Players in the qualifying rounds of the WTA Nürnberger Gastein Ladies 11 in Bad Gastein, Austria and the ATP Skistar Sweden Open in Bastad, Sweden had to make it through three rounds of qualifying in order to make it into the main draws. I’ve listed the main draw qualifiers (country in parenthesis) for each tournament below.
Nürnberger Gastein Ladies 11 (Bad Gastein, Austria)
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American John Isner broke the 34 year old “Casino Curse” by winning the Campbell’s Hall of Fame Championships title at Newport, Rhode Island in a straight set victory against Olivier Rochus 6-3, 7-6(6). The “Casino Curse” extended back to 1976 and was a curse on all number one seeds. Vijay Amritraj was the last number one seed to win the grass court event at Newport. The big-serving John Isner now has two ATP World Tour singles titles, with his first occurring in Auckland, New Zealand…Continue
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2010 Sony Ericsson Open Andy Roddick drew inspiration from fellow tour star Fernando Gonzalez which led to the birth of a humane idea called 'Champions for Chile' that became a huge success, raising a whopping US$ 125,000 plus for the earthquake relief victims.
Gonzalez missed the year's first Masters series event in Indian Wells due to thedevastating earthquake that hit his homeland in the Maule Region, leaving about 400 dead among an anticipated $ 30 billion in damage. The Chilean…Continue