2014/04/19

Haas Stops Haase for Vienna Title

Haas Winner-001

By Florian Heer

 

(October 20, 2013) VIENNA, Austria – Sunday’s final at the Erste Bank Open featured the first meeting between unseeded Robin Haase and the tournament’s number two Tommy Haas. It was the third time since 1974 that a German and a Dutchman reached the final in Vienna. In 1991 Jan Siemerink, who is the only other player from the Netherlands to reach the final here, lost to Michael Stich and five years later to Boris Becker.

 

Haase upset third-seeded Fabio Fognini on Friday and toppled top favorite and 2011 champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the semis. Haas has appeared in the final here for the third time after victories over Miloslav Mecir, Radek Stepanek and Lukas Rosol in Saturday’s semis.

 

Haas had a nervous start in the final, hit a lot of unforced errors and consequently lost his service in the third game. The 35-year-old German showed first signs of frustration at an early stage of the match. This, however, seemed to help him, as he was able to gain the break back. Moreover, Haas broke serve in the sixth game to close the set out in the ninth after 35 minutes. It seemed that the second-seed had finally found his rhythm. Haas also began to win the longer rallies and broke the Dutchman’s service in the first game of the second set. Just when everyone thought, the encounter could only see one winner, Haase fought back. He took the German’s service in the second as well as in the tenth game and therewith he won the second set.

 

Haase drew first blood in the final set by breaking serve in the sixth game but wasn’t able to confirm it. The German veteran showed all of his experience and was able to gain the decisive break in the ninth game and finally served the match out in the following beating the Dutch 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in two hours and six minutes. After winning in 2001, Haas took his second title in Vienna, the fifteenth in his career. “Important this week was to win the big points, that’s what counts in the end,” Haas said afterwards. “It’s a nice feeling to win close matches like that today. I also enjoy playing in Vienna. There aren’t that many indoor events, which I chose to play during the year and so this title is something special for me,” the German added.

 

Haas hangs in the Emirates ATP World Tour Race to London adding 250 points from the Austrian capital. “Of course it would be nice to participate at the O2 but I know that I have to play really well for that during the next tournaments in Valencia and Paris,” the German said.

 

In the doubles final the unseeded pair of Florian Mergea and Lukas Rosol took their first team title on the ATP World Tour beating the third-seeded combination of Julian Knowle and Daniel Nestor 7-5, 6-4 in 70 minutes.

 

On Sunday morning the tournament director of the Erste Bank Open in Vienna, Herwig Straka, looked back on a successful week. “The event didn’t start well when Jürgen Melzer was forced to withdraw due to an injury,” Straka said. “However, thanks to Dominic Thiem we made a great turnaround. About 47, 000 spectators attended the event this week, which represents an increase of 10% compared to last year. This is a positive signal for the future,” he added. “I think that we had a good mixture in the draw with players like Hewitt, Tsonga, Haas and the Austrians. The investment paid off,” Straka was satisfied. “We have the vision to become part of the ATP 500-series. With the help from our tournament’s ambassador, Thomas Muster, we stay in touch with players like Federer or Murray and hope to welcome one of the top-players in the future here in Vienna,” the tournament director told about the plans for the future. “We also consider changing the surface in the next year to Greenset, on which is played in Basel, Valencia and Paris,” Straka concluded.

Florian Heer travels the tennis tour with a focus on ATP Challenger events and the ITF Future Circuit. He’s was Vienna covering the ATP 250 event, the Erste Bank Open as media. His special interest is in Spanish tennis and you can follow his twitter account @armadadetenis.

 

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In Vienna it will be a Haas-Haase Final as Top Seed Tsonga is Upset

 

(October 19, 2013) VIENNA, Austria -The semifinals on Saturday at the Erste Bank Open featured the top two seeds of the tournament. Both are former champions in Vienna and are still in the race to qualify for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London.

 

In the first match of the day, second seeded Tommy Haas took on the tournament’s eighth seed, in the person of Lukas Rosol, for the first time on the ATP Tour. The 35-year-old German is currently twelfth in the ATP Race standings and is attempting to qualify for the first time in his career. However, Saturday’s encounter started in a frustrating way for Haas. Rosol capitalized on his first break point in the fourth game, served big with 81% first services and also hit a couple of baseline winners with his huge forehand. Consequently the Czech closed the first set out in the ninth game.

 

In the middle of the second frame, Rosol began to hit some unforced errors. This was the moment, Haas had been waiting for. The German gained his first break point opportunity after 43 minutes in the sixth game but wasn’t able to convert. Nonetheless, Haas got another chance on set point in the tenth game. This time, the German veteran was wide awake and took the second frame.

 

There was only one break point opportunity in the final set, which was saved by Rosol in the ninth game. As a consequence, the match went into the tie-break and Haas appeared to be the more consistent player in the end. At 6-0, Rosol destroyed his racket, received a second warning from umpire Cedric Mourier and therewith a point penalty. This meant the end of the match. Haas advanced into his 28th career final on the ATP World Tour winning 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 after one hour and 46 minutes. “For moments like these today, I’m still on the court. It’s a fantastic feeling to play in front this great crowd,” Haas said right after the match. “Lukas played very well today. He had good length in his shots and so it was difficult for me to find the right timing. Playing against him in this form is one of the most difficult tasks on the Tour,” the second-seeded admitted his opponent’s performance today. “It was important for me that I played a solid tie-break to finally win the match,” Haas was relieved.

 

In the second semifinal top-seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga met Robin Haase for the second time. The Frenchman won their only previous encounter at the ATP Masters 1000 in Madrid earlier this year. The Dutchman had to save set points in the tenth game and broke his opponent’s service in the following. After 47 minutes Haase served an even first set out. Tsonga, who played with a big tape on his right thigh, seemed to have problems with his movement and wasn’t quick on his feed as usual. The French lost his service in the seventh game and Haase confirmed the break but wasn’t able to serve the set out in the following. Eventually in the tie-break, the 26-year-old Dutchman fought the top-seed down winning 7-5, 7-6 after 93 minutes. “I came here to win, I gave my best but it wasn’t enough today,” Tsonga said afterwards without looking for any excuses. “I will have some rest the next week and then I’m going to prepare for the Masters in Paris,” the French told about his plans. Haase, who upset third-seeded Fabio Fognini in the round before was understandably happy by reaching his second final of the season. “I feel good here, I like the tournament and I can relax in my free time. I think when you feel good, you have the possibility to play better,” the Dutchman explained his success on Austrian soil. “It’s a final and anything can happen. For sure I need to play my best tennis to even get a chance against Tommy tomorrow. He is a great player. His style of playing tennis is not that what I like most, so I think I will go into the final as the underdog. Nevertheless I’m happy that I already got that deep into the tournament,” Haase said.

 

The tournament’s local hero in person of Dominic Thiem was still in the doubles draw. Together with his partner Maximilian Neuchrist, the Austrian tandem faced Lukas Rosol and Florin Mergea for a spot in tomorrow’s final. Thiem’s fairytale in Vienna has come to an end, though. The Czech-Romanian combination was the dominant team throughout the match and advanced into the final winning 6-4, 6-4 in 61 minutes.

 

Their opponents tomorrow will be the third-seeded team of Julian Knowle and Daniel Nestor who defeated Jaroslav Levinsky and Mate Pavic in straight sets 6-3, 6-2 after only 50 minutes.

 

Florian Heer travels the tennis tour with a focus on ATP Challenger events and the ITF Future Circuit. He’s in Vienna covering the ATP 250 event, the Erste Bank Open as media. His special interest is in Spanish tennis and you can follow his twitter account @armadadetenis.

