Tommy Robredo

  • Pablo Cuevas wins Croatia Open final July 28, 2014

    Umag: Uruguayan qualifier Pablo Cuevas beat defending champion Tommy Robredo of Spain 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to win the Croatia Open final after ousting top-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy earlier the same day. The second-seeded Robredo had two break points at 1-1 in the first set, but it was Cuevas who...
  • Tommy Robredo reaches final of Croatia Open July 27, 2014

    Defending champion Tommy Robredo reached the final of the Croatia Open, defeating third-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia 7-6 (10), 6-3 on Sunday. The second-seeded Spaniard will face Uruguayan qualifier Pablo Cuevas in the final after Cuevas upset top-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-3, 6-4 in the other semifinal. Heavy rains on Saturday...
  • Lukas Rosol upsets No. 3 seed Robredo in Hamburg July 18, 2014

    Hamburg: Lukas Rosol upset 2006 champion Tommy Robredo of Spain 7-5, 7-6 (6) to reach the Hamburg Open quarter-finals on Thursday. The 42nd-ranked Czech saved seven break points while converting his one chance, and took nearly two hours to put away the No. 3 seed. Rosol, who lost in the final in...
  • Federer eases into Wimbledon quarters July 1, 2014

    London: Seven-time champion Roger Federer returned to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon with a clinical 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Tommy Robredo of Spain on Tuesday. The fourth-seeded Federer looked in complete control and saved the only break point he faced in the final game of the match with a forehand volley....
  • Fognini, Robredo into Monte Carlo second round April 15, 2014

    Monaco: Tenth-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy and 11th-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain reached the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters in contrasting fashion on Monday. Fognini was two points away from defeat before rallying to beat Joao Sousa 5-7, 7-5, 6-4, while Robredo was more solid against qualifier David Goffin,...
  • Santiago Giraldo upsets 2nd-seeded Tommy Robredo in Houston April 11, 2014

    Houston: Santiago Giraldo upset second-seeded Tommy Robredo 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to advance to the quarter-finals of the US Men's Clay Court Championship. Giraldo will face Alejandro Gonzalez on Friday at River Oaks Country Club. Gonzalez advanced when fifth-seeded Feliciano Lopez retired because of severe allergies. Gonzalez led 6-3, 2-0. Earlier, Donald...
  • Novak Djokovic reaches quarter-finals at Key Biscayne March 26, 2014

    Three-time champion Novak Djokovic has reached the quarter-finals of the Sony Open, topping Tommy Robredo 6-3, 7-5. The second-seeded Djokovic converted his only two break points of the match, then finished it off with a crosscourt forehand winner Tuesday. Djokovic essentially gave back a point in the second set. A groundstroke from...
  • Ferrer, Robredo into quarter-finals in Rio Open February 20, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Second-seeded David Ferrer overcame a tough first set to advance to the Rio Open quarter-finals with a 7-6 (2), 6-1 win over Argentina's Federico Delbonis on Wednesday. Ferrer joins fellow-Spaniard Tommy Robredo in the final eight after the No. 4 seed downed Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-2, 6-1...
  • 2011 champ Tommy Robredo knocked out in Chile 2nd round February 6, 2014

    Chile: Second-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain was knocked out in the second round of the Royal Guard Open on Wednesday, falling for the second time to Leonardo Mayer of Argentina 3-6, 7-6 (8), 6-4. Robredo, the 2011 champion, had a first-round bye. Defending champ Horacio Zeballos of Argentina, who beat Rafael Nadal...
  • Tommy Robredo out of Hopman Cup with arm injury December 27, 2013

    Perth: Spain's Tommy Robredo has an arm injury and has withdrawn from the Hopman mixed teams tournament which begins Saturday. Tournament officials did not give any additional details Friday on the injury, saying No. 18 Robredo would be replaced by 194th-ranked Daniel Munoz-De La Nava. Poland's Jerzy Janowicz withdrew with a foot...
  • Rafael Nadal storms into US Open semi-finals September 5, 2013

    New York: It's as though Rafael Nadal never left. If anything, he's playing better than ever. A year after skipping the US Open because of a bad knee, Nadal powered his way back to the semi-finals at Flushing Meadows, overwhelming 19th-seeded Tommy Robredo 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 on Wednesday night. "I think...
  • Robredo sensed an upset against doubtful Federer September 3, 2013

    New York: Tommy Robredo suspected he could stun Roger Federer at the US Open because the Swiss master had developed self-doubts, the Spaniard said after the extraordinary upset on Monday. World number 22 Robredo routed Federer 7-6(3) 6-3 6-4 at Louis Armstrong Stadium, the 17-times grand slam champion failing to convert...
  • Federer loses to Robredo in 4th round, knocked out of US open September 3, 2013

    New York: Right from the start, Roger Federer looked very little like, well, Roger Federer. In the opening game of his fourth-round match at the US Open, the owner of 17 Grand Slam titles got passed at the net twice, sailed a backhand long, then missed two forehands to get...
  • Nadal to make Davis Cup return for Spain September 2, 2013

    Madrid: Rafael Nadal has returned to the Spain team as they seek to maintain their Davis Cup World Group status with a playoff tie against Ukraine in Madrid later this month, captain Alex Corretja said on Monday. The world number two, currently competing at the US Open in New York, has...
  • Tommy Robredo routs Fabio Fognini to win Croatia Open July 29, 2013

