Valencia Open

  • Youzhny beats Ferrer to win Valencia Open 27-10-2013 11:07 PM

    Valencia: Mikhail Youzhny beat top-seeded David Ferrer 6-3, 7-5, to win the Valencia Open on Sunday. The 31-year-old Russian dominated the No. 3-ranked Ferrer throughout, breaking the defending champion and home town favourite four times on the indoor hard court. Youzhny took a one-set lead by breaking Ferrer twice early...
  • 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...
  • Ferrer beats Janowicz to reach semis at Valencia 25-10-2013 11:51 PM

    Valencia: Defending champion David Ferrer beat fifth-seeded Jerzy Janowicz of Poland 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 on Friday to advance to the semi-finals of the Valencia Open. The top-seeded Ferrer used his speed and ground game to overcome Janowicz's powerful serve with key breaks to finish the first set and then start...
  • David Ferrer beats Julien Benneteau, advances at Valencia Open 25-10-2013 09:02 AM

    Valencia: Top-seeded David Ferrer made the Valencia Open quarter-finals by easing past Julien Benneteau of France 6-2, 6-1 on Thursday. Benneteau squandered four break points against the Spaniard and, as Ferrer acknowledged afterwards, "the score doesn't reflect how tough this match was." The match had tense rallies in the first...
  • Isner loses to Jeremy Chardy at Valencia Open 24-10-2013 11:09 PM

    Valencia: American John Isner lost to Jeremy Chardy of France 7-6 (7), 6-3 Thursday at the Valencia Open. Top-seeded David Ferrer reached the quarter-finals by easing past Julien Benneteau of France 6-2, 6-1. Benneteau squandered four break points against the Spaniard. Other winners included fifth-seeded Jerzy Janowicz of Poland, who...
  • David Ferrer beats Monfils in Valencia Open 23-10-2013 11:34 PM

    Valencia: Top-seeded David Ferrer eased into the second round of the Valencia Open by beating Gael Monfils of France 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday. Monfils looked to be in pain during the second set but continued playing. Ferrer said he could see Monfils was struggling but that he "tried to concentrate...
  • 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...
  • Bautista Agut beats Anderson in first round of Valencia Open 22-10-2013 09:19 AM

    Valencia: Spanish qualifier Roberto Bautista Agut upset eighth-seeded Kevin Anderson of South African 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Monday in the first round of the Valencia Open. Anderson finished with 15 aces but was broken twice in the final set as Bautista Agut wrapped up the win in 2 hours,...
  • Ferrer beats Dolgopolov to win Valencia Open 28-10-2012 11:42 PM

    Valencia: David Ferrer of Spain won the Valencia Open for the third time by beating Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-1, 3-6, 6-4 on Sunday. Ferrer also won on the hard courts at the City of Arts and Sciences in 2008 and 2010. He lost the final in 2005 when the tournament was...
  • Ferrer ousts Dodig to reach Valencia Open final 27-10-2012 11:24 PM

    Valencia: Top-seeded David Ferrer reached the Valencia Open final for a third time, beating Ivan Dodig of Croatia 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-1 on Saturday. Ferrer, the local favourite, awaits the other semi-final winner between Jurgen Melzer and Alexandr Dolgopolov. After the fifth-ranked Ferrer controlled the opening set, Dodig saved two...
  • Ferrer beats Almagro at Valencia, makes semi-finals 27-10-2012 12:04 AM

    Valencia: David Ferrer beat his Spanish Davis Cup team-mate Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 7-5 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Valencia Open. The fifth-ranked Ferrer was little troubled on the hard indoor surface as he improved to 12-0 against an opponent who will become his team-mate next month in...
  • David Ferrer reaches Valencia Open quarter-finals 26-10-2012 02:33 PM

    Valencia: David Ferrer cruised to an easy 6-4, 6-2 victory over fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos to reach the quarter-finals of the Valencia Open on Thursday. Ferrer, seeded No. 1 at the indoor tournament, used an effective serve plus four breaks of his 47th-ranked opponent in a much easier match after...
  • Shock defeats for Raonic, Isner at Valencia Open 25-10-2012 08:54 AM

    Valencia: Milos Raonic and John Isner were knocked out of the Valencia Open by lower-ranked opponents on Wednesday, denting their chances of clinching one of two remaining berths at next month's World Tour finals in London. Eighth-seeded Canadian Raonic lost his first-round match against Luxembourg's Gilles Muller 7-5, 7-6, while...
  • Top seed Ferrer struggles to Valencia Open Rd 1 win 24-10-2012 09:30 AM

    Valencia: Top-seeded David Ferrer laboured past a stubborn Olivier Rochus 7-5, 7-5 Tuesday at the Valencia Open, where Nicolas Almagro sent former No. 1 Juan Carlos Ferrero into retirement with his own first-round victory. Rochus saved five break points before succumbing to Ferrer on serve in the 10th game of...
  • Ferrero's singles career ends with 1st rd defeat 23-10-2012 11:09 PM

