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The Beijing Olympic Green Tennis Center, purpose-built for the 2008 Olympic Games, is the venue for the China Open. The venue boasts a 15,000-seat stadium with a retractable roof.
In 2014 Novak Djokovic won his fifth China Open crown with a straight sets victory over Tomas Berdych. The Serb did not drop a set all week as he added to the trophies he won in 2009 (d. Cilic), 2010 (d. Ferrer), 2012 (d. Tsonga) and 2013 (d. Nadal).
A combined ATP-WTA event, the China Open is the biggest tournament on the Asian leg of the WTA calendar and the fourth and final Premier Mandatory stop of the season.
The tournament was upgraded to Premier status in 2009 and is staged in Beijing Olympic Park at the China National Tennis Center. In 2006, the China Open became the first tournament outside the United States to implement Hawk-Eye electronic line calling.
In 2014 Maria Sharapova beat Petra Kvitova to win her fourth WTA title of the year and secure a return to World No.2.