Tennis-Djokovic pulls out of China Open with elbow injury
Sept 28 World number one Novak Djokovic has been forced to withdraw from next week's China Open in Beijing because of an elbow injury.
Aug 29 Order of play on the stadium courts at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, New York, on Friday (prefix denotes seeding):
Arthur Ashe Stadium (1500 GMT/11 a.m. ET) 5-Li Na (China) v 30-Laura Robson (Britain)
Not before 1700 GMT/1 p.m. ET) 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) v Benjamin Becker (Germany) 15-Sloane Stephens (U.S.) v 23-Jamie Hampton (U.S.)
(2300 GMT/7 p.m. ET) 6-Juan Martin Del Potro (Argentina) v Lleyton Hewitt (Australia) 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) v Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan)
Louis Armstrong Stadium (1500 GMT/ 11 a.m. ET) 3-Agnieszka Radwanksa (Poland) v 23-Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia) 5-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) v Denis Kudla (U.S.) 3-Andy Murray (Britain) v Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) (Compiled by Julian Linden; Editing by Frank Pingue)
Sept 28 (Gracenote) - Results from the Shenzhen Open Men's Singles matches on Wednesday Round 2 Janko Tipsarevic (Serbia) beat 6-Benoit Paire (France) 6-0 6-7(5) 7-5 3-Richard Gasquet (France) beat Andrew Whittington (Australia) 6-1 6-0 Malek Jaziri (Tunisia) beat 2-David Goffin (Belgium) 7-6(2) 3-6 6-2 Mischa Zverev (Germany) beat 7-Fabio Fognini (Italy) 7-6(3) 6-4 Round 1 5-Thomas Fabbiano (Italy) beat Yoshihito Nishioka (Japan) 3-6 6-3 6-4
SEVRES, France, Sept 28 The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Wednesday defended the Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) system after some athletes' confidential medical data was leaked by a group of Russian hackers, shedding light on potential abuse.