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Tomic, Llodra, Harrison granted US Open wild cards

NEW YORK -- Australia's Bernard Tomic and France's Michael Llodra are among eight men receiving wild-card invitations for the U.S. Open's main draw. Ryan Harrison, Tim Smyczek, NCAA champion Marcos Giron, Wayne Odesnik, and teenagers Jared Donaldson and Noah Rubin also were wild-card entries announced Wednesday by the U.S. Tennis Association. Odesnik, who served a 12...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tomic, Llodra, Harrison get US Open wild cards

NEW YORK (AP) Australia's Bernard Tomic and France's Michael Llodra are among eight men receiving wild-card invitations for the U.S. Open's main draw. Ryan Harrison, Tim Smyczek, NCAA champion Marcos Giron, Wayne Odesnik, and teenagers Jared Donaldson and Noah Rubin also were wild-card entries announced Wednesday by the U.S. Tennis Association. Odesnik, who served a...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany leads 2-1 after France wins doubles

NANCY, France (AP) Julien Benneteau and Michael Llodra held their nerve to beat Andre Begemann and Tobias Kamke 6-1, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-5 as France pulled back to 2-1 in their Davis Cup quarterfinal against Germany.
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryan Brothers to face Colombians Farah/Cabal in Men’s Doubles Final

  Bryan Brothers Photo by Kevin Ware By Kevin Ware (March 27, 2014) KEY BISCAYNE – The Bryan brothers are on track to win their third Sony Open title after a straight sets 7-6, 6-2 win over the French pair of Michael Llodra and Nicolas Mahut in the semifinals. They will face the Colombian team of Juan-Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in what is sure to be a Davis Cup atmosphere...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Gicquel wins his Sud de France opener, earns match vs. Monfils

Marc Gicquel of France advanced to the second round of the Open Sud de France after beating countryman Michael Llodra 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Tuesday. Llodra had won their only previous meeting, five years ago in Lyon, but this time Gicquel was more clinical, converting two of his five break-point opportunities, whereas Llodra took only one of eight chances. Both players had six aces. ...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Gojowczyk wins Talheim Challenger

Peter Gojowczyk photo by Thomas Schulte By Florian Heer (January 26, 2014) TALHEIM, Germany – Traditionally one of the first stops on the ATP Challenger Tour every year are the Intersport Heilbronn Open at the Tennis Centre in Talheim. The tournament has always been able to present a strong field of players. Former champions are Carl-Uwe Steeb (1986), Michael Stich (1989), Michael...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Baker Out of Australian Open with Knee Injury

  (December 28, 2013) American Brian Baker is out of the 2014 Australian Open still nursing a  knee injury which has kept him off the tour. The No. 360 player on the ATP tour will be replaced in the draw by French veteran Michael Llodra. The 28-year old from Nashville Tennessee back in 2012 made one of the greatest comebacks in tennis after not playing the game for six years. He...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Dimitrov advances at Paris Masters

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria rallied past two-time semifinalist Michael Llodra of France 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the Paris Masters on Tuesday. Dimitrov broke for 4-2 in the final set and hit a forehand volley winner on match point. He became the first Bulgarian to win a title on the ATP Tour at the Stockholm Open this month. Spanish lucky loser Pablo Andujar, French...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Survives Denis Istomin to Move into Basel Quarters

  (October 23, 2013) Roger Federer survived a scare from world No. 48 Denis Istomin in Basel on Wednesday and pulled through with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win. No. 7 Federer saw his chances of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals in London improve when Richard Gasquet lost 6-4, 6-2 to his fellow Frenchman Michael Llodra in a first round match. Federer is currently 6th in the Race to...
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Gasquet loss at Basel helps Federer

Roger Federer improved his chances of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals when Richard Gasquet lost in the Swiss Indoors first round on Wednesday. Fifth-seeded Gasquet, who won the Kremlin Cup title in Moscow on Sunday, lost 6-4, 6-2 to fellow Frenchman Michael Llodra. Paul-Henri Mathieu of France advanced to face Llodra by beating Denis Kudla of the United States, 6-4, 7-5...
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Llodra serves underhand to Andy Murray at US Open

Andy Murray defeated the French tennis player Michael Llodra in straight during the first round of the US Open, 6-2, 6-4. After a length rain delay, and with Murray two points away from winning the match, Llondra decided to mess around and serve it underhand to the Scotsman. With Murray standing as far back as he was, it probably was a good play by Llodra, even if he lost the point.
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September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Andy Murray, Michael Llodra play spectular net point

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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

After late start, Murray wins quickly at US Open

Andy Murray shrugged off any risk of distraction from a rain delay and recorded a straight-sets victory over Michael Llodra on Wednesday to begin his U.S. Open title defense in authoritative style. Murray's match did not begin until almost 10 p.m. local time after a lengthy rain delay, and the Scot put on a near flawless performance to notch a 6-2, 6-4, 6-3 victory. Murray...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Stepanek advances at Rogers Cup in Montreal

