Fernando Verdasco http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24597/all en UPDATE 7-Tennis-Sydney International men's singles round 2 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-7-tennis-sydney-international-mens-singles-round-2-resul <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 9 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Sydney International Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Wednesday 3-Andreas Seppi (Italy) beat John Millman (Australia) 6-2 3-6 6-3 Bernard Tomic (Australia) beat 5-Florian Mayer (Germany) 7-6(4) 6-2 Ryan Harrison (U.S.) beat 1-John Isner (U.S.) 6-4 6-4 Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) beat Ivo Klec (Slovakia) 6-3 6-1 8-Marcel Granollers (Spain) beat Fabio Fognini (Italy) 6-2 7-6(4) Kevin Anderson (South Afric</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-7-tennis-sydney-international-mens-singles-round-2-resul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fernando Verdasco John Isner Tennis Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 01:00:44 +0000 5731932 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 8-Tennis-Australian Open men's singles round 3 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-australian-open-mens-singles-round-3-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Australian Open Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Friday 4-David Ferrer (Spain) beat 28-Marcos Baghdatis (Cyprus) 6-4 6-2 6-3 5-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) beat 26-Jurgen Melzer (Austria) 6-3 6-2 6-2 15-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat 20-Sam Querrey (U.S.) 7-6(6) 7-5 6-4 Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat 22-Fernando Verdasco (Spain) 4-6 6-3 4-6 7-6(4) 6-2 16-Kei Nishikori (Japan) beat Evgeny Donskoy (Russia) 7-6(3) 6-2 6-3 8-Janko Tipsarevic (Serbia) beat 32-Jul</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-australian-open-mens-singles-round-3-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fernando Verdasco Janko Tipsarević Marcos Baghdatis Novak Djokovic Radek Štěpánek Sam Querrey Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 06:45:04 +0000 5735966 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Australian Open men's doubles quarterfinal results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/tennis-australian-open-mens-doubles-quarterfinal-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Australian Open Men's Doubles Quarterfinal matches on Tuesday Robin Haase/Igor Sijsling (Netherlands) beat 11-David Marrero/Fernando Verdasco (Spain) 6-4 7-6(3) 3-Marcel Granollers/Marc Lopez (Spain) beat Thomaz Bellucci/Benoit Paire (Brazil/France) 6-3 6-1</p> Fernando Verdasco Sport in Spain Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 03:30:13 +0000 5737554 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 5-Tennis-Indian Wells men's singles round 2 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130309/tennis-indian-wells-mens-singles-round-2-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>March 9 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Indian Wells Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Saturday Lleyton Hewitt (Australia) beat 15-John Isner (U.S.) 6-7(6) 6-3 6-4 Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) beat 30-Mikhail Youzhny (Russia) 6-2 6-3 Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat 4-David Ferrer (Spain) 3-6 6-4 6-3 18-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Wayne Odesnik (U.S.) 3-6 6-2 6-1 Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) beat 29-Fernando Verdasco (Spain) 6-1 6-0 Benoit Paire (France) beat 21-Philipp Kohlschreiber (Germany) 6-4 6-2</p> David Ferrer Fernando Verdasco John Isner Philipp Kohlschreiber Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Mar 2013 20:45:19 +0000 5778385 at http://www.globalpost.com Spain's Ramirez wins at U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130411/spains-ramirez-wins-at-us-mens-clay-court-championship <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Houston, Apr 11 (EFE).- Spain's Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo defeated India's Somdev Dewarman 7-6 (7-5), 6-0 to advance to the second round at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship at the River Oaks Country Club in Houston.</p> <p>Ramirez managed to get his match in on Wednesday before the rain started coming down and forced tournament officials to suspend play.</p> <p>Among the matches moved to Thursday was the one pitting Spain's Nicolas Almagro, the top seed, against France's Gael Monfils.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130411/spains-ramirez-wins-at-us-mens-clay-court-championship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fernando Verdasco Gaël Monfils Tennis Agencia EFE Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:31:33 +0000 5811649 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Aussie Matosevic earns clay test against Nadal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/tennis-aussie-matosevic-earns-clay-test-against-nadal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australian Marinko Matosevic faces the toughest ask in tennis after winning his first match on clay in almost a year to open with a 7-5, 6-3 success over Fernando Verdasco at the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday.</p> <p>But the number 54 won't have time to celebrate an upset of Spain's former ace.</p> <p>Instead, he will become just the first obstacle placed in the path of Rafael Nadal as the king of clay begins a bid for an unprecedented ninth straight championship at the Country Club overlooking the Mediterranean.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/tennis-aussie-matosevic-earns-clay-test-against-nadal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fernando Verdasco Rafael Nadal Tennis AFP Tue, 16 Apr 2013 11:31:37 +0000 5817206 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Nadal starts against Matosevic, Djokovic plays http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/tennis-nadal-starts-against-matosevic-djokovic-plays-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rafael Nadal lines up on Wednesday against Australian Marinko Matosevic at the Monte Carlo Masters as the Spaniard begins his campaign for a record ninth straight trophy at the iconic venue.</p> <p>Nadal's opponent Matosevic faces the toughest ask in tennis after winning his first match on clay in almost a year to open Tuesday with a 7-5, 6-3 success over Fernando Verdasco.</p> <p>Top seed Novak Djokovic meanwhile informed tournament director Zeljko Franulovic that he would be fit to make his start in the second round after a bye.