ESTORIL OPEN

  • Firstround byes for top 3 in Portugal, Paire advances April 30, 2013

    Oeiras: Sixthseeded Benoit Paire of France beat Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands 76 (5), 63 on Monday in the opening round of the Portugal Open. The top three men's seeded players, led by David Ferrer, have firstround byes in the claycourt tournament. In the women's event, fourthseeded 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 topseeded Del Potro used his strong serve to win 64, 62 on the outdoor clay court in 1 hour, 27 minutes. It was the 12thranked Argentine's 11th career title...
  • SaniaRodionova suffer semifinal 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 63, 76 (6) in the women's doubles semifinals on Thursday. The secondseeded IndoAustralian combo fought hard before going down to third seeds in an...
  • SaniaRodionova storm into Estoril Open last4 May 3, 2012

    Estoril: Sania Mirza and her partner Anastasia Rodionova breezed past Megan MoultonLevy and Lindsay LeeWaters in straight sets to book a semifinal berth in the Estoril Open, here. The second seeded IndoAustralian pair needed just 55 minutes to defeat their American rivals 60, 64 in the quarterfinals of the USD 220,000...
  • SaniaRodionova 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 quarterfinals of the Estoril Open on Monday. The secondseeded IndianAustralia pair got the better of their unseeded rivals 62, 67(5), 105 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 62, 62 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 quarterfinals 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 semifinal 64 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 62, 76 (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 May 2, 2007

    New Delhi: French fifth seed Richard Gasquet overcame Max Mirnyi 63, 63 on Tuesday to set up a secondround clash with Frederico Gil at the Estoril Open in Portugal. World Number 15 in the world, Gasquet limited the bighitting Mirnyi to just four aces on a cloudy afternoon at the...