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Race zooms through Central Harbourfront

Hong Kong hosts its first Formula E race on October 8-9.

Hong Kong hosted its first FIA Formula E electric street race on October 8-9, kicking off the third season of the Formula E World Series.

The Hong Kong ePrix took 10 teams of two drivers along a 2-kilometer track located in the city's Central Harbourfront area. The 10-turn circuit, featuring two hairpin turns and a 555-meter main straight, looped drivers past iconic Hong Kong landmarks, such as the Central Star Ferry Pier and City Hall. Swiss professional racing driver Sebastien Buemi emerged as the winner.

Hong Kong was the first leg of the 2016 Formula E World Series, which includes races in New York, Las Vegas, Paris, Berlin and Montreal.

Tennis stars shine at Hong Kong Open

Caroline Wozniacki wins the 2016 Hong Kong Tennis Open.

For the third consecutive year, Hong Kong hosted the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open at the Victoria Park Tennis Stadium from October 8-16.

Danish star player Caroline Wozniacki defeated Kristina Mladenovic of France in the singles final for her second title in Asia in the past month.

Hao-Ching Chan and Yung-Jan Chan of Taipei won the doubles final.

Sanctioned by the Women's Tennis Association, the event featured more than 50 of the world’s best female tennis players competing in singles and doubles matches for prize money totaling $250,000.

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