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Tuesday, September 25, 2012


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Ivanovic Expects To Return To Number One Ranking

Ana Ivanovic may have won just four minor titles since her ascension four years ago to the WTA No. 1 ranking following a French Open trophy, But the Serb insists in Tokyo that she still has the game to make a return to the elite.




Townsend And Rubin To Lead US In World Junior Finals

The USTA announced the top juniors who will compete on the U.S. Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup teams in the World Finals of the 16-and-under versions of Davis Cup and Fed Cup, September 25-30, in Barcelona, Spain.

Taylor Townsend (Stockbridge, Ga.), Louisa Chirico (Harrison, N.Y.) and Gabrielle Andrews (Pomona, Calif.) will represent the United States in Junior Fed Cup, while Noah Rubin (Rockville Centre, N.Y.), Stefan Kozlov (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) and Jared Donaldson (Cumberland, R.I.) will play for the U.S. in Junior Davis Cup. USTA National Coach Kathy Rinaldi will captain the Junior Fed Cup Team, and USTA National Coach Nicolas Todero will captain the Junior Davis Cup Team.


Radwanska Has Qualified For WTA Championships

The WTA announced that Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska has qualified for this year’s WTA Championships, which will be staged in Istanbul, Turkey. The WTA’s year-end finale, to be held from October 23-28, will feature the world’s top eight singles players and top four doubles teams, competing for the coveted title and a share of $4.9 million in prize money.



Date-Krumm Upset With Drunk Fan

Playing in front of home crowds can very rewarding but also at times difficult when fans become disappointed or out of hand. That's what Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm found out on Monday playing in Tokyo during her 6-1 6-4 loss to Marion Bartoli.

"I was told there was a drunk fan," she said. "You're focusing so hard and it's extremely disappointing when people who are supposed to be supporting you are drunk and shouting when you hit the ball."

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Singles - First Round
P Petzschner def. (WC) P Siriluethaiwattana 6-1 6-2
Doubles - First Round
(4) Butorac/Hanley def. Cermak/Mertinak 6-2 3-6 10-4 (Match TB)
(WC) Ratiwatana/Ratiwatana def. Garcia-Lopez/Matosevic 6-4 6-3

Kuala Lumpur
Singles - First Round
V Pospisil def. (8) J Melzer 6-4 2-0 retired (Left Quadriceps)
I Sijsling def. (WC) A Deen Heshaam 6-2 6-1
(Q) M Yani def. B Baker 6-3 7-6(7-4)
(WC) J Wang def. (Q) R Ghedin 6-3 6-3



Pan Pacific

Singles - First Round
(9) Marion Bartoli def. (WC) Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-1 6-4
(10) Caroline Wozniacki def. (Q) Bojana Jovanovski 6-0 3-6 6-4
(11) Ana Ivanovic def. (LL) Andrea Hlavackova 6-3 2-0 retired (Left Thigh Injury)
(15) Kaia Kanepi def. (Q) Silvia Soler-Espinosa 6-1 6-4
(16) Lucie Safarova def. Tsvetana Pironkova 6-4 7-6(7-3)
(17) Nadia Petrova def. Peng Shuai 6-1 6-4
Julia Goerges def. Monica Niculescu 6-3 6-2
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova def. Chanelle Scheepers 6-4 4-6 7-5
Zheng Jie def. Vania King 6-3 6-4
Klara Zakopalova def. Hsieh Su-Wei 6-3 6-7(8-10) 6-1
Tamira Paszek def. (Q) Camila Giorgi 6-4 6-3
Daniela Hantuchova def. Ekaterina Makarova 6-4 4-6 6-3
Urszula Radwanska def. (Q) Kurumi Nara 6-2 6-4
Francesca Schiavone def. Yaroslava Shvedova 4-6 7-6(7-4) 6-4
Simona Halep def. Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2 6-3
(Q) Pauline Parmentier def. Alize Cornet 6-3 6-4
(Q) Heather Watson def. Sabine Lisicki 6-4 7-6(7-3)
(Q) Johanna Larsson def. Romina Oprandi 6-3 3-6 7-5
(Q) Jamie Hampton def. (WC) Caroline Garcia 6-2 6-2
Doubles - First Round
Jurak/Marosi def. (2) Llagostera Vives/Mirza 6-0 4-6 10-8 (Match TB)

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