We have reached the business end of the tournament with only four players remaining in both the men’s and the women’s section of the draw. There were a lot of upsets in the women’s segment with a number of top seeds departing within the first week. Familiar names in the men’s draw made it to the fourth round and beyond.
Teams considered to be the best in the world by the Laureus Academy over the past decade have included FC Barcelona, the European Ryder Cup team and China’s Olympic squad. But you would be hard pushed to find a more dominant team in world sport right now than the women’s doubles partnership of China’s Peng […]
…not Li Na, who today was officially confirmed as the number 2 player in the world, but Peng Shuai, who has just risen to the top of the rankings – in doubles. Peng (above left), whose usual partner is Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei (above right), won the Qatar Open this weekend, their 10th WTA doubles title […]
The big news from the tennis world this weekend was not, of course, Andy Murray becoming Britain’s first winner of the men’s Wimbledon title for 77 years, but China’s Peng Shuai teaming up with Hsieh Su-wei from Taiwan to win the women’s … Continue readin