Tag Archives: Jarkko Nieminen

Monte Carlo: DelPo Loses in a Cloud of Controversy to Nieminen

In a closely fought match that featured entertaining rallies and mindblowing errors, Nieminen edged out DelPo in three sets.  It’s the Friendly Finn’s first win over DelPo in five meetings and one of the best wins of his career.  Looking … Continue reading

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Monte Carlo: DelPo Has a Tough Adjustment to Clay

DelPo fought from a set and a break down to defeat Dolgo, 1-6 6-4 6-3.  He advances to R3, where he will face the winner of Nieminen and Raonic. DelPo had BP chances in Dolgopolov’s opening service game, but was … Continue reading

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Rotterdam: DelPo Advances to the SF, Where He Meets “Baby Federer”

DelPo Defeats Nieminen to go 4-0 in the H2H: Against Nieminen, DelPo played well enough to overpower his opponent off the court.  However, he was far from his best.  Too often, DelPo’s point construction broke down at the end and … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-up: Stockholm and Moscow

Monfils defeats Jarkko Nieminen to win the If Stockholm Open.  I was cheering for Jarkko, but Monfils proved too good (and surprisingly steady) for the Finn.  This is Monfils’ fourth career title and he broke his 2011 title drought.  (Trivia: … Continue reading

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Armada Exhibition & Hallo an Alle von Austria!

The Spanish Armada gathered in Barcelona to support 1972 Roland Garros Champion Andreu Gimeno.  Andreu Gimeno is currently suffering from financial problems, so Spanish players Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer, Feliciano Lopez, Tommy Robredo, Albert Montanes, and Marcel Granollers played a … Continue reading

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