Tennis-Noah named France Fed Cup captain
PARIS, Dec 7 France Davis Cup skipper Yannick Noah has been named the country's Fed Cup captain as well, the French tennis federation said on Wednesday.
Aug 31 Order of play on the stadium courts at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, New York, on Sunday (prefix denotes seeding):
Arthur Ashe Stadium (not before 1700 GMT/1 p.m. ET) 3-Andy Murray (Britain) v Florian Mayer (Germany) 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) v 15-Sloane Stephens (U.S.)
(2300 GMT/ 7 p.m. ET) 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) v Joao Sousa (Portugal) 5-Li Na (China) v 9-Jelena Jankovic (Serbia)
Louis Armstrong Stadium (1500 GMT/ 11 a.m. ET) 9-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) v Marcos Baghdatis (Cyprus) 8-Angelique Kerber (Germany) v 18-Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) 12-Tommy Haas (Germany) v 21-Mikhail Youzhny (Russia) 3-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) v 24-Ekaterina Makarova (Russia)
(Compiled by Julian Linden; Editing by Gene Cherry)
LONDON, Dec 7 MotoGP claimed a motorsport first on Wednesday by announcing a multi-year partnership with a company that monitors betting patterns for signs of fraud.
BELGRADE, Dec 7 Novak Djokovic lost his momentum in the second half of last season and was toppled as the world number one by Andy Murray because his work-rate dropped, the Serbian's former coach Boris Becker said on Wednesday.