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Nieminen wins first-rounder shutout

Nieminen wins first-rounder shutout

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Jarkko Nieminen capped Tuesday's play with a "double-bagel" win at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in the Netherlands.

Pair of upsets mark Chennai Open

CHENNAI, India, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- David Goffin and Yuichi Sugita posted upset victories Tuesday in the first round of the Aircel Chennai Open tennis tournament in India.
Djokovic, Federer win French 1st-rounders

Djokovic, Federer win French 1st-rounders

PARIS, May 23 (UPI) -- Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer opened their French Open draws with straight-set victories Monday.
De Bakker upsets Verdasco in Shanghai

De Bakker upsets Verdasco in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Ninth-seeded Fernando Verdasco was an upset victim Monday in the opening round of the ATP's $3.2 million Shanghai Masters.
De Bakker starts Thailand Open with win

De Bakker starts Thailand Open with win

BANGKOK, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Seeded players Thiemo de Bakker and Viktor Troicki were among the first-round winners Monday at the Thailand Open tennis tournament.

Stakhovsky wins twice at Pilot Pen

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Sergiy Stakhovsky won two matches Thursday, one of them over top-seeded Marcos Baghdatis, to reach the semifinals of the Pilot Pen.

Baghdatis stays alive at Pilot Pen

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Marcos Baghdatis survived a rocky first set Wednesday to defeat Juan Ignacio Chela and reach the quarterfinals at the Pilot Pen.

Sijsling ousts De Bakker in UNICEF Open

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 14 (UPI) -- No. 6-seeded and local favorite Thiemo De Bakker was a first-round upset loser Monday at the UNICEF Open in the Netherlands.
De Bakker makes Barcelona semifinals

De Bakker makes Barcelona semifinals

BARCELONA, Spain, April 23 (UPI) -- Thiemo de Bakker delivered the lone upset in Friday's quarterfinals play of the $2.7 million Barcelona Open tennis tournament in Spain.
Bellucci, Almagro among Barcelona winners

Bellucci, Almagro among Barcelona winners

BARCELONA, Spain, April 19 (UPI) -- Seeded players Thomaz Bellucci and Nicolas Almagro were among first-round winners Monday at the $2.1 million Barcelona Open in Spain.
Nadal takes easy second-round win

Nadal takes easy second-round win

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, April 14 (UPI) -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal dropped just one game in rolling to a second-round victory Wednesday at the $3 million Monte Carlo Rolex Masters in Monaco.

Federer upset at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 17 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Roger Federer was upset Tuesday but Andy Roddick and Andy Murray advanced to the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, Calif.

Blake advances at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 13 (UPI) -- James Blake and David Nalbandian both won in straight sets Friday, advancing to the second round of the BNP Paribas Open.
Cilic rallies for win in Chennai

Cilic rallies for win in Chennai

CHENNAI, India, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Defending champion Marin Cilic dropped a first-set tiebreaker Wednesday before collecting a second-round win at the $450,000 Chennai Open in India.
Ferrer among second-round Ordina winners

Ferrer among second-round Ordina winners

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 17 (UPI) -- Defending champion David Ferrer used a strong service game Wednesday in advancing to the quarterfinals of the Ordina Open 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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