Tennis-Federer plans January return in Australia
NEW YORK, Aug 24 Roger Federer, who is sidelined for the rest of the year, said on Wednesday he plans to return to competition in Australia in January at the Hopman Cup and the Australian Open.
April 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Family Circle Cup Women's Singles matches on Tuesday Round 2 6-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) beat Alla Kudryavtseva (Russia) 6-2 6-0 Teliana Pereira (Brazil) beat 8-Sorana Cirstea (Romania) 3-6 6-3 7-6(0) 7-Samantha Stosur (Australia) beat Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan) 6-3 5-7 6-1 Round 1 Marina Erakovic (New Zealand) beat Nadia Petrova (Russia) 4-6 6-3 6-4 Peng Shuai (China) beat Caroline Garcia (France) 6-2 6-3 14-Andrea Petkovic (Germany) beat Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine) 6-7(2) 6-4 6-1 Lourdes Dominguez Lino (Spain) beat Anabel Medina Garrigues (Spain) 6-3 6-2 11-Venus Williams (U.S.) beat Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (Czech Republic) 6-3 0-6 7-5 13-Elena Vesnina (Russia) beat Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (Slovakia) 6-2 6-1 Vania King (U.S.) beat Julia Glushko (Israel) 4-6 7-5 6-3 16-Zhang Shuai (China) beat Hsieh Su-Wei (Taiwan) 3-6 7-6(5) 7-6(0) 12-Daniela Hantuchova (Slovakia) beat Shelby Rogers (U.S.) 7-5 7-5
NEW YORK, Aug 24 Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe, who met 22 times during their celebrated tennis rivalry, will break their 11-11 head-to-head tie when they captain the Europe and World teams in the inaugural Laver Cup next September.
Aug 24 (Gracenote) - Results from the Winston-Salem Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Tuesday 4-Steve Johnson (U.S.) beat Lukas Rosol (Czech Republic) 6-3 6-2 Jiri Vesely (Czech Republic) beat 5-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 7-6(5) 6-4 2-Roberto Bautista (Spain) beat Aljaz Bedene (Britain) 4-6 6-3 6-3 Bjorn Fratangelo (U.S.) beat 11-Paolo Lorenzi (Italy) 4-6 6-2 6-3 Diego Schwartzman (Argentina) beat 7-Gilles Simon (France) 7-6(2) 6-1 16-Pablo Ca