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Thursday, October 11, 2012


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USTA Nominates Haggerty As President

The USTA Nominating Committee has announced the nomination of David A. Haggerty as USTA Chairman of the Board and President to serve a two-year term beginning January 1, 2013.  Haggerty has served on the USTA Board of Directors for six years and is currently completing a two-year term as First Vice President.  He is a member of the Budget, International, Major Construction Oversight and Compensation committees, and represents the USTA on the Grand Slam Committee and the ITF Womenís Circuit Committee. He also is a member of the Board of Directors for USTA Serves.


Australian Open Strike Threat Has Faded

The threat of a players strike at the Australian Open seems to have faded to almost nil following last week's approval of a massive inflow of cash into the prize money pot for the first major of 2013.


Tiriac To Debate During ATP World Tour Finals in London

Ion Tiriac has opted to play a low-key role in the tennis world following the controversy that surrounded the blue clay of the Caja Magica at the Mutua Madrid Open earlier this year. But the 73 year-old Romanian who guided the tennis careers of Boris Becker, Guillermo Vilas, Henri Leconte, Goran Ivanisevic and Marat Safin is ready to break his silence at the upcoming inaugural London Tennis Debate, sponsored by Credit Suisse.



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Singles - Second Round
(1) R Federer def. (Q) Y Lu 6-3 7-5
(2) N Djokovic def. G Dimitrov 6-3 6-2
(3) A Murray def. F Mayer walkover (Wrist)
(4) T Berdych def. A Seppi 6-3 6-3
(5) J Tsonga def. B Paire 7-6(9-7) 7-5
(6) J Tipsarevic def. V Troicki 6-2 7-6(7-3)
R Stepanek def. (11) R Gasquet 6-4 6-4
M Baghdatis def. (12) M Raonic 7-6(7-4) 6-7(5-7) 7-6(7-3)
(13) S Wawrinka def. D Istomin 6-4 4-6 6-4
S Querrey def. (14) K Nishikori 2-6 6-1 6-4
A Dolgopolov def. (15) G Simon 6-3 6-4
F Lopez def. (16) P Kohlschreiber 6-3 6-4
T Haas def. (Pr) T Robredo 6-3 6-3
Doubles - First Round
Cilic/Melo def. Berlocq/Seppi 6-3 3-6 10-4 (Match TB)
Melzer/Raonic def. (WC) Chang/Li 6-1 6-4
Andujar/F Lopez def. Marrero/Verdasco 6-3 6-4
Fleming/Hutchins def. (Alt) Fognini/Klizan 5-7 6-4 10-5 (Match TB)
Doubles - Second Round
Butorac/Petzschner def. (1) Bryan/Bryan 6-4 3-6 10-6 (Match TB)




Singles - Second Round
(1) Samantha Stosur def. Virginie Razzano 1-6 6-2 6-4
Jamie Hampton def. (WC) Tamarine Tanasugarn 7-5 7-5
Misaki Doi def. (Q) Olga Puchkova (Rus) 6-3 6-2
Chang Kai-Chen def. Casey Dellacqua 7-6(7-4) 6-3
Doubles - First Round
(2) Medina Garrigues/Zheng def. Dellacqua/Scheepers 6-4 6-4
Aoyama/Moulton-Levy def. (WC) Nara/Sema 7-5 6-2
Kumkhum/Miyamura def. Cohen/Zhou 6-1 6-4

Singles - First Round
(1) Victoria Azarenka def. Arantxa Rus 6-0 6-2
(2/WC) Ana Ivanovic def. Monica Niculescu 7-5 6-3
(WC) Patricia Mayr-Achleitner def. (8) Sabine Lisicki 6-1 6-3
Singles - Second Round
(5) Julia Goerges def. Romina Oprandi 6-3 6-3
Sofia Arvidsson def. Lucie Hradecka 6-4 7-6(7-4)
Doubles - First Round
Pliskova/Pliskova def. Bertens/Rus 7-6(7-4) 6-4
Doubles - Quarterfinal
Hantuchova/Martic def. (4) Dushevina/Rosolska 5-7 6-1 10-6 (Match TB)
Camerin/Halep def. Jugic-Salkic/Klemenschits 6-0 4-6 10-7 (Match TB)


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