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Nishikori advances to quarterfinals at Japan Open

Nishikori advances to quarterfinals at Japan Open

TOKYO, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Defending champion Kei Nishikori advanced to the quarterfinals of the Rakuten Japan Open with a straight-set win Thursday.
Del Potro wins, Tsonga beaten at Japan Open

Del Potro wins, Tsonga beaten at Japan Open

TOKYO, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro advanced but No. 2 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was defeated Wednesday at the Rakuten Japan Open.
Tsonga among early winners at Japan Open

Tsonga among early winners at Japan Open

TOKYO, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated French countryman Gael Monfils in a first-round match Monday at the Rakuten Japan Open tennis tournament.
Igor Sijsling advances on Thailand Open upset

Igor Sijsling advances on Thailand Open upset

BANGKOK, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Igor Sijsling claimed an upset win Monday as the Thailand Open began with three first-round matches.
Djokovic advances with straight-set win at U.S. Open

Djokovic advances with straight-set win at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Top-ranked Novak Djokovic recorded a three-set win Friday to join defending champ Andy Murray in the third round of the U.S. Open.

Querrey top seed left at Winston-Salem Open

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Sam Querrey became the highest seed remaining Wednesday when he outlasted Jarkko Nieminen in the third round of the Winston-Salem Open.

Most seeded players advance at Winston-Salem Open

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy was ousted from the Winston-Salem Open Tuesday in three sets by U.S. qualifier Steve Johnson.
Berdych advances to third round of Aegon Championships

Berdych advances to third round of Aegon Championships

LONDON, June 12 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Tomas Berdych needed only an hour Wednesday to claim a second-round win at the Aegon Championships tennis tournament in London.

Juan Martin del Potro, Sam Querrey advance at Queen's Club

LONDON, June 11 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Juan Martin del Potro returned from an illness with a win and No. 6 Sam Querrey also advanced Tuesday in Round 2 of the Aegon Championships.
Federer, Ferrer roll into French Open third round

Federer, Ferrer roll into French Open third round

PARIS, May 29 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Roger Federer and fourth-seeded David Ferrer lost just 10 games between them Wednesday in advancing to the third round of the French Open.
Monaco takes ATP's inaugural Power Horse Cup

Monaco takes ATP's inaugural Power Horse Cup

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 25 (UPI) -- Juan Monaco capped a Power Horse Cup tennis tournament without dropping a set, beating Jarkko Nieminen 6-4, 6-3 in Saturday's final in Germany.
Monaco, Nieminen win ATP semis in Germany

Monaco, Nieminen win ATP semis in Germany

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 24 (UPI) -- Juan Monaco and Jarkko Nieminen posted wins Friday that put them in the finals of the Power Horse Cup tennis tournament in Germany.
Pella posts second upset at Power Horse Cup

Pella posts second upset at Power Horse Cup

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 23 (UPI) -- Qualifier Guido Pella continued his upset run Thursday with a straight-set win in quarterfinal play of the Power Horse Cup tennis tournament in Germany.

Pella beats Top 10 player at ATP tournament in Germany

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 22 (UPI) -- Qualifier Guido Pella defeated a Top 10 player Wednesday in gaining a spot in the quarterfinals of the Power Horse Cup tennis tournament in Germany.
Nieminen wins at ATP's Power Horse Cup

Nieminen wins at ATP's Power Horse Cup

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 20 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Jarkko Nieminen posted a straight-set win Monday in a first-round match of the first Power House Cup tennis tournament in Germany.
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NYP99090709 - 07 SEPTEMBER 1999 - NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) returns a serve during his Junior Boys doubles match with Todor Enev (Bulgaria) during their September 7 match at the 1999 U. S. Open in Flushing Meadows, New York. Nieminen/Enev defeated Chvets/Nijaki 6-2, 5-7, 6-4. jr/ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
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Jarkko Kalervo Nieminen (born July 23, 1981 in Masku, Finland) is a professional tennis player from Finland.

His highest ranking is 13th which was archived on July 10, 2006. He has won one ATP singles title and two doubles titles in his career so far. His best performances in Grand Slam tournaments have been reaching the quarter-finals of the 2005 U.S. Open, 2006 Wimbledon Championships, and the 2008 Australian Open.

Arguably Finland's best ever player, Nieminen is the highest ranked Finn ever, and is also the first and so far only Finnish player to have won an ATP singles title and to have reached the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam event.

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