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Posted by gauloises1 on March 12, 2011
That’s the bad news. The good news is that it’s televised from tonight. Thank god.
The women’s matches were the more interesting last night, as the top seeds were in action for the first time. Almost all cruised through, including Clijsters, Zvonareva and defending champion Jankovic. The highest-profile casualty was Petra Kvitova, who is seemingly intent on proving that she is simply not to be trusted week in or week out; she lost in three sets to Barbora Zahlalova Strycova, thus easing Ivanovic’s draw a little. Andrea Petkovic managed a very tricky opponent in Lucie Safarova, but Jarmila Groth, the 29th seed, lost to Sara Errani and 30th seed Tsvetana Pironkova went down to a dare-we-say-she’s-slightly-resurgent Alize Cornet.
No major names in action on the men’s side yet but plenty of interest. Delightful to see Julien Benneteau getting a straightforward 64 64 win over Feliciano Lopez, and the unseeded Davydenko surviving a potentially tricky encounter with Fognini. Wildcard Bernard Tomic rather battled to a victory over Bopanna, and fellow young gun Milos Raonic- remember him? – is back and beating Marsel Ilhan like it’s going out of style.
Disappointing losses however for Lleyton Hewitt, roundly defeated by Yen-Hsun Lu, and Kei Nishikori, edged in three by Igor Andreev. Never mind boys.
Meanwhile, in a development that is in no way related to next summer’s Olympics, half the men’s field have also been playing doubles and there were wins for Federer (with Wawrinka), Nadal (with Marc Lopez), Melzner, Quisner, Djokovic (with Troicki) and the Murray brothers. And a good time was had by all, I’m sure.
Singles – First Round
[WC] J Blake (USA) d [Q] C Guccione (AUS) 36 63 62
R Mello (BRA) d R Ramirez Hidalgo (ESP) 64 63
P Cuevas (URU) d P Andujar (ESP) 75 63
J Benneteau (FRA) d F Lopez (ESP) 64 64
[WC] B Tomic (AUS) d [Q] R Bopanna (IND) 67(5) 76(1) 64
S Giraldo (COL) d D Gimeno-Traver (ESP) 64 67(5) 63
Y Lu (TPE) d L Hewitt (AUS) 62 63
A Golubev (KAZ) d F Mayer (GER) 62 61
L Kubot (POL) d M Kukushkin (KAZ) 76(8) 64
B Becker (GER) d T de Bakker (NED) 62 75
F Serra (FRA) d T Gabashvili (RUS) 64 67(1) 76(4)
N Davydenko (RUS) d F Fognini (ITA) 57 62 64
[WC] M Raonic (CAN) d M Ilhan (TUR) 62 76(4)
[WC] R Harrison (USA) d J Chardy (FRA) 67(5) 76(2) 63
P Petzschner (GER) d D Brown (GER) 64 75
I Andreev (RUS) d K Nishikori (JPN) 64 67(2) 64
Doubles – First Round
R Federer (SUI) / S Wawrinka (SUI) d  M Mirnyi (BLR) / D Nestor (CAN) 61 62
M Lopez (ESP) / R Nadal (ESP) d  M Fyrstenberg (POL) / M Matkowski (POL) 76(5) 76(2)
 J Melzer (AUT) / P Petzschner (GER) d N Almagro (ESP) / D Ferrer (ESP) 36 61 12-10
J Isner (USA) / S Querrey (USA) d  M Llodra (FRA) / N Zimonjic (SRB) 36 63 10-8
A Dolgopolov (UKR) / X Malisse (BEL) d T Berdych (CZE) / J Tipsarevic (SRB) 46 64 10-8
A Murray (GBR) / J Murray (GBR) d M Melo (BRA) / B Soares (BRA) 75 36 10-6
N Djokovic (SRB) / V Troicki (SRB) d J Chela (ARG) / J Monaco (ARG) 63 75
J Benneteau (FRA) / R Gasquet (FRA) d K Anderson (RSA) / P Kohlschreiber (GER) 64 76(4)
Singles – Second Round
(2) Kim Clijsters (BEL) d. Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) 62 60
(3) Vera Zvonareva (RUS) d. Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 63 76(4)
(5) Francesca Schiavone (ITA) d. Zuzana Ondraskova (CZE) 62 60
(6) Jelena Jankovic (SRB) d. (WC) Coco Vandeweghe (USA) 62 61
(10) Shahar Peer (ISR) d. Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) 46 76(5) 63
Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) d. (12) Petra Kvitova (CZE) 36 62 75
