Monday, October 22, 2012
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First Title In Almost Three Years
Williams has finally ended a wait of almost three years after her last
singles trophy success, with the former No. 1 winning her 44th career
title through a defeat of Monica Niculescu in Luxembourg 6-2, 6-3. It
was in Acapulco in February, 2010, that the American last lifted a
singles trophy prior to her 2011 diagnosis with fatigue illness.
Her Success Came After Murray’s Olympic Snub
Watson, Britain’s first WTA title winner in 24 years and now a fully
fledged member of the women’s top 50 has revealed for the first time
that the Olympic snub she suffered at the hands of Andy Murray, provided
her with the impetus to prove herself better than friend, compatriot but
rival Laura Robson.
For His Sixth Basel Title
will come flooding back for Roger Federer as the world No. 1 plays again
at his hometown event, the Swiss Indoors, bidding to win a sixth title
in his own personal tennis stronghold.
The top seed got his start in the game as a ballboy
nearly two decades ago and has never lost his love for the sport first
developed in the St Jakobshalle in Basle. "I was a ball boy," he
recalled in the run-up to this year's edition. As a result of that
experience, Federer always takes time after the Basle final to share a
pizza with the current crop of ball kids, a custom he has developed over
To Carry Istanbul Live
Channel will carry all singles round-robin matches and both semifinals
live, with a same-day encore of the championship match on Sunday,
October 28. Both doubles semifinals and championship matches also will
be live, followed by same-day encores. Coverage runs from 10 a.m. to
4:30 p.m. ET during weekdays. Weekend times vary.
del Potro Has
Good Chance To Make London Draw
champion Juan del Potro has tuned the race to the final three spots in
the season-ending ATP event next month into a sprint as the Argentine
clings to his provisional seventh standing for the eight-man event.
Shooting For A Place In The London Draw
the race to London heating up with just two more weeks of regular season
play remaining on the ATP, contender Janko Tipsarevic is doing his best
to keep his mind in the present. The Serb stands provisional ninth for
the eight-man World Tour Finals in London from November 5.
Berdych Is 6th
Player To Qualify For London
Berdych has qualified for the 2012 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, to be
held at The O2 in London from November 5-12.
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