Tag Archives: Stan Wawrinka

Tsonga Surges Into BA Quarter-finals

Tennis Updates: Tsonga reached his first quarter-final on South American soil Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has made a successful South American debut at the Argentina Open on Wednesday, easing past local Leonardo Mayer 6-1, 6-2 to advance to the quarter-finals. The French World No. 9 in the Emirates ATP Rankings powered through the opening set against the 37th-ranked Argentinian, breaking twice to take ...

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Gasquet Wins Third Montpellier Title

Tennis Updates: Richard Gasquet won the third all-French final at the Open Sud de France by beating Paul-Henri Mathieu 7-5, 6-4 on Sunday. It was Gasquet’s third title from four straight finals at the ATP World Tour 250 indoor tournament. Gasquet is now 13-12 in ATP World Tour finals, having last clinched a trophy in May 2015 at Estoril (d. ...

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Estrella Burgos Rallies To Retain Quito Crown

Tennis Updates: Victor Estrella Burgos joined a select club with a comeback win in Quito on Sunday. The Dominican, who captured his first ATP World Tour title at age 34 last year, successfully defended his Ecuador Open Quito title with a 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-2 final win against Thomaz Bellucci. He joined Stan Wawrinka (Chennai), Viktor Troicki (Sydney), Novak Djokovic (Australian Open) and Richard Gasquet (Montpellier) in successfully defending their titles ...

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Nadal On Collision Course With Monaco

Tennis Updates: In the final of the 2015 Argentina Open, Rafael Nadal topped good friend Juan Monaco 6-4, 6-1 for his 46th career clay-court title and improved his tour-level record against the Argentine to 6-1. Next week, both player could meet again in Buenos Aires, this time in the second round. Top seed Nadal will have a first-round bye, while ...

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Mathieu, Gasquet Set All-French Final In Montpellier

Tennis Updates: When Paul-Henri Mathieu reached his first Open Sud de France final, the year was 2002 and the former World No. 12 was a mere 20 years old. Fourteen years later, the Frenchman returned to the final following a gritty 7-6(11), 7-5 victory over Alexander Zverev at The Parks & Suites Arena in Montpellier. In 2002, Mathieu toppled Gustavo ...

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Battle Of 2016 Titlists In Sofia Final

Tennis Updates: Roberto Bautista Agut and Viktor Troicki will look to continue their strong runs of form when they clash for the Garanti Koza Sofia Open title on Sunday. The final will feature the two winners from the second week of the ATP World Tour season, when the Spaniard triumphed in Auckland and the Serb retained his Sydney crown. Top ...

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Klizan Reaches Sofia Quarter-Finals

Tennis Updates: Seventh seed Martin Klizan was first to reach the Garanti Koza Sofia Open quarter-finals. The Slovakian advanced with a 6-3, 2-6, 7-6(4) win over Lukas Rosol in two hours and four minutes on Wednesday. Klizan awaits the winner of fourth seed Andreas Seppi and Thiemo de Bakker. Third Seed Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, who received a first-round bye, overcame qualifier Mirza ...

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Australian Open: Reid wins wheelchair singles title

Tennis Updates: Gordon Reid has won his first Grand Slam singles title by beating Joachim Gerard 7-6 (9-7) 6-4 in the wheelchair final at the Australian Open. But the Briton, 24, could not add the doubles title as he and partner Shingo Kunieda lost in three sets to Stephane Houdet and Nicolas Peifer, despite having led the final set 5-0. ...

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Australian Open: Murray and Soares win doubles title

Tennis Updates: Jamie Murray became the first Briton to win the Australian Open men’s doubles title in 82 years, as he and Bruno Soares beat Daniel Nestor and Radek Stepanek 2-6 6-4 7-5. Brazil’s Soares, 33, twice lost his serve as Canada’s Nestor, 43, and Czech Stepanek, 37, took the opening set. Murray, 29, and Soares began to exert more ...

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Djokovic wins Australian Open title

Tennis Updates: World number one Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray in straight sets to win his sixth Australian Open title and condemn the Briton to a fifth final defeat. The Serb, 28, won 6-1 7-5 7-6 (7-3) to claim his sixth Melbourne title, tying the record of Australia’s Roy Emerson. Djokovic also draws level with tennis greats Bjorn Borg and ...

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