Victor Hanescu of Romania advanced to the semifinals of the Mercedes Cup by beating fourth-seeded Benoit Paire of France 7-5, 6-2 on Friday.
It's the first time Hanescu has made it into the last four of a tournament since Nice in 2001. He now has a 4-0 record against Paire, all on clay.
Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain also advanced to the semifinals when German opponent Michael...
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July 11, 2013
Fourth-seeded Benoit Paire of France advanced to the quarterfinals of the Mercedes Cup by beating Nikolay Davydenko of Russia 6-3, 6-1 Thursday.
Paire's quarterfinal opponent will be Victor Hanescu of Romania, who beat Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil 6-1, 6-4.
Hanescu evened his record against Bellucci to 1-1.
Paire advanced to the quarterfinals in Stuttgart for the first time,...
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July 08, 2013
Not even Roger Federer is exempt from Wimbledon’s strict dress code. According to the Daily Mail, Wimbledon’s fashion police have asked the No. 3 seed not to wear his orange-soled shoes the next time he steps onto the courts at the All England Club. Federer disposed of Victor Hanescu 6-3, 6-2, 6-0 on Monday to [...]
(June 24, 2013) Defending Wimbledon champion Roger Federer took a mere 68 minutes to crush Victor Hanescu 6-3, 6-2, 6-0 to move into the second round. It was ten years ago that Federer won his first major title at Wimbledon. Federe was superior at the net winning 21 of 25 points. The Swiss hit 32 [...]
(May 28, 2013) PARIS – Australia’s Bernard Tomic was forced to retire from his first round match at the French Open on Tuesday with a torn right hamstring. He was trailing Victor Hanescu 7-5, 7-6 (8), 2-1. Tomic’s father John has been in the news due to a pending assault charge. Tomic’s father allegedly [...]
Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic, whose father was banned from attending the French Open because of an assault investigation, retired from his first-round match at Roland Garros in the third set Tuesday.
The 61st-ranked Tomic was treated for a right hamstring problem in the first set but played on until stopping while trailing 7-5, 7-6 (8), 2-1 against Victor Hanescu of Romania...
(February 11, 2013) No. 8 Jo-Wilfred Tsonga of France was upset in Rotterdam on Monday but Dutch wild card Igor Sijsling 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4.
The 77th ranked Sijsling called it “maybe the greatest” victory of his career, ” at home, against a top-10 player, in front of this crowd.”
In others upsets Romania’s Victor Hanescu stopped seventh seed Jerzy Janowicz of Poland...
Defending champion Nicolas Almagro advanced to the quarterfinals of the Brazil Open by defeating Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3 on Thursday.
American Sam Querrey lost 6-3, 6-4 to Romania's Victor Hanescu in the first round of the Chennai Open on Tuesday.
Hanescu next plays Canadian fourth seed and world No. 31 Milos Raonic.
Eighth-seeded Belgian Olivier Rochus also lost, falling 6-3, 6-4 against qualifier Yuichi Sugita of Japan.
''It was one of the best matches I've played,'' 235th-ranked Sugita...
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January 03, 2012