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Three Spaniards to Headline Casablanca Semis

By Florian Heer (April 11, 2014) CASABLANCA – Quarterfinal Friday at the Complexe Sportif Al Amal started on Centre Court with 2010 finalist Victor Hanescu, who took on the tournament’s sixth seed Federico Delbonis for the first time. The 32-year-old Romanian upset Casablanca’s top-seed and world number 19, Kevin Anderson, winning in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 in the round before...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Victor Hanescu upsets top seeded Kevin Anderson at Hassan II

Top-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa lost to Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-4, 6-4 Wednesday in the second round of the Grand Prix Hassan II.
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mercedes Cup: Hanescu, Agut advance

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  |  Discuss

Paire, Hanescu in Stuttgart quarters

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  |  Discuss

Roger Federer told to change orange shoes at Wimbledon

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 [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Federer Crushes Hanescu in First Round of Wimbledon

(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 [...]
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tomic: “He’s still my dad, he’s still my coach”

  (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 [...]
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bernard Tomic retires in 3rd set at French Open

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...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Top-seed Almagro edges Hanescu, reaches quarterfinals of Brazil Open

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.
Via CBSSports
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Querrey loses to Hanescu in Chennai

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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