Joao Sousa

  • Fabio Fognini survives scare to beat Joao Sousa in 1st round in Monaco 14-04-2014 06:39 PM

    Monaco: Fabio Fognini of Italy was two points away from defeat before rallying to beat Joao Sousa 5-7, 7-5, 6-4 in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Monday. Sousa led 5-2 and 30-0 on Fognini's serve, but the Portuguese player lost his composure and then started complaining...
  • Sergiy Stakhovsky, Alize Cornet advance at Kremlin Cup 14-10-2013 08:00 PM

    Moscow: Sergiy Stakhovsky and Alize Cornet advanced to the second round of the Kremlin Cup with straight-set victories on Monday. Stakhovsky upset seventh-seeded Joao Sousa 6-4, 6-3, while Cornet ousted Ukrainian teenager Elina Svitolina 7-5, 6-3. Stakhovsky won seven consecutive games to rally from 4-1 down in the first set...
  • Joao Sousa seals first ATP win for Portugal 29-09-2013 06:52 PM

    Unheralded Joao Sousa completed a fairytale run at the Malaysian Open on Sunday when he beat France's Julien Benneteau 2-6 7-5 6-4 in the final to become the first Portuguese to win an ATP Tour title. The 24-year-old, ranked 77th in the world, fell flat on his back in delight...
  • Sousa upsets Tursunov in St. Petersburg Open 21-09-2013 08:29 AM

    St. Petersburg: Joao Sousa advanced to his first career ATP tour semi-final by beating fourth-seeded Dmitry Tursunov 6-4, 6-3 on Friday at the St. Petersburg Open. The 89th-ranked Portuguese, who had a 17-20 record on the tour before this tournament, broke Tursunov in the eighth game of the second set...
  • Djokovic thrashes Sousa to reach 4th round at Flushing Meadows 02-09-2013 08:27 AM

    New York: Top-seeded Novak Djokovic moved into the fourth round of the US Open by beating 95th-ranked Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 on Sunday night. Djokovic's serve was broken only once, when he served for the match at 5-1 in the third set. He's been broken once in...