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 [...]
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...
By Yeshayahu Ginsburg
If someone asked me at what point did Nikolay Davydenko’s career take a (as of now) permanent turn for the worse, I would have an answer ready. I think that there was a clear time, a clear match, a clear set, in which Davydenko reached a peak. There is one singular moment that we can point to as the end of Davydenko’s time as a top player...
Nikolay Davydenko reached the Qatar Open quarterfinals by beating fourth-seeded Mikhail Youzhny 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday.
The former third-ranked Davydenko has struggled in recent years with injury, but the Russian combined a consistent first serve with aggressive court play to eliminate the 25th-ranked Youzhny.
Davydenko broke Youzhny to take a 6-5 lead in the first set and won when...
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January 01, 2013
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...
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
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...
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
 M YOUZHNY (RUS) d P PETZSCHNER (GER) 75 75