Sportimes Rally Past Aces, 16-15

NEW YORK — Martina Hingis and Jesse Witten won singles events, both by 5-0 counts, and Hingis won a super-tiebreak over Liezel Huber, 7-6, as the New York SPORTIMES rallied for a 16-15 World TeamTennis victory over the St. Louis Aces at SPORTIME on Randall’s Island tonight.

The SPORTIMES (5-1) trailed the entire match, finally earning a tie on Hingis’s 5-0 victory in the fifth event, women’s singles.  By WTT rules, Hingis’ win over Maria Sanchez (with Huber replacing Sanchez for the final game) narrowed evened the match at 15, extending the match to a super tiebreak.  With the super-tiebreak tied at 6-6, Hingis won the deciding point, coming to the net after a 12-ball rally and stroking the winner.

Jean-Julien Rojer and Roman Borvanov’s opening event men’s doubles win, Huber and Sanchez topped the SPORTIMES’ duo of Hingis and Katie O’Brien, 5-1, to give the Aces (4-2) a commanding 10-3 match lead.  Witten swept a 5-0 third event over Borvanov to pull the hosts to within 10-8.  Huber and Rojer’s 5-2 win extended the Aces’ margin to 15-10 before Hingis’s heroics gave the SPORTIMES their fifth straight win.

New York visits first-place Washington in a battle of the top two teams in the Eastern Conference on Tuesday, while Western Conference-leading St. Louis continues its eastern swing against winless Philadelphia.

World TeamTennis
at New York
N.Y. SPORTIMES 16, St. Louis Aces 15
Men’s Doubles – Roman Borvanov/Jean-Julien Rojer (St. L.) def. Travis Parrott/Jesse Witten, 5-2
Women’s Doubles – Liezel Huber/Maria Sanchez (St. L.) def. Martina Hingis/Katie O’Brien, 5-1
Men’s Singles – Jesse Witten (N.Y.) def. Roman Borvanov, 5-0
Mixed Doubles – Liezel Huber/Jean-Julien Rojer  (St. L.) def. Martina Hingis/Travis Parrott, 5-2
Women’s Singles – Martina Hingis def. Maria Sanchez (Liezel Huber replaced Sanchez in Game 5), 5-0
Super Tiebreak – Martina Hingis def. Liezel Huber, 16-15

WTT Results 7-9-11

(Home teams in capital letters)

FINAL RESULTS – All matches complete:

Kansas City Explorers def. SPRINGFIELD LASERS 21-17 (OT)

Men’s Singles – Raven Klaasen (Lasers) def. Ricardo Mello (Explorers) 5-3

Women’s Singles – Madison Brengle (Explorers) def. Lilia Osterloh (Lasers) 5-1

Mixed Doubles – Ricardo Mello\Kveta Peschke (Explorers) def. Carly Gullickson\Paul Hanley (Lasers) 5-3

Women’s Doubles – Madison Brengle\Kveta Peschke (Explorers) def. Carly Gullickson\Lilia Osterloh (Lasers) 5-3

Men’s Doubles – Paul Hanley\Raven Klaasen (Lasers) def. Alex Kuznetsov\Ricardo Mello (Explorers) 5-2

Overtime – Men’s Doubles – Alex Kuznetsov\Ricardo Mello (Explorers) def. Paul Hanley\Raven Klaasen (Lasers) 1-0

ST LOUIS ACES def. Philadelphia Freedoms 25-11

Men’s Doubles – Roman Borvanov\Jean-Julien Rojer (Aces) def. Nathan Healey\Brendan Evans (Freedoms) 5-4

Men’s Singles – Roman Borvanov (Aces) def. Brendan Evans (Freedoms) 5-3

Mixed Doubles – Jean-Julien Rojer\Liezel Huber (Aces) def. Beatrice Capra\Nathan Healey (Freedoms) 5-3

Women’s Singles – Maria Sanchez (Aces) def. Beatrice Capra (Freedoms) 5-0

Women’s Doubles – Liezel Huber\Maria Sanchez (Aces) def. Beatrice Capra\Julia Cohen (Freedoms) 5-1

New York Sportimes def. NEWPORT BEACH BREAKERS 19-17 (OT)

Women’s Singles – Martina Hingis (Sportimes) def. Anne Keothavong (Breakers) 5-2

Mixed Doubles – Marie-Eve Pelletier\Travis Rettenmaier (Breakers) def. Martina Hingis\Travis Parrott (Sportimes) 5-3

Men’s Doubles – Jesse Witten\Travis Parrott (Sportimes) def. Travis Rettenmaier\Pete Sampras (Breakers) 5-0

