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It's Guccione vs. Tursunov in Sydney final

It's Guccione vs. Tursunov in Sydney final

SYDNEY, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Wild-card entrant Chris Guccione collected a three-set victory Friday and earned a finals berth at the Medibank International tennis tournament in Sydney.
Guccione continues upset run in Sydney

Guccione continues upset run in Sydney

SYDNEY, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Wild-card entrant Chris Guccione Thursday defeated a second seeded foe in as many days and reached the semifinals of the Medibank International in Sydney.
Tursunov gets better of Gasquet in Sydney

Tursunov gets better of Gasquet in Sydney

SYDNEY, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Dmitry Tursunov ousted top-seeded Richard Gasquet in second-round play Wednesday at the Medibank International tennis tournament in Sydney, Australia.
Hewitt wins first-rounder in Sydney

Hewitt wins first-rounder in Sydney

SYDNEY, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Lleyton Hewitt, a four-time winner of the event, notched a first-round victory Tuesday in the Medibank International tennis tournament in Sydney.
Upsets mark Day One in Adelaide tournament

Upsets mark Day One in Adelaide tournament

ADELAIDE, Australia, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Three seeded players, including No. 4 Gilles Simon, were ousted Monday in first-round play at the Next Generation Adelaide tennis tournament in Australia.

Murray, Baghdatis, Ginepri win in Madrid

MADRID, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Britain's Andy Murray, Cyprus' Marcos Baghdatis and American Robby Ginepri were among Monday's first-round winners at the Madrid Masters tennis tournament.

Davydenko makes another semifinal

MOSCOW, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Nikolay Davydenko Friday earned his seventh semifinal berth of the year with a straight-set win at the $1 million Kremlin Cup in Moscow.

Davydenko moves to Kremlin Cup quarters

MOSCOW, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Defending champion Nikolay Davydenko earned a quarterfinals spot with a straight-set victory Thursday in the $1 million Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow.

Youzhny advances indoor mastery

MOSCOW, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Mikhail Youzhny ran his 2007 indoor record to 13-2 with a win Wednesday at the $1 million Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow.

Starace drops Kremlin Cup opener

MOSCOW, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Potito Starace was ousted in first-round play at the $1 million ATP Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow.

Federer to join Swiss Davis Cup team

LONDON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Roger Federer, who bypassed Davis Cup play ahead of Grand Slam events, said he will play for Switzerland in a playoff against the Czech Republic.

Nadal advances at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal had a shorter-than-expected match at the U.S. Open Friday night, while Novak Djokovic survived an encounter that went on and on and on.

Federer-Djokovic Rogers Masters final set

MONTREAL, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Top-seed and defending champion Roger Federer will meet Novak Djokovic in Sunday's final at the $2.45 million Rogers Masters in Montreal.

Federer wins, Roddick loses in Montreal

MONTREAL, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the top two seeds, advanced toward a championship showdown Friday with victories at the Rogers Masters in Montreal.

Federer storms into Rogers quarterfinals

MONTREAL, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Roddick all reached the quarterfinals Thursday at the Rogers Masters in Montreal.
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Radek Stepanek
Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic returns a shot to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their semi-final match on Court Central at the Rogers Cup ATP Masters Series at Uniprix Stadium in Montreal on August 11, 2007. Federer won 7-6, 6-2 to advance to the finals. (UPI Photo/Grace Chiu).
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Radek Štěpánek (born 27 November 1978 in Karviná) (Czech pronunciation: ) is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic.

Štěpánek turned professional in 1997. He started on tour as a doubles specialist, winning 12 ATP titles. Since 2002, Štěpánek has focused on being a better singles player while still playing top-level doubles. He is known for his after the shot grunting, his over the top celebrations and his many relationships with WTA players.

Štěpánek first came to mainstream notice when he defeated former world no.1 Gustavo Kuerten in 5 sets on his way to the 3rd round of the 2003 Australian Open.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Radek Stepanek."
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