 

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Friday in Vienna

Centre Court-001

By Florian Heer

 

(October 18, 2013) VIENNA, Austria – It is the 39th edition of an ATP World Tour event in Vienna this year and tennis has a big tradition in the capital of Austria. The event takes place in the Stadthalle of Vienna, with a capacity of more than 8.000 seats, one of the biggest sports arenas in Europe. The stadium also celebrates its 55th anniversary this year and with Lleyton Hewitt the twentieth “World No. 1player” took part here this week.

 

Quarterfinals Friday at the Erste Bank Open began on Centre Court with the first meeting on the ATP World Tour between eighth-seeded Czech Lukas Rosol and Belgian qualifier Ruben Bemelmans. They met once before on the ITF Futures Tour in Germany four years ago when the Czech won in three sets. By reaching the quarterfinals both players have already achieved their best result in Vienna. Both served ten aces throughout the match in which Rosol had the better ending winning the encounter 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 in eighty minutes.

 

Next on court was the second meeting between Fabio Fognini and Robin Haase. The Italian has had a great season so far, already recorded his 40th match win this season on Thursday and took two titles on the ATP World Tour winning in Stuttgart and Hamburg. However, it is the Dutchman who won the only previous meeting in straight sets at the ATP Masters 1000 in Monte Carlo last year. Haase also seems to be a force on Austrian soil winning both of his only two ATP career titles in the mountains in Kitzbühel. The first set was dominated by the service games with no break points until the eleventh game in which Haase gained his first chance to break serve. The third-seeded Italian however saved it, held his service game and consequently the tie-break had to decide. Fognini eventually took an even decider winning the first set after forty minutes. In the following frame, things changed quickly and it was the Dutch, who capitalized on his first break point to gain an early 2-0 lead and finally took the set in only twenty minutes by 6-1. The match went the distance and it was Haase again, who gained the early advantage breaking Fognini’s service in the third game. Through a double fault by the Italian in the seventh game, Haase gained a second break winning the encounter 7-6, 1-6, 6-1 after 84 minutes. “The key to success today seemed to be the fact that I was totally focused on my game and I didn’t distract myself from the often unconventional style Fognini was playing in the final set,” the Dutchman explained after the match and advanced into his fourth semi-final of the season.

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In the third quarterfinal of the day Radek Stepanek took on Tommy Haas. It was the seventh meeting of the two veterans, where the series was tied 3-3 before the encounter. On Thursday the 35-year-old German defeated qualifier Miloslav Mecir in straight sets to reach the stage of the last eight for the third consecutive year. In today’s match, Haas broke the attacking Czech’s service in the twelfth game through a nice passing shot but couldn’t serve out in the following. In the tie-break with a couple of hawk-eye-decisions and great rallies, Haas had the better ending winning 12-10 after 63 minutes. The second-seeded German gained the decisive break in the fifth game of the second set and served the match out in the ninth game winning 7-6, 6-3 in one hour and 44 minutes to face Lukas Rosol in the semis. “Lukas is an attacking opponent, playing very aggressively with a huge serve,” Haas said about his next task. “If he (Rosol) feels good, he will be a very dangerous player – and it seems to be that he does as he reached the semis here – so I expect a hard match tomorrow,” the German stated. Haas also mentioned that he is not worried about the future in men’s tennis as he thinks that the game of many of the youngsters like Dimitrov, Tomic or even Thiem is very attractive to watch.

 

It was the local wild card Dominic Thiem, who was last on Centre Court facing top-seed and 2011 champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Of course this was the match most people in Vienna were waiting for. The 20-year-old has reached his second career quarterfinal on the ATP World Tour after being one of the last eight in Kitzbühel earlier this year. In September Thiem reached his first ATP Challenger final in Como, three weeks later he took his first title in Kenitra and today he faced the world number eight in front of about 7.700 spectators on Centre Court. It was an even affair until the ninth game of the first set when the French broke Thiem’s service and took the frame in the following. The atmosphere was great as the Austrian crowd backed their player as much as they could but Tsonga seemed to remain on the winning track. Although the world number 149 had a couple of break point chances throughout the match, so far in the decisive moments, Tsonga’s service has worked perfectly; until the eighth game of the second set when the Austrian was able to capitalize on his eighth break point. Thiem stayed cool and served out in the following to equal sets after 78 minutes. The Austrian youngster also kept calm in the tenth game of the final set when he had to save match point and he took the encounter to the distance. Tsonga needed all of his experience and some unforced errors by Thiem in the tie-break to finally seal victory after two hours and fourteen minutes winning 6-4, 3-6, 7-6. Therewith the French extended his match record in Vienna to 6-0 and remains unbeaten. “Dominic played well today. He didn’t have anything to lose, so it’s always difficult to face a player like him,” Tsonga commented the Austrian’s performance. “My baseline game was really poor today but I served well. I’m still a top-ten player, I played many matches like this and that’s what I think made the difference in the end,” the French reflected on his own game.

 

Thiem on the other hand was understandably disappointed. “It was a match on highest level and it was also very exhausting. Nonetheless I really enjoyed playing here today in front of the almost fully packed arena. It was like Davis Cup atmosphere. Unfortunately in the end it didn’t work out for me but he served big and I will take today’s positive things into my next matches,” the Austrian said after the match.

 

The day ended well for Dominic Thiem when he advanced into the doubles semifinals together with his partner Maximilian Neuchrist, beating fourth-seeded team of Jamie Murray and John Peers 6-3, 6-4.

Florian Heer travels the tennis tour with a focus on ATP Challenger events and the ITF Future Circuit. He’s in Vienna covering the Erste Bank Open as media. His special interest is in Spanish tennis and you can follow his twitter account @armadadetenis.

 

 
RESULTS – FRIDAY, 18 OCTOBER, 2013

Singles – Quarter-finals
[1] J Tsonga (FRA) d [WC] D Thiem (AUT) 64 36 76(3)
[2] T Haas (GER) d [5] R Stepanek (CZE) 76(10) 63
R Haase (NED) d [3] F Fognini (ITA) 67(4) 61 61
[8] L Rosol (CZE) d [Q] R Bemelmans (BEL) 63 16 63

Doubles – Quarter-finals
F Mergea (ROU) / L Rosol (CZE) d [1] A Peya (AUT) / B Soares (BRA) 75 36 10-8
[WC] M Neuchrist (AUT) / D Thiem (AUT) d [4] J Murray (GBR) / J Peers (AUS) 63 64

SCHEDULE – SATURDAY, 19 OCTOBER, 2013

CENTRE COURT start 2:00 pm
[8] L Rosol (CZE) vs [2] T Haas (GER)

Not Before 3:00 pm
[1] J Tsonga (FRA) vs R Haase (NED)
F Mergea (ROU) / L Rosol (CZE) vs [WC] M Neuchrist (AUT) / D Thiem (AUT)
[3] J Knowle (AUT) / D Nestor (CAN) vs [PR] J Levinsky (CZE) / M Pavic (CRO)

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Tennis Results and Schedules for Luxembourg, Moscow, Stockholm and Vienna

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BGL BNP PARIBAS LUXEMBOURG OPEN
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
October 14-20, 2013
$235,000/International
Hard/Indoors

Results – Thursday, October 17, 2013
Singles – Second Round
(1) Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) d. Monica Niculescu (ROU) 63 62
(2) Sloane Stephens (USA) d. Yvonne Meusburger (AUT) 75 64
(3) Sabine Lisicki (GER) d. (Q) Tereza Smitkova (CZE) 64 60
Karin Knapp (ITA) d. Andrea Petkovic (GER) 75 75
Stefanie Voegele (SUI) d. Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 61 36 63

