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Davis Cup: Canada, Japan even in World Group tie

Canada's Frank Dancevic beat Japan's Go Soeda 6-4, 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Friday to leave the teams at 1-1 following the opening singles matches of their Davis Cup World Group clash. Japan's Kei Nishikori earlier beat Peter Polansky 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to open the first meeting for the two nations since 1938. Polansky was pressed into duty when Milos Raonic was forced to pull out...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Canada, Japan even in Davis Cup World Group tie

Canada's Frank Dancevic beat Japan's Go Soeda 6-4, 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Friday to leave the teams at 1-1 following the opening singles matches of their Davis Cup World Group clash. Japan's Kei Nishikori earlier beat Peter Polansky 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to open the first meeting for the two nations since 1938. Polansky was pressed into duty when Milos Raonic was forced to pull out...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Australian Open Results for January 14, 2014

AUSTRALIAN OPEN Melbourne, Australia January 13-January 26, 2014 Hard/Outdoors Men’s Singles – First Round [1] Rafael Nadal (ESP) d. Bernard Tomic (AUS) 64 ret. (leg) [4] Andy Murray (GBR) d. Go Soeda (JPN) 61 61 63 [5] Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) d. Rhyne Williams (USA) 67(1) 63 64 64 [6] Roger Federer (SUI) d. James Duckworth (AUS) 64 64 62 [10] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) d....
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray wins 1st-round match at Australian Open

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray showed little evidence of a three-month layoff due to a back injury to beat Go Soeda of Japan 6-1, 6-1, 6-3 Tuesday in a first-round match at the Australian Open. He did not face a break point on his serve, and took advantage of six of his 13 break-point opportunities. No. 4-ranked Murray has only played two official matches since minor back surgery...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Del Potro reaches Japan Open quarters

Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro moved into Japan Open quarterfinals with a comfortable 6-2, 6-2 win Wednesday of fellow Argentine Carlos Berlocq. Del Potro broke Berlocq's serve twice in the second set and closed out the match in 1 hour, 6 minutes. Del Potro was a late addition to the tournament after Andy Murray, the 2011 champion, withdrew because of a back injury. Del Potro...
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Japan beats Colombia

Go Soeda rallied from a set down to defeat Alejandro Falla 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday as Japan earned a berth in the Davis Cup World Group with a 3-2 win Colombia. Colombia went into Sunday's reverse singles with a 2-1 lead over the hosts but Kei Nishikori made it 2-2 with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win over Santiago Giraldo in the first match. Giraldo had 61 unforced errors to Nishikori...
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September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Jarkko Nieminen gains 2nd round at Duesseldorf

Sixth-seeded Jarkko Nieminen of Finland beat Lukas Lacko of Slovakia 6-3, 6-1 Monday to reach the second round of the Power Horse Cup, a clay-court tuneup for the French Open. Brazilian qualifier Andre Gham defeated Go Soeda of Japan 6-4, 6-0. Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain rallied to a 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Gilles Muller of Luxembourg, who committed seven double-faults. Tobias...
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May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly: Berankis, Tomic, Janowicz

Ricardas Berankis in action at the 2013 Australian Open By Yeshayahu Ginsburg The favorites and top seeds all got through their second-round matches without much drama. David Ferrer was pushed by a powerful Tim Smyczek, who really began showing his true potential in the match. Still, Ferrer got through in four sets as he was just too solid and consistent for the young American. Federer...
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Tsonga Unhappy But Eases Through to Australian Open Third Round

Jo-Wilfred Tsonga at 2011 Sony Ericsson Open Players Party By Jaclyn Stacey (January 17, 2013)  MELBOURNE PARK, Australia – Seventh seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga fought through Melbourne heat to defeat Japan’s Go Soeda in straight sets 6-3 7-6(1) 6-3 in the first match of Australian Open day four on Margaret Court Arena ahead of a packed house.   With the mercury tipped to top 39°C...
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Haase, Soeda win at Chennai Open

Sixth-seeded Robin Haase of the Netherlands and eighth-seeded Go Soeda of Japan reached the second round of the Chennai Open with straight-set victories Monday. Haase beat local wild card Yuki Bhambri 7-5, 6-3. Soeda, last year's semifinalist, defeated Evegeny Donskoy of Russia 6-1, 6-2. Eduardo Roger-Vasselin of France downed Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia 6-3, 6-4, and Aljaze...
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December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Haase, Soeda advance at Chennai Open

Sixth-seeded Robin Haase of the Netherlands and eighth-seeded Go Soeda of Japan reached the second round of the Chennai Open with straight-set victories Monday. Haase beat local wild card Yuki Bhambri 7-5, 6-3. Soeda, last year's semifinalist, defeated Evegeny Donskoy of Russia 6-1, 6-2. Eduardo Roger-Vasselin of France downed Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia 6-3, 6-4, and Aljaze...
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December 31, 2012  |  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

Japan Open Results

Results Tuesday from the Japan Open, an ATP Tour event on hard-courts at Ariake Colosseum (seedings in parentheses): Singles First Round Milos Raonic (6), Canada, def. Radek Stepanek, Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-4. Tommy Robredo, Spain, def. Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, 6-2, 6-4. Jeremy Chardy, France, def. Yuichi Sugita, Japan, 6-1, 7-5. Kei Nishikori (8), Japan, def. Go Soeda, Japan...
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October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