    Umag: Tommy Robredo won the Croatia Open on Sunday, beating Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-0, 6-3 for his 12th career title and second this year. The Spaniard won the opening set in only 18 minutes, losing just six points with Fognini helpless to reverse the rout from the clay-court baseline. Fognini...
  • Tommy Robredo, Albert Montanes advance at Croatia Open July 23, 2013

    Umag: Fifth-seeded Tommy Robredo cruised into the second round of the Croatia Open on Tuesday, beating Jan Hajek 6-3, 6-2. Robredo mostly kept to the baseline and needed only 71 minutes to outplay Hajek. The Czech, ranked 133, was nowhere close to the level he showed last week in Hamburg, where...
  • Albert Ramos ousts 2-time champ Tommy Robredo at Stockholm July 10, 2013

    Stockholm: Two-time former champion Tommy Robredo lost to Spanish compatriot Albert Ramos 6-3, 6-4 Wednesday at the Swedish Open. The fourth-seeded Robredo didn't reach a break point against Ramos. Grigor Dimitrov rallied to beat Filippo Volandri 2-6, 6-1, 6-4. Dimitrov also recovered from a set down in his first-round win against...
  • Andy Murray wins to keep British happy at Wimbledon June 29, 2013

    London: When a 19-stroke exchange ended with Andy Murray's Wimbledon opponent slapping a forehand into the net, thousands of Centre Court spectators rose in unison. They applauded Murray's first service break. They screamed for joy. They waved their Union Jacks and Scottish flags. It was only a third-round match, merely 12...
  • Ruthless Ferrer crushes Robredo to reach semi-finals June 4, 2013

    Paris: There was no escape this time for comeback king Tommy Robredo as he lost an all-Spanish French Open quarter-final against ruthless fourth seed David Ferrer 6-2, 6-1, 6-1 on Tuesday. The 31-year-old had recovered two-set deficits in all three of his previous rounds at Roland Garros but Ferrer was rock...
  • Tommy Robredo comes from two sets down to reach last eight June 2, 2013

    Paris: Ranked 470th a year ago, Tommy Robredo reached the quarter-finals of the French Open for the first time since 2009 by rallying from two sets down to stun 11th-seeded Nicolas Almagro 6-7 (5), 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in an all-Spanish match. Robredo will next face another compatriot, No. 4 David...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka reaches quarters of Portugal Open May 3, 2013

    Oeiras: Second-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland rallied past Albert Ramos of Spain 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to move into the Portugal Open quarter-finals. Eighth-seeded Tommy Robredo also advanced on the Spaniard's 31st birthday, defeating Robin Haase 6-4, 6-4. On the women's side, fourth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain is into the...
  • Paris Masters: Nadal edges past Robredo to reach S/F November 13, 2009

    Paris: Rafael Nadal kept winning the hard way at the Paris Masters, edging past fellow Spaniard Tommy Robredo 6-3 3-6 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals. Nadal, who saved five match points before taming Nicolas Almagro in another all-Spanish battle on Wednesday, needed two hours and 20 minutes to shrug...
  • 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...
  • US Open: Fed-ex survives scare | Dementieva in semis September 3, 2008

    New York: The iron will of Roger Federer and the burning desire of Novak Djokovic carried them into the quarter-finals of the US Open on Tuesday. In a match that started under sunny skies but ended under floodlights, Russia’s Igor Andreev exposed Federer’s vulnerable side before the Swiss protected his...
  • Federer books his place in semis June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: World No. 1 Roger Federer dropped his first set of the tournament but that was a minor blip as he crushed ninth seed Tommy Robredo in the quarter-final of the French Open. Federer won a tight first set but then Spaniard Robredo fought back to take the second...
  • Jankovic, Youzhny enter round II June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: On the third day of the French Open on Tuesday, Serbia's Jelena Jankovic entered the second round defeating Stephanie Foretz of France in straight sets. The fifth ranked Serb, who is seeded fourth won 6-2, 6-2. Before coming to Paris she had won two clay-court warmups. Jankovic broke Foretz four...
  • Nadal wins, Blake moves into semis November 16, 2006

    Shanghai: World No 2 Rafael Nadal recovered from a slow start to keep his Masters Cup hopes alive with a 7-6, 6-2 win over his fellow Spaniard Tommy Robredo on Wednesday. His victory meant that James Blake became the first player into the semi-finals after the American fought back to beat...
  • Roddick, Ferrero in final at Cincinnati August 20, 2006

    Cincinnati: Andy Roddick and Juan Carlos Ferrero, both of whom are former world No 1, reached the Cincinnati Masters Series final with convincing semi-final victories on Saturday. Ferrero eased past fellow Spaniard Tommy Robredo 6-3 6-4 and Roddick outgunned Chilean 13th seed Fernando Gonzalez 6-3 6-3 to set up a repeat...
  • Nadal, Murray crash out at Cincinnati August 19, 2006

    Cincinnati: Second seed Rafael Nadal lost 7-6 7-6 to an inspired Juan Carlos Ferrero in the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Masters on Friday, a day when the enterprising run of British teenager Andy Murray also came to an end. Ferrero had not won a set in his previous four meetings with...