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Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships
British No.1 Andy Murray battled over three sets to make the semi-finals of the Japan Open.
Defending champion Murray defeated Swiss opponent Stanislas Wawrinka 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 in just over two hours. Murray, who is playing in his first tournament since his Grand Slam win at Flushing Meadows plays big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic in the last-four.
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Colin Fleming & Ross Hutchins are through to the semi-finals of the China Open after a 6-7(3), 6-2, 10-5 win over third seeds Robert Lindstedt & Horia Tecau. The British duo play Carlos Berlocq & Denis Istomin for a place in the final.
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Kuwait F3 Futures
Top seeds Lewis Burton and Ruan Roelofse (RSA) have claimed the men's doubles title in Kuwait. To contest the title the duo played third seeds Mohammad Ghareeb (KUW) & Mikhail Vasiliev (RUS) winning 7-6(5), 7-6(2).
Turkey F38 Futures
George Morgan and partner Mate Pavic (CRO) have reached the semi-finals of the men's doubles in Turkey. In the final four, the top seeds are taking on fourth seeds Edoardo Eremin (ITA) & Artem Sitak (NZL).
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Qatar F2 Futures
Second seed Oliver Golding has defeated sixth seed James Marsalek 6-3, 6-4 in the quarter-finals of the men's singles in Qatar. Now in the semi-finals, Golding meets third seed Marek Semjan (SVK). Meanwhile in the men's doubles, top seeds Golding & Marsalek were defeated in the semi-finals by third seeds Roman Jebavy (CZE) & Otakar Lucak (CZE).
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Sweden F7 Futures
Tom Burn reached the semi-finals of the men's doubles in Sweden with partner Pablo Figueroa (SWE). The duo who beat the second seeds to reach the final four, played third seeds Kalle Averfalk & Robin Olin but lost out after retiring in the second set when trailing 7-6(7), 3-2.
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Laura Deigman and Irish partner Amy Bowtell reached the semi-finals of the women's doubles in Greece. The second seeded duo faced Stemmer (GER) & Kathinka Von Deichmann (LIE) in the last four but were defeated 6-4, 6-1.
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AEGON British Tour Nottingham
The AEGON British Tour Nottingham has reached the final stages of the men’s and women’s singles at the Nottingham Tennis Centre. In the women’s draw, top seed Samantha Murray is playing second seed Anna Fitzpatrick for the title. Meanwhile in the final of the men’s draw, top seed Dan Evans plays either second seed Richard Bloomfield or sixth seed Scott Whitbread.
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Jazzi Plews and Lana Rush are both through to the semi-finals of the girls’ singles in Brazil. Rush, who is seeded second, plays fifth seeded Brazilian Carolina Alves, while fourth seed Plews faces Pei-Ju Chien (TPE). Meanwhile in the doubles, Plews & Rush reached the last four before falling to Brazilian pairing Maria Beirao & Leticia Vidal 6-4, 4-6, 10-3.
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Grade 4 - Auckland ITF Indoor Championships – New Zealand
Rhett Purcell and Australian partner Milan Tepsic have won through to the semi-finals of the boys’ doubles in New Zealand. Seeded second the duo face third seeds Cameron Norrie (NZL) & Ben Davies (NZL).
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Grade 4 – Riad 21 - Morocco
Gabriella Taylor is through to the semi-finals of the girls’ singles in Morocco where she meets fourth seeded wild card Lina Qostal (MAR). On her way to the final four, unseeded Taylor defeated top seeded American Alexandria Stiteler 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 in the second round.
Grade 5 – El Sauce Cup 2012 – Argentina
Seventh seeds Daniel Bennett & Alexis Canter reached the semi-finals of the boys’ doubles in Argentina before being defeated by second seeds Juan Manuel Benitez Chavarriaga (COL) & Matias Zukas (ARG).
US Open USTA Wheelchair Tennis Championships
British No.1 Lucy Shuker reached the first Super Series women's singles final of her career on the third day of play in St. Louis after beating second seed and world No.7 Sharon Walraven of the Netherlands for the second time this season, while Gordon Reid booked his place in his second Super Series semi-final of 2012.
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Wroclaw Cup Indoor, ITF 2
Louise Hunt has reached the women's singles final in Wroclaw. In the semi-finals, top seed Hunt beat Lucyna Mietrkiewicz 6-3, 6-1 and now has a tough final on Friday against Dutch second seed Dorrie Timmermans-van Hall.
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AEGON British Tour Glasgow – Newlands LTC, October 8 – 13
AEGON Team Tennis Schools Year 8 & 10 Knockout Stage – Various venues around the country
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