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AO Day Five: Everybody Else

Posted by gauloises1 on January 23, 2010

So … what else happened? Fernando Gonzalez survived a five-set battle with Evgeny Korolev, probably because his adversary was wearing pyjamas.

Jelena Jankovic was, disappointingly, hustled out in the third round by Alona Bondarenko (the blonder one with less game). To do her credit, she played very, very well, although I feel like her dress gives me diabetes just looking at it.

Alona will meet Zheng Jie in the next round, who upset Marion Bartoli 57 63 60. Which is a scoreline you sort of have to love a little bit.

Maria Kirilenko continues to back up her first-set upset of Maria Sharapova, defeating Roberta Vinci 75 76(4) despite a heavily strapped thigh.

Joining her in the fourth round will be fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova, who looked sleepy and out of sorts against an inspired Angelique Kerber but prevailed 64 in the third, pausing only to make some hilarious facial expressions along the way.

Ivo Karlovic prevailed over Ivan Ljubicic in four sets and will face Rafael Nadal, who coped with Philipp Kohlschreiber bidding for another Slam upset of a big name. Rafa’s game didn’t look great, but it was hardly a disastrous performance against a tough opponent who was playing really well.

So there.

Men’s Results

Singles – Third Round
[2] R Nadal (ESP) d [27] P Kohlschreiber (GER) 64 62 26 75
[4] J del Potro (ARG) d F Mayer (GER) 63 06 64 75
[5] A Murray (GBR) d F Serra (FRA) 75 61 64
[7] A Roddick (USA) d F Lopez (ESP) 67(4) 64 64 76(3)
[11] F Gonzalez (CHI) d E Korolev (KAZ) 67(5) 63 16 63 64
[33] J Isner (USA) d [12] G Monfils (FRA) 61 46 76(4) 76(5)
[14] M Cilic (CRO) d [19] S Wawrinka (SUI) 46 64 63 63
I Karlovic (CRO) d [24] I Ljubicic (CRO) 63 36 63 76(7)

Doubles – Second Round
[1] B Bryan (USA) / M Bryan (USA) d R de Voest (RSA) / S Lipsky (USA) 67(4) 64 64
[2] D Nestor (CAN) / N Zimonjic (SRB) d A Montanes (ESP) / M Vassallo Arguello (ARG) 63 63
[5] L Kubot (POL) / O Marach (AUT) d I Kunitsyn (RUS) / D Sela (ISR) 63 62
E Butorac (USA) / R Ram (USA) d [7] M Fyrstenberg (POL) / M Matkowski (POL) 62 36 76(2)
J Brunstrom (SWE) / J Rojer(AHO) d [8] M Granollers (ESP) / T Robredo (ESP) 63 67(5) 64
[11] S Aspelin (SWE) / P Hanley (AUS) d P Amritraj (IND) / S Devvarman (IND) 61 63
S Bolelli (ITA) / A Seppi (ITA) d [14] M Damm (CZE) / F Polasek (SVK) 76(5) 63
[17] J Melzer (AUT) / P Petzschner (GER) d F Fognini (ITA) / P Starace (ITA) 63 62
P Marx (GER) / I Zelenay(SVK) d R Junaid (AUS) / P Luczak (AUS) 76(5) 64

Women’s Results

Singles – Third Round
(2) Dinara Safina (RUS) d. Elena Baltacha (GBR) 61 62
(3) Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) d. (Q) Angelique Kerber (GER) 36 75 64
(31) Alona Bondarenko (UKR) d. (8) Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 62 63
Zheng Jie (CHN) d. (11) Marion Bartoli (FRA) 57 63 60
(19) Nadia Petrova (RUS) d. (15) Kim Clijsters (BEL) 60 61
(WC) Justine Henin (BEL) d. (27) Alisa Kleybanova (RUS) 36 64 62
Maria Kirilenko (RUS) d. Roberta Vinci (ITA) 75 76(4)
(Q) Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) d. Sara Errani (ITA) 61 67(4) 63

Doubles – Second Round
(1) Black/Huber (ZIM/USA) d. Gullickson/Uhlirova (USA/CZE) 62 62
(2) Williams/Williams (USA/USA) d. Olaru/Savchuk (ROU/UKR) 61 62
(3) Llagostera Vives/Martínez Sánchez (ESP/ESP) d. Peer/Voskoboeva (ISR/KAZ) 76(5) 64
(4) Hsieh/Peng (TPE/CHN) d. Jans/Rosolska (POL/POL) 63 62
(6) Raymond/Stubbs (USA/AUS) d. Coin/Pelletier (FRA/CAN) 62 75
(7) Kleybanova/Schiavone (RUS/ITA) d. Czink/Grandin (HUN/RSA) 75 64
(10) Mirza/Ruano Pascual (IND/ESP) d. Bacsinszky/Garbin (SUI/ITA) 76(3) 63
(WC) Peers/Robson (AUS/GBR) d. (12) Chuang/Peschke (TPE/CZE) 63 64
(13) Dulko/Pennetta (ARG/ITA) d. Borwell/Kops-Jones (GBR/USA) 75 62
Hlavackova/Hradecka (CZE/CZE) d. (16) Benesova/Zahlavova Strycova (CZE/CZE) 76(2) 62

Doubles – First Round
(11) Kudryavtseva/Makarova (RUS/RUS) d. Dellacqua/Erakovic (AUS/NZL) 26 62 61

One Response to “AO Day Five: Everybody Else”

  1. irefusetotellyou said

    Heh. Pyjamas. Heh.

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