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Costa Rica keeper Keylor Navas practices using tennis balls

Costa Rica have been one of the biggest surprises of the 2014 World Cup and keeper Keylor Navas has become one of the most in-demand keepers on the transfer market.When you ask most elite athletes the key to their success, training is generally the number one reason.  Navas has enlisted the help of professional tennis player Pablo Andujar and his 160 km/hr forehand. *** Follow...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Costa Rica’s Goalie Trains for World Cup by Saving Tennis Balls (Video)

Costa Rica’s goalkeeper Keylor Navas trains for his World Cup matches by saving tennis balls hit by Pablo Andujar, a professional tennis player. If you can save a tennis ball you can save a soccer ball! P.S. the video is not in English, but still watch it!
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Costa Rica’s Goalkeeper Keylor Navas Train By Saving Tennis Balls Hit By Ranked Tennis Pro Pablo Andujar

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Via Next Impulse Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Costa Rican G Keylor Navas Trains With Tennis Balls Hit By Pro (Video)

Here in America, few casual soccer fans can see through Tim Howard’s all-encompassing cloud that currently engulfs the nation. But Costa Rican tender, Keylor Navas is quietly anchoring a surprising run for his team; who has beaten out some of the world’s best (England, Italy, and Uruguay), to play in the World Cup quarterfinals against The Netherlands on Saturday afternoon (4...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Costa Rica goalkeeper trains by saving tennis balls hit by pro player

If you can save a tennis ball, you can save a soccer ball!This has to be the motto of Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas as he has enlisted the help of the 33rd-ranked tennis player in the world, Pablo Andujar, to help him train on the pitch.Watch as Navas hones his goalkeeping skills by saving tennis balls left and right.Apparently, the drill has worked thus far as the Costa Ricans...
Via Bush League Chronicle
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Buckeye competing at Wimbledon

Former Ohio State tennis standout Blaz Rola is set to take on defending champion Andy Murray in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday morning. Rola, a Slovenia native, is a year removed from becoming the first Buckeye to win the NCAA singles championship. Currently ranked No. 92 in the world, he defeated Pablo Andujar of Spain in the first round 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. That marked Rola...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nadal Rafael Escapes Pablo Andujar to Reach Rio Open Final

(February 22, 2014) No. 1 Rafael Nadal had to rally against Spanish countryman Pablo Andujar 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10) to make the Rio Open final. In the final he will face Alexandr Dolgopolov who upset No. 2 seed David Ferrer 6-4, 6-4. The “King of Clay” saved two match points against him in the tiebreak. The last time Nadal lost on clay was against Novak Djokovic in the Monte Carlo...
Via Tennis Panorama
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Robredo into quarterfinals in Rio Open

Fourth-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain reached the quarterfinals of the Rio Open on Wednesday, defeating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-2, 6-1 at the outdoor clay tournament. Robredo has won 12 ATP titles, 11 on clay. He next faces fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar, who advanced when his opponent Martin Klizan of Slovakia withdrew with an injury. In other matches in the joint WTA-ATP event...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Fourth-seeded Robredo into quarterfinals at Rio Open

Fourth-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain reached the quarterfinals of the Rio Open on Wednesday, defeating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-2, 6-1 at the outdoor clay tournament. Robredo has won 12 ATP titles, 11 on clay. He next faces fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar, who advanced when his opponent Martin Klizan of Slovakia withdrew with an injury. In other matches in the joint WTA-ATP event...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Robredo reaches quarterfinals in Buenos Aires

Third-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain reached the quarterfinals of the Copa Claro Wednesday, defeating Guido Pella of Argentina 4-6, 6-1, 6-4. Fourth-seeded Nicolas Almagro, who beat Horacio Zeballos of Argentina 6-2, 7-5, advanced to the second round of the clay-court tournament. Almagro has won 12 ATP titles -- all on clay -- and six have come on the annual Latin American swing...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Simon Crashes Out of Valencia Open

(October 22, 2013) Nicolas Almagro aiming to capture his third Valencia title opened his campaign by beat Pablo Andujar 6-2, 6-3 on Tuesday. Almagro won the title in both 2006 and 2007. Sixth seed Gilles Simon was demolished by Alejandro Falla 6-1, 6-0. Simon won a total of 36 point during the entire match and had his serve broken five times. Bernard Tomic retired in the third set...
Via Tennis Panorama
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Almagro beats Andujar 6-2, 6-3 in Valencia

Nicolas Almagro beat Pablo Andujar 6-2, 6-3 to make a successful start to his bid for a third title at the Valencia Open on Tuesday. The third-seeded Almagro, who won here in 2006 and 2007, reeled off winners to break Andujar five times and easily advance to the second round on the indoor hard court. Almagro said that he feels like he was rediscovered his winning form. '&...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Almagro advances at Valencia Open

