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An Executive Summary of today's Daily Tennis News

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

DAILY TENNIS NEWS - BRIEFS

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ITF to Change Olympic Qualification Rules

The ITF will change its Olympic qualifications rule for the 2016 Olympic, Daily Tennis has learned. After the 2012 London Olympics, a player must make himself or herself available to play Davis Cup or Fed Cup four times in an Olympic cycle.  

 

Federer Sees This Summer Full of Tennis Opportunities

Roger Federer has his pick of tennis challenges this event-filled summer with the 16-time major champion keen to add to his career honors total.

"We have a wonderful set of high points (French Open, Wimbledon, the Olympics and US Open). "We are privileged to have so many. The season for me divides into two blocks - the French Open and Wimbledon, a three-week break and then the Olympics and the hardcourt season in North America."

 

ITF Names Wheelchair Coach of the Year

The ITF has named Dan James the 2011 Wheelchair Tennis Coach of the Year and will be recognized during the 2012 BNP Paribas World Team Cup in Seoul, Korea.

 

 


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THIS WEEK

MEN
Belgrade
Estoril
Munich

WOMEN
Budapest
Estoril

NEXT WEEK

MEN
Madrid

WOMEN
Madrid


 

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

TUESDAY
Belgrade

Singles - First Round
L Rosol def. (5) L Kubot 7-5 6-2
B Paire def. (6) F Fognini 6-1 6-4
J Souza def. (7) R Harrison 6-3 6-3
(8) G Muller def. L Lacko 6-0 4-6 6-3
V Hanescu def. (Q) C Gomez-Herrera 6-2 5-7 6-3
(Q) A Veic def. B Kavcic 6-1 6-1
G Garcia-Lopez def. I Kunitsyn 7-6(7-4) 6-7(1-7) 6-2
(Q) A Bedene def. M Klizan 6-4 7-6(8-6)
(Q) E Schwank def. D Sela 6-2 7-6(7-2)
Doubles - First Round
Andujar/Garcia-Lopez def. (WC) Bozoljac/Cacic 2-6 6-2 15-13
Emmrich/Siljestrom def. Seppi/Volandri 3-6 6-4 10-4
Kerr/Sela def. Nalbandian/Schwank walkover (Fatigue)

Estoril
Singles - First Round
(7) A Montanes def. M Ebden 6-2 6-3
(8) F Cipolla def. D Junqueira 6-1 6-4
R Machado def. (WC) P Sousa 6-7(3-7) 6-1 6-2
(Q) I Navarro def. D Gimeno-Traver 7-6(7-5) 6-2
(Q) I Cervantes def. I Andreev 6-4 3-6 6-3
(WC) J Sousa def. (WC) G Elias 5-7 6-4 6-2
B Phau def. F Gil 6-4 6-2
(Q) D Munoz-de la Nava def. (Q) J Marti 7-5 6-3
Doubles - First Round
Elgin/Istomin def. (2) Butorac/Soares 6-2 6-4
(3) Hanley/Melo def. Delgado/Skupski 7-6(10) 3-6 10-6 (Match TB)
Huey/Inglot def. Bolelli/Ramos 6-1 6-3

Munich
Singles - First Round
(6) M Youzhny def. P Petzschner 7-5 7-5
(Q) R Farah def. (7) N Davydenko 6-3 6-2
(8) M Baghdatis def. T Kamke 6-1 3-6 6-3
(WC) T Haas def. (WC) M Berrer 6-0 6-2
(Q) D Brown def. (WC) D Brands 6-4 6-3
M Bachinger def. A Falla 7-6(7-3) 6-2
(Q) M Matosevic def. M Kukushkin 7-5 6-1
E Gulbis def. X Malisse 6-4 6-2
P Starace def. (Q) D Goffin 6-3 7-6(7-3)
S Stakhovsky def. C Stebe 7-6(7-3) 6-3
Doubles - First Round
Falla/Giraldo def. Mertinak/Sa 6-4 7-6(7-3)

RESULTS - WOMEN

TUESDAY
Budapest

Singles - First Round
(1) Sara Errani def. Mandy Minella 6-1 6-1
(2) Ksenia Pervak def. Vera Dushevina 6-1 5-7 7-6(8-6)
Alberta Brianti def. (8) Irina-Camelia Begu 6-4 5-7 6-3
Barbora Zahlavova Strycova def. (Q) Jasmina Tinjic 1-6 6-3 retired (Difficulty Breathing)
Hsieh Su-Wei def. Timea Babos 6-7(4-7) 6-4 6-1
Alexandra Cadantu def. Magdalena Rybarikova 6-2 6-1
(Q) Akgul Amanmuradova def. Michaella Krajicek 6-3 3-6 7-6(8-6)
(Q) Melinda Czink def. (Q) Mervana Jugic-Salkic 6-7(3-7) 6-0 6-3
Doubles - First Round
(1) Grandin/Uhlirova def. Jeflea/Lefevre 6-1 6-3
(2) Erakovic/Vesnina def. Czink/Jani 6-1 6-4
(4) Chan/Fujiwara def. (WC) Arn/Babos walkover (Arn: Neck Injury)
Dekmeijere/Kondratieva def. Hrdinova/Keothavong 6-2 6-3

Estoril
Singles - First Round
(2) Maria Kirilenko def. Elena Baltacha 7-6(8-6) 6-1
(3) Anabel Medina Garrigues def. (Q) Kristina Barrois 6-4 6-1
(4) Petra Cetkovska def. Alexandra Panova 6-2 6-1
(5) Zheng Jie def. Ekaterina Makarova 6-3 6-1
(6) Kaia Kanepi def. (LL) Sloane Stephens 6-1 6-0
(9) Polona Hercog def. Tamira Paszek 6-0 6-3
Galina Voskoboeva def. Anastasiya Yakimova 6-1 6-4
Jarmila Gajdosova def. (Q) Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor 6-3 6-1
(Q) Heather Watson def. Lucie Hradecka 6-4 6-4
(Q) Karin Knapp def. Eleni Daniilidou 7-5 6-2
(WC) Maria Joao Koehler def. Ayumi Morita 6-1 7-5
Doubles - First Round
Panova/Watson def. Barrois/Woehr 6-2 6-0
Bratchikova/Jurak def. (WC) Ivanova/Koehler 7-6(9-7) 2-6 10-4 (Match TB)
Kops-Jones/Spears def. Cabeza Candela/Luz 7-6(7-2) 6-2

 

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