Kuerten edges Djokovic in exhibition match in Rio (Yahoo! Sports)

Written by: on 17th November 2012
Print This Post Print This Post
Bookmark and Share

Novak Djokovic of Serbia jokingly wears a wig to impersonate former tennis player Gustavo 'Guga' Kuerten of Brazil during their exhibition match in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Retired three-time French Open champion Gustavo Kuerten beat Novak Djokovic 7-6 (9), 7-5 in an exhibition match Saturday.


This is a syndicated post, read the rest here: Yahoo! Sports - Tennis News.



Topics:



10sBalls Top Stories

In Case You Missed It

DYLAN ALCOTT COMPLETES 24-HOUR WHEELCHAIR TENNIS CHALLENGE thumbnail

DYLAN ALCOTT COMPLETES 24-HOUR WHEELCHAIR TENNIS CHALLENGE

Australia's Dylan Alcot rolled into the history books on Friday morning at Melboune Park, completing a 24-hour wheelchair tennis challenge and raising more than AUD$70,000 for charity, with the total still rising.
EPA FAVORITE PHOTOS CHOSEN BY ALEJANDRO. FEDERER, SERENA, & MORE thumbnail

EPA FAVORITE PHOTOS CHOSEN BY ALEJANDRO. FEDERER, SERENA, & MORE

Check out some of the best EPA tennis shots we gathered up so far.
PAES AND KLAASEN AMONG A THRONG OF NEW DOUBLES PAIRINGS FOR 2015, WHO IS MAX MIRNYI PLAYING WITH ? thumbnail

PAES AND KLAASEN AMONG A THRONG OF NEW DOUBLES PAIRINGS FOR 2015, WHO IS MAX MIRNYI PLAYING WITH ?

One of the many reasons why Bob and Mike Bryan have been so dominant as a doubles duo is, of course, that they never split up. As their partnership remains a constant, other doubles players are consistently changing up their partners year in and year out. Next season will be no exception.
AMERICAN TENNIS DOESN’T NEED TO SUCK BY BILL SCANLON , A FORMER ATP # 9 IN THE WORLD , ADIOS PATRICK thumbnail

AMERICAN TENNIS DOESN’T NEED TO SUCK BY BILL SCANLON , A FORMER ATP # 9 IN THE WORLD , ADIOS PATRICK

Last year, my partner and I formed Advantage USA Tennis, a non-profit to help support and promote American tennis. Just for fun, we imagined what we might do if our goal was, instead, to keep American tennis in the dumps.
ROY EMERSON TENNIS CHAMPION RUNS THE BEST TENNIS CAMP IN THE WORLD @ THE PALACE HOTEL IN GSTAAD , SWITZERLAND  BY RICHARD EVANS thumbnail

ROY EMERSON TENNIS CHAMPION RUNS THE BEST TENNIS CAMP IN THE WORLD @ THE PALACE HOTEL IN GSTAAD , SWITZERLAND BY RICHARD EVANS

By the time Roy Emerson had won the Swiss Open title at Gstaad five times in the sixties and returned to lose in the final to Ilie Natsase in 1973, he was falling in the love with the place. For a country boy from the flat Out Back of Queensland, the soaring Alps encased in their mountain greenery which were so visible from his room at the imposing Palace Hotel offered a spellbindingly different view during the summer months.