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Few upsets in Rogers opening round

TORONTO, July 22 (UPI) -- Feliciano Lopez eliminated 11th-seeded Radek Stepanek, but all the other seeded players came away with first-round wins Monday at the Rogers Cup in Toronto.

Top-seeded Wawrinka advances in Swiss Open

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 9 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka survived a three-set battle with a wild card player Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals in the Swiss Open.
Mathieu through to Munich quarterfinals

Mathieu through to Munich quarterfinals

MUNICH, Germany, April 30 (UPI) -- No. 1-seeded Paul-Henri Mathieu and eighth-seeded Marin Cilic set up a quarterfinal match with victories Wednesday in the clay court BMW Open in Germany.

Roddick secures U.S. Davis Cup win

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 13 (UPI) -- Andy Roddick's win over Paul-Henri Mathieu Sunday gave the United States an insurmountable 3-1 lead over France in their Davis Cup quarterfinal.

Mathieu wins opener at Open 13 tennis

MARSEILLE, France, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu was a first-round winner Monday at the $1.13 million Open 13 tennis tournament.

Two-time champ Hewitt wins Adelaide opener

ADELAIDE, Australia, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Two-time champion and top seed Lleyton Hewitt was among Tuesday's opening-round winners at the Adelaide International in Australia.

Davydenko moves on at St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Nikolay Davydenko led Wednesday's winners at the $1 million St. Petersburg Open at St. Petersburg, Russia.

Davydenko, Safin in second round in Moscow

MOSCOW, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Top-seeded, defending champion Nikolay Davydenko and fifth-seeded Marat Safin were among Tuesday's winners at the $1 million ATP Kremlin Cup in Moscow.

Murray advances, Mathieu loses in Metz

METZ, France, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Brit Andy Murray advanced but fourth-seeded Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu lost Tuesday at the $500,000 Open de Moselle.

Blake to meet Fish in Pilot Pen finals

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Third-seeded James Blake battled his way into the Pilot Pen title match Friday night, defeating Paul-Henri Mathieu, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, in New Haven, Conn.

Blake wins twice to reach Pilot Pen semis

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- James Blake won two matches Thursday to battle his way into the semifinals of the Pilot Pen at New Haven, Conn.

Defending champion wins at Pilot Pen

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Defending champion Nikolay Davydenko moved into the quarterfinals Wednesday at the Pilot Pen, a final tune-up for the U.S. Open.

Andreev surprises Gasquet in quarterfinals

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 13 (UPI) -- Igor Andreev pulled off an upset Friday, eliminating defending champion and Wimbledon semifinalist Richard Gasquet at the Swiss Open.

Gasquet top seed left in Swiss Open

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 12 (UPI) -- Richard Gasquet Thursday reached the quarterfinals of the Allianz Suisse Open with a 6-3, 6-4, win over Kristof Vliegen.

Rain disrupts tennis in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 21 (UPI) -- Ivo Karlovic won the only quarterfinal match completed Thursday as rain disrupted play at the Nottingham Open in Nottingham, England.
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Paul-Henri Mathieu of France reacts after losing a point in his 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 defeat to Roger Federer of Switzerland on day 6 at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships in Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City on September 4, 2010. UPI/John Angelillo
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Paul-Henri Mathieu (born January 12, 1982 in Strasbourg, France) is a French tennis player.

Mathieu was born in Strasbourg, France. He first began playing tennis at age 3, with his older brother Pierre-Yves. Between 1997 and 2000 he trained at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Bradenton, Florida. After having won the Junior title at the French Open (defeating Tommy Robredo), he made his ATP tour debut in July 2000, in Kitzb├╝hel.

2002 was Mathieu's breakthrough year. He made the 4th round of the French Open, losing to Andre Agassi in 5 sets, despite having a 2 set lead. Later on in the year, he confirmed his potential by winning back to back tournaments in Moscow and Lyon. On October 14 he became world no. 36 and his progess won him the ATP Newcomer of the Year award for 2002. He also nearly won the Davis Cup in 2002 with the French Davis Cup team, but lost the deciding rubber of the final to Mikhail Youzhny of Russia, once more after relinquishing a 2 set advantage.

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