Posted October 15, 2012 on AP on Fox
Third-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain advanced to the quarterfinals of the Stockholm Open on Wednesday to set up a meeting with former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt of Australia. The 27-year old Almagro was given a wild-card entry into the indoor tournament and won 6-4, 7-6 (4) against Marius Copil of Romania after earning the only break of the match in the first set. Hewitt ousted eighth-seeded Jarkko Nieminen of Finland 7-6 (2), 2-6, 6-4 in a match where both players struggled to hold serve. Nieminen finished with more breaks - six compared to five - but Hewitt had three in the decider to wrap up the match in 2 hours, 18 minutes. Also Wednesday, Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis beat fourth-seeded Florian Mayer of Germany 4-6, 6-4, 6-2, and sixth-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia ousted Swedish wild-card entry Patrik Rosenholm, 6-0, 6-2.

Del Potro, Hewitt, Nishikori, Baghdatis to Play AAMI Classic

(October 17, 2012) Next January, the Kooyong tennis event now known as the AAMI Classic celebrates its 25th Anniversary. Tournament Director, Colin Stubs, today announced the first four of his eight-man field: JUAN MARTIN DEL POTRO  – 2009 US Open winner LLEYTON HEWITT – former World No. 1 and 2011 AAMI Classic winner KEI NISHIKORI – recent Japan Open winner MARCOS BAGHDATIS ...
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