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Heather Watson beats Kai-Lin Zhang in Hong Kong Open

Heather Watson beats Kai-Lin Zhang in Hong Kong Open

Britain’s Heather Watson has battled into the second round of the Hong Kong Open, beating China’s Kai-Lin Zhang. The 23-year-old British number two took more than two hours to overcome world number 191 Zhang 3-6 6-1 6-2. Watson’s serve was not on form as she was broken three times in losing the first set and did not serve an ace …

by vlad on Октябрь 13th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Heather Watson beats Kai-Lin Zhang in Hong Kong Open отключены

Aljaz Bedene loses to Lukas Rosol in first round : China Open

Aljaz Bedene loses to Lukas Rosol in first round : China Open

British number two Aljaz Bedene is out of the China Open after being beaten by Czech Lukas Rosol in the first round. Bedene cruised through the first set and had break points in the second, but Rosol went on to win 1-6 7-6 (8-6) 6-3. The result prevents Slovenia-born Bedene from breaking into the top 50, having risen to a …

by vlad on Октябрь 6th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Aljaz Bedene loses to Lukas Rosol in first round : China Open отключены

Rafael Nadal beats wildcard Wu Di in Beijing : China Open

Rafael Nadal beats wildcard Wu Di in Beijing : China Open

Rafael Nadal had his serve broken four times by one of his former ball boys before progressing to the second round of the China Open. The world number eight beat China’s 230th-ranked Wu Di 6-4 6-4 in his first match since being knocked out in the third round of the US Open last month. Top seed Novak Djokovic improved his perfect …

by vlad on Октябрь 6th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Rafael Nadal beats wildcard Wu Di in Beijing : China Open отключены

Maria Sharapova to return at Wuhan Open after injury

Maria Sharapova to return at Wuhan Open after injury

Former world number one Maria Sharapova will return to action at the Wuhan Open in China starting on 27 September. Russia’s five-time Grand Slam winner has been out since injuring her knee at Wimbledon and missed the US Open. «I’m looking forward to getting back onto the match court in Wuhan,» said the 28-year-old, who accepted a wildcard. «I’ve been …

by vlad on Сентябрь 21st, 2015 Комментарии к записи Maria Sharapova to return at Wuhan Open after injury отключены

US Open 2015: Andy Murray faces tough decisions over future

US Open 2015: Andy Murray faces tough decisions over future

This has, in many ways, been a very reassuring year for Andy Murray. He won his first Masters Series title for over two years in Madrid in May, and added another in Montreal last month. And by reaching the Australian Open final, as well as the last four at Roland Garros and Wimbledon, Murray has re-established himself as one of the …

by vlad on Сентябрь 9th, 2015 Комментарии к записи US Open 2015: Andy Murray faces tough decisions over future отключены

Serena tells media to ask better questions

Serena tells media to ask better questions

NEW YORK – Serena Williams always keeps it real. As she sat through her post-match news conference Tuesday night, answering questions about the night’s three-set win over sister Venus, Serena said what was already written all over her face. The moment came when an Italian reporter posed a question about her lack of laughter. Q: You just won a match. …

by vlad on Сентябрь 9th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Serena tells media to ask better questions отключены

US Open 2015: Andy Murray & Jo Konta aim for last eight

US Open 2015: Andy Murray & Jo Konta aim for last eight

Britons Andy Murray and Jo Konta will take hugely different levels of experience into their US Open fourth-round matches on Monday. Murray will play South African 14th seed Kevin Anderson on Louis Armstrong Stadium at around 20:00 BST. The Scot has been to at least the quarter-finals at the last 18 Grand Slams, while Konta had never been past round two …

by vlad on Сентябрь 7th, 2015 Комментарии к записи US Open 2015: Andy Murray & Jo Konta aim for last eight отключены

Federer, Isner to face off in fourth round

Federer, Isner to face off in fourth round

NEW YORK – Roger Federer and John Isner each advanced in straight sets Saturday afternoon in Flushing Meadows, setting up a fourth-round meeting between the highest-ranked American and the 17-time Grand Slam champion. Federer advanced to the fourth round here for the 15th year in a row with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 win over No. 29 Philipp Kohlschreiber. Federer has …

by vlad on Сентябрь 6th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Federer, Isner to face off in fourth round отключены

US Open Lookahead: Serena Williams’ Slam bid runs into Keys

US Open Lookahead: Serena Williams’ Slam bid runs into Keys

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not that Madison Keys thinks Serena Williams’ bid for a true Grand Slam is not a compelling story line. It’s just that the 20-year-old American is as eager to claim the U.S. Open championship as Williams is, of course — and, to do that, Keys must first win their fourth-round showdown in Arthur Ashe Stadium …

by vlad on Сентябрь 6th, 2015 Комментарии к записи US Open Lookahead: Serena Williams’ Slam bid runs into Keys отключены

Djokovic and Murray battle through

Djokovic and Murray battle through

Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic and third seed Andy Murray both had to work much harder than expected to book their places in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday. Top seed Djokovic lost his bearings in the second set before beating Italy’s Fabio Fognini 6-0 5-7 6-2 while Murray had to dig himself out of an early hole on the way to a 5-7 6-2 …

by admin on Март 11th, 2013 Комментарии к записи Djokovic and Murray battle through отключены