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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

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This Year Djokovic to Rest Before Monte Carlo and the Clay Court Season

Novak Djokovic will pause for breath after defeating Andy Murray to claim a third career title in Miami, with the Serb No. 1 solid in his ATP-leading position heading into the clay-court start at mid-month in Monte Carlo.

"This is very encouraging for me prior to the clay court season," Djokovic said after defeating Murray 6-1, 7-6. "I'm gonna have more confidence coming into the Monte Carlo tournament.  It's going to be the opening tournament on clay."

 

Raonic Becomes Ambassador for Canadian Kids Tennis 

Tennis Canada announced the launch of a new campaign to promote the active, healthy living of children through the sport of tennis.

Canadaís No. 1 singles player and world No. 26 Milos Raonic will be the ambassador for Kidsí Tennis, a scaled-down version of the sport that ensures earlier success for children by using modified racquets, balls and nets.

 

River Oaks to Support Troops

The US Menís Clay Court Championships, Houston, and the USTA are teaming up during next weekís tournament to support members of the United States military through an Adopt-A-Unit program for 402nd Army Field Support Brigade (AFSB).

Patrons attending the US Menís Clay Court Championship April 9-15 at River Oaks Country Club are encouraged to support the Adopt-A-Unit program by bringing items to donate for a shipment to the 75-100 personnel in that unit based at Al Asad Air Base in Iraq.  


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THIS WEEK

MEN
Davis Cup

WOMEN
Charleston

 

NEXT WEEK

MEN
Casablanca
Houston

WOMEN
Barcelona
Copenhagen

VIP DATES

Roland Garros: May 27-June 10

Wimbledon: June 25-July 8

Olympic Tennis London: July 28-August 5

US Open: August 27-September 9

RESULTS - MEN

No matches played

RESULTS - WOMEN

MONDAY
Charleston

Singles - First Round
(10) Anabel Medina Garrigues def. (Q) Melanie Oudin 6-4 4-6 6-0
Aleksandra Wozniak def. (11) Christina McHale 7-5 5-7 6-4
(14) Polona Hercog def. Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-4 6-3
(Q) Paula Ormaechea def. (15) Chanelle Scheepers 6-1 1-6 6-4
(Q) Stefanie Voegele def. (16) Jarmila Gajdosova 6-4 2-6 6-4
Galina Voskoboeva def. Jelena Dokic 4-3 retired (Right Wrist Injury)
Elena Vesnina def. Stephanie Dubois 7-6(12-10) 7-5
Kateryna Bondarenko def. Olga Govortsova 2-6 6-2 6-4
Lucie Hradecka def. Urszula Radwanska 6-1 6-4
Vera Dushevina def. (LL) Chan Yung-Jan 6-4 7-6(7-5)
Eleni Daniilidou def. Alla Kudryavtseva 6-3 6-4
Barbora Zahlavova Strycova def. (Q) Camila Giorgi 6-1 6-3
(Q) Mirjana Lucic def. Mandy Minella 7-5 7-5
Anastasia Rodionova def. (Q) Melinda Czink 6-2 2-6 6-1
(LL) Andrea Hlavackova def. (WC) Irina Falconi 6-1 7-5
(WC) Jamie Hampton def. Sloane Stephens 7-5 7-6(7-1)

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