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Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark serves to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during their WTA Finals singles tennis match at the Singapore Indoor Stadium October 24, 2014. Picture taken with in-camera multiple exposure. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates a point against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during their WTA Finals singles tennis match at the Singapore Indoor Stadium October 24, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland celebrates winning a tie breaker against Maria Sharapova of Russia to go into the third set during their WTA Finals singles tennis match at the Singapore Indoor Stadium October 24, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Ana Ivanovic of Serbia celebrates a point against Simona Halep of Romania during their WTA Finals singles tennis match at the Singapore Indoor Stadium October 24, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su

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Spain's Rafael Nadal arrives before his match against Borna Coric of Croatia at the Swiss Indoors ATP tennis tournament in Basel October 24, 2014.   REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Torrid season over as Nadal opts for surgery

25 October 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal's announcement on Friday that he will miss the ATP World Tour Finals because of appendicitis ended a difficult year for the Spaniard during which he has endured injury, illness and worrying defeats.

Borna Coric of Croatia prepares to return the ball to Spain's Rafael Nadal at the Swiss Indoors ATP tennis tournament in Basel October 24, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Coric stuns Nadal in Basel, Federer through

25 October 2014

BASEL Switzerland (Reuters) - Croatian wunderkind Borna Coric offered emphatic proof of his potential when he crushed Rafa Nadal in the Swiss Indoor tournament on Friday before local hero Roger Federer cruised into the last four.

Andy Murray of Britain returns a shot during his men's singles tennis match against Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai October 7, 2014. REUTERS/Aly Song

Murray improves London chances with Valencia win

25 October 2014

MADRID (Reuters) - Andy Murray collected more points to aid his World Tour finals qualification bid when he fought back from a set down to beat Kevin Anderson 6-7(3) 6-4 6-4 in the quarter-finals of the Valencia Open on Friday.

Serena Williams of the U.S. smiles to the crowd after defeating Eugenie Bouchard of Canada during their WTA Finals singles tennis match at the Singapore Indoor Stadium October 23, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Tennis-Williams guaranteed year-end number one ranking

24 October 2014

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Serena Williams clinched the year-end world number one ranking for the fourth time without hitting a ball on Friday after Maria Sharapova, the only woman with any chance of overtaking her, was eliminated from the WTA Finals.

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic takes off her headband after defeating Maria Sharapova of Russia during their WTA Finals singles tennis match at the Singapore Indoor Stadium October 23, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Kvitova targets Fed Cup win after WTA Finals exit

24 October 2014

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Petra Kvitova has set her sights on winning a third Fed Cup in four years for the Czech Republic after she was unceremoniously dumped out of the WTA Finals on Friday.

No regrets for Sharapova after meltdown ends her season

24 October 2014

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova's final match of the year was a bittersweet moment for the Russian ace. She beat Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska 7-5 6-7(4) 6-2 in an enthralling match at the WTA Finals that encapsulated the best and worst of her game.

Rafael Nadal of Spain adjusts his headband during his match against France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert at the Swiss Indoors ATP tennis tournament in Basel October 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Nadal withdraws from Paris Masters

24 October 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from the Paris Masters ahead of the tournament's start on Monday for "personal reasons", the French Tennis Federation announced on Friday.

Simona Halep of Romania celebrates her win over Serena Williams of the U.S. during their WTA Finals singles tennis match at the Singapore Indoor Stadium October 22, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Halep leaves a big impression on King

23 October 2014

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Long before Simona Halep's demolition job on Serena Williams at the WTA Finals, the Romanian was already winning over another of the game's greats.

Bouchard positive despite 'butt kicking' in Singapore

23 October 2014

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Eugenie Bouchard has enjoyed a breakthrough season, reaching the Wimbledon final and climbing to number five in the world, and although she "got her butt kicked" at the season-ending WTA Finals, the 20-year-old Canadian has loved every minute of it.

Williams reveals crisis of confidence after humiliation

23 October 2014

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams has rarely suffered a humiliating loss in her glittering career, so the 33-year-old American was quick to praise her coach for dragging her out of the pit of despair to return to winning ways.

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Malaysian Football

Malaysia Cup

Semi-finals, first-leg

Kedah 3  Pahang 1

Felda United 4 Johor Darul Ta'zim 3


EPL Results & Standings

West Brom 2 Man United 2
Stoke 2 Swansea 1
QPR 2 Liverpool 3
Arsenal 2 Hull 2
Burnley 1 West Ham 3
C. Palace 1 Chelsea 2
Everton 3 Aston Villa 0
Man City 4 Tottenham 1
Newcastle 1 Leicester 0
Southampton 8 Sunderland 0


English Premier League

   P  GD Pts
Chelsea
8 15 22
Man City
8 10 17
Southampton
8 14 16
West Ham
8 4 13
Liverpool  8 1
13
Man Utd
8 3 12
Arsenal 
8 2 11
Swansea  8 1 11
Tottenham  8 -1 11
Stoke 
8 -1 11
Hull 8 0 10
Aston Villa 8 -8 10
Everton 8 0 9
West Brom 8 -1 9
Leicester
8 -2 9
C. Palace 8 -3 8
Sunderland  8 -7 8
Newcastle
8 -6 7
Burnley
8 -9 4
QPR

