Chile Open

  • Fabio Fognini defeats Leonardo Mayer in final on clay in Chile February 10, 2014

    Chile: Top-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy defeated Argentina's Leonardo Mayer 6-2, 6-4 on Sunday to win the Royal Guard Open clay-court tournament. Fognini had few problems with the unseeded Mayer, winning in 1 hour, 23 minutes. It was Fognini's third ATP Tour title - and all of them have been on...
  • Top-seeded Fabio Fognini reaches quarter-finals in Chile February 7, 2014

    Chile: Top-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy defeated Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia 6-4, 7-6 (0) on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Royal Guard Open. Fognini will face No. 5 Jeremy Chardy of France, who moved into the final eight by beating Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 6-3. 7-6(5). Third-seeded Nicolas Almagro...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Eighth-seeded Federico Delbonis reaches second round in Chile February 5, 2014

    Chile: Eighth-seeded Federico Delbonis of Argentina defeated Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the Royal Guard Open in Chile. Paolo Lorenzi of Italy also advanced, beating Colombia's Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2, 6-1. The top four seeded players, who received byes into the second round, are Fabio...
  • Nadal loses singles, doubles finals in Chile February 11, 2013

    Vina Del Mar, Chile: Rafael Nadal was beaten in both the singles and doubles finals at the VTR Open on Sunday in a disappointing finish to his comeback tournament after seven months out with a torn tendon in his left knee. Nadal was beaten in the singles final 6-7 (2),...
  • Nadal enters both singles and doubles finals in Chile February 10, 2013

    Vina del Mar: Rafael Nadal has reached both finals of the VTR Open in Chile, a perfect return to tournament tennis for the Spaniard after a seven-month layoff with a left-knee injury and a stomach virus. Nadal defeated Jeremy Chardy of France in Saturday's singles semi-final 6-2, 6-2. Nadal and Juan...
  • Rafael Nadal says he wants drug cheats caught February 9, 2013

    Chile: Rafael Nadal says testing for performance-enhancing drugs in sport should strike a balance between catching the cheats and respecting the athletes. "Not everyone has to pay for some sinners," Nadal said on Friday at the VTR Open in Chile. Nadal said earlier this week that he had passed six blood and...
  • Nadal defeats Gimeno-Traver to reach Chile Open semi-final February 9, 2013

    Chile: Rafael Nadal put himself through a twin workout on Friday to test his sore left knee, defeating fellow Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-1, 6-4 to reach the semi-finals of the VTR Open. Nadal, who is making his comeback to the tour after seven months off to nurse the knee injury,...