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Daily Tennis News Briefs 15Jan13





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Tuesday, January 15, 2013


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Illness Forces ATP’s Drewitt To Step Down

Tennis suffered another cruel and withering blow with the news Brad Drewett, the ATP World Tour’s Executive Chairman and President for little more than a year, is to be forced to step down from his position after being diagnosed with suffering from Motor Neurone Disease, ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease.



The Australian Heat Is About To Arrive At The Open

The notoriously brutal Melbourne heat is likely to hit the Australian Open on Thursday with temperatures of 39 degrees Celsius (102.2 degrees Fahrenheit) forecast as top ten players Caroline Wozniacki and Petra Kvitova face up respectively to teenagers Donna Vekic and Laura Robson.



Date‑Krumm Upset With Move of Pan-Pacific

Japan’s Kimiko Date‑Krumm is less than thrilled that the WTA Premier level tournament, the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, will leaving the country after this year for Wuhan, China.




Berdych Quietly Moves Into Second Round, And He Wants More

Fifth seed Tomas Berdych is happy for the big names to take the heat as the Australian Open hits its stride. The low-key Czech who led his nation to the Davis Cup final over Spain last season, has moved unobtrusively into the second round and is quite keen to maintain his traditional low profile.



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