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Tuesday, October 9, 2012


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Murray Reduces His Early Season Schedule to Prepare for Indian Wells

US Open champion Andy Murray views American hard courts as his best chance of doing well but believes his record recent at the BNP Paribas Open is nothing short of lamentable. Therefore he has ditched the lucrative Dubai Duty Free Open from his 2013 schedule for ensure he is fresh for his visit to California’s Coachella Valley.



Tomic Acknowledges Poor Shanghai Performance

Bernard Tomic earned a rebuke from his Australian Davis Cup captain Patrick Rafter for not giving full effort during the recent US Open. Now the teenager has again admitted he did not try too hard in losing his opening match to Germany’s Florian Mayer at the Shanghai Rolex Masters.


Nishikori Aims For Masters Series & Slam Titles

After winning the Japan Open for the first time. 22-year-old Kei Nishikori has set his sights on much bigger goals. The 22-year-old is now ranked No. 15 but believes that by winning at home he has improved his confidence level overall.

"I think winning a Grand Slam is possible," Nishikori told Reuters.



Voting Begins For Final Fed Cup Heart Award

The ITF announced that Petra Kvitova (CZE), Lucie Safarova (CZE), Ana Ivanovic (SRB) and Jelena Jankovic (SRB) have been shortlisted for the last Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Heart Award of 2012. All four players competed in the World Group semifinals in April and helped their nation reach the Final, which will see Czech Republic defend its title against Serbia at the O2 Arena in Prague on November 3-4.

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Singles - First Round
T Haas def. (9) N Almagro 4-6 7-6(7-4) 6-2
(10) M Cilic def. (Q) L Kubot 7-5 6-3
(11) R Gasquet def. (Q) B Baker 6-2 6-3
A Dolgopolov def. J Chardy 6-3 6-2
K Anderson def. J Nieminen 6-2 7-6(7-4)
B Paire def. (Q) P Petzschner 7-6(7-2) 6-4
S Querrey def. (WC) Z Li 6-3 6-1
A Seppi def. (Q) M Berrer 6-2 7-6(7-5)
T Robredo def. (Q) A Bogomolov Jr. 7-6(7-4) 6-4
G Dimitrov def. P Andujar 7-5 6-3
Doubles - First Round
Butorac/Petzschner def. Bellucci/Tomic 6-1 6-0
Huey/Marray def. (WC) Gong/Zhang 7-5 4-6 10-6 (Match TB)




Singles Qualifying - Final Round
(8) Nudnida Luangnam def. (1) Johanna Larsson 6-4 6-3
(2) Olga Puchkova def. Aki Yamasoto 6-2 6-4
(7) Luksika Kumkhum def. (3) Eugenie Bouchard 6-1 6-2
Zhou Yi-Miao def. Shuko Aoyama 6-2 6-3
Singles - First Round
(1) Samantha Stosur def. Erika Sema 6-4 6-2
Chang Kai-Chen def. (3) Christina McHale 6-3 7-6(7-5)
Heather Watson def. Polona Hercog 6-4 6-4
Pauline Parmentier def. Mathilde Johansson 6-2 6-2
Jamie Hampton def. Ayumi Morita 6-3 6-2
Casey Dellacqua def. Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-3 3-6 6-4
Misaki Doi def. Julia Cohen 7-5 3-6 6-0
Doubles - First Round
(1) Kops-Jones/Spears def. Eguchi/Namigata 6-2 6-3

Singles Qualifying - Final Round
Mallory Burdette def. (1) Irina-Camelia Begu 6-4 6-1
(2) Kirsten Flipkens def. (7) Jana Cepelova 5-7 6-2 6-3
Bethanie Mattek-Sands def. (5) Ksenia Pervak 7-6(9-7) 7-5
(6) Lesia Tsurenko def. Catalina Castano 3-6 6-1 6-3
Singles - First Round
Sofia Arvidsson def. (4) Lucie Safarova 3-6 6-2 7-5
Kiki Bertens def. Mona Barthel 7-6(7-3) 1-6 6-1
Lucie Hradecka def. Silvia Soler-Espinosa 6-3 7-6(7-5)
Doubles - First Round
(2) Goerges/Zahlavova Strycova def. Birnerova/Cornet 6-4 4-6 10-5 (Match TB)
Camerin/Halep def. (3) Grandin/Uhlirova 6-4 retired
(4) Dushevina/Rosolska def. (WC) Oprandi/Petkovic 6-3 4-6 10-7 (Match TB)
Hantuchova/Martic def. Cadantu/Savinykh 6-4 6-3
Cirstea/Paszek def. (WC) Haas/Mayr-Achleitner 6-4 6-3


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