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October 17th, 2010

Jankovic Headlines Moscow; Dementieva in Luxembourg: WTA Previews

Notes: (1) Dementieva opens against Peng, and (3) Wickmayer against the Osaka finalist Schnyder; wildcards went to Dementieva, Russian Yulia Putintseva, Luxembourg’s Mandy Minella, and France’s Virginie Razzano; in last year’s final Francesca Schiavone defeated Olga Govortsova.

Posted by Staff @ 11:36 pm in Tennis | 8 Comments »

October 17th, 2010

Ivanovic Conquers Schnyder, Diarrhea for Linz Title; Tanasugarn Wins Osaka

Earlier in the week the Serb was forced to rush off the court during a match, receiving a game penalty for a gastric bathroom explosion she blamed on eating yogurt before the match.

Posted by Staff @ 10:44 pm in Tennis | 9 Comments »

October 17th, 2010

Federer Heads Stockholm; ATP Preview, Tennis-X Notes

Notes: (1) Federer likely to open against Dent after a bye, with Swiss countryman Wawrinka waiting in the quarters; (7) Bellucci starts against (WC) Blake, and (6) F-Lo in an early tester against Mayer; Federer only 1-1 career in Stockholm (played once in 2000)

Posted by Staff @ 9:29 pm in Tennis | 62 Comments »

October 17th, 2010

Murray Hammers Federer for Shanghai Title

Andy Murray won easily over Roger Federer in the Shanghai final.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:49 am in Shanghai | 134 Comments »