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Karlovic hits 44 aces, ties ATP World Tour record

Croatia's Ivo Karlovic hit a record-equaling 44 aces to defeat Daniel Brands of Germany and advance to the second round of the Zagreb Indoors tournament on Tuesday. The towering Karlovic matched the record of Mark Philippoussis in the number of aces in a best-of-three match, beating Brands 6-7 (4), 7-5, 7-6 (3). Australian Philippoussis delivered 44 aces in Kuala Lumpur in...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivo Karlovic Ties Ace Record with 44 in a Match

(February 4, 2014) Ivo Karlovic tied a record of smashing 44 aces in a match on Tuesday. The six-foot-ten Croatian who ties for the record with Mark Philippoussis who accomplished the same feat in 1995, beat German Daniel Brands 6-7 (4), 7-5, 7-6 (3) at the Zagreb Indoors tennis tournament to move into the second round.
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Karlovic hits 44 aces at Zagreb Indoors

Croatia's Ivo Karlovic hit a record-equaling 44 aces to defeat Daniel Brands of Germany and advance to the second round of the Zagreb Indoors tournament on Tuesday. The towering Karlovic matched the record of Mark Philippoussis in the number of aces in a best-of-three match, beating Brands 6-7 (4), 7-5, 7-6 (3). Australian Philippoussis delivered 44 aces in Kuala Lumpur in...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Gemany Completes 4-1 win over Spain in Davis Cup

By Florian Heer (February 2, 2014) FRANKFURT, GERMANY – Final day of the first round Davis Cup tie in Frankfurt and Team Germany ran out of players for the last two singles matches. Only Daniel Brands was nominated to take on Roberto Bautista-Agut for the single dead rubber on Sunday. It was officially announced by Team captain Carsten Arriens that Tommy Haas, Florian Mayer and...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Brands nabs 4-1 win for Germany over Spain

Daniel Brands defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 (5), 6-4 to wrap up a 4-1 win for Germany over Spain in their Davis Cup World Group first round tie on Sunday. Despite Germany reaching the quarterfinals for the first time in three years, however, home supporters were angered by the no-show of three German players for the other reverse singles match with the result already decided...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Haas, Tsonga in Vienna quarters

Top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga overcame a sloppy second set to beat Daniel Brands of Germany 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 and reach the quarterfinals of the Erste Bank Open on Thursday. No. 2 Tommy Haas and No. 3 Fabio Fognini also advanced from the second round, but No. 4 Philipp Kohlschreiber was upset 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (0) by Ruben Bemelmans. Tsonga, who won the event in 2011, scored just five...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Brands wins in 1st round in Vienna

Daniel Brands of Germany beat Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-4, 7-6 (5) despite the Austrian serving 16 aces in the first round of the Erste Bank Open on Tuesday. The 57th-ranked Brands managed one break in the opening set against the 2010 finalist and held serve throughout to set up a second-round match against top-seeded former champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Also, Michael Russell of the...
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Brands beats Haider-Maurer in 1st round in Vienna

Daniel Brands of Germany beat Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-4, 7-6 (5) despite the Austrian serving 16 aces in the first round of the Erste Bank Open on Tuesday. The 57th-ranked Brands managed one break in the opening set against the 2010 finalist and held serve throughout to set up a second-round match against top-seeded former champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Also, Michael Russell of the...
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Germany tops Brazil

Daniel Brands secured Germany's Davis Cup World Group place for another year by beating Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci for an unassailable 3-1 lead in their playoff on Sunday. On his Davis Cup singles debut, Brands defeated the top-ranked Brazilian 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 to ensure the hosts won the best-of-five match series. Brands says ''I'm just happy that I got the third...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Haase reaches Kitzbuehel quarters

Defending champion Robin Haase defeated Daniel Brands of Germany 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday to stay on course for a third straight title at the bet-at-home Cup. The 68th-ranked Dutchman saved all six break points against his serve and improved to 11-0 for the event. Brands, who beat Roger Federer in the second round at Gstaad last week, dropped his serve four times. Second-seeded Juan...
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Alarm Calls for Roger Federer as Martina Hingis Storms Back into Tennis — The Friday Five

By Maud Watson Tailspin Another tournament and another surprising early exit for Federer, as the Swiss goes out in two routine sets to Daniel Brands in Gstaad.  The good news for Federer fans is that the Maestro has never been one to quickly panic and shows no signs of looking like he’s getting ready to throw the towel in anytime soon.  In fact, he’s already committed to Brisbane...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Federer eliminado en debut en Abierto de Suiza

Roger Federer sufrio otro tropiezo prematuro y fue eliminado el jueves por Daniel Brands en su debut en la segunda ronda del Abierto de Suiza. El aleman se impuso 6-3, 6-4 en apenas 65 minutos sobre el astro suizo, que por tercer torneo al hilo fue eliminado por un oponente de menor ranking. Brands ocupa el puesto 55 en la clasificacion de la ATP. La semana pasada, Federer cayo...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Swiss Open: Brands out of upsets

