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Goffin Heroics Not Enough at Davis Cup Finals but Bode Well for 2018 Success

November 27, 2017

David Goffin’s very good year ended yesterday in disappointing fashion. The Belgian’s Davis Cup team lost to France 3-2 in the Cup final, but it certainly was not through any fault of Goffin’s. Despite being bummed by the team’s loss, Goffin said he finished his season with the “sense of having done my duty.” Indeed […]

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Olivetti Edges Nolan at Ireland F1 Futures

July 18, 2017

Top seed Albano Olivetti, ranked No. 308 in the world, edged Australian Daniel Nolan 7-5, 7-6 (7) in the opening round of the Ireland F1 Futures in Dublin earlier today. The big-serving Frenchman had spent a long day of travel yesterday after losing in the final of the France F15 Futures in Corsica on Sunday. […]

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Olivetti Defeats Guez to Win Israel F10 Futures at Kiryat Shmona

June 17, 2017

Top seed Albano Olivetti defeated fellow Frenchman and No. 2 seed David Guez 6-3, 7-5 in the final of the Israel F10 Futures at Kiryat Shmona earlier today. Olivetti improved to 2-0 against Guez in head-to-head meetings, while winning his second Futures title of the year and fifth of his career. The big-serving Olivetti, ranked […]

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Altmaier Beats Escoffier to Win Qatar F1 Futures

April 8, 2017

Top-seeded German Daniel Altmaier rallied from two early breaks to defeat Frenchman Antoine Escoffier 6-4, 6-3 in the final of the Qatar F1 Futures Saturday afternoon. The 18-year-old Altmaier, one of the youngest of the rising NextGen stars, improved to 23-6 on the year, while winning his second title of 2017 and the fifth of […]

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Tabatruong Upsets Olivetti to Win French F7 Futures

March 26, 2017

Qualifier Maxime Tabatruong saved two match points in the second set and rallied from a break down in the third to upset fellow Frenchman Albano Olivetti 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the final of the France F7 Futures in Villers-les-Nancy Sunday afternoon. Tabatruong improved to 14-8 on the year, while evening his record to 1-1 […]

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Popko Whips Reboul to Win Thailand F6 Futures

December 31, 2016

Top seed Dmitry Popko of Kazakhstan ended his season on a high note Saturday morning, defeating French doubles specialist Fabien Reboul 6-4, 6-2 in the final of the Thailand F6 Futures in Hua Hin. The title was the 20-year-old Popko’s fourth of the year and seventh of his career, all on the ITF Futures circuit. […]

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Altmaier Beats O’Mara to Capture Qatar F4 Futures Title

December 3, 2016

Add another teenager to the growing ranks of young #NextGen stars on the rise. German Daniel Altmaier, displaying a complete all-court game and Richard Gasquet-like backhand, convincingly defeated Brit Jonny O’Mara 7-5, 6-3 in the final of the Qatar F4 Futures at Doha Saturday afternoon. The 18-year-old German won his third title in five finals […]

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Olivetti Beats Jacq to Capture France F21 Futures Title.

October 9, 2016

Albano Olivetti beat No. 8 seed and fellow Frenchman Gregoire Jacq 7-6 (6), 6-3 in the final of the France F21 Futures in Nevers Sunday afternoon. The title was the third of Olivetti’s career, all on the Futures circuit, and first since July of 2012. Olivetti improved to 3-6 in Futures finals. He has an […]

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Olivetti Bounces Boltz Out of France F21 Futures in Nevers

October 6, 2016

Big-serving Albano Olivetti served his way past tenacious fellow Frenchman Sebastien Boltz 7-6 (5), 6-3 last night in a second round clash at the French F21 Futures in Nevers. Olivetti, ranked No. 427 in the world, is competing for the sixth straight week as he seeks to improve his ranking with heavy play and a […]

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Olivetti Tops Barry to Reach French F18 Futures Semifinals

September 16, 2016

Big-serving Frenchman Albano Olivetti knocked off top-seed Sam Barry of Ireland 7-6 (4), 6-1 in the quarterfinals of the French F18 Futures in Mulhouse earlier this afternoon. Olivetti served up 23 aces against the 24-year-old Irishman, including at least one in each of his 10 service games. The 6-foot-8 Frenchman saved all four break points […]

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