Feliciano Lopez

  • Wawrinka sets up all-Swiss showdown with Federer July 1, 2014

    London: Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka set up a mouth-watering Wimbledon quarter-final showdown with fellow Swiss Roger Federer after edging past 19th seed Feliciano Lopez 7-6(5), 7-6(7), 6-3 on Tuesday. The fifth seed had complained about his punishing schedule before the match but was efficiency itself as he won the pivotal...
  • Despite 52 aces, Isner loses to Lopez at Wimbledon June 30, 2014

    London: The last American singles player at Wimbledon, ninth-seeded John Isner, lost in the third round on Monday despite hitting 52 aces, beaten by 19th-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain 6-7 (8), 7-6 (6), 7-6 (3), 7-5. Lopez earned the only service break of the match in the next-to-last game with a...
  • Dimitrov saves match point to win Queen's final June 16, 2014

    Grigor Dimitrov saved a match point to defeat Spanish left-hander Feliciano Lopez 6-7 (8), 7-6 (1), 7-6 (6) on Sunday and win the grass court tournament at Queen's Club, a warm-up event for Wimbledon. The fourth-seeded Dimitrov is the first Bulgarian to lift the title, and also the first player this...
  • Berdych crashes out at Queen's but Wawrinka progresses June 14, 2014

    London: Second seed Tomas Berdych double-faulted on match point as he suffered a shock 6-4, 7-6 (7) quarterfinal defeat by Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club on Friday. World number three Stanislas Wawrinka advanced with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Australian Marinko Matosevic while Radek Stepanek, who...
  • Top-seeded Ferrer reaches Mexican quarter-finals February 27, 2014

    Acapulco: Top-seeded David Ferrer defeated fellow-Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (1), 6-2 on Wednesday to advance to his fifth-straight Mexican Open quarter-finals. Ferrer, trying to win his fourth title on Mexican soil, will next play South Africa's Kevin Anderson, who eliminated American Sam Querrey,7-6 (2), 6-4. Also Wednesday, Gilles Simon (6) of...
  • Americans Querrey, Sock lose at Delray Beach February 18, 2014

    Delray Beach: Spaniard Feliciano Lopez rallied past American Sam Querrey in the first round of the Delray Beach Open on Monday night. The sixth-seeded Lopez, who last played this event when he lost in the 2002 quarter-finals, ousted Querrey 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Lopez, ranked No. 27 in the world, next...
  • Andy Murray advances to 4th round with win over Feliciano Lopez January 18, 2014

    Melbourne: Three-time finalist Andy Murray advanced to the fourth round at the Australian Open for the sixth straight year with a 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-2 win over No. 26-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain on Saturday. Murray, playing only his second tournament since minor back surgery in September, was only broken once...
  • Somdev loses to Lopez in first round of Australian Open January 14, 2014

    Melbourne: Somdev Devvarman, India's lone singles entry at the Australian Open, lost his opening round match against 26th seed Feliciano Lopez of Spain here on Tuesday. The unseeded Indian showed his fighting spirit throughout the contest before going down 4-6, 4-6, 6-7 (2) to the World No.27 in two hours and...
  • Somdev to take on Lopez in Australian Open first round January 10, 2014

    Sydney: India's top singles tennis player Somdev Devvarman will take on 26th seed Feliciano Lopez of Spain in the first round of the Australian Open. Somdev, who has failed to get past the second round in three attempts here is in World No.4 Andy Murray's half and could face the Briton...
  • Youzhny, Haase advance to Swiss Open final July 27, 2013

    Gstaad: Mikhail Youzhny of Russia will play un-seeded Robin Haase of the Netherlands in the Swiss Open final after both won their semi-finals on Saturday. Haase rallied from a set down to beat fifth-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 in searing heat in the Swiss ski resort of Gstaad. The...
  • Feliciano Lopez defeats Gilles Simon to lift Eastbourne title June 22, 2013

    Eastbourne: Feliciano Lopez of Spain won his third career title when he beat second-seeded Gilles Simon 7-6 (2), 6-7 (5), 6-0 in the Eastbourne final on Saturday, days before they meet again in the first round at Wimbledon. Meanwhile, Elena Vesnina of Russia won her second WTA title when she defeated...
  • Lopez beats Verdasco, reaches Eastbourne semis June 20, 2013

    Eastbourne: Feliciano Lopez won a match between two Spanish lefthanders to reach the Eastbourne semi-finals, beating Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 7-6 (6) on Thursday. The match was delayed for 90 minutes by light rain. Just one break of serve at 2-2 decided the opening set, and Verdasco was unhappy about the grass-court...
  • Bhupathi-Nestor, Sania-Mattek bow out of Indian Wells event March 10, 2013

    Indian Wells (USA): Indian challenge ended at the ATP Indian Wells Masters with the shock first round defeats of Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza in their respective events, here. The third seeded pair of Bhupathi and Canadian Daniel Nestor bowed out of the men's doubles with a 4-6, 6-7 (4) defeat...
  • Japan's Kei Nishikori claims Memphis title February 25, 2013

    Memphis: Kei Nishikori of Japan won his third career title and second since October, beating Feliciano Lopez of Spain 6-2, 6-3 in the U.S. National Indoor Championships on Sunday. "He played in a way that I could not play my game," Lopez said. "He was very, very fast so I didn't...
  • Nishikori to face Lopez in Memphis final February 24, 2013

    Memphis: Japan's Kei Nishikori advanced to the final of the U.S. Indoor National Championships when Australian Marinko Matosevic retired after losing the first set 6-4. "He was playing really well from the beginning and he broke my serve in the beginning 2-love," Nishikori said. "Lucky for me to play just...
  • Tsonga reaches China Open final after Lopez retires October 6, 2012

    Beijing: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France moved into the China Open final when Feliciano Lopez retired from their semifinal on Saturday with a left wrist injury. Tsonga was leading 6-1, 4-1 when the 30th-ranked Spaniard decided he could no longer continue playing. Lopez had the trainer on court after the conclusion of...
  • Spain beat Czechs in doubles to win Davis Cup December 7, 2009

    Barcelona: Spain retained the Davis Cup by winning the doubles match on Saturday to take an insurmountable 3-0 lead over the Czech Republic in the final. Feliciano Lopez and Fernando Verdasco beat Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych 7-6 (7), 7-5, 6-2 in the deciding match on clay at Palau Sant Jordi. Spain,...