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Hypo Group resumes after Sunday rainout

PORTSCHACH, Austria, May 22 (UPI) -- Former world No. 1 Aussie Lleyton Hewitt and third-seeded Slovak Dominik Hrbaty were upset Monday at the Hypo Group Tennis International in Austria.

Federer, Nadal make Rome semifinals

ROME, May 12 (UPI) -- Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were winners Friday in the quarterfinals of the Italian Masters tennis tournament in Rome.

Federer, Nadal win again at Rome

ROME, May 11 (UPI) -- Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Roddick Thursday all won their third-round matches at the clay-court Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome. Federer, the top seed, beat No. 14 Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic, 6-1, 6-4. The 2nd-seeded Nadal of Sp

Nadal meets Robredo in all-Spanish final

BARCELONA, Spain, April 29 (UPI) -- French Open Champion Rafael Nadal will play fellow Spaniard Tommy Robredo in Sunday's final of the 2006 Open SEAT tennis championship in Barcelona, Spain.

Nadal wins again at Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain, April 28 (UPI) -- Reigning French Open champion Rafael Nadal Friday advanced to the semifinals at the Open SEAT Tennis Tournament at Barcelona, Spain.

Coria, Ferrer reach third round in Spain

BARCELONA, Spain, April 25 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Argentine Guillermo Coria and fifth-seeded Spaniard David Ferrer were among second-round winners at the $1.055 million Open SEAT event.

Almagro titles at Valencia

VALENCIA, Spain, April 16 (UPI) -- Qualifier Nicolas Almagro of Spain beat Gilles Simon of France, 6-2, 6-3, Sunday in the final of the Valencia Open Tennis Tournament at Valencia, Spain.

Safin loses semifinal at Valencia

VALENCIA, Spain, April 15 (UPI) -- Qualifier Nicolas Almagro of Spain beat two-time Grand Slam champion Marat Safin in three sets Saturday in the semifinals at the Valencia (Spain) Open.

Safin makes semis at Valencia

VALENCIA, Spain, April 14 (UPI) -- Two-time Grand Slam champion Marat Safin of Russia led Friday's quarterfinal winners at the Valencia tennis Open in Spain.

Safin, Gaudio advance at Valencia

VALENCIA, Spain, April 13 (UPI) -- Marat Safin and Gaston Gaudio won their second-round matches Thursday at the clay-court Valencia Open in Valencia, Spain.

Davydenko and Ferrer out in Valencia

VALENCIA, Spain, April 11 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Russian Nikolay Davydenko and last year's runner-up, Spaniard David Ferrer, were both upset Tuesday at the $410,000 Valencia Open in Spain.

Chela, Horna make final at Acapulco

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 4 (UPI) -- Juan Ignacio Chela and Luis Horna Friday won their semifinals matches at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel tennis event at Acapulco, Mexico.

Gaudio, Chela win at Acapulco

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 3 (UPI) -- Gaston Gaudio and Juan Ignacio Chela Thursday were quarterfinal winners at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel tennis tournament in Acapulco, Mexico.

Gaudio wins, Moya loses at Acapulco

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 2 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Gaston Gaudio was a winner Wednesday night in the second round of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel tennis tournament at Acapulco, Mexico.

Chela a surprise loser at the Brasil Open

COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Juan Ignacio Chela was a surprise quarterfinal loser on Thursday at the Brasil Open in Costa do Sauipe, Brazil.
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Nicolas Almagro of Spain serves to French Jeremy Chardy fourth round match at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris, June 1, 2008.Almagro won 7-6, 7-6, 7-5. (UPI Photo/Eco Clement)
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Nicolas Almagro Sanchez Rolle (Spanish: Nicolás Almagro Sánchez Rolle; born 21 August 1985 in Murcia, Spain) is a professional Spanish tennis player, ranked 10 on the ATP World Tour.

Almagro won the gold medal at the 2005 Mediterranean Games by defeating compatriot Guillermo García López 6–2, 7–5 in the final in Almería, Spain.

In April 2006, Almagro won his maiden ATP tournament title – the Open de Tenis Comunidad Valenciana (Valencia, Spain). Almagro was forced to come through the qualification rounds just to make this event, but that did not stop him from winning 8 matches in a row including 3 set victories over former world #1's Juan Carlos Ferrero and Marat Safin.

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