Radek Stepanek upset 12th-seeded Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 4-7 (4), 6-3 Tuesday at the Rogers Cup. Alex Bogolomov defeated Michael Llodra 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, and Jerzy Janowicz edged Julien Benneteau 3-6, 6-3, 7-5. In doubles, Rafael Nadal and Pablo Andujar swatted away two match points to defeat fellow Spaniards David Ferrer and Feliciano Lopez 6-7 (2), 6-4, 12-10. Also, Filip Peliwo advanced...
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Stepanek upsets Almagro in Montreal

Radek Stepanek upset 12th-seeded Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 4-7 (4), 6-3 Tuesday at the Rogers Cup. Alex Bogolomov defeated Michael Llodra 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, and Jerzy Janowicz edged Julien Benneteau 3-6, 6-3, 7-5. In doubles, Rafael Nadal and Pablo Andujar swatted away two match points to defeat fellow Spaniards David Ferrer and Feliciano Lopez 6-7 (2), 6-4, 12-10. Also, Filip Peliwo advanced...
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Roland Garros Day 14: Links Roundup with Williams, Mahut, Nadal, Murray and more

Roland Garros Roundup takes you through the Slam’s hot stories of the day, both on and off the court. Nicolas Mahut and Michael Llodra during the men’s doubles award ceremony Shot of the Day: After losing the first set, snatching the second, and having the upper hand several times in the third including up 4-2 in the tiebreak, Nicolas Mahut and Mike Llodra lost a tough battle...
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bryans win men's doubles at French

Top-seeded Bob and Mike Bryan of the United States won their 14th major doubles title by defeating Michael Llodra and Nicolas Mahut of France 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (4) in the French Open final Saturday. In the tiebreaker, the Bryans rallied from a 4-2 deficit to clinch the victory when Mahut sent a forehand wide. The twins won their only other French Open in 2003. When they won the Australian...
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bryans win men's doubles title at French Open

Top-seeded Bob and Mike Bryan of the United States won their 14th major doubles title by defeating Michael Llodra and Nicolas Mahut of France 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (4) in the French Open final Saturday. In the tiebreaker, the Bryans rallied from a 4-2 deficit to clinch the victory when Mahut sent a forehand wide. The twins won their only other French Open in 2003. When they won the Australian...
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bryans advance to doubles final

Top-seeded Bob and Mike Bryan of the United States will aim for a record 14th major doubles title after beating Alexander Peya of Austria and Bruno Soares of Brazil 6-1, 6-4 in the semifinals of the French Open on Thursday. On Saturday, the twins will face Michael Llodra and Nicolas Mahut of France, who defeated Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay and Horacio Zeballos of Argentina 7-6 (4),...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Bryans reach doubles final at French Open

Top-seeded Bob and Mike Bryan of the United States will aim for a record 14th major doubles title after beating Alexander Peya of Austria and Bruno Soares of Brazil 6-1, 6-4 in the semifinals of the French Open on Thursday. On Saturday, the American twins will face Michael Llodra and Nicolas Mahut of France, who defeated Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay and Horacio Zeballos of Argentina...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Lacoste @Roland Garros.

© Getty Images A quick peek now at some of the special collection tennis wear Lacoste rolled out for Roland Garros. Dark solids look so fab against this surface. Above on Julien Benneteau is my favorite polo in the new group, the Multi-Color Team Lacoste Sport Polo. My heart beats quickly. Richard Gasquet and Michael Llodra have worn it as well. Alize Cornet and Dominika Cibulkova...
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Tsonga, Gasquet headline France team

France captain Arnaud Clement has picked eighth-ranked Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 10th-ranked Richard Gasquet, Julien Benneteau and Michael Llodra to face Argentina in the Davis Cup quarterfinals. The best-of-five series will be played April 5-7 in Buenos Aires. The 13th-ranked Gilles Simon has been selected as a reserve. Benneteau and Llodra are likely to play doubles. The winner will...
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March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Tsonga leads France's Davis Cup team vs. Argentina

France captain Arnaud Clement has picked eighth-ranked Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 10th-ranked Richard Gasquet, Julien Benneteau and Michael Llodra to face Argentina in the Davis Cup quarterfinals. The best-of-five series will be played April 5-7 in Buenos Aires. The 13th-ranked Gilles Simon has been selected as a reserve. Benneteau and Llodra are likely to play doubles. The winner will...
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March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Easy Day for Djokovic, Tsonga Falls, Del Potro Survives in Dubai

  (February 26, 2013) Dubai UAE – Novak Djokovic trying to win his fourth title in Dubai, defeated fellow Serbian Viktor Troicki 6-1, 6-4 in just 67 minutes on Tuesday.   Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, fresh from his tournament triumph in Marseilles, fell 7-6 (7-3), 6-2, against compatriot Michael Llodra. It was Llodra’s first win in Dubai in four attempts.   Djokovic, who is celebrating...
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February 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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