Marcel Granollers

  • Bryan brothers win fifth US Open for historic 100th doubles title September 8, 2014

    New York: For their 100th tournament title, the Bryan brothers broke out a new victory celebration. Not that they planned it this way. The twins were so excited to win their first Grand Slam championship in more than a year that they botched their signature chest bump at Sunday's U.S. Open...
  • Defending French Open doubles champions Bryan brothers lose June 2, 2014

    Paris: Defending champions Bob and Mike Bryan lost in the French Open men's doubles quarter-finals Monday, beaten 6-4, 6-2 by the 12th-seeded duo of Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez of Spain. The Bryan twins, who were seeded No. 1, have now failed to reach the final at any of the last...
  • Milos Raonic beats Marcel Granollers to reach French Open quarters June 2, 2014

    Milos Raonic became the first Canadian man in the Open era to reach the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam tournament by defeating Marcel Granollers of Spain 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 in the fourth round of the French Open on Sunday. The eighth-seeded Raonic broke Granollers four times and saved the only two...
  • Andy Murray overcomes wind and Marcel Granollers in Rome May 14, 2014

    Rome: Andy Murray kept his focus amid swirling winds to beat Spanish opponent Marcel Granollers 6-2, 7-5 on Wednesday in the second round of the Italian Open. After taking control early in the first set, the Wimbledon champion closed the match with a break. While skies were sunny over the Foro Italico,...
  • Injured Tipsarevic pulls out of Chennai Open December 25, 2013

    Chennai: Defending champion Janko Tipsarevic from Serbia has withdrawn from the ATP Chennai Open Tennis tournament due to a rupture on the heel tendon he sustained in Valencia in October this year. The World No.36 said in a statement here that he is still to recover fully from the two-month-old injury....
  • Leander Paes, Radek Stepanek ousted from ATP World Tour finals November 8, 2013

    London: Leander Paes' dream of winning ATP year-end finals remained unfulfilled as the veteran Indian crashed out of the prestigious event along with Czech partner Radek Stepanek after losing a must-win Group B match on Friday. Seventh seeds Paes and Stepanek lost their final Group B contest 6-4, 6-7 (5), 8-10...
  • Djokovic canters as Federer makes winning return October 9, 2013

    Shanghai: Top seed Novak Djokovic launched his Shanghai Open title defence in fine style, breezing past Spain's Marcel Granollers 6-2 6-0 on Wednesday. Later Roger Federer, playing his first singles match since a fourth-round exit at the U.S. Open, made a brisk return to wining ways, beating Andreas Seppi 6-4,...
  • US Open 2013: Djokovic near perfect in reaching quarters September 4, 2013

    New York: Top seed Novak Djokovic demolished unseeded Spaniard Marcel Granollers 6-3 6-0 6-0 on Tuesday to charge into the quarter-finals of the US Open. Djokovic, the 2011 US Open champion and runner-up last year, won the last 13 games to finish off the fourth-round match in 79 minutes. The 26-year-old...
  • Bopanna-Edouard lose Cincinnati semis August 18, 2013

    Cincinnati: India's Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin squandered all five break chances against Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez to bow of the ATP Cincinnati Masters. The eighth-seeded Indo-French combination lost 5-7, 2-6 to the Spanish second seeds in the semi-finals of the USD 3,079,555 hard court tournament. Bopanna...
  • Albert Montanes, Marcel Granollers advance in Kitzbuehel July 30, 2013

    Kitzbuehel, Austria: Albert Montanes and Marcel Granollers had straight-set wins to reach the second round of the bet-at-home Cup on Monday. The only seeded players in action on the opening day, No. 7 Montanes served eight aces in defeating Adrian Ungur 6-4, 6-2, and No. 8 Granollers beat Mate Pavic 7-6...
  • Rohan Bopanna climbs to number 3 in doubles rankings July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Touching a new high, Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna on Monday became world number three player in the world with a jump of two places in the latest ATP ranking chart. Bopanna is behind world's most formidable players, American twins Mike and Bob Bryan. Bopanna moved up as Spaniards...
  • Roger Federer thrashes Marcel Granollers to set up Davydenko QF in Dubai February 27, 2013

    Dubai: Roger Federer dismissed Spain's Marcel Granollers 6-3 6-4 in the Dubai Championships on Wednesday to book a quarter-final meeting with Nikolay Davydenko. The 17-time grand slam champion has an 18-2 winning record against the Russian veteran and could be forgiven for already eyeing a potential showdown with world number...
  • Davis Cup: Spain roar back to life against Canada February 3, 2013

    Vancouver: Spain fought off Davis Cup elimination by winning the doubles competition against Canada 4-6, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3, 6-2 on the hard courts of the University of British Columbia campus. The top-ranked Spaniards trail hosts Canada 1-2 with two singles rubbers set for Sunday to decide what country advances to...
  • Canada take 2-0 surprise lead over 5-time champions Spain February 2, 2013

    Toronto: Canada raced to a 2-0 lead over Spain in their Davis Cup world group first round tie on Friday, pushing the five-times champions to the brink of defeat and moving to within a doubles victory of a maiden win at this level. With top-ranked Spain missing big guns Rafa Nadal,...
  • ATP World Tour: Bhupathi-Bopanna lose in the final November 17, 2012

    London: Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez won the doubles title at the ATP finals by beating Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna of India 7-5, 3-6, 10-3 on Monday. The sixth-seeded Spaniards won their third title of the season. They also won in Rome and Gstaad, and will have a chance to...
  • Davis Cup: David Ferrer to lead Spain November 5, 2012

    Madrid: World number five David Ferrer will lead Spain's bid to claim their fourth Davis Cup title in five years when the holders take on the Czech Republic in this month's final in Prague. Fourth-ranked Rafa Nadal is still sidelined with a knee injury so Ferrer, winner of Sunday's Paris...
  • Bryan twins keep US hopes alive against Spain September 15, 2012

    Gijon: Top-ranked United States pair Bob and Mike Bryan kept US hopes of upsetting holders Spain alive when they fought off a brave challenge from Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez to win their Davis Cup semi-final doubles 6-3 3-6 7-5 7-5 on Saturday. Spain had put themselves within a point of...
  • Ferrer beats Granollers to reach QF June 4, 2012

    Paris: Sixth-seeded David Ferrer reached the French Open quarter-finals for the third time, beating No. 20 Marcel Granollers 6-3, 6-2, 6-0 on a rainy, windy Monday in the first all-Spanish matchup of this year's tournament. There's been at least one Spain vs Spain encounter at Roland Garros every year since 1994. Ferrer...
  • Marin Cilic survives Granollers' scare at Chennai January 7, 2010

    Chennai: Second seeded and defending champion Marin Cilic of Croatia saved the blushes by rallying to a 6-7(3), 6-3, 6-4 win against Marcel Granollers of Spain to enter the quarter-finals of the $400,000 Aircel Chennai Open tennis tournament in Chennai on Wednesday. In a marathon three-setter that lasted 15 minutes short...
  • Cilic, Schuettler advance in Chennai Open January 6, 2009

    Chennai: Third-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia and fifth-seeded Rainer Schuettler of Germany advanced to the second round of the season-opening Chennai Open on Monday. Cilic needed only one break in each set to beat Alberto Martin of Spain 6-4, 6-4, and Schuettler held on to beat Indian wild card Prakash Amritraj...