Duan Yingying beats Vania King in Jiangxi Open final

NANCHANG, China (AP) China's Duan Yingying battled back from a set down to beat American Vania King 1-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the final of the Jiangxi Open on Sunday for her first career title. It took Duan two hours and two minutes to secure the hard-fought victory over her sixth-seeded opponent at the Nanchang International Sports Center. The home favorite served up eight aces on her...
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August 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Duan sets up Jiangxi Open final against King

NANCHANG, China (AP) Duan Yingying overcame Misa Eguchi of Japan 6-4, 7-6 (7) at the Jiangxi Open semifinals on Saturday to set up a title match against sixth-seeded Vania King of the United States. Unseeded Duan got the key break in the 10th game to wrap up the first set and led the second set 4-1. Eguchi fought back to force the tiebreaker, which Duan won to continue her surprise...
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August 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Vania King beats Taylor Townsend 6-2, 6-3 at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) Vania King beat qualifier Taylor Townsend 6-2, 6-3 on Wednesday in an all-American match in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open at The Indian Wells Tennis Garden. British wild-card Heather Watson rallied from a 5-1 deficit in the first set to beat Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-1. Americans Alison Riske and Irina Falconi dropped...
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March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Li Na, Peng Shuai advance to all-Chinese final at Shenzhen Open

Defending champion Li Na and Peng Shuai advanced Friday to set up an all-Chinese final at the Shenzhen Open. Top-seeded Li defeated Germany's Annika Beck 6-1, 6-3, while fifth-seeded Peng advanced in a walkover when American Vania King withdrew with a right thigh injury. ''It'll be a tough match tomorrow,'' Li said. ''We're quite familiar with each other and have improved a lot...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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