Nadal glides into Barcelona quarters

Nadal glides into Barcelona quarters

BARCELONA, Spain, April 21 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal sailed into the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open tennis tournament with a straight-set victory Thursday.

Robredo outlasts Giraldo for Movistar win

SANTIAGO, Chile, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Tommy Robredo had to go to three sets Sunday but pulled out a 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (7-5) victory over Santiago Giraldo for the title of the Movistar Open.

Giraldo, Robredo to face off in Santiago

SANTIAGO, Chile, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- No. 8 Santiago Giraldo and sixth-seeded Tommy Robredo advanced to the finals of the clay-court Movistar Open Saturday with semifinal victories.

Nalbandian defeated in Santiago

SANTIAGO, Chile, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Horacio Zeballos, playing in his first tournament of the year, surprised top-seeded David Nalbandian in the second round Thursday at the Movistar Open.

Kohlschreiber moves on in Auckland

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- No. 8-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber rallied for a three-set victory Monday at the Heineken Open tennis tournament in New Zealand.
Roddick moves to Brisbane semifinals

Roddick moves to Brisbane semifinals

BRISBANE, Australia, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Andy Roddick and Kevin Anderson advanced Thursday into the semifinals of the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Australia.

Colombians Falla, Giraldo take Unicef wins

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 13 (UPI) -- Colombians Alejandro Falla and Santiago Giraldo each notched first-round wins Sunday at the Unicef Open in 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands.

Cuevas makes Estoril Open second round

ESTORIL, Portugal, May 4 (UPI) -- No. 8-seeded Pablo Cuevas rallied for a three-set win Tuesday at the Estoril Open tennis tournament in Portugal.
Ferrero, Querrey beaten at Italian Masters

Ferrero, Querrey beaten at Italian Masters

ROME, April 26 (UPI) -- Seeded players Juan Carlos Ferrero and Sam Querrey were ousted Monday in first-round action of the Italian Masters clay-court tennis tournament in Rome.
Calleri beaten, Seppi out at Austrian Open

Calleri beaten, Seppi out at Austrian Open

KITZBUHEL, Austria, July 15 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Agustin Calleri was ousted in straight sets Tuesday during first-round play of the Austrian Open.

Nadal and Djokovic winners at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 15 (UPI) -- French Open champ Rafael Nadal and Australian Open champ Novak Djokovic were second-round winners Saturday at the $3.6 million Pacific Life Open.

Capdeville, Hernych win at Legg Mason

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- Chilean Paul Capdeville had the more difficult time of it but he and Czech Jan Hernych both advanced Monday at the $600,000 Legg Mason Tennis Classic.

U.S. men out at French Open

PARIS, May 30 (UPI) -- Robby Ginepri dropped a five-set, first-round match Wednesday, completing a sweep that ousted all U.S. men from the singles draw of the French Open.
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Santiago Giraldo

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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