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Friday, October 26, 2012


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Nadal Withdraws From Balance Of The ATP Season

The inevitable became fact as Rafael Nadal finally killed all optimism that he could make a return to the ATP scene this year when the former world no.1, sidelined since Wimbledon, announced his ongoing problems in the left knee decreed he must withdraw from both next weekís BNP Paribas Masters in Paris and the ensuing Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London.



Tomic To Lose Australian #1 Ranking

The run at national No. 1 is over for Bernard Tomic with the tapped-out player set to be passed on Monday by Marinko Matosevic as the Aussie top player on the ATP ranking.



Del Potro Empathizes With Nadal

Argentine Juan Del Potro has fulfilled a 2012 tennis dream by reaching the year-end final after a victory at the Swiss Indoors.

But the South American who booked into the seventh spot at the World Tour Finals feels sympathy for injured rival Rafael Nadal, who withdrew injured a few hours earlier with continuing knee problems to open the door for Del Potro.


Hall of Famer Margaret Osborne DuPont Passes Away

The Board of Directors and Staff of the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum mourn the loss of one of America's great early tennis champions, former world No. 1 Margaret Osborne duPont. She passed away yesterday in Texas at the age of 94. During a lengthy career from the early 1940s through the early 1960s, duPont won an incredible 37 titles at Grand Slam tournaments in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles, which places her fourth on the all-time record list, despite the fact that she never entered the Australian Championships.


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Singles - Second Round
(2) J del Potro def. B Baker 7-5 6-1
(6) M Youzhny def. M Ebden 6-3 6-1
B Paire def. (Q) L Kubot 6-4 6-4
(WC) P Mathieu def. N Davydenko 6-3 6-7(2-7) 6-4
K Anderson def. M Matosevic 6-3 6-7(5-7) 6-3
Doubles - First Round
(1) Nestor/Zimonjic def. (WC) Chiudinelli/Lammer 6-0 6-4
Kubot/Seppi def. Marach/F Mayer 6-4 6-3
Huey/Inglot def. Bellucci/Nieminen 6-2 7-5
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(4) Fyrstenberg/Matkowski def. Marray/Nielsen 7-5 7-6(8-6)

Singles - Second Round
(1) D Ferrer def. A Ramos 6-4 6-2
(6) N Almagro def. S Querrey 6-4 6-7(4-7) 6-0
A Dolgopolov def. G Muller 6-4 6-4
M Granollers def. G Simon 6-7(4-7) 6-3 6-2
J Melzer def. X Malisse 7-5 6-2
Doubles - Quarterfinal
(2) Peya/Soares def. Klizan/Mertinak 6-4 6-2
S Gonzalez/Lipsky def. Cilic/Sa 7-6(7-0) 2-6 10-7 (Match TB)




Round Robin - Red Group
(3) Serena Williams def. (1) Victoria Azarenka 6-4 6-4
(8) Li Na def. (5) Angelique Kerber 6-4 6-3
Round Robin - White Group
(7) Sara Errani def. (9) Samantha Stosur 6-3 2-6 6-0


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