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Possible 2011 Australian Open Upsets Lurking In The First Round Of Women’s Singles; Can Jarmila Groth Follow Her Hobart Win With An Aussie Upset?

Looking at the matchups for the seeded players in the first round of the 2011 Australian Open, there are quite a few possible roadblocks for the top players. Top-seed Caroline Wozniacki has not started the year as she would have liked. She better not get caught looking past doubles ace Gisela Dulko. Third-seeded Kim Clijsters … Continue reading

Brisbane International First Round: Sally Peer, Jarmila Groth, Bojana Jovanovski Score Big Wins

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (5) def. Alla Kudryavtseva 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3 Sally Peers def. Alisa Kleybanova (7) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 Bojana Jovanovski def. Anastasia Rodionova 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 Jarmila Groth def. Arantxa Parra Santonja 6-2, 7-5 Lucie Safarova def. Akgul Amanmuradova 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 Men Feliciano Lopez (6) def. Philipp Petzschner 6-4, 7-6 (13-11) Denis Istomin (8) def. Thiemo De Bakker 7-6 (7-5), … Continue reading