-11 4
Upcoming EPL Fixtures

SEASON 2014/15 Fixtures

Saturday, Oct 25
West Ham v Man City - 7.45pm
Liverpool v Hull - 10pm
Southampton v Stoke - 10pm
Sunderland v Arsenal - 10pm
West Brom v Crystal Palace - 10pm

Sunday, Oct 26
Swansea v Leicester - 12.30am**
Burnley v Everton - 8.30pm
Tottenham v Newcastle - 8.30pm
Man United v Chelsea - 11pm

Tuesday, Oct 28
QPR v Aston Villa - 3am**

** Denotes morning match

All matches in Malaysian time

UEFA Champions League

Match week 3

Group A: Atletico Madrid 5 Malmo 0, Olympiakos 1 Juventus 0
Group B: Liverpool 0 Real Madrid 3, Ludogorets Razgrad 1 FC Basel 0
Group C: Monaco 0 Benfica 0, Leverkusen 2 Zenit 0
Group D: Anderlecht 1 Arsenal 2, Galatasaray 0 Borussia Dortmund 4

Group E: CSKA Moscow 2 Man City 2, AS Roma 1 Bayern Munich 7
Group F: Apoel Nicosia 0 PSG 1, Barcelona 3 Ajax 1
Group G: Chelsea 6 NK Maribor 0, Schalke 4 Sporting Lisbon 3
Group H: BATE Borisov 0 Shaktar Donetsk 7, FC Porto 2 Athletic Bilbao 1

Other Football Results

European Championships

Qualifying

Group D: Germany 1 Republic of Ireland 1; Poland 2 Scotland 2; Gibraltar 0 Georgia 3.

Group E: San Marino 0 Switzerland 4.

Group F: Faroe Island 0 Hungary 1; Findland 0 Romania 2; Greece 0 Northern Ireland 2.

Group I: Denmark 0 Portugal 1; Serbia 0 Albania 0 (Abandoned)

International Friendlies

Armenia 0 France 3.
Qatar 1 Australia 0.
El-Salvador 1 Ecuador 5.
Chile 2 Bolivia 2.
China 2 Paraguay 1.
Uzbekistan 4 United Arab Emirates 0.
US 1 Honduras 1.
Canada 0 Columbia 1.

Golf

PGA World Match Play Championship

Final: Mikko Ilonen (Fin) bt Henrik Stenson (Swe) 3 and 1.

Third-place playoff: Joost Luiten (Ned) bt George Coetzee (Rsa) at first extra hole.  

Tennis

WTA Finals, Singapore

Maria Sharapova (Rus) bt Agnieszka Radwanska (Pol) 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 6-2
Caroline Wozniacki (Den) bt Petra Kvitova (Cze) 6-2, 6-3
Ana Ivanovic (Srb) bt Simona Halep (Rou) 7-6 (9-7), 3-6, 6-3

Swiss Indoors

Second round: Roger Federer (Sui) bt Denis Istomin (Uzb) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4; Grigor Dimitrov (Bul) bt Vasek Pospisil (Can) 6-2, 6-2; Benjamin Becker (Ger) bt Mikhail Kukushkin (Kaz) 6-7 (3-7), 7-6 (9-7), 4-0 (ret); Ivo Karlovic (Cro) bt Kenny De Schepper (Fra) 6-7 (6-8), 6-4, 6-3; Milos Raonic (Can) bt Donald Young (US) 6-4, 6-7 (5-7) 7, 7-6 (9-7); Borna Coric (Cro) bt Andrey Golubev (Kaz) 6-4, 6-4.

Quarter-finals: David Goffin (Bel) bt Milos Raonic (Can) 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-4 

Valencia Open

Second round: Pablo Andjar (Spa) bt Dusan Lajovic (Srb) 6-3, 6-2; Andy Murray (Gbr) bt Fabio Fognini (Ita) 6-2, 6-4; Jeremy Chardy (Fra) bt Oleksandr Dolgopolov Jr. (Ukr) 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-5; Kevin Anderson (Rsa) bt Martin Klizan (Srb) w.o.; Thomaz Belluci (Bra) bt Roberto Bautista Agut (Spa) w.o.

Quarter-finals: Andy Murray (Bri) bt Kevin Anderson (Rsa) 6-7 (3-7), 6-4, 6-4

Motorsport


Badminton

Denmark Open

Final results

Men's singles: Chen Long (Chn) bt Son Wan-ho (Kor) 21-19, 24-22.

Men’s doubles: Fu Haifeng-Zhang Nan (Chn) bt Lee Yong-dae-Yoo Yeon-seong (Kor) 21-13, 25-23.

Women’s singles: Li Xuerui (Chn) bt Wang Yihan (Chn) 21-17, 22-20.

Women’s doubles: Wang Xiaoli-Yu Yang (Chn) bt Misaki Matsutomo-Ayaka Takahashi (Jpn) 21-14, 21-14.

