Michael Llodra

  • Marc Gicquel beats Michael Llodra at Open Sud de France February 5, 2014

    Montpellier: Marc Gicquel of France advanced to the second round of the Open Sud de France after beating countryman Michael Llodra 64, 76 (4) on Tuesday. Llodra had won their only previous meeting, five years ago in Lyon, but this time Gicquel was more clinical, converting two of his five breakpoint...
  • Dimitrov beats Llodra at Paris Masters October 29, 2013

    Paris: Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria rallied past twotime semifinalist Michael Llodra of France 67 (5), 63, 63 in the first round of the Paris Masters on Tuesday. Dimitrov broke for 42 in the final set and hit a forehand volley winner on match point. He became the first Bulgarian to win...
  • Murray packs up Llodra quickly to reach US Open round two August 29, 2013

    New York: After waiting his entire career to get the chance to defend a Grand Slam title, Andy Murray had to wait a little more. And he was hardly pleased with the way the scheduling was handled. Once the 2012 champion finally did get on court at the US Open, playing...
  • Two more bite the dust at Wimbledon June 28, 2013

    London: Frenchman Michael Llorda quit his singles match on Thursday, then went back out on the court to play doubles yet another odd twist in what has been an unusually injury prone week at Wimbledon. Llorda cited hamstring problems for forcing him to stop after losing the first set of...
  • Michael Llodra latest victim of Wimbledon's injury jinx June 27, 2013

    London: Frenchman Michael Llodra added his name to Wimbledon's growing injury list after he retired hurt during his second round match against Italy's Andreas Seppi on Thursday. Llodra's withdrawal, after he lost the first set 75, made him the 11th player to pull out during this year's championships. On Wednesday, Australian Open...
  • Tsonga leads France against Argentina in Davis Cup March 27, 2013

    Paris: France captain Arnaud Clement has picked eighthranked JoWilfried Tsonga, 10thranked Richard Gasquet, Julien Benneteau and Michael Llodra to face Argentina in the Davis Cup quarterfinals. The bestoffive series will be played April 57 in Buenos Aires. The 13thranked Gilles Simon has been selected as a reserve. Benneteau and Llodra are...
  • Bhupathi-Llodra win doubles title at Dubai Championships March 2, 2013

    Dubai: Mahesh Bhupathi won the first title of the 2013 season when he combined with French man Michael Llodra to edge past Robert Lindstedt and Nenand Zimonjic in the summit clash of the Dubai Tennis Championships, here on Saturday. Unseeded Bhupathi and Llodra downed the third seeded rivals 7-6 (6), 7-6...
  • Bhupathi-Llodra in final of Dubai ATP event March 1, 2013

    Dubai: Mahesh Bhupathi reached the first final of the season with French partner Michael Llodra after overcoming a fighting pair of Rohan Bopanna and Rajeev Ram in the Dubai Tennis Championships, here on Friday. Unseeded Bhupathi and Llodra got past India's Bopanna and Americam Ram 6-4, 6-7(2), 10-5 in the...
  • Somdev Devvarman into Round 2 of Open 13; sets up clash with Bernard Tomic February 20, 2013

    Marseille: India's Somdev Devvarman also pulled off an upset as he beat Paire 76 (6), 67 (7), 64 on Tuesday. He will next face Bernard Tomic of Australia. Paire is ranked 339 places above Devvarman. Michael Llodra beat David Goffin of Belgium 62, 64 to reach the second round of the...
  • Tsonga beats Llodra in 1st round at Melbourne January 15, 2013

    Melbourne: Former finalist JoWilfried Tsonga cruised to a 64, 75, 62 win over fellow Frenchman Michael Llodra in a firstround match on Tuesday at the Australian Open. Serving for the match, Tsonga hit a backhand drop halfvolley at the net, then powered a forehand to the open court on match point...
  • Ferrer takes on Janowicz for Paris Masters title November 4, 2012

    Paris: At the start of the year, Jerzy Janowicz couldn't afford to travel to the Australian Open. Now he's in line for a major payday, with only David Ferrer standing in the way of his first career title. Janowicz beat Gilles Simon 64, 75 on Saturday to become the first qualifier...
  • Bryan brothers win Olympic tennis gold August 5, 2012

    London: America's Bob and Mike Bryan added a gold medal to their trophy haul on Saturday with a 6-4 7-6 win over France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Michael Llodra in the Olympic tennis men's doubles final. The Bryan twins, who have won 11 grand slam titles together and took home the men's...
  • We played one hell of a match: Paes August 2, 2012

    London: Disappointed they might be after the second-round exit from Olympics but veteran Indian tennis star Leander Paes said he and his unheralded partner Vishnu Vardhan played "one hell of a match" against the fancied French combination of Michael Llodra and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga here. Paes and Vardhan lost 6-7 (3) 6-4...