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Tennis Results and Schedules for September 21, 2013

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GUANGZHOU OPEN
Guangzhou, China P.R.
September 16-21, 2013
$500,000/International
Hard/Outdoors

Results – Saturday, September 21, 2013
Singles –  Final
(WC) Zhang Shuai (CHN) d. (Q) Vania King (USA) 76(1) 61

Doubles –  Final
(1) Hsieh/Peng (TPE/CHN) d. (3) King/Voskoboeva (USA/KAZ) 63 46 1210 (Match TB)

 

ATP World Tour 250
Metz, France  (+2 hours GMT)
16-22 September 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

RESULTS – SATURDAY, 21 SEPTEMBER, 2013

Singles – Semi-finals
[1] J Tsonga (FRA) d [8] F Mayer (GER) 46 62 63
[2] [WC] G Simon (FRA) d N Mahut (FRA) 63 76(2)

Doubles – Semi-finals

N Mahut (FRA) / J Tsonga (FRA) d P Hanley (AUS) / A Sa (BRA) 62 67(2) 10-4

SCHEDULE – SUNDAY, 22 SEPTEMBER, 2013

CENTRAL start 2:30 pm
[1] J Tsonga (FRA) vs [2] [WC] G Simon (FRA)
N Mahut (FRA) / J Tsonga (FRA) vs J Brunstrom (SWE) / R Klaasen (RSA)
YINZHOU BANK INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S TENNIS OPEN
Ningbo, China
September 22-27, 2013
$125,000/WTA 125K Series
Hard/Outdoors

Order Of Play – Sunday, September 22, 2013
Centre Court (from 10.00hrs)
1. Julia Glushko vs. Katarzyna Piter (Singles Q Final)
2. Zhang Yuxuan vs. Anabel Medina Garrigues
3. Bojana Jovanovski vs. Virginie Razzano

Court 7 (from 10.00hrs)
1. Vera Dushevina vs. Petra Cetkovska (Singles Q Final)
2. Johanna Larsson vs. Petra Martic
3. Shahar Peer vs. Sharon Fichman

Court 8 (from 10.00hrs)
1. Richel Hogenkamp vs. Oksana Kalashnikova (Singles Q Final)
2. Anna Schmiedlova vs. Karolina Pliskova
3. Han/Miyamura vs. Babos/Rosolska

Court 6 (from 10.00hrs)
1. Luksika Kumkhum vs. Wang Yafan (Singles Q Final)
2. Olga Govortsova vs. Vesna Dolonc

 

ATP World Tour 250
St. Petersburg, Russia  (+4 hours GMT)
16-22 September 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

RESULTS – SATURDAY, 21 SEPTEMBER 2013

Singles – Semi-finals
[6] E Gulbis (LAT) d M Przysiezny (POL) 63 63
G Garcia-Lopez (ESP) d J Sousa (POR) 61 61

Doubles – Semi-finals
D Inglot (GBR) / D Istomin (UZB) d A Karatsev (RUS) / D Tursunov (RUS) 64 57 11-9

SCHEDULE – SUNDAY, 22 SEPTEMBER 2013

CENTER COURT start 1:45 PM
[1] D Marrero (ESP) / F Verdasco (ESP) vs D Inglot (GBR) / D Istomin (UZB)

Not Before 4:00 PM
E Gulbis (LAT) vs G Garcia-Lopez (ESP)

 

KDB KOREA OPEN
Seoul, Korea
September 16-22, 2013
$500,000/International
Hard/Outdoors

Results – Saturday, September 21, 2013
Singles – Semifinals
(1) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) d. Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) 60 62
(3) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) d. Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 76(11) 76(6)

Doubles – Semifinals
Chan/Xu (TPE/CHN) d. (3) Aoyama/Moulton-Levy (JPN/USA) 75 61

Order Of Play – Sunday, September 22, 2013
Centre Court (from 12.00hrs)
1. Singles Final: Agnieszka Radwanska vs. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
2. Doubles Final: Kops-Jones/Spears vs. Chan/Xu

 

TORAY PAN PACIFIC OPEN
Tokyo, Japan
September 22-28, 2013
$2,369,000/Premier
Hard/Outdoors

Order Of Play – Sunday, September 22, 2013
Center Court (from 11.00hrs)
1. Julia Goerges vs. Sorana Cirstea
2. Elina Svitolina vs. Kurumi Nara
3. Mona Barthel vs. Venus Williams
4. Dominika Cibulkova vs. Urszula Radwanska
5. Alizé Cornet vs. Samantha Stosur

