October 1, 2014 -- Updated 1322 GMT (2122 HKT)
It was the long goodbye as China bid farewell to its sporting heroine in a tearful ceremony.
The last time Rafael Nadal came back from a long-term layoff, he enjoyed one of the finest seasons of an outstanding career -- reaching nine consecutive finals, and winning both the French and U.S. Open grand slams in 2013. On Tuesday, he began his latest comeback.
It's been 15 long months since he lifted a trophy and Andy Murray certainly did it the hard way. He survives five match points before beating Tommy Robredo in the Shenzhen Open final.
Tennis star Roger Federer asked his 2.2m Twitter followers to send him on holiday to India... with hilarious results.
Nishikori on U.S. Open
Japanese star Kei Nishikori talks about being the first Asian man to reach a grand slam final.