ATP World Tour Winston-Salem Open Results

Results Sunday from the ATP Tour's $625,000 Winston-Salem Open, played on outdoor hard courts at the Wake Forest Tennis Center (seedings in parentheses) Singles First Round Steve Darcis, Belgium, def. Xavier Malisse, Belgium, 6-3, 6-0. Alex Bogomolov Jr., Russia, def. Malek Jaziri, Tunisia, 6-2, 6-2. David Goffin, Belgium, def. Nicolas Mahut, France, 7-6 (3), 6-1. Santiago...
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August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Atlantic Station is a winner for fans at BB&T Atlanta Open

John and Robert Frierson at BB&T Atlanta Open By Herman Wood ATLANTA, Georgia – Atlantic Station is a hopping place! The first semifinal has been completed, with Gilles Muller over Go Soeda 6-4, 6-3 and Ebden/Harrison over Fleming/Hutchins 6-3, 6-3. The stadium has emptied into Atlantic Station, where folks are shopping, eating, drinking, and generally having a great time....
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July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Muller reaches ATP final in Atlanta

Gilles Muller of Luxembourg beat eighth-seeded Go Soeda of Japan 6-4, 6-3 in the semifinals of the Atlanta Open on Saturday. Muller will play for his first ATP Tour title and will face either top-seeded John Isner or No. 4-seeded Andy Roddick on Sunday. At 6-foot-4, Muller had 17 aces to Soeda's two, winning in 1 hour, 13 minutes. Muller is 0-2 in career finals and last played...
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July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Japanese Players to meet in Quarterfinals for first time in Open Era

Kei Nishikori ATLANTA (July 19, 2012) – For the first time in Open Era history (since 1968), two Japanese players will meet in the quarterfinals as Kei Nishikori and Go Soeda have advanced after two rounds of play at the BB&T Atlanta Open taking place at Atlantic Station.   The 22-year-old Nishikori meets his countryman Soeda, age 27, on Friday in the second match on not before...
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July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Soeda upsets Nishikori in Atlanta

Go Soeda upset Olympics doubles partner Kei Nishikori 6-2, 6-1 Friday in the quarterfinals of the Atlanta Open. The match was the first pairing of two players from Japan in an ATP quarterfinal since the Open era began in 1968. Each also will represent Japan in singles in the London Olympics. Soeda said Friday's draw was difficult for the friends but perhaps more difficult for...
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July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Blake beats Harrison at rain-hit Atlanta

Veteran James Blake overcame a slow start and a 2-1/2 hour rain delay to beat fellow American and No. 6 seed Ryan Harrison 1-6, 6-3, 7-5 at the Atlanta Open on Tuesday. Eighth-seeded Go Soeda of Japan, Matthew Ebden of Australia and Michael Russell overcame a nearly three-hour rain delay in the afternoon matches. Soeda beat Belgium's Xavier Malisse 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 and advanced...
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July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Soeda, Ebden, Russell advance at Atlanta Open

Eighth-seeded Go Soeda of Japan overcame a nearly three-hour rain delay to beat Belgium's Xavier Malisse 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 in the first round of the Atlanta Open on Tuesday. Soeda advanced to a second-round clash with Russia's Igor Kunitsyn. Matthew Ebden of Australia held off qualifier Sergei Bubka of Ukraine 5-7, 6-1, 6-1, and will next meet either Ryan Harrison or Jame Blake...
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July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Soeda, Ebden, Russell win in 1st round

Eighth-seeded Go Soeda of Japan overcame a nearly three-hour rain delay to beat Belgium's Xavier Malisse 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 in the first round of the Atlanta Open on Tuesday. Soeda advanced to a second-round clash with Russia's Igor Kunitsyn. Matthew Ebden of Australia held off qualifier Sergei Bubka of Ukraine 5-7, 6-1, 6-1, and will next meet either Ryan Harrison or Jame Blake...
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July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Campbell's Hall of Fame Championships Results

Results Monday from the $455,750 Campbell's Hall of Fame Championships played outdoors on grass at the International Tennis Hall of Fame: Singles First Round Jack Sock, United States, def. Igor Kunitsyn, Russia, 7-5, 1-6, 6-4. Nicolas Mahut, France, def. Marco Chiudinelli, Switzerland, 6-0, 7-6 (2). Michael Russell, United States, def. Donald Young (7), United States, 1-6...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Serbians, Czechs close in on final

Serbia and the Czech Republic moved closer to meeting in the World Team Cup final on Thursday. Serbia's Viktor Troicki saved three set points in the first set and four break points in the second to beat Florin Mayer 7-6 (6), 6-3 for a 1-0 lead over defending champion Germany in the Blue Group. Tomas Berdych gave the Czechs a 1-0 lead over Argentina by beating Carlos Berlocq...
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Berdych sparks Czech Republic to comeback

Tomas Berdych helped the Czech Republic rally for a 2-1 victory over Japan at the Team World Cup on Monday. Japan had a taken a 1-0 lead on Sunday but Berdych beat Go Soeda 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 and Frantisek Cermak and Radek Stepanek then prevailed in the decisive doubles in the Red Group tie, beating Tatsuma Ito and Soeda 6-2, 7-6 (4). In the Blue Group, defending champion Germany completed...
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May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

ATP Houston – Tuesday Results, Wednesday Schedule

RESULTS – MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2012 SINGLES FIRST ROUND Igor Kunitsyn (RUS) d Xavier Malisse (BEL) 6-4, 6-2 [Q] Horacio Zeballos (ARG) d Adrian Ungur (ROU) 63 63 Ryan Sweeting (USA) d [Q] Richardo Mello (BRA) 63 76(3) [Q] Michael Russell d Daniel Gimeno-Traver 26 75 61 Paolo Lorenzi (ITA) d Wayne Odesnik (USA) 67(3) 62 63 Tatsuma Ito (JPN) d [Q] Go Soeda (JPN) 64 75 DOUBLES FIRST...
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April 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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