Court 1 (from 11.00hrs)
1. Belinda Bencic vs. Daria Gavrilova
2. Polona Hercog vs. Lucie Safarova
3. Svetlana Kuznetsova vs. Paula Ormaechea
4. Sloane Stephens vs. Stefanie Voegele

Court 3 (from 11.00hrs)
1. Mladenovic/Pennetta vs. Black/Mirza
2. Minella/Vesnina vs. Kudryavtseva/Rodionova
3. María-Teresa Torró-Flor vs. Klara Zakopalova
4. Kirsten Flipkens vs. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova

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Metz and St. Petersburg Results and Schedules

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Metz, France  (+2 hours GMT)
ATP World Tour 250
16-22 September 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

RESULTS – WEDNESDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER, 2013

Singles – Second Round
[1] J Tsonga (FRA) d E Roger-Vasselin (FRA) 63 64
[6] S Querrey (USA) d [WC] P Mathieu (FRA) 62 ret. (right leg)
T Kamke (GER) d [Q] M Fucsovics (HUN) 16 63 62

Singles – First Round

B Becker (GER) d [5] B Paire (FRA) 63 75
C Berlocq (ARG) d J Vesely (CZE) 63 64
[WC] A Olivetti (FRA) d [Q] M Zverev (GER) 75 76(3)
N Mahut (FRA) d L Mayer (ARG) 76(2) 64

Doubles – First Round

[2] J Knowle (AUT) / M Melo (BRA) d [WC] J Chardy (FRA) / M Gicquel (FRA) 64 63
J Brunstrom (SWE) / R Klaasen (RSA) d [3] J Murray (GBR) / J Peers (AUS) 64 76(2)
[4] A Begemann (GER) / M Emmrich (GER) d T Bednarek (POL) / O Marach (AUT) 76(3) 64
[PR] J Erlich (ISR) / A Ram (ISR) d [WC] P Herbert (FRA) / A Olivetti (FRA) 46 64 10-4  
ATP World Tour 250
St. Petersburg, Russia  (+4 hours GMT)
16-22 September 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

SCHEDULE – THURSDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER, 2013

CENTRAL start 12:00
N Mahut (FRA) vs [3] A Seppi (ITA)
L Lacko (SVK) vs [8] F Mayer (GER)
Not Before 16:00
B Becker (GER) vs [WC] A Olivetti (FRA)
Not Before 18:00
K De Schepper (FRA) vs [2] [WC] G Simon (FRA)
[4] P Kohlschreiber (GER) vs C Berlocq (ARG)

COURT 1 start 14:00

J Brunstrom (SWE) / R Klaasen (RSA) vs [PR] J Erlich (ISR) / A Ram (ISR)
N Mahut (FRA) / J Tsonga (FRA) vs [4] A Begemann (GER) / M Emmrich (GER) – After Suitable Rest
[1] R Bopanna (IND) / E Roger-Vasselin (FRA) vs N Monroe (USA) / S Stadler (GER)
P Hanley (AUS) / A Sa (BRA) vs [2] J Knowle (AUT) / M Melo (BRA)

 

ATP World Tour 250
St. Petersburg, Russia  (+4 hours GMT)
16-22 September 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

RESULTS – WEDNESDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER 2013

Singles – Second Round
G Garcia-Lopez (ESP) d [2] M Youzhny (RUS) 64 46 63
[8] D Istomin (UZB) d A Golubev (KAZ) 46 63 64

Singles – First Round

R Bautista Agut (ESP) d [3] J Tipsarevic (SRB) 76(4) 63
S Stakhovsky (UKR) d [5] F Verdasco (ESP) 63 64
[6] E Gulbis (LAT) d [WC] M Elgin (RUS) 60 61
[7] L Rosol (CZE) d R Berankis (LTU) 64 76(4)
M Przysiezny (POL) d A Ramos (ESP) 36 64 63
J Sousa (POR) d P Lorenzi (ITA) 63 64
[Q] K Kravchuk (RUS) d H Zeballos (ARG) 76(5) 63

Doubles – First Round

D Inglot (GBR) / D Istomin (UZB) d [2] M Mirnyi (BLR) / H Tecau (ROU) 64 75
[4] F Cermak (CZE) / F Polasek (SVK) d F Fognini (ITA) / P Lorenzi (ITA) 75 76(6)
S Groth (AUS) / C Guccione (AUS) d [Alt] D Marfinsky (RUS) / S Strelkov (RUS) 63 62 

