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Wednesday, September 19, 2012


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Williams And Isner Sign Up For Hopman Cup

Venus Williams and John Isner will represent the USA at Hyundai Hopman Cup, the first to be staged at the spectacular new Perth Arena.




Stormy Relations Between Indian Players Worsens

The relationship between Indian doubles stars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi has been a stormy one for much of the past two decades. And now the feud between the pair and other parties is escalating on an almost daily basis after Bhupathi was handed a two years ban from playing in the Davis Cup after refusing to partner Paes at the recent Olympic Games.



Spain Hopes For Nadal Return For Davis Cup Final

Spain is hoping that Rafael Nadal will be fit enough after his long-running knee injury saga to join the squad for the Davis Cup final away against the Czech Republic November 16-18. The tennis powerhouse nation will be looking to lift a sixth trophy in the worldwide team competition.


Smith Headlines Legends Event In Wilmington

Hall-of-Famer Stan Smith headlines the "Landfall Legends of Tennis" on Sept. 21-23 at the Country Club of Landfall's Tennis Center in Wilmington, North Carolina.


Daily Tennis News—Business

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Singles - First Round
(1) M Youzhny def. V Pospisil 7-6(7-4) 6-1
G Zemlja def. (5) L Lacko 6-3 6-2
R Bautista-Agut def. (6) Y Lu 6-4 6-2
D Gimeno-Traver def. F Serra 7-6(7-5) 6-2
Doubles - First Round
(1) Ram/Zimonjic def. Cipolla/Lorenzi 6-3 6-4
(2) Fleming/Hutchins def. Elgin/Istomin 7-5 6-1
(3) Cermak/Mertinak def. (WC) Yakovlev/Zhurbin 6-4 6-0
(4) Moser/Skupski def. Bolelli/Fognini 2-6 7-5 10-5 (Match TB)
Marx/Mergea def. Cerretani/Kohlmann 6-3 6-7(2-7) 10-7 (Match TB)
Klizan/Polasek def. Petzschner/Stakhovsky 6-3 3-6 11-9 (Match TB)

Singles - First Round
(7) G Monfils def. O Rochus 6-3 6-2
(8) (WC) N Davydenko def. (Q) M Zverev 2-6 6-3 6-3
(Q) C Reix def. E Roger-Vasselin 6-3 3-6 7-5
I Karlovic def. (Q) K de Schepper 7-6(7-5) 7-6(7-3)
(Q) V Millot def. I Sijsling 6-4 6-4
B Paire def. X Malisse 6-1 6-4
Doubles - First Round
(2) Mahut/Roger-Vasselin def. Paire/Tsonga 6-3 7-5
(3) Brown/Kas def. Bracciali/Seppi 6-3 6-4
Malisse/Waske def. J Murray/Sa 7-6(9-7) 6-3
Butorac/Peers def. (WC) Herbert/Olivetti 6-4 7-6(7-5)
Brands/Levine def. Dlouhy/Kerr 6-3 7-5




Singles - First Round
(1) Caroline Wozniacki def. Arantxa Rus 6-1 6-2
(3) Kaia Kanepi def. (WC) Han Sung-Hee 6-1 6-0
Silvia Soler-Espinosa def. (5) Julia Goerges 1-6 7-6(7-5) 6-2
(6) Varvara Lepchenko def. Camila Giorgi 6-2 7-6(7-1)
(7) Klara Zakopalova def. Garbine Muguruza 6-4 4-6 7-6(7-1)
(8) Ekaterina Makarova def. Polona Hercog 6-4 6-1
Anabel Medina Garrigues def. (Q) Sesil Karatantcheva 6-4 6-4
Magdalena Rybarikova def. Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-4 6-3
Kiki Bertens def. Vania King 6-3 6-1
Galina Voskoboeva def. (WC) Hong Hyun Hui 6-1 6-2
(Q) Jamie Hampton def. Romina Oprandi 5-7 6-3 6-2
(Q) Caroline Garcia def. Alexandra Cadantu 6-2 6-3
Doubles - First Round
(1) Kops-Jones/Spears def. Castano/Hrdinova 6-0 7-5
Paszek/Zakopalova def. (WC) Choi/Jun 6-4 6-2
Daniilidou/Moulton-Levy def. Fujiwara/Lertcheewakarn 6-2 6-4

Singles - First Round
Chang Kai-Chen def. (1) Marion Bartoli 4-3 retired (Gastrointestinal Illness)
(2) Zheng Jie def. Chan Yung-Jan 5-3 retired (Dizziness)
(3) Sorana Cirstea def. (Q) Hu Yue-Yue 6-2 7-5
(4) Urszula Radwanska def. Melinda Czink 7-6(7-1) 6-2
Mathilde Johansson def. (6) Monica Niculescu 7-5 6-2
(7) Peng Shuai def. Ayumi Morita 7-6(7-3) 6-0
(8) Alize Cornet def. Alexandra Panova 6-3 1-1 retired (Heat Illness)
Hsieh Su-Wei def. Nina Bratchikova 7-5 6-3
Olga Govortsova def. (Q) Zarina Diyas 7-5 6-2
(Q) Nudnina Luangnam def. Jarmila Gajdosova 6-7(5-7) 6-4 6-2
(WC) Zheng Saisai def. Julia Cohen 7-6(7-1) 7-5
(WC) Duan Ying-Ying def. (Q) Luksika Kumkhum 6-2 6-1
Doubles - First Round
(1) Gajdosova/Niculescu def. Savinykh/Xu 6-1 7-5
(3) Tanasugarn/Zhang def. Sema/Sema 6-1 6-2

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