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AO Day 5: Monfils Exits, Williams Sisters Power Forward In Doubles

Friday, January 22, 2010

Black Tennis Pro's Gael Monfils vs Taylor Dent 2010 Australian OpenGael Monfils, France
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Try as he may, Frenchman Gael Monfils was not able to raise his level of play sufficient to overcome the game of American John Isner. Isner barraged Monfils with 26 aces to pull off a 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-6(7-5) upset.


Black Tennis Pro's Venus and Serena Williams Doubles 2010 Australian OpenVenus and Serena Williams, USA

American doubles team of Venus and Serena Williams continued there AO doubles success defeating Ioana Raluca Olaru of Roumania and Olga Savchuk of the Ukraine 6-1, 6-2 to advance to round three.

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American Raquel Kops-Jones, partnered with Great Britain's Sarah Borwell, did not enjoy the same success. They were knocked out by Argentine Gisela Dulko and Italy's Flavia Pennetta 7-5, 6-2.


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