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Open Sud de France 2015, Montpellier

Gasquet Captures Second Open Sud de France Crown; Ill Janowicz Withdraws

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atpworltour.com: February 8, 2015 Montpellier, France – Fourth seed Richard Gasquet captured his second Open Sud de France title on Sunday in Montpellier. The Frenchman now has a 13-3 record at this ATP World Tour 250 indoor hard-court tournament, having previously lifted the trophy in 2013 (d. Paire). He finished runner-up to Gael Monfils in last year’s final, but avenged that loss with victory over his countryman in Saturday’s semi-finals.


Gasquet was crowned champion when Jerzy Janowicz was forced to retire ill just three games into the final. The fourth seed had won 14 straight points to open up a 3-0, 30/0 lead before Janowicz conceded.


"I knew he was sick when we were warming up. I saw very quickly at the beginning of the match that he couldn’t play at all," said Gasquet. "Anything can happen, so even though I knew he was sick, I stayed focused. I had a great week, with solid matches. It’s good for the rest of the season. I felt that I played well this week. I feel 100 per cent and ready for the season.”


Former World No. 7 Gasquet lifted his 11th ATP World Tour trophy and first since 2013, when he won three titles for the second time in his career (also 2006) with victories at Doha, Montpellier and Moscow. He has a 10-12 record in finals.

Ecuador Open Quito

Estrella Burgos, 34, Claims Maiden ATP Title in Quito; Upsets Lopez in Final

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atpworldtour.com: February 8, 2015 Quito, Ecudaor - Victor Estrella Burgos, 34, proved that persistence pays on Sunday at the Ecuador Open Quito, becoming the oldest first-time ATP World Tour titlist in Open Era history with his 6-2, 6-7(5), 7-6(5) win over top seed Feliciano Lopez.


He also reached his first ATP World Tour doubles final in Quito, falling with partner Joao Souza to the German team of Alexander Satschko and Gero Kretschmer. Seeded eighth, Estrella Burgos upset fourth seed Martin Klizan and sixth-seeded Thomaz Bellucci in addition to Lopez en route to his maiden title. The World No. 73 is the second player ranked outside the Top 50 to win a title this year following World No. 63 Jiri Vesely, who won in Auckland last month.


“I’m really happy to be able to win my first ATP title at age 34. I dreamed about not retiring without winning an ATP title. It is very important to every player; for me it is very meaningful, without a doubt. Quito will stay in my memory forever. I hope that this is not the first and last, and that from today on I continue to play good tennis to be able to stay in the Top 100,” said the Dominican Republic native.

PBZ Zagreb Indoors 2015

Garcia-Lopez Beats Seppi to Win Zagreb Title

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atpworldtour.com: February 8 2015 Zagreb, Croatia - Guillermo Garcia-Lopez survived a clash between two of the hottest players on the ATP World Tour in 2015, battling past Andreas Seppi to claim the PBZ Zagreb Indoors title on Sunday. The 31-year-old Spaniard needed one hour and 37 minutes to dispatch Seppi 7-6(4), 6-3, earning his first win in five FedEx ATP Head2Head meetings. Garcia-Lopez fired 25 winners, converting on two of five break points.


It was the World No. 33's fourth ATP World Tour crown and first in the Croatian capital. The La Roda native earns €80,000 and 250 Emirates ATP Ranking points with the win, improving to 9-3 in 2015. It is his second title in as many years, having won in Casablanca in 2014 (d. Granollers) and first on hard courts since upsetting Rafael Nadal en route to the Bangkok crown in 2010. Seppi, who falls to 3-4 in finals on the ATP World Tour, takes home €42,100 and 150 Emirates ATP Ranking points for his efforts

Open Sud de France Results

Montpellier Men's Singles Final Sunday Feb 8

4-Richard Gasquet beat 5-Jerzy Janowicz 3-0 ret.


Montpellier Men's Singles Semifinals Saturday Feb 7

4-Richard Gasquet beat 1-Gael Monfils 6-4 6-3

5-Jerzy Janowicz beat 7-Joao Sousa 7-6(9), 3-6, 6-1


Montpellier Men's Singles Quarterfinals Friday Feb 6

1-Gael Monfils beat Steve Darcis 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

5-Jerzy Janowicz beat 2-Gilles Simon 6-2 7-5

7-Joao Sousa beat 3-Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-6(5) 6-4

4-Richard Gasquet beat Denis Istomin (6) 6-3, 6-4


Montpellier Men's Singles Second Round Thursday Feb 5

6-Denis Istomin beat Dudi Sela 7-6(1) 6-2                  

1-Gael Monfils beat Kenny De Schepper 6-4 7-6(3)               

3-Philipp Kohlschreiber beat Paul-Henri Mathieu 3-6 7-6(5) 6-4

Steve Darcis beat Jarkko Nieminen 6-2 7-6(3)


Montpellier Men's Singles Second Round Wednesday Feb 4

5-Jerzy Janowicz beat Benoit Paire 6-2 3-6 6-3                 

4-Richard Gasquet beat Lucas Pouille 6-3 7-6(6)                

2-Gilles Simon beat Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-3 6-3             

7-Joao Sousa beat Tobias Kamke 4-6 6-4 6-3                  


Montpellier Men's Singles First Round Wednesday Feb 4

6-Denis Istomin beat Malek Jaziri 3-6 0-0 ret.

