Rus News Journal

Bondage to a victory

Tournament ATR in Basel (Switzerland). The Prize fund - 850 thousand

the Second circle. Roger Federer (Switzerland, 1) - Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina) 6:1, 6:4. Tomash Berdyh (Czechia, 5) - Stanislav Vavrinka (Switzerland) 7:5, 6:4. Nicolas Kiefer (Germany) - Shtefan Koubek (Austria) 6:3, 6:2. Pol Anri Mate (France, 8) - Andrey Golubev (Russia) 6:7 (7:9), 6:4, 6:1. Markos Bagdatis (Cyprus) - Agustin Kaleri (Argentina) 6:7 (1:7), 6:3, 6:3. 1/ 4 endings. Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) - Fernando Gonsales (Chile, 2) 6:3, 7:5. Bagdatis - Mate 6:2, 7:6 (7:5).

Tournament ATR in St.-Petersburg. A prize fund - $1 million

the Second circle. Marin Chilich (Croatia) - Nikolay Davydenko (Russia, 1) 1:6, 7:5, 6:1. Andy Mjurrej (Great Britain, 2) - Lukash Dlugi (Czechia) 6:2, 6:4. 1/ 4 endings. Fernando Verdasko (Spain, 6) - Potito Starache (Italy, 4) 6:3, 6:4. Michael Juzhnyj (Russia, 3) - Phillip Kolshrajber (Germany) 6:4, refusal.

tournament ATR in Lyons (France). The Prize fund - 680 thousand

the Second circle. Zho - Vilfrid Tsonga (France) - Rishar Gaske (France, 4) 6:4, 6:4. Ivan Ljubichich (Croatia, 5) - Terri Ason (France) 6:3, 6:7 (4:7), 7:6 (7:5). Zhjulen Benneto (France) - Zhil Simon (France, 8) 7:5, 6:4. Alehandro Falja (Colombia) - Oliver Marah (Austria) 6:2, 6:1. Sebasten Grozhan (France) - Fabris Santoro (France) 4:6, 6:1, 6:2. 1/ 4 endings. Tsonga - Olivier Rokjus (Belgium) 6:3, 6:2. Mark Zhikel (France) - Diego Hartfild (Argentina) 7:5, 6:3.

Tournament WTA in Linz (Austria). The Prize fund - $600 thousand

the Second circle. Marion Bartoli (France, 3) - Tamira of Apiaries (Austria) 6:2, 6:1. Patti Schneider (Switzerland, 6) - Alicia Molik (Australia) 6:4, 6:4. Alena Bondarenko (Ukraine) - Elena Danilidu (Greece) 6:4, 6:3. 1/ 4 endings. Daniela Gantuhova (Slovakia, 2) - Bondarenko 6:4, 1:6, 6:3. Patti Schneider (Switzerland, 6) - Anna Chakvetadze (Russia, 1) 6:1, 6:0.