Tag Archives: Marcel Granollers

Dubai & Acapulco Round-up

Fed Becomes 5-time Champion at Dubai: He defeated Muzz 7-5 6-4 to take the title.  This is Fed’s 2nd title of the year.  Muzz conceded that the fast courts really suited Fed’s style of play.  This was an excellent tourny … Continue reading

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Davis Cup: Draw Ceremony

The draw took place and there are no surprises in the line-up for this weekend: Friday: Rafa Nadal vs Juan Monaco and David Ferrer vs Juan Martin del Potro Close friends Rafa Nadal and Pico Monaco will kick off the Davis Cup … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-up: Valencia and Basel

After a three-set heartbreaker, Marcel Granollers defeats Juan Monaco to win the 2011 Valencia Open.  With this win, Granollers moves to a career-high ranking of no. 28.  A+ to the commentators who remarked ad nauseum that Granollers had defeated half … Continue reading

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Introducing…Pico, the new Davis Cup Warrior?

En route to his showing in the Valencia final, Juan Monaco defeated three Spaniards: Nicolas Almagro, Juan Carlos Ferrero, and David Ferrer.  The only non-Spaniard he defeated was Fabio Fognini in R2.  The last two wins over Ferrero and Ferrer … Continue reading

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Valencia: Granollers Defeats Del Potro 6-4 7-6

(*Update: Del Potro had problems with his right shoulder prior to his match.  No word yet on the extent of the problem) When I said the first step to defeating the Armada is defeating the “other Armada,” I did not entertain … Continue reading

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The First Step to Beating the Armada…

…Is beating the other Armada: That’s right, no. 34 -ranked Marcel Granollers is a SF contender in Valencia.  Perhaps it was the pressure of defending his finalist points from last year, but Granollers ground out wins over Cilic and Monfils. … 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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