Men’s Singles – Pete Sampras (Breakers) def. Jesse Witten (Sportimes) 5-3

Women’s Doubles – Anne Keothavong\Marie-Eve Pelletier (Breakers) def. Martina Hingis\Katie O Brien (Sportimes) 5-2

Overtime – Women’s Doubles – Martina Hingis\Katie O Brien (Sportimes) def. Marie-Eve Pelletier\Anne Keothavong (Breakers) 1-0

Washington Kastles def. SACRAMENTO CAPITALS 21-16

Mixed Doubles – Mark Knowles\Yasmin Schnack (Capitals) def. Leander Paes\Serena Williams (Kastles) 5-2

Women’s Doubles – Rennae Stubbs\Serena Williams (Kastles) def. Christina Fusano\Yasmin Schnack (Capitals) 5-4

Men’s Singles – Dusan Vemic (Capitals) def. Bobby Reynolds (Kastles) 5-4

Women’s Singles – Serena Williams (Kastles) def. Yasmin Schnack (Capitals) 5-0

Men’s Doubles – Leander Paes\Bobby Reynolds (Kastles) def. Mark Knowles\Dusan Vemic (Capitals) 5-2

Standings

Eastern Conference MP W L PCT MB

Washington Kastles         5  5  0 1.000  —

New York Sportimes         5  4  1 0.800  1

Boston Lobsters            4  2  2 0.500  2.5

Philadelphia Freedoms      5  0  5 0.000  5

Western Conference MP W L PCT MB

St Louis Aces              4  3  1  0.750  —

Newport Beach Breakers     5  3  2  0.600  0.5

Kansas City Explorers      4  1  3  0.250  2

Sacramento Capitals        4  1  3  0.250  2

Springfield Lasers         4  1  3  0.250  2

Next Matches: 7/10/2011

Boston Lobsters @ KANSAS CITY EXPLORERS, 6:35 PM (CDT)

Springfield Lasers @ ST. LOUIS ACES, 7:15 PM (CDT)

Newport Beach Breakers @ SACRAMENTO CAPITALS, 7:30 PM (PDT)

For live scoring and complete player / match statistics, please visit www.WTT.com

WTT Results 7/5/11

FINAL RESULTS – All matches complete:

NEWPORT BEACH BREAKERS def. St Louis Aces 19-18 (7-4 Supertiebreaker)

Mixed Doubles – Marie-Eve Pelletier\Travis Rettenmaier (Breakers) def. Liezel Huber\Jean-Julien Rojer (Aces) 5-4

Women’s Singles – Anne Keothavong (Breakers) def. Maria Sanchez (Aces) 5-3

Men’s Doubles – Jean-Julien Rojer\Roman Borvanov (Aces) def. Lester Cook\Travis Rettenmaier (Breakers) 5-2

Women’s Doubles – Liezel Huber\Maria Sanchez (Aces) def. Marie-Eve Pelletier\Anne Keothavong (Breakers) 5-1

Men’s Singles – Lester Cook (Breakers) def. Roman Borvanov (Aces) 5-1

Supertiebreaker – Men’s Singles – Lester Cook (Breakers) def. Roman Borvanov (Aces) 1-0 (7-4)

 

BOSTON LOBSTERS def. New York Sportimes 25-16

Men’s Singles – Jan-Michael Gambill (Lobsters) def. Jesse Witten (Sportimes) 5-2

Women’s Doubles – Mashona Washington\Coco Vandeweghe (Lobsters) def. Abigail Spears\Katie O Brien (Sportimes) 5-3

Men’s Doubles – Jan-Michael Gambill\Eric Butorac (Lobsters) def. Jesse Witten\Alex Bogdanovic (Sportimes) 5-4

Women’s Singles – Coco Vandeweghe (Lobsters) def. Abigail Spears (Sportimes) 5-4

Mixed Doubles – Coco Vandeweghe\Eric Butorac (Lobsters) def. Katie O Brien\Alex Bogdanovic (Sportimes) 5-3

 

WASHINGTON KASTLES def. Kansas City Explorers 21-18 (OT)

Men’s Doubles – Leander Paes\Bobby Reynolds (Kastles) def. Alex Kuznetsov\Ricardo Mello (Explorers) 5-4

Mixed Doubles – Leander Paes\Venus Williams (Kastles) def. Alex Kuznetsov\Christina McHale (Explorers) 5-3

Men’s Singles – Bobby Reynolds (Kastles) def. Alex Kuznetsov (Explorers) 5-1

Women’s Singles – Christina McHale (Explorers) def. Venus Williams (Kastles) 5-4

Women’s Doubles – Madison Brengle\Christina McHale (Explorers) def. Venus Williams\Rennae Stubbs (Kastles) 5-1