A day after beating Roger Federer, Daniel Brands lost to Victor Hanescu 6-3, 6-4 Friday in the Swiss Open quarterfinals. Hanescu, the 2008 Gstaad champion, forced one service break in each set. Mikhail Youzhny also reached the semifinals and will next face Hanescu after beating fourth-seeded Juan Monaco of Argentina 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (7). The sixth-seeded Russian saved three match...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Federer Upset in Opening Match at Gstaad

(July 25, 2013 )No. 5 Roger Federer lost again to a player not even in the top 50 of the rankings. Federer fell 6-3, 6-4 to Germany’s Daniel Brands ranked No. 55 in the world. In the past month Federer has lost to No. 116 Sergiy Stakhovsky at Wimbledon and No. 114 Federico Delbonis in [...]
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Robin Haase advances in Swiss Open

Third-seeded Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia was eliminated from the Swiss Open on Thursday, and top-seeded Roger Federer prepared for his first match in Gstaad since 2004. Tipsarevic piled up the unforced errors, including six double-faults, to lose to Robin Haase 6-2, 6-2 in the second round. Federer was scheduled to play 55th-ranked Daniel Brands of Germany at the clay-court event...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Federer loses to Brands in Gstaad

Roger Federer lost before his home fans at the Swiss Open on Thursday, beaten 6-3, 6-4 by Daniel Brands for his third straight tournament exit against a low-ranked opponent. Brands, a German ranked 55th, troubled Federer with his serve and big forehands in the second-round match on clay. Federer's others losses in the past month were to players ranked No. 116 (Sergiy Stakhovsky...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

A Different Kind of Match: Tennis Bundesliga in Europe

Welcome to the Tennis-Point Bundesliga, an annual team competition in Germany which is played in a round-robin format during the summer months of July and August. For the players on the ATP Tour staying in central Europe during this time, it is a great opportunity to get some practice and match play in the weekends in addition to their regular tournaments and, of course, to earn...
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July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

With a New Racquet, Roger Federer Rallies for Win in Hamburg

(July 17, 2013) Roger Federer, armed with a new tennis racquet, came back to beat Daniel Brands in the first round of Hamburg on Wednesday 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. It’s his first win since losing in the second round of Wimbledon to Sergiy Stakhovsky. For Brands, a loss was not the way he wanted to celebrate [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Federer advances in Germany

Roger Federer rallied to beat Daniel Brands 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 Wednesday at the German Tennis Championships in his first match since his second-round loss at Wimbledon. Using a bigger racket for the first time, Federer served three aces in the opening game but still lost his serve and ultimately the set to the German. The former No. 1 broke once in the second set and twice in the decider...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Brands advances to face Federer

Daniel Brands advanced to a second-round match against top-seeded Roger Federer at the German Tennis Championships by beating Paolo Lorenzi 7-5, 6-3 on Monday. Federer is seeking his fifth title in Hamburg, where he won his first tournament title in 2002 and broke into the top 10. The 17-time Grand Slam champion entered the event after his early elimination in Wimbledon. Federer...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Brands beats Lorenzi, will meet Federer in Hamburg

Daniel Brands advanced to a second-round match against top-seeded Roger Federer at the German Tennis Championships by beating Paolo Lorenzi 7-5, 6-3 on Monday. Federer is seeking his fifth title in Hamburg, where he won his first tournament title in 2002 and broke into the top 10. The 17-time Grand Slam champion entered the event after his early elimination in Wimbledon. Federer...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

What to Watch in the ATP This Week: Hamburg and Bogota Previews

Fed up. Only one member of the top 10 takes the court in next week’s two ATP tournaments.  But he’s someone who might merit your attention. Hamburg: Top half:  After his second-round loss at Wimbledon, Roger Federer admitted that he needed to regain his rhythm and poise at key moments in matches.  Taking a wildcard into Hamburg, which he won as a Masters 1000 tournament, Federer...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Wimbledon finalist Berdych ready to rock

At 27, it might be too late for Tomas Berdych to aim for a new career as a frontman in a rock band. But the former Wimbledon finalist wouldn't mind trading in his racket for a mike and performing in arenas of a different kind. After reaching the third round at the grass-court Grand Slam with a straight-sets win over Daniel Brands, Berdych was asked on Thursday what he would...
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June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal’s Air of Invincibility No Longer Invincible

Rafeal Nadal defeats Daniel Brands in four sets at Roland Garros By Yeshatyahu Ginsburg Daniel Brands did not have the look of a man come to do the impossible or of someone who wanted to pull off one of the greatest upsets of all time. He did not chase down every single ball, did not get fired up often, and even gave up on a few points. And still, Brands had us thinking for a while...
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May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Nadal Begins Hunt for Eighth French Open Crown with Four-Set Win Over Brands

(May 27, 2013) Rafael Nadal recovered from losing the first set to stop German Daniel Brands 4-6, 7-6(4), 6-4, 6-3  to move into the second round of the French Open. The seven-time Roland Garros  dropped only his 15th set  ever in Paris, 2nd time he’s lost the opening set. Ranked 59th in the world, Brands, [...]
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May 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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