JUAN MONACO RUMORS & GOSSIP
SHENZHEN, China (AP) Second-seeded Andy Murray rallied from a set down to beat Juan Monaco of Argentina 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 Saturday and reach the final of the Shenzhen Open.
From 3-3 in the second set, Murray won nine straight games to beat Monaco in 1 hour, 42 minutes and set up a meeting with fourth-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain in Sunday's final.
Robredo overpowered sixth-seeded...
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3 days ago
SHENZHEN, China (AP) Juan Monaco of Argentina moved within one victory of his 300th career win on the ATP Tour, beating Federico Delbonis 6-3, 7-5 on Monday at the Shenzhen Open.
Also, Somdev Devvarman of India beat Chinese wild-card entry Gao Xin 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to set up a second-round match against second-seeded Andy Murray, and Simone Bolelli of Italy defeated Matthew Ebden of...
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8 days ago
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There are a lot of players on the tour that lack a bit of personality, but Juan Monaco is definitely not one of them. Maybe it's his Latin flare, or his goofy smile, but his practice sessions are always fun to watch, even if it is just for the faces he makes while playing. It's always a good show.
What do you think Pico is thinking in these pictures?
Juan Monaco reached the final of the Power Horse Cup by beating Guido Pella 6-4, 7-6 (8) on Friday.
Monaco is seeded third and the highest-ranked player left in the field. But he needed nearly 2 hours to overcome his left-handed, 101th-ranked opponent, who was playing in his first semifinal match on the tour after going through qualifying.
Pella saved two match points - and wasted...
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May 23, 2013
Argentina’s Juan Monaco captured his fourth tournament of the year by winning a hard fought match against Julien Benneteau of France 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 in for the Malaysian Open title.
“I think we played a great match, with a lot of ups and downs,” Monaco said the over three-hour long match. “I got a little nervous when I had chances, but I never gave up, particularly in the...
Juan Monaco has made his way into the Top Ten as of Monday, thanks to capturing the German Tennis Championships in Hamburg over German veteran Tommy Haas 7-5, 6-4 on Sunday.
“It’s amazing, it’s a dream come true,” Monaco said of breaking into the top ten. “I will always remember this great week because it’s very important for me and my team. It was a big goal we had...
HOUSTON (AP) -- Juan Monaco defeated John Isner 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in the final match of the U.S. Clay Court Championship on Sunday.
Isner would've moved up to No. 8 in the rankings with a victory, but the Argentine broke Isner's serve three times to hand the American his first clay loss of the year.
Monaco won on clay for the second time this year and improved to 11-2 on the...
Juan Monaco defeated qualifier Michael Russell 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 to advance to the final of the US Clay Court Championship at River Oaks Country Club.
Monaco, who came in ranked 16th in the world, will face the winner of the John Isner-Feliciano Lopez match later Saturday. The 28-year-old Argentine improved to 10-2 on clay this year, including a victory at Vina del Mar in February....
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Juan Monaco has a new lady love, Argentinian model Zaira Nara, and the attractive couple are on the current cover of GENTE.
Now, if you a regular reader you might remember when I interviewed Pico at the Winston-Salem Open and asked him what kind of girl he was looking for. He said,