Ancic, Baghdatis win at the Ordina Open

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 22 (UPI) -- Mario Ancic and Marcos Baghdatis Thursday were among the quarterfinal winners at the Ordina Open Tennis Tournament in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.

Spadea, Goldstein, Fish win at Houston

HOUSTON, April 13 (UPI) -- Vincent Spadea, Paul Goldstein and Mardy Fish all won their second-round matches Thursday at the U.S. Clay Court Championships in Houston.

Roger Federer wins men's Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Roger Federer came from behind Sunday to beat Marcos Baghdatis in four sets and capture his second Australian Open title in three years.

Baghdatis moves to Australian Open finals

MELBOURNE, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis beat fourth-seeded Argentine David Nalbandian in five sets Thursday to reach the final at the 2006 Australian Open.

Roddick ousted by Baghdatis

MELBOURNE, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Andy Roddick was eliminated by Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, in fourth-round play Sunday at the 2006 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)

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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