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bibatof
05-29-2010, 09:41 AM
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Minorellen
05-31-2010, 11:44 AM
Olexandr Dolgopolov: I wasn’t successful with my actions yesterday
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After finishing his performance at Roland Garros 2010 Olexandr Dolgopolov, who will get to the TOP-50 after the French Open, gave an interview to Ukrainian Tennis Portal sapronov-tennis.org.
- Olexandr, congratulations with a successful debut in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament! The third round is a huge result! Today you finished your doubles performance here: was it a “relaxation” match after tough singles matches or you had serious targets?

- Of course, we wanted to win, but opponents played very well today. The game didn’t go the way we wanted. Actually, Denis and I aren’t doubles players, so we did everything we could.

- It was noticeable, that you played for pleasure – there were jokes, interesting points…

- Yes, it was interesting for us to play today, but opponents were strong and had serious intentions. In deciding points they played better, while we weren’t good enough.

- Let’s return to the match against Almagro. In the first set you got used for the game. But then there was no breakthrough and you didn’t get an advantage. Your speed yesterday wasn’t as good as in the previous matches and you made lots of mistakes. What was the reason?

- It’s hard to say. Maybe, it was just not my day. Physically and mentally I was OK, but there was a huge amount of mistakes. After the match I looked at statistics. I wasn’t successful with my actions yesterday.

To couldn’t play long rallies, because Nicolas is very good in playing such points. The weather was wet, the court was slow and it was tough to play with a winner. The serve was also slower. So, such conditions gave a bigger advantage to Almagro. I felt the ball badly, while Nicolas played his best tennis.

- Did you try to change something during the game?

- First, I tried to play several long rallies, but I realized that I had bad chances playing that way. I needed to change the rhythm, to play fast with winners. From time to time I succeeded to play well, but after some games mistakes were coming back. You have no right to play in the following way against Almagro.

- This is the last clay tournament of the season. Then there will be grass and hard. After this tournament you will become a TOP-50 player, which means participation in bigger tournaments. How are you going to prepare for new surfaces?

- Before Wimbledon I’m going to play in Eastbourne. Then I’ll come back to the clay – there are three clay tournaments after Wimbledon – Stuttgart and Bastad, and then Hamburg. After that I’ll play in Umag and Gstaad.

- So, you are not leaving the clay surface yet?

- Yes, because then there will be lots of hard-surface tournaments in the USA and indoor in Europe. So, there is no sense to start earlier.

- You have a great team – the coach, a manager group, support of your parents. How do you feel in this team? How do you work together, plan you tournament schedule?

- Yes, I have a great team and I always feel support of my parents. They came to France to help me here. I have a coach, a manager and results of our work a very good. We are doing everything properly and I’m satisfied with our work. I started the season in TOP-130 and now I’m in TOP-50. So, I have nothing to complain at.

- People say that Jack Reader promised to learn Russian language while working with you. How is he doing?

- (laughs) now he knows only bad words which I say on court. Seriously, he knows lots of words now and understands well and reads a Russian self-teacher. He often asks me to teach him, but there is always not enough time.

- Are you satisfied with your work with Jack?

- We know each other for two years. In the last year he was helping me, giving some advice, watched my matches. From this season he is travelling with me to all tournaments and will support me to the end of the year. I like to work with him and we’ll continue working together.

by Andrew Romanyuk, sapronov-tennis.org
photo by sapronov-tennis.org




http://sapronov-tennis.org/?p=press&type=interview&id=1105

bibatof
06-01-2010, 01:52 PM
Thanks Minorellen :hug:

bibatof
06-07-2010, 07:53 AM
Alex reached a career-high ranking of #46 today :bigclap:

Sombrerero loco
06-13-2010, 09:07 PM
great alex!!:D

bibatof
06-14-2010, 05:30 PM
Seventh-seeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov kicked off proceedings on opening Sunday with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 win over Great Britian’s Jamie Baker. Dolgopolov fired 15 aces past the wild card recipient and capitalised on three of his 10 break points.

The 21 year old has made one of the biggest jumps into the Top 100 of the South African Airways 2010 ATP Rankings this season, rising 85 spots to a career-high of No. 46 this week. He will face the winner between Yen-Hsun Lu and Karol Beck for a place in the quarter-finals.

Source : http://www.atpworldtour.com/News/Tennis/2010/06/24/Eastbourne-Sunday-Ukrainians-Advance.aspx

bibatof
06-16-2010, 06:20 PM
Having hit 15 aces past British wild card Jamie Baker in his first-round win on Sunday, seventh-seeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov added another 14 aces to his tally in beating Yen-Hsun Lu of Chinese Taipei 6-7(1), 6-1, 6-2 in one hour and 43 minutes.

bleu_cheese
06-16-2010, 07:04 PM
Great job! He's got a decent chance at the semis, too. He plays Ward next, which is good because of his low ranking, but bad because he beat both Lopez and Shuettler.

