Brisbane International 2011

  • Soderling, Stepanek reach Brisbane semis January 7, 2011

    Brisbane: Topseeded Robin Soderling advanced to the Brisbane International semifinals, beating Australian qualifier Matt Ebden 63, 62 on Friday. The Swede will face Radek Stepanek, the 2009 Brisbane champion and runnerup last year. Stepanek beat Germany's Florian Mayer 63, 63. In the other semifinal, defending champion Andy Roddick will play South Africa's...
  • Roddick advances to Brisbane International QFs January 5, 2011

    Brisbane: Defending champion Andy Roddick weathered an early onslaught from hardhitting Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov before steamrolling him 64 61 to book a quarterfinal place at the Brisbane International on Wednesday. The 22yearold Dolgopolov was the early aggressor, attacking Roddick's serve to win an early break and go up 42. The American world...
  • Verdasco upset in first round at Brisbane January 4, 2011

    Sydney: Third seed Fernando Verdasco of Spain crashed out of the first round of the Brisbane International on Tuesday, suffering an upset 61 67 63 loss to Germany's Benjamin Becker. Verdasco, a semifinalist at the Australian Open in 2009, recovered from a listless start to grind out the second set...