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Gulbis rides 23 aces to reach Open 13 quarterfinals

Third-seeded Ernests Gulbis of Latvia reached the Open 13 quarterfinals on Thursday after a hard-fought 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 win against Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain, while Michael Llodra advanced again in one of his favorite local tournaments. Gulbis had 23 aces but needed more than two hours to win. Llodra, the 2010 champion and two-time runner-up, put out fourth-seeded Andreas Seppi...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger-Vasselin reaches 2nd round of Open 13

Sixth-seeded Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France grounded out a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 victory over big-serving Ante Pavic of Croatia in the first round of the Open 13 on Tuesday. Pavic had 23 aces, compared to 13 for Roger-Vasselin, who saved seven of the nine break-point chances he faced. He next plays Ukraine's Sergiy Stakhovsky after he rallied past qualifier Daniel Evans 3-6, 7...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodig digs deep on break points to reach 2nd round of Open 13

Fifth-seeded Ivan Dodig of Croatia and No. 6 Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France reached the second round of the Open 13 in contrasting styles on Tuesday. Roger-Vasselin ground out a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 victory over big-serving Ante Pavic of Croatia, before Dodig followed up with a 7-5, 6-2 win against wild card Olivetti of France. Pavic had 23 aces, compared to 13 for Roger-Vasselin...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixth-seeded Roger-Vasselin reaches second round of Open 13

Sixth-seeded Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France grounded out a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 victory over big-serving Ante Pavic of Croatia in the first round of the Open 13 on Tuesday. Pavic had 23 aces, compared to 13 for Roger-Vasselin, who saved seven of the nine break-point chances he faced. He next plays Ukraine's Sergiy Stakhovsky after he rallied past qualifier Daniel Evans 3-6, 7...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 5 Dodig, No. 6 Roger-Vasselin reach second round of Open 13

Fifth-seeded Ivan Dodig of Croatia and No. 6 Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France reached the second round of the Open 13 in contrasting styles on Tuesday. Roger-Vasselin ground out a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 victory over big-serving Ante Pavic of Croatia, before Dodig followed up with a 7-5, 6-2 win against wild card Olivetti of France. Pavic had 23 aces, compared to 13 for Roger-Vasselin...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Defending champ Del Potro, Murray advance at ABN tournament

Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina returned after a month out with injury to advance to the second round of the ABN Amro tournament on Wednesday. The defending champion beat Gael Monfils of France 7-6 (6), 6-3, while second-seeded Andy Murray of Britain dispatched Edouard Roger-Vasselin, also of France, 6-3, 6-3. Making his first appearance since injuring his wrist a...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Del Potro beats qualifier Williams at Aussie Open

Fifth-seeded Juan Martin del Potro recovered from a slow start to defeat U.S. qualifier Rhyne Williams 6-7 (1), 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the Australian Open on Tuesday. Del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open champion, made several unforced errors to drop the first-set tiebreaker, but cleaned up his game in the second set and controlled the rest of the three-hour match. The Argentine...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka conquista el titulo en Chennai

El suizo Stanislas Wawrinka hizo valer su condicion de maximo cabeza de serie y conquisto el titulo del Abierto de Chennai al vencer el domingo 7-5, 6-2 al frances Edouard Roger-Vasselin. Wawrinka no perdio un solo set durante todo el torneo, en el que logro rebasar las 300 victorias en el tour de la ATP. El suizo, actualmente octavo en el ranking mundial, sumo el quinto de su carrera...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka wins Chennai Open title without losing set in tourney

Top-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka regained the Chennai Open title without dropping a set in the tournament when he defeated Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France 7-5, 6-2 on Sunday. It was the fifth ATP title for 2011 champion Wawrinka, who is presently ranked a career-best eighth. The Swiss moved past 300 wins on the ATP circuit during this tournament. ''It's big winning five...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka, Roger-Vasselin set up showdown in Chennai Open final

Stanislas Wawrinka and Edouard Roger-Vasselin registered hard-fought wins to set up the final of the Chennai Open on Saturday. Top-seeded Wawrinka saw a resurgent Vasek Pospisil of Canada concede their semifinal at 6-4, 5-5 due to a back strain while Frenchman Roger-Vasselin sweated it out against Spanish player Marcel Granollers for a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 victory. The eighth-ranked Wawrinka...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Del Potro reaches Swiss Indoors final

Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina set up a potential Swiss Indoors title rematch against Roger Federer by beating Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in the semifinals on Saturday. The top-seeded del Potro came back strongly after a shaky spell when he let the second set slip away, and brushed aside the 65th-ranked Frenchman in the decider. ''I made a lot of mistakes...
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October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Del Potro beats Mathieu, advances

Top-seeded Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina used his dominating serve to beat Paul-Henri Mathieu of France 6-4, 6-4 in the Swiss Indoors quarterfinals on Friday. Del Potro had 11 aces and never faced a break point against the 101st-ranked Mathieu. In Saturday's semifinals, del Potro will play doubles specialist Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France, who beat Daniel Brands of Germany...
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October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mahut Tops Hewitt for Newport Title and Also Wins Doubles

