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Federer claims first-round win in Dubai

Federer claims first-round win in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Roger Federer swept through a first-round win Monday at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Del Potro takes first-round match in the Netherlands

Del Potro takes first-round match in the Netherlands

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Defending champion and top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro beat Gael Monfils Wednesday at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in the Netherlands.
Haas pulls Netherlands even with Czechs in Davis Cup

Haas pulls Netherlands even with Czechs in Davis Cup

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Robin Haase posted a five-set win that allowed the Netherlands to leave Friday's play with a 1-1 tie against the Czech Republic in a Davis Cup first round.
Stepanek, Berdych lead Czechs back into Davis Cup play

Stepanek, Berdych lead Czechs back into Davis Cup play

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych lead the Czech Republic into this weekend's Davis Cup first round seeking a third consecutive championship.

Sam Querrey waits out rain, logs 1st-round win at Winston-Salem Open

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded American Sam Querrey waited out a rain delay Monday, then scored a second-round win over Guillermo Garcia-Lopez at the Winston-Salem Open.
Montanes uses upset win get to to Croatia Open quarterfinal

Montanes uses upset win get to to Croatia Open quarterfinal

UMAG, Croatia, July 24 (UPI) -- Albert Montanes eliminated top-seeded Richard Gasquet in a second-round match Wednesday at the Vegeta Croatia Open tennis tournament.

De Bakker, Mayer win at Croatia Open

UMAG, Croatia, July 22 (UPI) -- Thiemo de Bakker and Leonardo Mayer posted first-round wins Monday at the Croatia Open tennis tournament.

Verdasco, Berlocq to decide Swedish Open championship

BASTAD, Sweden, July 13 (UPI) -- Eighth-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain prevailed over Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov Saturday in an epic semifinal match at the Swedish Open.

De Bakker moves into Swedish Open semifinals

BASTAD, Sweden, July 12 (UPI) -- Thiemo de Bakker ousted top-seeded Tomas Berdych in straight sets Friday and gained a spot in the semifinals of the Skistar Swedish Open.
Berdych, Almagro through to quarterfinals in Sweden

Berdych, Almagro through to quarterfinals in Sweden

BASTAD, Sweden, July 11 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Tomas Berdych rolled to an easy win Thursday that put him in the quarterfinals of the Skistar Swedish Open.
Berdych advances to third round of Aegon Championships

Berdych advances to third round of Aegon Championships

LONDON, June 12 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Tomas Berdych needed only an hour Wednesday to claim a second-round win at the Aegon Championships tennis tournament in London.
Djokovic wins in straight sets at French Open

Djokovic wins in straight sets at French Open

PARIS, May 28 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Novak Djokovic claimed a tough three-set win Tuesday in his first match at the French Open.

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Federer, del Potro advance in Rotterdam

Federer, del Potro advance in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Top seeds Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro advanced Thursday, gaining quarterfinal spots at the ABM AMRO World Tennis Tournament in the Netherlands.
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Thiemo de Bakker (born 19 September 1988) is a Dutch tennis player, who is currently ranked 63rd in the world, and is the top ranked Dutch tennis player.

De Bakker finished 2006 as the ITF Junior Champion, after having won the Boys' Singles title at the 2006 Wimbledon Championships.

De Bakker received a wild card into the ATP Amersfoort event in July 2006 and defeated top 100 and French Open Quarterfinalist Julien Benneteau in the 1st round, winning in straight sets 6–3 6–3. In the 2nd round he faced Frenchman Marc Gicquel and lost in 3 sets, 6–4 3–6 2–6. As he was the reigning Junior Champion, De Bakker received a wild card into the main draw of the 2007 Wimbledon Championships, where he would lose in 5 tight sets to qualifier Wayne Arthurs, 7–6, 7–6, 6–7, 4–6, 4–6. In October 2006, De Bakker won his first senior international title in a Futures event in Albufeira, Portugal, where he beat Briton Morgan Phillips in the final 7–6 6–4. This was followed by another win in a Futures tournament two weeks later in San Miguel, Portugal. He reached a career high ATP ranking of 228 on 25 August 2008.

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