Alexandr Dolgopolov

  • Alexandr Dolgopolov withdraws from Queen's quarters due to injury June 13, 2014

    Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine withdrew with a right thigh injury from the quarterfinals at Queen's Club on Friday. The eighth-seeded Dolgopolov was hurt during a first-round doubles late Thursday, forcing him and Ernests Gulbis to retire. Fourth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria benefited from the walkover into the semifinals on Saturday, when he...
  • Berdych downs Dolgopolov to reach Miami semis March 28, 2014

    Miami: Czech seventh seed Tomas Berdych eased into the semi-finals of the Sony Open for the third time on Thursday, taming Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-4 7-6 (7-3). Berdych quietly worked his way into the last four without dropping a set in Miami, where he awaits the winner Thursday's later match between...
  • Rafael Nadal wins Rio Open, Nara takes women's title February 24, 2014

    Rio de Janerio: Rafael Nadal returned from a troublesome back injury to win the Rio Open on Sunday, defeating Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-3, 7-6 (3). Nadal's victory comes four weeks after losing the Australian Open final to underdog Stanislas Wawrinka after tweaking his back while warming up. Nadal, who had...
  • Rafael Nadal survives scare to reach Rio final February 23, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Top-ranked Rafael Nadal survived a scare at the Rio Open on Saturday, fighting off two match points before defeating fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10) to advance to the final. Nadal will next face Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine, who upset second-seeded David Ferrer 6-4, 6-4 on...
  • Top-seeded Rafael Nadal, No. 2 David Ferrer into Rio semi-finals February 22, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Top-seeded Rafael Nadal reached the semi-finals of the Rio Open, showing no problems with a sore back in defeating Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-1, 6-0 on Friday. No. 1-ranked Nadal, in his first tournament since losing the Australian Open final, played his best match in Brazil and will...
  • Sixth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov ousted from first round in Chile February 5, 2014

    Chile: Sixth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine was knocked out of the first round of the Royal Guard Open on Tuesday, losing to Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain 7-6 (4), 3-6, 7-5. In another match featuring a seeded player, No. 8 Federico Delbonis of Argentina defeated Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-4 to reach...
  • Nadal dismisses Dolgopolov to start campaign in Beijing October 10, 2013

    Beijing: Spain's Rafael Nadal coasted to a 6-3, 6-2 victory on Wednesday over Alexandr Dolgopolov in his opening match at the Shanghai Masters. Nadal dominated his service games against the Ukrainian and did not face a single break point during the match, which he wrapped up in just under an...
  • Davis Cup: Nadal, Verdasco give Spain 2-0 lead over Ukraine September 13, 2013

    Madrid: Rafael Nadal and Fernando Verdasco both won on Friday to give Spain a 2-0 lead over Ukraine in their Davis Cup World Group playoff. Nadal overwhelmed Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-0, 6-0, 6-4 to secure the hosts' second point on the outdoor red clay at the Caja Magica after Verdasco had rallied...
  • Nadal ready to empty tank to help Spain stay in top tier September 12, 2013

    A tired Rafael Nadal is ready to give his all for Spain in this weekend's Davis Cup playoff against Ukraine after a draining US Open brought him his 13th grand slam title. With his country's elite World Group status in the balance, Nadal is ready to put his aching limbs on...
  • Querrey, Dolgopolov, Monfils, Melzer in Winston-Salem semis August 23, 2013

    North Carolina: Gael Monfils once ranked among the world's top 10 players, beat Spain's Fernando Verdasco 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to advance to the Winston-Salem Open semifinals. The 43rd-ranked Frenchman will face Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine, a 7-6 (7), 6-3 winner over Lu Yen-hsun of Taiwan. "It's always...
  • Somdev stuns defending champion Dolgopolov in Citi Open July 31, 2013

    Washington: India's Somdev Devvarman notched up a stunning 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) victory over defending champion Alexandr Dolgopolov to advance to the pre-quarter-finals of the ATP 500 Citi Open in Washington on Wednesday. The 104 world ranking spots that separate Somdev from Ukranian ninth seed Dolgopolov didn't matter much as the world...
  • Djokovic beats Dolgopolov to advance in Rome May 16, 2013

    Rome: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic improved his clay-court record this season to 8-1 and reached the Italian Open quarter-finals by beating Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-1, 6-4 Thursday. The only danger Djokovic faced came while serving at 3-2 in the second set. He saved two break points - one with a big serve down...
  • Querrey advances, Dolgopolov loses in Florida February 26, 2013

    Florida: Third-seeded Sam Querrey moved into the second round of the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships when fellow American Michael Russell retired with a left leg injury while trailing 6-2, 2-2 on Monday. Besides for having to save one break point in the fourth game of the first set, Querrey played...
  • David Ferrer reaches Valencia Open quarter-finals October 26, 2012

    Valencia: David Ferrer cruised to an easy 6-4, 6-2 victory over fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos to reach the quarter-finals of the Valencia Open on Thursday. Ferrer, seeded No. 1 at the indoor tournament, used an effective serve plus four breaks of his 47th-ranked opponent in a much easier match after a...
  • Top seed Dolgopolov suffers shock defeat at Kremlin Open October 18, 2012

    Moscow: Qualifier Edouard Roger-Vasselin saved four match points as he stunned top seed Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-3 5-7 7-6 in the second round of the Kremlin Cup on Thursday. The 116th-ranked Frenchman forced a tiebreak after saving two match points on his serve in the 12th game of the third...