Sombrerero loco
06-16-2010, 07:54 PM
he can win the tournament...

marquez
06-16-2010, 08:19 PM
next good win, should beat ward tomorrow

bibatof
06-17-2010, 07:25 PM
Llodra next faces No. 7 seed Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine, who ended British title hopes with a 6-3, 6-4 decision against wild card James Ward. Dolgopolov fired 14 aces and converted on two of his 16 break points to close out the win in one hour and 20 minutes.

The 21-year-old Kiev native, who has climbed from No. 131 to No. 57 in the South African Airways 2010 ATP Rankings this season, will be playing in his first ATP World Tour semi-final.

bleu_cheese
06-19-2010, 01:01 AM
Lost to Llodra 3-6 5-7, but a semi is a great result, especially on grass, where he is pretty inexperienced. On to Wimbledon, then. Here's his section of the draw:

Almagro - Seppi
Kamke - Garcia-Lopez
Chuidinelli - Dolgopolov
Kendrick - Tsonga

Seems tough, but Tsonga is always injured, and Almagro had that split last week. Who knows, could be a good week...

solowyn
06-19-2010, 02:12 PM
Best of luck, Dolgo :bounce:

marquez
06-20-2010, 10:47 PM
match against chiudi should be close, happy for the tournament already if he wins it

bibatof
06-21-2010, 09:33 AM
Alex reached a career-high ranking of #43 today :bigclap:

bibatof
06-22-2010, 09:34 PM
WIMBLEDON 2010 First round : Dolgopolov d.Chiudenilli 6-4 6-3 6-3

Jillian
06-24-2010, 10:23 PM
He had a great match today at Wimbledon with Tsonga and very nearly beat him. This guy has a great future ahead of him. Also he seems like a lovely guy, always smiling and looking like he is enjoying himself.

What a cutie too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

marquez
06-25-2010, 12:52 AM
if he just served first in the decider, he probably would have won

looked better in the 5th at the start, had a bp then, tsonga hit the line and struggled to hold from there on
anyway, great match, huge serving has to be mentioned especially
good tournament

whattheheck
06-25-2010, 02:04 AM
No pics?

bleu_cheese
06-25-2010, 02:19 AM
Sooo close, but he exceeded my expectations. Hopefully he'll have some good results on the clay so he can get into the masters.

Minorellen
06-25-2010, 06:31 AM
No pics?


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Minorellen
06-25-2010, 06:33 AM
Sooo close, but he exceeded my expectations. Hopefully he'll have some good results on the clay so he can get into the masters.

As far as I know he has plans to play Hard-court Masters in USA and Canada:)

Minorellen
06-25-2010, 09:01 AM
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bibatof
06-25-2010, 02:22 PM
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Minorellen
06-25-2010, 05:23 PM
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whattheheck
06-26-2010, 02:58 AM
Love love love

bibatof
06-26-2010, 06:05 PM
Tsonga digs deep to down Dolgopolov

Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov may have lost to 10th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a thrilling five-set encounter but he should not go home disappointed. The talented 21-year old, who was making his Wimbledon debut, produced magical tennis in a 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (5), 7-5, 10-8 match that demonstrated why he has rocketed up the rankings over the past 12 months.

This time last year he was languishing at 370 in the world, but a breakthrough season this year has propelled him to the 43rd spot. And while Tsonga may have been the more experienced player on the court, it was tough to separate the two throughout the match.

Dolgopolnov possesses an incredibly fast service action and scuttles around the court almost terrier-like. He's not afraid to mix up the game, will charge the net, throw in deft drops and stand his ground at the back of the court. These were in abundance in his duel with Tsonga and it was merely the Frenchman's experience that enabled him to sneak a break in the latter part of the first set.

At 4-4, a Tsonga winner down the line put Dolgopolv under pressure. A couple of errors, including a double fault on break point handed the Frenchman the break and he promptly pocketed the set.

The pattern was repeated in the second, with Tsonga breaking Dolgopolnov at exactly the same stage and going on to claim the set by the same score.

However, this time round the man from Ukraine had undergone a medical time-out, which involved treatment on his right elbow and rotator cuff. The magic touch worked and his confidence blossomed. Interestingly, Dolgopolnov only played his first professional grass court tournament last week in Eastbourne - an event that saw him reach the semi final - but he was beginning to look like an old hand on the surface when he went on to claim the third set on a tie-break.
The fourth also went his way thanks to a combination of drop shots and precision lobs that Tsonga could not get a racket on.

By the start of the fifth set, the long-haired prodigy had again called for a medical time-out - this time a left thigh injury appeared to be the problem. By the time the trainer trotted off the court, Dolgopolov was sporting heavy strapping, which began to unravel in the following two games and he promptly ripped it away.