Doubles – Quarterfinals
(1) Petrova/Srebotnik (RUS/SLO) d. Dabrowski/Watson (CAN/GBR) 61 64
Vogt/Wickmayer (LIE/BEL) d. Dekmeijere/McHale (LAT/USA) 76(2) 46 103 (Match TB)

Doubles – First Round
(2) Mladenovic/Piter (FRA/POL) d. Foretz Gacon/Hrdinova (FRA/CZE) 64 62

Order Of Play – Friday, October 18, 2013
Central (from 13.00hrs)
1. Annika Beck vs. Katarzyna Piter
2. Stefanie Voegele vs. Sloane Stephens
3. Caroline Wozniacki vs. Bojana Jovanovski (NB 18.00hrs)
4. Sabine Lisicki vs. Karin Knapp

Court 1 (from 14.00hrs)
1. Petrova/Srebotnik vs. Barrois/Thorpe
2. Hercog/Raymond vs. Mladenovic/Piter (NB 15.30hrs; after suitable rest)

 

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KREMLIN CUP BY BANK OF MOSCOW
Moscow, Russia
October 14-20, 2013
Hard/Indoors

Results – Thursday, October 17, 2013
WTA Singles – Second Round
(4) Ana Ivanovic (SRB) d. Klara Zakopalova (CZE) 63 61
(5) Simona Halep (ROU) d. Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 62 ret. (respiratory illness)
(7) Samantha Stosur (AUS) d. Alizé Cornet (FRA) 64 61
Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) d. (Q) Vesna Dolonc (SRB) 36 64 64

WTA Doubles – Quarterfinals
Husarova/Zakopalova (SVK/CZE) d. (1) Hantuchova/Vesnina (SVK/RUS) 75 ret. (Hantuchova: foot injury)
(2) Kudryavtseva/Rodionova (RUS/AUS) d. Pavlyuchenkova/Shvedova (RUS/KAZ) 63 75
Kuznetsova/Stosur (RUS/AUS) d. (3) Dushevina/Parra Santonja (RUS/ESP) 63 62

ATP Singles – Second Round
[1] R Gasquet (FRA) d E Donskoy (RUS) 63 36 61
[Q] M Kukushkin (KAZ) d [4] A Dolgopolov (UKR) 64 64
I Karlovic (CRO) d [5] D Istomin (UZB) 63 67(10) 76(6) – saved 1 M.P.
[WC] T Gabashvili (RUS) d D Sela (ISR) 61 67(7) 61

ATP Doubles – Quarter-finals

K Skupski (GBR) / N Skupski (GBR) d [1] M Mirnyi (BLR) / H Tecau (ROU) 76(7) 61
[WC] V Baluda (RUS) / K Kravchuk (RUS) d [4] M Mertinak (SVK) / A Sa (BRA) 61 46 10-6
M Elgin (RUS) / D Istomin (UZB) d A Bogomolov Jr. (RUS) / D Sela (ISR) 75 62
R Junaid (AUS) / P Marx (GER) d I Karlovic (CRO) / F Moser (GER) 75 64


SCHEDULE – FRIDAY, 18 OCTOBER, 2013

CENTRE COURT start 1:00 pm
[7] S Stosur (AUS) vs [4] A Ivanovic (SRB) – WTA
[8] S Kuznetsova (RUS) vs [2] R Vinci (ITA) – WTA
Not Before 4:30 pm
[WC] K Khachanov (RUS) vs I Karlovic (CRO) – ATP
Not Before 6:30 pm
A Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) vs D Hantuchova (SVK) – WTA
Not Before 8:00 pm
[1] R Gasquet (FRA) vs [WC] T Gabashvili (RUS) – ATP

COURT 1 start 1:00 pm
E Roger-Vasselin (FRA) vs [2] A Seppi (ITA) – ATP
[Q] A Golubev (KAZ) vs [Q] M Kukushkin (KAZ) – ATP
[5] S Halep (ROU) vs [WC] A Kleybanova (RUS) – WTA
K Skupski (GBR) / N Skupski (GBR) vs [WC] V Baluda (RUS) / K Kravchuk (RUS) – ATP

COURT 2 start 2:00 pm
I Olaru (ROU) / O Savchuk (UKR) vs [4] L Huber (USA) / A Rosolska (POL) – WTA
M Elgin (RUS) / D Istomin (UZB) vs R Junaid (AUS) / P Marx (GER) – ATP

 

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Stockholm

RESULTS – THURSDAY, 17 OCTOBER 2013

Singles – Second Round
[1] D Ferrer (ESP) d J Sock (USA) 46 63 61
[2] [WC] M Raonic (CAN) d [Q] J Johansson (SWE) 62 76(3)
K De Schepper (FRA) d [4] K Anderson (RSA) 76(5) 46 63
[5] E Gulbis (LAT) d I Sijsling (NED) 63 76(3)
[7] G Dimitrov (BUL) d J Struff (GER) 61 63
F Verdasco (ESP) d J Nieminen (FIN) 62 36 63

Doubles – Quarter-finals

[1] A Qureshi (PAK) / J Rojer (NED) d J Brunstrom (SWE) / J Nieminen (FIN) 63 64
[3] D Marrero (ESP) / F Verdasco (ESP) d G Kretschmer (GER) / A Satschko (GER) 63 76(1)
[4] S Gonzalez (MEX) / S Lipsky (USA) d E Butorac (USA) / R Klaasen (RSA) 57 64 10-6

SCHEDULE – FRIDAY, 18 OCTOBER, 2013

CENTRE COURT start 12:00 noon
[3] J Janowicz (POL) vs [5] E Gulbis (LAT)
Not Before 2:00 pm
[1] D Ferrer (ESP) vs F Verdasco (ESP)
[WC] J Bjorkman (SWE) / R Lindstedt (SWE) vs E Gulbis (LAT) / D Tursunov (RUS)
Not Before 6:30 pm
[6] [WC] B Paire (FRA) vs [2] [WC] M Raonic (CAN)
Not Before 8:00 pm
[7] G Dimitrov (BUL) vs K De Schepper (FRA)

COURT 1 not before 3:00 pm

[1] A Qureshi (PAK) / J Rojer (NED) vs [3] D Marrero (ESP) / F Verdasco (ESP)

 

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Vienna

RESULTS – THURSDAY, 17 OCTOBER, 2013

Singles – Second Round
[1] J Tsonga (FRA) d D Brands (GER) 75 16 63
[2] T Haas (GER) d [Q] M Mecir (SVK) 75 76(8)
[3] F Fognini (ITA) d L Kubot (POL) 75 62
[Q] R Bemelmans (BEL) d [4] P Kohlschreiber (GER) 46 61 76(0)
R Haase (NED) d [7] V Pospisil (CAN) 76(3) 67(5) 62
[WC] D Thiem (AUT) d [LL] J Pospisil (CZE) 61 61

Doubles – Quarterfinals
[PR] J Levinsky (CZE) / M Pavic (CRO) d [2] M Fyrstenberg (POL) / M Matkowski (POL) 64 67(2) 10-6
[3] J Knowle (AUT) / D Nestor (CAN) d R Haase (NED) / J Huta Galung (NED) 63 63

Doubles – First Round
[1] A Peya (AUT) / B Soares (BRA) d L Dlouhy (CZE) / P Hanley (AUS) 62 63

SCHEDULE – FRIDAY, 18 OCTOBER, 2013

CENTRE COURT start 12:45 PM
[8] L Rosol (CZE) vs [Q] R Bemelmans (BEL)
[3] F Fognini (ITA) vs R Haase (NED)
[5] R Stepanek (CZE) vs [2] T Haas (GER)
Not Before 6:00 pm
[1] J Tsonga (FRA) vs [WC] D Thiem (AUT)
[4] J Murray (GBR) / J Peers (AUS) vs [WC] M Neuchrist (AUT) / D Thiem (AUT) – After Suitable Rest

