Tuesday, August 12, 2003

Masters essentials



PHOTO GALLERY

Photos of Monday's play
Today's schedule

Center Court

• 11 a.m. - Roger Federer vs. Scott Draper.

Not before 1 p.m. - Mark Philippoussis vs. Mardy Fish; Lleyton Hewitt vs. Xavier Malisse.

• 7 p.m. - Andy Roddick vs. Fernando Verdasco; Frantisek Cermak-Leos Friedl vs. Joshua Eagle-Jared Palmer.

Grandstand Court

• 11 a.m. - Rainer Schuettler vs. Stefan Koubek; Paradorn Srichaphan vs. Feliciano Lopez; Juan Carlos Ferrero vs. Nikolay Davydenko; Sebastien Grosjean vs. Wesley Moodie.

Not before 7 p.m. - Gustavo Kuerten vs. Mariano Zabaleta.

Court 3

• 11 a.m. - Vince Spadea vs. Younes El Aynaoui; Albert Costa vs. Arnaud Clement; Yevgeny Kafelnikov vs. Jan-Michael Gambill; Alex Corretja vs. Max Mirnyi; David Nalbandian vs. Wayne Arthurs.

Court 4

• 11 a.m. - Fernando Vicente vs. Jarkko Nieminen; Gaston Etlis-Martin Rodriguez vs. Sjeng Schalken-Martin Verkerk; Tommy Robredo-Rainer Schuettler vs. James Blake-Todd Martin; Flavio Saretta vs. David Sanchez; Wayne Black-Kevin Ullyett vs. Jiri Novak-Radek Stepanek.

Don't miss

Andy Roddick returns to the States after his win last week in Montreal. He meets Fernando Verdasco.

Directions

• To the Tennis Center: I-71 North to exit 24, left onto Western Row, right onto Tournament.

• I-71 North/South to exit 25, west onto Route 741, left onto CourseView Drive.

• I-75 North to exit 22, right onto Tylersville, right onto Western Row, left onto Tournament.

• I-75 South to exit 29, left onto West Route 63, right onto South Route 741, continue on Kings Mills, right onto CourseView.

Monday's results

Singles

Juan Ignacio Chela def. Karol Kucera 6-1, 6-1; Sjeng Schalken (11) def. Hyung-Taik Lee 6-4, 6-3; Fabrice Santoro def. Carlos Moya (4) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4; Ivan Ljubicic def. Nicolas Lapentti 3-6, 7-5, 6-3; James Blake def. Wayne Ferreira 6-1, 7-6 (0); Paul-Henri Mathieu def. Tommy Robredo (15) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3; Thomas Enqvist def. Felix Mantilla (11) 6-3, 7-6 (5); Gaston Gaudio def. Robert Kendrick 6-4, 6-4; Noam Okun def. Martin Verkerk (16) 3-6, 6-3, 6-1; Hicham Arazi def. Michael Chang 4-6, 7-6 (7), 6-0; Greg Rusedski def. Jiri Novak (12) 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4

Guillermo Coria (6) def. Tim Henman 6-3, 4-6, 6-4; Mikhail Youzhny def. Agustin Calleri 6-3, 6-3; Fernando Gonzalez def. Brian Vahaly 7-5, 6-2; Todd Martin def. Jose Acasuso 6-3, 6-4

Doubles

Paradorn Srichaphan-Jarkko Nieminen def. Alex Corretja-Albert Costa 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (8); Lleyton Hewitt-Mark Philippoussis def. Juan Carlos Ferrero-Nenad Zimonjic 6-3, 7-5; Gustavo Kuerten-Yevgeny Kafelnikov def. Pavel Vizner-Tomas Cibulec 3-6, 7-5, 7-5. Donald Johnson-Chris Haggard def. David Adams-Robbie Koenig 6-3, 7-5.

Highlight

After the Brian Vahaly-Fernando Gonzalez match Monday night, Western & Southern Financial Masters officials, along with ATP Tour CEO Mark Miles, honored Michael Chang.

TV info

1-5 p.m., ESPN (live); 12:30-2:30 a.m., ESPN2 (delayed)

Tickets

Available for all remaining sessions. Prices are $22 today and Wednesday, $24 Thursday, $28 Friday, $34 Saturday, $40 Sunday. Two sessions each day except Sunday.




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Baseball denies Rose deal
Kearns shelved for rest of season
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Reds vs. D-Backs series preview
Mets may have found their own Jeter in Reyes
Furcal turns three to make record book
NL: Houston's Miller outduels Wood
AL: KC outslugs Yanks in first-place battle

BENGALS / NFL
Palmer sidelined by injury
Agent: Rookie returns today
Inside training camp
Meet the Bengals: Alex Sulfsted
Powerful Eagles top defenseless Saints 27-17
Alexander measures himself against best
Refreshed Smith assigned to give Cards new outlook
QBs are not Browns' only concern

TENNIS
Wimbledon champ avoids upset here
Moya out in opener collapse
Money, labor issues are spilling over into tennis
Chang bids city a final farewell
Hard-hitting style good for Gonzalez
Blake relishes his role-model opportunities
Spadea has returned, and so has his game
ATP slaps Agassi with $60,000 fine
Masters essentials
Women: Clijsters ends Serena's reign

COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Clarett meets with Ohio State AD, NCAA
Maryland placed on probation

U.C. BEARCATS
Butler slams UC, picks Ohio State

PREP SPORTS
Coach's status on board's agenda
Monday's results
Prep sports schedule

GOLF
Major provides most excitement

HOCKEY
'Miracle on Ice' mentor was motivator, innovator

NBA
More access sought in Bryant hearing

ON THE AIR
Tuesday sports on TV, radio