Mikhail Kukushkin wins, Golubev retires in Australian Open

Jan 19. Central Asia. MELBOURNE, Australia

Mikhail Kukushkin wins, Golubev retires in Australian OpenKazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin January 19 defeated Serbia’s Viktor Troicki 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in second-round men’s singles at the Australian Open.

Meanwhile, his compatriot Andrei Golubev retired, letting France’s Richard Gasquet advance, 4-6, 6-2, 0-3.

In first-round women’s doubles, Kazakhstan’s Galina Voskoboyeva and Chinese Taipei’s Su-Wei Hsieh beat Japan’s Kimiko Date-Krumm and China’s Shuai Zhang 6-2, 6-1.

In first-round men’s doubles, Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin and Italy’s Flavio Cipolla topped Australia’s James Duckworth and Adam Feeney 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (5).

http://centralasiaonline.com/en_GB/articles/caii/newsbriefs/2012/01/19/newsbrief-15

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