Federer and Djokovic Set The Stage for Indian Wells Final

Roger Federer By Kevin Ware Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic Set The Stage for a Mouthwatering Indian Wells Final  [7] Roger Federer d [28] Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 6-1 Roger Federer completely overwhelmed Alexandr Dolgopolov in the first men’s semifinal to book his spot in Sunday’s final. Dolgopolov is one of the ATP’s brightest, and most exciting, young prospects: capable...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal Upset by Alexandr Dolgopolov in Third Round of BNP Paribas Open

Alexandr Dolgopolov (March 10, 2014) INDIAN WELLS – Defending champion Rafael Nadal fell to Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5) in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.  It proved to be a bad day for defending champions as Maria Sharapova was upset on Stadium 1 in the match before Nadal. It was just last month in Rio that the Spaniard beat the 27th seed for the...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kickin' it with Dolgo Dog, Alexandr Dolgopolov, at the BNP Paribas Open

In case you didn’t know, Alexandr Dolgopolov is a super happy guy and laughs A LOT.  So, whenever I put "HL" it stands for hilarious laughter.  If I had to type it every time he did it, it would take me all night!  Enjoy! If you were a hip hop artist, what would your name be?I don’t know, Snoop Dog is taken! (HL)  Something with a “Dog.” How about “Dolgo...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal Wins Rio Equaling Guillermo Vilas on Open Era List with 62 Titles

  (February 23, 2014) Rafael Nadal won his 62nd title defeating Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 7-6 (3) to win the Rio Open title. With the title Nadal equals Hall of Famer Guillermo Vilas with 62 titles, tied for 7th on the Open era title leaders list. This puts the Spaniard two titles behind Bjorn Borg and Pete Sampras. Nadal is now 16-1 on the year, his lone defeat coming in the final...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nadal wins Rio Open, returns from back injury at Aussie Open

Rafael Nadal returned from a troublesome back injury to win the Rio Open on Sunday, defeating Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 7-6 (3). Nadal's victory comes four weeks after he lost the Australian Open, beaten in that final by underdog Stanislas Wawrinka after tweaking his back while warming up. Nadal, who had to fend off two match points in the semifinal against Pablo Andujar, looked...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nadal hangs on to reach Rio final, to face Dolgopolov

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal will face Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine in the final of the Rio Open. Nadal got a scare before defeating fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10) on Saturday. Dolgopolov pulled an upset, beating second-seeded David Ferrer 6-4, 6-4 on Rio's outdoor clay. Nadal has been almost unbeatable on clay. His last loss on the surface was 10 months ago...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nadal Rafael Escapes Pablo Andujar to Reach Rio Open Final

(February 22, 2014) No. 1 Rafael Nadal had to rally against Spanish countryman Pablo Andujar 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10) to make the Rio Open final. In the final he will face Alexandr Dolgopolov who upset No. 2 seed David Ferrer 6-4, 6-4. The “King of Clay” saved two match points against him in the tiebreak. The last time Nadal lost on clay was against Novak Djokovic in the Monte Carlo...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolgopolov beats Ferrer to reach final in Rio Open

Alexandr Dolgopolov picked up a rare victory over David Ferrer to reach the Rio Open final on Saturday. The Ukrainian, who had beaten Ferrer only once in seven previous matches, won handily on the outdoor clay 6-4, 6-4. ''I always have these type matches with him, and usually at the end he would beat me,'' Dolgopolov said. ''I knew I'd have to make those...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ferrer to face unseeded Dolgopolov in Rio Open semifinals

Second-seeded David Ferrer will meet unseeded Alexandr Dolgopolov in the semifinals of the Rio Open after defeating Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 Friday. Earlier, Dolgopolov of Ukraine advanced after easily disposing of third-seeded Fabio Fognini 6-1, 6-1, to improve to 3-0 against the Italian and deny Fognini from reaching his sixth consecutive final at a clay-court event...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolgopolov upsets fifth-seeded Almagro in first round of Rio Open

Fifth-seeded Nicolas Almagro made a shock exit from the first round of the Rio Open on Tuesday, losing 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 to Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine. The Spaniard has won 12 ATP tournaments -- all on clay, and six on the annual Latin American swing. Eighth-seeded countryman Pablo Andujar had better luck, advancing against Julian Reister of Germany 6-4, 6-3. In the combined ATP...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixth-seeded Dolgopolov ousted from first round in Chile

Sixth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine was knocked out of the first round of the Royal Guard Open on Tuesday, losing to Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain 7-6 (4), 3-6, 7-5. In another match featuring a seeded player, No. 8 Federico Delbonis of Argentina defeated Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-4 to reach the second round. The top four seeded players, who received byes into the...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Chardy Bests Versatile Dolgopolov in Four Thrilling Sets

