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Nadal, Ferrer win second-round matches at Madrid Open

Nadal, Ferrer win second-round matches at Madrid Open

MADRID, May 8 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer each won in straight sets Wednesday in second-round action at the Madrid Open tennis tournament.
Dimitrov beats Djokovic in Madrid Open

Dimitrov beats Djokovic in Madrid Open

MADRID, May 7 (UPI) -- Grigor Dimitrov ousted world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in a three-set marathon Tuesday in a second-round match at the Madrid Open.
Tipsarevic advances to quarterfinals in Romania

Tipsarevic advances to quarterfinals in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania, April 25 (UPI) -- No. 1-seed Janko Tipsarevic earned a quarterfinal spot at the BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy tennis tournament with a straight-set win Thursday in Romania.
Garcia-Lopez wins in upset at ATP stop in Romania

Garcia-Lopez wins in upset at ATP stop in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania, April 23 (UPI) -- Guillermo Garcia-Lopez posted a three-set upset win Tuesday in a first-round match at the BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy tennis tournament in Romania.
Ferrer, Nadal move into Mexican Open semis

Ferrer, Nadal move into Mexican Open semis

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 1 (UPI) -- David Ferrer and Rafael Nadal both moved into the semifinals Thursday at the Mexican Open, moving a step closer to an early season showdown.

Fifth-seeded Melzer falls at Mexican Open

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Jurgen Melzer was given an early exit in the opening round of the Mexican Open Monday, falling to Joao Sousa of Portugal.

Andujar in, Robredo out at Sao Paolo

SAO PAULO, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Seventh-seeded Pablo Andujar of Spain advanced but former world No. 5 Tommy Robredo fell Monday in opening-round play at the Brazil Open.

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Nadal logs victory in first singles match

Nadal logs victory in first singles match

VINA DEL MAR, Chile, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Former world No. 1 Rafael Nadal won in his first singles appearance since June, rolling to a second-round victory Wednesday at the VTR Open in Chile.

Giraldo, Volandri open with Chile wins

VINA DEL MAR, Chile, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Colombia's Santiago Giraldo and Filippo Volandri of Italy each posted opening day victories Monday at the VTR Open in Chile.
Ferrer, Kohlschreiber advance in Auckland

Ferrer, Kohlschreiber advance in Auckland

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Top seeds David Ferrer and Philipp Kohlschreiber each needed three sets Wednesday to get out of the second round at the Heineken Open in New Zealand.
Greg Jones posts upset at Heineken Open

Greg Jones posts upset at Heineken Open

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Qualifier Greg Jones beat sixth-seeded Jurgen Melzer in Tuesday's first-round play at the Heineken Open tennis tournament in New Zealand.
Mayer sails to first-round win in Brisbane

Mayer sails to first-round win in Brisbane

BRISBANE, Australia, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Florian Mayer claimed a brisk straight-set win Monday in opening-round play of the Brisbane International tennis tournament.

Blake, Belgians advance in North Carolina

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- American James Blake joined Belgians David Goffin and Steve Darcis among the opening day winners Sunday at the Winston-Salem Open.
Upsets mark second round in Switzerland

Upsets mark second round in Switzerland

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 18 (UPI) -- Seeded players Stanislas Wawrinka and Mikhail Youzhny were defeated Wednesday in second-round matches of the Swiss Open tennis tournament.
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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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