Former world No 1 Roger Federer was ousted by Frenchman Gael Monfils at the third round while heavy favorites Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic both get through to the last eight at the ongoing Shanghai Masters on Thursday.
2015 Shanghai Rolex Masters provisional match schedule
China Daily talked to Michael Andres Luévano, executive director of the international division at Shanghai Juss Event Management Co Ltd, the organizer, to discover more about the event.
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Defending champion Novak Djokovic overcame a second set slump to defeat the sixth seed Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina for his second Shanghai ATP Masters title on Sunday.
World No 1 Rafael Nadal battled past 8th seed Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland to set up a Juan Martin del Potro semifinal clash at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament while defending champion Novak Djokovic will face Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the other one.
Roger Federer said on Wednesday he draws huge motivation from the fervent support he receives in China despite his slip from the pinnacle of the men's game.
With a 5-3 advantage in the first set, Chinese player Wang Qiang plummeted to a 10-game losing skid, losing to former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki 7-5, 6-0 in China Open second round here on Tuesday.
'Watch and learn' is rising star's challenge ahead of facing Djokovic
After grabbing a 5-3 lead in the opening set, Wang Qiang plummeted to a 10-game losing skid, bowing out to former world No 1 Caroline Wozniacki 7-5, 6-0 in the second round of the China Open on Tuesday.
Germany's Andrea Petkovic has apologized after she caused a furor by criticizing the behavior of Chinese fans at last week's Wuhan Open.
Top seed champion Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland muscled into the second round of the Japan Open on Tuesday with a bludgeoning 7-5, 6-3 victory over Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic.