Good recap of the Wednesday action at the Australian Open on Tennis X blog (CLICK HERE)
TENNIS-X NEWS, NOTES, QUOTES AND BARBS
Roger Federer has 17 wins over Nikolay Davydenko. Davydenko has just one win in his last 17 matches against Top 10 players…Hard luck case Brian Baker will need right knee surgery and will be out four months after tearing his lateral meniscus today against Sam Querrey…Want some streaks? We got them: Serena Williams has won 17 straight matches…Ryan Harrison has lost 16 straight matches to Top 10 players…Novak Djokovic has won 17 straight at the Australian Open…Andy Murray has won his last 8 Grand Slam matches…Venus Williams has won 7 straight matches…Aggie Radwasnka is on an 11-match win streak, winning all 22 sets…Lukas Lacko has lost 13 straight matches to Top 10ers…Bernard Tomic has won all 9 matches this year…And after leading 5-2 in the third set against Zheng Jie, Sam Stosur is on a 5-game losing streak…Who will have a better career,Madison Keys or Donna Vekic?…Serena Williams and Venus are still scheduled for doubles later Thursday, so maybe the right ankle is OK. Then again maybe not…Andy Murray’s worst Grand Slam loss by ranking was to No. 91 Arnuad Clement, today he’ll face No. 100 Joao Sousa…For the second straight year no Australian women reached the third round at the Australian Open… Ther is more to this section at the link above.
Gilles Müller (born May 9, 1983) is a Luxembourgish professional tennis player. He was a US Open junior champion and is the most successful male tennis player in the history of his country. He was born, raised and currently resides in Schifflange. – Wikipedia
His highest ranking is #59 (which he will probably surpass). He has career wins over Andy Roddick (2005 U. S. Open); Rafael Nadal (2005 Wimbledon); Andre Agassi (2004 Leggs Mason; Tommy Haas (2008 U. S. Open); Nikolay Davydenko (2008 U. S. Open to reach the quarter finals); Feliciano Lopez (2009 Australian Open first round – it was a 4 hour, 24 minute match – the score was 6-3, 7-6, 4-6, 4-6, 16-14) and Bernard Tomic (2009 Australian Open – 2nd round). His 10 singles and 3 doubles tournament wins are all in either Challenger events or Futures events
His ATP Player Page – http://www.atpworldtour.com/Tennis/Players/Top-Players/Gilles-Muller.aspx
His record for the year (Yahoo Player Page) – http://sports.yahoo.com/tennis/players/540