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Brazilians Bellucci, Dutra Silva log upsets in Sao Paulo

SAO PAULO, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Brazilian wild cards Thomaz Bellucci and Rogerio Dutra Silva each logged an upset of a seeded opponent Tuesday, highlighting Day 2 play at the Brasil Open.

Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci notches first-round victory at Rio Open

RIO DE JANERIO, Brazil, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Crowd favorite Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil scored a first-round victory at the inaugural Rio Open Monday, rallying to overcome Colombia's Santiago Giraldo.

David Ferrer, Nicolas Almagro into Buenos Aires quarterfinals

BUENOS AIRES, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Two-time defending champ David Ferrer and 2011 winner Nicolas Almagro each advanced to the quarterfinals Thursday at the Copa Claro in Argentina.

Fabio Fognini to face Leonardo Mayer in Chile Open final

VINA DEL MAR, Chile, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Fabio Fognini got past Nicolas Almagro and Leonardo Mayer also advanced Saturday in the semifinals of the Chile Open tennis tournament.

No. 1 seed Fabio Fognini advances to Chile Open semifinals

VINA DEL MAR, Chile, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Fabio Fognini of Italy reached the semifinals of the Chile Open Friday, beating fifth-seeded Frenchman Jeremy Chardy in three sets.

Mayer ousts former champion in Chile

VINA DEL MAR, Chile, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Leonardo Mayer surprised second-seeded Tommy Robredo Wednesday in the second round of the Chile Open.
Ferrer has three-set challenge at Heineken Open

Ferrer has three-set challenge at Heineken Open

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- World No. 3-ranked David Ferrer got by Donald Young Wednesday in gaining a spot in the quarterfinals of the Heineken Open tennis tournament in New Zealand.
Jack Sock among first-round ATP winners in New Zealand

Jack Sock among first-round ATP winners in New Zealand

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Wild-card invitee Jack Sock needed only 61 minutes Monday to finish off a first-round win at the ATP's Heineken Open in New Zealand.
Karlovic beats Berdych at Qatar Open

Karlovic beats Berdych at Qatar Open

DOHA, Qatar, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- World No. 7-ranked Tomas Berdych was ousted by Ivo Karlovic in straight sets Monday at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open tennis tournament without dropping his serve.
Tsonga beaten in Paris, will miss out on London

Tsonga beaten in Paris, will miss out on London

PARIS, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Jo-Wilfried Tsonga saw his hopes of qualifying for the ATP Tour Finals end Tuesday with an upset loss at the Paris Masters.
Cilic returns from ban, wins Paris Masters first-rounder

Cilic returns from ban, wins Paris Masters first-rounder

PARIS, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Marin Cilic returned from a doping ban with a first-round win Monday at the ATP's BNP Paribas Paris Masters.
Benoit Paire among first-day winners at Stockholm Open

Benoit Paire among first-day winners at Stockholm Open

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- No. 6-seeded Benoit Paire had a pair of breaks in each set Monday in winning a first-round match at the If Stockholm Open ATP tennis tournament.
Haas, Isner claim wins at Shanghai Masters

Haas, Isner claim wins at Shanghai Masters

SHANGHAI, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Seeded players Tommy Haas and John Isner posted wins Monday in first-round play of the Shanghai Rolex Masters tennis tournament.
Ferrer wins third-set tiebreaker to advance at China Open

Ferrer wins third-set tiebreaker to advance at China Open

BEIJING, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Third-seeded David Ferrer needed a third-set tiebreaker Tuesday to advance out of the first round of the China Open tennis tournament.
Rosol gains spot in Thailand Open second round

Rosol gains spot in Thailand Open second round

BANGKOK, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- No. 8-seeded Lukas Rosol survived a three-set challenge Tuesday from Lukasz Kubot in advancing at the ATP's Thailand Open.
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Santiago Giraldo Salazar (born November 27, 1987) is a Colombian male tennis player from Pereira in Colombia. He plays on the ATP tour and represents Colombia in the Davis Cup competition.

Since turning professional in 2006, Santiago Giraldo has competed in lower events at Buenos Aries, Bogotá and Asunción. He reached the final at Bogotá in October 2007 but he lost out in straight sets. Giraldo reached his first Grand Slam main draw at the 2007 French Open, where he lost to Novak Djoković.

Santiago played in his first major non-Grand Slam singles tournament on 12–15 March 2008, the Masters Series Pacific Life Open, where he lost to then World No. 2 Rafael Nadal 6–3, 6–3, in the second round. He beat Werner Eschauer in the first round after coming through two rounds of qualifying. Giraldo then qualified for the 2008 Sony Ericsson Open, where he lost in round 1. He played in the 2008 French Open after the withdrawal of home-favourite Richard Gasquet through injury, but he lost in the first round against Florent Serra of France.

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