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Friday, April 13, 2012

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Zvonareva Olympic Participation is in Doubt

The shoulder injury which will keep Vera Zvonareva from Russia's Fed Cup team as it plays a semi-final with Serbia next week in Moscow could also deny the two-time Grand Slam finalist a spot at the London Olympics.

 

 

 

Isner Returns Home to Train for Clay Court Season

John Isner will train at home rather than heading back to Europe, with the big American pulling out of the Monte Carlo Masters.

 

 

 

Fernandez Hired for Connecticut Club

Hall of Famer Gigi Fernandez has been named Director of Tennis at the giant Chelsea Piers Connecticut, a 400,000-sq-ft state-of-the-art sports and recreation facility located in Stamford, Conn. It is slated to open in July 2012.

Chelsea Piers Connecticut will consist of seven core sports facilities encompassing more than 18 sports. The tennis club will have seven indoor courts.

 


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THIS WEEK

MEN
Casablanca
Houston

WOMEN
Barcelona
Copenhagen

NEXT WEEK

MEN
Monte-Carlo

WOMEN
Fed Cup

 

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

THURSDAY
Casablanca

Singles - Second Round
J Chardy def. (1) F Mayer 6-3 6-1
(7) A Ramos def. V Hanescu 6-2 6-4
Doubles - Quarterfinal
Haase/Rojer def. (2) Butorac/Soares 7-5 6-0
(3) Marrero/Melo def. Elgin/Istomin 6-3 6-2


Houston
Singles - Second Round
(Q) M Russell def. (1) M Fish 6-3 6-1
(2) J Isner def. (Q) H Zeballos 6-7(3-7) 6-4 6-2
(4) (WC) J Monaco def. T Ito 6-3 6-3
(5) (WC) K Anderson def. S Querrey 7-6(7-3) 3-6 7-6(7-2)
R Harrison def. I Kunitsyn 6-2 6-4
R Sweeting def. B Reynolds 6-3 6-2
Doubles - Quarterfinal
Blake/Querrey def. (1) Bogomolov/Lipsky 6-3 6-3
Huey/Inglot def. (2) Knowles/Malisse 3-6 6-4 10-8 (Match TB)
Karlovic/Moser def. (3) Kohlmann/Waske 7-5 7-5
(WC) Reynolds/Russell def. (4) Brunstrom/Norman 6-3 6-2 .

RESULTS - WOMEN

THURSDAY
Barcelona

Singles - Second Round
(2) Julia Goerges def. (WC) Garbine Muguruza Blanco 7-5 5-7 6-2
(3) Dominika Cibulkova def. Klara Zakopalova 5-7 6-4 6-4
(Q) Yuliya Beygelzimer def. (5/WC) Flavia Pennetta 6-2 6-7(5-7) 6-4
Olga Govortsova def. Laura Pous-Tio 7-6(7-4) 6-7(6-8) 6-2
Sorana Cirstea def. Lourdes Dominguez Lino 1-6 6-3 6-1
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(1) Errani/Vinci def. Halep/Husarova 6-3 6-1
Cetkovska/Zahlavova Strycova def. (WC) Soler-Espinosa/Suarez Navarro 6-2 7-5
Pennetta/Schiavone def. Peer/Suarez 6-1 3-6 10-8 (Match TB)

Copenhagen
Singles - Second Round
(1) Caroline Wozniacki def. Pauline Parmentier 6-2 6-1
(2) Angelique Kerber def. Anne Keothavong 4-6 6-3 6-3
(3) Jelena Jankovic def. (WC) Yulia Putintseva 6-3 6-1
Bojana Jovanovski def. (4) Monica Niculescu 6-7(6-8) 6-4 6-1
Doubles - Quarterfinal
Arvidsson/Kanepi def. Barrois/Brianti 7-6(7-5) 6-4
Cornet/Parmentier def. Foretz Gacon/Malek 6-3 6-3

 

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