A quick review of the key details of the Hopman Cup, Brisbane International and other tennis news.
View the photo gallery from the New Year’s Eve Hopman Cup ball.
Round Robin Results
- Spain and the USA have won two
- Australia, Serbia and Italy have one win each
- South Africa, France and Germany have zero wins.
Results from Today’s Day Session: Italy d Germany 2-1
Men: Haas (G) d Seppi (I)
Women: Schiavone (I) d Malek (G)
Mixed : Italy d Germany
Results from Today’s Night Session: Serbia d Australia 2-1
Men: Tomic (A) d Djokovic (S) in straight sets
Women : Ivanovic (S) d Barty (A)
Mixed : Serbia d Australia
Results from Yesterday, Tuesday 1 January 2013: USA d France 2-1
Women: V Williams USA) d M Johansson (F)
Venus came back from a set and 3-0 down to win the three set match in 139 mins. Read the details.
Men: Tsonga(F) d Isner (USA)
Mixed Doubles: USA d France
Read the Brisbane Day 4 Preview headlined by world No.1 Victoria Azarenka playing against Sabine Lisicki first up in the night session.
Schedule of Play
View the Schedule for Wednesday 2 January.
Results from Wednesday 2 January 2013 – Women
V Azarenka d S Lisicki 6-3, 6-3
S Stephens d S Arvidsson 6-3, 6-4
A Kerber d M Puig 3-6, 6-4, 7-6
T Tsurenko d J Gajdosova 1-6, 6-1, 6-4
Results from Wednesday 2 January 2013 – Men
A Dolgopolov d J Nieminen (ret)
K Nishikori d T Robredo 6-3, 6-3
M Baghdatis d F Mayer 6-4, 6-2
G Simon d A Falla 7-6, 7-6
Results from Tuesday 1 January 2013 – Men
L Hewitt d I Kunitsyn 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
J Millman d T Ito 6-4, 6-1
D Istomin d M Klizan 6-1, 6-2
T Robredo d R Harrison 6-4, 7-6(4)
A Falla d J Levine 6-1, 7-6(8)
J Melzer d D Kudla 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
Results from Tuesday 1 January 2013 – Women
S Williams d A Cornet 6-2, 6-2
A Pavlyuchenkova d P Kvitova 6-4, 7-5
D Hantuchova d S Errani 4-6, 6-1, 7-5
K Pervak d U Radwanska 3-6, 6-2, 7-6(6)
ASB Classic – Auckland
View the ASB Classic Singles Draw.
View the ASB Classic Player List.
Schedule of Play
Results from Wednesday 2 January 2013
Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) def Romina Oprandi (SUI) 6-3 6-0
Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) def Pauline Parmentier (FRA) 6-2 6-2
Mona Barthel (GER) def Eleni Daniilidou (GRE) 7-6 6-2
Elena Vesnina (RUS) def Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) 6-2 6-3
Johanna Larsson (SWE) def Julia Goerges (GER) 7-5 6-7 6-3
Jamie Hampton (USA) def Marina Erakovic (NZL) 6-1 7-6
Kiki Bertens (NED) def Heather Watson (GBR) 6-4 3-6 6-3
Other Tennis News
Top Tennis Blogs
Contrasting Styles (Raonic’s photo shoot with a ballerina)
Slammin (nice review of the men in contention to win this year’s grand slams)
Until next time
Grand Slam Gal
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