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.
March 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Family Circle Cup Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday Grace Min (U.S.) beat Michelle Larcher de Brito (Portugal) 6-3 1-6 6-3 Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) beat Jarmila Gajdosova (Australia) 6-1 5-7 7-6(5) Jana Cepelova (Slovakia) beat Melanie Oudin (U.S.) 7-6(2) 6-2 Alla Kudryavtseva (Russia) beat Christina Mchale (U.S.) 6-3 7-5 Kiki Bertens (Netherlands) beat Paula Ormaechea (Argentina) 7-5 3-6 6-3 Ajla Tomljanovic (Croatia) beat Stefanie Voegele (Switzerland) 6-7(4) 6-1 7-5 Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) beat 10-Maria Kirilenko (Russia) 6-1 7-5 Petra Cetkovska (Czech Republic) beat Varvara Lepchenko (U.S.) 6-1 2-6 6-0 15-Madison Keys (U.S.) beat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (Croatia) 7-6(0) 7-6(3) Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan) beat Zheng Saisai (China) 6-2 3-6 7-5 Virginie Razzano (France) beat Julia Goerges (Germany) 6-0 5-7 6-2 9-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) beat Johanna Larsson (Sweden) 6-2 6-3 Chanelle Scheepers (South Africa) beat Alison Riske (U.S.) 4-6 6-2 6-3 Teliana Pereira (Brazil) beat Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (Austria) 6-1 7-6(5) Lauren Davis (U.S.) beat Dinah Pfizenmaier (Germany) 6-1 6-4
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.