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Isner to Meet Sela in Atlanta Open Final

John Isner By Herman Wood (July 26, 2014) ATLANTA – Young American Jack Sock took on veteran John Isner on Saturday at the BB&T Open in the first singles semifinal.  Hotlanta certainly was up to the nickname.  Conditions were compared to this year’s Australian Open, when players were understandably concerned.  The difference?  In Atlanta, the humidity combined with the...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Quarterfinal day at the BB&T Atlanta Open

    John Isner By Herman Wood (July 25, 2014) ATLANTA – Americans and best buddies Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey got things going on Friday.  Yes, they already played- each other.  On Friday, they took on Santiago Gonzalez and Scott Lipsky in doubles.  It was a tight match, with the American pair winning 7-6 (2), 7-5.  On an interesting strategic note, Querrey lined up in...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Querrey Opens with a Win in Atlanta

#452491800 / gettyimages.com By Herman Wood (July 21, 2014) ATLANTA -  The US Open Series officially is underway!  Fittingly, Americans Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson got things going.  The doubles partners, and good friends, played a very tight match, with Querrey winning out 7-6(3), 7-5.  Querrey fired 20 aces while saving the only break point he faced.  He converted 1 of...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivo Karlovic and Dudi Sela shared great handshake after match (Video)

Ivo Karlovic beat Dudi Sela 7-6, 7-6 on Thursday at the Claro Open in Colombia in an unremarkable match. The post-match handshake, however, was pretty remarkable. Sela is 5-foot-9, so he thought it would be pretty funny to bring a chair to the net so he would be closer in height to the 6-foot-11 Karlovic. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

5'9" tennis player needs chair to congratulate 6'10" opponent at Claro Open (VIDEO)

Instead of going straight to the net for the customary handshake, after a loss to Ivo Karlovic at the Claro Open Colombia in Bogota, 5'9" Dudi Sela instead took a tiny detour to grab a chair from the sidelines to give his much taller opponent a hug.Sela had the sense of mind and even higher sense of humor to stand on the chair and hug it out with the 6'10"...
Via The Other Paper
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

5’9″ Tennis Player Needed Chair To Shake 6’10″ Opponent’s Hand (Video)

Delightfully heartwarming display of showmanship played out at the ATP Claro Open Colombia Tournament. 5-ft-9 Dudi Sela needed some errr…assistance, congratulating the 6-ft-7 Ivo Karlovic who won the match.
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

5’9” Dudi Sela Grabs Chair To Hug 6’11” Ivo Karlovic After Match

Here’s what happens in a tennis match when your opponent is over a foot a taller than you… The post 5’9” Dudi Sela Grabs Chair To Hug 6’11” Ivo Karlovic After Match appeared first on Diehardsport.
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

5'9″ Tennis Player Dudi Sela Stands on Chair to Hug 6'11″ Opponent Ivo Karlovic

Israel's 5'9" Dudi Sela lost 7-6, 7-6 to 6'11" Croatian Ivo Karlovic in Bogotá on Thursday. So he grabbed a chair.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: 5-Foot-9 Tennis Player Needs A Chair To Hug It Out With 6-Foot-10 Tennis Player

At the ATP World Tour’s Claro Open Colombia tournament, 5-foot-9 Dudi Sela needed some help to hug it out with 6-foot-10 Ivo Karlović, who won the match. Best sporting moment of the day: My main man Dudi Sela using a chair to congratulate the unbreakable @ivokarlovic – pic.twitter.com/tGUU5jnG8w — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 17, 2014 Here is a video of the chair grab...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

John Isner Leads Top Seeds into Newport Quarterfinals

John Isner By Dave Gertler (July 9, 2014) NEWPORT – Day Three of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport, Rhode Island, saw solid performances from top seeds, and expected results from the tournament’s big servers and grass court specialists.   The only minor upset of the day was Israel’s Dudi Sela ousting his higher-ranked opponent, No .8 seed Adrian Mannarino, in...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chardy and Sela advance out of first round in Acapulco

Jeremy Chardy of France advanced to the second round of the Mexican Open with a 7-5, 6-0 win over Australia's Matthew Ebden on Monday. Israel's Dudi Sela also advanced with a commanding 6-1, 6-4 victory over Alejandro Falla of Colombia. Chardy, who took just 1 hour, 5 minutes to down Ebden, will next play the winner of Tuesday's match between Alexandr Dolgopolov and...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chardy and Sela advanced in Acapulco

Jeremy Chardy of France advanced to the second round of the Mexican Open with a 7-5, 6-0 win over Australia's Matthew Ebden on Monday. Israel's Dudi Sela also advanced with a commanding 6-1, 6-4 victory over Alejandro Falla of Colombia. Chardy, who took just 1 hour, 5 minutes to down Ebden, will next play the winner of Tuesday's match between Alexandr Dolgopolov and...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Isner reaches Delary quarterfinals; injury puts Nishikori out

John Isner held off an upset bid by Dudi Sela of Israel on Thursday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Delray Beach Open after No. 3 seed Kei Nishikori of Japan exited the tournament because of a left hip injury. The second-seeded Isner squandered four match points in the third set after leading 4-1, but the 6-foot-10 American rallied from a 5-2 deficit to prevail in the...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Evans Stuns Philipp Kohlschreiber in Zagreb to Reach Semis

