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Verdasco beats Simon to reach 3rd round in Paris

PARIS (AP) Fernando Verdasco advanced to the third round of the Paris Masters by beating 15th-seeded Gilles Simon 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 Tuesday. Verdasco, a former top-10 player from Spain, broke Simon on match point when the Frenchman sent a forehand long. In the first round, Tommy Robredo of Spain beat Vasek Pospisil of Canada 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (5), Jeremy Chardy of France defeated Kenny De...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Defending champion Dimitrov, American Sock advance at Stockholm Open

  Defending champion Grigor Dimitrov advanced to the quarterfinals of the Stockholm Open by defeating Russia's Teymuraz Gabashvili 7-5, 7-6 (4) on Wednesday. The Bulgarian, who had a bye into the second round, was put under pressure in both sets but needed just one match point to seal his tie-breaker victory. Spain's Fernando Verdasco beat Jarko Nieminen of Finland 6-3,...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Verdasco, Mayer advance at Stockholm Open

Fernando Verdasco is through to the second round of the Stockholm Open after beating Marinko Matosevic of Australia 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 on Tuesday. The Spaniard hit eight aces and saved as many break points to advance. Fifth-seeded Leonardo Mayer also reached the second round after a 6-4, 6-4 win over Donald Young, while Frenchman Adrian Mannarino rallied after dropping the first set to...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Verdasco Strips for Details Magazine

Fernando Verdasco, who apparently has the nickname "Muscles from Madrid," went topless in the March issue of Details Magazine to show off his amazing physique and talk about how he keeps fit.   His biggest take-home message is to eat healthy (duh), I consume a lot of carbs and protein: salad with fish, or pasta or rice with chicken or steak. In Spain, we eat a lot of...
Via Onthegotennis
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Fernando Verdasco hurts hand punching locker during meltdown

Fernando Verdasco had a rough all around day on Friday during a three-set loss to qualifier Federico Delbonis in the quarterfinals of the German Tennis Championships in Hamburg. Delbonis beat Verdasco 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 and Verdasco melted down in the process. After blowing two match points and losing the second set tiebreak, Verdasco slammed his [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Wimbledon 2013: Comeback Win For Andy Murray

After being down 4-6, 3-6 in the first 2 sets of his quarterfinal match against 54th ranked Spaniard, Fernando Verdasco, Murray came back strong in the 3rd set to put himself back in the match– he won the set 6-1. The crowd fully backed Murray every single time he won a point and he used that to his advantage. In the 4th set, he fought hard to stay in the match and force a 5th...
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Fernando Verdasco advances in Umag

Former champion Fernando Verdasco of Spain defeated Ernests Gulbis of Latvia 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 to reach the Croatia Open quarterfinals on Thursday. Verdasco, the top seed and 2008 champ, converted five of 18 break points in the second-round victory. Gulbis served eight aces but could not overcome Verdasco, who picked up his game in the third set. Verdasco will face either Andrey Kuznetsov...
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July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Photos and Video: Fernando Verdasco goes paddle boarding in Miami

I took a little trip today at the Sony Ericsson Open that involved the ocean, a boat, and Fernando Verdasco paddle boarding.  I mean, really, does it get any better than that?  I think that in this post the photos and videos tell most of the story.  Fernando had never gone paddle boarding before and really had a great time.  I'm pretty sure he would have rather stayed in...
Via Onthegotennis
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Australian Open 2012 Tennis Fashion Day 1: Fernando Verdasco

The first grand Slam of 2012 has started and while all the sports media review the successes and failures of the players, we continue to talk not only about the performance, but also about style. One of the biggest surprises of the first day of Australian Open is perhaps the lost of Fernando Verdasco to a young and promising Canadian Bernard Tomic. 19-year old Bernard has just...
Via Trendy Tennis
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Fernando Verdasco Signs With Herbalife

Fernando Verdasco recently signed with Herbalife España, a "global nutrition company that has helped people pursue a healthy, active life since 1980."  Fer looks mighty dapper in the video below where he signs away his life the contract to secure the deal.  Maybe their performance nutrition line will help him with his tennis in 2012.....  Enjoy! Photo and video via...
Via Onthegotennis
November 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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