The Prince tennis tour bus has been taking in a little cul-chah, hitting some of Paris' hot spots over the course of the first week of the French Open. So far John Isner, bros Bryan, David Ferrer, Xavier Malisse and Lucas Pouille have visited the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Jardins du Luxembourg and Moulin Rouge. More fun ahead over the next couple of days. A few shots from the...
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
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...
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
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...
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
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.
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...
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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Seventh-seeded Xavier Malisse and No. 8 seed Olivier Rochus lost in the first round of the Chennai Open on Tuesday.