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NICOLAS ALMAGRO RUMORS

This ballboy eats it head first into a wall, then rallies like a champion

In the age before the Internet, the benefits of being a ballboy who does a face-plant into a wall while working an early-round Barcelona Open match between world No. 54 Teymuraz Gabashvil and No. 66 Nicolas Almagro is that your only embarrassment would come from the scattered hundreds in attendance at the match. Nobody, except the hardest of tennis die-hards - we're talking as hard...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Thiem, Almagro into quarterfinals in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria reached his second quarterfinals of the young season when he defeated qualifier Gastao Elias of Portugal 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-3 in the Argentina Open on Wednesday. Thiem, the youngest player in the top 20 at age 22, prevented Elias from making his first career ATP quarters. In another second-round match in the clay...
Via Associated Press
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Almagro, Verdasco adcance to Clay Court final

HOUSTON (AP) Nicolas Almagro and Fernando Verdasco set up an all-Spanish final in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolgopolov upsets fifth-seeded Almagro in first round of Rio Open

Fifth-seeded Nicolas Almagro made a shock exit from the first round of the Rio Open on Tuesday, losing 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 to Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine. The Spaniard has won 12 ATP tournaments -- all on clay, and six on the annual Latin American swing. Eighth-seeded countryman Pablo Andujar had better luck, advancing against Julian Reister of Germany 6-4, 6-3. In the combined ATP...
Via Associated Press
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Almagro reaches quarterfinals on clay in Buenos Aires

Fourth-seeded Nicolas Almagro reached the quarterfinals of the Copa Claro by defeating fellow Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver 1-6, 7-5, 6-4 on Thursday. Almagro has won all of his 12 ATP titles on clay, and six in Latin America. Eighth-seeded Jeremy Chardy of France joined Almargo in the quarters, defeating Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (3). In a late match, two-time...
Via Associated Press
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Almagro, Taro reach quarterfinals in Chile

Third-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain celebrated his first competitive match in more than three months with a win to reach the Royal Guard Open quarterfinals, defeating Martin Alund of Argentina 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday. A shoulder injury forced Almagro to miss Sydney and the Australian Open. Of his 12 titles on the ATP Tour, all on clay, six were on the Latin America swing, the...
Via Associated Press
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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