Latest at the China Open

Maria Sharapova at the China Open. (Getty)

Nadia Petrova returning the ball to her opponent. (Xinhua)

Peng Shuai from China returning back. (Xinhua)

 Rafael Nadal waving to the crowd. (UPI)

At the China Open tennis stars such as current world no. 1 Serena Williams, former world no. 1 Jelena Janovic and Maria Sharapova did not managed to continue in the games. There was some China power seen here as both former world number ones and the winner and runner-up of Pan Pacific Open Maria Sharapova and Jelena Janovic respectively were defeated by Peng Shuai. She is also known as the tennis shock in the game but later on at today's game she was stopped by Russia's Nadia Petrova who had won the current world no. 1. Nadia will proceed to the semi-finals of the game. Over at the guy's side, Rafael Nadal current world no. 2 won former world no. 1 Marat Safin and make it to the semi-finals.