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Tennis Panorama :
(June 2, 2013) So far this fortnight Spain’s Tommy Robredo has earned the name “The Comeback Kid.” On Sunday at the French Open he became the first man since 1927 to win three consecutive Grand Slam matches, having to rally from two sets to none down for the win. Henri Cochet accomplished this feat [...]
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There was no stunning comeback for Tommy Robredo as fourth-seeded David Ferrer beat him 6-2, 6-1, 6-1 Tuesday at the French Open.
Ferrer won the all-Spanish match to reach the semifinals without dropping a set.
Robredo got to the quarterfinals by becoming the first man since Henri Cochet at Wimbledon in 1927 to win three straight Grand Slam matches from two sets down. But on Tuesday...
Ranked 470th a year ago, Tommy Robredo reached the quarterfinals of the French Open for the first time since 2009 by rallying from two sets down to stun 11th-seeded Nicolas Almagro 6-7 (5), 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in an all-Spanish match.
Robredo will next face another compatriot, No. 4 David Ferrer.
Almagro blew leads of 4-2 in the fourth set and 2-0 in the fifth Sunday.
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