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Thursday, August 23, 2012


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Mouratoglou Is A Positive Influence On Williams

Serena Williams’ dominance since her shock French Open first round demise, highlighted by Wimbledon titles at singles and doubles and a pair of Olympic gold medals, could be directly correlated to her using Frenchman Patrick Mouratoglou as her coaching consultant.



This Is The Final Tournament For Tennis-Great Clijsters

Three time US Open champion Kim Clijsters is preparing for her second farewell to competitive tennis in the next fortnight when she plays her last  tournament at Flushing Meadows and at the age of 29, she insists her body tells her the time is right to quit.


Tucci And Baldwin To Attend US Open Opening Night Gala

USTA Serves, the National Charitable Foundation of the United States Tennis Association, announced that Emmy-award winning actor and star of the recent hit film “The Hunger Games” Stanley Tucci and Emmy-award winning actor and star of NBC's “30 Rock” Alec Baldwin will headline the 12th annual Opening Night Gala on August 27 at this year’s US Open. Renowned sports journalist and USTA Serves President Mary Carillo will serve as host for the event.


Two Tennis Greats Think Murray Will Win The US Open

A pair of former Grand Slam greats have gone out on a limb to pick Andy Murray as their title favorite for the US Open. Television talking head mats Wilander and crazy Croatian Goran Ivanisevic say the Scot may just be buoyed enough by his Olympic gold medal to do some trophy damage at this edition in New York.


Alonso Appointed To PTR Board Of Directors

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced the appointment of Leo Alonso, of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to its Board of Directors. Alonso has been a member of the organization for more than 30 years, and has served as the Official Representative for PTR in Argentina since 1995.  A PTR Master Professional, Alonso is currently the coach and manager of ATP players Carlos Berlocq (#44) and Leonardo Mayer (#63).  In addition, he is the owner and founder of T.S. Management, a club management company currently responsible for 102 tennis courts and 30 teaching professionals.  

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Singles - Third Round
(1) J Tsonga def. (Q) S Stakhovsky 7-6(7-1) 6-4
(2/WC) T Berdych def. (16) J Nieminen 6-3 6-2
(4) A Dolgopolov def. (14/WC) D Nalbandian 6-3 6-4
S Darcis def. (5) A Roddick 7-6(8-6) 7-6(7-3)
(6) M Granollers def. (Q) E Gulbis 4-6 6-3 6-2
(7) S Querrey def. (9) F Lopez 6-3 6-4
D Goffin def. L Kubot 6-3 1-6 7-6(7-5)
Doubles - First Round
(1) Bopanna/Fyrstenberg def. Butorac/Hanley 6-4 6-7(4-7) 10-3 (Match TB)
Marrero/Sa def. (2) Marray/Nielsen 6-3 7-6(7-3)
Doubles - Quarterfinal
Erlich/A Ram def. Cabal/Falla 6-3 7-5
S Gonzalez/Lipsky def. Knowle/Polasek 6-1 3-6 13-11 (Match TB)



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Singles - Second Round
(2/WC) Petra Kvitova def. (Q) Nicole Gibbs 6-2 6-4
(3) Caroline Wozniacki def. Sofia Arvidsson 7-6(7-4) 6-2
(6) Dominika Cibulkova def. Andrea Petkovic 6-4 6-1
(8) Lucie Safarova def. Zheng Jie 6-4 6-0
Doubles - Quarterfinals
(1) Huber/Raymond def. Chuang/Peer 7-6(7-5) 6-2
(2) Hlavackova/Hradecka def. Groenefeld/Peschke 6-3 6-3

Singles - Quarterfinal
(2) Jelena Jankovic def. (8) Sorana Cirstea 6-2 6-1
(3) Roberta Vinci def. (7) Chanelle Scheepers 7-6(7-1) 6-2
(WC) Bojana Jovanovski def. (6) Peng Shuai 6-4 1-0 retired (Right Shoulder Injury)
(Q) Casey Dellacqua def. Aleksandra Wozniak 6-4 6-4
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(1) Benesova/Zahlavova Strycova def. Dabrowski/Hsieh 6-4 6-3
Dekmeijere/Falconi def. (2) Begu/Cornet 7-6(7-4) 1-6 10-8 (Match TB)
Bouchard/Wozniak def. (3) Gajdosova/Zakopalova 6-2 6-4
(4) Erakovic/Watson def. Elie/Muhammed 6-2 6-0

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