Up to 40 matches
Broadcast starts 29 September
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 2013 Serena Williams beat Jelena Jankovic to win her 10th WTA title of the year, and the 56th of her career.
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 2013 Novak Djokovic won his fourth China Open crown with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Rafael Nadal. The day before the Serb surrendered his No. 1 spot in the Emirates ATP Rankings to Nadal, he won their 38th contest and captured his fourth tour-level crown of the season.