SCHEDULE – THURSDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER, 2013

CENTER COURT start 1:00 pm
S Stakhovsky (UKR) vs J Sousa (POR)
[Q] K Kravchuk (RUS) vs [4] D Tursunov (RUS)
[PR] J Zopp (EST) vs [6] E Gulbis (LAT)
Not Before 7:00 PM
R Bautista Agut (ESP) vs E Donskoy (RUS)
A Karatsev (RUS) / D Tursunov (RUS) vs [3] D Bracciali (ITA) / L Dlouhy (CZE)

COURT 1 start 1:00 pm

[WC] K Khachanov (RUS) vs [7] L Rosol (CZE)
[1] F Fognini (ITA) vs M Przysiezny (POL)
Not Before 4:30 PM
[4] F Cermak (CZE) / F Polasek (SVK) vs S Groth (AUS) / C Guccione (AUS)
[1] D Marrero (ESP) / F Verdasco (ESP) vs [WC] V Baluda (RUS) / K Kravchuk (RUS) – After Suitable Rest

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Fognini Opens with win in St. Petersburg

 

ATP World Tour 250
St. Petersburg, Russia  (+4 hours GMT)
16-22 September 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

RESULTS – TUESDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER 2013

Singles – First Round
[1] F Fognini (ITA) d [Q] D Inglot (GBR) 64 64
[4] D Tursunov (RUS) d M Baghdatis (CYP) 76(3) 76(3)
[8] D Istomin (UZB) d [Q] S Groth (AUS) 64 36 75
E Donskoy (RUS) d A Mannarino (FRA) 61 64
[PR] J Zopp (EST) d D Gimeno-Traver (ESP) 61 36 63
G Garcia-Lopez (ESP) d [Q] M Biryukov (RUS) 64 61

Doubles – First Round

[1] D Marrero (ESP) / F Verdasco (ESP) d M Kowalczyk (POL) / I Zelenay (SVK) 16 63 10-5
[3] D Bracciali (ITA) / L Dlouhy (CZE) d [WC] M Elgin (RUS) / A Kudryavtsev (RUS) 61 76(5)
[WC] V Baluda (RUS) / K Kravchuk (RUS) d P Raja (IND) / D Sharan (IND) 76(6) 64
A Karatsev (RUS) / D Tursunov (RUS) d S Stakhovsky (UKR) / M Youzhny (RUS) 64 76(4)
R Berankis (LTU) / J Tipsarevic (SRB) d F Mergea (ROU) / L Rosol (CZE) 75 26 14-12 

SCHEDULE – WEDNESDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER, 2013

CENTER COURT start 1:00 pm
[WC] M Elgin (RUS) vs [6] E Gulbis (LAT)
[3] J Tipsarevic (SRB) vs R Bautista Agut (ESP)
[5] F Verdasco (ESP) vs S Stakhovsky (UKR)
Not Before 7:00 PM
G Garcia-Lopez (ESP) vs [2] M Youzhny (RUS)
D Inglot (GBR) / D Istomin (UZB) vs [2] M Mirnyi (BLR) / H Tecau (ROU)

COURT 1 start 1:00 pm

H Zeballos (ARG) vs [Q] K Kravchuk (RUS)
P Lorenzi (ITA) vs J Sousa (POR)
[8] D Istomin (UZB) vs A Golubev (KAZ)
Not Before 4:00 PM
[4] F Cermak (CZE) / F Polasek (SVK) vs F Fognini (ITA) / P Lorenzi (ITA)
P Marx (GER) / F Moser (GER) vs S Groth (AUS) / C Guccione (AUS)

COURT 2 start 1:00 pm

R Berankis (LTU) vs [7] L Rosol (CZE)
M Przysiezny (POL) vs A Ramos (ESP)

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Youzhny Moves on in St. Petersburg

 

ATP World Tour 250
St. Petersburg, Russia  (+4 hours GMT)
16-22 September 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

RESULTS – MONDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER 2013

Singles – First Round
[2] M Youzhny (RUS) d [WC] A Karatsev (RUS) 67(5) 62 62
[WC] K Khachanov (RUS) d V Hanescu (ROU) 76(4) 76(4)
A Golubev (KAZ) d J Struff (GER) 67(3) 63 61 

