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Tuesday, October 30, 2012


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Murray Encourages Increased Blood Testing

Previously Andy Murray has always criticized the intrusion drug testers make into his life, ringing on his door bell at 6am in the morning. However in the wake of the Lance Armstrong crisis that has rocked not just cycling but world sports, the Scot has called upon tennis to introduce more blood tests and more out-of-competition testing in order to prevent the sport from suffering a similar doping scandal.



Australian Government To Encourage Citizens To Play Tennis On Australia Day

The Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Sport, Senator Kate Lundy, today announced a new partnership with Tennis Australia at the Parliament House launch of Australian Open 2013 on January 26.

The Minister launched a $250,000 pilot program, jointly funded by the Government and Tennis Australia (TA) that will begin on Australia Day at Australian Open 2013. The program brings the Minister’s portfolios of sport and multiculturalism together under the theme of ‘Do Something Australian on Australia Day – Play Tennis’.


Murray Fears Consequences Of Heavy Calendar Just Before Tour Finals

Andy Murray has warned that back-loading the ATP calendar and foregoing the rest week prior to the start of the World Tour Finals can only lead to trouble, based mainly on injury pullouts as player refuse to risk themselves prior to the year-end wrap-up event.



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Fed Cup Final




Singles - First Round
G Simon def. M Baghdatis 7-5 6-1
(WC) B Paire def. P Andujar 6-3 6-4
K Anderson def. T Bellucci 6-2 6-1
A Seppi def. M Klizan 6-2 2-6 7-6(7-5)
(Q) J Janowicz def. P Kohlschreiber 7-6(7-5) 6-4
J Benneteau def. V Troicki 6-4 7-5
A Ramos def. F Lopez 7-6(7-5) 6-4
C Berlocq def. D Istomin 7-6(7-2) 6-2
M Granollers def. M Youzhny 6-4 6-3
(Q) A Falla def. F Mayer 7-6(7-3) 6-2
Doubles - First Round
Fleming/Hutchins def. Isner/Querrey 6-7(5-7) 7-6(7-4) 10-7 (Match TB)
Cilic/Melo def. Chardy/Kubot 6-3 6-4
Kas/Seppi def. Knowle/Polasek 6-7(10-12) 7-6(7-4) 10-6 (Match TB)



No WTA Matches Played


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