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John Isner, Marin Cilic move on with Delray Beach wins

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Second-seeded John Isner and No. 7 Marin Cilic each advanced to the quarterfinals of the Delray Beach Open tennis event with second-round wins Thursday.

No. 2 seed Feliciano Lopez tumbles at U.S. Indoor Championships

MEMPHIS, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain was upended by Croatia's Ivo Karlovic Thursday in second-round play at the U.S. National Indoor Championships.
Del Potro extends Swiss Indoors winning streak

Del Potro extends Swiss Indoors winning streak

BASEL, Switzerland, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Defending champion Juan Martin del Potro dropped only three games Thursday in advancing to the quarterfinals of the Swiss Indoors Basel.
Karlovic ousts Berdych at Swiss Indoors

Karlovic ousts Berdych at Swiss Indoors

BASEL, Switzerland, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Ivo Karlovic won a pair of tiebreakers in ousting second-seeded Tomas Berdych from the ATP's Swiss Indoors.

Donskoy gains spot in Kremlin Cup second round

MOSCOW, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Evgeny Donskoy defeated Marcos Baghdatis in three sets and was the only Russian to advance out of Tuesday's play at the ATP's Kremlin Cup tennis tournament.
Nishikori wins in three sets in Japan Open first round

Nishikori wins in three sets in Japan Open first round

TOKYO, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Defending champion Kei Nishikori rallied for a three-set win Tuesday in a first-round match at the ATP's Rakuten Japan Open.
Wawrinka tops Baghdatis at Malaysian Open

Wawrinka tops Baghdatis at Malaysian Open

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka claimed a spot in the Malaysian Open quarterfinals with a straight-set win Thursday.
Ferrer wins second rounder in Malaysia

Ferrer wins second rounder in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- World No. 4 David Ferrer won in straight sets but two other seeded players lost second-round matches Wednesday at the Malaysian Open tennis tournament.
Fognini among St. Petersburg first-round winners

Fognini among St. Petersburg first-round winners

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Fabio Fognini, seeded first in 2013 after a runner-up finish in the tournament last year, posted a straight-set win Tuesday at the St. Petersburg Open.

No. 1 Novak Djokovic, defending champ Andy Murray breeze at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and third-seeded defending champion Andy Murray each breezed into the round of 16 with wins Sunday at the U.S. Open.
James Blake's career ends with loss at U.S. Open

James Blake's career ends with loss at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Ivo Karlovic ended the career of American James Blake Wednesday with a five-set, late-night victory at the U.S. Open.

Del Potro, Isner reach Citi Open semifinals

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Juan Martin Del Potro and John Isner, seeking his second straight tournament title, both reached the semifinals Friday at the Citi Open.

Del Potro, Anderson win twice at Citi Open

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Juan Martin Del Potro and Kevin Anderson both had to win two matches Thursday to set up a quarterfinal meeting at the Citi Open.
Nadal stunned in Wimbledon opener; Federer advances

Nadal stunned in Wimbledon opener; Federer advances

LONDON, June 24 (UPI) -- Belgian Steve Darcis, ranked 135th in the world, upset No. 5 Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon Monday while Roger Federer advanced easily.

Evgeny Donskoy rallies over John Isner in the Netherlands

S'HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 17 (UPI) -- Russian Evgeny Donskoy pulled off an upset of second-seeded American John Isner Monday in first-round play of the grass-court Topshelf Open.
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Marcos Baghdatis
Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis hits a ball against Simone Boletti of Italy during their first round match of the French Tennis Open in Paris May 26, 2008.Boletti upset seventeen-seeded Baghdatis won 6-2, 6-4, 6-2. (UPI Photo/Eco Clement)
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Marcos Baghdatis (Greek: Μάρκος Παγδατής, IPA: ) (born 17 June 1985 in Limassol) is a Cypriot professional tennis player. He was the runner-up at the 2006 Australian Open and a semifinalist at the 2006 Wimbledon Championships and reached a career-high ATP ranking of 8 in August 2006. On 18 January 2010, he was ranked 31.

Marcos Baghdatis is the son of a Greek Cypriot mother and a Lebanese father, Christos, who migrated to Cyprus.

Baghdatis began playing tennis at age five with his father and brothers. He enjoys playing and watching football, and is a supporter of Apollon Limassol in Cyprus. He trained at the Mouratoglou Tennis Academy in Paris on an Olympic Solidarity Youth Development Programme Scholarship since the age of 13 and learned to speak French. He attended the Grammar School in Limassol.

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