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.
May 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Madrid Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Tuesday 11-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) beat Bojana Jovanovski (Serbia) 6-4 6-2 5-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat Varvara Lepchenko (U.S.) 2-6 6-2 6-1 10-Sara Errani (Italy) beat Francesca Schiavone (Italy) 6-3 6-1 Samantha Stosur (Australia) beat Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) 7-5 3-6 6-1 8-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat Christina Mchale (U.S.) 6-1 4-6 6-4 16-Sloane Stephens (U.S.) beat Petra Cetkovska (Czech Republic) 6-4 2-6 6-3 2-Li Na (China) beat Zheng Jie (China) 6-2 6-3 Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) beat Magdalena Rybarikova (Slovakia) 6-1 6-2
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