This week’s winners include Maria Kirilenko taking the PTT Pattaya Open title over Sabine Lisicki, and Mona Barthel beating Sara Errani to win the Open GDF Suez.
The Brazilian doubles team of Marcelo Melo and Andre Sa — seeded 10th at this year’s French Open — lost in the first round to an unseeded pair, Igor Kunitsyn and Dmitry Tursunov. The Russian team fell in the quarters to top seeds Zimonjic and Nestor. And in the finals, Lukas Dlouhy and Leander Paes […]
Caroline Wozniacki defeated Anna Chakvetadze in the women’s singles final at Pilot Pen. The 18-year-old is currently the only Dane in the Top 400 of the SEWTA Tour. Meanwhile, Brazilians Andre Sa and Marcelo Melo won their doubles final over Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles 7-5, 6-2. And Croat Marin Cilic downed Mardy Fish 6–4, […]
This one’s for you, Mikey: Our Sa Watch 2008 begins with the duo of Marcelo Melo and Andre Sa — locals — winning the Brazil Open doubles trophy over Albert Montanez and Santiago Ventura. Leave it to Andre to wear yellow socks on the court. Cute. Meanwhile, it was a battle of the lankies as […]
Bah. Marcelo Melo received a two-month doping ban after the ITF determined he tested positive for isometheptene at Queen’s Club earlier this spring. The ban is usually two years long, but was reduced because Melo didn’t take the substance to enhance his sporting performance. He’ll forfeit prize money and rankings points. Which is sad, since […]