Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Miscellany

Svetlana Kuznetsova is recovering from illness and will be out for the remainder of the season.

Jill Craybas defeated Jelena Dokic 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of the $100k ITF tournament in Tokyo. Dokic, who double-faulted 13 times, was the second seed.

The tour site continues its history of the original nine activists and organizers with a feature on Judy Dalton.

Three men have been arrested for hurling a barrage of racial insults at Anne Keothavong outside a hotel in Barnstaple, England. The men were also charged with a shoplifting offense.

The Australian Open is increasing its prize money.

Heather Watson won her first round at the Commonwealth Games. She defeated Tara Lambert 6-0, 6-0. Watson is seeded 5th at the Games.

4 comments:

bill said...

Way to be classy, yeomen of Barnstaple. And shoplifting to boot!

Diane said...

I know. Like Anne doesn't have enough problems right now.

TennisAce said...

Venus, Maria, Sveta, and Aga already out for the rest of the season. I would not be surprised if Dinara, JJ and others are going to be following suit. For some reason this season seems to have been especially tough on the women.

Heres hoping there is light at the end of the tunnel for 2011

Anonymous said...

There were 27 people injured at the Commonewealth Games venue. Reports did not say that they were killed and as far as I am aware that did not happen. Katharine