OPEN 13

  • Gulbis upsets Tsonga to win Open 13 title February 23, 2014

    Marseille: Third-seeded Ernests Gulbis of Latvia beat defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 7-6 (5), 6-4 to win his fifth career title and maintain his perfect record in finals. Playing in his 19th career final, the second-seeded Tsonga was favorite to win the Open 13 for the third time and to...
  • Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to face Ernests Gulbis in Open 13 final February 22, 2014

    Marseille: Defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga came through a stern test against 117th-ranked Jan-Lennard Struff to win 7-6 (4), 7-5 Saturday, setting up an Open 13 final against third-seeded Ernests Gulbis of Latvia after he upset top-seeded Richard Gasquet of France 6-3, 6-2. Tsonga was pressured by the German player in both...
  • Gasquet beats Dodig to reach Open 13 semifinals February 22, 2014

    Marseille: Topseeded Richard Gasquet of France and defending champion JoWilfried Tsonga both advanced to the Open 13 semifinals on Friday. After Gasquet beat fifthseeded Ivan Dodig of Croatia 75, 63, Tsonga followed up with a 67 (3), 62, 62 win against sixthseeded Edouard RogerVasselin in an allFrench match. Gasquet, ranked ninth, broke...
  • Tsonga beats Davydenko to reach Open 13 quarters February 19, 2014

    MARSEILLE: Defending champion JoWilfried Tsonga of France beat Nikolay Davydenko 76 (4), 76 (8) on Wednesday to reach the Open 13 quarterfinals. The secondseeded Tsonga, who had 19 aces, improved to 42 in career headtoheads against the Russian who reached a careerhigh ranking of third. Davydenko saved one match point with...
  • Tsonga beats Berdych to win Open 13 in Marseille February 24, 2013

    Marseille: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga saved a match point before overcoming top-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4 Sunday in the final of the Open 13. The third-seeded Frenchman won his first title of the season and 10th of his career. "That means much more than a 10th title," said...
  • Rohan Bopanna-Colin Fleming win doubles title at Marseille February 24, 2013

    Marseille: Rohan Bopanna won his first title of the season when he combined with Colin Fleming to claim the ATP Open 13 doubles trophy with a straight-sets win over Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi and Jeal-Julien Rojer, here Sunday. The second seeded Indo-British pair edged past the top seeds 6-4 7-6 (3) in the...
  • Berdych to face Tsonga in Open 13 final February 23, 2013

    Marsielle: Top-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic cruised past Russian qualifier Dmitry Tursunov 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday to reach the final of the Open 13. Berdych will seek his first title of the season against third-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who beat Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-2 in an all-French semifinal. Berdych led...
  • Bopanna-Fleming in final of ATP Open 13 February 23, 2013

    Marseille (France): Rohan Bopanna reached the first final of the season along with Briton Colin Fleming after edging past Julian Knowle and Filip Polasek in straight sets, here. The second seeded Indo-British pair converted all three breakpoints to beat third seed Austrian-Slovakian team 7-5, 6-1 in the semi-finals euro 528,135 hard...
  • Tsonga, Tursunov make Open 13 semi-finals February 23, 2013

    Marseille: Gilles Simon upset defending champion Juan Martin del Potro of Agentina 6-4, 6-3 on Friday to set up an Open 13 semi-final against countryman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who saved five match points in a three-set victory against Australia's Bernard Tomic. Top-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic also reached the...
  • BopannaFleming in semis of ATP Open 13 February 22, 2013

    Marseille (France): Rohan Bopanna and his British partner Colin Fleming fought their way to the semifinals of the ATP Open 13, edging past James Cerretani and Adil Shamasdin, here. The second seeded IndoAmerican pair overcame a stiff resistance from the AmericanCanadian pair for 63, 67(2), 107 win in the quarterfinals of...
  • Tursunov upsets Tipsarevic to reach Open 13 quarterfinals February 21, 2013

    Marseille: Russian qualifier Dmitry Tursunov upset fourthseeded Janko Tipsarevic 76 (4), 62 to reach the Open 13 quarterfinals on Thursday. The 30yearold Tursunov, a semifinalist at the tournament two years ago, saved the four breakpoints he faced and twice broke the Serb. Sixthseeded Gilles Simon of France advanced to his third...
  • Topseeded Tomas Berdych through to quarterfinals of Open 13 February 21, 2013

    Marseille: Topseeded Tomas Berdych struggled past Ernests Gulbis of Latvia 64, 67 (10), 64 to reach the quarterfinals of the Open 13 on Wednesday. Berdych withstood 19 aces from Gulbis in his secondround opener. He was joined by thirdseeded JoWilfried Tsonga, the 2009 champion who eased past Nikolay Davydenko 76 (1),...
  • Somdev bows out of Open 13 in France February 20, 2013

    Marseille: Somdev Devvarman could not go deep into the singles main draw after a stupendous start as the Indian bowed out of the ATP Open 13 tournament with a straightsets defeat against Australia's Berand Tomic, here on Wednesday. Somdev, who had shocked world number 39 Benoit Paire in the opening round,...
  • 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...
  • Janowicz, Tomic reach 2nd round in Marseille February 19, 2013

    Marseille: Seventhseeded Jerzy Janowicz of Poland and Bernard Tomic of Australia reached the second round of the Open 13 on Monday. Janowicz clinched the first set in just 25 minutes and broke again at the start of the second to take control and beat Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic 62,...
  • Del Potro beats Llodra in Open 13 final February 26, 2012

    Marseille: Juan Martin del Potro beat Michael Llodra of France 64, 64 in the Open 13 final on Sunday to win his first title of the season and the 10th of his career. The former US Open champion briefly wobbled at 030 down when serving for the match, but closed it...
  • Del Potro beats Tsonga in semifinal in Marseille February 25, 2012

    Marseille, France: Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina beat topseeded JoWilfried Tsonga of France 64, 67 (9), 63 in an Open 13 semifinal on Saturday. Del Potro will next face 2010 champion Michael Llodra of France, who upset thirdseeded Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia 64, 76 (10). Tsonga outslugged Del Potro with 26...
  • Del Potro wins, Fish crashes out in Marseille February 24, 2012

    Marseille: French qualifier Albano Olivetti, ranked 388th and playing in the main draw of an ATP event for the first time, stunned Mardy Fish 63, 36, 63 in the second round of the Open 13 on Thursday. The secondseeded American rallied from a 31 deficit in the second set to level...
  • Tsonga, Tipsarevic progress to Marseille QF February 23, 2012

    Marseille: JoWilfried Tsonga of France and Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia won in straight sets Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Open 13. The topseeded Tsonga did not face any break points, winning 36 of his 41 service points to beat Nicolas Mahut 63, 62. Tsonga took a 30 lead in...
  • Davydenko goes past Beck into Marseille Rd 2 February 22, 2012

    Marseille: Nikolay Davydenko hit nine aces and did not face a single break point as he beat Andreas Beck of Germany 61, 75 Tuesday to reach the second round of the Open 13. Davydenko, a semifinalist at the ABN Amro World Tennis final in Rotterdam last week, broke Beck's serve three...