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.
Sept 11 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Quebec City Challenge Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday 2-Kristina Mladenovic (France) beat Melanie Oudin (U.S.) 7-6(5) 5-7 6-2 7-Lauren Davis (U.S.) beat Camila Giorgi (Italy) 6-7(5) 6-3 6-2 4-Bethanie Mattek-Sands (U.S.) beat Stephanie Dubois (Canada) 6-3 6-4 Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (Croatia) beat Sharon Fichman (Canada) 6-4 6-0 Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (Czech Republic) beat Eleni Daniilidou (Greece) 6-3 7-5 3-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) beat Anna Tatishvili (Georgia) 6-3 6-2 Julie Coin (France) beat Michelle Larcher de Brito (Portugal) 7-6(5) 7-5 Polona Hercog (Slovenia) beat 1-Kirsten Flipkens (Belgium) 6-3 6-1 Sesil Karatantcheva (Kazakhstan) beat Amra Sadikovic (Switzerland) 6-3 6-4
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