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Friday, August 24, 2012


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Murray Has A Tough Draw At The Open, But His Mom Thinks He Can Handle It

Gold medalist Andy Murray has been handed one of the toughest draws possible in his bid to finally add a Grand Slam title to his memorable Olympic achievement but nobody knows the Scot better than his mother Judy and she is convinced he is in the perfect frame of mind to finally win a major.



Aetna To Sponsor Children’s Activities At The Open

For the second year, Aetna is sponsoring children’s activities at the US Open and is determined to deliver twice the fun as part of its three-year sponsorship agreement with the USTA.  Aetna’s sponsorship provides support for children’s activities on Arthur Ashe Kids Day on August 25; the Arthur Ashe Essay & Art Contest Luncheon on August 26; and the ICON Awards on September 4.  Beyond the US Open, Aetna and the USTA will continue delivering community-based programs that bring tennis to children in urban neighborhoods nationwide.


ATP Might Boycott 2013 Australian Open

It appears that next January’s Australian Open is seriously under threat of a boycott from players if prize money is not increased.




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US Open: August 27-September 9





Singles - Quarterfinal
(1) J Tsonga def. (6) M Granollers 6-1 6-2
(2/WC) T Berdych def. S Darcis 4-6 6-2 6-0
(3) J Isner def. D Goffin 7-6(7-5) 6-3
(7) S Querrey def. (4) A Dolgopolov 7-5 4-6 7-6(7-3)
Doubles - Quarterfinal
Marrero/Sa def. Melzer/Roger-Vasselin 1-6 7-5 10-8 (Match TB)



New Haven

Singles - Quarterfinals
(2/WC) Petra Kvitova def. (8) Lucie Safarova 6-3 6-3
(3) Caroline Wozniacki def. (6) Dominika Cibulkova 6-2 6-1
(4) Sara Errani def. (5) Marion Bartoli 6-4 6-2
(7) Maria Kirilenko def. (Q) Olga Govortsova 6-1 6-2
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(3) Srebotnik/Zheng def. Klepac/Rosolska 6-3 7-5
Lee-Waters/Moulton-Levy def. (4) Llagostera Vives/Martinez Sanchez 7-6(10-8) 6-1

Dallas (partial)
Singles - Semifinal
(2) Jelena Jankovic def. (Q) Casey Dellacqua 7-5 6-4
(3) Roberta Vinci def. (WC) Bojana Jovanovski 6-0 6-0
Doubles - Semifinal
(4) Erakovic/Watson def. (1) Benesova/Zahlavova Strycova 6-7(5-7) 6-4 10-7 (Match TB)

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