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Monaco, Lopez advance to US Men's Clay Court semfinals

HOUSTON (AP) Argentina's Juan Monaco beat fifth-seeded Sam Querrey 6-4, 6-4 of the United States on Friday in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship quarterfinals. The 32-year-old Monaco won the event at River Oaks in 2012. He will face third-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain, a 6-2, 6-3 winner over American Tim Smyczek. In the night quarterfinals, top-seeded John Isner of the United...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Defending champion Jack Sock advances in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) Defending champion Jack Sock beat Australia's Matthew Barton 6-2, 7-6 (5) on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship. The fourth-seeded American won last year at River Oaks for his first ATP Tour title. He will face the winner of a match between seventh-seeded Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus and Fernando Verdasco of Spain. Third-seeded...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wawrinka reaches Dubai final after Kyrgios retires hurt

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Stan Wawrinka advanced to the Dubai Tennis Championships final after Nick Kyrgios of Australia retired during their semifinal with a back injury on Friday. Wawrinka was leading 6-4, 3-0 at the time. He will be looking for his second title of the year when he plays either sixth-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain or unseeded Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic Retires After One Set, Ends Streak Of 17 Straight Finals

Novak Djokovic’s historic streak of 17 straight tournament final appearances was halted Thursday when he was forced to retire after one set in his quarterfinal matchup in the Dubai Tennis Championships. World No. 1 @DjokerNole retires vs. @Feliciano_Lopez in #DDFTennis QFs — his 1st RET or W/O since 2011. Snaps streak of 17 straight finals. — ATP Media Info (@ATPMediaInfo...
Via NESN.com
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic booed after retiring from match in Dubai

As world No. 1 Novak Djokovic was walking off the court Thursday in Dubai, moments after being forced to retire from his quarterfinal match against Feliciano Lopez due to a reported eye infection, fans began whistling loudly, the international sound for booing. (We Americans are big on onomatopoeia.) It was an odd reaction to a Djokovic retirement, seeing as how it snapped his almost...
Via Fox Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Djokovic retires from match after losing 1st set to Lopez

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Top-seeded Novak Djokovic retired from his quarterfinal match against Feliciano Lopez at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Thursday after losing the first set. Djokovic called for the ATP trainer while trailing 1-2. He kept pointing to his face as he spoke to the trainer, but eventually got up to play. However, he quit the match after the Spaniard...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Wawrinka to face Kyrgios in Dubai semifinals

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Second-seeded Stan Wawrinka set up a semifinal with unseeded Nick Kyrgios by beating eighth-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-5, 6-1 Thursday at the Dubai Tennis Championships. Kyrgios, who is making his debut at the Dubai tournament, advanced by beating third-seeded Tomas Berdych 6-4, 6-4 despite having to have treatment on his back in the first...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Lopez wins 400th match of his career at Dubai Championships

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Sixth-seeded Feliciano Lopez won the 400th match of his career on Monday, beating Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 at the Dubai Tennis Championships. The 34-year-old Spaniard, the oldest player in the draw, is playing in Dubai for the 10th time. He reached the final in 2004 and 2008. Also, 66th-ranked Chung Hyeon of South Korea beat 39th-ranked...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Latin American clay-court swing kicks off in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain defeated Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva 6-3, 6-1 on Monday to reach the second round of the Ecuador Open. No. 8 Carreno Busta was the only seeded player in action on Monday. Bernard Tomic of Australia is the top-seeded player followed by Feliciano Lopez of Spain. The Quito tournament kicks off the Latin American clay-court season...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: With 44 aces, Isner advances over Lopez

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The latest from the Australian Open on Saturday (all times local): 3:45 p.m. John Isner has aced his way back into the round of 16 at Melbourne Park, avenging a loss to 18th-seeded Feliciano Lopez in the same round on the same court four years ago. The 10th-seeded Isner had three of his 44 aces in the last game to clinch a 6-7 (8), 7-6 (5), 6-2, 6-4 win...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Djokovic wins again in Shanghai; Nadal, Murray also advance

 Novak Djokovic has been winning with relative ease over the past week and a half in China and yet he still doesn't think his game is perfect.His opponents might like to disagree.Djokovic defeated 15th-seeded Feliciano Lopez 6-2, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters on Thursday, extending his winning streak to 14 straight matches dating back to his title run at...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ferrer wins Malaysian Open final in straight sets

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Top-seeded David Ferrer became the first Spaniard to win the Malaysian Open when he defeated countryman Feliciano Lopez 7-5, 7-5 in the final on Sunday. Ferrer got decisive breaks in the 12th game of both sets to clinch his 25th ATP Tour title in just over 90 minutes. The 34-year-old Ferrer, playing his 50th tour final, improved his record against Lopez to 9-6.
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

David Ferrer to face Feliciano Lopez in Malaysian Open finals

The people of Malaysia have been treated to some great tennis this week throughout the tournament in Kuala Lumpur. The finals are tomorrow. For the fiftieth time in his career David Ferrer has made his way to an event final and tomorrow he will face the number two seed Feliciano Lopez. David Ferrer has been playing on the ATP Tour for fifteen years and he is one of the most under...
Via isportsweb.com
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Lopez, Ferrer reach Malaysian Open final

