Saturday’s results, Sunday’s schedule
WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN – CINCINNATI, OH, USA USD 3,729,155.00 (ATP) USD 2,369,000.00 (WTA) AUG. 10 – 18, 2013 RESULTS – AUG. 10, 2013 Mens Qualifying Singles – First Round Qualifying – M Russell (USA) d I Dodig (CRO) 63 31 Retired Qualifying – [WC] R...
Posted: 8/10/2013 8:04 PM in Serve the Word
Sunday’s order of play
Note the ATP main draw matches among the qualifying matches. WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN – CINCINNATI, OH, USA USD 3,729,155.00 (ATP) USD 2,369,000.00 (WTA) AUG. 10-18, 2013 ORDER OF PLAY – SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013 CENTER COURT start 10 a.m. Qualifying – A...
Posted: 8/10/2013 6:17 PM in Serve the Word
Qualifying results (so far)
We’re more than halfway through the day in the first round of qualifying. Here’s how it has shaken out: WTA Larsson d. Gibbs 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 Scheepers d. Oudin 6-2, 7-5 King d. Ormaechea 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 Niculescu d. Hlavackova 6-1, 6-4 Arvidsson d. Voegele...
Posted: 8/10/2013 3:58 PM in Serve the Word
Catching up with Roger Federer
Five-time Western & Southern Open champion Roger Federer held his pre-tournament press conference today at the Lindner Family Tennis Center. He talked about his health, his new racquet, and his enjoyment of this setting. Here are the highlights: How would...
Posted: 8/10/2013 3:39 PM in Serve the Word
Men’s doubles draw
Here it is! WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN – CINCINNATI, OH, USA USD 3,729,155.00 (ATP) USD 2,369,000.00 (WTA) Aug. 10 – 18, 2013 Men’s Doubles First Round  B Bryan (USA) / M Bryan (USA) d Bye J Chardy (FRA) / R Gasquet (FRA) vs. [WC] B Baker (USA) / R Ram...
Posted: 8/10/2013 2:46 PM in Serve the Word
Johanna Larsson starts qualifying with a win
Johanna Larsson kicked off WTA qualifying on Center Court by defeating wild card and two-time defending NCAA singles champion Nicole Gibbs 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 in just under two hours. “It’s always good to have a tough match in the first round, that’s what I...
Posted: 8/10/2013 1:28 PM in Serve the Word
Saturday’s order of play for qualifying
Ready for some tennis? It all starts at 10 a.m. for these players in the men’s and women’s qualifying tournaments. WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN – CINCINNATI, OH, USA USD 3,729,155.00 (ATP) USD 2,369,000.00 (WTA) AUGUST 10 – AUGUST 18, 2013 ORDER OF PLAY –...
Posted: 8/9/2013 10:00 PM in Serve the Word
The draws, unveiled
You want them, we’ve got them: Men’s draw and Women’s draw. Or, if you prefer the text version, here are the men: WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN – CINCINNATI, OH, USA USD 3,729,155.00 (ATP) USD 2,369,000.00 (WTA) AUG. 10 – AUG. 18, 2013 Men’s Singles First Round...
Posted: 8/9/2013 9:32 PM in Serve the Word
Maria Sharapova already in town
Let the tennis stargazing begin. With the Western & Southern Open officially open for business tonight, the top names in tennis are beginning to pile in to Cincinnati. Maria Sharapova Tweeted out this picture last night. First day being back on the road,...
Posted: 8/9/2013 11:25 AM in Serve the Word
Men’s withdrawals and replacements
The Western & Southern Open has had three withdrawals: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (knee), Viktor Troicki (suspension) and Marin Cilic (personal). The main draw spots have been filled by Radek Stepanek, Thomaz Bellucci and Denis Istomin.
Posted: 8/8/2013 11:33 AM in Serve the Word