COURT B not before 4:00 pm

[1] A Peya (AUT) / B Soares (BRA) vs F Mergea (ROU) / L Rosol (CZE) – Possible Court Change

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Tennis Results and Schedules for Luxembourg, Moscow, Stockholm and Vienna

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BGL BNP PARIBAS LUXEMBOURG OPEN
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
October 14-20, 2013
$235,000/International
Hard/Indoors

Results – Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Singles – Second Round
Annika Beck (GER) d. (5) Lucie Safarova (CZE) 62 46 64
(8) Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) d. Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) 61 64
(Q) Katarzyna Piter (POL) d. Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 36 61 64

Singles – First Round
Andrea Petkovic (GER) d. (7) Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 26 75 61
(Q) Tereza Smitkova (CZE) d. Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 75 61

Doubles – Quarterfinals
Barrois/Thorpe (GER/FRA) d. Bogdan/Torró-Flor (ROU/ESP) 64 63

Doubles – First Round
(1) Petrova/Srebotnik (RUS/SLO) d. Daniilidou/Krunic (GRE/SRB) 63 63
Dabrowski/Watson (CAN/GBR) d. Slater/South (GBR/GBR) 64 75
Dekmeijere/McHale (LAT/USA) d. (WC) Minella/Voegele (LUX/SUI) 26 63 104 (Match TB)
Hercog/Raymond (SLO/USA) d. Hsieh/Hsieh (TPE/TPE) 62 67(5) 107 (Match TB)

Order Of Play – Thursday, October 17, 2013
Central (from 13.00hrs)
1. Yvonne Meusburger vs. Sloane Stephens
2. Karin Knapp vs. Andrea Petkovic
3. Sabine Lisicki vs. Tereza Smitkova (NB 18.00hrs)
4. Caroline Wozniacki vs. Monica Niculescu (NB 20.00hrs)

Court 1 (from 13.00hrs)
1. Stefanie Voegele vs. Karolina Pliskova
2. Foretz Gacon/Hrdinova vs. Mladenovic/Piter
3. Dekmeijere/McHale vs. Vogt/Wickmayer (NB 15.30hrs)
4. Petrova/Srebotnik vs. Dabrowski/Watson

 

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KREMLIN CUP BY BANK OF MOSCOW
Moscow, Russia
October 14-20, 2013
$795,707/Premier
Hard/Indoors

Results – Wednesday, October 16, 2013
WTA Singles – Second Round
(2) Roberta Vinci (ITA) d. Elena Vesnina (RUS) 26 61 64
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) d. (3) Maria Kirilenko (RUS) 63 63
(WC) Alisa Kleybanova (RUS) d. (6) Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 76(2) 64
(8) Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) d. (Q) Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) 62 75

WTA Singles – First Round
(7) Samantha Stosur (AUS) d. Kaia Kanepi (EST) 63 61

WTA Doubles – First Round
(3) Dushevina/Parra Santonja (RUS/ESP) d. Garcia/Moulton-Levy (FRA/USA) 63 60
(4) Huber/Rosolska (USA/POL) d. Buryachok/Kalashnikova (UKR/GEO) 62 76(5)
Pavlyuchenkova/Shvedova (RUS/KAZ) d. Kleybanova/Voskoboeva (RUS/KAZ) 76(1) 64

ATP Singles – Second Round
[2] A Seppi (ITA) d P Lorenzi (ITA) 63 62
[WC] K Khachanov (RUS) d [3] J Tipsarevic (SRB) 64 64
[Q] A Golubev (KAZ) d [6] H Zeballos (ARG) 63 64
E Roger-Vasselin (FRA) d S Stakhovsky (UKR) 75 75

ATP Singles – First Round
[5] D Istomin (UZB) d [WC] A Kuznetsov (RUS) 60 26 61
[WC] T Gabashvili (RUS) d [8] A Mannarino (FRA) 36 64 64
I Karlovic (CRO) d D Kudla (USA) 62 63

ATP Doubles – First Round
[WC] V Baluda (RUS) / K Kravchuk (RUS) d [WC] A Karatsev (RUS) / A Kuznetsov (RUS) 75 61
A Bogomolov Jr. (RUS) / D Sela (ISR) d P Raja (IND) / D Sharan (IND) 64 36 10-5

SCHEDULE – THURSDAY, 17 OCTOBER 2013

CENTRE COURT start 1:00 pm
[7] S Stosur  (AUS) vs A Cornet  (FRA)  – WTA
Not Before 2:30 pm
D Sela  (ISR) vs [WC] T Gabashvili  (RUS)  – ATP
Not Before 4:30 pm
K Zakopalova  (CZE) vs [4] A Ivanovic  (SRB)  – WTA
Not Before 6:30 pm
[1] R Gasquet  (FRA) vs E Donskoy  (RUS)  – ATP
Not Before 8:00 pm
[5] S Halep  (ROU) vs M Rybarikova  (SVK)  – WTA

COURT 1 start 1:00 pm

I Karlovic  (CRO) vs [5] D Istomin  (UZB)  – ATP
[Q] M Kukushkin  (KAZ) vs [4] A Dolgopolov  (UKR)  – ATP
D Hantuchova  (SVK) vs [Q] V Dolonc  (SRB)  – WTA
A Bogomolov Jr. (RUS) / D Sela (ISR) vs M Elgin (RUS) / D Istomin (UZB)  – ATP
[1] D Hantuchova (SVK) / E Vesnina (RUS) vs J Husarova (SVK) / K Zakopalova (CZE)  – WTA

COURT 2 start 1:00 pm

[1] M Mirnyi (BLR) / H Tecau (ROU) vs K Skupski (GBR) / N Skupski (GBR)  – ATP
[4] M Mertinak (SVK) / A Sa (BRA) vs [WC] V Baluda (RUS) / K Kravchuk (RUS)  – ATP
[3] V Dushevina (RUS) / A Parra Santonja (ESP) vs S Kuznetsova (RUS) / S Stosur (AUS)  – WTA
A Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) / Y Shvedova (KAZ) or [PR] A Kleybanova (RUS) / G Voskoboeva (KAZ) vs [2] A Kudryavtseva (RUS) / A Rodionova (AUS)  – WTA

COURT 3 not before 4:00 pm

I Karlovic (CRO) / F Moser (GER) vs R Junaid (AUS) / P Marx (GER)  – ATP – After Suitable Rest

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Stockholm

RESULTS – WEDNESDAY, 16 OCTOBER 2013

Singles – Second Round
[3] J Janowicz (POL) d G Garcia-Lopez (ESP) 62 61
[6] [WC] B Paire (FRA) d P Carreno Busta (ESP) 64 64

Singles – First Round

F Verdasco (ESP) d [8] I Dodig (CRO) 67(2) 61 64
J Nieminen (FIN) d B Becker (GER) 63 36 76(3)
K De Schepper (FRA) d [WC] M Eriksson (SWE) 64 57 75

Doubles – First Round

[3] D Marrero (ESP) / F Verdasco (ESP) d J Chardy (FRA) / G Dimitrov (BUL) 16 62 10-3
[4] S Gonzalez (MEX) / S Lipsky (USA) d N Monroe (USA) / S Stadler (GER) 75 26 10-7
[WC] J Bjorkman (SWE) / R Lindstedt (SWE) d [WC] I Arvidsson (SWE) / A Siljestrom (SWE) 63 57 10-3
E Gulbis (LAT) / D Tursunov (RUS) d [Alt] P Rosenholm (SWE) / M Sekulic (SWE) 61 76(3)