Dan Evans By Florian Heer (February 7, 2014) ZAGREB – After an exciting opening month of the season in Australia and Asia as well as the first round of the Davis Cup, ATP World Tour action returns to Europe. Leading the way at the PBZ Zagreb Indoors is world number twelve Tommy Haas, who is making his tournament debut and world number fourteen Mikhail Youzhny. Four of the top five...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Defending champ Cilic reaches Zagreb Indoors quarterfinals

Defending champion Marin Cilic of Croatia was first through to the Zagreb Indoors quarterfinals by beating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-4, 7-5 on Wednesday. Fifth-seeded Cilic converted only three out of 10 break points, two of them Lajovic double-faults. Cilic improved to a 16-1 record in his last five attempts here, winning titles in 2009, 2010 and 2013. Earlier, Dudi Sela of Israel...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka Moves on in Chennai

(January 1, 2014) No. 1 seed Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland advanced easily at the Chennai Open on Wednesday beating Benjamin Becker of Germany 6-3, 6-1. Second seed Mikhail Youzhny retired during his second-round match against Dudi Sela due to a stomach infection while trailing 1-3. Another Russian, Alexander Kudryavtsev, also retired with a right groin injury while leading 6...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Fifth-seed Pospisil cruises into Chennai Open second round

Fifth-seeded Vasek Pospisil of Canada beat wild-card entry Kyle Edmund of Britain 6-3, 7-5 Monday to reach the second round of the Chennai Open. The 23-year-old Pospisil saved all four break points he faced and converted two of the ones he created to wrap up the win in 81 minutes. None of the four first-round matches Monday went to three sets, as Dudi Sela of Israel won 6-4, 6...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Pospisil beats Edmund to enter 2nd round

Fifth-seeded Vasek Pospisil of Canada beat wild-card entry Kyle Edmund of Britain 6-3, 7-5 Monday to reach the second round of the Chennai Open. The 23-year-old Pospisil saved all four break points he faced and converted two of the ones he created to wrap up the win in 81 minutes. The lanky Pospisil, who missed several tournaments in early 2013 because of glandular fever but still...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

In Photos: Wimbledon Day One Qualies with Sock, Williams, Rice

(June 17, 2013) Day One of the Wimbledon men’s qualifying tournament wrapped up on Monday, and saw some surprises including top seed Dudi Sela being ousted. The day’s winners included David Rice of Great Britain as he defeated German Sebastian Rieschick, 6-3, 6-2; Aussie James Duckworth overpowered Dusan Lajovic of Serbia, 6-3, 6-1; American Rhyne Williams worked Victor Crivoi...
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June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova Turns WAG For Grigor Dimitrov

Maria Sharapova turned up at the Aegon Championships on Monday to watch her boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov take on Dudi Sela in their first round clash. As a WAG, Maria is much more Jelena Ristic than Mirka Federer. There was no replying to Sugarpova emails or frantic texting during the match, instead it was all passionate fist-pumps and cheers from the Russian. Dimitrov made her sweat...
Via Onthegotennis
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

France tops Israel to reach quarters

France beat Israel 7-6 (3), 6-1, 6-0 in the doubles on Saturday for an insurmountable 3-0 lead in the Davis Cup first-round match and a place in the quarterfinals. After Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet won their singles on Friday, Julien Benneteau and Michael Llodra had little trouble brushing aside Israel's makeshift pairing of Jonathan Erlich and Dudi Sela after a competitive...
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February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Tsonga to open against Weintraub in Davis Cup

Eighth-ranked Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France will face Amir Weintraub of Italy when their Davis Cup World Group contest starts on Friday. Weintraub knows what to expect against the former Australian Open runner-up in the first-round match, saying ''of course, I'm a big, big underdog and I've never played a guy who is top 10 in the world.'' Richard Gasquet...
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Chennai Open Results

Results Thursday from the Chennai Open, a $385,150 ATP World Tour event on hard courts at Nungambakkam Tennis Stadium (seedings in parentheses): Singles Second Round Tomas Berdych (1), Czech Republic, def. Somdev Devvarman, India, 6-3, 6-1. Benoit Paire (5), France, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 6-1, 6-0. Marin Cilic (3), Croatia, def. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Roberto...
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January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Thailand Open Results

Results Tuesday from the Thailand Open, an ATP tournament on indoor hard-courts at Impact Arena (seedings in parentheses): Singles First Round Fernando Verdasco (5), Spain, def. Tatsuma Ito, Japan, 3-6, 6-0, 6-2. Viktor Troicki (6), Serbia, def. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 6-7 (4), 7-5, 6-3. Jarkko Nieminen (7), Finland, def. Yuichi Sugita, Japan, 6-1, retired. Dudi Sela, Israel...
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September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

ATP World Tour Farmers Classic Results

Results Tuesday from the Farmers Classic, a $638,050 ATP event played on outdoor hard courts at Los Angeles Tennis Stadium at University of California of Los Angeles Singles First Round Michael Russell, United States, def. Jesse Levine, United States, 6-3, 6-4. Igor Andreev, Russia, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 7-6 (4), 6-4. Xavier Malisse (5), Belgium, def. Nicolas Meister, United...
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July 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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