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Monday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $25.5 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women First Round Anna Tatishvili, Georgia, def. Stephanie Foretz Gacon, France, 6-2, 6-0.
Sam Stosur (7), Australia, def. Petra Martic, Croatia, 6-1, 6-1.
Casey Dellacqua, Australia, def. Lesia Tsurenko, Ukraine, 6-2, 6-3.
Lucie Hradecka, Czech Republic, def. Anabel Medina Garrigues (27), Spain, 6-3, 6-3.
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From the USTA: WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., August 25, 2012 – The USTA announced today that Brian Battistone and Nicole Melichar won the 2012 US Open National Playoffs – Mixed Doubles Championship to earn a wild card into the 2012 US Open Mixed Doubles Tournament. The Playoffs were held August 19-22, at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale in New Haven, Conn., in conjunction with...
Monday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Play begins on all courts at 1500 GMT Arthur Ashe Stadium Petra Martic, Croatia, vs. Sam Stosur (7), Australia
Not before 1 p.m.: Andy Murray (3), Britain, vs. Alex Bogomolov Jr., Russia
Maria Sharapova (3), Russia, vs. Melinda Czink, Hungary
Night Session (Play begins at 2300 GMT) Victoria Duval, United States...
By David Kane, Special for Tennis Grandstand
At Wimbledon several years ago, Serena Williams mused that there were so many “-ovas” in the draw that she herself had adopted the Slavic suffix. Indeed, there may not have been a “Williamsova” on the grounds of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, but three years later, Serena’s words ring true; it is difficult to...
At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Purse: $25.5 million (Grand Slam)
Kei Nishikori (17), Japan, def. Guido Andreozzi, Argentina, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4.
James Blake, United States, def. Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, 7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.
Marcel Granollers (24), Spain, def. Denis Kudla, United States, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3...