Tuesday, October 2, 2012
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100th Davis Cup Final To Be Staged In Prague
ITF announced that the 100th Davis Cup Final will be staged at the O2
Arena in Prague on November.16-18 The 2012 final between Czech Republic
and Spain will be played indoors in front of over 13,000 spectators, and
marks the start of the ITF’s 2013 centenary celebrations.
Federer Is In Shanghai Ready To Play
Federer has made enough of a post-Davis Cup recovery to commit to
playing in next week's Shanghai Masters after all. The world No. 1, who
is being chased by Novak Djokovic in the ATP rankings, did not play the
event in 2011 as he took a break from tennis.
Australian Open 2013 To Increase Prize Money
Australian Open is working to head off any suggestion of a player
boycott over prize money by announced a payout hike of $4.1 million to
bring the total payout for the January fortnight to $31.1 million.
Monfils Leaves Tokyo To Consult Paris Doctors
Monfils is back in Paris, ready to consult a series of doctors after a
recurrence of a long standing knee injury ruled him out of this week’s
Rakuten Japan Open in Tokyo and appears to threaten his career.
Townsend, Chirico And Andrews Capture Junior Fed Cup For US
USTA announced that the U.S. Junior Fed Cup team of Taylor Townsend
(Stockbridge, Ga.), Louisa Chirico (Harrison, N.Y.) and Gabrielle
Andrews (Pomona, Calif.) captured the championship at the Junior Fed Cup
by BNP Paribas World Final on Sunday in Barcelona, Spain, defeating
Russia, 3-0, in the final. This is the second title for the U.S. in the
16-and-under version of Fed Cup, both coming in the last five years.
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