SCHEDULE – THURSDAY, 17 OCTOBER, 2013

CENTRE COURT start 12:00 noon
I Sijsling (NED) vs [5] E Gulbis (LAT)
J Nieminen (FIN) vs F Verdasco (ESP)
[7] G Dimitrov (BUL) vs J Struff (GER)
Not Before 6:30 pm
[1] D Ferrer (ESP) vs J Sock (USA)
Not Before 8:00 pm
[Q] J Johansson (SWE) vs [2] [WC] M Raonic (CAN)

COURT 1 start 12:00 noon
E Butorac (USA) / R Klaasen (RSA) vs [4] S Gonzalez (MEX) / S Lipsky (USA)
K De Schepper (FRA) vs [4] K Anderson (RSA)
Not Before 3:00 pm
[1] A Qureshi (PAK) / J Rojer (NED) vs J Brunstrom (SWE) / J Nieminen (FIN) – TBA, After Suitable Rest
[3] D Marrero (ESP) / F Verdasco (ESP) vs G Kretschmer (GER) / A Satschko (GER)

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Vienna

RESULTS – WEDNESDAY, 16 OCTOBER, 2013

Singles – Second Round
[5] R Stepanek (CZE) d L Lacko (SVK) 76(4) 57 76(5)
[8] L Rosol (CZE) d [Q] M Basic (BIH) 63 75

Siongles – First Round
*[LL] J Pospisil (CZE) d [6] G Monfils (FRA) 76(0) 75
L Kubot (POL) d F Mayer (GER) 76(1) 64

Doubles – First Round
[3] J Knowle (AUT) / D Nestor (CAN) d [WC] A Haider-Maurer (AUT) / G Melzer (AUT) 63 62
[4] J Murray (GBR) / J Peers (AUS) d D Gimeno-Traver (ESP) / J Hajek (CZE) 60 46 10-6
[WC] M Neuchrist (AUT) / D Thiem (AUT) d D Brands (GER) / P Kohlschreiber (GER) 62 64
R Haase (NED) / J Huta Galung (NED) d C Kas (GER) / O Marach (AUT) 57 64 10-5
[PR] J Levinsky (CZE) / M Pavic (CRO) d L Lacko (SVK) / M Russell (USA) 61 62

*[LL] J Pospisil (CZE) replaced M Matosevic (AUS) – right shoulder

SCHEDULE – THURSDAY, 17 OCTOBER, 2013

CENTRE COURT start 1:00 pm
[3] F Fognini (ITA) vs L Kubot (POL)
Not Before 3:00 pm
[Q] M Mecir (SVK) vs [2] T Haas (GER)
Not Before 4:00 pm
[1] J Tsonga (FRA) vs D Brands (GER)
Not Before 6:30 pm
[WC] D Thiem (AUT) vs [LL] J Pospisil (CZE)
[1] A Peya (AUT) / B Soares (BRA) vs L Dlouhy (CZE) / P Hanley (AUS)

COURT B start 1:00 pm
R Haase (NED) vs [7] V Pospisil (CAN)
Not Before 2:30 pm
[Q] R Bemelmans (BEL) vs [4] P Kohlschreiber (GER)
R Haase (NED) / J Huta Galung (NED) vs [3] J Knowle (AUT) / D Nestor (CAN)
[PR] J Levinsky (CZE) / M Pavic (CRO) vs [2] M Fyrstenberg (POL) / M Matkowski (POL)

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BGL BNP PARIBAS LUXEMBOURG OPEN
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
October 14-20, 2013
$235,000/International
Hard/Indoors

Results – Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Singles – First Round
(1) Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) d. (WC) Mandy Minella (LUX) 63 76(2)
(2) Sloane Stephens (USA) d. (WC) Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 63 63
(3) Sabine Lisicki (GER) d. Donna Vekic (CRO) 26 63 60
(Q) Katarzyna Piter (POL) d. (4) Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 64 62
Stefanie Voegele (SUI) d. (6) Mona Barthel (GER) 16 64 76(3) (saved 1mp)
Karin Knapp (ITA) d. (Q) Sesil Karatantcheva (KAZ) 46 63 63
Yvonne Meusburger (AUT) d. Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) 64 62
Karolina Pliskova (CZE) d. Lourdes Domínguez Lino (ESP) 57 75 61
Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) d. (Q) Kristina Kucova (SVK) 46 76(2) 63

Doubles – First Round
Vogt/Wickmayer (LIE/BEL) d. (3) Domínguez Lino/Niculescu (ESP/ROU) 63 46 1210 (Match TB)
Barrois/Thorpe (GER/FRA) d. (4) Jurak/Voracova (CROCZE) 67(5) 64 107 (Match TB)

Order Of Play – Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Central (from 11.00hrs)
1. Kristina Mladenovic vs. Tereza Smitkova
2. Hsieh Su-Wei vs. Bojana Jovanovski (NB 13.00hrs)
3. Andrea Petkovic vs. Eugenie Bouchard
4. Yanina Wickmayer vs. Katarzyna Piter (NB 18.00hrs)
5. Lucie Safarova vs. Annika Beck

Court 1 (from 12.00hrs)
1. Slater/South vs. Dabrowski/Watson
2. Petrova/Srebotnik vs. Daniilidou/Krunic
3. Minella/Voegele vs. Dekmeijere/McHale (NB 15.30hrs)
4. Hsieh/Hsieh vs. Hercog/Raymond
5. Barrois/Thorpe vs. Bogdan/Torró-Flor

 

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KREMLIN CUP BY BANK OF MOSCOW
Moscow, Russia
October 14-20, 2013
Hard/Indoors

Results – Tuesday, October 15, 2013
WTA Singles – First Round
(6) Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) d. (LL) Vera Dushevina (RUS) 64 63
(Q) Vesna Dolonc (SRB) d. (9) Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 36 75 63
Elena Vesnina (RUS) d. Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) 61 62
Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) d. (Q) Arantxa Parra Santonja (ESP) 61 62
Klara Zakopalova (CZE) d. [Q] Danka Kovinic (MNE) 64 63
Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) d. (WC) Ksenia Pervak (RUS) 75 62
(Q) Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) d. Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) 06 61 63

WTA Doubles – First Round
(2) Kudryavtseva/Rodionova (RUS/AUS) d. Panova/Solovyeva (RUS/RUS) 62 63
Kuznetsova/Stosur (RUS/AUS) d. Camerin/Kania (ITA/POL) 64 75
Olaru/Savchuk (ROU/UKR) d. King/Lepchenko (USA/USA) 76(5) 36 106 (Match TB)

ATP Singles – First Round
E Donskoy (RUS) d M Baghdatis (CYP) 63 36 64
D Sela (ISR) d [Q] A Karatsev (RUS) 64 63
[Q] A Golubev (KAZ) d [Q] O Nedovyesov (UKR) 62 75
[Q] M Kukushkin (KAZ) d A Bogomolov Jr. (RUS) 64 61
P Lorenzi (ITA) d F Volandri (ITA) 36 75 41 ret. (right quad strain)

Doubles – First Round

[1] M Mirnyi (BLR) / H Tecau (ROU) d P Lorenzi (ITA) / A Seppi (ITA) 76(5) 62
R Junaid (AUS) / P Marx (GER) d [2] F Cermak (CZE) / F Polasek (SVK) 62 67(7) 10-2
M Elgin (RUS) / D Istomin (UZB) d [3] T Bednarek (POL) / D Bracciali (ITA) 63 63
K Skupski (GBR) / N Skupski (GBR) d [Alt] A Golubev (KAZ) / H Zeballos (ARG) 64 63
I Karlovic (CRO) / F Moser (GER) d A Dolgopolov (UKR) / S Stakhovsky (UKR) 46 63 10-8