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Second-seeded Feliciano Lopez fired in 12 aces to edge past Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5) in the semifinals of the Malaysian Open on Saturday and set up an all-Spanish final against top seed David Ferrer. The 34-year-old Lopez won 85 per cent of his first-serve points in an intense battle against his 20-year-old Australian opponent. "Experience is always...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Lopez beats Kyrgios, will face top seed Ferrer in Malaysian Open final

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Second-seeded Feliciano Lopez fired in 12 aces to edge past Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5) in the semifinals of the Malaysian Open on Saturday and set up an all-Spanish final against top seed David Ferrer. The 34-year-old Lopez won 85 percent of his first-serve points in an intense battle against his 20-year-old Australian opponent. ''Experience is always...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Lopez beats Kyrgios in Malaysian Open semifinals

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Second-seeded Feliciano Lopez fired in 12 aces to edge past Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5) in the semifinals of the Malaysian Open on Saturday and set up an all-Spanish final against top seed David Ferrer. The 34-year-old Lopez won 85 per cent of his first-serve points in an intense battle against his 20-year-old Australian opponent. ''Experience is always...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyrgios beats Karlovic at Malaysian Open, will face Lopez in semis

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Nick Kyrgios won the key points in both tiebreakers to beat third-seeded Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2) Friday in the quarterfinals of the Malaysian Open. Kyrgios served 11 aces, two less than Karlovic as both players held serve throughout the match. ''I knew today was going to be tough,'' Kyrgios said. ''I thought I stayed composed and today was a really...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyrgios beats Karlovic in Malaysian Open quarterfinals

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Nick Kyrgios won the key points in both tiebreakers to beat third-seeded Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2) Friday in the quarterfinals of the Malaysian Open. Kyrgios served 11 aces, two less than Karlovic as both players held serve throughout the match. The 20-year-old Kyrgios will play second-seeded Feliciano Lopez, who needed two hours to beat eighth-seeded...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Eighth seed Pospisil beats Baghdatis, into Malaysian Open quarters

KUALA KUMPUR, Malaysia -- Eighth-seeded Vasek Pospisil advanced to the quarterfinals of the Malaysian Open by beating Marcos Baghdatis 7-6 (2), 3-6, 6-3 Thursday. The Canadian struggled with cramps late in the match but still managed to win. Pospisil, who reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals, will next meet Feliciano Lopez of Spain. The Spaniard defeated qualifier Mischa Zverev of...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Pospisil beats Baghdatis for a place in quarterfinals

KUALA KUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Eighth-seeded Vasek Pospisil advanced to the quarterfinals of the Malaysian Open by beating Marcos Baghdatis 7-6 (2), 3-6, 6-3 Thursday. The Canadian struggled with cramps late in the match but still managed to win. Pospisil, who reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals, will next meet Feliciano Lopez of Spain. The Spaniard defeated qualifier Mischa Zverev...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic loses temper and shirt during tantrum at US Open (VIDEO)

To call Novak Djokovic emotional on the court is definitely an understatement. But nothing prepared anyone for the midnight madness that erupted during his 6-1 3-6 6-3 7-6 (2) US Open quarter final victory over 18th-seed Feliciano Lopez late Tuesday night. The No. 1 ranked tennis player lost his temper and his shirt after dropping the second set and this courtside tantrum was...
Via The Other Paper
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Djokovic plays into Wednesday to survive 'frustrating' Lopez in quarterfinal

  Novak Djokovic's U.S. Open quarterfinal was suddenly tied at a set apiece, and he tore off his shirt as he headed to the sideline. He sat, halfheartedly tried to smash his racket, then began screaming. Hardly the first time, nor likely to be the last, that Djokovic has let out a little emotion during a match. Whatever gets you through the day, right? Gathering himself after getting...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic goes nuts yelling at his box (Video)

Novak Djokovic remains high strung even when he is winning. During his quarterfinals match against Feliciano Lopez at the US Open on Tuesday night, cameras caught Nole yelling things to his box. This came after he dropped the second set, leading him to take off his shirt and slam his racket. It was more of the same in the third set even when he was leading: Was he yelling encouragement...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mardy Fish makes new memories at US Open in final match

NEW YORK (AP) Mardy Fish's last U.S. Open memory will be of the Louis Armstrong Stadium crowd roaring for him. Failing to serve out the match, his legs cramping badly at the end - those details are less important than the fact he was there, playing all out and pushing a top-20 player to the limit. The 33-year-old American's career ended Wednesday in the second round with a five...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

US Open: Mardy Fish hangs on for five sets before calling it a career

Mardy Fish's career ended with his legs cramping badly in a fifth set at the U.S. Open. The 33-year-old American had a chance to serve out an upset of 18th-seeded Feliciano Lopez in the fourth set of their second-round match Wednesday, but nerves took over. He had three straight unforced errors then double-faulted to be broken at love, and Lopez quickly won the next two games as...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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