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Brazil's Bellucci beats Sousa to win Geneva Open title

  Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil won the revived Geneva Open title on Saturday, beating sixth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal 7-6 (4), 6-4. The 27-year-old Bellucci's fourth career ATP title was his third in Switzerland. He also won on clay at the Swiss Open in Gstaad in 2009 and 2012. Bellucci, a 60th-ranked left-hander, wasted three set points at 5-4 in the first before winning the tiebreaker...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil wins Geneva Open title

GENEVA (AP) Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil won the revived Geneva Open title on Saturday, beating sixth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal 7-6 (4), 6-4. The 27-year-old Bellucci's fourth career ATP title was his third in Switzerland. He also won on clay at the Swiss Open in Gstaad in 2009 and 2012. Bellucci, a 60th-ranked left-hander, wasted three set points at 5-4 in the first before winning...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellucci, Sousa advance to Geneva Open final

  Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil advanced to the Geneva Open final on Friday and will play Joao Sousa of Portugal for the title. Bellucci, twice a champion at Switzerland's other clay-court event in Gstaad, eased past Santiago Giraldo of Colombia 6-3, 6-4. The 60th-ranked Bellucci says ''this is my favorite place to play. Maybe I feel very relaxed here.'' The sixth-seeded Sousa beat...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wawrinka goes three sets to advance at Geneva Open

GENEVA -- Top-seeded Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland outlasted Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the second round of his home Geneva Open tournament on Wednesday. Wawrinka needed a single break of service to win the opening and deciding sets, though faltered with his own first serves in losing the second set. In the quarterfinals, Wawrinka will play 74th-ranked Federico...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Stan Wawrinka advances at Geneva Open

GENEVA (AP) Top-seeded Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland outlasted Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the second round of his home Geneva Open tournament on Wednesday. Wawrinka needed a single break of service to win the opening and deciding sets, though faltered with his own first serves in losing the second set. In the quarterfinals, Wawrinka will play 74th-ranked Federico...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomaz Bellucci, Mikhail Youzhny win first-round matches at Geneva

  Two-time Swiss Open champion Thomaz Bellucci ousted seventh-seeded Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the Geneva Open on Monday. Bellucci, a left-hander from Brazil, carried over the form which saw him push Novak Djokovic to three sets at the Italian Open last week. After wasting a 5-2 lead in the first set, Bellucci held serve the rest of the way...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellucci, Youzhny win 1st-round matches at Geneva Open

GENEVA (AP) Two-time Swiss Open champion Thomaz Bellucci ousted seventh-seeded Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the Geneva Open on Monday. Bellucci, a left-hander from Brazil, carried over the form which saw him push Novak Djokovic to three sets at the Italian Open last week. After wasting a 5-2 lead in the first set, Bellucci held serve the rest...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Isner beats Mannarino to reach second round of Madrid Open

  John Isner of the United States beat Adrian Mannarino of France 7-6 (2), 6-4 to reach the second round of the Madrid Open on Monday. The 16th-seeded Isner will next play either Jeremy Chardy -- another Frenchman -- or Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil. In the women's competition, Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland eased past Casey Dellacqua of Australia to reach the third round. The ninth...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Isner beats Mannarino to reach 2nd round of Madrid Open

MADRID (AP) John Isner of the United States beat Adrian Mannarino of France 7-6 (2), 6-4 to reach the second round of the Madrid Open on Monday. The 16th-seeded Isner will next play either Jeremy Chardy - another Frenchman - or Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil. In the women's competition, Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland eased past Casey Dellacqua of Australia to reach the third round. The...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellucci beats Youzhny in 1st round of Istanbul Open

ISTANBUL -- Thomaz Bellucci defeated seventh-seeded Mikhail Youzhny 7-6 (5), 6-3 Monday in the opening round of the inaugural Istanbul Open. Bellucci served six aces to eliminate Youzhny. Andrey Golubev swept past wild card Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-1, 6-3 in the other main-draw match. Roger Federer is the top-seeded player in the event, one of the clay tournaments leading up to the...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Granollers beats Matosevic to play Tsonga in Barcelona Open

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Marc Granollers of Spain eased past Marinko Matosevic of Bosnia 6-2, 6-3 on the opening day of the Barcelona Open on Monday. Granollers meets sixth-seeded Jo-Wilfred Tsonga in the next round, and he said that although the French player hadn't competed in many matches this year he was always ''capable of playing great tennis.'' He said he would need to play...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Brazil's Souza: I was target of racist fans during Davis Cup match in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentina won the decisive singles match against Brazil on Monday to close out a dramatic Davis Cup encounter marred by reports of racist taunts by spectators during the longest singles match ever played in the competition. Brazil's Joao Souza told the Brazilian website SporTV.com that he heard fans call him a monkey during his reverse singles match against...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Federico Delbonis wins, sends Argentina to Davis Cup quarters

  Argentina advanced to the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup on Monday, beating Brazil 3-2 after Federico Delbonis defeated Thomaz Bellucci 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 in a match that took two days to complete. The match had been suspended because of darkness on Sunday with Delbonis leading 1-0. It started late after Leonardo Mayer needed 6 hours, 42 minutes to beat Joao Souza in the longest...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Delbonis wins, sends Argentina to Davis Cup quarterfinals