SCHEDULE – WEDNESDAY, 16 OCTOBER 2013

CENTRE COURT start 11:00 am
[WC] A Kuznetsov (RUS) vs [5] D Istomin (UZB) – ATP

Not Before 1:00 pm
[8] S Kuznetsova (RUS) vs [Q] S Arvidsson (SWE) – WTA
[WC] T Gabashvili (RUS) vs [8] A Mannarino (FRA) – ATP

Not Before 4:30 pm
[3] M Kirilenko (RUS) vs A Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) – WTA

Not Before 6:30 pm
[3] J Tipsarevic (SRB) vs [WC] K Khachanov (RUS) – ATP

Not Before 8:00 pm
E Vesnina (RUS) vs [2] R Vinci (ITA) – WTA

COURT 1 start 11:00 am
[7] S Stosur (AUS) vs K Kanepi (EST) – WTA
I Karlovic (CRO) vs D Kudla (USA) – ATP
[WC] A Kleybanova (RUS) vs [6] C Suarez Navarro (ESP) – WTA
P Lorenzi (ITA) vs [2] A Seppi (ITA) – ATP
A Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) / Y Shvedova (KAZ) vs [PR] A Kleybanova (RUS) / G Voskoboeva (KAZ) – WTA – After Suitable Rest

COURT 2 start 12:00 noon
I Buryachok (UKR) / O Kalashnikova (GEO) vs [4] L Huber (USA) / A Rosolska (POL) – WTA
[3] V Dushevina (RUS) / A Parra Santonja (ESP) vs C Garcia (FRA) / M Moulton-Levy (USA) – WTA
[6] H Zeballos (ARG) vs [Q] A Golubev (KAZ) – ATP
S Stakhovsky (UKR) vs E Roger-Vasselin (FRA) – ATP

COURT 3 start 2:00 pm
A Bogomolov Jr. (RUS) / D Sela (ISR) vs P Raja (IND) / D Sharan (IND) – ATP
[WC] V Baluda (RUS) / K Kravchuk (RUS) vs [WC] A Karatsev (RUS) / A Kuznetsov (RUS) – ATP – After Suitable Rest

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Stockholm, Sweden  (+2 hours GMT)
14-20 October 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

RESULTS – TUESDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2013

Singles – First Round
[5] E Gulbis (LAT) d J Chardy (FRA) 63 36 76(3)
[7] G Dimitrov (BUL) d [Q] M Copil (ROU) 63 64
J Sock (USA) d B Tomic (AUS) 64 62
G Garcia-Lopez (ESP) d [Q] N Langer (GER) 76(5) 63
J Struff (GER) d [Q] M Sekulic (SWE) 63 60
[Q] J Johansson (SWE) d A Falla (COL) 61 63

Doubles – First Round

[1] A Qureshi (PAK) / J Rojer (NED) d J Cabal (COL) / R Farah (COL) 76(3) 64
J Brunstrom (SWE) / J Nieminen (FIN) d B Becker (GER) / I Sijsling (NED) 26 63 10-8
E Butorac (USA) / R Klaasen (RSA) d D Meffert (GER) / P Oswald (AUT) 63 62

SCHEDULE – WEDNESDAY, 16 OCTOBER 2013

CENTRE COURT start 12:00 noon
J Nieminen (FIN) vs B Becker (GER)
F Verdasco (ESP) vs [8] I Dodig (CRO)
K De Schepper (FRA) vs [WC] M Eriksson (SWE)

Not Before 6:30 pm
[3] J Janowicz (POL) vs G Garcia-Lopez (ESP)

Not Before 8:15 pm
[WC] J Bjorkman (SWE) / R Lindstedt (SWE) vs [WC] I Arvidsson (SWE) / A Siljestrom (SWE)

COURT 1 start 12:00 noon
N Monroe (USA) / S Stadler (GER) vs [4] S Gonzalez (MEX) / S Lipsky (USA)
[6] [WC] B Paire (FRA) vs P Carreno Busta (ESP)
E Gulbis (LAT) / D Tursunov (RUS) vs [Alt] P Rosenholm (SWE) / M Sekulic (SWE)

Not Before 5:00 pm
[3] D Marrero (ESP) / F Verdasco (ESP) vs J Chardy (FRA) / G Dimitrov (BUL) – Possible Court Change

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ATP World Tour 250
Vienna, Austria  (+2 hours GMT)
14-20 October 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

RESULTS – TUESDAY, 15 OCTOBER, 2013

Singles – First Round
[7] V Pospisil (CAN) d L Hewitt (AUS) 76(6) 64
D Brands (GER) d A Haider-Maurer (AUT) 64 76(5)
[WC] D Thiem (AUT) d D Gimeno-Traver (ESP) 64 57 64
R Haase (NED) d [Q] I Bozoljac (SRB) 57 62 62
[Q] M Basic (BIH) d M Russell (USA) 63 64
[Q] R Bemelmans (BEL) d J Hajek (CZE) 62 60
L Lacko (SVK) d [WC] G Melzer (AUT) 76(5) 61
[Q] M Mecir (SVK) d P Andujar (ESP) 64 64

Doubles – First Round
[2] M Fyrstenberg (POL) / M Matkowski (POL) d A Begemann (GER) / M Emmrich (GER) 63 64
F Mergea (ROU) / L Rosol (CZE) d J Erlich (ISR) / A Ram (ISR) 64 63

 

SCHEDULE – WEDNESDAY, 16 OCTOBER 2013

CENTRE COURT start 1:00 pm
[4] J Murray (GBR) / J Peers (AUS) vs D Gimeno-Traver (ESP) / J Hajek (CZE)

Not Before 3:00 pm
F Mayer (GER) vs L Kubot (POL)

Not Before 4:00 pm
[5] R Stepanek (CZE) vs L Lacko (SVK)

Not Before 6:30 pm
M Matosevic (AUS) vs [6] G Monfils (FRA)
[WC] A Haider-Maurer (AUT) / G Melzer (AUT) vs [3] J Knowle (AUT) / D Nestor (CAN)

COURT B start 2:00 pm
[WC] M Neuchrist (AUT) / D Thiem (AUT) vs D Brands (GER) / P Kohlschreiber (GER)
C Kas (GER) / O Marach (AUT) vs R Haase (NED) / J Huta Galung (NED)

Not Before 6:00 pm
[8] L Rosol (CZE) vs [Q] M Basic (BIH)
L Lacko (SVK) / M Russell (USA) vs [PR] J Levinsky (CZE) / M Pavic (CRO) – After Suitable Rest

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BGL BNP PARIBAS LUXEMBOURG OPEN
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
October 14-20, 2013
$235,000/International
Hard/Indoors

Results – Monday, October 14, 2013
Singles – First Round
(5) Lucie Safarova (CZE) d. Peng Shuai (CHN) 75 64
(8) Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) d. Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 64 63
Monica Niculescu (ROU) d. Alexandra Cadantu (ROU) 75 64
Annika Beck (GER) d. Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) 62 62
Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) d. (WC) Heather Watson (GBR) 60 57 62

Doubles – First Round
Bogdan/Torró-Flor (ROU/ESP) d. Barthel/Klemenschits (GER/AUT) 63 75

Singles Qualifying – Final Round
Tereza Smitkova (CZE) d. (7) Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) 64 63
Sesil Karatantcheva (KAZ) d. (8) Grace Min (USA) 16 61 62
Katarzyna Piter (POL) d. Carina Witthoeft (GER) 63 62
Kristina Kucova (SVK) d. Lesley Kerkhove (NED) 64 63

