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Defending champ Rosol wins Winston-Salem opener

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Defending champion Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic opened with a 6-4, 7-6 (4) victory Monday over Latvia's Ernests Gulbis in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open. The 6-foot-5 Rosol served 14 aces and took advantage of a break point in the seventh game of the first set to improve to 3-1 all-time against Gulbis, and 2-1 this year, in the final tournament...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

ATP, WTA criticize Sergiy Stakhovsky for alleged anti-gay comment

  The heads of the ATP and WTA have criticized professional tennis player Sergiy Stakhovsky for anti-gay comments about the women's tour attributed to him. His remarks came in an interview with a Ukraine-based website. WTA chairman and CEO Stacey Allaster said Friday it's ''sad to think in this day and age there are people who are narrow-minded and speak derisively about women based...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Stakhovsky criticized for anti-gay comment attributed to him

LONDON (AP) The heads of the ATP and WTA have criticized professional tennis player Sergiy Stakhovsky for anti-gay comments about the women's tour attributed to him. His remarks came in an interview with a Ukraine-based website. WTA chairman and CEO Stacey Allaster said Friday it's ''sad to think in this day and age there are people who are narrow-minded and speak derisively about...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Lookahead: Smallest group of US men since 1947

LONDON (AP) The seven U.S. men in the Wimbledon main draw represent the country's smallest contingent since 1947, when only five played at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament. Three are scheduled to be in first-round action Tuesday: 31st-seeded Jack Sock, 37th-ranked Sam Querrey, and 77th-ranked Tim Smyczek. The 22-year-old Sock - who was born in Nebraska, later lived in Kansas...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Open 13: Bautista Agut advances to Marseille semis with win over Thiem

  Fourth-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut advanced to the semifinals of the Open 13 with a 7-6 (7), 6-3 victory over Dominic Thiem on Friday. The 26-year-old Spaniard, who also reached the semifinals in Chennai last month, will next face either seventh-seeded Gael Monfils of France or Simone Bolelli. The Italian upset top-seeded Milos Raonic in the second round at the indoor tournament...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bautista Agut advances to Marseille semis

MARSEILLE, France (AP) Fourth-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut advanced to the semifinals of the Open 13 with a 7-6 (7), 6-3 victory over Dominic Thiem on Friday. The 26-year-old Spaniard, who also reached the semifinals in Chennai last month, will next face either seventh-seeded Gael Monfils of France or Simone Bolelli. The Italian upset top-seeded Milos Raonic in the second round...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Teen Borna Coric beats Denis Istomin in Open 13 first round

  Rising teen star Borna Coric of Croatia beat Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 6-4, 7-5 to reach the second round of the Open 13 tournament on Monday. Last October, the 18-year-old Coric upset second-seeded Rafael Nadal in straight sets to reach the semifinals of the Swiss Indoors and announce himself as one of the rising stars of tennis. Although Istomin had more aces -- nine to Coric...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rising star Coric beats Istomin in 1st round of Open 13

MARSEILLE, France (AP) Rising teen star Borna Coric of Croatia beat Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 6-4, 7-5 to reach the second round of the Open 13 tournament on Monday. Last October, the 18-year-old Coric upset second-seeded Rafael Nadal in straight sets to reach the semifinals of the Swiss Indoors and announce himself as one of the rising stars of tennis. Although Istomin had more...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Youzhny beats Stakhovsky to make Zagreb Indoors quarters

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) Sixth-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia swept past Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine 6-1, 6-2 to reach the Zagreb Indoors quarterfinals on Wednesday. Youzhny won four games in a row but was broken when serving for the first set. He broke back to seal the first set and moved to 5-0 in the second. Youzhny defeated Stakhovsky the last time they met in Zagreb three years...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Juan Martin Del Potro wins comeback match after 10-month layoff

  Juan Martin Del Potro launched his comeback from a serious wrist injury Tuesday with a convincing 6-3, 7-6 (4) win over Sergiy Stakhovsky in the first round of the Sydney International. The former U.S. Open champion is currently ranked No. 338 after undergoing surgery on his left wrist last year and missing more than 10 months on tour. He needed a wild card to enter the main draw...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Del Potro wins comeback match after 10-month injury layoff

SYDNEY (AP) Juan Martin Del Potro launched his comeback from a serious wrist injury Tuesday with a convincing 6-3, 7-6 (4) win over Sergiy Stakhovsky in the first round of the Sydney International. The former U.S. Open champion is currently ranked No. 338 after undergoing surgery on his left wrist last year and missing more than 10 months on tour. He needed a wild card to enter...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Djokovic eases into Qatar Open quarterfinals

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Top seed Novak Djokovic moved his Qatar Open debut into the quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-1 defeat of Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine on Wednesday. Djokovic won 29 of 34 points when his first serve went in, and saved all three break points he faced. Djokovic will play seventh-seeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia next. Karlovic captured a 7-6 (3), 6-3 second-round win over...
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Sousa, Nieminen advance at Moselle Open

METZ, France (AP) Joao Sousa saved all four break points to beat Ivan Dodig 6-2, 6-2 in the first round of the Moselle Open on Wednesday. The sixth-seeded Sousa will next play Igor Sijsling at the indoor tournament. Finnish veteran Jarkko Nieminen set up a meeting with former Wimbledon semifinalist Jerzy Janowicz after beating Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-1, 6-4. After playing a crucial...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tomas Berdych eases through to Dubai quarters

Third-seeded Tomas Berdych had an easy time securing a 6-2, 6-1 win over Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine at the Dubai Championships on Wednesday. Berdych, who will face fifth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals, has won his last eight matches. Despite Berdych having trouble with his first serve - his percentage was a ghastly 37 percent - he controlled the match. He lost...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger-Vasselin reaches 2nd round of Open 13

Sixth-seeded Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France grounded out a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 victory over big-serving Ante Pavic of Croatia in the first round of the Open 13 on Tuesday. Pavic had 23 aces, compared to 13 for Roger-Vasselin, who saved seven of the nine break-point chances he faced. He next plays Ukraine's Sergiy Stakhovsky after he rallied past qualifier Daniel Evans 3-6, 7-6 ...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodig digs deep on break points to reach 2nd round of Open 13

Fifth-seeded Ivan Dodig of Croatia and No. 6 Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France reached the second round of the Open 13 in contrasting styles on Tuesday. Roger-Vasselin ground out a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 victory over big-serving Ante Pavic of Croatia, before Dodig followed up with a 7-5, 6-2 win against wild card Olivetti of France. Pavic had 23 aces, compared to 13 for Roger-Vasselin...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixth-seeded Roger-Vasselin reaches second round of Open 13

Sixth-seeded Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France grounded out a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 victory over big-serving Ante Pavic of Croatia in the first round of the Open 13 on Tuesday. Pavic had 23 aces, compared to 13 for Roger-Vasselin, who saved seven of the nine break-point chances he faced. He next plays Ukraine's Sergiy Stakhovsky after he rallied past qualifier Daniel Evans 3-6, 7-6 ...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Top seed Del Potro advances to Sydney International final

Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the Sydney International final with a 6-4, 6-2 win Friday over Dmitry Tursunov. The 2009 US Open champion will play either defending champion Bernard Tomic or Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine in the final. Fifth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany was to play Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria in the women's final on Friday night. In a preview...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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