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Andy Murray defeated Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-3 to move into round two of the men's singles at the Olympics tennis event at Wimbledon. Meanwhile, Elena Baltacha won in straight sets in the women’s singles on day one and Heather Watson and Laura Robson will be hoping to join her when they play their opening round matches on Monday.
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ATP 250 – Los Angeles – Farmers Classic – Men’s doubles
British doubles duo, Jamie Delgado & Ken Skupski finished as the runners-up of the ATP 250 men’s doubles event in LA, America. The third seeded pair faced Ruben Bemelmas & Xavier Malisse in the final but were defeated 7-6(5), 4-6, 10-7.
Jamie Delgado & Ken Skupski next compete in the ATP 500 Citi Open event in Washington, America.
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ATP Challenger – Lexington – Fifth Third Bank Tennis Championships – Men’s singles
Alex Bogdanovic reached the men's singles semi-finals in America before conceding a walkover to eighth seed Erik Chvojka (CAN).
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ITF Ireland F1 Futures – Men’s singles & doubles
Josh Goodall has claimed victory in the men’s singles at the ITF Ireland F1 Futures event. Having won through four rounds of matches, top seeded Goodall toppled fourth seed Michael Look (AUS) 7-6(6), 6-4 to seal victory.
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ITF $50,000 Lexington – Women’s singles
Johanna Konta finished as the women’s singles runner-up in the ITF $50,000 Lexington event in America. In the final she was defeated 6-3, 6-0 by Julia Glushko of Israel.
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ITF Austria F3 Futures – Men’s singles & doubles
Dan Smethurst reached the semi-finals of the men’s singles in Austria. In the final four, Smethurst played conqueror of Alex Slabinsky, Nicolas Reissig but was defeated 6-2, 6-1.
Meanwhile in the men's doubles, second seeds James Marsalek & Daniel Smethurst finished as the runners-up after Maximilian Neuchrist (AUT) & Mate Pavic (CRO) took the title with a 6-4, 6-3 win.
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ITF Belgium F5 Futures – Men’s singles
Jack Carpenter reached the quarter-finals of the men's singles in Belgium. Having qualified for the event, Carpenter played seventh seed Joris De Loore (BEL) in the last eight but was defeated 6-4, 6-4.
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AEGON GB Pro-Series Wrexham Week 1 – Women’s singles & doubles
Carina Witthoeft of Germany has finished as the women’s singles champion at the AEGON GB Pro-Series in Wrexham. In the final, fifth seeded Witthoeft defeated top seed Donna Vekic of Croatia 6-4, 6-4 to lift the winner’s trophy. Meanwhile in the women’s doubles, Nicole Rottmann (AUT) & Lenka Wienerova (SVK) overcame Japanese duo Yuka Higuchi & Hirono Watanabe 6-1, 6-1 to seal victory.
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AEGON County Cup
There was double victory for Hertfordshire as both their men’s and women’s teams sealed victory in Group 1 of the AEGON Summer County Cup in Devonshire Park, Eastbourne. Hertfordshire women defeated Middlesex, Lancashire, Hampshire & IOW, Surrey and Buckinghamshire to close out the win, while Hertfordshire men have now claimed victory for the fourth year in a row.
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AEGON Junior International Bournemouth, Tennis Europe 14U, Category 3 - Boys’ & Girls’ singles & doubles
Second seed Max Stewart has finished as the boys’ singles runner-up in Bournemouth. In the final he played Lorenzo Corioni (ITA) but was defeated 6-4, 6-4.
The girls singles event saw an all-British final as top seed Katie Swan overcame Ellie-Rose Griffiths 6-3, 6-2 in the final two. Swan also experienced success in the girls’ doubles with Ellie-Rose Griffiths as the pair defeated second seeds Holly Thompson & Georgie Walker in the final.
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Grade B1, Switzerland – Boys’ singles
Jonny O’Mara reached the boys’ singles semi-finals in Switzerland but fell to the top seed. Meanwhile Katy Dunne and Kathinka Von Deichmann (LIE) were the runners-up in the girls’ doubles.
Grade 4, Switzerland – Boys’ & Girls’ singles & doubles
Katie Boulter was in action in the girls’ doubles with Italian partner Georgina Brescia. The sixth seeded duo claimed the title with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Arianne Hartono & Sarah Schaerer.
Jamie Malik reached the semi-finals of the boys’ singles in Switzerland before being defeated by Ruben Greiner. Meanwhile, Joshua Paris was defeated by Jason Platzer (AUT) in the quarter-final stages.
Tennis Europe Nations Challenge by HEAD – Boys’ & Girls’ singles & doubles
The 12U GB Girls defeated Slovenia 2-1 on the decisive doubles rubber to qualify for The Nations Challenge Finals in Corsica. Ali Collins defeated Lian Benedejcic 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to put the team ahead at No.2 singles. Eliz Maloney then lost narrowly at No.1 singles 4-6, 6-0, 6-3 to Kristina Novak. In the deciding doubles, Ali Collins partnered Claudia Hallsworth to a 7-6, 1-6, 6-1 win to eventually clinch qualification.
12U GB Girls Tennis Europe Nations Challenge Team
Speaking about the girls’ success, team captain John Trehearn said: “The win completed an excellent week for the girls who teamed up brilliantly. I'm very proud of their efforts.”
Meanwhile the 12&U boys' team of Harry Butler, Ewen Lumsden and George Hutchings came third in Ankara, Turkey, defeating Slovenia but missing out to Germany and Bulgaria.
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TE Category 2, Austria – Girls’ singles
Maria Budin reached the girls’ singles semi-finals in Austria where she was defeated by Maria Lyven in the last four.
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TE Category 3, Austria – Boys’ singles
Top seed Daniel Bennett has won the boys’ singles title in Austria. In the final he played second seed Valentin Guenther winning 7-6(3), 7-6(7).
TE European Championships, Czech Republic – Boys’ singles
Ninth seed Samuel Ferguson was defeated 6-3, 6-2 by third seed Mikael Yemer in the quarter-finals of the Czech Republic Tennis Europe European Championships.
Belgian Open, ITF1
Lucy Shuker and partner Annick Sevenans (BEL) have reached the final of this year's Belgian Open after defeating Louise Hunt and her American partner, Emmy Kaiser 7-5, 6-3. Shuker & Sevenans then sealed the title with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Elena Jacinto & Katharina Kruger.
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With the AEGON Summer County Cup 2012 underway, Team Captain Ben Disley blogs from the HSBC Sports Ground, Beckenham as the Shropshire Men compete in Group 7 of the men's event.