Steve Darcis beat Tatsuma Ito 6-2 6-2


Montpellier  Men’s Singles First Round Tuesday Feb 3

Edouard Roger-Vasselin beat Andreas Beck 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Dudi Sela beat Jurgen Zopp 6-3, 6-4

Kenny De Schepper beat Marsel Ilhan 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

Jarkko Nieminen beat 8-Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6(5) 6-3

Lucas Pouille beat Alexander Kudryavtsev 6-4, 7-6(4)

Paul-Henri Mathieu beat Taro Daniel 6-3 6-7(5) 6-1

Benoit Paire beat Nikoloz Basilashvili 5-7 6-2 6-4


Montpellier Men's Singles First Round Monday Feb 2

5-Jerzy Janowicz beat Dustin Brown 2-6, 7-6(1), 7-5

7-Joao Sousa beat Laurent Lokoli 6-2, 6-4

Tobias Kamke beat Vincent Millot 2-6, 6-3, 7-5 

Ecuador Open Quito Results

Ecuador Open Quito Men’s Singles Final Saturday Feb 8

Victor Estrella beat 1-Feliciano Lopez 6-2 6-7(5) 7-6(5)


Ecuador Open Quito Men’s Singles Semifinals Saturday Feb 7

1-Feliciano Lopez beat 3-Fernando Verdasco 7-6(5), 7-6(1)

Victor Estrella beat 6-Thomaz Bellucci 7-6(5) 7-5


Ecuador Open Quito Men’s Singles Quarterfinals Friday Feb 6

6-Thomaz Bellucci beat Albert Montanes 6-3, 7-6(6)

1-Feliciano Lopez beat 7-Dusan Lajovic (7) 4-6, 7-5, 6-1

3-Fernando Verdasco beat 5-Paolo Lorenzi 6-1, 6-2

8-Victor Estrella beat 4-Martin Klizan 6-2 6-2


Ecuador Open Quito Men’s Singles Second Round Thursday Feb 5

7-Dusan Lajovic beat Nicolas Jarry 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

5-Paolo Lorenzi beat Alejandro Falla 7-5, 6-1

3-Fernando Verdasco beat Gerald Melzer 7-6(2), 6-4

1-Feliciano Lopez beat Alejandro Gonzalez 7-5, 6-2


Ecuador Open Quito Men’s Singles Second Round Wednesday Feb 4

8-Victor Estrella beat Renzo Olivo 7-6(5), 6-4

6-Thomaz Bellucci beat Horacio Zeballos 6-2, 3-6, 7-6(6)

4-Martin Klizan beat Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-3, 5-7, 7-5

Alberto Montanes beat 2- Santiago Giraldo 7-6(1) 7-5


Ecuador Open Quito Men’s Singles First Round Tuesday Feb 3

8-Victor Estrella beat Andre Ghem 6-4, 6-4

6-Thomaz Bellucci beatGiovanni Lapentti 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-2

Gerald Melzer beat  Andreas Haider-Maurer 1-6 7-6(1) 7-6(6)

7-Dusan Lajovic beat Luca Vanni 7-6(3), 6-4

5-Paolo Lorenzi beat Adrian Menendez-Maceiras 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(1)

Alejandro Falla beat Joao Souza 6-7(3) 6-1 6-4

Alejandro Gonzalez beat  Facundo Bagnis 6-2 6-4

Daniel Gimeno-Traver beat  Marton Fucsovics 3-6 6-4 6-4

Nicolas Jarry beat Gonzalo Escobar 2-6, 6-4, 6-3

Renzo Olivo beatEvgeny Donskoy 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 6-1


Ecuador Open Quito Men’s Singles First Round Monday Feb 2

Albert Montanes beat Facundo Arguello 6-1 6-3

Horacio Zeballos beat Austin Krajicek 7-6(3), 6-4

Zagreb Indoors Results

Zagreb Indoors Men’s Singles Final Sunday Feb 8

3-Guillermo Garcia-Lopez beat 5-Andreas Seppi 7-6(4) 6-3


Zagreb Indoors Men’s Singles Semifinals Saturday Feb 7

3-Guillermo Garcia-Lopez beat Marcos Baghdatis 6-4, 6-4

5-Andreas Seppi beat 8-Marcel Granollers 7-6 (7-5), 6-1


Zagreb Indoors Men’s Singles Quarterfinals Friday Feb 6

8-Marcel Granollers beat Igor Sijsling 6-4, 2-6, 6-4

5-Andreas Seppi beat Richard Berankis 3-6, 6-2, 7-6(6)

Marcos Baghdatis beat 6-Mikhail Youzhny 3-6 6-3 6-4

3-Guillermo Garcia-Lopez beat 7-Viktor Troicki 6-1, 6-7(5), 7-5


Zagreb Indoors Men's Singles Second Round Thursday Feb 5

Igor Sijsling beat 2-Adrian Mannarino 7-6(3) 4-6 6-1         

8-Marcel Granollers beat Ivan Dodig 7-6(8) 4-6 6-3                

Ricardas Berankis beat 4-Gilles Muller 3-6 7-6(5) 6-4      

3-Guillermo Garcia-Lopez beat Damir Dzumhur 6-1 6-1

7-Viktor Troicki beat Go Soeda 6-3 6-1                             

5-Andreas Seppi beat James Ward 7-5 6-7(4) 6-3


Zagreb Indoors Men's Singles Second Wednesday Feb 4

Marcos Baghdatis beat 1-Ivo Karlovic 3-6 7-6(5) 7-6(7)

6-Mikhail Youzhny beat Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine) 6-2 6-1      


Zagreb Indoors Men’s Singles First Round Wednesday Feb 4

Sergiy Stakhovsky beat Borna Coric 6-2 6-4

Richard Berankis beat Lukas Lacko 6-0, 6-2 final

Ivan Dodig beat Mate Delic 6-2 6-3                   

8-Marcel Granollers beat Jurgen Melzer 6-2 7-6(3)      

James Ward beat Antonio Veic 6-2 6-4                 

Igor Sijsling beat Frank Dancevic 6-4 7-5


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