Nicolas Almagro

  • Stanislas Wawrinka into quarters of Monte Carlo Masters 17-04-2014 04:50 PM

    Swiss third seed Stanislas Wawrinka reached the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters without hitting a ball on Thursday after his third-round opponent Nicolas Almagro withdrew for an unspecified reason. The Australian Open champion advances to meet eighth seed Milos Raonic after the Canadian beat 11th-seeded Spaniard Tommy Robredo 6-4...
  • Nicolas Almagro, Fernando Verdasco advance to Clay Court final 13-04-2014 10:22 AM

    Houston: Nicolas Almagro and Fernando Verdasco set up an all-Spanish final in the US Men's Clay Court Championship. The fourth-seeded Verdasco beat Colombia's Santiago Giraldo 6-4, 7-5 on Saturday, and the third-seeded Almagro advanced when American Sam Querrey pulled out because of a back injury. Almagro, a 12-time winner on...
  • David Ferrer reaches semis in Buenos Aires 15-02-2014 02:37 PM

    Buenos Aires: Top-seeded David Ferrer defeated fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos 6-1, 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the Copa Claro ATP tournament. Second-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy and third-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain also advanced into last four Friday, setting up a semifinal matchup, reports Xinhua. Ferrer will next face...
  • Fognini reaches final with victory over Almagro 09-02-2014 08:47 AM

    Vina Del Mar (Chile): Top-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy defeated No. 3 Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-4, 1-6, 7-6(5) on Saturday to reach the final of the Royal Guard Open clay-court tournament. Fognini will be playing on Sunday for his third ATP singles title. The other two came last season...
  • Almagro pulls out of Australian Open with shoulder injury 09-01-2014 08:51 AM

    Melbourne: Spaniard Nicolas Almagro, seeded 13th in the men's draw, has pulled out of the Australian Open due to a shoulder injury, organisers said on Thursday. "Disappointed to confirm that Nicolas Almagro has withdrawn from the #ausopen due to an ongoing shoulder injury. We wish him a fast recovery!" a...
  • David Ferrer, Stanislas Wawrinka reach quarter-finals in Paris 31-10-2013 11:57 PM

    Paris: Defending champion David Ferrer and Stanislas Wawrinka won in straight sets Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters. Ferrer beat Gilles Simon of France 6-2, 6-3, and Wawrinka defeated Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-3, 6-2. Wawrinka stayed in contention for one of the two remaining ATP finals...
  • Ferrer beats Almagro to reach Valencia Open final 27-10-2013 11:11 AM

    Spain: Defending champion David Ferrer beat former winner Nicolas Almagro 6-2, 6-3 to advance to the Valencia Open final on Saturday. Ferrer will play Mikhail Youzhny on Sunday after he defeated Dmitry Tursunov 6-2, 6-4 in an all-Russian semifinal. "Youzhny is a good player," Ferrer said. "He has a good...
  • Nicolas Almagro beats Pablo Andujar 6-2, 6-3 in Valencia 22-10-2013 09:24 PM

    Valencia: Nicolas Almagro beat fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar 6-2, 6-3 to make a successful start to his bid for a third title at the Valencia Open on Tuesday. The third-seeded Almagro, who won here in 2006 and 2007, reeled off winners to break Andujar five times and easily advance to...
  • Del Potro, Raonic advance to Japan Open final 05-10-2013 02:23 PM

    Tokyo: Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro overcame Nicolas Almagro 7-6 (7), 7-6 (1) on Saturday to reach the final of the Japan Open. Del Potro hit 12 aces to dispatch the sixth-seeded Spaniard and set up a final with third-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada, who beat Ivan Dodig of Croatia...
  • Roger Federer loses to qualifier in Hamburg semis 20-07-2013 08:37 PM

    Hamburg, Germany: Roger Federer lost to Argentine qualifier Federico Delbonis 7-6 (7), 7-6 (4) on Saturday in the semi-finals of the German Tennis Championships. Federer, a four-time champion in Hamburg, was outplayed by the 114th-ranked left-hander who advanced to his first career final. "He played well, he was a little...
  • Fabio Fognini beats Nicolas Almagro to reach Hamburg final 20-07-2013 07:21 PM

    Germany: Fabio Fognini moved within one win of his second title in two weeks when he beat third-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-4, 7-6 (1) in the first semifinal of the German Tennis Championships on Saturday. He will play against qualifier Federico Delbonis in the final, who upset Roger Federer...
  • Almagro beats Kamke to reach Hamburg 3rd round 17-07-2013 08:52 AM