Order Of Play – Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Central (from 11.00hrs)
1. Mona Barthel vs. Stefanie Voegele
2. Katarzyna Piter vs. Kirsten Flipkens (NB 13.00hrs)
3. Timea Bacsinszky vs. Sloane Stephens
4. Caroline Wozniacki vs. Mandy Minella (NB 18.00hrs)
5. Sabine Lisicki vs. Donna Vekic

Court 1 (from 11.00hrs)
1. Hsieh Su-Wei vs. Kristina Kucova
2. Lourdes Domínguez Lino vs. Karolina Pliskova
3. Yvonne Meusburger vs. Irina-Camelia Begu
4. Jurak/Voracova vs. Barrois/Thorpe (NB 15.00hrs)
5. Vogt/Wickmayer vs. Domínguez Lino/Niculescu
6. Karin Knapp vs. Sesil Karatantcheva (NB 17.30hrs)

 

KREMLIN CUP BY BANK OF MOSCOW
Moscow, Russia
October 14-20, 2013
Hard/Indoors

Results – Monday, October 14, 2013
WTA Singles – First Round
(8) Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) d. Lesia Tsurenko (UKR) 75 62
Alizé Cornet (FRA) d. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 75 63
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) d. Caroline Garcia (FRA) 60 63
(WC) Alisa Kleybanova (RUS) d. Varvara Lepchenko (USA) 67(6) 64 64

WTA Doubles – First Round
(1) Hantuchova/Vesnina (SVK/RUS) d. Beygelzimer/Dolonc (UKR/SRB) 75 63
Husarova/Zakopalova (SVK/CZE) d. (WC) Bukhanko/Gasparyan (RUS/RUS) 63 36 105 (Match TB)

WTA Singles Qualifying – Final Round
(1) Vesna Dolonc (SRB) d. (8) Alexanda Panova (RUS) 57 75 64
(3) Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) d. (5) Vera Dushevina (RUS) 63 46 63
Arantxa Parra Santonja (ESP) d. Valentyna Ivakhnenko (UKR) 62 62
Danka Kovinic (MNE) d. Tereza Mrdeza (CRO) 64 36 62

ATP Singles – First Round
[6] H Zeballos (ARG) d R Berankis (LTU) 16 63 64
S Stakhovsky (UKR) d [7] J Sousa (POR) 64 63
[WC] K Khachanov (RUS) d A Ramos (ESP) 62 36 64
E Roger-Vasselin (FRA) d J Vesely (CZE) 63 67(3) 63

ATP Doubles – First Round

[4] M Mertinak (SVK) / A Sa (BRA) d M Draganja (CRO) / F Skugor (CRO) 76(5) 67(2) 10-6

SCHEDULE – TUESDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2013

CENTRE COURT start 11:00 am
M Rybarikova (SVK) vs [WC] K Pervak (RUS) – WTA

Not Before 1:00 pm
A Bogomolov Jr. (RUS) vs [Q] M Kukushkin (KAZ) – ATP

Not Before 3:00 pm
[Q] V Dolonc (SRB) vs [9] D Cibulkova (SVK) – WTA

Not Before 4:30 pm
M Baghdatis (CYP) vs E Donskoy (RUS) – ATP

Not Before 6:30 pm
E Vesnina (RUS) vs Y Shvedova (KAZ) – WTA
D Sela (ISR) vs [Q] A Karatsev (RUS) – ATP

COURT 1 start 11:00 am
[LL] V Dushevina (RUS) vs [6] C Suarez Navarro (ESP) – WTA
F Volandri (ITA) vs P Lorenzi (ITA) – ATP
[Q] O Nedovyesov (UKR) vs [Q] A Golubev (KAZ) – ATP
[Q] S Arvidsson (SWE) vs G Voskoboeva (KAZ) – WTA
[Q] A Parra Santonja (ESP) vs D Hantuchova (SVK) – WTA

COURT 2 start 11:00 am
A Panova (RUS) / V Solovyeva (RUS) vs [2] A Kudryavtseva (RUS) / A Rodionova (AUS) – WTA
M Elgin (RUS) / D Istomin (UZB) vs [3] T Bednarek (POL) / D Bracciali (ITA) – ATP
[Q] D Kovinic (MNE) vs K Zakopalova (CZE) – WTA
[1] M Mirnyi (BLR) / H Tecau (ROU) vs P Lorenzi (ITA) / A Seppi (ITA) – ATP – After Suitable Rest

Not Before 4:00 pm
S Kuznetsova (RUS) / S Stosur (AUS) vs M Camerin (ITA) / P Kania (POL) – WTA – TBA

COURT 3 start 11:00 am
R Junaid (AUS) / P Marx (GER) vs [2] F Cermak (CZE) / F Polasek (SVK) – ATP
I Olaru (ROU) / O Savchuk (UKR) vs V King (USA) / V Lepchenko (USA) – WTA
A Ramos (ESP) / J Sousa (POR) vs K Skupski (GBR) / N Skupski (GBR) – ATP

Not Before 3:00 pm
I Karlovic (CRO) / F Moser (GER) vs A Dolgopolov (UKR) / S Stakhovsky (UKR) – ATP

 

Stockholm, Sweden  (+2 hours GMT)
14-20 October 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

RESULTS – MONDAY, 14 OCTOBER 2013

Singles – First Round
[6] [WC] B Paire (FRA) d S Giraldo (COL) 64 64
I Sijsling (NED) d T Kamke (GER) 64 62
P Carreno Busta (ESP) d [PR] J Zopp (EST) 55 ret. (lower back)

Doubles – First Round

G Kretschmer (GER) / A Satschko (GER) d M Kowalczyk (POL) / I Zelenay (SVK) 64 76(4)

SCHEDULE – TUESDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2013

CENTRE COURT start 12:00 noon
J Struff (GER) vs [Q] M Sekulic (SWE)
J Sock (USA) vs B Tomic (AUS)
J Chardy (FRA) vs [5] E Gulbis (LAT)

Not Before 6:30 pm
[Q] J Johansson (SWE) vs A Falla (COL)

Not Before 8:15 pm
[7] G Dimitrov (BUL) vs [Q] M Copil (ROU)

COURT 1 start 12:00 noon
D Meffert (GER) / P Oswald (AUT) vs E Butorac (USA) / R Klaasen (RSA)
[1] A Qureshi (PAK) / J Rojer (NED) vs J Cabal (COL) / R Farah (COL)
B Becker (GER) / I Sijsling (NED) vs J Brunstrom (SWE) / J Nieminen (FIN)

Not Before 5:00 pm
[Q] N Langer (GER) vs G Garcia-Lopez (ESP)

 

ATP World Tour 250
Vienna, Austria  (+2 hours GMT)
14-20 October 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

RESULTS – MONDAY, 14 OCTOBER, 2013

Singles – First Round
[5] R Stepanek (CZE) d [WC] M Fischer (AUT) 75 63
[8] L Rosol (CZE) d J Huta Galung (NED) 63 75

SCHEDULE – TUESDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2013

CENTRE COURT start 1:00 pm
A Begemann (GER) / M Emmrich (GER) vs [2] M Fyrstenberg (POL) / M Matkowski (POL)

Not Before 3:00 pm
D Brands (GER) vs A Haider-Maurer (AUT)
[WC] D Thiem (AUT) vs D Gimeno-Traver (ESP)

Not Before 6:30 pm
L Hewitt (AUS) vs [7] V Pospisil (CAN)
[WC] G Melzer (AUT) vs L Lacko (SVK)

COURT B start 1:00 pm
M Russell (USA) vs [Q] M Basic (BIH)

