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 eighthseeded Dolgopolov was hurt during a firstround doubles late Thursday, forcing him and Ernests Gulbis to retire. Fourthseeded 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...
  • Topseeded Rafael Nadal, No. 2 David Ferrer into Rio semifinals February 22, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Topseeded Rafael Nadal reached the semifinals of the Rio Open, showing no problems with a sore back in defeating Joao Sousa of Portugal 61, 60 on Friday. No. 1ranked Nadal, in his first tournament since losing the Australian Open final, played his best match in Brazil and will...
  • Sixthseeded Alexandr Dolgopolov ousted from first round in Chile February 5, 2014

    Chile: Sixthseeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine was knocked out of the first round of the Royal Guard Open on Tuesday, losing to Daniel GimenoTraver of Spain 76 (4), 36, 75. In another match featuring a seeded player, No. 8 Federico Delbonis of Argentina defeated Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 63, 64 to reach...
  • Nadal dismisses Dolgopolov to start campaign in Beijing October 10, 2013

    Beijing: Spain's Rafael Nadal coasted to a 63, 62 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 63, 76 (7/4) victory over defending champion Alexandr Dolgopolov to advance to the prequarterfinals 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: Topranked Novak Djokovic improved his claycourt record this season to 81 and reached the Italian Open quarterfinals by beating Alexandr Dolgopolov 61, 64 Thursday. The only danger Djokovic faced came while serving at 32 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 quarterfinals October 26, 2012

    Valencia: David Ferrer cruised to an easy 64, 62 victory over fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos to reach the quarterfinals of the Valencia Open on Thursday. Ferrer, seeded No. 1 at the indoor tournament, used an effective serve plus four breaks of his 47thranked opponent in a much easier match after a...
  • Top seed Dolgopolov suffers shock defeat at Kremlin Open October 18, 2012

    Moscow: Qualifier Edouard RogerVasselin saved four match points as he stunned top seed Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 63 57 76 in the second round of the Kremlin Cup on Thursday. The 116thranked Frenchman forced a tiebreak after saving two match points on his serve in the 12th game of the third...