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.
Jan 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Shenzhen Open Women's Singles matches on Tuesday Round 2 Annika Beck (Germany) beat 4-Hsieh Su-Wei (Taiwan) 6-3 6-0 6-Peng Shuai (China) beat Ayumi Morita (Japan) 6-1 6-1 Monica Niculescu (Romania) beat 7-Laura Robson (Britain) 6-2 6-3 8-Bojana Jovanovski (Serbia) beat Duan Yingying (China) 6-3 6-1 5-Klara Zakopalova (Czech Republic) beat Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 6-4 6-3 Round 1 1-Li Na (China) beat Mandy Minella (Luxembourg) 6-4 6-0 Zhou Yimiao (China) beat Jessica Pegula (U.S.) 6-4 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.