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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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Djokovic is Finding Having Two Brothers on the Tour Can be a Problem

Novak Djokovic admits his fame opens doors in tennis for his younger brothers Marko and Djordje but also creates added pressure for the pair.

Marko, aged 20, gained a wild card into this week’s Dubai Duty Free Championships regardless of his current ranking that stands at 867 while 16-year-old Djordje is one of the world’s most watched junior players of his age.

 

Murray is On His Own When Coach Lendl is Busy

Andy Murray is on his own with his regular team at the Dubai Championships, with the Scot's coach Ivan Lendl at home in Florida with his own duties on court. The 51-year-old Lendl, who helped Murray to a Brisbane title last month as their relationships began, had to deal with a senior's loss in Delray Beach, Florida to Carlos Moya.
 

 

Multi-Faceted Navratilova is Trying Something New----Dancing

The perfectionist in Martina Navratilova makes the 55 year old’s inclusion in the new roster for the upcoming season of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars on American television intriguing.

 

 

USTA to Encourage Children to Try Tennis

The USTA announced that on March 5 it will launch March Into Tennis, a month-long drive to get more kids playing the sport. Throughout the month, a record 1,200 USTA youth tennis events will take place across the country.
 

 

ITF Junior Events is Underway

Qualifying events for August’s World Junior Tennis Finals in Prostejov, Czech Republic and September’s Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Finals in Barcelona, Spain are being held on all continents in the first half of the year.

 



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THIS WEEK

MEN
Acapulco
Delray Beach
Dubai

WOMEN
Acapulco
Kuala Lumpur

NEXT WEEK

MEN
Indian Wells

WOMEN
Indian Wells

RESULTS - MEN

TUESDAY
Dubai

Singles - First Round
(2) R Federer def. M Llodra 6-0 7-6(8-6)
(3) A Murray def. (Q) M Berrer 6-3 4-6 6-4
(4) J Tsonga def. M Baghdatis 7-6(7-2) 6-4
(5) T Berdych def. B Becker 6-2 6-2
(7) J Tipsarevic def. I Kunitsyn 6-2 6-2
(8) J Del Potro def. A Dolgopolov 6-3 7-6(7-5)
S Stakhovsky def. (WC) O Awadhy 6-1 6-2
F Cipolla def. I Ljubicic 6-2 7-5
(Q) M Chiudinelli def. N Davydenko 6-4 5-7 6-4
M Youzhny def. R Gasquet 6-3 retired (Illness)
F Lopez def. N Mahut 6-4 6-4
Doubles - First Round
Knowle/Peya def. (WC) Ghareeb/Maqdas 6-4 6-1
Erlich/A Ram def. Lipsky/R Ram 6-3 7-5

Acapulco
Singles - First Round
(1) D Ferrer def. (WC) S Gonzalez 6-1 6-2
(2) N Almagro def. (Q) P Riba 6-2 3-6 6-2
C Berlocq def. (3) G Simon 7-6(7-5) 6-3
(4) K Nishikori def. A Montanes 6-2 4-1 retired (Back)
A Ramos def. (6) J Monaco 7-6(7-2) 5-3 retired (Dehydration)
(8) F Verdasco def. F Volandri 6-0 6-2
L Kubot def. (WC) D Garza 6-1 6-3
S Giraldo def. D Nalbandian 6-2 6-2
S Wawrinka def. J Ferrero 2-6 6-3 6-4
J Chardy def. R Machado 7-6(7-4) 6-3
Doubles - First Round
Ferrer/Ramos def. (3) Butorac/Soares 7-6(7-1) 7-5
(Alt) Souza/Volandri def. Kubot/F Mayer 6-2 6-7(4-7) 10-7 (Match TB)
Granollers/M Lopez def. Andujar/Berlocq 6-3 6-4
Marrero/Verdasco def. (WC) Diaz-Barriga/Ramirez 6-1 6-1

