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Fernando Verdasco Wins Houston Title

  Fernando Verdasco (April 13, 2014) Spain’s Fernando Verdasco ended a four-year streak without a singles title on Sunday by winning the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston over countryman Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 7-6(4). Verdasco if the fifth ATP player over 30 to capture an event this year. His last tournament win was back in 2010 in Barcelona. “It’s been a long...
Via Tennis Panorama
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Fernando Verdasco wins US Men's Clay Court

HOUSTON (AP) Fernando Verdasco won the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship on Sunday for his sixth ATP World Tour title and first since 2010, beating Spanish countryman Nicolas Almagro 4-6, 7-6 (4).
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Almagro, Verdasco adcance to Clay Court final

HOUSTON (AP) Nicolas Almagro and Fernando Verdasco set up an all-Spanish final in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 4 seeded Fernando Verdasco beats Young, advances to Clay Court semifinals

Fourth-seeded Fernando Verdasco beat Donald Young Jr. 7-6 (1), 6-1 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships.
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Fernando Verdasco Strips for Details Magazine

Fernando Verdasco, who apparently has the nickname "Muscles from Madrid," went topless in the March issue of Details Magazine to show off his amazing physique and talk about how he keeps fit.   His biggest take-home message is to eat healthy (duh), I consume a lot of carbs and protein: salad with fish, or pasta or rice with chicken or steak. In Spain, we eat a lot of...
Via Onthegotennis
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

ATP doubles to Marrero, Verdasco

David Marrero and Fernando Verdasco defeated top-ranked Mike and Bob Bryan 7-5, 6-7 (3), 10-7 on Monday to win the doubles title at the ATP World Tour Finals. The sixth-seeded Spaniards claimed their first win over the American twins in their fourth attempt, preventing the Bryans from claiming a fourth title at the year-end elite tournament. It is the second year in a row that...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Marrero and Verdasco win ATP finals doubles title

David Marrero and Fernando Verdasco defeated top-ranked Mike and Bob Bryan 7-5, 6-7 (3), 10-7 on Monday to win the doubles title at the ATP World Tour Finals. The sixth-seeded Spaniards claimed their first win over the American twins in their fourth attempt, preventing the Bryans from claiming a fourth title at the year-end elite tournament. It is the second year in a row that...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Gasquet advances at Paris Masters

Richard Gasquet beat Fernando Verdasco 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-3 on Tuesday in the second round of the Paris Masters to stay in the race for a World Tour Finals spot. The ninth-seeded Frenchman converted his fifth match point when Verdasco sent a backhand long. Verdasco hit two service winners to save two match points at 6-5 in the second set. The Spaniard then erased seven break points...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Djokovic reaches China Open quarters

Top-seeded Novak Djokovic overcame Fernando Verdasco 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the China Open. Djokovic won the first three games en route to taking the first set, but Verdasco fought back in the second by breaking the top-ranked Serb in the third and seventh games. However, Djokovic again jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the decider and closed out the victory...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Nadal, Verdasco give Spain 2-0 lead

Rafael Nadal and Fernando Verdasco gave Spain a 2-0 lead over Ukraine in their Davis Cup World Group playoff. Nadal overwhelmed Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-0, 6-0, 6-4 to secure the second point on the outdoor red clay at the Caja Magica after Verdasco rallied to beat Alexandr Dolgopolov 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2. ''We have the series in hand, but it's not over,'' Nadal said...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Nadal, Verdasco give Spain 2-0 lead over Ukraine

Rafael Nadal and Fernando Verdasco gave Spain a 2-0 lead over Ukraine in their Davis Cup World Group playoff. Nadal overwhelmed Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-0, 6-0, 6-4 to secure the second point on the outdoor red clay at the Caja Magica after Verdasco rallied to beat Alexandr Dolgopolov 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2. ''We have the series in hand, but it's not over,'' Nadal said...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Verdasco gives Spain 1-0 lead beating Dolgopolov

Fernando Verdasco beat Alexandr Dolgopolov 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 Friday to give Spain a 1-0 lead over Ukraine in their Davis Cup World Group playoff. Rafael Nadal will have a chance to double Spain's lead when he plays Sergiy Stakhovsky later in the second singles match. Verdasco shook off a poor start and overcame a 3-0 deficit in the third set to grab the first point on the...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Haase back in Kitzbuehel semis

Two-time defending champion Robin Haase reached the semifinals of the bet-at-home Cup on Thursday by defeating third-seeded Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Haase lost the opening set as Verdasco converted the only break point, but he broke the Spaniard at 5-4 in the second set. Haase lost his opening service game in the third before winning six of the following eight games to wrap...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Fernando Verdasco hurts hand punching locker during meltdown

