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Fernando Verdasco wins Nastase Tiriac Trophy

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) Fernando Verdasco won his seventh ATP title by beating Lucas Pouille 6-3, 6-2 Monday in the Nastase Tiriac Trophy final. It was the Spaniard's first title since 2014, while Pouille was playing in his first final. After taking the first set, Verdasco broke Pouille in the opening game of the second set and again to lead 4-1. The final was originally scheduled...
Via Associated Press
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Pouille, Verdasco advance to Nastase Tiriac Trophy final

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) Unseeded Lucas Pouille and former top-10 player Fernando Verdasco will meet in Sunday's final of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy. After eliminating second-seeded Ivo Karlovic in the second round, Pouille knocked out third-seeded Federico Delbonis 7-6 (4), 6-3 in the semifinals on Saturday to reach his first career ATP World Tour final. The 22-year-old Frenchman...
Via Associated Press
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Verdasco advances at US men's clay court championships

HOUSTON (AP) Former champion Fernando Verdasco of Spain became the last player to advance to the second round of the U.S. men's clay court championships Tuesday night with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Argentina's Carlos Berlocq. Verdasco, who won North America's only men's clay-court tournament in 2014, came back from a break down in the second set to close out the match by winning...
Via Associated Press
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Keys completes comeback, Sela upsets Verdasco, favorites advance on Aussie Open Day 4

Madison Keys made her first breakthrough on a major stage as a 19-year-old at last year’s Australian Open. She reached the semifinals, defeating Petra Kvitova and Venus Williams along the way. She has not been so consistent since then, though she always seems to bring her best at the Slams–which has earned her a Top 20 ranking and the No. 15 seed in Melbourne. Still, her inconsistency...
Via The Comeback
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 Australian Open Results: Rafael Nadal Upset In Round 1 By Fernando Verdasco

Rafael Nadal’s 2016 season couldn’t have started any worse. The 14-time Grand Slam tournament champion was knocked out in the opening round of the 2016 Australian Open to unseeded Fernando Verdasco on Tuesday. Fernando Verdasco smacks 87 winners in a stunning upset of Rafael Nadal – winning 7-6(6) 4-6 3-6 7-6(4) 6-2 #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/9lIh0ththr — Australian Open...
Via NESN.com
January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennis: Don’t get excited by Rafa’s win

Rafael Nadal played his first tennis match since Wimbledon’s second round today, facing his countryman Fernando Verdasco in the first round of the ATP Bet-at-home Open in Germany. His return was marked by a slow first set, with Verdasco pulling off two breaks against the former world no. 1 and taking it 6-3. Rafael Nadal However, Nadal just needed to warm up, it seems. In the...
Via isportsweb.com
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

U.S. Men's Clay Court: Defending champion Verdasco advances

  Defending champion Fernando Verdasco beat 18-year-old Hyeon Chung 7-6 (2), 6-2 on Thursday in the second round of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship. The sixth-seeded Verdasco, from Spain, survived stiff early resistance from Chung, then broke the South Korean player in the fifth game of the second set and coasted to the victory. Verdasco - at 32, 14 years Chung's senior ...
Via Associated Press
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Fernando Verdasco wins US Men's Clay Court

HOUSTON (AP) Fernando Verdasco won the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship on Sunday for his sixth ATP World Tour title and first since 2010, beating Spanish countryman Nicolas Almagro 4-6, 7-6 (4).
Via FOXSports.com
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 4 seeded Fernando Verdasco beats Young, advances to Clay Court semifinals

Fourth-seeded Fernando Verdasco beat Donald Young Jr. 7-6 (1), 6-1 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships.
Via FOXSports.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Fernando Verdasco Strips for Details Magazine

Fernando Verdasco, who apparently has the nickname "Muscles from Madrid," went topless in the March issue of Details Magazine to show off his amazing physique and talk about how he keeps fit.   His biggest take-home message is to eat healthy (duh), I consume a lot of carbs and protein: salad with fish, or pasta or rice with chicken or steak. In Spain, we eat a lot of beans and...
Via Onthegotennis
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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