AUSTRALIAN OPEN



AUSTRALIAN OPEN
Thursday
At Melbourne Park
Melbourne, Australia
Purse: 15.68 million (Grand Slam)
Surface: Hard-Outdoor
Singles
Men Second Round
James Blake (5), United States, def. Alex Kuznetsov, United States, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2.
Tomas Berdych (13), Czech Republic, def. Robert Smeets, Australia, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4.
Women Second Round
Kim Clijsters (4), Belgium, def. Akiko Morigami, Japan, 6-3, 6-0.
Martina Hingis (6), Switzerland, def. Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, 6-2, 6-2.
Vera Zvonareva (22), Russia, def. Tamira Paszek, Austria, 6-1, 6-3.
Aiko Nakamura, Japan, def. Sania Mirza, India, 6-3, 6-2.
Alona Bondarenko (29), Ukraine, def. Virginie Razzano, France, 6-3, 6-4.
Tathiana Garbin (30), Italy, def. Renata Voracova, Czech Republic, 6-1, 7-5.
Alicia Molik, Australia, def. Kaia Kanepi, Estonia, 1-6, 6-3, 6-2.
Anna Chakvetadze (12), Russia, def. Laura Granville, United States, 6-2, 5-7, 6-1.
Doubles
Men First Round
Mark Knowles, Bahamas, and Daniel Nestor (3), Canada, def. Jose Acasuso and Martin Vassallo Arguello, Argentina, 7-6 (1), 6-4.
Women First Round
Catalina Castano, Colombia and Jill Craybas, United States, def. Lauren Breadmore and Emily Hewson, Australia, 7-5, 6-3.
Vasilisa Bardina, Russia and Alicja Rosolska, Poland, def. Casey Dellacqua and Jessica Moore, Australia, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.
WINTER JUNIOR TEAM LEAGUE
(At Boardman Tennis Center)
Gold 8 1/2, Silver 1/2; Green 6 1/2, Blue 3 1/2; Dark Green 7 1/2, Brown 3; Dark Blue 6 1/2, Ruby 4; Light Green 8 1/2, Orange 2; Purple 7 1/2, Maroon 3; Gray 6, Yellow 4.
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