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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.

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray move on at Western & Southern Open

CINCINNATI, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Andy Murray bounced back from last week's unexpected setback Wednesday with a second-round victory at the Western & Southern Open.

James Blake wins, Nicolas Almagro falls in Cincinnati upsets

CINCINNATI, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- American veteran James Blake was a surprise winner but 13th-seeded Nicolas Almagro took a tumble Monday in opening-day play at the Western & Southern Open.

Granollers stops Monaco in three sets at ATP Austria final

KITZBUHEL, Austria, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Marcel Granollers picked up his first ATP title in nearly two years with a three-set victory Saturday over Juan Monaco, winning the bet-at-home Cup in Austria.
Haase back in semifinals in Austria

Haase back in semifinals in Austria

KITZBUHEL, Austria, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Two-time defending champion Robin Haase gained a semifinals spot in the bet-at-home Cup tournament in Austria with an upset Thursday of Fernando Verdasco.
Monaco, Verdasco win at ATP stop in Austria

Monaco, Verdasco win at ATP stop in Austria

KITZBUHEL, Austria, July 31 (UPI) -- Highly seeded Juan Monaco and Fernando Verdasco claimed straight-set wins Wednesday in second-round play at the bet-at-home Cup tennis tournament in Austria.

Mikhail Youzhny, Robin Haase reach Gstaad finals

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 27 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia kept up his surge at the Swiss Open in Gstaad, knocking off Victor Hanescu in Saturday's semifinals.

Wawrinka drops out of Swiss Open with injury

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 26 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland was forced to retire from his quarterfinal match at the Swiss Open Friday when he injured his lower back.

Brands posts upset over Federer

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 25 (UPI) -- Daniel Brands ousted top-seeded Roger Federer in Thursday's second-round play of the Swiss Open.
Wawrinka, seeded players sweep matches at Swiss Open

Wawrinka, seeded players sweep matches at Swiss Open

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 24 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka claimed a straight-set win Wednesday that lifted him into the quarterfinals of the Swiss Open.
Federer given stern test by Florian Mayer

Federer given stern test by Florian Mayer

HAMBURG, Germany, July 19 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Roger Federer survived a stiff challenge from Florian Mayer before claiming a three-set win in the quarterfinals of the German Tennis Championships.

Delbonis, Mayer surprise third-round winners in Germany

HAMBURG, Germany, July 18 (UPI) -- Qualifier Federico Delbonis and Florian Mayer had upset victories Thursday that lifted them into the quarterfinals of the German Tennis Championships.
Federer, Haas win in three sets in Germany

Federer, Haas win in three sets in Germany

HAMBURG, Germany, July 17 (UPI) -- Top seeds Roger Federer and Tommy Haas both needed three sets Wednesday to reach the third round of the German Tennis Championships.

De Bakker moves into Swedish Open semifinals

BASTAD, Sweden, July 12 (UPI) -- Thiemo de Bakker ousted top-seeded Tomas Berdych in straight sets Friday and gained a spot in the semifinals of the Skistar Swedish Open.
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James Blake (USA), who is seeded fifth, returns theball to Juan Monaco of Argentina at the US Open held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2006 in New York. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)...
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Juan Mónaco (born March 29, 1984 in Tandil), nicknamed "Pico", is a male tennis player from Argentina. He dated Argentinian model and actress Luisana Lopilato until May 2009. He is sponsored by adidas and Yonex.

Started playing at age six. His father, Héctor, is a businessman and mother, Cristina, is an architect. He has two siblings. He enjoys spending time at home in Tandil with family and friends. Favorite sports to follow are soccer and basketball. His favorite teams are Estudiantes de La Plata and the San Antonio Spurs. His favorite surface is clay. He grew up idolizing Andre Agassi and countryman Mariano Zabaleta. He also enjoys going to the cinema. His favorite movies are "Gladiator" and "Lord of the Rings" series. He is coached by former ATP pro Luis Lobo of Argentina. Juan Mónaco clothing and equipment are sponsored by adidas and Yonex.

In 2002 Monaco made his pro circuit debut. On February 12 he won his first Tournament in Jamaica F20, Montego Bay by defeating Francisco Rodriguez of Paraguay. He ended the year ranked no. 470 in the singles.

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