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ALEX KUZNETSOV RUMORS

Ginepri Moves One Match Closer to Wild Card as Young Stops Kuznetsov in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – May 2, 2014 – Years removed from his Top 15 ranking, Robby Ginepri can still play some top-notch tennis.   The 31-year-old American who reached the U.S. Open semifinals in 2005 is one match away from a trip to the French Open as the Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card recipient after beating No. 7 seed James Ward 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 on Friday.   “It hasn’t...
Via Tennis Panorama
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

American qualifier reaches 1st career quarterfinal

American qualifier Alex Kuznetsov upset eighth-seeded Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1) to reach his first ATP quarterfinals at the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships on Thursday. Kuznetsov, who turned pro in 2004 and just turned 27, finally won the seventh match of his career in his 38th match. Kuznetsov needed 2 hours, 2 minutes for the win, serving 15 aces...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

American qualifier reaches first career quarterfinal with upset

Qualifier Alex Kuznetsov upset eighth-seeded Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1) on Thursday to reach his first ATP Tour quarterfinal at the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships. The American, who turned pro in 2004 and just turned 27, finally won the seventh match of his career in his 38th match. Kuznetsov needed 2 hours, 2 minutes for the win. He will play fourth...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet Alex Kuznetsov and Shelby Rogers, USTA Pro Circuit French Open Wild Card Challenge Winners

The USTA held a conference call with Alex Kuznetsov and Shelby Rogers, the Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card Challenge winners, who each earned a wild card into the 2013 French Open based on results over the past three weeks on the USTA Pro Circuit. Here is the official transcript of the call from the [...]
Via Tennis Panorama
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Kuznetsov gets wild card for French

Alex Kuznetsov earned a wild card into the French Open's main draw from the U.S. Tennis Association based on results on the USTA Pro Circuit. The 26-year-old Kuznetsov, of Richboro, Pa., and Tampa, Fla., had the best combined results at clay-court challenger tournaments in Sarasota, Fla., Savannah, Ga., and Tallahassee, Fla. He is currently ranked 176th. Kuznetsov was the junior...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Kuznetsov gets USTA wild card for French Open

Alex Kuznetsov earned a wild card into the French Open's main draw from the U.S. Tennis Association based on results on the USTA Pro Circuit. The 26-year-old Kuznetsov, of Richboro, Pa., and Tampa, Fla., had the best combined results at clay-court challenger tournaments in Sarasota, Fla., Savannah, Ga., and Tallahassee, Fla. He is currently ranked 176th. Kuznetsov was the junior...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Former French Open Boys’ Finalist Alex Kuznetsov Claims USTA French Open Wild Card

(May 1, 2013) USTA Player Development announced that Alex Kuznetsov, 26, of Richboro, Pa., and Tampa, Fla., has earned a main draw wild card into the 2013 French Open by winning the Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card Challenge. This year, the USTA awarded one men’s singles main draw wild card into the French Open [...]
Via Tennis Panorama
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Kuznetsov Q&A: USTA Roland Garros Wild Card Hopeful on His Start and Goals in Tennis

Alex Kuznetsov, currently ranked No. 176 in the world. May 1, 2013 — The last three weeks have been a game-changer for 26-year-old Alex Kuznetsov as he has shot up the rankings one hundred spots to world No. 176, and is also in the lead for the USTA Roland Garros wild card as part of the Har-Tru Wild Card Challenge. Last month, the Ukraine-born and Pennsylvania-raised Kuznetsov...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Straight Sets: For Kuznetsov, a Sign of Progress

After losing to Rafael Nadal in straight sets at the Australian Open , Alex Kuznetsov finds the positive.
Via New York Times Sports
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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