Mixed doubles: Xu Chen-Ma Jin (Chn) bt Tontowi Ahmad-Liliyana Natsir (Ina) 22-20, 21-15.


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Sports Calendar

October

Sept 27 - Oct 5
WTA China Open - tennis
Beijing

Oct 2-5
Reignwood LPGA Classic - golf
Beijing, China

Oct 3-12
World Artistic Championships - gymnastics
Nanning, China

Oct 5
Japanese Grand Prix - Formula One
Suzuka

Oct 5-12
Shanghai Rolex Masters - tennis
Shanghai

Oct 6-12
WTA Generali Ladies Linz - tennis
Austria

Oct 9-18
US Open - squash
Philadelphia

Oct 9-12
Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia - golf
Kuala Lumpur

Oct 11
Rugby League: Super League Grand Final - Rugby
Manchester, England

Oct 12
Standard Chartered KL Marathon
Kuala Lumpur

Oct 12
Russian Grand Prix- Formula One
Sochi

Oct 7-12
Dutch Open - Badminton
Almere

Oct 12
Japan GP - MotoGP
Motegi

Oct 13-19
WTA Kremlin Cup - tennis
Moscow, Russia

Oct 14-19
Denmark Open (Superseries Premier) - Badminton
Odense

Oct 16-19
LPGA HanaBank Championship
Incheon, South Korea

Oct 19
Australian GP - MotoGP
Phillip Island

Oct 20-26
BNP Paribas WTA Finals - tennis
Singapore

Oct 21-26
France Open (Superseries) - Badminton
Paris

Oct 26
Malaysian GP - MotoGP
Sepang

Oct 27 - Nov 2
WTA Yinzhou Bank Open - tennis
Ningbo, China

Oct 27 - Nov 2
BNP Paribas Masters - tennis
Paris

Oct 28
National Basketball Association season starts - basketball
USA

Oct 28 - Nov 2
Bitburger SaarLorLux Open - badminton
Saarbrucken, Germany

November

Oct 28-Nov 2
Tennis: WTA Tournament of Champions
Sofia, Bulgaria

Oct 31-Nov 3
Golf: PGA World Golf Championships - HSBC Champions 
Shanghai

Oct 31-Nov 2
F1: United States Grand Prix
Austin

Nov 3-9
Tennis: WTA Suez Open
Paris

Nov 7-9
F1: Brazil Grand Prix 2014
Sao Paulo

Nov 7-9
Golf: Mizuno Classic -LPGA
Mie, Japan

Nov 7-10
Golf: The McGladrey Classic -PGA
Sea Island, Georgia

Nov 8
Rugby: England vs New Zealand, Ireland vs South Africa, Scotland vs Argentina, Wales vs Australia.
Various venue

Nov 9
MotoGP: Valencia
Valencia, Spain

Nov 9-16
Tennis: Barclays ATP World Tour Finals -Indoor
London

Nov 11-16
Badminton: Maybank Malaysia International Challenge 2014
Kuching, Sarawak

Nov 13-16
Golf: Lorena Ochoa Invitational - LPGA
Mexico

Nov 13–21 
Squash: Men’s World Championship
Doha, Qatar 

Nov 14-16
Football: Euro Championships qualifying
Various venues

Nov 14-17
Golf: OHL Classic at Mayakoba - PGA
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Nov 15
Rugby: England vs South Africa, Scotland vs New Zealand, Wales vs Fiji
Various venues

Nov 16-22
Bowling: Daejeon International Open 
Daejeon, South Korea

Nov 18-23 
Badminton: Hong Kong Open 
Kowloon

Nov 20-23
Golf: CME Group Tour Championship
Naples, Florida

Nov 21-22
Bowling: Qatar Bowling Open
Doha

Nov 21-23 
F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Yas Marina

Nov 21-23
Tennis: Davis Cup World Group Final
France

Nov 22
Rugby: England vs Samoa, Ireland vs Australia, Scotland vs Tonga, Wales vs New Zealand
Various venues

Nov 22-Dec 20
Football: AFF Suzuki Cup
Singapore/Vietnam

Nov 25-30
Badminton: Macau Open 
Macau

Nov 27-Dec 3
Bowling: 15th Milo International Junior All Stars 
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Nov 27-Dec 7
Badminton: Axiata Cup
Jakarta/Kuala Lumpur

Nov 29
Rugby: England vs Australia, Wales vs South Africa
Various venues

Nov 29-Dec7
Hockey: Women’s 21st Champions Trophy
Mendoza, Argentina

December

Dec 1-6
Squash: Women’s World Team Championship
Niagara on the lake, Canada

Dec 2-4
Golf: USPGA Champions Tour - PNC Father-Son Challenge
Orlando, Florida 

Dec 3-7
Swimming: World Championships (short course)
Doha, Qatar

Dec 4-15
Bowling: World Bowling Championship 2014
Abu Dhabi

Dec 8-13
Badminton: Yonex Grand Prix
California, USA

Dec 6-14
Hockey: Men’s Hero Hockey Champions Trophy
Bhubaneswar, India

Dec 12–19 
Squash: Women’s World Championship
TBA

Dec 17-21
Badminton: BWF World Superseries Finals
Dubai

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