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Daily Sports Roundup

Below follow the main events in the Russian sports world in the last 24 hours at 2.p.m. GMT June 16

* Head of the Russian Hockey Federation Vladislav Tretyak said a new coach for the Russian national hockey team would be named next week

* At the $850,000 Stella Artois ATP tennis tournament in London (through June 18)


- No.15-seed Dmitry Tursunov advanced to the quarterfinals by defeating Yeu-Tzuoo Wang (China) 6-3, 3-6, 6-1

* At the $850,000 Gerry Weber ATP tennis tournament in Halle, Germany (through June 18)


- Marat Safin failed to advance to the quarterfinals, losing to seventh-seed Olivier Rochus 6-4, 4-6, 1-6


Marat Safin and Yves Allegro (Switzerland) advanced to the semifinals by defeating Jonathan Erlich (Israel) and Andy Ram (Israel) 6-4, 1-6, 11-9

* At the $200,000 DFS Classic WTA tennis tournament in Birmingham, England (through June 18)


- Defending champion and top seed Maria Sharapova advanced to the quarterfinals, beating No.13-seed Li Na (China) 6-2, 6-4

- Yelena Likhovtseva (4) advanced to the quarterfinals by defeating Lisa Raymond (U.S.) 7-5, 6-4

- Vera Zvonaryova beat Francesca Schiavone (2) (Italy) 6-4 3-6 6-1 to advance to the semifinals


- Yelena Vesnina and Zi Yan (China) advanced to the second round by defeating No.3-seed duo Sania Mirza (India) and Francesca Schiavone (Italy) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2

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