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Daily Tennis News Briefs 27Aug12




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Monday, August 27, 2012


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Clijsters Vows This Is Her Final Tournament

Kim Clijsters was directly asked would she reconsider her plans to retire from competitive tennis if she won a fourth U.S. Open title in the next fortnight. With the assertiveness and speed of a winning volley she came back with the immediate answer without even a second’s reflection. “No,” emphatically answered the Belgian.



Williams Is Ready For The US Open

After a week of down time Serene Williams is fully charged and ready to take on the US Open once again, with the 30-year-old American keen to lift her first title at her home major since 2008, Williams lost the final a year ago to Australian Samantha Stosur and has had a few spats with chair umpires in recent editions.


Davies Honored By Hall Of Fame

Mike Davies, a 2012 entrant into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, was honored Saturday when Hall of Fame CEO Mark Stenning presented Davies a Hall of Fame ring on Center Court at the New Haven Open following the evening semifinal. Also participating in the ring ceremony was fellow Hall of Famer Butch Buchholz .



Federer Knows Even Without Nadal, Winning The US Open Won’t Be Easy

Roger Federer admits that the injury absence of rival Rafael Nadal will make little difference to his quest for a sixth title at the US Open, with the top seed and world No. 1 assured of a fortnight-long challenge if he is to claim his 18th Grand Slam title.



Gilbert Expects Murray Work His Way To US Open Title

Former Andy Murray mentor Brad Gilbert believes his ex-pupil will be well-equipped to deal with any conditions thrown at him as the US Open begins, with rain or heat not expected to be a problems for the Olympic gold medalist.




Media Veteran Martz Out Of Intensive Care

Jim Martz, long-time former tennis writer for the Miami Herald and his own Florida Tennis magazine was moved out of intensive care on Sunday at an Ohio hospital after suffering from severe community active pneumonia.

Martz told Daily Tennis News that he expects to be released from the hospital Wednesday and return to his Florida home. He has cancelled plans to attend this year’s US Open.


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US Open: August 27-September 9





Singles - Final
(3) J Isner def. (2) T Berdych 3-6 6-4 7-6(11-9)
Doubles - Final
S Gonzalez/Lipsky def. Andujar/L Mayer 6-3 4-6 10-2 (Match TB)




Singles - Final
(3) Roberta Vinci def. (2) Jelena Jankovic 7-5 6-3
Doubles - Final
(4) Erakovic/Watson def. Dekmeijere/Falconi 6-3 6-0

New Haven

Singles - Final
(2/WC) Petra Kvitova def. (7) Maria Kirilenko 7-6(11-9) 7-5
Doubles - Final
(1) Huber/Raymond def. (2) Hlavackova/Hradecka 4-6 6-0 10-4 (Match TB)

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