Wawrinka, Hanescu win in Swiss Open

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 28 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Swiss favorite Stanislas Wawrinka and reigning champion Victor Hanescu of Romania advanced Tuesday at the Swiss Open
Nadal triumphs again

Nadal triumphs again

TORONTO, July 27 (UPI) -- Spaniard Rafael Nadal won the Rogers Masters in Toronto Sunday, his 30th title on the ATP Tour.

Nadal to face Kiefer in Rogers Cup final

TORONTO, July 26 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Rafael Nadal and unseeded German Nicolas Kiefer won their semifinal matches Saturday and will meet Sunday for the $2,615,000 Rogers Masters title.

Federer wins easily at Basel

BASEL, Switzerland, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Roger Federer won his match Thursday while No. 4 seed James Blake lost at the Swiss Indoors Tennis Tournament in Basel.

Robredo, Gonzalez reach China Open final

BEIJING, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Tommy Robredo and Fernando Gonzalez will meet in Sunday's final at the $500,000 China Open.

Berdych, Ljubicic win in openers in Ohio

MASON, Ohio, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Tomas Berdych and Ivan Ljubicic were first-round winners Monday at the $2.45 million Western & Southern Financial Group Masters.

Davydenko, Gaudio win in Hamburg Masters

HAMBURG, Germany, May 16 (UPI) -- Four seeds had opening-round wins Tuesday at the $2.45 million Masters Series Hamburg, including Russian Nikolay Davydenko and Argentine Gaston Gaudio.

Hewitt wins Pac Life second-rounder

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 13 (UPI) -- Two-time winner Lleyton Hewitt led Monday's second-round winners at the $2.725 million Pacific Life Open at Indian Wells, Calif. Hewitt posted a 7-6 (7-3), 2-6, 6-4 victory over former top-10 German Rainer Schuettler.

Federer reaches Australian Open final

MELBOURNE, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Roger Federer of Switzerland advanced to Sunday's Australian Open final with a four-set semifinal victory over German Nicolas Kiefer Friday.

Federer, Grosjean advance in Aus. Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Roger Federer got past Russian Nikolay Davydenko in four sets, and German Nicolas Kiefer downed Frenchman Sebastien Grosjean at the Australian Open. The top-seeded/world No. 1 Federer was tested by the fifth-seeded Davydenko in a hard-fought 6-4, 3-6, 7-6

Davydenko, Kiefer to quarters in Aus. Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Russian Nikolay Davydenko fought back from a two-set deficit to outlast Dominik Hrbaty in a fourth-round match during Monday's play at the 2006 Australian Open. The fifth-seeded Davydenko was down 6-4, 6-4 to the 12th-seeded Slovakian before rallying the

Federer into Australian Open third round

MELBOURNE, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Roger Federer of Switzerland posted a straight-set win over German Florian Mayer in Thursday's second-round action at the 2006 Australian Open. World No. 1 and the 2004 Melbourne titlist, Federer blasted Mayer 6-1, 6-4, 6-0 in just 72 minutes at Rod Laver

Johansson, Youzhny win St. Petersburg open

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Swede Thomas Johansson and defending champion Mikhail Youzhny of Russia were first-round winners Tuesday at the St. Petersburg Open.

Federer, Hewitt reach U.S. Open quarters

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Reigning champion Roger Federer and former winner Lleyton Hewitt moved Monday to the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open.

Agassi advances at Rogers Masters

MONTREAL, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Andre Agassi was among Wednesday's second-round winners at the $2.22 million Rogers Masters.
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Nicolas Kiefer
NJP2000090702 -07 SEPTEMBER 2000 - FLUSHING MEADOWS NY, USA: Marat Safin (RUS) returns a Forehand of Nicolas Kiefer (GER). Safin went on to defeat Kiefer in 4 sets to advance to the Semifinals at the U.S. Open on September 7. cc/ ja/John Angelillo UPI

Nicolas Kiefer (born 5 July 1977 in Holzminden), is a German tennis player. His mother, Nicole, is French. He won a silver medal in men's doubles with partner Rainer Schüttler at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.

Kiefer was taken notice of as an outstanding junior. He won the Junior Australian Open, US Open and was a finalist and semi-finalist at Wimbledon and the French Open finishing as the number 2 junior behind Zabaleta when he was 18.

On 10 January 2000, he reached his second quarterfinal at the Australian Open and afterwards was ranked World No. 4, his highest position to date.

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