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Tuesday, August 14, 2012


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Sparks To Headline US Open Opening Night Ceremony

The USTA announced a dramatic opening night ceremony that will include an immersive video and light show for the first time, and a special performance by pop sensation Jordin Sparks. The ceremony will take place prior to the night session in Arthur Ashe Stadium, on Monday, August 27.


Williams Will Work With Mouratoglou At The US Open

Serena Williams says that Patrick Mouratoglou will work with her at the upcoming US Open. Williams is quite pleased with the work that France's Patrick Mouratoglou has done with her.




In Canada, Djokovic Reversed Olympic Results

Novak Djokovic made partial amends for his bust-out at the London Olympics, with the Serb claiming a third Canadian title at the weekend with a straight-set crushing of Richard Gasquet. But the No. 2 has confessed that his failure to win a medal at the Games was a bitter blow.



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US Open: August 27-September 9





Singles - First Round
(12) M Cilic def. (Q) S Stakhovsky 6-3 4-6 6-4
N Davydenko def. (13) A Dolgopolov 6-1 6-1
(WC) B Baker def. (15) P Kohlschreiber 7-6(9-7) 7-6(7-3)
(Q) Y Lu def. L Kubot 6-3 6-0
(WC) L Hewitt def. M Youzhny 6-4 6-4
V Troicki def. (Q) I Dodig 6-4 7-5
D Istomin def. J Benneteau 6-3 6-1
P Andujar def. (Q) M Matosevic 6-4 6-3
(Q) J Levine def. D Young 6-4 7-6(7-2)
F Mayer def. (Q) F Fognini 7-5 6-2
A Seppi def. R Haase 6-4 6-4
S Wawrinka def. (Q) P Mathieu 6-2 3-6 6-1
Doubles - First Round
Haase/Monaco def. Anderson/Butorac 6-4 3-6 10-6 (Match TB)



Canadian Open

Singles - Final
(5) Petra Kvitova def. (10) Li Na 7-5 2-6 6-3

Singles - First Round
(11) Dominika Cibulkova def. (Q) Akgul Amanmuradova 6-3 6-4
Peng Shuai def. (13) Jelena Jankovic 5-7 7-5 7-6(10-8)
(WC) Camila Giorgi def. (14) Francesca Schiavone 6-1 6-3
Julia Goerges def. Shahar Peer 6-3 6-3
Anabel Medina Garrigues def. Simona Halep 6-3 6-0
Mona Barthel def. Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez 6-0 6-4
(Q) Urszula Radwanska def. Ksenia Pervak 6-2 6-4
(Q) Johanna Larsson def. (Q) Casey Dellacqua 6-1 6-3
(Q) Eleni Daniilidou def. (Q) Vania King 6-3 2-6 7-6(8-6)
(LL) Timea Babos def. Varvara Lepchenko 7-6(7-4) 6-4
Doubles - First Round
(5) Hlavackova/Hradecka def. Benesova/Zahlavova Strycova 7-6(7-1) 7-6(7-5)
(7) Kops-Jones/Spears def. (WC) Glatch/Oudin 6-2 6-2
Dushevina/Suarez def. Chuang/Husarova 6-3 6-4

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