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NextGen Star Chung Wins In Houston

Tennis Updates: Next Generation player Hyeon Chung edged American Tommy Paul 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 to advance to the quarter-finals of the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship on Wednesday night. The Korean landed 72 per cent of first serves and did not face a break points in the last two sets. “I tried to fight on every point,” Chung, ...

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Baghdatis Serves Up Double Bagel In Houston

Tennis Updates: Marcos Baghdatis made a perfect start to his campaign at the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship, dismissing Diego Schwartzman 6-0, 6-0 in 48 minutes on Tuesday afternoon in Houston. It marked the first double bagel on the ATP World Tour since last April, when Sergiy Stakhovsky defeated Mikhail Ledovskikh in the Munich first round, ...

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Ferrer Outlasts Fritz At Miami Open

Tennis Updates: For more than an hour on Friday, #NextGen star Taylor Fritz was even with perennial Top 10 player David Ferrer at the Miami Open presented by Itau. Fritz had battled back after an early break and was serving aces and hitting winners past the Spaniard. But the 18-year-old American failed to convert either of his two set points ...

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Zeballos Downs Del Potro In Miami

Tennis Updates: What a difference a few hours made for Horacio Zeballos.  The Argentine, No. 122 in the Emirates ATP Rankings, did not have a spot in the main draw of the Miami Open presented by Itau when he woke up Friday morning. However, when Roger Federer withdrew from the event due to a stomach virus, Zeballos found himself penciled ...

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Zverev advances, Nishikori Through

Tennis Updates: Alexander Zverev is making winning on the ATP World Tour as a teenager look routine this week at the BNP Paribas Open. The #NextGen star, 18, earned his second win over a Top 30 player in as many matches on Tuesday, beating the No. 16 seed Gilles Simon of France, 6-2, 6-2 in one hour and seven minutes. On ...

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Dark Days Behind Baghdatis As He Reaches Dubai Final

Tennis Updates: Former World No. 8 Marcos Baghdatis is through to his biggest ATP World Tour final since 2010 after defeating Feliciano Lopez 3-6, 7-6(1), 6-1 on Friday in the semi-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The Cypriot is through to his first ATP World Tour 500 final since finishing runner-up at the Citi Open in Washington six ...

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Sam Querrey dumps Kei Nishikori out

Tennis Updates: Sam Querrey’s hot hard court form continues with the American dumping second seed Kei Nishikori out of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday night. Having captured an eighth ATP World Tour title in Delray Beach on Sunday, the 27 year old snapped a four-match losing streak against the World No. 6 in the Emirates ATP Rankings. ...

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Isner Still Coming Up Aces Down Under

Tennis Updates: John Isner — all six feet, 10 inches of him — has long been known for his imposing on-court presence, his booming serve making him one of the hardest to break on the ATP World Tour. As Roger Federer once noted, “John can hold easy, that we know.” Bernard Tomic asserted, “It’s a nightmare to play him. He’s ...

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Sock Soars In Auckland

Tennis Updates: Jack Sock will play for his second ATP World Tour title, advancing to the final of the ASB Classic with a 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 upset of top seed and four-time champion David Ferrer. “I knew coming in I would have to play some unbelievable tennis,” said Sock, who continued his new tradition of tossing an autographed sock into ...

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Ferrer Begins Quest For Fifth Title

Tennis Updates: Top seed and four-time champion David Ferrer rolled past Australian qualifier Matthew Barton 6-2, 6-4 in 65 minutes on Wednesday at the ASB Classic. The Spaniard, who owns more Auckland titles than any other player in the Open Era, winning in 2007 and 2011-2013, took a wild card into the draw after an opening-round loss in Doha last ...

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