Delray Beach
Singles - First Round
(1) J Isner def. (WC) J Levine 6-4 7-6(15)
J Nieminen def. (2) M Cilic 6-3 3-6 6-2
S Darcis def. (3) V Troicki 6-4 4-6 6-4
(4) A Roddick def. P Petzschner 4-6 6-4 6-1
(5) P Kohlschreiber def. O Rochus 6-1 6-4
(6) A Bogomolov Jr. def. (Q) M Yani 6-3 6-1
(7) K Anderson def. (Q) A Krajicek 6-1 6-4
(Q) T Smyczek def. J Melzer 6-4 2-6 7-5
X Malisse def. G Garcia-Lopez 7-6(7-3) 6-3
(Q) M Matosevic def. I Karlovic 6-3 6-4
E Gulbis def. A Falla 6-4 6-1
I Dodig def. M Bachinger 4-6 6-4 6-4
Doubles - First Round
(3) Fleming/Hutchins def. Sweeting/Tomic 6-4 7-5
Farah/Huey def. (WC) Levine/Reynolds 6-4 7-6(8-6)

 

RESULTS - WOMEN

TUESDAY
Kuala Lumpur

Singles - First Round
(2/WC) Jelena Jankovic def. Caroline Garcia 7-6(9-7) 4-6 7-6(7-2)
(3) Peng Shuai def. Yvonne Meusburger 6-1 4-6 6-2
(4/WC) Jarmila Gajdosova def. Kathrin Woerle 1-6 7-6(7-2) 7-5
(6) Ayumi Morita def. (Q) Nudnina Luangnam 6-4 6-0
(Q) Hsieh Su-Wei def. (8) Anne Keothavong 6-4 7-5
Eleni Daniilidou def. Sania Mirza 6-2 1-6 6-4
Casey Dellacqua def. Bojana Jovanovski 6-0 6-2
Jill Craybas def. Yurika Sema 6-4 1-6 6-4
(Q) Karolina Pliskova def. Chang Kai-Chen 6-3 6-2
(Q) Kristyna Pliskova def. Iryna Bremond 6-0 6-2
Doubles - First Round
(3) Chan/Fujiwara def. (WC) Hsieh/Hsieh 6-4 2-6 10-8 (Match TB)
Bovina/Keothavong def. E Sema/Woerle 6-3 1-6 10-6 (Match TB)
Y Sema/Wongteanchai def. Jeflea/Rogowska 3-6 7-5 10-5 (Match TB)
Bogdan/Lertcheewakarn def. (WC) Kostova/Kremer 6-1 6-2

Acapulco
Singles - First Round
(1) Roberta Vinci (ITA) d. Sílvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 62 76(5)
(2) Flavia Pennetta (ITA) d. Arantxa Parra Santonja (ESP) 64 62
(3) Sara Errani (ITA) d. Irina Falconi (USA) 61 61
Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) d. (5) Alexandra Dulgheru (ROU) 26 75 76(3)
(6) Johanna Larsson (SWE) d. (Q) Sesil Karatantcheva (KAZ) 16 64 63
Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) d. (Q) Petra Rampre (SLO) 62 64
Michaella Krajicek (NED) d. Alexandra Cadantu (ROU) 75 36 63
Anna Tatishvili (GEO) d. Eva Birnerova (CZE) 64 46 63
(Q) Edina Gallovits-Hall (ROU) d. Greta Arn (HUN) 75 75
(Q) Mariana Duque-Mariño (COL) d. (WC) Nadia Abdala (MEX) 61 60
(LL) Estrella Cabeza Candela (ESP) d. Lourdes Domínguez Lino (ESP) 64 64
Doubles - First Round
(3) Begu/Cornet (ROU/FRA) d. Babos/Birnerova (HUN/CZE) 63 61
Brianti/Camerin (ITA/ITA) d. Bacsinszky/Larsson (SUI/SWE) 46 64 105 (Match TB)

 

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