It's always nice to see players venturing outside their tennis courts and hotel rooms in the countries they visit. Ana Ivanovic has been making the effort to do lots of sight seeing in Auckland, New Zealand before her first match at the ASB Classic.
Ana joined Sorana Cirstea, Monica Puig and Sacha Jones in a helicopter flight over New Zealand's biggest city. The foursome...
(January 5, 2013) Australians James Duckworth, John-Patrick (JP) Smith, Sacha Jones and Jarmila Gajdosova have been awarded the final discretionary wildcards into Australian Open 2013.
The eight Australian Open wildcards for both the men’s and women’s draw are as follows:
Wu Di (CHN)
Asia Pacific Wildcard Play-off
Yuxuan Zhang (CHN)
Asia Pacific WildcardPlay...
Julia Cohen of the United States upset top-seeded Ksenia Pervak, who withdrew from the match with the score 6-4, 3-6, 3-2 in the first round of the Baku Cup.
Pervak, of Kazakhstan, was carried off court on a stretcher Tuesday after collapsing from heat exhaustion.
Second-seeded Alexandra Panova of Russia defeated Sacha Jones of Australia in straight sets, 7-5, 7-6 (7) in the WTA...
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July 24, 2012
July 23-28, 2012
Results – Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Singles – First Round
Julia Cohen (USA) d. (1) Ksenia Pervak (KAZ) 64 36 32 ret. (heat illness)
(2) Alexandra Panova (RUS) d. (Q) Sacha Jones (AUS) 75 76(7)
(5) Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) d. Lesia Tsurenko (UKR) 63 26 63
(6) Nina Bratchikova (RUS) d. Patricia Mayr-Achleitner...
Results Tuesday from the Italiacom Open, a $220,000 WTA event on red clay at the Country Time Club (seedings in parentheses):
First Round Anna Tatishvili, Georgia, def. Dia Evtimova, Bulgaria, 6-2, 6-2.
Julia Cohen, United States, def. Vera Dushevina, Russia, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5.
Estrella Cabeza Candela, Spain, def. Anastasia Grymalska, Italy, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1.
Carla Suarez Navarro (5...
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July 09, 2012
XXV ITALIACOM OPEN
July 9-15, 2012
Order Of Play – Monday, July 9, 2012
Centre Court (from 16.00hrs)
1. Alexandra Cadantu vs. Kiki Bertens
2. Mariana Duque-Mariño vs. Alizé Cornet (NB 18.30hrs)
3. Irina-Camelia Begu vs. Polona Hercog (NB 20.30hrs)
4. Dushevina/Gallovits-Hall vs. Camerin/Knapp
Court 2 (from 16.00hrs)
Results Tuesday from the Gastein Ladies, a WTA event on outdoor clay at the Europaeischer Hof (seedings in parentheses):
Singles First Round Mandy Minella, Luxembourg, def. Ajla Tomljanovic, Croatia, 6-3, 6-4.
Sarah Gronert, Germany, def. Eva Birnerova, Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-0.
Richel Hogenkamp, Netherlands, def. Julia Goerges (1), Germany, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.
Alize Cornet (7), France...
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June 12, 2012
NÜRNBERGER GASTEIN LADIES
Bad Gastein, Austria
June 11-17, 2012
Order Of Play – Monday, June 11, 2012
Centre Court (from 10.00hrs)
1. Ajla Tomljanovic vs. Mandy Minella
2. Edina Gallovits-Hall vs. Alizé Cornet
3. Ksenia Pervak vs. Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino
4. Marta Domachowska vs. Carla Suárez Navarro
Court 1 (from 10.00hrs)
1. Dia Evtimova...
PTT PATTAYA OPEN
Pattaya City, Thailand
February 6-12, 2012
Order Of Play – Monday, February 6, 2012
Court 1 (from 15.00hrs)
1. Zhou Yi-Miao vs. Sacha Jones (Singles Q Final)
2. Varatchaya Wongteanchai vs. Misa Eguchi (Singles Q Final)
3. Erika Sema vs. Sorana Cirstea
Court 2 (from 15.00hrs)
1. Hsieh Su-Wei vs. Wang Qiang (Singles Q Final)...
After rain hampered play for much of the day No.6 seed Shahar Peer (ISR) defeated Sacha Jones (AUS) 7-6(7) 6-4 not until early Wednesday evening at the Morilla Hobart International.
Qualifier Mona Barthel (GER) continued her hot streak defeating No.2 seed Anabel Medina-Garrigues (ESP) in straight sets 6-1 6-4.
Defending champion Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) also progressed to the next...
No.2 seed Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP), No.6 seed Shahar Peer (ISR) and qualifier Sacha Jones (AUS) all notched wins to move through to the second round today at the Moorilla Hobart International.
In other matches world No.60 Sorana Cirstea (ROU) upset 2011 finalist Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) in three sets 2-6 6-3 7-5 to reach the quarterfinals. Joining her in the third round...
German qualifier Mona Barthel upset second-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain 6-1, 6-4 Wednesday to move into the quarterfinals of the Hobart International, a tuneup for next week's Australian Open.
Defending champion Jarmila Gajdosova defeated Australian Fed Cup teammate Anastasia Rodionova 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 and will play Barthel on Thursday.
In another second-round match...
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January 08, 2012
Former tennis player Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario of Spain arrives with her husband Jose Santacana to attend the Laureus World Sports Awards in Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi March 10, 2010. REUTERS/Mosab Omar (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Tags: SPORT TENNIS)
A day after Spain named their new Davis Cup captain, Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario has been chosen as captain of Spain’s Fed Cup team...