Zheng, Xiyu Wang Lead Young Chinese Charge

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With no events taking place in China this year on the main ATP and WTA Tours, coverage of Chinese players can sometimes be tricky. However, “Qinwen and Wang” are doing their bit for China. Qinwen & Wang Lead Young Chinese Charge As the ATP have confirmed there will be no Chinese swing this year, citing […] READ MORE



WTA Suspends Tournaments in China With Immediate Effect

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WTA Chairman Steve Simon has announced the immediate withdrawal of all WTA tournaments from China, including Hong Kong. It comes after Chinese tennis star, Peng Shuai, accused a former government official of sexual assault. Since then, the post has been removed and the Chinese government has made every possible attempt to silence her and shut […] READ MORE


Are the Tours spending too long in China?

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The Tennis Tour is about to wrap up its 5-week-long stay in China with tournaments in Shanghai and Tianjin ending on Sunday. The WTA Zhuhai Trophy and the WTA Finals will cap off the stay next month. In total, China will have hosted 14 tournaments this year (eight WTA, four ATP, and one joint) and […] READ MORE


Why The Real Elite Are Not At The WTA Elite Trophy

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When I read this week that Johanna Konta was still competing in China, I assumed that, having forgotten to put my clocks back last weekend (to readjust them to British Standard Time), I had somehow slipped back several weeks in time. That was when Konta was competing in the China Open in Beijing and the […] READ MORE