Davydenko will skip Wimbledon

Nikolay Davydenko will skip Wimbledon for the first time since 2001. The Russian ended a five-match losing streak by defeating Frenchman Florent Serra 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 in the first round of the French Open on Monday. He plans to focus on the clay-court tournaments after Wimbledon. Davydenko hasn't had much success on grass in his career. In 11 straight appearances at Wimbledon...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Del Potro Starts Slowly, Eases Past Davydenko

By Curt Janka (March 10, 2013) INDIAN WELLS, California – Nikolay Davydenko can be a dangerous floater in any draw, but that worry never seemed to occur to a nonplussed Juan Martin Del Potro as the Argentine casually notched a 6-3, 6-4 win. Despite conceding a break at the beginning of both sets, Del Potro [...]
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March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Expectations Rewarded: Federer Dismisses Davydenko to Set Up Tomic Clash

Federer experienced little trouble in a victory over a familiar foe, but Tomic awaits. As he prepared for his 20th meeting with Nikolay Davydenko, Federer certainly knew what to expect from the Russian who had won only two of the previous nineteen.  A shot-maker who excels at taking groundstrokes early and creating acute angles with them, Davydenko compensated with those skills...
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Davydenko cruises in Malaysia opener

Nikolay Davydenko beat lucky loser Sanam Singh of India 7-5, 6-4 Wednesday in the first round of the Malaysian Open. Singh was playing only his third match in an ATP main draw, while Davydenko won the first Malaysian title in 2009 and has been ranked as high as No. 3. He blamed ''mistakes in control'' for struggling through the first set. The unseeded Davydenko lost...
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September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Nikolay Davydenko beaten in 1st round at Stuttgart

Dustin Brown of Germany saved a match point to upset sixth-seeded Nikolay Davydenko of Russia 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (7) in the first round of the Mercedes Cup on Monday. Brown, who has received a wild card invitation to play in the Stuttgart tournament, broke his opponent early in the third set, but allowed Davydenko to fight back. The Russian won a match point on his serve but was eventually...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Defending champion Davydenko upset in Munich

Colombian qualifier Robert Farah upset defending champion Nikolay Davydenko 6-3, 6-2 in the opening round of the BMW Open on Tuesday. The seventh-seeded Russian, who also won the tournament in 2004, dropped serve four times. Sixth-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia, the 2010 champion, edged out Philipp Petzschner of Germany 7-5, 7-5, and eighth-seeded Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus outlasted...
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May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Defending Munich Champ Davydenko Upset by Farah

Defending Munich champion Nikolay Davydenko was stunned 6-3, 6-2 by Colombian qualifier Robert Farah. Seeds advancing on Tuesday included Mikhail Youzhny, and Marcos Baghdatis. ATP World Tour Munich, Germany  (+2 hours GMT) 30 April – 6 May, 2012     Surface: Clay RESULTS – TUESDAY, 1 MAY, 2012 Singles – First Round [6] M YOUZHNY (RUS) d P PETZSCHNER (GER) 75 75 [Q] R...
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May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

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