Olivier Rochus

  • Ferrer advances to Australian Open 2nd round January 14, 2013

    Melbourne: Fourth-seeded David Ferrer defeated Olivier Rochus of Belgium 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the Australian Open on Monday. The 30-year-old Spaniard hit 30 winners and had a first-serve percentage of 71 percent. He also benefited from Rochus' 29 unforced errors. Fresh from winning the title in Auckland last...
  • Sam Querrey advances to Auckland quarters January 9, 2013

    Auckland: Fourth-seeded Sam Querrey showed impressive form to advance to the Heineken Tennis Open quarter-finals on Wednesday, beating Belgian wild card Olivier Rochus 7-5, 6-3 in just over an hour. Querrey sent down 19 aces in an outstanding serving performance he described as one of the best of his career. "That's...
  • Rochus, Malisse advance to Round 2 in Auckland January 7, 2013

    Auckland: Belgian veterans Olivier Rochus and Xavier Malisse both beat higher-ranked opponents to advance to the second round of the Heineken Open on Monday, and American Brian Baker continued his surprising comeback by ousting fifth-seeded Jerzy Janowicz of Poland 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4. The 89th-ranked Rochus, who reached the final in...
  • Bolelli upsets Almagro at Madrid Masters October 14, 2008

    Madrid: Italian Simone Bolelli upset local favourite Nicolas Almagro 7-6, 6-1 at the Madrid Masters on Monday to clinch a second-round meeting with fourth seed Andy Murray. The 23-year-old Bolelli, who entered the draw after Russian Marat Safin withdrew with a shoulder injury, took advantage of his opponent's own shoulder problems...