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Tuesday, September 18, 2012


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Australia Might Go With A Youth Movement In Davis Cup Play

After suffering a 3-2 loss to Germany in Davis Cup when veteran Lleyton Hewitt fell to youngster Cedric-Marcel Steeb in the final rubber in straight sets, it appears that Australia might go with a youth movement next year.



Federer Wants A Needed Rest

World no.1 Roger Federer maintains he is exhausted after a strenuous summer that saw him reclaim both the Wimbledon title and world no.1 ranking but fail in his bid for Olympic gold and a sixth US Open title. Now the 31 year-old maintains he is in desperate need of a break.



Monfils Is Ready To Return To The Tour

It's time for Gael Monfils to make his comeback to tennis, with the Frenchman finally back on court at home in Metz this week after missing nearly four months of pay due to a knee injury.




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Singles - First Round
(7) Guillermo Garcia-Lopez def. (WC) E Donskoy 2-6 6-4 6-3
R Ram def. M Bachinger 6-4 6-4
F Cipolla def. (Q) A Vasilevski 7-6(7-4) 7-6(8-6)

Singles - First Round
J Blake def. (WC) A Olivetti 6-2 7-6(7-4)




Singles Qualifying - Final Round
(1) Sesil Karatantcheva def. (5) Vera Dushevina 6-2 6-1
(2) Jamie Hampton def. Catalina Castano 6-2 6-2
(3) Eleni Daniilidou def. (8) Akgul Amanmuradova 6-2 6-4
Caroline Garcia def. (4) Gretired Arn 6-1 3-6 7-5

Singles Qualifying - Final Round
Luksika Kumkhum def. (4) Chang Kai-Chen 6-2 4-6 6-0
Zarina Diyas def. (5) Valeria Savinykh 6-3 6-4
Nudnina Luangnam def. Varatchaya Wongteanchai 6-1 6-4
Hu Yue-Yue def. Zhao Yi-Jing 6-0 3-6 6-2
Singles - First Round
(5) Chanelle Scheepers def. (WC) Wang Qiang 6-0 6-3
Bojana Jovanovski def. Timea Babos 6-1 6-3
Mandy Minella def. Pauline Parmentier 7-5 3-6 6-3
Laura Robson def. Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor 6-2 3-1 retired (Left Thigh Strain)
Doubles - First Round
(2) H.Chan/Y.Chan def. C.Chan/Sun 7-6(7-4) 6-3
Aoyama/Chang def. (4) Bratchikova/Kudryavtseva 6-1 6-7(5-7) 10-1 (Match TB)

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