Albano Olivetti

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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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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Albano Olivetti Makes Strides on the Comeback Trail

July 22, 2016

Frenchman Albano Olivetti’s return to the ATP Tour after an extended injury layoff has had its ups and downs, but as of late it appears to be on the upswing. The big-serving Frenchman was on the sidelines for 18 months after surgery for a cervical hernia following Wimbledon in 2014, and only returned to the […]

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Barton Edges Olivetti in Epic Three-Day Match at Wimbledon

June 30, 2016

Australian qualifier Matt Barton withstood 56 aces from big-serving Albano Olivetti to win an epic three-day first round marathon 6-7 (7), 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-7 (5), 14-12 at Wimbledon earlier today. Barton was the last man accepted into the Roehampton qualifying tournament after several late withdrawals in the final hours prior to the cutoff time […]

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Rublev Downs Olivetti in Opening Round at Quimper Challenger

March 1, 2016

Qualifier Andrey Rublev took down French wild card Albano Olivetti 6-4, 7-6 (9) in a first-round battle at the Quimper Challenger last night — a match replete with big serving and lots of heavy hitting. Rublev, who withstood Olivetti’s 24 aces while hitting 15 of his own, won most of the big points and showed […]

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Nielsen Edges Olivetti to Advance at Cherbourg Challenger

February 23, 2016

Danish veteran and doubles specialist Frederik Nielsen defeated big-serving Frenchman Albano Olivetti 6-4, 7-6 (12) in the first round of the Cherbourg Challenger this afternoon. The 32-year-old Nielsen squandered four match points before prevailing on the fifth in the 26-point second-set tiebreaker. Nielsen, who has won 24 Challenger doubles titles and two at the tour […]

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Olivetti Edges Kolar to Reach Quarterfinals at Wroclaw Challenger

February 17, 2016

Frenchman Albano Olivetti continued his march on the comeback trail today, defeating qualifier Zdenek Kolar of the Czech Republic 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-3 in the second round of the Wroclaw Challenger. The big-serving Olivetti pounded 29 aces, including five in the final game, to advance to the quarterfinals and a matchup on Friday with the […]

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Otte Tops Olivetti at Germany F1 Futures in Schwieberdingen

January 15, 2016

German Oscar Otte defeated Albano Olivetti (above) 6-7 (5), 6-2, 7-5 in the second round of the Germany F1 Futures in Schwieberdingen yesterday afternoon, ending the Frenchman’s otherwise very good week on the comeback trail. Schwieberdingen was Olivetti’s first tournament since Wimbledon 2014, after which the big-serving Frenchman suffered an injury in an auto accident […]

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