Pablo Carreno-Busta of Spain upset fifth-seeded Julien Benneteau in the first round of the Portugal Open on Tuesday, defeating the Frenchman 6-3, 6-4.
In the women's event, top-seeded Marion Bartoli also exited the tournament. After a poor start in her first-round match, the Frenchwoman fought back against Peng Shuai to win the second set before losing the match 6-0, 1-6, 6...
ROTTERDAM (Feb. 17, 2013) — Juan Martin del Potro came out the victor at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament today, earning his 14th career title by defeating Julien Benneteau, 7-6(2), 6-3.
“I cannot believe I’ve won”, stated the Argentine in his final press conference. “I’m so happy. Before I came to Rotterdam, I saw all the big names on the participants list. I did...
(February 17, 2013) Juan Martin Del Potro won his 14th ATP World Tour tennis event with a 7-6(2), 6-3 win over Julien Benneteau for the Rotterdam title.
“It’s amazing. I’m so happy to win this tournament,” Del Potro said. “I played really well from the first round to the final. I think I played the way I needed to, to win this kind of tournament.”
“I had been serving...
ROTTERDAM (Feb. 16, 2013) — After not dropping a set or a service game all week, Juan Martin del Potro once again finds himself in the finals in the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament after overcoming Grigor Dimitrov, 6-4, 6-4, in the semifinals.
“I played a really good match today – maybe the best match of the week against Dimitrov,” stated Del Potro during his post-match...
South Africa's Kevin Anderson beat Julien Benneteau of France 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8) on Friday in a match between players separated by a single ranking point to reach the final of the Sydney International.
Last year's runner-up, Benneteau edged Anderson by the single point to claim the 32nd and last seeding place at next week's Australian Open after Anderson passed up the...
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January 09, 2013
Julien Benneteau was among three French winners in the opening round of the Paris Masters on Monday, downing Victor Troicki of Serbia 6-4, 7-5 to set up a match against countryman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
Benneteau broke twice in each set despite Troicki serving 14 aces.
The other local winners were Gilles Simon and Benoit Paire. Simon beat 2006 Australian Open finalist Marcos Baghdatis...
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October 29, 2012
The U.S. open match between Julien Benneteau and Olivier Rochus was halted for a bit today while a squirrel made the court his playground. The commentators made the intrusion about 10 times more cute with their adorable accents.
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WIMBLEDON – For the second night in a row, it looked as though one of the “Big Three” was going to be sent home early under the closed roof of Centre Court at Wimbledon on Friday.
Switzerland’s Roger Federer was just two points away from being dismissed by Frenchman Julien Benneteau. But the world No. 3, soon to become No. 2, escaped Rafael Nadal’s fate from Thursday...
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Julien Benneteau and Marcel Granollers have signed to compete in the second annual Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University. No. 6 ranked Tsonga is the highest ranked player signed to the Winston-Salem Open either this year or last. Bill Oakes, tournament director of the Winston-Salem Open, is at Wimbledon this week and recruited all three players while there...
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Julien Benneteau will play for France in Davis Cup singles against Canada on Friday after Gael Monfils was ruled out with knee tendinitis.
Monfils was limping after losing the Montpellier final last weekend, and France captain Guy Forget didn't want to risk playing his team's second-best player on the opening day against Milos Raonic.
''When you are two days away...