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Thursday, October 18, 2012


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Federer Is In Basel Preparing For The Swiss Indoors

Roger Federer has returned to his Basel birthplace and is already getting stuck into the hectic round of sponsor activities and appearances which characterize his days before next week's start of the Swiss Indoors.



Clijsters To Advise Her Friend Flipkens

Little more than a month following her emotional retirement from tennis, Kim Clijsters could be back in the sport on a temporary basis as an advisor for fellow Belgian and good friend Kristen Flipkens.




Djokovic Defends Friend Tomic’s Actions

Bernard Tomic’s application to his sport and professional ethic is a matter that causes many in Australian tennis great concern but world no.1 Novak Djokovic, a friend and confidante of the habitually errant 19 year-old, remains convinced the youngster will come through in good shape.

“He will learn,” said Djokovic. “I'm sure that he loves this sport. I know him well, maybe more than other guys. I know he's talented. He truly loves the sport and has high ambitions."


Becker, Borg, Lendl, McEnroe And Evert To Support London Charity

Tennis greats Ivan Lendl, John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, Boris Becker and Chris Evert are to reunite for one spectacular evening of tennis entertainment at the star-studded Winter Whites Gala on behalf of Centrepoint at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Saturday night, December 8.


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Singles - First Round
(Q) E Roger-Vasselin def. (WC) E Donskoy 6-4 4-6 6-3
I Karlovic def. S Bolelli 6-4 7-6(7-4)
F Cipolla def. (WC) T Gabashvili 6-4 6-4
J Janowicz def. B Becker 7-6(8-6) 6-3
Singles - Second Round
M Jaziri def. (3) V Troicki 6-1 3-6 6-2
L Rosol def. (6) D Istomin 4-6 6-4 6-3
(8) T Ito def. (Q) K Kravchuk 7-6(9-7) 2-6 6-3
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(1) Cermak/Mertinak def. Karlovic/Moser 6-7(5-7) 6-3 13-11 (Match TB)
(3) Berlocq/Bogomolov Jr. def. Bellucci/Ito 6-2 7-5
Bolelli/Bracciali def. Cipolla/Seppi 7-6(7-4) 4-6 10-4 (Match TB)

Singles - Second Round
(3) (WC) N Almagro def. (Q) M Copil 6-4 7-6(7-4)
R Berankis def. (4) F Mayer 4-6 6-4 6-2
(6) M Youzhny def. (WC) P Rosenholm 6-0 6-2
(WC) L Hewitt def. (8) J Nieminen 7-6(7-2) 2-6 6-4
Doubles - First Round
(2) Qureshi/Rojer def. Falla/Ramos 6-3 7-5
(3) Melo/Soares def. (WC) Bergevi/Simonsson 6-4 6-1
Butorac/Hanley def. Bednarek/Soeda 6-0 7-6(7-2)
(WC) Baker/Siljestrom def. Brunstrom/Klaasen 6-3 6-2
Fleming/Hutchins def. Delgado/Skupski 6-4 6-2 .

Singles - First Round
D Young def. (5) F Fognini 7-6(10-8) 6-3
(WC) D Thiem def. L Lacko 7-6(7-3) 6-3
(WC) E Gulbis def. (PR) S Devvarman 7-6(8-6) 6-3
Singles - Second Round
(1) J Del Potro def. (Q) D Brands 6-7(5-7) 7-6(7-4) 7-6(8-6)
G Muller def. (4) J Melzer 6-3 3-6 7-6(7-4)
Doubles - First Round
(2) Knowle/Polasek def. Fognini/Marrero 5-7 6-4 10-7 (Match TB)
Begemann/Emmrich def. (4) Brown/Kas 7-6(7-5) 6-3
Tipsarevic/Waske def. Ebden/Matosevic 6-4 6-3
Bedene/Zemlja def. (WC) Haider-Maurer/Neuchrist 6-7(5-7) 6-3 10-8 (Match TB)




Singles - First Round
(7) Maria Kirilenko def. (WC) Elena Vesnina 7-5 6-1
(Q) Valeria Solovieva def. (Q) Elina Svitolina 6-4 6-2
Singles - Second Round
Sofia Arvidsson def. (2) Marion Bartoli 6-3 6-0
(3/WC) Caroline Wozniacki def. Urszula Radwanska 6-1 6-3
(5) Dominika Cibulkova def. Tsvetana Pironkova 6-2 6-3
Klara Zakopalova def. (8) Lucie Safarova 6-4 6-4
Doubles - First Round
(4) Shvedova/Srebotnik def. Pavlyuchenkova/Safarova 7-5 2-6 10-5 (Match TB)
Kops-Jones/Spears def. Groenefeld/Peschke 6-3 1-6 11-9 (Match TB)
Rodionova/Voskoboeva def. (WC) Frolova/Gasparyan 6-1 6-0
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(2) Kirilenko/Petrova def. Lee-Waters/Moulton-Levy 6-1 3-6 10-7 (Match TB)

Singles - First Round
Daniela Hantuchova def. Arantxa Rus 3-6 6-4 6-1
Ksenia Pervak def. (Q) Vera Dushevina 6-3 7-6(7-2)
Andrea Petkovic def. (Q) Garbine Muguruza 4-6 6-2 6-1
(LL) Anne Keothavong def. Kiki Bertens 6-2 6-2
Singles - Second Round
Lucie Hradecka def. (Q) Annika Beck 6-1 6-1
Lourdes Dominguez Lino def. Magdalena Rybarikova 6-2 6-3
Doubles - First Round
(4) Martic/Minella def. Jugic-Salkic/Khromacheva 6-4 4-6 10-4 (Match TB)
(WC) Barthel/Jankovic def. Klemenschits/Malek 6-2 6-1
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(1) Hlavackova/Hradecka def. Arruabarrena-Vecino/Dominguez Lino 6-7(2-7) 7-6(8-6) 10-5 (Match TB)
(2) Begu/Niculescu def. Bertens/Rus 6-4 6-3


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