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May 6th, 2018

Sousa Ends 29-Year Portugal Drought at ATP Estoril Open

The 29-year-old Sousa collapsed to the court on match point, tears streaming down his face. During the week he survived two three-setters and saved two match points in the second round against countryman Pedro Sousa.

Posted by Staff @ 3:00 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

April 24th, 2011

Djokovic, Soderling Headline Clay Events; ATP, WTA Previews

Gonzo returns from long injury layoff; Djokovic after a bye opens against grinder Ramirez Hidalgo, Isner againt the grinder Mello, Tipsarevic against Nishikori, Monaco against Lopez, and Gonzo against a qualifier; wildcards to Gonzo, Gulbis, and Serb Dusan Lajovic; defending champ Sam Querrey missing.

Posted by Staff @ 1:04 am in Tennis | 47 Comments »

May 10th, 2009

Blake Bageled in Topsy-Turvy Estoril Final

Montanes swept through the deciding set in 35 minutes as Blake ran out of gas and nerve after failing to win the second-set tiebreak, with the American dropping to 0-2 career in finals on dirt.

Posted by Staff @ 9:04 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »