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Zemlja defeats Malisse at ATP Vienna

Grega Zemlja of Slovenia rallied to defeat Xavier Malisse of Belgium 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (6) Tuesday in the first round of the Erste Bank Open. Zemlja failed to serve out the match at 6-5 in the third set but converted his second match point in the tiebreaker against the eighth-seeded Malisse, who reached the quarterfinals here last year. Paolo Lorenzi of Italy beat No. 7 Benoit Paire...
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October 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Querrey Eases Into Semifinals

  Sam Querrey By Curt Janka Los Angeles – The Farmers Classic quarterfinal between Xavier Malisse and Sam Querrey looked like it was going to be the match of the day, on paper, but the contest was cut short. Malisse was forced to retire, trailing 2-6, 1-3. It was clear early on that Malisse was bothered by the knee injury he brought into the match. At first, it seemed the problem...
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July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Malisse advances to Farmers quarters

Fifth-seeded Xavier Malisse advanced to the Farmers Classic quarterfinals Thursday, beating Matthew Ebden 6-4, 6-3 at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. The 32-year-old Malisse, from Belgium, will face two-time tournament champion Sam Querrey on Friday "I'll try to put as many returns (as possible) in play, that's the first thing," Malisse said. "But I think...
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July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Federer Makes 33rd Consecutive Major Quarterfinal

WIMBLEDON – No. 3 Roger Federer had to fight off Xavier Malisse to move into his 33rd consecutive major tournament quarterfinal with a 7-6 (1), 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 win at Wimbledon on Monday. Federer was having problems with his back on Centre Court as he took a medical time out that was over eight minutes while up 4-3 in the first set. “ I felt the back going the beginning of the...
Via Tennis Panorama
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

CAS sets date for Wickmayer, Malisse appeals

Belgian tennis players Yanina Wickmayer and Xavier Malisse will have their cases heard at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in May to decide if they broke anti-doping rules. CAS says on May 30 it will hear the appeals involving the players, the World Anti-Doping Agency, the Flemish Tennis Federation and the Flemish Doping Tribunal. Wickmayer and Malisse are challenging one-year...
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March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Anderson advances to quarters at Delray Beach

Seventh-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa topped Xavier Malisse of Belgium 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in the second round of the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships on Thursday.
Via Sign on San Diego
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Malisse ousts Roddick in Memphis

By Brad Hunter MEMPHIS, Tennessee (February 22, 2012) – In the first match of the night session on stadium court on Wednesday night at the The Regions Morgan Keegan Championships, defending Memphis champion American Andy Roddick faced off against Belgian Xavier Malisse. From the beginning of the match, Roddick’s gameplan was to attack short balls and move into the net: this...
Via Tennis Panorama
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Malisse and Rochus Upset in Chennai

Xavier Malisse of Belgium reacts during his match against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic at the Swiss Indoors ATP tennis tournament in Basel November 1, 2011. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND – Tags: SPORT TENNIS)   It was a bad day for seeded Belgians at the Chennai Open. Seventh-seeded Xavier Malisse and No. 8 seed Olivier Rochus were both ousted in the first round of the tournament...
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January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Malisse knocked out by wild card Goffin at Chennai Open

Seventh-seeded Xavier Malisse and No. 8 seed Olivier Rochus lost in the first round of the Chennai Open on Tuesday.
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January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Seeded players Malisse, Rochus fall at Chennai

Seventh-seeded Xavier Malisse and No. 8 seed Olivier Rochus lost in the first round of the Chennai Open on Tuesday.
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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