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Milos Raonic tumbles to Gael Monfils at Gerry Weber Open

HALLE, Germany, June 11 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Canadian star Milos Raonic took an early exit from the Gerry Weber Open Tuesday, falling in the first round to France's Gael Monfils.
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.

Richard Gasquet, Grigor Dimitrov open BNL International with wins

ROME, May 12 (UPI) -- Ninth-seeded Richard Gasquet of France and Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov were among the Opening Day winners Sunday at the BNL International event in Rome.
Stepanek, Monfils advance to BMW Open second round

Stepanek, Monfils advance to BMW Open second round

MUNICH, Germany, April 30 (UPI) -- Radek Stepanek and Gael Monfils came away with first-round upset wins Tuesday at the BMW Open tennis tournament in Germany.
Djokovic in easy first-round in Dubai

Djokovic in easy first-round in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- World No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic rolled through a first-round win Tuesday at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Benneteau ousts Federer in Rotterdam

Benneteau ousts Federer in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Julien Benneteau ousted world No. 2-ranked Roger Federer in straight sets Friday at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in the Netherland.

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Federer, del Potro advance in Rotterdam

Federer, del Potro advance in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Top seeds Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro advanced Thursday, gaining quarterfinal spots at the ABM AMRO World Tennis Tournament in the Netherlands.
Federer wins easily in Rotterdam

Federer wins easily in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Roger Federer opened defense of his ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament title with a 58-minute win Wednesday in the Netherlands.

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Croat Cilic advances in Zagreb

Croat Cilic advances in Zagreb

ZAGREB, Croatia, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Home-country favorite Marin Cilic beat Grega Zemlja in straight sets Thursday in second-round play of the PBZ Zagreb Indoors tennis tournament in Croatia.
Youzhny advances in Zagreb indoors

Youzhny advances in Zagreb indoors

ZAGREB, Croatia, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Defending champion Mikhail Youzhny breezed to a second-round win over Igor Sijsling Wednesday at the PBZ Zagreb Indoors tennis tournament in Croatia.

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Djokovic runs Australian Open streak to 17 matches

Djokovic runs Australian Open streak to 17 matches

MELBOURNE, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Novak Djokovic ran his Australian Open winning streak to 17 matches with a third-round win Friday.
Djokovic sharp in 2nd-round Australian win

Djokovic sharp in 2nd-round Australian win

MELBOURNE, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic had little trouble in a straight-set, second-round victory Wednesday at the Australian 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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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Marcos Baghdatis."
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