Slovenian doubles player Andreja Klepac (left) visits Chimelong Ocean Kingdom Park. Photos provided to China Daily
As one of China’s most livable metropolises, the coastal city of Zhuhai in Guangdong province has emerged as a major host for international sports events in South China after staging the 2015 WTA Elite Trophy tennis tournament.
Elite-level performances and world-class services at a cutting-edge tennis center offered people a taste of the Grand Slam atmosphere during the inaugural Zhuhai tournament, which concluded on Nov. 8.
American veteran Venus Williams claimed the singles crown, and Chinese partners Liang Chen and... Read more
WTA Elite Trophy tournament champion Venus Williams (left) and runner-up Karolina Pliskova at the award presentation in Zhuhai.
The physical nature of professional tennis often seems to go in favor of young aces, but Venus Williams' game has matured with age like a fine wine.
After more than two decades on the professional circuit, she has... Read more
Premier Li Keqiang urged countries outside the region on Sunday to avoid taking action that may cause tension in the South China Sea.
These countries should respect and support the efforts by nations in the region to uphold peace and stability in this waterway, Li said.
Raising a five-point proposal on the South China Sea at the 10th East Asia Summit in Kuala Lumpur, he called... Read more
China will be "highly vigilant" as Japan considers sending warships to accompany US vessels in the South China Sea, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
"Japan should remember and reflect upon history," Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said at a regular news conference in an obvious reference to Japan's history. "China will be highly vigilant against... Read more