(July 15, 2013) Nicolas Mahut won four matches at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships over the past two days to claim both the singles and doubles titles at the tournament Newport. Monday morning, he paired with Edouard Roger-Vasselin to claim their fourth title as a team, coming back to beat the American pairing of [...]
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mahut Tops Hewitt for Newport Title and Also Wins Doubles

(July 15, 2013) Nicolas Mahut won four matches at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships over the past two days to claim both the singles and doubles titles at the tournament Newport. Monday morning, he paired with Edouard Roger-Vasselin to claim their fourth title as a team, coming back to beat the American pairing of [...]
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Bryans move to Wimbledon final

Mike and Bob Bryan moved one win away from their fourth straight major title - the ''Bryan Slam'' - with a five-set victory over Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin at Wimbledon on Thursday. The 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 victory extended the Bryans' winning streak to 23 matches. The Americans have won a record 14 Grand Slam tournaments. If they get the...
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June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Tsonga advances at Queen's Club

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga struggled to a 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-3 victory over Edouard Roger-Vasselin in an all-French match in the second round at Queen's Club on Thursday. Tsonga, who reached the French Open semifinals last week, served 11 aces and converted two of four break points. He saved both break chances in the match. Second-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic reached the...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Monfils reaches Open de Nice final

France's Gael Monfils beat Pablo Andujar 7-5, 6-4 at the Open de Nice on Friday to line up a final against Albert Montanes of Spain. Montanes defeated French wild-card entry Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 in the earlier semifinal. Montanes hit 11 aces and clinched victory with a backhand return winner. A former top 10 player, Monfils was hampered last year by a right...
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Querrey loses to Roger-Vasselin at Nice Open

American Sam Querrey was eliminated from the quarterfinals of the Open de Nice clay-court event Thursday, losing to French wild-card entry Edouard Roger-Vasselin 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-1. Roger-Vasselin broke the third-seeded Querrey twice in the final set to lead 5-1 before converting his first match point with a forehand winner. Roger-Vasselin will play Spain's Albert Montanes, a...
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Roger-Vasselin eliminates Querrey

Third-seeded Sam Querrey was eliminated from the quarterfinals of the Open de Nice on Thursday, losing to French wild-card entry Edouard Roger-Vasselin 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-1. Roger-Vasselin broke the American twice in the final set to lead 5-1 before converting his first match point with a forehand winner. Roger-Vasselin will next play either Paul-Henri Mathieu or Albert Montanes....
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Ferrer advances at Portugal Open

Top-seeded David Ferrer outlasted France's Edouard Roger-Vasselin for a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win in the second round of the Portugal Open on Wednesday. The fourth-ranked Ferrer, who had been given a bye in the first round, edged his unseeded opponent by four breaks to three to finish the match in 1 hour, 49 minutes. Ferrer will next play Victor Hanescu after the Romanian defeated...
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April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Roger-Vasselin upsets top seed Isner

We know tennis players are maturing later these days, but this was ridiculous. Edouard Roger-Vasselin, playing in his first-ever ATP semifinal at the ripe old age of 29, produced easily the best performance of his not very distinguished 12-year pro career when he outplayed top seed John Isner 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 on a cold evening in the Delray Beach International on Saturday. Isner&...
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March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Tipsarevic advances at Chennai Open

Second-seeded Janko Tipsarevic beat French player Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-2, 6-3 Wednesday in the second round of the Chennai Open. Tipsarevic, who had a bye in the first round, jumped out to an early 3-0 lead and maintained the tempo to set up a quarterfinal match with Go Soeda of Japan. Also, Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia defeated sixth-seeded Robin Haase of the Netherlands 7-5,...
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December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Davydenko reaches Metz second round

Nikokaly Davydenko of Russia beat Mischa Zverev of Germany 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday in the first round of the Moselle Open. Davydenko had his serve broken three times in the first set against Zverev, who had seven aces in the match. Davydenko stepped things up in the second set and converted his three break points. He'll face either Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu or Gilles Muller...
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September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Moselle Open Results

Results Tuesday from the Moselle Open, a $590,700 ATP World Tour event played on indoor hard courts at Les Arenes de Metz (seedings in parentheses): Singles First Round Clement Reix, France, def. Edouard Roger-Vasselin, France, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5. Ivo Karlovic, Croatia, def. Kenny de Schepper, France, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3). Nikolay Davydenko (8), Russia, def. Mischa Zverev, Germany, 2-6...
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

The US Open comeback kings into the second round

By Lisa-Marie Burrows A very relieved Guillermo García-Lopez of Spain was relieved to fight back successfully against Juan Mónaco. (Photo credit: AAP) On Tuesday it was only the second day of the US Open main draw action in New York, but yesterday served up some fantastic round one matches which entertained for hours and thrilled the audience. The three five set matches involving...
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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