Overtime – Women’s Doubles – Venus Williams\Rennae Stubbs (Kastles) def. Madison Brengle\Christina McHale (Explorers) 1-0

 

Standings

Eastern Conference              MP W L PCT MB

Boston Lobsters                      1  1  0 1.000  —

Washington Kastles                1  1  0 1.000  0

New York Sportimes              1  0  1 0.000  1

Philadelphia Freedoms            1  0  1 0.000  1

 

Western Conference             MP W L PCT MB

Newport Beach Breakers        1  1  0  1.000  —

Springfield Lasers                   1  1  0  1.000  0

Sacramento Capitals               0  0  0  0.000  0.5

Kansas City Explorers            1  0  1  0.000  1

St Louis Aces                          1  0  1  0.000  1

 

Next Matches: 7/6/2011

Boston Lobsters @ NEW YORK SPORTIMES, 7:00 PM (EDT)

Washington Kastles @ PHILADELPHIA FREEDOMS, 7:00 PM (EDT)

Newport Beach Breakers @ SPRINGFIELD LASERS, 7:05 PM (CDT)

Sacramento Capitals @ ST. LOUIS ACES, 7:15 PM (CDT)

For live scoring and complete player / match statistics, please visit www.WTT.com

Tashkent (Mon): Winning Start For Vesnina

TASHKENT OPEN
Tashkent-UZB
September 20-26, 2010
$220,000/International
Hard/Outdoors

Results – Monday, September 20, 2010
Singles – First Round
(4) Elena Vesnina (RUS) d. Lesya Tsurenko (UKR) 63 62
Stefanie Voegele (SUI) d. (WC) Alina Abdurakhimova (UZB) 63 61
Ekaterina Ivanova (RUS) d. Katie O’Brien (GBR) 75 61
Evgeniya Rodina (RUS) d. Arina Rodionova (RUS) 76(3) 63

Doubles – First Round
Dulgheru/Rybarikova (ROU/SVK) d. (3) Amanmuradova/Kustova (UZB/BLR) 75 76(13)

Singles Qualifying – Final Round
(2) Yuliana Fedak (UKR) d. (6) Ksenia Palkina (KGZ) 63 26 60
(3) Eirini Georgatou (GRE) d. (7) Elena Kulikova (RUS) 64 76(5)
(5) Zarina Diyas (KAZ) d. Scarlett Werner (GER) 63 62
Nadejda Guskova (RUS) d. (8) Tatiana Poutchek (BLR) 63 46 64

Order of Play – Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Centre Court (from 10.00hrs)
1. Alexandra Dulgheru vs. Kurumi Nara
2. Sabina Sharipova vs. Magdalena Rybarikova (NB 11.30hrs)
3. Nigina Abduraimova vs. Darya Kustova
4. Eirini Georgatou vs. Akgul Amanmuradova (NB 15.00hrs)

Court 1 (from 10.00hrs)
1. Zarina Diyas vs. Monica Niculescu
2. Zuzana Kucova vs. Anna Chakvetadze
3. Ekaterina Bychkova vs. Sania Mirza (NB 13.00hrs)
4. Dzehalevich/Tsurenko vs. Kondratieva/Lefèvre

Court 2 (from 10.00hrs)
1. Jill Craybas vs. Ksenia Palkina
2. Maria Elena Camerin vs. Elena Bovina
3. Alla Kudryavtseva vs. Yuliana Fedak (NB 13.00hrs)
4. Bratchikova/Ivanova vs. Rodina/Voegele

Court 3 (from 10.00hrs)
1. Olga Savchuk vs. Nadejda Guskova
2. Alexandra Panova vs. Nina Bratchikova
3. Abdurakhimova/Azimova vs. Rodionova/Savchuk (NB 13.00hrs)

Tashkent preview information

TASHKENT OPEN
Tashkent-UZB
September 20-26, 2010
$220,000/International
Hard/Outdoors

Order of Play – Monday, September 20, 2010
Centre Court (from 11.30hrs)
1. Alina Abdurakhimova vs. Stefanie Voegele
2. Elena Vesnina vs. Lesya Tsurenko
3. Amanmuradova/Kustova vs. Dulgheru/Rybarikova (NB 14.00hrs)

Court 1 (from 10.00hrs)
1. Eirini Georgatou vs. Elena Kulikova (Singles Q Final)
2. Yuliana Fedak vs. Ksenia Palkina (Singles Q Final)
3. Evgeniya Rodina vs. Arina Rodionova (NB 13.00hrs)

Court 2 (from 10.00hrs)
1. Nadejda Guskova vs. Tatiana Poutchek (Singles Q Final)
2. Scarlett Werner vs. Zarina Diyas (Singles Q Final)
3. Katie O’Brien vs. Ekaterina Ivanova (NB 13.00hrs)

