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Tennis

ATP / WTA

BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL

At Brisbane, Australia

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

Women

First Round

Jarmila Gajdosova, Australia, def. Roberta Vinci, Italy, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3.

Urszula Radwanska, Poland, def. Tamira Paszek, Austria, 2-6, 6-0, 6-2.

Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic, def. Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain, 6-3, 6-4.

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, def. Lucie Hradecka, Czech Rep., 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.

Serena Williams, United States, def. Varvara Lepchenko, United States, 6-2, 6-1.

Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia, def. Lourdes Dominguez Lino, Spain, 7-5, 6-2.

Doubles

Men

First Round

Eric Butorac, United States, and Paul Hanley (1), Australia, def. Chris Guccione and Lleyton Hewitt, Australia, 6-4, 7-6 (0).

Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria, and Kei Nishikori, Japan, vs. Mikhail Elgin, Russia, and Denis Istomin (4), Uzbekistan, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 10-7.

WTA

SHENZHEN LONGGANG GEMDALE OPEN

At Shenzhen, China

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

First Round

Hsieh Su-wei (4), Taiwan, def. Melinda Czink, Hungary, 6-3, 6-2.

Annika Beck, Germany, def. Garbine Muguruza, Spain, 6-2, 6-7 (7), 6-4.

Monica Niculescu, Romania, def. Zheng Saisai, China, 6-4, 7-5.

Laura Robson (7), Britain, def. Edina Gallovits-Hall, Romania, 6-2, 6-1.

Doubles

First Round

Irina Buryachok, Ukraine, and Valeria Solovieva, Russia, def. Wang Qiang and Varatchaya Wongteanchai, Thailand, 6-4, 6-0.

Shuko Aoyama, Japan, and Jessica Pegula, United States, def. Lyudmyla and Nadiya Kichenok, Ukraine, 1-6, 6-4, 10-7.

Hsieh Shu-ying and Su-wei, Taiwan, def. Timea Babos, Hungary, and Mandy Minella, Luxembourg, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (9).

Maria Elena Camerin, Italy, and Monica Niculescu, Romania, def. Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, and Klara Zakopalova (3), Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-0.

Exhibition

ITF HYUNDAI HOPMAN CUP

At Perth, Australia

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Round Robin

Group B

United States 2, South Africa 1

Venus Williams, United States, def. Chanelle Scheepers, S. Africa, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.

Kevin Anderson, South Africa, def. John Isner, United States, 7-6 (0), 7-6 (5).

Williams and Isner, United States, def. Scheepers and Anderson, S. Africa, 6-3, 6-2.

Spain 2, France 1

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France, def. Fernando Verdasco, Spain, 7-5, 6-3.

Anabel Medina Garrigues, Spain, def. Mathilde Johansson, France, 6-3, 6-2.

Medina Garrigues and Verdasco, Spain, def. Johansson and Tsonga, France, 6-3, 6-3.

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