ALBERT MONTANES

  • Rosol, Berlocq and Montanes win in Umag July 23, 2014

    Fifthseeded Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic needed a late rally to beat 100thranked Diego Sebastian Schwartzman 63, 36, 76 (2) in the first round of the Croatia Open on Tuesday. Schwartzman was serving at 43 in the third set and the Argentine even had game point to increase his lead....
  • Albert Montanes, Dmitry Tursunov advance at Open de Nice May 19, 2014

    France: Defending champion Albert Montanes and fifthseeded Dmitry Tursunov each won in straight sets Monday to move into the second round of the Open de Nice. Montanes beat Matthew Ebden of Australia 61, 63, while Tursunov defeated Aleksandr Nedovyesov of Kazakhstan 61, 64. Montanes took a 40 lead in the opening set...
  • Novak Djokovic eases into Monte Carlo 3rd round April 15, 2014

    Monaco: Novak Djokovic began the defense of his Monte Carlo Masters title in flamboyant style Tuesday, taking only 45 minutes to beat Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-0 and maintain his perfect record against the Spaniard. The second-ranked Serb won 11 consecutive games and improved to 6-0 against Montanes, who has taken only...
  • No back problem as Rafael Nadal enter quarters in Rio February 21, 2014

    Rio de Janerio: Rafael Nadal showed no problem with his tender back in his second match since returning from the injury, defeating fellow Spaniard Albert Montanes 61, 62 to reach the quarterfinals of the Rio Open on Thursday. The No. 1ranked Nadal tweaked his back warming up for the Australian Open...
  • Albert Montanes, Marcel Granollers advance in Kitzbuehel July 29, 2013

    Kitzbuehel, Austria: Albert Montanes and Marcel Granollers had straightset wins to reach the second round of the betathome Cup on Monday. The only seeded players in action on the opening day, No. 7 Montanes served eight aces in defeating Adrian Ungur 64, 62, and No. 8 Granollers beat Mate Pavic 76...
  • Montanes upsets topseeded Gasquet to reach quarters in Umag July 25, 2013

    Umag: Albert Montanes of Spain upset topseeded Richard Gasquet of France 64, 64 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Croatia Open. Montanes was up 31 in the second set before Gasquet responded by winning three games in a row, but the Spaniard broke again at 44. Gasquet said...
  • Tommy Robredo, Albert Montanes advance at Croatia Open July 23, 2013

    Umag: Fifthseeded Tommy Robredo cruised into the second round of the Croatia Open on Tuesday, beating Jan Hajek 63, 62. 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...
  • Paire beats Montanes in Hamburg to reach 3rd round July 16, 2013

    Germany: Ninthseeded Benoit Paire of France advanced to the third round of the German Tennis Championships on Tuesday by beating Albert Montanes of Spain 61, 64. Gael Monfils beat 2010 Hamburg champion Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan 63, 63 to make the second round of the claycourt tournament. Golubev had to qualify...
  • Montanes beats Monfils to win title at Nice Open May 25, 2013

    Nice: Albert Montanes of Spain clinched his sixth title by defeating French wildcard entry Gael Monfils 60, 76 (3) in the final of the Nice Open on Saturday. The match was interrupted by rain at 40 in the first set, but that didn't seem to bother Montanes, who broke for a...
  • Monfils, Montanes to meet in Nice Open final May 25, 2013

    Nice: France's Gael Monfils beat Spain's Pablo Andujar 75, 64 in the Nice Open on Friday to advance to the final. Monfils will face Spain's Albert Montanes, a 64, 46, 60 winner over French wildcard entry Edouard RogerVasselin in the first semifinal in the claycourt warmup tournament for the French Open. A...
  • Djokovic beats Montanes to reach third round in Rome May 14, 2013

    Rome: Novak Djokovic reached the third round of the Italian Open, beating Spanish qualifier Albert Montanes 62, 63 Tuesday and appearing to have no problems with his injured ankle. Djokovic has reached the final in four of the five past years at the Foro Italico, winning the title in 2008 and...
  • Simone Bolelli through to Brazil Open semis February 15, 2013

    Sao Paulo: Simone Bolelli of Italy reached his first ATP semifinals since 2008 when he defeated Albert Montanes of Spain 64, 64 in the Brazil Open on Friday. The 80thranked Bolelli, who successfully played challengers last year to get back into the top 100, broke Montanes' service twice in the final...
  • Nadal enters last 16 of French Open June 3, 2007

    Paris: Holder Rafael Nadal reached the last 16 of the French Open with a 61 63 62 demolition of fellow Spaniard Albert Montanes on Saturday. The world number two, who turns 21 on Sunday, has not dropped a set so far but could be challenged in the next round when he...