By Jaclyn Stacey
(January 27, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia – Aussies Jarmila Gajdosova and Matt Ebden have been crowned Australian Open Mixed Doubles champions after defeating the Czech pairing of Lucie Hradecka and Frantisek Cermak 6-3 7-5 on Sunday.
The Australians were playing together for the first time and entered the event on a wildcard.
“You know, it feels...
Wild card entrants Jarmila Gajdosova and Matthew Ebden combined to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Lucie Hradecka and Frantisek Cermak on Sunday.
The Australian pair ousted second-seeded Elena Vesnina and Leander Paes in the second round and fifth-seeded Nadia Petrova and Mahesh Bhupathi in the quarterfinals.
They had two service breaks in each...
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January 27, 2013
(January 9, 2013) Australia’s Jarmila Gajdosova defeated No.57 Olga Govortsova 6-3 6-1 at the Hobart International. She will meet Elena Vesnina next.
The Slovakian-born Gajdosova had to battle extremely windy conditions. Gajdosova won the Hobart International in 2011.
Other wins on day four of the main draw saw Kirsten Flipkens defeat Serbia’s Bojana Jovanovski 6-3 6-2 while...
Australian wild card and former champion Jarmila Gajdosova beat Olga Govortsova of Belarus 6-3, 6-1 to advance to the Hobart International quarterfinals on Wednesday.
The Slovakian-born Gajdosova served well in windy conditions against Govortsova, who had beaten fifth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro in the first round.
Gajdosova, who won the Hobart International in 2011, said '...
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January 08, 2013
(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)
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By Victoria Chiesa
“Settle down, it’ll all be clear; don’t pay no mind to the demons, they fill you with fear. The trouble it might drag you down; if you get lost, you can always be found. Just know you’re not alone, ’cause I’m gonna make this place your home.” -“Home”, Philip Phillips
Twelve months ago, Jarmila Gajdosova opened her 2012 season at the Hopman Cup...
Qualifier Mona Barthel beat defending champion Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 on Thursday to move into the semifinals at the Hobart International.
Barthel, who ousted second-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues in the second round, will next meet fellow German Angelique Kerber.
Kerber, who was ranked No. 32 last year after reaching the U.S. Open semifinals, advanced with...
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January 12, 2012
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...