Monday, January 18, 2010


So first day of Australia Open 2010 is behind us and the second in progress. I am excited tennis is back and ready for some cheering vamos Ferrero, vamos Ferrer. And on woman's side I am all the way behind Kim Clijsters. Go Kim!

So what happend in Australia so far:

Andy Roddick defeated Thiemo de Bakker in his first round 6:1, 6:4, 6:4, Feliciano Lopez also won in three sets deafeating Pablo Cuevas 6:1, 6:4, 7:5. Fernando Gonzales had to spend some more time on the tennis court for his win in four sets 6:3, 6:4, 3:6, 6:1. it also took 4 sets for Juan Martin Del Potro, whoa was playing with american Michael Russell to get through his first round match 6:4, 6:4, 3:6, 6:2. Andy Murray won in a fast three set match against Kevin Anderson 6:1, 6:1, 6:2 and similar goes for Ivan Ljubicic who won 6:1, 6:2 and 6:2 against Jason Kubler. Gael Monfils was able to finish his first round in 3 sets 6:4, 6:4, 6:4 over Matthew Ebden. My home country Slovenia also had a tennis player on the courts today but Blaz Kavcic lost in 4 sets 6:4, 1:4, 4:6, and 2:6 to Wayne Odesnik. And lets not forget Rafael Nadal who deafeted australian Peter Luczak 7:6, 6:1 and 6:4.

Some other winners today: Jarkko Nieminen, John Isner, Louk Sorensen, Ivo Karlovic in 5 sets, Andrey Golubev, Thomaz Bellucci, Tomas Berdych, Evgeny Korolev, Marsel Ilhan, Marin Cilic, Bernard Tomic, Igor Kunitsyn, Stanislas Wawrinka, Florian Mayer.

Woman's winners day1:
Elena Dementieva, Justine Henin, Ekaterina Makarova, Sara Errani, Yanina Wickmayer, Flavia Pennetta, Kim Clijsters - good job Kim :), Tamarine Tanasugarn, Nadia Petrova, Aravane Rezai, Angelique Kerber, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Katie O'Brien, Polona Hercog - really happy for Polona from Slovenia to win :) :), Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez, Jie Zheng, Sandra Zahlavova, Marion Bartoli, Maria Kirilenko, Yvonne Meusburger, Kateryna Bondarenko, Elena Baltacha, Barbora Zahlavova Strycova and number 2 Dinara Safina.

And now time for some more tennis for me :)


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