Olivier Rochus

  • Ferrer advances to Australian Open 2nd round January 14, 2013

    Melbourne: Fourthseeded David Ferrer defeated Olivier Rochus of Belgium 63, 64, 62 in the first round of the Australian Open on Monday. The 30yearold Spaniard hit 30 winners and had a firstserve percentage of 71 percent. He also benefited from Rochus' 29 unforced errors. Fresh from winning the title in Auckland last...
  • Sam Querrey advances to Auckland quarters January 9, 2013

    Auckland: Fourthseeded Sam Querrey showed impressive form to advance to the Heineken Tennis Open quarterfinals on Wednesday, beating Belgian wild card Olivier Rochus 75, 63 in just over an hour. Querrey sent down 19 aces in an outstanding serving performance he described as one of the best of his career. "That's...
  • Rochus, Malisse advance to Round 2 in Auckland January 7, 2013

    Auckland: Belgian veterans Olivier Rochus and Xavier Malisse both beat higherranked opponents to advance to the second round of the Heineken Open on Monday, and American Brian Baker continued his surprising comeback by ousting fifthseeded Jerzy Janowicz of Poland 46, 76 (5), 64. The 89thranked Rochus, who reached the final in...
  • Bolelli upsets Almagro at Madrid Masters October 14, 2008

    Madrid: Italian Simone Bolelli upset local favourite Nicolas Almagro 7-6, 6-1 at the Madrid Masters on Monday to clinch a second-round meeting with fourth seed Andy Murray. The 23-year-old Bolelli, who entered the draw after Russian Marat Safin withdrew with a shoulder injury, took advantage of his opponent's own shoulder problems...