(14) Kaia Kanepi (EST) d. Gisela Dulko (ARG) 36 62 62
(15) Marion Bartoli (FRA) d. (Q) Monica Niculescu (ROU) 26 63 62
(17) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) d. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 62 75
(19) Ana Ivanovic (SRB) d. Kimiko Date-Krumm (JPN) 64 62
(21) Andrea Petkovic (GER) d. Lucie Safarova (CZE) 76(8) 75
(23) Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) d. Melanie Oudin (USA) 64 63
(25) Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) d. (WC) Sania Mirza (IND) 63 63
Sara Errani (ITA) d. (29) Jarmila Groth (AUS) 75 46 62
(Q) Alizé Cornet (FRA) d. (30) Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) 75 36 62
(32) Julia Goerges (GER) d. Sybille Bammer (AUT) 61 63
Doubles – First Round
Jans/Rosolska (POL/POL) d. (2) Peschke/Srebotnik (CZE/SLO) 16 62 105
(3) Huber/Petrova (USA/RUS) d. Hercog/Hsieh (SLO/TPE) 60 62
(6) Azarenka/Kirilenko (BLR/RUS) d. Llagostera Vives/Parra Santonja (ESP/ESP) 57 63 119
(7) Benesova/Zahlavova Strycova (CZE/CZE) d. Martínez Sánchez/Medina Garrigues (ESP/ESP) 76(4) 67(3) 105
Chuang/Dulgheru (TPE/ROU) d. (WC) Hampton/Oudin (USA/USA) 63 46 106
Stadium 1 (from 11.00hrs)
1. Dinara Safina vs. Daniela Hantuchova
2. ATP: del Potro vs. Ljubicic
3. Caroline Wozniacki vs. Sloane Stephens
4. ATP: Nadal vs. de Voest
5. Anabel Medina Garrigues vs. Maria Sharapova (NB 19.00hrs)
6. ATP: Soderling vs. Berrer (NB 20.30hrs)
Stadium 2 (from 11.00hrs)
1. ATP: Verdasco vs. Berankis
2. Samantha Stosur vs. Laura Pous-Tio
3. ATP: Young vs. Murray (NB 14.00hrs)
4. ATP: Tipsarevic vs. Querrey
5. ATP: Malisse vs. Tsonga
6. Svetlana Kuznetsova vs. Christina McHale
Stadium 3 (from 11.00hrs)
1. ATP: Baghdatis vs. Devvarman
2. ATP: Karlovic vs. Ferrer
3. Ekaterina Makarova vs. Victoria Azarenka
4. Peng Shuai vs. Li Na
5. ATP: Sweeting vs. Monaco
6. ATP: Bryan/Bryan vs. F.López/Raonic
Court 7 (from 11.00hrs)
1. Elena Baltacha vs. Flavia Pennetta
2. Alexandra Dulgheru vs. Lucie Hradecka
3. Dulko/Pennetta vs. Jankovic/Pavlyuchenkova
4. Kops-Jones/Spears vs. Mattek-Sands/Shaughnessy
5. ATP: Bellucci/Harrison vs. Cilic/Karlovic
Court 8 (from 11.00hrs)
1. ATP: Robredo vs. Zverev
2. Grandin/Uhlirova vs. King/Shvedova
3. ATP: Simon vs. Schuettler
4. ATP: Almagro vs. Russell
Court 4 (from 11.00hrs)
1. Klara Zakopalova vs. Urszula Radwanska
2. Agnieszka Radwanska vs. Iveta Benesova
3. Anna Chakvetadze vs. Maria Kirilenko
4. Sofia Arvidsson vs. Nadia Petrova
Court 6 (from 11.00hrs)
1. ATP: Nieminen vs. Montañes
2. Simona Halep vs. María José Martínez Sánchez
3. ATP: Smyczek vs. Kohlschreiber
4. ATP: García López/Montañes vs. Kubot/Marach
Court 5 (from 11.00hrs)
1. Aravane Rezai vs. Zhang Shuai
2. Alisa Kleybanova vs. Agnes Szavay
3. ATP: Dolgopolov vs. Hanescu
4. ATP: Bopanna/Qureshi vs. Butorac/Rojer
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Posted by gauloises1 on February 7, 2011
Italy 4 – Australia 1
Jarmila Groth d. Francesca Schiavone, 67(4) 63 63
Flavia Pennetta d. Samantha Stosur, 76(5) 67(5) 64
Francesca Schiavone d. Samantha Stosur, 76(1) 36 75
Flavia Pennetta d. Jarmila Groth, 63 62
Sara Errani / Roberta Vinci d. Anastasia Rodionova / Rennae Stubbs, 26 76(1) 64
Woe for the home side in Hobart as Italy, once again, are just Too Good. Do you really think they’ll lose at all this year? After Jarka Groth’s surprise win over Francesca Schiavone in the first rubber, it was all downhill from there; Sam Stosur’s career writ large as she allowed winnable matches over first Pennetta and then Schiavone to slip away in a series of poor tiebreaks and timidity at crucial moments.