SCHEDULE – TUESDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER, 2013

CENTER COURT start 1:00 pm
[1] F Fognini (ITA) vs [Q] D Inglot (GBR)
[8] D Istomin (UZB) vs [Q] S Groth (AUS)
M Baghdatis (CYP) vs [4] D Tursunov (RUS)
Not Before 7:00 PM
A Mannarino (FRA) vs E Donskoy (RUS)
S Stakhovsky (UKR) / M Youzhny (RUS) vs A Karatsev (RUS) / D Tursunov (RUS)

COURT 1 start 1:00 pm
[WC] M Elgin (RUS) / A Kudryavtsev (RUS) vs [3] D Bracciali (ITA) / L Dlouhy (CZE)
[Q] M Biryukov (RUS) vs G Garcia-Lopez (ESP)
F Mergea (ROU) / L Rosol (CZE) vs R Berankis (LTU) / J Tipsarevic (SRB)
[PR] J Zopp (EST) vs D Gimeno-Traver (ESP)
[1] D Marrero (ESP) / F Verdasco (ESP) vs M Kowalczyk (POL) / I Zelenay (SVK)

COURT 2 start 2:00 pm
P Raja (IND) / D Sharan (IND) vs [WC] V Baluda (RUS) / K Kravchuk (RUS)

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Monday Schedules for Guangzhou, Metz, St. Petersburg and Seoul

 

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GUANGZHOU OPEN
Guangzhou, China P.R.
September 16-21, 2013
$500,000/International
Hard/Outdoors

Order Of Play – Monday, September 16, 2013
Centre Court (from 11.00hrs)
1. Hsieh Su-Wei vs. Paula Ormaechea
2. Zhang Shuai vs. Olga Puchkova
3. Hsieh/Peng vs. Álvarez Terán/Wong (NB 14.30hrs)

Court 2 (from 11.00hrs)
1. Vania King vs. Chanelle Scheepers
2. Karolina Pliskova vs. Johanna Larsson
3. Johansson/Larsson vs. Lepchenko/Zheng (NB 15.00hrs; after suitable rest)

Court 3 (from 11.00hrs)
1. Galina Voskoboeva vs. Petra Cetkovska
2. Nadiya Kichenok vs. Monica Puig
3. Buryachok/Pliskova vs. Kalashnikova/Peer (NB 15.00hrs; after suitable rest)

Court 4 (from 13.00hrs)
1. Dolonc/Jurak vs. Liu/Tian
2. Johanna Konta vs. Richel Hogenkamp

 

Metz, France  (+2 hours GMT)

ATP World Tour 250
16-22 September 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

SCHEDULE – MONDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER, 2013

CENTRAL start 11:00 am
Qualifying – P Herbert (FRA) vs A Zverev (GER)
Qualifying – M Gicquel (FRA) vs S Stadler (GER)
Not Before 3:30 PM
[6] S Querrey (USA) vs I Karlovic (CRO)
Not Before 8:15 PM
N Mahut (FRA) / J Tsonga (FRA) vs C Berlocq (ARG) / I Sijsling (NED)

COURT 1 start 11:00 am
Qualifying – M Berrer (GER) vs M Fucsovics (HUN)
Qualifying – M Zverev (GER) vs V Millot (FRA)
Not Before 2:00 PM
F Delbonis (ARG) / M Demoliner (BRA) vs P Hanley (AUS) / A Sa (BRA)  
St. Petersburg, Russia  (+4 hours GMT)
ATP World Tour 250
16-22 September 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

SCHEDULE – MONDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER 2013

CENTER COURT start 1:00 pm
Qualifying – A Kudryavtsev (RUS) vs D Inglot (GBR)
Qualifying – V Rudnev (RUS) vs M Biryukov (RUS)
V Hanescu (ROU) vs [WC] K Khachanov (RUS)

Not Before 7:00 PM
[WC] A Karatsev (RUS) vs [2] M Youzhny (RUS)
J Struff (GER) vs A Golubev (KAZ)

COURT 1 start 1:00 pm
Qualifying – S Groth (AUS) vs V Baluda (RUS)
Qualifying – K Kravchuk (RUS) vs A Bury (BLR) 

 

KDB KOREA OPEN
Seoul, Korea
September 16-22, 2013
$500,000/International
Hard/Outdoors

Order Of Play – Monday, September 16, 2013
Centre Court (from 12.00hrs)
1. Julia Goerges vs. Misaki Doi
2. Han Sung-Hee vs. Alexandra Dulgheru
3. Lee Ye-Ra (KOR) vs. Daria Gavrilova
4. Anabel Medina Garrigues vs. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