Nicolas Almagro beat Pablo Andujar 6-2, 6-3 to make a successful start to his bid for a third title at the Valencia Open on Tuesday. The third-seeded Almagro, who won here in 2006 and 2007, reeled off winners to break Andujar five times and easily advance to the second round on the indoor hard court. Meanwhile, Bernard Tomic retired in the third set of his match with Mikhail Youzhny...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Del Potro advances in Shanghai

Juan Martin del Potro overcame 22 aces from Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber to advance to the third round of the Shanghai Masters with a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) victory on Wednesday. The sixth-seeded Argentine is coming off a win at the Japan Open last week and is trying to secure his spot in the ATP Tour Finals in London. Kohlschreiber hit 50 winners to 29 for del Potro and broke...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 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...
Via Fox Sports
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Roland Garros Rewind: Memorable Moments from a Rainy Day 3

For the second straight day, a home hope survived a thriller on Chatrier. Welcome back for the overview of a rainy Tuesday in Paris, where a shortened order of play unfolded. ATP: Match of the day:  The first two days had featured plenty of five-setters but no matches that reached 6-6 in the fifth set.  On a non-televised court, journeymen Ivan Dodig and Guido Pella finally produced...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Monfils reaches Open de Nice final

France's Gael Monfils beat Pablo Andujar 7-5, 6-4 at the Open de Nice on Friday to line up a final against Albert Montanes of Spain. Montanes defeated French wild-card entry Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 in the earlier semifinal. Montanes hit 11 aces and clinched victory with a backhand return winner. A former top 10 player, Monfils was hampered last year by a right...
Via AP on Fox
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Lu upsets 5th-seeded Seppi in 1st round at Nice

Lu Yen-Hsun of Taiwan upset fifth-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy 7-5, 1-6, 6-4 Monday to reach the second round of the Open de Nice. Pablo Andujar of Spain, Carlos Berlocq of Argentina and Robin Haase of the Netherlands also advanced. A semifinalist at the Madrid Open earlier this month, Andujar downed former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 in the Australian's tournament...
Via AP on Fox
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Hewitt falls in first round at Nice

Former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt of Australia and fifth-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy lost Monday in the first round of the Nice Open. Hewitt, playing in this tournament for the first time, was beaten by Pablo Andujar of Spain 6-3, 4-6, 6-3. Seppi fell to Lu Yen-Hsun of Taiwan 7-5, 1-6, 6-4. Lu will next play Andujar, a semifinalist at this month's Madrid Open. Carlos Berlocq of...
Via AP on Fox
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Lleyton Hewitt, Andreas Seppi beaten at Nice Open

Former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt of Australia and fifth-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy lost Monday in the first round of the Nice Open. Hewitt, playing in this tournament for the first time, was beaten by Pablo Andujar of Spain 6-3, 4-6, 6-3. Seppi fell to Lu Yen-Hsun of Taiwan 7-5, 1-6, 6-4. Lu will next play Andujar, a semifinalist at this month's Madrid Open. Carlos Berlocq of...
Via AP on Fox
May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Nadal reaches Madrid Open final

Rafael Nadal reached his seventh consecutive final since returning from a knee injury, brushing aside wild-card entry Pablo Andujar 6-0, 6-4 at the Madrid Open on Saturday. Nadal had little trouble extending his winning streak in clay-court semifinals to 46 matches, quickly finishing his overmatched countryman after winning the first six games. Nadal can win his fifth title since...
Via Fox Sports
May 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Defending champ Andujar ousted

Two-time defending champion Pablo Andujar was ousted from the Grand Prix Hassan II on Tuesday, losing 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 in the first round to qualifier Pablo Carreno-Busta in a match between Spaniards. Carreno-Busta, ranked 237 places below his opponent, will next play second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa. Tobias Kamke of Germany beat fifth-seeded Jurgen Melzer of Austria 6...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

US youth struggle at Indian Wells

While the champions were helping tournament owner Larry Ellison break ground for a new 8,000 seat stadium here at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, American youngsters were finding out just how difficult it is to become a champion at this ATP Masters 1000 event. Steve Johnson, Jack Sock and Christina McHale all won sets, but lost matches in the first round, with Sock getting as close...
Via Fox Sports
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Qatar Open Results

Results Tuesday from the Qatar Open, an ATP event on hard court at the Khalifa Tennis Complex (seedings in parentheses): Singles First Round Lukas Rosol, Czech Republic, def. Pablo Andujar (8), Spain, 6-2, 7-6 (2). Mikhail Youzhny (4), Russia, def. Benjamin Becker, Germany, 4-6, 7-6 (3), 6-1. Mohamed Safwat, Egypt, def. Jabor Mohammed Ali Mutawa, Qatar, 6-0, 6-0. Lukas Lacko...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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