Alejandro Falla

  • Roger Federer beats Falla for 7th Gerry Weber Open title June 15, 2014

    Halle: Roger Federer won the Gerry Weber open for the seventh time by defeating Alejandro Falla 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3) in the final on Sunday. Federer fired five aces and saved three of the five break points he faced to win in 1 hour, 28 minutes. It was the 32-year-old's 14th...
  • Roger Federer reaches 7th Halle final, to take on Falla June 14, 2014

    Halle: Six-time champion Roger Federer will play Alejandro Falla in the final of the Gerry Weber Open after they won their semi-finals on Saturday. Federer fired 10 aces and defeated fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori 6-3, 7-6 (4) as he improved his record here to 45-5. Nishikori rallied to force the second set to...
  • Falla beats Kohlschreiber to reach Halle final June 14, 2014

    Halle: Alejandro Falla rallied to beat former champion Philipp Kohlschreiber 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-4 on Saturday for a place in the Gerry Weber Open final. The 69th-ranked Falla saved six of the nine break points he faced before defeating Kohlschreiber, the 2011 winner, in 2 hours and 21 minutes. Falla is the...
  • Tennis: Tommy Haas wins opening match at BMW Open May 1, 2014

    Second-seeded title holder Tommy Haas defeated Alejandro Falla 6-2, 6-4 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the BMW Open. Haas is recovering from a shoulder injury and said it was still not fully healed, "but a lot better than in the past months or weeks." Haas will next meet seventh-seeded...
  • Chardy and Sela advance in Acapulco February 25, 2014

    Acapulco, Mexico: Jeremy Chardy of France advanced to the second round of the Mexican Open with a 7-5, 6-0 win over Australia's Matthew Ebden on Monday. Israel's Dudi Sela also advanced with a commanding 6-1, 6-4 victory over Alejandro Falla of Colombia. Chardy, who took just 1 hour, 5 minutes to down...
  • Top seed Janko Tipsarevic exits in Claro Open quarters July 20, 2013

    Bogota, Colombia: Hometown favourite Alejandro Falla upset top-seeded Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Friday to advance to the Claro Open Colombia semi-finals. Falla, a Bogota resident, is seeking his first ATP Tour title. The 29-year-old left-hander will face Canada's Vasek Pospisil on Saturday in the hard-court tournament at...
  • Berdych flattens Falla to reach Tokyo quarters October 4, 2012

    Tokyo: Former champion Tomas Berdych comfortably beat Colombia's Alejandro Falla 6-3 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals of the Japan Open on Thursday. Czech Berdych, who won the Japan Open in 2008, played well within himself, blasting nine aces as he rolled through in one hour, 18 minutes to notch his 50th...
  • Federer eyes both singles and doubles medals July 29, 2012

    London: Switzerland's Roger Federer has his eyes on medals from both singles and doubles after his stuttering victory in the men's singles first round against Alejandro Falla of Columbia at the London Olympics. The Swiss star, who won a gold medal in the men's doubles with his teammate Stanislas Wawrinka in...
  • Isner upset by Falla in 1st round at Wimbledon June 26, 2012

    London: Marathon man John Isner faded at the finish of another five-setter Monday at Wimbledon. The highest-ranked American failed to convert a match point in the fourth set and lost in the first round to Alejandro Falla of Colombia, 6-4, 6-7 (7), 3-6, 7-6 (7), 7-5. Isner is best known for winning...