Hewitt upset at Adelaide

ADELAIDE, Australia, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Philipp Kohlschreiber upset Lleyton Hewitt Thursday, 6-3, 0-6, 7-5, at the Next Generation Adelaide International tennis tournament in Adelaide, Australia.

Former champ Rusedski among Paris winners

PARIS, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Former champion Greg Rusedski was a first-round winner Monday at the $2.53 million BNP Paribas Masters, the last of nine Masters Series events this year.

Gonzalez, Lopez, Henman advance in Vienna

VIENNA, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Chilean Fernando Gonzalez, defending champ Feliciano Lopez of Spain and Englishman Tim Henman were opening-round winners Monday at the BA-CA Tennis Trophy.

Ferrero loses at Palermo tourney

PALERMO, Italy, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Juan Carlos Ferrero Friday lost his quarter-final match in the $390,000 Palermo International tennis tournament in Italy.

Robredo, Ferrero win; Ferrer loses

PALERMO, Italy, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Spanish stars Tommy Robredo and Juan Carlos Ferrero both won Tuesday at the Palermo International.

Swiss Open quarterfinals set

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 7 (UPI) -- Chile's Nicolas Massu reached the quarterfinals at the $500,000 Swiss Open in Gstaad Thursday while third-seeded Czech Radek Stepanek lost.

Gaudio advances at Swiss Open

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 6 (UPI) -- Gaston Gaudio of Argentina defeated Italian Davide Sanguinetti 6-2, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals at the $500,000 Swiss Open in Gstaad, Switzerland.

Most play at Swiss Open rained out

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 4 (UPI) -- Heavy rains postponed most of the action in the first day of the Swiss Open Monday.

Davydenko, Nadal,Volandri, Ferrer win

PALERMO, Italy, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Nikolay Davydenko, Rafael Nadal, Filippo Volandri and David Ferrer, all seeded in the top 10, won opening matches in the Palermo International Tuesday.

Top five seeds win in Austria

KITZBUHEL, Austria, July 21 (UPI) -- The top five seeds, including No. 1 Rainer Schuettler, picked up victories in the second round Wednesday at the Generali Open Kitzbuhel.

Schuettler advances in German tournament

HALLE, Germany, June 10 (UPI) -- Rainer Schuettler, the No. 2 seed, beat Joachim Johansson Thursday in the second round of Germany's Gerry Weber Open.

Ivanisevic wins in return; Novak withdraws

MILAN, Italy, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Goran Ivanisevic made a successful return to the court while top-seeded Jiri Novak made an unexpected exit Tuesday at the Milan Indoors.
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Andreas Seppi
Andy Roddick, U.S.A, eighth seed, servesl to Italy's Andreas Seppi in the second set of third-round action during U.S. Open tennis championship at the U.S. National Tennis Center on August 31, 2008 in Flushing Meadows, New York. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)

Andreas Seppi (born 21 February 1984 in Bolzano, Italy) is a professional tennis player from South Tyrol, northern Italy, who turned professional in 2000. He considers clay and hardcourts his favourite surfaces and is coached by Massimo Sartori. His career high was #27, achieved on 7 July 2008.

Seppi turned pro in 2000 playing exclusively on the ATP Futures and ATP Challenger Series circuit for three season. He won his first Futures event in 2003, Munich, Germany defeating Lars Übel in addition he qualified for his first two ATP events in Kitzbühel and Bucharest where he was defeated by Olivier Mutis and José Acasuso respectively.

2004 Seppi made his Davis Cup debut against Georgia losing to Irakli Labadze in 5 sets. In Kitzbühel Seppi failed to convert 10 match points against Rainer Schüttler in a second round loss, then a few weeks later Seppi was able to gain revenge for this loss. In his Grand Slam debut as a qualifer he defeated Schüttler from 2 sets to 0 down. Seppi finished the 2005 season in the top 100 for the first time. He qualified for four ATP Masters Series events with his best performance in Hamburg where he reached the quarter finals. In Davis Cup Seppi came back from 2 sets to 0 down and defeated Juan Carlos Ferrero 5–7, 3–6, 6–0, 6–3, 6–2, before losing to Rafael Nadal in the reverse singles. After this performance, he reached his first ATP Tour semi final in Palermo where he defeated defending champion Tomáš Berdych, before falling to Igor Andreev.

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