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Del Potro cruises into Estoril Open quarterfinals

Former U.S. Open champion Juan del Potro cruised into the quarterfinals of the Estoril Open with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Rui Machado of Portugal on Thursday.The top-seeded Argentine, who won at Flushing Meadow in 2009, looked to be only troubled in the third game of the first set when he saved two break points.Del Potro will meet 2009 and 2010 champion Albert Montanes of Spain, who rallied past Bobby Reynolds of the United States 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.Joao Sousa of Portugal advanced after fifth-seeded Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan withdrew when trailing 3-6, 6-3, 4-2.Fourth-seeded Albert Ramos topped Bjorn Phau 7-5, 6-0.In the women's event, top-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy reached the semifinals by beating Nadia Petrova of Russia 6-2, 1-6, 6-4. The Italian rallied from 3-0 down in the final set.Vinci will take on Kaia Kanepi of Estonia, who defeated Petra Cetkovska of the Czech Republic 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.Carla Suarez Navarro defeated Silvia Soler-Espinosa 6-3, 6-3 in an all-Spanish match, and Karin Kn...

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  1. Kirilenko, Medina Garrigues move on in Estoril

    Second seed and former champion Maria Kirilenko and third-seeded and defending titlist Anabel Medina Garrigues posted first-round wins Tuesday at the $220,000 Estori...

  2. Del Potro to battle Gasquet for Estoril title

    Top seed and defending champion Juan Martin del Potro and second-seeded Frenchman Richard Gasquet were semifinal winners Saturday at the $525,000 Estoril Open tennis...

  3. Del Potro, Gasquet advance to Estoril semifinals

    Top-seeded Juan del Potro cruised to a 6-2, 6-2 victory Friday over seventh-seeded Albert Montanes to reach the semifinals of the Estoril Open.Del Potro, who hadn't ...

  4. Del Potro eases into Estoril quarters

    Top seed and defending champion Juan Martin del Potro was an untested second-round victor Thursday at the $525,000 Estoril Open tennis event.The Argentine star level...

  5. Gasquet, Wawrinka move into Estoril quarterfinals

    Richard Gasquet powered past Paolo Lorenzi of Italy 6-1, 6-1 at the Estoril Open on Wednesday to reach his fifth quarterfinal of the season.The second-seeded Frenchm...

  6. Vinci into QFs; Kirilenko, Medina Garrigues exit Estoril

    Top-seeded Roberta Vinci eased into the quarterfinals, while second-seeded Russian Maria Kirilenko and defending champion Anabel Medina Garrigues were second-round l...

  7. Montanes wins Estoril opener

    Seventh-seeded two-time champion Albert Montanes highlighted Tuesday's first-round winners at the $525,000 Estoril Open tennis event.The Spanish Montanes, who titled...

  8. Vinci, Petrova move on in Estoril

    Top-seeded Italian Roberta Vinci and former top-10 player Nadia Petrova highlighted Monday's first-round winners at the $220,000 Estoril Open tennis event.Vinci held...

  9. Istomin, Haase win Estoril openers

    Seeds Denis Istomin and Robin Haase were among Monday's first-round victors at the $525,000 Estoril Open tennis event.The fifth-seeded Istomin, of Uzbekistan, handle...

  10. Federer earns 1st clay win of season at Estoril

    OEIRAS, Portugal (AP) — Roger Federer captured his first singles win on clay this season, beating Bjorn Phau of Germany 6-3, 6-4 at the Estoril Open on Wednesday.The...

  11. Federer beaten by Montanes in Estoril semifinals

    OEIRAS, Portugal (AP) — Roger Federer faltered in his tuneup for the French Open , losing to defending champion Albert Montanes of Spain 6-2, 7-6 (5) Saturday in the...

  12. Del Potro tops Gasquet for Estoril title

    Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro defended his title Sunday at the $525,000 Estoril Open with a straight-set victory over Richard Gasquet in the final.Del Potro fired...

  1. Del Potro wins 2nd straight Estoril Open

    Argentina's Juan del Potro won his second consecutive Estoril Open title, using a strong serve to beat France's Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2 Sunday.Del Potro, seeded fir...

  2. Estonia's Kaia Kanepi recovers to win Estoril Open

    Kaia Kanepi of Estonia won the Estoril Open on Saturday, saving two match points to beat Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4.Among the men, defending cha...

  3. Montanes defends Estoril open title

    OEIRAS, Portugal (AP) — Albert Montanes successfully defended his Estoril Open title with a 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-5 victory over unseeded Frederico Gil of Portugal in Sund...

  4. Federer beats Clement to reach Estoril Open semis

    OEIRAS, Portugal (AP) — Roger Federer recovered from an erratic start to beat Arnaud Clement 7-6 (7), 6-2 Friday and reach the semifinals of the Estoril Open.Federer...

  5. Falla beats 7th-seeded Chela at Estoril Open

    OEIRAS, Portugal (AP) — Alejandro Falla of Colombia beat seventh-seeded Juan Ignacio Chela 6-4, 7-6 (4) in the first round of the Estoril Open on Monday.Chela took a...

  6. Del Potro, Gasquet land in Estoril semis

    Top seed and defending champion Juan Martin del Potro and second-seeded Frenchman Richard Gasquet led the charge, as this week's top-four seeds all secured berths in...

  7. Gasquet, Wawrinka reach Estoril quarters

    Two of this week's top-three seeds, Richard Gasquet and Stan Wawrinka, were a pair of straight-set second-round winners Wednesday at the $525,000 Estoril Open tennis...

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