Sunday, January 4, 2009

Brisbane Results

The Brisbane International in beautiful Australia got underway today. Chennai and Doha are set to start tomorrow.

Results: Day 1

Men's Singles

J. Benneteau d. R. Ginepri 3-6, 6-3, 7-5
[4] R. Soderling d. S. Querrey 6-3, 6-3
[7] R. Gasquet d. M. Gicquel 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
T. Dent d. S. Darcis 7-6 (0), 6-2

Women's Singles
[3] M. Bartoli d. M. Wejnert 6-1, 6-2
A. Kleybanova d. [6] K. Kanepi 6-1, 6-4
T. Pironkova d. M. Niculescu 6-7, 6-4, 6-4
J. Gajdosova d. S. Peng 6-4, 6-2
[2] V. Azarenka d. K. Bondarenko 6-0, 6-2

No major upsets today. Azarenka and Bartoli move to the next round smoothly, as expected and up and comer Alisa Kleybanova upset Kanepi in a routine 1 and 4 match. Taylor Dent showed he is making a major comeback with a good win over Steve Darcis. Tonmorrow action will get underway in Chennai and Doha.

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