    Hamburg: Third-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain advanced to the third round of the German Championships by defeating Tobias Kamke of Germany, 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday. Two other seeded players lost. Florian Mayer of Germany defeated Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-3, 6-4, and Dmitry Tursunov of Russia upset Jeremy Chardy of...
  • Top seeds Berdych, Almagro lose at Swedish Open 12-07-2013 09:37 PM

    Bastad: Top seeds Tomas Berdych and Nicolas Almagro were knocked out in the Swedish Open quarter-finals on Friday. Unseeded Thiemo De Bakker of the Netherlands beat top-seeded Berdych 7-5, 7-5, while second-seeded Almagro was defeated by Spanish compatriot Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 4-6, 7-5. Berdych and Almagro were playing their second...
  • Berdych, Almagro advance to last 8 at Bastad 12-07-2013 09:10 AM

    Bastad, Sweden: Top seeds Tomas Berdych and Nicolas Almagro began the Swedish Open by reaching the quarter-finals on Thursday. Berdych and Almagro received first-round byes, and had contrasting wins. Almagro, a three-time finalist in Bastad, got off to a rough start against fellow Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez but rallied to win...
  • Berdych, Almagro make last 8 at Swedish Open 11-07-2013 11:43 PM

    Sweden: Top seeds Tomas Berdych and Nicolas Almagro began the Swedish Open by reaching the quarter-finals on Thursday. Berdych and Almagro received first-round byes, and had contrasting wins. Almagro, a three-time finalist in Bastad, got off to a rough start against fellow Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez but rallied to win 3-6,...
  • Tommy Robredo comes from two sets down to reach last eight 02-06-2013 10:56 PM

    Paris: Ranked 470th a year ago, Tommy Robredo reached the quarter-finals of the French Open for the first time since 2009 by rallying from two sets down to stun 11th-seeded Nicolas Almagro 6-7 (5), 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in an all-Spanish match. Robredo will next face another compatriot, No. 4...
  • Rafael Nadal beats Nicolas Almagro to win 8th Barcelona Open 28-04-2013 09:25 PM

    Barcelona: Rafael Nadal won the Barcelona Open for the eighth time on Sunday after seeing off Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 6-3 in the final. Almagro took it to Nadal early on and built a 3-0 lead, but Nadal found his form and broke his fellow Spaniard in three of his next...
  • Almagro, Monaco to meet in Barcelona Open quarters 26-04-2013 12:32 AM

    Barcelona: Nicolas Almagro and Juan Monaco both managed third-round wins at the Barcelona Open on Thursday before rain forced the postponement of matches. The two will meet in the quarter-finals after Almagro defeated fellow Spaniard Marcel Granollers 6-3, 6-4 on the outdoor red clay. Monaco outlasted Frenchman Jeremy Chardy in...
  • Almagro defeats Williams to reach Houston final 14-04-2013 09:17 AM

    Houston: John Isner and Nicolas Almagro, two of the biggest servers in tennis, aced their way into the final of the US Men's Clay Court Championship. Top-seeded Almagro of Spain, the ATP Tour leader with 261 aces, needed only 58 minutes to beat American wild-card Rhyne Williams 6-2, 6-1. Isner,...
  • Nicolas Almagro advances to US Men's Clay Court semi-finals 13-04-2013 08:22 AM

    Houston: Top-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain defeated Italian Paolo Lorenzo 6-4, 6-4 on Friday to advance to the US Men's Clay Court semi-finals. Fifth-seeded American John Isner also advanced, hitting 19 aces to overpower Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Almagro, ranked 12th in the world, will next face American...
  • Novak Djokovic retains Abu Dhabi title 30-12-2012 10:13 AM

    ...
  • Corretja defends his decision to pick Almagro for final 19-11-2012 06:18 PM

    Madrid: Spain captain Alex Corretja has defended his decision to pick Nicolas Almagro for the Davis Cup final after the holders were beaten 3-2 by Czech Republic when Almagro lost the decisive singles rubber to Radek Stepanek on Sunday. Corretja, in his first year in charge, had to field questions...
  • Davis Cup final: Berdych beats Almagro 17-11-2012 08:34 AM

    Prague: The Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych brought the hosts level at 1-1 with holders Spain in the Davis Cup final with a battling five-set victory over Nicolas Almagro on Friday. The first day split leaves everything to play for in the reverse singles on Sunday. Spain, without the injured Rafa...
  • Davis Cup: David Ferrer to lead Spain 05-11-2012 07:07 PM

    Madrid: World number five David Ferrer will lead Spain's bid to claim their fourth Davis Cup title in five years when the holders take on the Czech Republic in this month's final in Prague. Fourth-ranked Rafa Nadal is still sidelined with a knee injury so Ferrer, winner of Sunday's Paris...