Tennis-Federer to face Berdych early for first time in nine years
MELBOURNE, Jan 20 The last time Roger Federer met Tomas Berdych before the fourth round of a tournament, the Czech was 22 years old and the pair were at the Beijing Olympics.
Sept 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the China Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Saturday Tamira Paszek (Austria) beat Olga Govortsova (Belarus) 7-5 0-6 7-6(6) 4-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat Daniela Hantuchova (Slovakia) 6-2 6-3 Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan) beat 12-Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia) 6-4 4-1 (Cibulkova retired) 11-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) beat Christina Mchale (U.S.) 6-3 6-2 Varvara Lepchenko (U.S.) beat Tsvetana Pironkova (Bulgaria) 7-5 6-4 Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) beat Timea Bacsinszky (Switzerland) 6-4 6-1 Hsieh Su-Wei (Taiwan) beat Zheng Saisai (China) 6-2 6-3 Romina Oprandi (Switzerland) beat Urszula Radwanska (Poland) 7-5 6-2 Zhang Shuai (China) beat Wang Qiang (China) 6-3 6-2
* To meet compatriot Gibbs in third round (Recasts with details, quotes)
MELBOURNE, Jan 19 Novak Djokovic's bid for a record seventh Australian Open title came to a stunning end on Thursday when the Serbian packed his bags and headed home in the wake of a second-round upset at the hands of world number 117 Denis Istomin.