Guangzhou (Tues): Groth Cruises, Chan Ousted

LANDSKY LIGHTING GUANGZHOU INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S OPEN
Guangzhou-CHN
September 13-19, 2010
$220,000/International
Hard/Outdoors

Results – Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Singles – First Round
(1) Jarmila Groth (AUS) d. Nina Bratchikova (RUS) 62 60
Ksenia Pervak (RUS) d. (2) Chan Yung-Jan (TPE) 36 60 62
(4) Ayumi Morita (JPN) d. (Q) Junri Namigata (JPN) 62 62
Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) d. (6) Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) 61 75
(7) Alberta Brianti (ITA) d. Pauline Parmentier (FRA) 63 61
Edina Gallovits (ROU) d. (Q) Kim So-Jung (KOR) 67(4) 61 63
Tamarine Tanasugarn (THA) d. Simona Halep (ROU) 76(4) 62
Alexandra Panova (RUS) d. (Q) Sun Shengnan (CHN) 16 64 62
Sania Mirza (IND) d. Katie O’Brien (GBR) 63 16 62
(WC) Han Xinyun (CHN) d. (Q) Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) 76(2) 16 61

Doubles – First Round
Lu/Xu (CHN/CHN) d. C.Chan/Palkina (TPE/KGZ) 26 62 108 (Match TB)
Brianti/Chang (ITA/TPE) d. (WC) Liang/Zhou (CHN/CHN) 64 61

Order of Play – Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Center Court (from 14.00hrs)

1. Chanelle Scheepers vs. Zhang Shuai
2. Han Xinyun vs. Chang Kai-Chen (NB 15.00hrs)
3. Smith/Yan vs. Sun/Zhang
4. Maria Elena Camerin vs. Alberta Brianti (NB 18.30hrs)

Court 1 (from 14.00hrs)
1. Sania Mirza vs. Akgul Amanmuradova
2. Chen/Lu vs. Savchuk/Tanasugarn (NB 15.00hrs)
3. Amanmuradova/Kudryavtseva vs. Panova/Pervak
4. Han/Liu vs. Grandin/Uhlirova

Court 2 (from 14.00hrs)
1. Alla Kudryavtseva vs. Ekaterina Ivanova
2. Bratchikova/Ivanova vs. Hsieh/Scheepers (NB 15.30hrs; after suitable rest)

Court 3 (NB 15.30hrs; after suitable rest)
1. Groth/Peers vs. Gallovits/Mirza

WTA Tour – Guangzhou (Mon): Seeds Seamless on Day One

LANDSKY LIGHTING GUANGZHOU INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S OPEN
Guangzhou-CHN
September 13-19, 2010
$220,000/International
Hard/Outdoors

Results – Monday, September 13, 2010
Singles – First Round
(3) Akgul Amanmuradova (UZB) d. Olga Savchuk (UKR) 75 62
(5) Chang Kai-Chen (TPE) d. Kurumi Nara (JPN) 61 62
(8) Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) d. (WC) Xu Yi-Fan (CHN) 64 60
Maria Elena Camerin (ITA) d. (WC) Lu Jing-Jing (CHN) 36 61 75
Zhang Shuai (CHN) d. Sophie Ferguson (AUS) 36 76(5) 62
Ekaterina Ivanova (RUS) d. Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 63 76(6)

Singles Qualifying – Final Round
(2) Junri Namigata (JPN) d. Chan Chin-Wei (TPE) 63 61
(8) Kim So-Jung (KOR) d. (3) Lee Jin-A (KOR) 64 62
Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) d. (4) Misaki Doi (JPN) 63 63
(9) Sun Shengnan (CHN) d. (5) Sally Peers (AUS) 46 61 62

Order of Play – Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Center Court (from 14.00hrs)
1. Jarmila Groth vs. Nina Bratchikova
2. Hsieh Su-Wei vs. Han Xinyun
3. Smith/Yan vs. Sun/Zhang (NB 16.30hrs)
4. Ksenia Pervak vs. Chan Yung-Jan (NB 18.30hrs)

Court 1 (from 14.00hrs)
1. Pauline Parmentier vs. Alberta Brianti
2. Sun Shengnan vs. Alexandra Panova
3. Brianti/Chang vs. Liang/Zhou (NB 16.30hrs)

Court 2 (from 14.00hrs)
1. Bojana Jovanovski vs. Alla Kudryavtseva
2. Edina Gallovits vs. Kim So-Jung
3. Lu/Xu vs. C.Chan/Palkina (NB 16.30hrs)

Court 3 (from 14.00hrs)
1. Sania Mirza vs. Katie O’Brien
2. Ayumi Morita vs. Junri Namigata
3. Simona Halep vs. Tamarine Tanasugarn