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Thursday, October 4, 2012


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No Aussie Boycott For Men: WTA Players To Meet With Tiley

ATP Players Council vice president Eric Butorac told that the players will not boycott the Australian Open and "we'll be in Melbourne in January with smiles on our faces."

WTA players will also meet Tiley during the WTA Championships during the end of this month to talk how the prize money should be assigned.


Nadal To Resume Training In Two Weeks

Every day there seems to be a new pronouncement over the projected return to action of former world no.1 and French Open champion Rafael Nadal who has been on the ATP World Tour’s injured list since Wimbledon with acute problems in his left knee. Now Toni Nadal, coach and uncle, has revealed the world no.4 will resume training in two weeks.



Raonic Takes Time Out To Be A Tokyo Tourist

Canadian Milos Raonic swung a heavy samurai sword during a day out in Tokyo as the world No. 15 took time away from the courts at the Japan Open. The 21-year-old was particularly impressed as he visited a museum and got his hands on the deadly weapon from a few centuries ago.



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Singles - Second Round
(1) N Djokovic def. C Berlocq 6-1 6-3
(3) J Tsonga def. N Davydenko walkover (Right Toe)
J Melzer def. (6) A Dolgopolov 7-6(11-9) 2-6 6-1
F Mayer def. (WC) M Copil 3-6 6-3 6-2
Doubles - First Round
(1) Bryan/Bryan def. Andujar/F Lopez 6-1 7-6(7-5)
Haas/Melzer def. (4) Fyrstenberg/Matkowski 6-3 6-4
Fleming/Hutchins def. (WC) Chang/Li 6-3 6-2

Singles - First Round
(3) J Tipsarevic def. G Simon 4-6 6-3 6-1
(4) J Monaco def. (Q) G Dimitrov 6-2 6-1
Singles - Second Round
(1) A Murray def. L Lacko 6-1 6-2
(7) S Wawrinka def. J Chardy 7-6(7-1) 6-7(6-8) 7-5
Doubles - First Round
Monaco/Nishikori def. (3) S Gonzalez/Lipsky 7-6(7-1) 6-3
Chardy/Melo def. (WC) Moriya/Suzuki 6-3 6-4




Singles - Second Round
(2) Maria Sharapova def. Sorana Cirstea 6-2 6-2
(Q) Polona Hercog def. Ekaterina Makarova 7-6(7-5) 3-6 7-6(7-3)
Singles - Third Round
(3) Agnieszka Radwanska def. (Q) Lourdes Dominguez Lino 2-6 6-1 6-4
(9) Marion Bartoli def. Julia Goerges 6-3 7-6(7-2)
Romina Oprandi def. (11) Ana Ivanovic 6-4 6-3
Carla Suarez Navarro def. Jelena Jankovic 7-5 6-4
Doubles - Second Round
(2) Kirilenko/Petrova def. (WC) Jankovic/Petkovic 6-3 3-6 10-6 (Match TB)
Goerges/Zahlavova Strycova def. (4) King/Shvedova 7-6(8-6) 6-2
(5) Llagostera Vives/Mirza def. Bacsinszky/Martinez Sanchez 4-6 6-3 11-9 (Match TB)
(6) Srebotnik/Zheng def. Chuang/Zhang 7-5 6-4
(7) Groenefeld/Peschke def. Hsieh/Medina Garrigues 7-5 6-4
(8) Kops-Jones/Spears def. Hantuchova/Peng 4-6 7-6(7-4) 10-6 (Match TB)


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