Court 2 (from 11.00hrs)
1. Katarzyna Piter vs. Ons Jabeur (Singles Q Final)
2. Vera Dushevina vs. Sílvia Soler-Espinosa (NB 12.00hrs)
3. Lara Arruabarrena vs. Elina Svitolina
4. Kops-Jones/Spears vs. Begu/Cadantu (NB 15.30hrs)

Court 13 (from 11.00hrs)
1. Han Xinyun vs. Arantxa Parra Santonja (Singles Q Final)
2. Virginie Razzano vs. Lourdes Domínguez Lino (NB 12.00hrs)
3. Sema/Sema vs. Lertpitaksinchai/Plipuech

Court 12 (from 11.00hrs)
1. Varatchaya Wongteanchai vs. Risa Ozaki (Singles Q Final)

Court 11 (from 11.00hrs)
1. Michaela Honcova vs. Chan Chin-Wei (Singles Q Final)

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Klizan Wins First ATP Tournament Title

 

Seven months ago, Martin Klizan was ranked at No. 121 in the world, today he’s is No. 45 and climbing. The Slovak captured his first ATP World Tour on Sunday defeating Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-2, 6-3 for the St. Petersburg Open.

The 23-year-old’s breath through win came at the recent US Open when the southpaw upset 6th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Klizan made his way to the finals by stunning top seed Mikhail Youzhny of Russia in an almost four-hour match.

“It’s always very difficult to play a tournament after Davis Cup. I’ve played many matches and it was a tough Davis Cup for us, so it was a very, very tough week this one, “Klizan said. “I was really ‘dead’ yesterday after the match, but I’ve played really solid this week and I’m very happy to win my first title. I hope I can get more points at the end of this season.

“I said last year that I would like to be Top 100 by the end of this year and I’ve already done it. Now I’ve been Top 50, Top 40, maybe I can be Top 30 at the end of the year. I hope I can be healthy and still with enough power to play until the end of the season. I’ve played many, many great weeks.”

 

RESULTS – SUNDAY, 23 SEPTEMBER, 2012

Singles – Final
[3] M Klizan (SVK) d [4] F Fognini (ITA) 62 63

Doubles – Final
[1] R Ram (USA) / N Zimonjic (SRB) d L Lacko (SVK) / I Zelenay (SVK) 62 46 10-6

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ATP – Metz and St. Petersburg Monday Results, Tuesday Schedules

ATP World Tour 250
Metz, France
17-23 September, 2012     Surface: Hard

Results for Monday, September 17, 2012

Singles – First Round
J Blake (USA) d [WC] A Olivetti (FRA) 62 76(4)


SCHEDULE – TUESDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER, 2012

CENTRE COURT start 11:00 am
I Karlovic (CRO) vs [Q] K De Schepper (FRA)
Not Before 1:00 PM
[Q] M Zverev (GER) vs [8] [WC] N Davydenko (RUS)
X Malisse (BEL) vs B Paire (FRA)
Not Before 5:00 PM
[7] G Monfils (FRA) vs O Rochus (BEL)
Not Before 6:00 PM
B Paire (FRA) / J Tsonga (FRA) vs [2] N Mahut (FRA) / E Roger-Vasselin (FRA)

COURT 1 start 11:00 am
D Bracciali (ITA) / A Seppi (ITA) vs [3] D Brown (GER) / C Kas (GER)
Not Before 12:00 Noon
E Roger-Vasselin (FRA) vs [Q] C Reix (FRA)
I Sijsling (NED) vs [Q] V Millot (FRA)
E Butorac (USA) / J Peers (AUS) vs [WC] P Herbert (FRA) / A Olivetti (FRA)
L Dlouhy (CZE) / J Kerr (AUS) vs D Brands (GER) / J Levine (USA)
X Malisse (BEL) / A Waske (GER) vs J Murray (GBR) / A Sa (BRA)

 

ATP World Tour 250
St. Petersburg, Russia 
17-23 September, 2012  

Singles – First Round
[7] G Garcia-Lopez (ESP) d [WC] E Donskoy (RUS) 26 64 63
R Ram (USA) d M Bachinger (GER) 64 64
F Cipolla (ITA) d [Q] A Vasilevski (BLR) 76(4) 76(6)