Fernando Verdasco had a rough all around day on Friday during a three-set loss to qualifier Federico Delbonis in the quarterfinals of the German Tennis Championships in Hamburg. Delbonis beat Verdasco 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 and Verdasco melted down in the process. After blowing two match points and losing the second set tiebreak, Verdasco slammed his [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Berlocq Upsets Verdasco in Sweden for First ATP Title

  (July 14, 2013) Carlos Berlocq won his first ATP World Tour title at the SkiStar Swedish Open to become the ninth over 30 winner this year by stunning Fernando Verdasco 7-5, 6-1. “I’m really excited with my achievement this week,” said the Argentine. “I’ve been working hard to fulfill this dream and today I [...]
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July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Verdasco, Troicki advance at Swedish Open

Spain's Fernando Verdasco and Viktor Troicki of Serbia won in straights sets Tuesday as they advanced to the second round of the Swedish Open. Verdasco, who pushed Wimbledon winner Andy Murray to five sets in the quarterfinals of that tournament, hit 12 aces as he eliminated Sweden's Andreas Vinciguerra 6-4, 7-6 (3). Vinciguerra was the last home player remaining in the...
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July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Verdasco, Troicki advance in Bastad

Spain's Fernando Verdasco and Viktor Troicki of Serbia won in straights sets Tuesday as they advanced to the second round of the Swedish Open. Verdasco, who pushed eventual Wimbledon champion Andy Murray to five sets in the quarterfinals, had 12 aces in eliminating Sweden's Andreas Vinciguerra 6-4, 7-6 (3). Vinciguerra was the last Swede remaining in the clay-court ATP tournament...
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July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Murray Wins Tough 5-setter Against Verdasco To Reach Wimbledon Semis

The second-seeded Briton advanced to the Wimbledon semifinals for the fifth straight year, overcoming a two-set deficit to beat Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-5 Wednesday on Centre Court. In the stands and from afar, some of the biggest names in Britain were cheering on Andy Murray at Wimbledon. Related posts: Andy Murray and Laura Robson Keeping the Hometown Fans Happy...
Via Tennis Tidings
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Murray gives hope to gloomy Brits

After beating Fernando Verdasco, Andy two victories from being Wimbledon champion.
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Andy Murray post-match interview at Wimbledon was awful (Video)

Andy Murray gutted through a five-set match to come back and beat Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-5 to reach the semifinals of Wimbledon, and his reward was enduring a horrible interview with BBC Radio 5′s Garry Richardson after his victory. Richardson asked some asinine questions and suggested that Murray’s coach, Ivan Lendl, would [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Wimbledon 2013: Comeback Win For Andy Murray

After being down 4-6, 3-6 in the first 2 sets of his quarterfinal match against 54th ranked Spaniard, Fernando Verdasco, Murray came back strong in the 3rd set to put himself back in the match– he won the set 6-1. The crowd fully backed Murray every single time he won a point and he used that to his advantage. In the 4th set, he fought hard to stay in the match and force a 5th...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Isner, Verdasco notch victories

Fifth-seeded John Isner beat Ryan Harrison of the United States 7-6 (4) 6-4 in a first-round match at the U.S. Men's Clay Court championships on Tuesday. Isner had three aces in the tiebreaker, including a 125 mph shot at set point. His other aces were clocked at 137 and 138 mph. Harrison broke Isner's powerful serve in the ninth game of the second set, but Isner broke...
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April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

ATP Houston – Isner and Verdasco Advance

  (April 9, 2013) It was a busy day Tuesday at the US Men’s Clay Court Championship, with seven singles matches, including three featuring all-American battles. The evening marked the debut of Fernando Verdasco at the US Men’s Clay Court Championship, and he claimed his first match win since  debut with a 7-6(5) 6-2 win [...]
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April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Verdasco tops Johnson at clay court championships

Sixth-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain earned a 7-6 (5), 6-2 victory over Steve Johnson of the United States in the U.S. Men's Clay Court championships on Tuesday. Fifth-seeded John Isner, the second-ranking U.S. player, met Ryan Harrison in a later match. Qualifier Robby Ginepri of the United States kept eighth-seeded Michael Russell of the United States off balance most...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Verdasco defeats Johnson

Sixth-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain got a 7-6 (5), 6-2 victory over Steve Johnson of the United States in the U.S. Men's Clay Court championships on Tuesday. Fifth-seeded John Isner, the second-ranking U.S. player, met Ryan Harrison in a later match. Qualifier Robby Ginepri of the United States kept eighth-seeded Michael Russell of the United States off balance most of...
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April 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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