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Covering the coverage: Wimbledon week one in review

Here at Attacking The Net, it’s important to document, instance by instance – for better or worse – the way in which tennis broadcasters cover the major tournaments. We did this in our debut at Roland Garros a few weeks ago, so we’re definitely going to do so again for Wimbledon. Roland Garros, as diehard American tennis fans know, is the worst-covered major due to the...
Via Awful Announcing
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Spaniards to Headline Casablanca Semis

By Florian Heer (April 11, 2014) CASABLANCA – Quarterfinal Friday at the Complexe Sportif Al Amal started on Centre Court with 2010 finalist Victor Hanescu, who took on the tournament’s sixth seed Federico Delbonis for the first time. The 32-year-old Romanian upset Casablanca’s top-seed and world number 19, Kevin Anderson, winning in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 in the round before...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Victor Hanescu upsets top seeded Kevin Anderson at Hassan II

Top-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa lost to Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-4, 6-4 Wednesday in the second round of the Grand Prix Hassan II.
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Swiss Open: Brands out of upsets

A day after beating Roger Federer, Daniel Brands lost to Victor Hanescu 6-3, 6-4 Friday in the Swiss Open quarterfinals. Hanescu, the 2008 Gstaad champion, forced one service break in each set. Mikhail Youzhny also reached the semifinals and will next face Hanescu after beating fourth-seeded Juan Monaco of Argentina 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (7). The sixth-seeded Russian saved three match...
Via Fox Sports
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Mercedes Cup: Hanescu, Agut advance

Victor Hanescu of Romania advanced to the semifinals of the Mercedes Cup by beating fourth-seeded Benoit Paire of France 7-5, 6-2 on Friday. It's the first time Hanescu has made it into the last four of a tournament since Nice in 2001. He now has a 4-0 record against Paire, all on clay. Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain also advanced to the semifinals when German opponent Michael...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Paire, Hanescu in Stuttgart quarters

Fourth-seeded Benoit Paire of France advanced to the quarterfinals of the Mercedes Cup by beating Nikolay Davydenko of Russia 6-3, 6-1 Thursday. Paire's quarterfinal opponent will be Victor Hanescu of Romania, who beat Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil 6-1, 6-4. Hanescu evened his record against Bellucci to 1-1. Paire advanced to the quarterfinals in Stuttgart for the first time,...
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Wimbledon frowns on Federer's shoes

Apparently, what you see above is too colorful for Wimbledon. According to multiple reports, Roger Federer -- who probably should have a little clout at the All England Club after winning the title seven times -- was asked to change his orange-soled shoes after his first-round match against Victor Hanescu. Wimbledon is infamous for its strict dress code, calling for predominantly...
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June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Roger Federer told to change orange shoes at Wimbledon

Not even Roger Federer is exempt from Wimbledon’s strict dress code. According to the Daily Mail, Wimbledon’s fashion police have asked the No. 3 seed not to wear his orange-soled shoes the next time he steps onto the courts at the All England Club. Federer disposed of Victor Hanescu 6-3, 6-2, 6-0 on Monday to [...]
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June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Pippa sees three Wimbledon matches

Pippa Middleton hung around for quite the marathon tennis session Monday at the All England Club. The younger sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was on hand for three matches on Centre Court. We'll let the pictures do the talking. Her day started by taking in defending champion Roger Federer against Victor Hanescu of Romania, alongside businesswoman Mariann Byerwalter...
Via Fox Sports
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Results

Results Monday from the Wimbledon at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (seedings in parentheses): Men's Singles First Round Roger Federer (3), Switzerland, def. Victor Hanescu, Romania, 6-3, 6-2, 6-0. Marin Cilic (10), Croatia, def. Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. John Isner (18), United States, def. Evgeny Donskoy, Russia, 6-1, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (2). Mikhail Youzhny...
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Federer Crushes Hanescu in First Round of Wimbledon

(June 24, 2013) Defending Wimbledon champion Roger Federer took a mere 68 minutes to crush Victor Hanescu 6-3, 6-2, 6-0 to move into the second round. It was ten years ago that Federer won his first major title at Wimbledon. Federe was superior at the net winning 21 of 25 points. The Swiss hit 32 [...]
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Federer advances to 2nd round at Wimbledon

Defending champion Roger Federer started his quest for an eighth Wimbledon title with an easy 6-3, 6-2, 6-0 win over Victor Hanescu of Romania on Monday. In the first match of the year on Centre Court, the third-seeded Federer made light work of his 48th-ranked opponent, needing just 68 minutes to advance to the second round. Federer, who won his first title at the All England...
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Wimbledon at a glance

A look at Wimbledon, the year's third Grand Slam tennis tournament: Surface: Grass courts. Site: The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Schedule: Play begins Monday. The women's singles final is July 6; the men's singles final is July 7. There are no matches scheduled for the two-week tournament's middle Sunday, June 30. Monday's Top Men's Matches...
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June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Order of Play for June 24, 2013

WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013 INTENDED ORDER OF PLAY FOR MONDAY 24 JUNE   CENTRE COURT – SHOW COURT – 1.00 PM START 1 Victor Hanescu (ROU) 95 vs Roger Federer (SUI) [3] 96 2 Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 95 vs Maria Sharapova (RUS) [3] 96 3 Benjamin Becker (GER) 127 vs Andy Murray (GBR) [2] 128   [...]
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June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Seeded players struggling at Rosmalen

Two seeded players were knocked out of the men's event at the grass-court Topshelf Open and a third was struggling before rain caused a suspension of play on Monday. Sixth-seeded Marcos Baghdatis was a set down to Calos Berlocq and trailing 2-1 in the second when the covers came out at the traditional Wimbledon warm-up tournament. Earlier, seventh-seeded Victor Hanescu lost...
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June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Seeded players struggle before rain at Rosmalen

Two seeded players were knocked out of the men's event at the grass-court Topshelf Open and a third was struggling before rain caused a suspension of play on Monday. Sixth-seeded Marcos Baghdatis was a set down to Calos Berlocq and trailing 2-1 in the second when the covers came out at the traditional Wimbledon warm-up tournament. Earlier, seventh-seeded Victor Hanescu lost...
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June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Tomic: “He’s still my dad, he’s still my coach”

  (May 28, 2013) PARIS – Australia’s Bernard Tomic was forced to retire from his first round match at the French Open on Tuesday with a torn right hamstring. He was trailing Victor Hanescu 7-5, 7-6 (8), 2-1. Tomic’s father John has been in the news due to a pending assault charge. Tomic’s father allegedly [...]
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bernard Tomic retires in 3rd set at French Open

Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic, whose father was banned from attending the French Open because of an assault investigation, retired from his first-round match at Roland Garros in the third set Tuesday. The 61st-ranked Tomic was treated for a right hamstring problem in the first set but played on until stopping while trailing 7-5, 7-6 (8), 2-1 against Victor Hanescu of Romania...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Tomic pulls out at French Open

Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic, whose father was banned from attending the French Open because of an assault investigation, retired from his first-round match at Roland Garros in the third set Tuesday. The 61st-ranked Tomic was treated for a right hamstring problem in the first set but played on until stopping while trailing 7-5, 7-6 (8), 2-1 against Victor Hanescu of Romania...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

John Tomic banned from French Open

French Open organizers will not let Bernard Tomic's father into Roland Garros, even as a paying spectator. Security officials have been told to bar John Tomic from the Roland Garros complex if he tries to enter with a ticket, the French tennis federation said Monday. John Tomic has been charged with assaulting his son's hitting partner before the Madrid Open and has been...
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May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Tsonga Ousted in Rotterdam

  (February 11, 2013) No. 8 Jo-Wilfred Tsonga of France was upset in Rotterdam on Monday but Dutch wild card Igor Sijsling 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4. The 77th ranked Sijsling called it “maybe the greatest” victory of his career, ” at home, against a top-10 player, in front of this crowd.” In others upsets Romania’s Victor Hanescu stopped seventh seed Jerzy Janowicz of Poland...
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February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Paire tops Menendez-Maceiras at Open Sud de France

Eighth-seeded Benoit Paire took just 45 minutes to beat Adrian Menendez-Maceiras of Spain 6-0, 6-2 in the Open Sud de France first round on Tuesday. The Frenchman had nine aces and did not face a break point. He used his powerful forehand to often force Menendez-Maceiras to the back of the court and broke the Spaniard's serve five times. Paire amused himself in the last game...
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February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Nishikori wins in 4 sets at Australian Open

Kei Nishikori recovered from a tough first-set tiebreaker to beat Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 in a first-round match Monday at the Australian Open. Leading 3-0 in the third set, Nishikori called out the ATP trainer, who worked on his left knee and quadriceps for a few minutes. It was the same knee which has bothered the Japanese star this month, forcing him...
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January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Swiss Indoors Results

Results Tuesday from the Swiss Indoors, a ?1.93 million ($2.52 million) ATP event on indoor hardcourt at St. Jakobshalle (seedings in parentheses): Singles First Round Nikolay Davydenko, Russia, def. Stanislas Wawrinka (4), Switzerland, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (3). Mikhail Youzhny (6), Russia, def. Bernard Tomic, Australia, 6-0, 6-2. Matthew Ebden, Australia, def. Victor Hanescu, Romania...
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October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Serbia Open Results

Results Tuesday from the Serbia Open, a ?418,700 ($553,200) ATP Tour event on clay at Tennis Center Novak (seedings in parentheses): Singles First Round Gilles Muller (8), Luxembourg, def. Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, 6-0, 4-6, 6-3. Victor Hanescu, Romania, def. Carlos Gomez-Herrera, Spain, 6-2, 5-7, 6-3. Aljaz Bedene, Slovenia, def. Martin Klizan, Slovakia, 6-4, 7-6 (6). Guillermo...
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April 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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