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130416/tennis-nadal-starts-against-matosevic-djokovic-plays-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fernando Verdasco Rafael Nadal Tennis AFP Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:45:52 +0000 5817630 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Eastbourne ATP-WTA results - collated http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130619/tennis-eastbourne-atp-wta-results-collated <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results from the third day of the ATP-WTA Eastbourne International on Wednesday (x denotes seeding):</p> <p>2nd rd</p> <p>Men</p> <p>Ivan Dodig (CRO) bt Milos Raonic (CAN x1) 6-2, 7-6 (9/7)</p> <p>Fernando Verdasco (ESP) bt Albert Ramos (ESP) 6-4, 6-0</p> <p>Women</p> <p>Li Na (CHN x2) bt Marion Bartoli (FRA) walkover, viral infection</p> <p>Lucie Safarova (CZE) bt Samantha Stosur (AUS) 7-6 (7/5), 6-3</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Fernando Verdasco AFP Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:02:26 +0000 5861200 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Eastbourne ATP-WTA results - collated http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130620/tennis-eastbourne-atp-wta-results-collated <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results from the fourth day of the ATP-WTA Eastbourne International on Thursday (x denotes seeding):</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>Men</p> <p>Feliciano Lopez (ESP) bt Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 6-4, 7-6 (8/6)</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Fernando Verdasco AFP Thu, 20 Jun 2013 14:06:49 +0000 5862453 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Eastbourne ATP-WTA results - 1st update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130620/tennis-eastbourne-atp-wta-results-1st-update <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results from the fourth day of the ATP-WTA Eastbourne International on Thursday (x denotes seeding):</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>Men</p> <p>Feliciano Lopez (ESP) bt Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 6-4, 7-6 (8/6)</p> <p>Women</p> <p>Jamie Hampton (USA) bt Lucie Safarova (CZE) 3-6, 7-6 (7/1), 6-4</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Fernando Verdasco AFP Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:31:32 +0000 5862531 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Eastbourne ATP-WTA results - 2nd update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130620/tennis-eastbourne-atp-wta-results-2nd-update <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results from the fourth day of the ATP-WTA Eastbourne International on Thursday (x denotes seeding):</p> <p>Quarter-finals</p> <p>Men</p> <p>Feliciano Lopez (ESP) bt Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 6-4, 7-6 (8/6)</p> <p>Ivan Dodig (CRO) bt Fabio Fognini (ITA x8) 6-3, 6-2</p> <p>Women</p> <p>Jamie Hampton (USA) bt Lucie Safarova (CZE) 3-6, 7-6 (7/1), 6-4</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Fernando Verdasco AFP Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:32:16 +0000 5862540 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Murray survives slump to reach last-eight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130701/tennis-murray-survives-slump-reach-last-eight <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>British second seed Andy Murray survived a second set wobble to carve out a 6-4, 7-6 (7/5), 6-1 win over Russian 20th seed Mikhail Youzhny to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday.</p> <p>Murray, the runner-up to Roger Federer in 2012, will face Spain's Fernando Verdasco for a place in the semi-finals.</p> <p>The Scot has an 8-1 winning record over unseeded Verdasco, a former top-10 player.</p> <p>Murray had to battle back from 2-5 down in the second set to quell the threat posed by Youzhny who needed treatment on a shoulder injury after one game of the third set.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130701/tennis-murray-survives-slump-reach-last-eight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Andy Murray Fernando Verdasco Human Interest Tennis AFP Mon, 01 Jul 2013 18:36:12 +0000 5872798 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Andy Murray reaches Wimbledon semi-finals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/tennis-andy-murray-reaches-wimbledon-semi-finals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Andy Murray pulled off a dramatic comeback from two sets down to beat Fernando Verdasco in the Wimbledon quarter-finals and keep up home hopes of a first British champion since 1936.</p> <p>The second seed defeated the 54th-ranked Spaniard 4-6, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-5 in a thrilling match on Centre Court.</p> <p>The winner faces Polish 24th seed Jerzy Janowicz in Friday's semi-finals after he beat compatriot Lukasz Kubot in straight sets in their quarter-final.</p> <p>rjm/dj</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Fernando Verdasco Jerzy Janowicz Tennis AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 19:01:47 +0000 5874884 at http://www.globalpost.com Murray fights back from the brink to sink Verdasco http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130703/murray-comes-back-two-sets-down-beat-verdasco <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Toby Davis</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray put the home fans through the wringer as he battled back from two sets down to book a place in the Wimbledon semi-finals with an edgy victory over unseeded Spaniard Fernando Verdasco on Wednesday.</p> <p>The number two seed showed he is physically among the toughest players on the tour as he dug deep to drag himself back into the match, but there was also a nervous vulnerability about the way he went about securing a 4-6 3-6 6-1 6-4 7-5 win.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130703/murray-comes-back-two-sets-down-beat-verdasco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Andy Murray Fernando Verdasco Fernando Verdasco Tennis Thomson Reuters Wed, 03 Jul 2013 19:04:18 +0000 5874908 at http://www.globalpost.com Verdasco tops Almagro in Bastad, to face Dimitrov in semis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130712/verdasco-tops-almagro-bastad-face-dimitrov-semis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>International Sports Desk, Jul 12 (EFE).- Fernando Verdasco edged Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 Friday in an all-Spanish battle at the SkiStar Swedish Open in Bastad, setting up a semifinal face-off against fast-rising Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.</p> <p>Verdasco exhibited the strong form that led him to the Wimbledon quarterfinals, in which he lost a five-set marathon to eventual champion Andy Murray.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130712/verdasco-tops-almagro-bastad-face-dimitrov-semis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fernando Verdasco Tennis Tomáš Berdych Agencia EFE Fri, 12 Jul 2013 17:33:14 +0000 5882554 at http://www.globalpost.com