Ferrer beats Seppi to advance at Valencia Open

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) Top-seeded David Ferrer powered his way past Andreas Seppi 6-3, 7-5 to reach the second round of the Valencia Open on Wednesday. The Spaniard's consistent first-serve accuracy and powerful forehand returns proved too strong for his Italian opponent. Earlier, Pablo Andujar caused the first major upset of the tournament by defeating second-seeded Tomas Berdych...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bautista-Agut reaches 2nd round at Kremlin Cup

MOSCOW (AP) Fifth-seeded Roberto Bautista-Agut of Spain beat local favorite Andrei Kuznetsov 6-3, 6-4 Monday to reach the second round of the Kremlin Cup. Bautista-Agut won in 1 hour, 17 minutes to set up a meeting with either Australia's Sam Groth or Russian wild card Andrei Rublev, who play Tuesday. Also, eighth-seeded Andreas Seppi advanced by beating Serbia's Dusan Lajovic...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Robredo beats Seppi to make semis of Shenzhen Open

SHENZHEN, China (AP) Fourth-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain outlasted eighth-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3 to make the Shenzhen Open semifinals on Friday. Robredo hit 19 aces in the 2-hour, 36-minute quarterfinal at Shenzhen Longgang Sports Center. He awaits either qualifier Viktor Troicki of Serbia or sixth-seeded Santiago Giraldo of Colombia. Second-seeded Andy...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Gasquet, Seppi reach Shenzhen Open quarters

SHENZHEN, China (AP) Third-seeded Richard Gasquet of France saved all six break points he faced in defeating Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the Shenzhen Open quarterfinals on Wednesday. Gasquet, who lost his previous two meetings with the left-handed Muller, set up a quarterfinal clash with Juan Monaco of Argentina, who beat seventh-seeded Vasek Pospisil 7-5...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Moselle Open: Seppi retires with lower back pain; Sijsling advances to second round

METZ, France -- Igor Sijsling advanced to the second round of the Open de Moselle on Tuesday after Andreas Seppi retired with a lower back pain. Sijsling, ranked 74th in the world, was leading 6-0, 4-1 when his Italian opponent called it quits after just 39 minutes on court. In a match pitting together two qualifiers, Michal Przysiezny of Poland defeated local favorite Pierre-Hugues...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Seppi retires at Moselle Open

METZ, France (AP) Igor Sijsling advanced to the second round of the Open de Moselle on Tuesday after Andreas Seppi retired with a lower back pain. Sijsling, ranked 74th in the world, was leading 6-0, 4-1 when his Italian opponent called it quits after just 39 minutes on court. In a match pitting together two qualifiers, Michal Przysiezny of Poland defeated local favorite Pierre...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Code Violations Almost Knock Out Kyrgios at US Open

  (August 25, 2014) FLUSHING MEADOWS – Nick Kyrgios knocked out Rafael Nadal Wimbledon in the fourth round. At the US Open on Monday, the Australian almost knocked himself out of the tournament with his conduct. The 19-year-old was hit with three code violations for fits on anger, one away from being defaulted in his victory over the 21st seed Mikhail Youzhny 7-5, 7-6 (4), 2...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

On edge of default, Kyrgios advances at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) Nick Kyrgios came back from three code violations - just one outburst away from default - in a 7-5, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 7-6 (1) opening-round U.S. Open victory Monday against Mikhail Youzhny. Kyrgios, a 19-year-old Australian who stunned then top-ranked Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, had 26 aces to advance to a second-round meeting with 49th-ranked Andreas Seppi of Italy. The...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Seeds Advance in Munich

By Florian Heer (May 1, 2014) MUNICH – Thursday’s action at the BMW Open by FWU AG started in partly cloudy conditions with the second meeting of Andreas Seppi and Albert Ramos. The Spaniard won the only previous match between the two during the qualifying at the Paris Bercy Masters in 2010. Here in Munich, the Spaniard needed to battle through the qualification tournament and...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nadal, Djokovic and Federer Sail into Monte Carlo Quarters

    (April 17, 2014) No. 1 Rafael Nadal moved into 10th place on the all-time win list on clay when he notched his 300 career win on the surface on Thursday defeating Andreas Seppi  6-1, 6-3 at the Monte Carlo Masters. Defending champion Novak Djokovic dismissed Pablo Carreno Busta 6-0, 6-1 in 45 minutes. Djokovic has lost a total of two games in reaching the quarterfinals of...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray wins in straight sets as Britain levels vs. Italy in Davis Cup

Andy Murray completed a straight sets victory over Andreas Seppi as Britain leveled the Davis Cup quarterfinal against Italy 1-1 on Saturday.
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Britain levels against Italy in Davis Cup quarters

NAPLES, Italy (AP) Andy Murray overcame strong resistance to complete a straight sets victory over Andreas Seppi as Britain leveled the Davis Cup quarterfinal in Italy on Saturday.
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray set to recover for Davis Cup against Italy

NAPLES, Italy (AP) Andy Murray is expected to recover from illness to face Andreas Seppi on the opening day of Britain's Davis Cup quarterfinal against Italy.
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Anderson Upsets Aussie Champ Stan Wawrinka At The BNP Paribas Open

