Rome Masters: Novak Djokovic beats Albert Montanes to enter third round
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Rome Masters: Novak Djokovic beats Albert Montanes to enter third round

Djokovic dropped his serve to fall behind 2-1 in the opening set but broke back immediately and took control from there against his 32-year-old opponent.

Djokovic reaches 2nd round at French Open
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Djokovic reaches 2nd round at French Open

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic advanced to the second round of the French Open by beating Potito Starace of Italy 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-1 on Monday.

Juan Martin Del Potro takes hard road in Paris
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Juan Martin Del Potro takes hard road in Paris

French Open dangerman Juan Martin Del Potro shrugged off a knee injury scare as well as sweltering 30-degree heat to reach the French Open second round on Sunday.

Australian Tomic loses in Madrid first round
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Australian Tomic loses in Madrid first round

Veteran Czech Radek Stepanek on Tuesday ended the Madrid Masters run of Australian Bernard Tomic in the first round, with the Queensland youngster exiting 6-2, 7-5.

Tomic, Matosevic reach BMW Open quarters
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Tomic, Matosevic reach BMW Open quarters

Australians Bernard Tomic and Marinko Matosevic took similar paths to the quarterfinals of the BMW Open on Thursday.

Del Potro powers through to Estoril quarters
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Del Potro powers through to Estoril quarters

Juan Martin del Potro celebrated the start of his pre-French Open campaign with a 6-1, 6-0 hammering of Portugal's Rui Machado to reach the quarter-finals of the Estoril Open on Thursday.

Australia
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Australia's Bernard Tomic goes down battling in Barcelona

Australia's Bernard Tomic bowed out of the Barcelona Open in the second round on Wednesday after losing a marathon battle to Spanish clay specialist Albert Montanes 6-0, 5-7, 7-5.

Spain
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Spain's Nicolas Almagro wins Brazil Open

Spaniard Nicolas Almagro beat Italy's Filippo Volandri to win the Brazil Open tennis for the third time.

Montanes loses in opening round in Brazil
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Montanes loses in opening round in Brazil

Seventh-seeded Albert Montanes of Spain lost to Filippo Volandri of Italy in the first round of the Brazil Open on Monday.

Montanes, Berlocq into 2nd round at Vina Del Mar
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Montanes, Berlocq into 2nd round at Vina Del Mar

Albert Montanes of Spain and Carlos Berlocq of Argentina, the only seeded players in action on Tuesday in the Vina Del Mar VTR Open, reached the second-round with few problems.

Federer scrapes past Starace at Swiss Indoors
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Federer scrapes past Starace at Swiss Indoors

Roger Federer made a winning return from a six-week break, beating Potito Starace of Italy 7-6 (3), 6-4 in the first round of his hometown Swiss Indoors event on Monday.

Robin Haase claims maiden ATP title
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Robin Haase claims maiden ATP title

Dutchman Robin Haase won his first ever ATP title on Saturday as he beat experienced Spaniard Albert Montanes 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 in the clay court final.

Soderling reaches Swedish Open semifinals
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Soderling reaches Swedish Open semifinals

Top-seeded Robin Soderling eased into the Swedish Open semifinals on Friday with a 6-3, 6-4 win over eighth-seeded Potito Starace of Italy.

Starace advances to 2nd round of Swedish Open
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Starace advances to 2nd round of Swedish Open

Potito Starace of Italy advanced to the second round of the Swedish Open by beating Julian Reister of Germany 7-6 (6), 6-3 on Tuesday.

Record-setting Federer into French Open quarters
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Record-setting Federer into French Open quarters

Roger Federer eased into the French Open last eight Sunday to be joined by hobbling Italian Fabio Fognini who saved five match points against Albert Montanes to seal a first Grand Slam quarter-final place.

Montanes, Starace into Casablanca quarterfinals
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Montanes, Starace into Casablanca quarterfinals

Albert Montanes and Potito Starace won in straight sets on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Grand Prix Hassan II.

Young rallies for 3-set win at Indian Wells
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Young rallies for 3-set win at Indian Wells

Donald Young of the United States earned a 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 win over Potito Starace of Italy in a first-round match at the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday.

Almagro reaches quarterfinals in Mexico
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Almagro reaches quarterfinals in Mexico

Third-seeded Nicolas Almagro beat Italian Filippo Volandri of Italy 6-2, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the Mexican Open on Wednesday as he attempts to claim his third straight tournament on clay.

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