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Thursday tennis action

Fighting back after an awful day - Kiefer went close, managed to trade out for a nice position, but it still didn't cover the rest. The scoreboard says 0-5.

Women

1pt Cirstea to beat Cornet 2.6

This is a play against the French headcase mostly - her R1 match had 16 breaks in 22 games, that's woeful. Cirstea is good enough, although her form hasn't been brilliant.

2pts Wickmayer to beat Stosur 2.2

Have been following the Belgian for several wks now and profitably too. On a great run and with stronger clay experience than the Aussie.

1pt Kutuzova to beat Martinez Sanchez 2.75

Another I've had some wins on this year, solid player well suited against the flair of the Spaniard and has a strong 10-4 record against lefties.

1pt M.Gonzalez to beat Seppi 3.0

Good R1 win over Fish, backing up last wk's form, while Seppi won less than 1/3 of his 2nd serves in R1, a licence to tee off.


UPDATE

Better results today, 2-2, +0.6. Kutuzova blew a one-set lead unfortunately.

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