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Clement, Fish ousted in Legg Mason

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Arnaud Clement and Mardy Fish were both second-round losers Wednesday at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic.

Blake reaches Indy quarterfinals

INDIANAPOLIS, July 26 (UPI) -- James Blake Thursday secured a berth in the quarterfinals of the Indianapolis Tennis Championships with a 6-4, 6-2, victory over Ricardo Mello.

Roddick, Blake have first-round wins

INDIANAPOLIS, July 24 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Americans Andy Roddick and James Blake won their first-round matches Tuesday at the Indianapolis Tennis Championships.

Karlovic wins the Nottingham Open

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 23 (UPI) -- Unseeded Ivo Karlovic Saturday topped Arnaud Clement 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 to win the final of the Nottingham Open in Nottingham, England.

Clement advances to Nottingham title match

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 22 (UPI) -- Eighth-seeded Arnaud Clement won twice Friday to earn a finals berth at the Nottingham Open, a grass-court tennis tournament in England.

Rain disrupts tennis in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 21 (UPI) -- Ivo Karlovic won the only quarterfinal match completed Thursday as rain disrupted play at the Nottingham Open in Nottingham, England.

Tursunov, Henman win Nottingham openers

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 19 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Russian Dmitry Tursunov and former Top 10 Englishman Tim Henman led Tuesday's first-round winners at The Nottingham Open.

Two-time champion Gasquet wins

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 18 (UPI) -- Two-time defending champion Richard Gasquet of France was among the first-round tennis winners Monday at The Nottingham Open.

Nadal ousted from Artois Championships

LONDON, June 15 (UPI) -- World No. 2 Rafael Nadal was upset in quarterfinal play at the $900,000 Artois Championships grass-court tournament in London.

Roddick powers way into Artois quarters

LONDON, June 14 (UPI) -- Andy Roddick Thursday powered his way into the quarterfinals of the $900,000 Artois Championships grass-court tennis tournament in London. Roddick, a three-time winner of the event and seeded second this week, used 22 aces to defeat Alex Bogdanovic, 4-6,

Roddick, Ljubicic claim second-round wins

LONDON, June 12 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Andy Roddick and No. 5 Ivan Ljubicic both won Tuesday and advanced to the third round of the $900,000 Artois Championships in London. Roddick, who won the tournament three consecutive years from 2003-2005, swept past Radek Stepanek 6-4, 6-4

Karlovic wins Clay Court final

HOUSTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Ivo Karlovic Sunday beat Mariano Zabaleta, 6-4, 6-1, to win the title in a battle of unseeded players at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston.

Karlovic, Zabaleta make Houston final

HOUSTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Ivo Karlovic beat Spaniard Albert Montanes in straight sets in the first semifinal Saturday at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston.

Blake wins, Haas loses at Houston

HOUSTON, April 14 (UPI) -- Second-seeded James Blake was a winner Friday in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston.

James Blake leads winners at Houston

HOUSTON, April 12 (UPI) -- Second-seeded James Blake was among Thursday's winners at the Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston.
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Ivo Karlovic
Andre Agassi (USA), who is seeded seventh, challenges Ivo Karlovic of Croatia during the US Open on September 1, 2005 in New York City. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
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Infobox last updated on: May 11, 2009.

Ivo Karlović (born February 28, 1979 in Zagreb, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia) is a Croatian tennis player. He has won four ATP singles titles: three in 2007 and one in 2008. He has also defeated several highly ranked opponents including Roger Federer (who was ranked No. 1 at the time), Lleyton Hewitt, Novak Djokovic, Andy Roddick, Fernando González, and James Blake.

He is the tallest player ever on the ATP Tour at 208 cm (6 ft 10 in). Although born in Zagreb, his surname Karlović reflects descent from the Zadar region of Dalmatia, along Croatia's coastline, which in turn forms a part of the Dinaric Alps which have the tallest average male height in Europe.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Ivo Karlovic."
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