Tomic Has Great Start with Big Victory

20-year-old Australian player, Bernard Tomic (VCORE Tour 97) faced a tough opener against Number 21 seed Sam Querrey of the United States on day two of Wimbledon 2013.

Bernard showed spirit and persistence in his performance against the opponent’s vigorous attacks to keep his service game. The American rival hit 36 service aces and 79 winners throughout the match, but in the final set, Bernard captured 80% of his first serve points to level the fight with a 7-6(6) 7-6(3) 3-6 2-6 6-3 score line.

In the ladies’ singles, two VCORE players moved ahead to the second round with excellent victories. No. 23 seed Sabine Lisicki  (VCORE Tour 97, PTGSPN) used her strong attacking ability to overpower Italian veteran, Francesca Schiavone winning 6-1 6-2. Sabine earned 5 service aces and 25 winners against the 2010 Roland Garros champion and completed the match in 1 hour and 4 minutes. No. 7 seed Angelique Kerber (VCORE Xi 100) defeated Bethanie Mattek-Sands in straight sets aiming to break her record as the last year’s semifinalist in Wimbledon.

Three YONEX players made it to the second round and No. 12 seed Ana Ivanovic (EZONE Xi 98) faced off against  Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard.  


Tournament Results & Schedule of Play

Tournament Results [Day 2]

Gentlemen’s Singles [1st Round]

Bernard Tomic (VCORE Tour 97)(AUS) def. [21]Sam Querrey (USA) 7-6(6) 7-6(3) 3-6 2-6 6-3

Go Soeda (VCORE Xi 98, PTGSPN)(JPN) def. Andreas Haider-Maurer (AUT) 7-6(6) 7-5 6-1

Paul-Henri Mathieu (FRA) def. Ricardas Berankis (EZONE Xi 98, PTGSPN)(LTU) 7-6(4) 7-5 6-

7(3) 6-4


Ladies’ Singles [1st Round]

[7]Angelique Kerber (VCORE Xi 100)(GER) def. Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) 6-3 6-4

[23]Sabine Lisicki (VCORE Tour 97, PTGSPN)(GER) def. Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 6-1 6-2

Kimiko Date-Krumm (S-FIT, PTGSPN)(JPN) def. Carina Witthoeft (GER) 6-0 6-2

Laura Robson (GBR) def. [10]Maria Kirilenko (EZONE Xi 98, PTGP125)(RUS) 6-3 6-4

Caroline Garcia (FRA) def. Zheng Jie (EZONE Xi 98, PTGSPN)(CHN) 6-3 6-4

Marina Erakovic (NZL) def. Ayumi Morita (EZONE Xi, PTGSPN)(JPN) 4-6 6-0 7-5

Elena Vesnina (RUS) def. Andrea Hlavackova (RQiS 2 Tour, PTGP125)(CZE) 6-2 7-5


Schedule of Play [Day 3]

Gentlemen’s Singles [2nd Round]

[22]Juan Monaco (VCORE Xi 98)(ARG) vs. Rajeev Ram (USA)

Lleyton Hewitt (VCORE Tour 97)(AUS) vs. Dustin Brown (GER)


Ladies’ Singles [2nd Round]

[12]Ana Ivanovic (EZONE Xi 98)(SRB) vs. Eugenie Bouchard (CAN)