Found June 14, 2012 on Tennis Panorama :
AEGON CLASSIC Birmingham, England June 11-17, 2012 $220,000/International Grass/Outdoors Results – Thursday, June 14, 2012 Singles – Third Round (4) Roberta Vinci (ITA) d. Heather Watson (GBR) 63 46 61 (5/WC) Jelena Jankovic (SRB) d. Casey Dellacqua (AUS) w/o (GI illness) (8) Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) d. (9) Marina Erakovic (NZL) 26 61 63 (13) Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) d. Melinda Czink (HUN) 61 62 Irina Falconi (USA) d. Urszula Radwanska (POL) 75 63 (Q) Zheng Jie (CHN) d. Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) 64 61 (Q) Melanie Oudin (USA) d. Elena Vesnina (RUS) 60 62 Suspended due to rain Misaki Doi (JPN) leads Stéphanie Foretz Gacon (FRA) 64 22 Doubles – First Round (1) Huber/Raymond (USA/USA) d. Brianti/Cadantu (ITA/ROU) 61 62 (4) Kops-Jones/Spears (USA/USA) d. Hantuchova/Lisicki (SVK/GER) 60 63 Dushevina/Tanasugarn (RUS/THA) d. Moore/South (GBR/GBR) 57 61 101 (Match TB) Suspended due to rain Babos/Hsieh (HUN/TPE) lead (WC) Robson/Watson (GBR/GBR) 62 01 Order Of Play – Friday, June 15, 2012 Centre Cour...

Jankovic, Zheng advance in Birmingham

Jelena Jankovic moved closer to her first title in more than two years without hitting a ball on Thursday. Jankovic received a walkover into the Aegon Classic quarterfinals when Casey Dellacqua withdrew with a stomach ailment. The 22nd-ranked Jankovic is using the grass-court event as a tuneup for Wimbledon after being sidelined by a thigh injury in February. ''But at...

Jankovic advances on grass in Birmingham

Jelena Jankovic staved off a bee and two set points in a 6-1, 7-6 (3) win over British wild card Melanie South to advance at the Aegon Classic on Wednesday. Jankovic saved two set points from 4-5, 15-40 - just as they did when she defeated Maria Sharapova to win the title here five years ago. ''That was the last time I was here, so I would love to win it again,''...

Jankovic advances at Aegon Classic

Jelena Jankovic staved off a bee and two set points in a 6-1, 7-6 (3) win over British wild card Melanie South to advance at the grass-court Aegon Classic on Wednesday. Also, American Christina McHale lost 6-1,1-6, 7-5 to Russian Elena Vesnina, who reached the fourth round of Wimbledon. Andrea Hlavackova defeated Mona Barthel 7-6 (5), 6-2. Jankovic saved two set points from 4-5...

Zheng, Vinci advance in Birmingham

Zheng Jie, the only Chinese player to reach the singles semifinals at Wimbledon, will return to the top 30 rankings after reaching the Aegon Classic quarterfinals on Thursday. Zheng beat Andrea Hlavackova 6-4, 6-1 on the breezy court. ''It was not at all easy and I was pleased with the way I coped, even though I am a little bit tired,'' Zheng said after playing...

Doi reaches Aegon quarters

Misaki Doi of Japan defeated Foretz Gacon of France 7-5, 6-4 to reach her first WTA quarterfinals at the Aegon Classic. Doi will play Jelena Jankovic on Saturday after rain halted play. Zheng Jie of China was within two points of reaching the semifinals before play was suspended at 6-3, 5-6 against Roberta Vinci from Italy. Zheng led 6-3, 5-3, but rain intervened. There was a...

Zheng reaches Aegon Classic semis

Zheng Jie of China overcame the rain and an intensive schedule to beat Roberta Vinci 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 and reach the semifinals of the Aegon Classic on Saturday. Zheng completed the quarterfinal win against the 20th-ranked Italian in the grass-court warmup for Wimbledon after four sessions of play across two rain-drenched days. Zheng says ''yesterday, after the rain came, I...

Rain Washes out most of the Birmingham Friday Schedule

AEGON CLASSIC Birmingham, England June 11-17, 2012 $220,000/International Grass/Outdoors Results – Friday, June 15, 2012 Singles – Third Round Misaki Doi (JPN) d. Stéphanie Foretz Gacon (FRA) 64 75 Suspended due to rain Singles – Quarterfinals (Q) Zheng Jie (CHN) leads (4) Roberta Vinci (ITA) 63 56 Doubles – Quarterfinals (1) Huber/Raymond (USA/USA) lead Dushevina/Tanasugarn...
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