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 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Indian Wells Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Wednesday Casey Dellacqua (Australia) beat Christina Mchale (U.S.) 7-6(4) 6-4 Varvara Lepchenko (U.S.) beat Alison Van Uytvanck (Belgium) 6-2 6-2 Sharon Fichman (Canada) beat Shahar Peer (Israel) 4-6 6-3 6-4 Kurumi Nara (Japan) beat Allie Kiick (U.S.) 6-4 6-0 Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan) beat Chanelle Scheepers (South Africa) 4-6 6-4 6-3 Kristina Mladenovic (France) beat Zhang Shuai (China) 6-2 6-1 Madison Keys (U.S.) beat Tsvetana Pironkova (Bulgaria) 6-2 6-1 Heather Watson (Britain) beat Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) 7-5 6-4 Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium) beat Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (Slovakia) 3-6 6-2 6-4 Lauren Davis (U.S.) beat Chan Yung-Jan (Taiwan) 6-4 6-3 Bojana Jovanovski (Serbia) beat Alison Riske (U.S.) 3-6 6-3 6-3 Annika Beck (Germany) beat Stefanie Voegele (Switzerland) 6-2 2-6 7-5 Yvonne Meusburger (Austria) beat Iveta Melzer (Czech Republic) 6-4 6-2 Peng Shuai (China) beat Vera Zvonareva (Russia) 4-6 6-0 7-5 Silvia Soler Espinosa (Spain) beat Nadia Petrova (Russia) 1-1 (Petrova retired) Shelby Rogers (U.S.) beat Petra Cetkovska (Czech Republic) 6-0 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.