No All-Czech Final. Me Sad.

There were other matches in Brisbane besides the WTA  final. The ATP semi-finals were played. Steps wiped the court with LaMonf- like he needed help with that. The dude is always on the floor. In the other semi-final Dick beat Berdy and I’m totally pissed about it. I wanted some Czech bromance in the final and I’m not going to get it.

Boooooo!!!

Full scores: Saturday, 9 January 2010

Singles – Semi-finals
[1] A Roddick (USA) d [4] T Berdych (CZE) 16 63 64
[2] R Stepanek (CZE) d [3] G Monfils (FRA) 62 61
Doubles – Semi-final
J Chardy (FRA) / M Gicquel (FRA) d J Blake (USA) / A Roddick (USA) 64 36 13-11

There was good news in doubles as you can see from the scores. Frenchies Jezza and Marc beat Dick and Blah in the semi-finals, so Yay! Just because I feel like it and he’s pretty:  A Jezza pic spam!

I see the hair is growing back. Sigh, so pretty.

Brisbane Results and OOP

The following are the results from Brisbane on Sunday

Kimmy def. Garbin, 6-2, 6-1

Comeback Aussie Alicia def. Makarova, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4

Vania King def. Mama Bammer, 6-4, 6-1

Andrea Petkovic def. Iveta Benesova, 6-7, 6-2, 6-1

Melinda Czink def. Lucie Hradecká, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

BarbZáhlCová def. Olga Govortsova, 6-4, 6-1.

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There was only one Men’s Doubles match today, with Team BlahDick beating Levinsky and Parrott, 6-2, 6-3.

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Monday’s OOP looks great, with HSM faves Richard Gasquet, Jezza, Jelena Dokic and Pavs all in action, as well as the return of Haley Joel Henin.

Day session (Note: all times are Brisbane local time)
Richard Gasquet (France) v Jarkko Nieminen (Finland)
Jelena Dokic (Australia) v Ana Ivanovic (Serbia)
Justine Henin (Belgium) v Nadia Petrova (Russia)

Night session
Radek Stepanek (Czech Republic) v John Millman (Australia)
Andy Roddick (United States) v Peter Luczak (Australia)

Court 1 starting at 10.30 am

Xavier Malisse (BEL) v Nick Lindahl (AUS)
Arnaud Clement (FRA) v Wayne Odesnik (USA)
Alisa Kleybanova (RUS) v Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)
Ashley Fisher/Stephen Huss (AUS) v Kaden Hensel/Bernard Tomic (AUS)
Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) v Aleksandra Wozniak (CAN)
Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) v Ekaterina Ivanova (RUS)

Court 2 starting at 10.30 am
Julian Reister (GER) v Matt Reid (AUS)
Marc Gicquel (FRA) v Philipp Petzschner (GER)
Casey Dellacqua (AUS) v Sesil Karatantcheva (KAZ)
Shuai Peng (CHN) v Agnes Szavay (HUN)
Casey Dellacqua/Alicia Molik (AUS) v Mariya Koryttseva/Darya Kustova (UKR/BLR)
Melinda Czink/Arantxa Parra Santonja (HUN/ESP) v Klaudia Jans/Alicja Rosoloska (POL)

Court 4 starting at 10.30 am
Oleksandra Dolgopolov Jr (UKR) v Kaden Hensel (AUS)
Marinko Matosevic (AUS) v Matthew Ebden (AUS) or Brydan Klein (AUS)
Lucie Safarova (CZE) v Anna-Lena Groenefeld (GER)
Michael Llodra (FRA) v Harel Levy (ISR)
Timea Bacsinszky/Tathiana Garbin (SUI/ITA) v Anna-Lena Groenefeld/Vania King (GER/USA)

Court 5 starting at 10.30 am
Sara Errani (ITA) v Roberta Vinci (ITA)
Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) v Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS)
Jeremy Chardy (FRA) v Alejandro Falla (COL)
Juan Ignacio Chela (ARG) v Thomaz Bellucci (BRA)
Jurgen Melzer/Philipp Petzschner (AUT/GER) v Martin Damm/Filip Polasek (CZE/SVK)