As for the Italians, Pennetta kept the tie rolling and was the backbone of the team, while Schiavone – visibly still suffering the after-effects of her Australian Open run – came up with some inspired play to see off Stosur in the crucial third rubber.
Warriors. Then Rennae Stubbs bade farewell to Fed Cup. There were tears and a plastic kangaroo.
See you in the commentary box.
Russia 3 – France 2
Alize Cornet d. Svetlana Kuznetsova, 36 63 64
Virginie Razzano d. Maria Sharapova, 63 64
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova d. Alize Cornet, 36 63 62
Svetlana Kuznetsova d. Virginie Razzano, 64 64
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova / Svetlana Kuznetsova d. Julie Coin / Alize Cornet, 76(4) 60
Oh, Alize Cornet. What a rollercoaster you are. After slumping horrifically following some agonizing Fed Cup losses, you finally win your first ever live rubber – against Kuznetsova, no less – and go a set up against Pavlyuchenkova, on the brink of victory for your country. Then …
Pavlyuchenkova, subbed in for a possibly-injured, definitely-quite-useless Maria Sharapova, comes back and wins the match, letting Kuznetsova tie it up over Razzano. And then to add insult to insult, they pair up to win the tie in the doubles against … Alize Cornet.
Conclusion: never count on Alize Cornet, Pavs kicks Fed Cup ass, Sharapova’s still on the rocks, and Sveta is god.
Slovak Republic 2 – Czech Republic 3
Quite the performance from team dead-eyed lefty weapons of mass destruction, as I like to think of them. Between them, Safarova and Kvitova demolished Dominika Cibulkova and Daniela Hantuchova (twice) to take an unassailable 3-0 lead with more than a touch of WHAM! SPLAT! KABLAMMO! about it – and I mean that as the highest of compliments. Both were brilliant, so we can forgive them for letting the dead rubbers slide. Slovakia were simply outgunned.
Also, their kits are dead pretty.
Belgium 4 – USA 1
Yanina Wickmayer d. Bethanie Mattek-Sands, 61 76(6)
Kim Clijsters d. Melanie Oudin, 60 64
Kim Clijsters d. Bethanie Mattek-Sands, 67(10) 62 61
Yanina Wickmayer d. Melanie Oudin, 62 60
Liezel Huber / Vania King d. Kirsten Flipkens / An-Sophie Mestach, 63 75
We don’t really need to go into it, do we?
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Posted by gauloises1 on July 22, 2010
All they did was slowly collapse like a flan in a cupboard, as many important historians have said. Although they did indirectly lead to two of my favourite things: Embers by Sandor Marai, and now the best set of player party photos since Linz (not that one).
I mean, it’s pretty hard for tournaments these days to really stand out, especially if they aren’t a big name like Indian Wells, or don’t have any striking local indigenous fauna. So frankly, all credit to the people at Bad Gastein for taking the little-used approach of hearkening back to their history as a fashionable spa resort in the nineteenth century. (Thanks, Wikipedia!)
Alize. Sweet as a little pie.
Probably should have taken off the wristbands though.
For a good few minutes, I was trying to understand why I didn’t remember Sorana playing this tournament. Sorry, Julia Goerges.
There are a few unfortunate tan lines going on here.
Petkorazzi practices her royal wave.
Not another evening among the ton listening to the latest on-dits, Patricia Mayr seems to say.
It’s not that I don’t like Timea Bacsinszky. It’s just that whatever you dress her in, she always looks like she’s just been dragged out of a crack den. By her hair. Through a hedge.
I’m not going to lie, I don’t know if this is a player or a random bit of muslin, but I really want that dress.
And saving the best until last …
Khader Nouni. Officer. Gentleman. Possible doorman.
God among men.
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Posted by gauloises1 on April 26, 2010
A little shout-out to some of the performers of the weekend.
How about Fed Cup debutante and recent Australian Anastasia Rodionova, who came back from a bagel to defeat Alona Bondarenko and take the legs out from under the Ukraine team?
Or little Bojana Jovanovski, who beat Magdalena Rybarikova to keep the tie alive?