Not Before 2:00 pm
J Hajek (CZE) vs [Q] R Bemelmans (BEL)
[Q] I Bozoljac (SRB) vs R Haase (NED)

Not Before 5:00 pm
J Erlich (ISR) / A Ram (ISR) vs F Mergea (ROU) / L Rosol (CZE)
[Q] M Mecir (SVK) vs P Andujar (ESP)

 

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BGL BNP PARIBAS LUXEMBOURG OPEN
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
October 14-20, 2013
$235,000/International
Hard/Indoors

Order Of Play – Monday, October 14, 2013
Central (from 10.30hrs)
1. Tereza Smitkova vs. Alison Van Uytvanck (Singles Q Final)
2. Lucie Safarova vs. Peng (NB 13.00hrs)
3. Heather Watson vs. Yanina Wickmayer
4. Francesca Schiavone vs. Bojana Jovanovski (NB 18.00hrs)
5. Tsvetana Pironkova vs. Annika Beck

Court 1 (from 10.30hrs)
1. Lesley Kerkhove vs. Kristina Kucova (Singles Q Final)
2. Sesil Karatantcheva vs. Grace Min (Singles Q Final)
3. Katarzyna Piter vs. Carina Witthoeft (Singles Q Final)
4. Bogdan/Torró-Flor vs. Barthel/Klemenschits (NB 15.00hrs)
5. Alexandra Cadantu vs. Monica Niculescu

 

Kremlin Cup

Moscow, Russia

SCHEDULE – MONDAY, 14 OCTOBER 2013

CENTRE COURT start 11:00 am
Qualifying – A Golubev (KAZ) vs J Mertl (CZE) – ATP
Not Before 1:00 pm
E Svitolina (UKR) vs A Cornet (FRA) – WTA
[7] J Sousa (POR) vs S Stakhovsky (UKR) – ATP
Not Before 4:30 pm
[8] S Kuznetsova (RUS) vs L Tsurenko (UKR) – WTA
Not Before 6:30 pm
[WC] K Khachanov (RUS) vs A Ramos (ESP) – ATP
Not Before 8:00 pm
A Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) vs C Garcia (FRA) – WTA

COURT 1 start 11:00 am

Qualifying – V Dolonc (SRB) vs A Panova (RUS) – WTA
Qualifying – V Baluda (RUS) vs A Karatsev (RUS) – ATP
V Lepchenko (USA) vs [WC] A Kleybanova (RUS) – WTA
J Vesely (CZE) vs E Roger-Vasselin (FRA) – ATP
[1] D Hantuchova (SVK) / E Vesnina (RUS) vs Y Beygelzimer (UKR) / V Dolonc (SRB) – WTA

COURT 2 start 11:00 am

Qualifying – O Nedovyesov (UKR) vs E Gerasimov (BLR) – ATP
Qualifying – M Kukushkin (KAZ) vs K Kravchuk (RUS) – ATP
Not Before 3:00 pm
[4] M Mertinak (SVK) / A Sa (BRA) vs M Draganja (CRO) / F Skugor (CRO) – ATP
[6] H Zeballos (ARG) vs R Berankis (LTU) – ATP

COURT 3 start 11:00 am

Qualifying – A Parra Santonja (ESP) vs V Ivakhnenko (UKR) – WTA
Qualifying – S Arvidsson (SWE) vs V Dushevina (RUS) – WTA
Qualifying – D Kovinic (MNE) vs T Mrdeza (CRO) or A Kudryavtseva (RUS) – WTA
Not Before 5:00 pm
[WC] A Bukhanko (RUS) / M Gasparyan (RUS) vs J Husarova (SVK) / K Zakopalova (CZE) – WTA

Stockholm, Sweden  (+2 hours GMT)
14-20 October 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

SCHEDULE – MONDAY, 14 OCTOBER 2013

CENTRE COURT start 12:00 noon
Qualifying – P Rosenholm (SWE) vs N Langer (GER)
Qualifying – [WC] J Johansson (SWE) vs D Dzumhur (BIH)
Not Before 16:00
[PR] J Zopp (EST) vs P Carreno Busta (ESP)
T Kamke (GER) vs I Sijsling (NED)
[6] [WC] B Paire (FRA) vs S Giraldo (COL)

COURT 1 start 12:00 noon

Qualifying – M Copil (ROU) vs D Cox (GBR)
Qualifying – J Reister (GER) vs M Sekulic (SWE)
Not Before 16:00
M Kowalczyk (POL) / I Zelenay (SVK) vs G Kretschmer (GER) / A Satschko (GER)
Vienna, Austria  (+2 hours GMT)
14-20 October 2013     Surface: Indoor Hard

SCHEDULE – MONDAY, 14 OCTOBER 2013

CENTRE COURT start 1:00 pm
Qualifying – M Basic (BIH) vs M Fucsovics (HUN)
Not Before 2:00 pm
Qualifying – K Krawietz (GER) vs M Mecir (SVK)
Not Before 4:30 pm
[5] R Stepanek (CZE) vs [WC] M Fischer (AUT)
Not Before 6:30 pm
[8] L Rosol (CZE) vs J Huta Galung (NED)

COURT B start 1:00 pm

Qualifying – A Ungur (ROU) vs I Bozoljac (SRB)
Qualifying – R Bemelmans (BEL) vs J Pospisil (CZE)

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Del Potro Wins Vienna Crown

(October 21, 2012) Top seed Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina nabbed his 12th career title stopping qualifier Grega Zemlja of Slovenia 7-5, 6-3 at the Erste Bank Open in Vienna on Sunday.

“I didn’t have a very good start to the match,” Del Potrol said of falling to 2-4 in the first set. “I made a lot of errors and I was nervous because it was a final. I tried to find a way to play aggressive. In the second set, I broke early and that gave me confidence to play the final like I was expected. I was a little lucky to survive from 2-4 down in the first set.”

No. 8 Del Potro’s win strengthens his chances of making the ATP World Tour Finals.

“I’m so happy, “the Argentine said. It’s important to have a good end of the year. I’m looking forward to keep improving, keep playing well at the same level as I had here. I also look forward to London. I’m looking better to qualify there. We have two big tournaments coming next week. They have the chance to get points also, so it will be very interesting to see how we are going.”

For qualifier Zemlja it was a career week: “I am satisfied with the way I played. I did my best. I felt I played really well the first seven games. Maybe I wasn’t serving my best, but I was fighting till the end. I think Juan played really well from 4-4 (in the first set), to 3-0 (in the second set). He was serving really good.

“I’m happy with how I played all week. I just have to continue with that. Also, I still have two Challengers to play at the end of the year. I have to get motivated to play the same level as I did here.”

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Del Potro to Meet Qualifier Zemlja in Vienna Final

 

RESULTS – SATURDAY, 20 OCTOBER, 2012

Singles – Semi-finals
[1] J Del Potro (ARG) d G Muller (LUX) 76(4) 76(5)
[Q] G Zemlja (SLO) d [2] J Tipsarevic (SRB) 36 76(5) 62

Doubles – Semi-finals
A Begemann (GER) / M Emmrich (GER) d [1] J Melzer (AUT) / A Peya (AUT) 46 63 10-8
[2] J Knowle (AUT) / F Polasek (SVK) d J Murray (GBR) / A Sa (BRA) 76(3) 76(2)

SCHEDULE – SUNDAY, 21 OCTOBER, 2012

CENTRE COURT start 1:40 pm
[1] J Del Potro (ARG) vs [Q] G Zemlja (SLO)
A Begemann (GER) / M Emmrich (GER) vs [2] J Knowle (AUT) / F Polasek (SVK)

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