Australian Open results

January 22nd, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS  

Serena WilliamsMelbourn, Jan 22 (DPA) The following are the results of matches played Thursday at the Australian Open.Women’s singles, second round:

Serena Williams, 2, US, def. Gisela Dulko, Argentina, 6-3, 7-5;

Elena Dementieva, 4, Russia, def. Iveta Benesova, Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-1l;

Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain, def. Venus Williams, 6, US, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5;

Svetlana Kuznetsova, 8, Russia, def. Tatjana Malek, Germany, 6-2, 6-2;

Flavia Pennetta, 12, Italy, def. Jessica Moore, Australia, 6-4, 6-1;

Victoria Azarenka, 13, Belarus, def. Tathiana Garbin, Italy, 4-1 retired, abdominal injury;

Virginie Razzano, France, def. Patty Schnyder, 14, Switzerland, 6-3, 6-1;

Kateryna Bondarenko, Ukraine, def. Lourdes Dominguez Lino, Spain, 7-5, 7-5;

Amelie Mauresmo, France, def. Elena Baltacha, Britain, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2;

Anabel Medina Garrigues, Spain, def. Julie Coin, France, 6-1, 6-4;

Zheng Jie, China, def. Melinda Czink, Hungary, 7-6 (7-0), 5-7, 6-3;

Dominika Cibulkova, Slovakia, def. Chan Yung-Jan, Taiwan, 6-0, 6-2;

Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez, Spain, def. Akgul Amanmuradova, Uzbekistan, 6-2, 6-4;

Samantha Stosur, Australia, def. Sabine Lisicki, Germany, 6-3, 6-4;

Peng Shuai, China, def. Sesil Karatantcheva, Bulgaria, 6-4, 6-0;

Alona Bondarenko, Ukraine, def. Severine Bremond, France, 7-6 (7-1), 1-6, 6-2;

Men’s singles, second round:

Rafael Nadal, 1, Spain, def. Roko Karanusic, Croatia, 6-2, 6-3, 6-2;

Andy Murray, 4, Britain, def. Marcel Granollers, Spain, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2;

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 5, France, def. Ivan Ljubicic, Croatia, 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (10-8), 7-6 (9-7), 6-2;

Gilles Simon, 6, France, def. Chris Guccione, Australia, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-1, 6-2;

James Blake, 9, US, def. Sebastien De Chaunac, France, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3;

Gael Monfils, 12, France, def. Stefan Koubek, Austria, 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2;

Fernando Gonzalez, 13, Chile, def. Guillermo Canas, Argentina, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4;

Fernando Verdasco, 14, Spain, def. Arnaud Clement, France, 6-1, 6-1, 6-2;

Richard Gasquet, France, def. Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4;

Dudi Sela, Israel, def. Victor Hanescu, Romania, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2;

Jurgen Melzer, Austria, def. Andreas Beck, Germany, 5-7, 7-6 (9-7), 6-4, 6-3;

Tommy Haas, Germany, def. Flavio Cipolla, Italy, 6-1, 6-2, 6-1;

Nicolas Almagro, Spain, def. Fabio Fognini, Italy, 6-2, 7-5, 6-0;

Mario Ancic, Croatia, def. Ivo Karlovic, Croatia, 5-7, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3;

Radek Stepanek, Czech Republic, def. Michael Berrer, Germany, 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (3-7), 7-5;

Igor Andreev, Russia, def. Ernests Gulbis, Latvia, 6-4, 6-4, 5-7, 3-6, 6-4.

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