Estoril Open

  • First-round byes for top 3 in Portugal, Paire advances April 30, 2013

    Oeiras: Sixth-seeded Benoit Paire of France beat Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Monday in the opening round of the Portugal Open. The top three men's seeded players, led by David Ferrer, have first-round byes in the clay-court tournament. In the women's event, fourth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of...
  • Del Potro wins second straight Estoril Open May 7, 2012

    Oeiras, Portugal: Juan del Potro won his second consecutive Estoril Open title by beating Richard Gasquet in straight sets on Sunday. The top-seeded Del Potro used his strong serve to win 6-4, 6-2 on the outdoor clay court in 1 hour, 27 minutes. It was the 12th-ranked Argentine's 11th career title...
  • Sania-Rodionova suffer semi-final loss in Estoril May 4, 2012

    Estoril, Portugal: Sania Mirza and her partner Anastasia Rodionova crashed out of the Estoril Open after losing to the Kazakh pair of Yaroslava Shvedova and Galina Voskobo 6-3, 7-6 (6) in the women's doubles semi-finals on Thursday. The second-seeded Indo-Australian combo fought hard before going down to third seeds in an...
  • Sania-Rodionova storm into Estoril Open last-4 May 3, 2012

    Estoril: Sania Mirza and her partner Anastasia Rodionova breezed past Megan Moulton-Levy and Lindsay Lee-Waters in straight sets to book a semifinal berth in the Estoril Open, here. The second seeded Indo-Australian pair needed just 55 minutes to defeat their American rivals 6-0, 6-4 in the quarter-finals of the USD 220,000...
  • Sania-Rodionova enter Estoril Open quarters April 30, 2012

    Estoril, Portugal: Sania Mirza and her partner Anastasia Rodionova overcame a late resistance from Eleni Daniiliidou and Andreja Klepac to progress to the quarter-finals of the Estoril Open on Monday. The second-seeded Indian-Australia pair got the better of their unseeded rivals 6-2, 6-7(5), 10-5 in the opening round of the USD...
  • Del Potro beats Verdasco to win Estoril Open May 2, 2011

    Lisbon: Former US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro overpowered erratic second seed Fernando Verdasco 6-2, 6-2 to claim the Estoril Open for the first time on Sunday. The contest looked like it was going to be a tight affair as it featured three service breaks at the start but Del...
  • Verdasco to face Del Potro in Estoril final May 1, 2011

    Lisbon: A weary Fernando Verdasco battled past South Africa's Kevin Anderson in the Estoril Open quarter-finals on Saturday before benefitting from Canadian Milos Raonic's retirement to set up a final against Juan Martin Del Potro. The Spaniard bagged the first set of the semi-final 6-4 when fifth seed Raonic retired with...
  • Federer loses in Estoril semifinals May 9, 2010

    Oeiras, Portugal: Roger Federer faltered in his tuneup for the French Open, losing to defending champion Albert Montanes of Spain 6-2, 7-6 (5) Saturday in the Estoril Open semifinals. Montanes, seeded fourth, will play for the title Sunday against Frederico Gil, who became the first Portuguese to reach the final after...
  • Gasquet downs Mirnyi in Portugal June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: French fifth seed Richard Gasquet overcame Max Mirnyi 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday to set up a second-round clash with Frederico Gil at the Estoril Open in Portugal. World Number 15 in the world, Gasquet limited the big-hitting Mirnyi to just four aces on a cloudy afternoon at the...