SCHEDULE – TUESDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER, 2012

CENTRE COURT start 1:00 pm
[6] Y Lu (TPE) vs R Bautista-Agut (ESP)
[5] L Lacko (SVK) vs G Zemlja (SLO)
M Elgin (RUS) / D Istomin (UZB) vs [2] C Fleming (GBR) / R Hutchins (GBR)
Not Before 7:00 PM
[1] M Youzhny (RUS) vs V Pospisil (CAN)
[WC] A Yakovlev (RUS) / A Zhurbin (RUS) vs [3] F Cermak (CZE) / M Mertinak (SVK)

COURT 1 start 1:00 pm
F Serra (FRA) vs D Gimeno-Traver (ESP)
[4] F Moser (GER) / K Skupski (GBR) vs S Bolelli (ITA) / F Fognini (ITA)
M Klizan (SVK) / F Polasek (SVK) vs P Petzschner (GER) / S Stakhovsky (UKR)
[1] R Ram (USA) / N Zimonjic (SRB) vs F Cipolla (ITA) / P Lorenzi (ITA)
Not Before 7:00 PM
J Cerretani (USA) / M Kohlmann (GER) vs P Marx (GER) / F Mergea (ROU)

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ATP – Metz and St. Petersburg Monday Schedules

ATP World Tour 250
Metz, France
17-23 September, 2012     Surface: Hard

September 17, 2012  Schedule

CENTRE COURT start 11:00 pm
Qualifying – M Berrer (GER) vs M Zverev (GER)
Qualifying – C Reix (FRA) vs M Authom (BEL)
Qualifying – D Brands (GER) vs V Millot (FRA)
Not Before 6:00 PM
Qualifying – J Ouanna (FRA) vs K De Schepper (FRA)
Not Before 8:00 PM
[WC] A Olivetti (FRA) vs J Blake (USA)
ATP World Tour 250
St. Petersburg, Russia
17-23 September, 2012
Surface: Hard

September 17, 2012  Schedule

CENTRE COURT start 5:00 pm
F Cipolla (ITA) vs [Q] A Vasilevski (BLR)
Not Before 7:00 PM
[WC] E Donskoy (RUS) vs [7] G Garcia-Lopez (ESP)
M Bachinger (GER) vs R Ram (USA)

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Cilic Takes Out Tipsarevic for St. Petersburg Title

Marin Cilic of Croatia returns to Ryan Harrison of the U.S. during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, August 29, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT TENNIS)

 

Croat Marin Cilic won his first title of 2011 by stopping Serbian Janko Tipsarevic 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 in the final of the St. Petersburg Open.

“It was a very good match at a high level, Cilic said. “I managed to push myself into a higher gear in the last set. I was close in my other finals [this year] and I think I learned a little bit from them. Today, that pushed me and in the third set, I played my best tennis of the season.”

“Marin deserved to win” said Tipsarevic. “ He was the better player today. In order to beat Marin, you need to play a certain style of game and for me it was really tough. I gave everything I had in the second set and beginning of the third set. I didn’t manage to make a break and after that, I went completely down.”

A win would have put the Serb at number 9 in the race for London and the ATP World Tour Finals. He will remain at 10.

 

Singles – Final
[4] M Cilic (CRO) d [2] J Tipsarevic (SRB) 63 36 62

Doubles – Final
[3] C Fleming (GBR) / R Hutchins (GBR) d [WC] M Elgin (RUS) / A Kudryavtsev (RUS) 63 67(5) 10-8

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ATP World Tour St. Petersburg – Saturday Results, Sunday Schedule

ATP World Tour 250
St. Petersburg, Russia  (+4 hours GMT)
24-30 October, 2011     Surface: Indoor Hard

Results – Saturday, October 29, 2011

Singles – Semi-finals
[2] J Tipsarevic (SRB) d [7] A Bogomolov Jr. (USA) 62 61
[4] M Cilic (CRO) d [5] M Youzhny (RUS) 63 64

Doubles – Semi-finals
[WC] M Elgin (RUS) / A Kudryavtsev (RUS) d M Kohlmann (GER) / A Waske (GER) 67(2) 75 11-9

Schedule – Sunday, October 30, 2011


CENTRE COURT start 1:45 pm

[3] C Fleming (GBR) / R Hutchins (GBR) vs [WC] M Elgin (RUS) / A Kudryavtsev (RUS)

Not Before 4:00 PM
[4] M Cilic (CRO) vs [2] J Tipsarevic (SRB)   

 

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