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Friday, November 2, 2012


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Fed Cup Final Draw Is Announced

The ITF announced the draw for the 2012 Fed Cup Final to be held in Prague Saturday and Sunday.

Venue: O2 Arena, Prague (hard – indoors)
Lucie Safarova (CZE) v Ana Ivanovic (SRB)
Petra Kvitova (CZE) v Jelena Jankovic (SRB)
Petra Kvitova (CZE) v Ana Ivanovic (SRB)
Lucie Safarova (CZE) v Jelena Jankovic (SRB)
Andrea Hlavackova/Lucie Hradecka (CZE) v Bojana Jovanovski/
Aleksandra Krunic (SRB)


Jankovic Wins Her Second Fed Cup Heart Award

The ITF today announced that Serbia’s Jelena Jankovic has become the first player to win two Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Heart Awards in recognition of her performance during Serbia’s semifinal victory against Russia in Moscow in April.




Mirza To Play With Mattek In ’13 And Team With Bryan At Australian Open

India’s Sania Mirza has confirmed that she will continue her doubles partnership with American Bethanie Mattek Sands and will also play mixed doubles at the Australian Open with Bob Bryan.



Isner And, Raonic Finish Strong But Miss Top Ten

Two of tennis tallest men and most feared servers lost in at the Bercy/Paris Masters on Thursday, ending their seasons. While American John Isner and Canadian Milos Raonic can say that they had successful portions of 2012, both were hoping to end the year ranked in the top 10 and as it stands today Isner will likely end the year somewhere around No. 15 and Raonic around No. 13.



Bubka Has Severe Accident In Paris

Sergei Bubka Junior, the tennis playing son of the world’s greatest pole-vaulter and boyfriend of WTA no.1 Victoria Azarenka, was rushed to the Georges-Pompidou Hospital in Paris and treated for multiple fractures after accidentally falling from a third story window.



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Fed Cup Final




Singles - Third Round
(Q) J Janowicz def. (3) A Murray 5-7 7-6(7-4) 6-2
(4) D Ferrer def. (16) S Wawrinka 6-2 4-6 6-2
(5) T Berdych def. K Anderson 1-6 6-3 6-4
(6) J Tsonga def. (11) N Almagro 7-6(7-4) 7-6(7-3)
(WC) M Llodra def. (7) J del Potro 6-4 6-3
(8) J Tipsarevic def. (9) J Monaco 6-3 3-6 6-3
S Querrey def. (14) M Raonic 6-3 7-6(7-1)
G Simon def. (15) K Nishikori walkover (ankle)
Doubles - Second Round
Hanley/Marray def. (1) Bryan/Bryan 6-5 6-7(2-7) 10-5 (Match TB)
(5) Bhupathi/Bopanna def. (WC) Benneteau/Mannarino 6-0 6-4
(WC) Ouanna/Renevand def. (6) Melzer/Paes 7-6(7-5) 6-4
(7) Qureshi/Rojer def. F Lopez/Zimonjic 6-4 6-7(3-7) 17-15 (Match TB)
(8) Peya/Soares def. S Gonzalez/Lipsky 6-4 3-6 10-5 (Match TB)




Round Robin - Group Serdika
(1) Caroline Wozniacki def. (7) Daniela Hantuchova 3-6 7-6(7-4) 6-4
(4) Roberta Vinci def. (5) Hsieh Su-Wei 6-1 6-2
Round Robin - Group Sredets
(2) Nadia Petrova def. (3/WC) Maria Kirilenko 3-6 7-6(7-4) 6-3


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