  By Alana Mitchelson (January 15, 2014) MELBOURNE – Pressured into not one, not two, but three thrilling tie-breaks in a four-set second round epic against the always competitive Alexandr Dolgopolov, Frenchman Jeremy Chardy lapped up the crowd’s applause as he broke ahead just in time to seal out the match, 7-5, 7-6(7-5), 6-7(3-7), 7-6(7-5).   “With every shot, he can do...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview of Apia International Men’s Final – Tomic vs Del Potro

  Bernard Tomic By Dave Gertler (January 10, 2014) SYDNEY – While the women’s draw at the 2014 Apia International was characterized by the early exits of top seeds and drawcards, the men’s top seed and – at least for the local crowd – top drawcard both remain to battle it out in their final at Ken Rosewall Arena on Saturday night. Australia’s Bernard Tomic, who needed...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Defending Champion Tomic Tops Crafty Dolgopolov

By Dave Gertler (January 9, 2014) SYDNEY – Bernard Tomic has beaten Alexandr Dolgopolov to reach the semifinals of the Apia International in Sydney. It was an entertaining match from the start, both players being known for their crafty and hard-to-predict shots and patterns of play, Tomic with the bigger serve and shots – when he needs them – and Dolgopolov the faster around...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Verdasco gives Spain 1-0 lead beating Dolgopolov

Fernando Verdasco beat Alexandr Dolgopolov 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 Friday to give Spain a 1-0 lead over Ukraine in their Davis Cup World Group playoff. Rafael Nadal will have a chance to double Spain's lead when he plays Sergiy Stakhovsky later in the second singles match. Verdasco shook off a poor start and overcame a 3-0 deficit in the third set to grab the first point on the...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Melzer, Monfils in Winston-Salem Open final

Former top-10 players Gael Monfils and Jurgen Melzer beat higher-ranked players Friday to advance to the Winston-Salem Open final. Frenchman Monfils overcame early struggles to beat Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine 7-6 (11), 6-3 in the first semifinal at the Wake Forest Tennis Center. ''It's very good for my confidence,'' said Monfils, who will play in his...
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolgopolov advances to semifinals

Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine overcame a knuckle injury on his left hand to beat Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan 7-6 (7), 6-3 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Winston-Salem Open. The right-handed Dolgopolov, No. 38 in the world, had to take an injury timeout in the fifth game of the second set after hitting his left thumb with the frame of his racket on a forehand shot. "...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Devvarman Dumps Defending Champ Dolgopolov at Citi Open

By Steve Fogleman (July 30, 2013) WASHINGTON, DC – A major upset occurred on Stadium Court on Tuesday as defending champion Alexandr Dolgopolov lost in straight sets to Somdev Devvarman, 6-3, 7-6(4). World No. 25 Dolgopolov was not in the same form as when he captured this title last year. Still, the win by No. [...]
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Almagro, Paire advance at Hamburg

Third-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain advanced to the third round of the German Championships by defeating Tobias Kamke of Germany, 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday. Two other seeded players lost. Florian Mayer of Germany defeated Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-3, 6-4, and Dmitry Tursunov of Russia upset Jeremy Chardy of France 6-4, 7-6 (1). Ninth-seeded Benoit Paire of France also advanced...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Dude, Sweet Tie Tuck

Third Round action of the 2013 Wimbledon tournament featured an exciting 5 set matchup between French Open Finalist David Ferrer and Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine. One of the things we noticed is that the men line judges are tucking their tie into their pants.  Nothing says Royal England, like a ball-sweaty tie.  I don’t know if this is common practice at Wimbledon, England...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolgopolov's car is quite the sight

It is tough to imagine what was going through tennis player Alexandr Dolgopolov's mind when he decided to customize his Nissan GT-R like this. Did he tell the workers at the shop that he wanted his ride to resemble an Iron Maiden album cover ? Did he say, "I know a lot of guys want chrome rims, but I just want chrome everywhere"? Whatever he told the people who got...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolgopolov's car matches his ego

It is tough to imagine what was going through Alexandr Dolgopolov's mind when he decided to customize his Nissan GT-R like this. Did he tell the workers at the shop that he wanted his ride to resemble an Iron Maiden album cover? Did he say, "I know a lot of guys want chrome rims, but I just want chrome everywhere"? Whatever he told the people who got their hands on...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Alexandr Dolgopolov shows off dog designed car

24-year-old Ukrainian tennis player, Alexandr Dolgopolov, nicknamed “Dolgo” (the dog), shared this photo on Instagram of hi Nissan GTR. Might be a bit excessive, you know,  having a doberman and your nickname on the side a car.
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Pro Tennis Player Shows Off World's Least Subtle Car

We know pro athletes have big egos, but Ukranian tennis player Alexandr Dolgopolov is taking it to a whole new level with his car. Dolgopolov,...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Alexandr Dolgopolov shows off flashy car

Ukranian tennis player Alexandr Dolgopolov is riding high these days.Despite being ousted in the first round of the French Open, Dolgopolov decided to share the photo seen above to the masses via Instagram, which depicts the No. 24 ranked player in the world sitting in the driver's seat of a ridiculous-looking car.Aside from the shiny chrome paint, his ride also includes an image...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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