By Kevin Ware (March 12, 2014) INDIAN WELLS – With a strong first-round win over Ivo Karlovic, and the loss of just two games to Andreas Seppi, it was a foregone conclusion that Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka would stretch his win streak to 14 matches for a spot in the BNP Paribas Open quarterfinals. His opponent, Kevin Anderson of South Africa, had other plans; knocking...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka Dominates, Federer, Li Also Advance

    (March 10, 2014) INDIAN WELLS – Australian Open Men’s champion Stanislas Wawrinka dominated Andreas Seppi 6-0, 6-2 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday. “Today was amazing match,” said the world No. 3.  “Can’t complain.  “Playing that great, it’s good.  That level, depends a little bit who you play, but I’m really, really happy with my...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

What Lies Beneath: Fabio Fognini and Andreas Seppi

I love when I can resurrect this post, mostly because it means that people are missing parts of clothing.... I really only see new tattoos while at tournaments and I haven't been to a tourney in a while, but today I caught a little of the Italian Stallions and doubles partners, Fabio Fognini and Andreas Seppi, practicing and noticed they both have a couple of tats. First up...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Third-seeded Berdych tops Seppi again, advances in ABN Amro

Third-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic beat Andreas Seppi of Italy for the fifth time in a row 6-3, 6-3 to open his account at the ABN Amro tournament on Monday. Berdych, coming off a semifinal run at the Australian Open and Davis Cup win over the Netherlands, didn't face a break-point. A semifinalist two years ago here, he will play the winner of an all-French faceoff...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Italy takes 2-1 lead over Argentina in Davis Cup

Italy took a 2-1 lead over Argentina in the Davis Cup first round by winning a four-set doubles on Saturday. Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli defeated Eduardo Schwank and Horacio Zeballos 6-7 (6), 7-6 (8), 7-6 (3), 6-4 in a four-hour match on outdoor clay. Italy needs to win one of the reverse singles on Sunday to wrap it up, with Fognini expected to face Carlos Berlocq and Andreas...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabio Fognini squares Davis Cup tie for Italy with Argentina

Fabio Fognini defeated Juan Monaco in straight sets to rally Italy to a 1-1 draw with Argentina in their first round tie in the Davis Cup World Group on Friday. Fognini won 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 after Argentina's Carlos Berlocq had beaten Andreas Seppi 4-6, 6-0, 6-2, 6-1 on the outdoor clay surface. Doubles are set for Saturday with reverse singles on Sunday to decide which team reaches...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Berlocq gives Argentina 1-0 lead against Italy

Carlos Berlocq defeated Andreas Seppi of Italy to give Argentina a 1-0 lead in their first-round Davis Cup tie in the World Group on Friday. Berlocq recovered after dropping the first set, winning 4-6, 6-0, 6-2, 6-1 on the outdoor clay surface. Juan Monaco had a chance to give Argentina a 2-0 lead when he faced Fabio Fognini in the day's second match. Doubles are set for Saturday...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Hewitt loses 1st-round match at Australian Open

Andreas Seppi ended perennial local favorite Lleyton Hewitt's 18th appearance at the Australian Open with a 7-6 (4), 6-3, 5-7, 5-7, 7-5 win Tuesday. Former No. 1-ranked Hewitt, who beat 17-time major winner Roger Federer in last week's Brisbane International final, had a match point late in the 4-hour, 18-minute match. But he was broken in that 11th game before Seppi held...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Fila men's Australian Open apparel: Dmitry Tursunov, Andreas Seppi, Matt Ebden+

Up next, here's what Fila tennis has planned for their male players at the Australian Open: Dmitry Tursunov, Andreas Seppi, Matt Ebden +. Janko Tipsarevic will not be playing this one :(. At least he will be home for the birth of his daughter. Top left is the shirt the Serb would have worn. It's part of the new Fila men's Center Court Collection in white, black and that...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Matosevic Gets Home Support in Win over Seppi

Marinko Matosevic By Dave Gertler (January 8, 2014) SYDNEY – Twenty-eight-year-old Australian Marinko Matosevic has had a confident second round win over world No.25 Andreas Seppi in front of an appreciative Grandstand Court crowd, on the 6th day of the Apia International tennis tournament in Sydney. Matosevic made the most of Seppi’s inconsistent forehand, attacking it frequently...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Stosur, Seppi reach Kremlin Cup semis

Samantha Stosur extended her unbeaten run by defeating Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 6-4 Friday to reach the Kremlin Cup semifinals. In a rematch of last year's three-set semifinal between the former Grand Slam champions, Ivanovic took a 3-0 lead but Stosur broke back twice to win the opener. An early break in the second set was enough for the Australian to finish off the former top-ranked...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Carla Suarez Navarro advances at Kremlin Cup

Carla Suarez Navarro advanced to the second round of the Kremlin Cup with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Russia's Vera Dushevina on Tuesday. The sixth-seeded Spaniard broke serve in the 10th game of the first set and went 3-0 up in the second. Dushevina entered the main draw as a lucky loser. Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia ousted Russian wild-card entry Ksenia Pervak 7-5, 6-2. ...
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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