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.
Aug 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Cincinnati Open Women's Singles matches on Tuesday Round 2 5-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat Madison Keys (U.S.) 6-1 3-6 6-3 Round 1 Sloane Stephens (U.S.) beat Andrea Petkovic (Germany) 6-3 6-3 Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) beat Camila Giorgi (Italy) 6-4 6-7(4) 6-3 Sabine Lisicki (Germany) beat Roberta Vinci (Italy) 6-3 2-6 6-2 Annika Beck (Germany) beat Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) 6-3 2-6 6-3 14-Sara Errani (Italy) beat Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium) 7-5 3-6 7-6(2) Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (Czech Republic) beat Mona Barthel (Germany) 7-5 6-0 16-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) beat Venus Williams (U.S.) 6-7(2) 6-3 6-4 Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) beat Daniela Hantuchova (Slovakia) 6-2 6-2 Zarina Diyas (Kazakhstan) beat Irina Begu (Romania) 7-6(4) 7-6(5) 15-Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) beat Tsvetana Pironkova (Bulgaria) 6-3 1-6 6-2 Christina Mchale (U.S.) beat Nicole Gibbs (U.S.) 4-6 6-3 6-1 Kurumi Nara (Japan) beat Romina Oprandi (Switzerland) 6-0 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.