Sam didn’t face the highest quality of opponents, but gets the nod for delivering two singles points for her team under pressure.
Daniela Hantuchova beat Jovanovski, notched up another victory over JJ in the singles, then teamed up with Magdalena Rybarikova to clich the tie in the doubles. Good girl.
And my lovely Wicky, after being effectively demoted for the comebackers, turned out to be the heroine. She did what Henin and Clijsters between them couldn’t and took two singles points, clinching the tie for Belgium.
Poor Andrea Petkovic. She played so well against Parmentier and then upset Rezai for Germany’s second point, only for a woeful performance with Barrois in the doubles to lose the tie and leave her in tears.
It would be remiss of me, however, not to recognise the fact that Coin and Cornet put in a fantastic performance when it counted.
It would also be remiss of me not to call attention to the hotness of Nicolas Escude.
Consider it done.
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Posted by gauloises1 on February 11, 2010
The FFT held its ‘Farewell to Amelie’ ceremony tonight at the Paris tournament. I didn’t see it, and I’m a little glad. It might have killed me.
Warning: feelings to follow. And pictures, obviously.
One last time in the spotlight.
I have no way of knowing, but I bet Elena handled this beautifully. She’s classy that way. Speaks amazing French, too.
Franny’s speech, on the other hand, I would have loved to have heard for very different reasons.
I hope Alize caught some win from this hug.
Is it too late to say ‘don’t go?’
DON’T GO, MOMO.
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Posted by gauloises1 on February 7, 2010
Early rounds of Fed Cup are just such a feast. I saw so much great tennis today.
Ukraine 1 – Italy 1
The Bondarenko girls, carrying the fate of the Ukraine on their shoulders, met with mixed fortunes today. Alona – a.k.a the Blondarenko – demolished a discombobulated Schiavone, 61 64, before Flavia Pennetta steadied the ship and took out the browner-enko in straights, evening up the tie heading into Sunday.
Czech Republic 1 – Germany 1
The intermittently-brilliant Anna-Lena Groenefeld demolished the fairly-invariably-awful Lucie Safarova, 62 62, before Petra Kvitova evened it up against Andrea Petkovic. Kvitova and Petkovic have had a couple of big wins each over the last year or so, but Kvitova was much the steadier against an inconsistent Petkovic. Good tie to keep an eye on tomorrow, I think.
Has a great twitter.
Has a great kit.
Serbia 1 – Russia 1
Woe for the hosts after a decidedly sub-par Ivanovic went down pretty tamely to a B-grade Kuznetsova, 61 64. Luckily for the home nation, foxy JJ in her red dress was up next; after getting in her own way for a set and a bit, she came within a point of going 1-5 down in the second before suddenly finding her feet and reeling off eleven straight games against a staggering Kleybanova to take the match 46 64 60 and leave the tie intriguingly poised (as Robbie and Jason would say).
France 0 – USA 2
Who here misses Alize Cornet? I mean the 2008 Alize Cornet, when emotional intensity was actually coupled to some sort of, you know, game. Now she’s like some psychological cloud of shrapnel, where her opponent’s best chance of beating her is to let her get ahead and then watch her implode, or failing that just turn up. Meaning no disrespect to Bethanie Mattek-Sands, who beat her in straight sets and hockey socks too.
Melanie Oudin gave the US a 2-0 lead by beating Pauline Parmentier, who is inexplicably La Belle France‘s no. 2 player. They’re almost as good as us at eating their own young. Almost.
In World Group II action … Estonia and the Slovak Republic are both 2-0 up over Argentina and China respectively. Poland are 1-1 with Belgium heading in to the Agnieszka Radwanska-Yanina Wickmayer rubber, which I for one am eagerly anticipating. And Australia are 1-1 with Spain after events which I feel can be best demonstrated by the following photos of Casey Dellacqua.
And a good time was had by all.
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Posted by gauloises1 on January 19, 2010
A tip of the hat to those who came close to rocking the boat … First up, Alize Cornet, who bagelled Francesca Schiavone before losing the second set 57 and being bagelled herself in the third.
Alicia Molik came very close to being this year’s Jelena Dokic, leading Julie Coin 63 41 before capitulating 62 in the third.
Fernando Verdasco dropped the first set to inspired fellow lefty Carsten Ball. I actually saw some of this and Ball was playing some great tennis. What, you thought I was going to make a pun? Would I?
Ballsed it up.
Samantha Stosur lived dangerously against Xinyun Han, dropping the second set before taking the third and the match, 62. What do you expect if you put the poor girl on Rod Laver?