    Valencia: Juan Carlos Ferrero's singles career came to an emotional end when he lost 7-5 6-3 to his Spanish compatriot and close friend Nicolas Almagro in the Valencia Open first round on Tuesday. A former world number one who won the French Open in 2003 but whose career was hampered...
  • Valencia Open: Hewitt beats Monaco in 1st round 23-10-2012 11:09 AM

    Valencia: Former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt beat Juan Monaco of Argentina 6-3, 6-4 in the opening round of the Valencia Open on Monday, ending a 10-match losing run against top-10 opponents. The Australian wild-card entry broke the 10th-ranked Monaco twice in the opening set and three times in the second...
  • Cilic claims Valencia Open after a tough win over Klizan 21-10-2012 11:39 PM

    Valencia: Marin Cilic of Croatia recovered from a shaky start to beat Slovakia's Martin Klizan 1-6, 6-0, 6-3 in the first round of the Valencia Open on Sunday. Klizan saved five break points while breaking Cilic's serve twice to easily take the first set on the indoor hard court at...
  • Injured Del Potro pulls out of Paris Masters 08-11-2011 02:18 AM

    Paris: Juan Martin Del Potro has withdrawn from the Paris Masters because of a shoulder injury. The tournament started on Monday and the Argentine's withdrawal ends his chances of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals. Del Potro said: "My shoulder started bothering me in Valencia and it got worse...
  • Granollers beats Del Potro to make Valencia final 05-11-2011 11:05 PM

    Valencia: Marcel Granollers of Spain beat sixth-seeded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Saturday to advance to his second consecutive final at the Valencia Open. Del Potro started well on the indoor hard court, but Granollers took control with his serve-and-volley game to win the first...
  • Monfils, Davydenko exit in Valencia quarters 05-11-2011 10:10 AM

    Valencia: Top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain beat Russia's Nikolay Davydenko 6-3, 6-4 on Friday to advance to the semi-finals of the Valencia Open, while Gael Monfils' bid for a berth at this month's ATP World Tour finals suffered a setback when the third seed was upset by unseeded Marcel Granollers...
  • Tsonga falls to Querrey in Valencia pre-quarters 04-11-2011 02:43 PM

    Valencia: Sam Querrey beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6 (5), 6-2 to reach the Valencia Open quarter-finals on Thursday, dealing a blow to the second-seeded Frenchman's hopes of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals. The American player secured his first back-to-back ATP match wins since June to leave Tsonga relying on...
  • Tsonga survives scare to advance at Valencia Open 02-11-2011 01:00 PM

    Valencia: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was given a scare by Spanish teenager Javier Marti before rallying to win their first-round match at the Valencia Open 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 on Tuesday. The second-seeded Frenchman had won 11 of his last 13 matches coming in, including titles at Metz and Vienna. But Tsonga trailed...
  • Bopanna-Qureshi enter Valencia Open quarters 02-11-2011 11:00 AM

    Valencia: India's Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan on Tuesday advanced to the men's doubles quarter-finals of the Valencia Open. The fourth-seeded India-Pakistan pair defeated Spaniards Nicolas Almagro and Pablo Andujar 6-3, 7-5. The duo took merely 67 minutes of play to wrap up victory in straight sets, to...
  • Simon's London hopes dented by loss in Valencia 01-11-2011 10:24 AM

    Valencia: Nikolay Davydenko beat fifth-seeded Gilles Simon 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 on Monday in the first round of the Valencia Open. Davydenko controlled the match at the City of Arts and Sciences despite dropping the second set. The 36th-ranked Russian rallied in the decisive set with a forehand winner for a...
  • Bhupathi-Mirnyi pair lose in Valencia finals 08-11-2010 06:16 PM

    Valencia: A title win continued to elude Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi as they lost the Valencia Open final to Andy and Jamie Murray of Britain. The third seeded Indo-Belarusian pair lost the summit clash 6-7 (8) 7-5 7-10 to the wild card pair. It's for the fourth time in...
  • Bhupathi-Mirnyi in finals of Valencia Open 07-11-2010 07:30 PM

    Valencia: Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi stunned top seeds Lukasz Kubot and Oliver Marach in straight sets to storm into the doubles final of the Valencia Open here. The third seeded Indo-Belarusian partner recorded a 7-6(3) 6-4 win in the semifinals over the Polish-Austrian combination continuing the quest for their...
  • Bopanna-Qureshi crash out of Valencia Open 06-11-2010 10:09 AM

    Valencia: India's Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi crashed out of Valencia Open following a straight set defeat at the hands of Marc Lopez and David Marrero here. The fourth seed Indo-Pak pair lost their quarter-final 2-6 4-6 in just 59 minutes to their Spanish unseeded rivals. Bopanna and Qureshi are...