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Argentina advanced to the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup on Monday, beating Brazil 3-2 after Federico Delbonis defeated Thomaz Bellucci 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 in a match that took two days to complete. The match had been suspended because of darkness on Sunday with Delbonis leading 1-0. It started late after Leonardo Mayer needed 6 hours, 42 minutes to beat...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Leonardo Mayer beats Joao Souza in longest Davis Cup singles match

  Leonardo Mayer defeated Joao Souza in the longest Davis Cup singles match ever, converting his 11th match point to win 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5), 5-7, 5-7, 15-13 to keep Argentina's hopes alive against Brazil in their first round series on Sunday. Mayer needed 6 hours, 42 minutes to beat Souza, which is also longer than the record for a clay-court match on the ATP tour. It leveled the...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Davis Cup has South American flair with Argentina-Brazil starting Friday

Back in September, The International Tennis Federation (ITF) had their general annual meeting held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and decided Argentina will face Brazil in the first round of this year’s Davis Cup. That matchup will take place this weekend in Buenos Aires. An all-South American clash sees neighbors and long-time rivals Argentina and Brazil battle it out for the...
Via Attacking The Net
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Fifth seed Leonardo Mayer tops Stephane Robert in Argentina

  No. 5-seeded Leonardo Mayer of Argentina reached the second round of the Argentina Open on Monday, defeating Stephane Robert of France 6-0, 6-1. In another first-round match between unseeded players, Paolo Lorenzi defeated Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-1. Rafael Nadal is the No. 1 seed. He plays Wednesday and has a bye into the second round of the clay-court event...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayer into 2nd round in Buenos Aires; Nadal tries to rebound

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) No. 5-seeded Leonardo Mayer of Argentina reached the second round of the Argentina Open on Monday, defeating Stephane Robert of France 6-0, 6-1. In another first-round match between unseeded players, Paolo Lorenzi defeated Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-1. Rafael Nadal is the No. 1 seed. He plays Wednesday and has a bye into the second round...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Estrella Burgos becomes oldest first-time ATP winner

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) Victor Estrella Burgos became of the oldest first-time winner of an ATP event in the Open Era, beating top-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain on Sunday in the Ecuador Open final. The 34-year-old Dominican won 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5) in his first ATP final. He was the first Dominican to reach a top-level ATP final. Seeded No. 8, Estrella Burgos defeated Brazilian Thomaz...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray rallies past Anderson at Valencia Open

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) Andy Murray fought back to beat Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the Valencia Open on Friday. The third-seeded Murray will face either top-seeded David Ferrer or Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci. Anderson, the seventh seed, edged Murray in a first set that featured several attractive long rallies on the indoor hard court....
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Troicki, Kohlschreiber reach semifinals in Vienna

VIENNA (AP) Viktor Troicki of Serbia beat Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil 7-6 (4), 6-7 (2), 6-2 at the Erste Bank Open on Friday to reach his first semifinal in three years, and fourth-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber defeated fellow German Benjamin Becker 6-4, 7-6 (3). Troicki, a former No. 12 who returned from a one-year doping suspension in July, saved two set points at 6-5 in the opening...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Erste Bank Open: Bellucci defeats 3rd-seeded Lopez

VIENNA -- Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil rallied to beat third-seeded Feliciano Lopez 6-7 (9), 6-1, 6-4 in the second round of the Erste Bank Open on Thursday. Lopez, who is ranked a career-high 14th after beating Rafael Nadal on his way to the semifinals in Shanghai last week, saved three set points in the opening set but lost eight straight games from 1-1 in the second. He also lost...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellucci defeats 3rd-seeded Lopez in Vienna

VIENNA (AP) Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil rallied to beat third-seeded Feliciano Lopez 6-7 (9), 6-1, 6-4 in the second round of the Erste Bank Open on Thursday. Lopez, who is ranked a career-high 14th after beating Rafael Nadal on his way to the semifinals in Shanghai last week, saved three set points in the opening set but lost eight straight games from 1-1 in the second. He also lost...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brazil beats Spain 3-1 in Davis Cup playoff

SAO PAULO (AP) Thomaz Bellucci defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 to give Brazil an unassailable 3-1 lead over Spain in a Davis Cup World Group playoff on Sunday, dropping the five-time champions to the zone groups for the first time since 1996. Bellucci, Brazil's No. 1 player, converted all three of his break points in the final set to close out the match in 2 hours...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bautista Agut gives Spain 1-0 lead over Brazil in Davis Cup

  Roberto Bautista Agut defeated Rogerio Dutra Silva 6-0, 6-1, 6-3 on Friday to give Spain a 1-0 lead over Brazil in a World Group playoff in the Davis Cup. The 15th-ranked Bautista Agut, Spain's top player for the series in Brazil, dominated from the start against the 201st-ranked Silva, winning the clay-court match in 1 hour, 31 minutes. The Spaniard won 11 straight games before...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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