Alexandr Dolgopolov

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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Dolgopolov Stops Dzumhur Run at Shenzhen Open

September 30, 2017

Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov defeated Damir Dzumhur 6-3, 6-4 in the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open Saturday night, ending the red-hot Bosnian’s 8-match winning streak while advancing to his third final of the year. Dolgopolov, the fifth seed, will play Belgian David Goffin, seeded No. 2, in tomorrow’s final. Goffin leads the 28-year-old Dolgopolov 1-0 head-to-head, […]

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Muller Defeats Evans to Win Maiden Title at Apia International Sydney

January 14, 2017

The long wait is finally over. Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller defeated Brit Daniel Evans 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the final of the Apia International Sydney Saturday night, capturing his maiden ATP Tour title 13 years after reaching his first tour final. The 33-year-old Muller had been unsuccessful in five tour finals until his victory over Evans. […]

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Dolgopolov Upsets Nadal in First Round at Aegon Championships

June 16, 2015

Unheralded Alexandr Dolgopolov, ranked No. 79 in the world, stunned fifth seed Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-4 in a first-round shocker Tuesday afternoon at the Aegon Championships in London. The win was Dolgopolov’s second straight over Nadal after dropping his first five against the Spaniard. For Nadal, the result at storied Queen’s Club was […]

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Groth Upsets Mahut in Hall of Fame Tennis Championships Quarterfinals

July 10, 2014

Sam Groth achieved a treasure trove of firsts in defeating defending champion and fourth seed Nicolas Mahut 6-3, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships at Newport, R.I., this afternoon. The win advances Groth to his first ATP Tour semifinal Saturday, will push him into the Top 100 when the updated […]

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First Round Upset Picks at Wimbledon

June 22, 2014

Early round upsets aren’t all that unusual at Wimbledon, which opens its two-week run tomorrow. Last year, Rafael Nadal, fresh off his eighth French Open title, was bounced in the opening round by unheralded Steve Darcis of Belgium. Roger Federer fell several days later in a second-round upset at the hands of Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky. […]

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Murray Ready to Win First Major in New York

August 27, 2012

Two of the Big Four have lots to prove when the U.S. Open begins today at Flushing Meadows in New York. Defending champion and No. 2-ranked Novak Djokovic would certainly like to win his second major of the year to affirm that the success he had in 2011 — three Grand Slam titles — wasn’t […]

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Murray Defeats Dolgopolov to Win Season Opener in Brisbane

January 8, 2012

Andy Murray started off the year with a bang. The No. 4-ranked Scot defeated Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-1, 6-3 in the final of the Brisbane International earlier today, capturing his 22nd career title while under the watchful eye of his new coach, former world No. 1 Ivan Lendl. “I’d like to thank my team…Mr. Lendl, […]

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Australian Open Men’s Quarterfinal Picks

January 24, 2011

And now there are eight. The men’s quarterfinals are set at the Australian Open. All but two of the top eight seeds made it through four rounds to play another day. In the top half of the draw, top-seeded Rafael Nadal meets No. 7 seed David Ferrer and No. 5 seed Andy Murray plays unseeded […]

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