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Thursday, October 25, 2012


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Safina Denies Involvement With Doping Doctor

Dinara Safina has denied to Russia's Sports Express that she had any involvement with Dr. Luis Garcia del Moral, who was hit with a lifetime ban by the ITF after he was implicated in the Lance Armstrong case.




Williams Is Guided By Four Coaches

Serena Williams’ camp has expanded and now she has four people around her who have coaching influence: her parents Richard and Oracene, her longtime hitting partner and “touring” coach Sasha Bijan and her new coach, Patrick Mouratoglou.



Australian Sports Fans Vote Federer As Most Popular Athlete

Australia is a nation with a rich sporting tradition and many heroes who show their excellence in competition. But Olympic gold medal winner hurdler Sally Pearson, Allan Border Medal winning cricketer Michael Clarke, Wallabies rugby captain Nathan Sharpe and numerous swimming Olympians have been beaten as Roger Federer has again been voted Australian sports' fans most popular athlete for the third year in succession.


Ferrero Lauded By Moya

Two men who came to fame in the summer of 2003 have now packed it in in singles, with Andy Roddick retiring after the US Open and the man whom he beat in the final, Juan Carlos Ferrero, calling it quits after he lost in the first round of his hometown tournament in Valencia on Tuesday.

Carlos Moya, whom Ferrero would dethrone as the Spanish No. 1, fondly recalled the first time he faced Ferrero on Barcelona when the Valencian was still a teenager.


WTA Honors Azarenka

The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced that World No.1 Victoria Azarenka has been named the winner of the Diamond ACES Award for the 2012 season. The Award is presented to the player who consistently goes above and beyond in promoting the sport of women’s tennis to fans, media, and local communities by performing off-court promotional and charitable activities.



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Singles - First Round
(2) J del Potro def. A Falla 6-4 6-1
B Paire def. (5) A Seppi 4-6 6-2 6-3
M Matosevic def. (7) F Mayer 6-2 6-3
(WC) P Mathieu def. (WC) H Laaksonen 6-2 7-5
Singles - Second Round
(1) R Federer def. T Bellucci 6-3 6-7(6-8) 7-5
(3) R Gasquet def. (WC) M Chiudinelli 6-1 6-4
G Dimitrov def. J Benneteau 7-6(7-5) 6-7(1-7) 7-6(7-3)
Doubles - First Round
Bracciali/Cermak def. (3) Qureshi/Rojer 6-4 6-7(5-7) 10-6 (Match TB)
Anderson/Troicki def. (WC) Bossell/Laaksonen 6-2 6-2
Marray/Nielsen def. Butorac/Hanley 7-6(8-6) 2-6 10-5 (Match TB)

Singles - First Round
G Muller def. (8) M Raonic 7-5 7-6(7-1)
M Granollers def. (Q) J Hajek 7-5 6-4
Singles - Second Round
D Goffin def. (5) J Isner 7-6(7-2) 4-6 6-4
(7) M Cilic def. F Verdasco 6-1 6-4
(Q) Ivan Dodig def. (WC) L Hewitt 6-1 3-6 6-2
Doubles - First Round
(2) Peya/Soares def. Andujar/F Lopez 6-4 6-1
Knowle/Polasek def. (4) Fleming/Hutchins 4-6 6-4 10-5 (Match TB)
(WC) Ferrer/Ferrero def. Berlocq/Dolgopolov 3-6 6-1 10-7 (Match TB)
Klizan/Mertinak def. Melzer/Petzschner 6-4 6-4




Round Robin - Red Group
(1) Victoria Azarenka def. (5) Angelique Kerber 6-7(11-13) 7-6(7-2) 6-4
(3) Serena Williams def. (8) Li Na 7-6(7-2) 6-3
Round Robin - White Group
(2) Maria Sharapova def. (4) Agnieszka Radwanska 5-7 7-5 7-5


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