But the “THIS close” award of the day has to go to Igor Andreev, who played (by all accounts) brilliantly to take a set off Federer, was a break up in the third and shipped three set points before losing in four.
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Posted by gauloises1 on January 12, 2010
So, I’ve been a little bit out of the loop since Sunday. What’s been going on?
David Nalbandian pulled out with an abominal injury that may keep him out of the Australian Open.
Leaving many of us feeling like this.
But hey, Pico’s back! As is Nose Job.
Possibly having had another nose job.
Alicia Molik keeps on keeping on, beating Sania Mirza; Carla Suarez Navarro next.
Zheng Jie beat Peng Shuai.
Jelena Dokic beat a Tim.
And Alize Cornet continues determinedly divesting herself of what remains of her points.
So did Caro.
So did Svetlana.
But hey, Dominika Cibulkova’s back!
So is Victoria Azarenka. In the really … Victoria Azarenka sense. She’s struggled through two three-setters so far, one against Sabine Lisicki and one against, um, Kimiko Date Krumm.
Hey, remember her? She won a match! In straight sets, too.
So did she. It may or may not be on.
The men have been boring. Have a photo of Baggy anyway.
This concludes your round-up.
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Posted by gauloises1 on October 14, 2009
Bless Austria. This is probably the best set of player party photos I’ve seen all year.
I love her. Did she lose yet?
How Flavia makes this get-up drip sex is a mystery.
I think I saw this in Eurovision this year.
Ioana and Ouanna should totally get together. Then they’d really wanna.
Even in this innocent outfit, Bacsinszky still looks fresh from the crack den.
I want to fix the neckline of her dress so badly it’s killing me.
The always-adorable Sorana Cirstea.
Probably the most normal thing Rezai has ever worn.
Think there’s any chance Lucie knows what that brown substance is?
Crazy Dani Koellerer with Miss Austria 2009. Of course.
A dancing hobbit, for some reason.
And a good time was had by all.
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Posted by gauloises1 on October 4, 2009
OK, probably not. But Alize won a match! Admittedly I’m not sure whether to attribute it more to progress on her part or the persistent inconsistency of Sam Stosur. Still, good result for Alize. Wozniak next. You can take her, Cornet!
In fact, it was a fairly action-packed day in Beijing. Flavia Pennetta, the aforementioned Wozniak, and Alona Bondarenko all notched up wins in main draw action, and in qualifying, Kateryna Bondarenko, Shahar Peer, Melinda Czink, Yaroslava Shvedova, Urszula Radwanska and Alla Kudryavtsyeva all nabbed places in the main draw. Oh, and Pavs won – hooray! – setting up a rematch with Venus, after Venus prevailed over Vera Dushevina. Only after making life extremely difficult for herself in the second set though.
Singles – First Round
(3) Venus Williams (USA) d. Vera Dushevina (RUS) 62 76(1)
(10) Flavia Pennetta (ITA) d. (WC) Han Xinyun (CHN) 76(2) 62
Alizé Cornet (FRA) d. (15) Samantha Stosur (AUS) 64 46 63
Aleksandra Wozniak (CAN) d. Aravane Rezai (FRA) 46 61 76(5)
Alona Bondarenko (UKR) d. Agnes Szavay (HUN) 63 60
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) d. Sybille Bammer (AUT) 75 61
Doubles – First Round
Yan/Zheng (CHN/CHN) d. Czink/U.Radwanska (HUN/POL) 76(0) 62
Kudryavtseva/Makarova (RUS/RUS) d. (WC) Sun/Sun (CHN/CHN) 62 76(4)
Grandin/Kops-Jones (RSA/USA) d. Benesova/Voskoboeva (CZE/KAZ) 26 64 102
(WC) Kuznetsova/Safina (RUS/RUS) d. Craybas/Glatch (USA/USA) 60 60
Singles Qualifying – Final Round
(1) Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR) d. Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) 63 62
(2) Shahar Peer (ISR) d. (12) Vania King (USA) 26 60 64
(3) Melinda Czink (HUN) d. (13) Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) 61 63
(5) Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) d. (WC) Sun Shengnan (CHN) 63 62
(7) Urszula Radwanska (POL) d. Tatiana Poutchek (BLR) 61 36 60
(9) Olga Govortsova (BLR) d. Alexa Glatch (USA) 64 63
(14) Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) d. Nuria Llagostera Vives (ESP) 61 60
(WC) Ji Chun-Mei (CHN) d. Angela Haynes (USA) 26 75 62
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