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Lucky Loser Thiemo de Bakker Knocks Out Second Seed Kevin Anderson in Atlanta

Thiemo de Bakker By Herman Wood (July 24, 2014) ATLANTA – Play began on Thursday at 4 PM in Atlanta, just ahead of the usually scheduled afternoon summer thunderstorms.  Thiemo de Bakker and Kevin Anderson were on court holding serve through 3-all until the stadium got a bit loud- thunder and distant lightning.  De Bakker took heed and stepped up his returns to get a break for...
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Western & Southern Open Schedule for August 10, 2013

ORDER OF PLAY – SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2013 CENTER COURT start 10:00 am [WC] Nicole Gibbs (USA) vs [18] Johanna Larsson (Sweden) – WTA Steve Johnson (USA) vs [5] Yen-Hsun Lu (Chinese Taipei) – ATP [8] Ayumi Morita (Japan) vs Alison Riske (USA) – WTA [2][Alt] Bernard Tomic (Australia) vs [WC] Robby Ginerpi (USA) – […]
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August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Wimbledon 2013: Insanity on Day 3

For lack of a better word, Day 3 of Wimbledon 2013 has been crazy! Wait! Actually, I can think of other words. Insane! Absurd! Ridiculous! What!?!  Round 2 of Wimbledon was filled with injuries, upsets and opportunities. There’s so much to discuss, that I couldn’t just pick one thing to talk about. If you didn’t have time to watch the games today, read on and experience the...
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Players Lounge Diary: A Look at the Intimate Side of the BNP Paribas Open

Lauren, sister of ATP pro tennis player Tim Smyczek, blogs from Indian Wells, CA as Tim competes at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open, and takes us through two typical days on Tour. By Lauren Smyczek Thurs, March 7th — 6:00 am Woke up this morning a bit later than usual during our stay here in Indian Wells. I think I’m drained from all the sun yesterday even though I downed 3.5 Nalgene...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Bachinger moves into 2nd round of Chennai Open

Matthias Bachinger of Germany upset seventh-seeded Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 Tuesday at the Chennai Open. Bachinger needed a little more than two hours to stave off a spirited rally from 2010 Wimbledon quarterfinalist Lu in a baseline slugfest that turned out to be the highlight of a day. Also advancing to the second round were fifth-seeded Benoit Paire of France, German...
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January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bachinger upsets Lu to advance

Matthias Bachinger of Germany upset 2010 Wimbledon quarterfinalist Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 Tuesday at the Chennai Open. Lu, seeded seventh, rallied but fell short in a baseline slugfest lasting a little more than two hours. Fifth-seeded Benoit Paire of France advanced to the second round. Joining him were qualifier Cedrik-Marcel Stebe of Germany, Roberto Bautista Augut...
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January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Top players lose in St. Petersburg

Lukas Lacko of Slovakia and Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan both lost in the first round of the St. Petersburg Open on Tuesday. The fifth-seeded Lacko was beaten by Grega Zemlja of Slovenia 6-3, 6-2, while the sixth-seeded Lu lost to Roberto Bautista-Agut of Spain 6-4, 6-2. Zemlja won five consecutive games in the first set and never faced a break in the second. Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain...
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Tipsarevic falls at Queen's Club

Third seed Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia is the latest upset victim at Queen's Club after losing in the third round to Yen-Hsun Lu of Taipei 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (5) on Friday. Lu took the opening set on Thursday before rain forced the end of play early in the second. When the match resumed on Friday, Tipsarevic leveled the match at one set each. Lu won the decisive set in the tiebreaker...
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June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Del Potro eases into 4th round at Aussie (AP)

Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open on Friday with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-0 victory over Yen-hsun Lu of Taiwan. The 11th-seeded del Potro was knocked out in the second round in Melbourne last year after returning from a long layoff due to a wrist injury.
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January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Del Potro eases into 4th round at Australian Open

Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open on Friday with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-0 victory over Yen-hsun Lu of Taiwan.
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January 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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