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Leonardo Mayer Wins First ATP Title with Upset Win Over Top Seed David Ferrer

#451508802 / gettyimages.com By Florian Mayer   (July 20, 2014) HAMBURG – Sunday’s final at Hamburg saw top-seed David Ferrer and Leonardo Mayer clash for the second time with the Spaniard having won their only previous meeting in s’Hertogenbosch two years ago. Sunday’s match was an even affair with a couple of close rallies. Ferrer took the opening set after 58 minutes...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Day One Dubai Round-up

By Florian Heer (February 24, 2014) DUBAI – Five of the world’s top ten players headline the 22nd edition of this year’s Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, which started on Monday with the men’s main draw. The 32-man field is led by defending champion Novak Djokovic and five-time winner Roger Federer. The other top-ten players participating this week are Juan Martin Del...
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February 24, 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

Kohlschreiber, Mayer give Germany 2-0 lead v Spain

Philipp Kohlschreiber and Florian Mayer won their singles matches on Friday to give Germany a commanding 2-0 lead over Spain in the first round of the Davis Cup World Group. Kohlschreiber had little difficulty in defeating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 in 1 hour, 43 minutes. Kohlschreiber, the world No. 27, attacked from the start and won five games in a row to take the opening...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany Takes a 2-0 Lead Over Spain in First Round of Davis Cup Play

Florian Mayer By Florian Heer (January 31, 2014) FRANKFURT – Germany and Frankfurt’s Fraport Arena with a capacity of 5.000 seats hosted five-time-champion Spain for the first round Davis Cup tie in the World Group. Although Germany holds a 9-6 record over Spain, their last victory is dated back to the year 1994. The Iberians had to accept the fact that their two top-players...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Kohlschreiber gives Germany 1-0 lead over Spain

Philipp Kohlschreiber defeated Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 to give Germany a 1-0 lead in their first-round Davis Cup World Group tie on Friday. Kohlschreiber, the world No. 27, attacked from the start and won five games in a row to take the opening set in 26 minutes. Bautista Agut, who was making his Davis Cup debut, failed to earn a single break point as Kohlschreiber...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Ball boy hit in the face at Australian Open

Germany’s Florian Mayer hit an errant backhand during Saturday’s match with David Ferrer that a ball in the face. It appears to be the same ball boy who nearly got hit during Rodger Federer and Alexander Kudryavtsev match. A true pro indeed. [The Big Lead] The post Ball boy hit in the face at Australian Open appeared first on Diehardsport.
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ball kid gets nailed in face with errant shot

They sure do make them tough in Australia!   Florian Mayer was returning the serve of David Ferrer and it ended up clocking a poor ball kid right in the face.  Ouch!  He took it like a champ though because it what felt like a millisecond he bounced back like it didn't even happen.  I'm gonna guess he has quite the nice shiner this morning though.
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray, David Ferrer Upset in Doha, Rafael Nadal advances in Three Sets

  Andy Murray (January 1, 2014) Two out of the top three seeds fell in Doha on Wednesday at the Qatar Open. No. 3 seed Andy Murray led Florian Mayer only to fall in three sets while second seed David Ferrer fell in straight sets to Daniel Brands, 6-4, 7-5. Top seed Rafael Nadal avoided the upset as he was pushed by Tobias Kamke 6-3, 6-7(3), 6-3. Andy Murray led Mayer 6-3, 3-0 when...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray, returning from back surgery, upset by Mayer at Qatar Open

Third-seeded Andy Murray, playing in his first tournament since back surgery in late September, was upset by Florian Mayer of Germany 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 at the Qatar Open on Wednesday. Murray was leading 6-3, 3-0 when the 40th-ranked Mayer started to play more aggressively, going for winners on nearly every shot. Murray's lead evaporated as he only won three of the last 15 games...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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