Despite his ailments, Dolgopolov was clearly enjoying the moment. By 5-5, the spectators were alert and vocal and when he held breakpoint on Tsonga's serve, he looked within sniffing distance of serving for the match. But Tsonga saved it with an impossibly powerful drive and the Ukrainian could only smile in admiration.

Dolgopolov managed to stave off one match point against him in the following game, but from that moment on his service games always looked in danger. Tsonga, on the other hand, was winning his with comparative ease. When the 21-year-old netted a backhand, again on his serve, Tsonga found himself in charge of a further three match points. The Frenchman claimed the match on the last one - thanks to a Dolopolov error - in a scintillating battle that ended just under the four hour mark.

SOURCE : http://www.wimbledon.org/en_GB/news/match_reports/2010-06-24/201006241277394617805.html

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bibatof
06-27-2010, 08:53 AM
Interview : Alexandr Dolgopolov: it was a good match against Tsonga


Alexandr Dolgopolov has recently entered TOP-50 of ATP ranking. This time he was able to play not worse than one of the strongest players in the world. After the match against No. 10 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Ukrainian Tennis Portal asked Alexandr to tell about his impressions after the battle.

- Alexandr, the match was unbelievably tough physically. You called for a trainer during the match. What was going on? How do you feel now?

- From the very beginning I had pains in my elbow. That’s why I had problems with the serve. And in the 4th set, when I played well on Tsonga’s serve, I pulled my hip muscle. I had pains after that and I couldn’t move normally.

I had to finish points faster, played risky in the moments, where it was better to play rallies. At the moment I don’t know if I’ll play the doubles match. If no, I’ll start my recovery before next tournaments.

- What did the doctor say you after he checked your injury?

- He told me that I simply pulled the muscle and that he couldn’t help me somehow. He put the ice. After the doubles match I’ll have a more precise inspection.

- Let’s go back to the match. To play the match against a top-player in five sets, having good chances for a win, means a lot for your personal progress. In the last couple of matches opponents were of a lower class, did you feel your limit today against Tsonga?

- At start I didn’t do my best. My serve didn’t work well. At the same time Tsonga served stably and confidently took games on his serve. Then I started to serve better and was good at the baseline. The game evened, but there were lots of ups and downs. But generally, the match was very good, I liked my level.

- Do you feel reserves for a progress? In what elements can you improve your game?

- Of course I have on what to work. For example I showed good tennis only in three of five sets. I need to work hard in order to improve my ranking and to polish my game.

- Did the situation around the court influence your game? You played on Court 2, the stands for almost 4 thousand spectators were almost full. Did you hear support of your team, your coach?

- I feel myself comfortably on big stadiums. It is always nice to play in front of a large crowd. So conditions were good. The coach supported me, but there were no advices, because I played according to the game plan and lost the points only with errors or when the opponent played with a winner.

- In the first two sets you didn’t play worse and you lost your games only on little errors. What happened in those moments?

- Actually, Tsonga played unbelievably. When I didn’t serve with the first serve, he attacked aggressively and my previous tactics didn’t work well, he moved fast and played risky even after my slices. Then he was a bit tired and my tactics was more effective.

In the 5th set he didn’t play so confidently. But in the first two sets he used my mistakes and made breaks. He is a TOP-10 player, so I expected for his level of play. Comparing to my previous opponents, he was faster and played more variably. Actually, he can play with a winner with his forehand to every spot of the court. But as I said, I had expected this game from him and tried to get used to his speed and pressure.

- He returned well with his forehand, but from the backhand he just tried to return the ball into the court. What was your tactics on the serve?

- He returns actively with the forehand, but makes more errors. From the backhand he just tries to hit into the court. If I felt myself ready to play the rally, I served to the backhand, and if I wanted to finish the point faster – I tried to serve fast to the forehand so that he risked and made errors.

- By the 5th set amount of mistakes increased dramatically. Both of you lost a couple of chances. Was it tiredness or you just lost concentration?

- It wasn’t because of tiredness. I pulled the muscle and it stopped me of playing points better, I had to finish them faster and risked.

- What are your plans for the following 2-3 weeks? Are you going to change something in your plans after performance here and after the injury?

- No, everything will be as we have planed. I’ll have a recovery during a week, then preparation and then I’ll perform in Stuttgart.

- Thanks, Alexandr, good luck!

Source : http://www.sapronov-tennis.org/?p=press&type=interview&id=1164
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Anya07
06-28-2010, 07:21 PM
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khulood
07-19-2010, 05:28 AM
Dolgopolov and Stakhovsky are starting in Hamburg
Ukrainians Alexandr Dolgopolov and Sergiy Stakhovsky will take part in ATP tournament in Hamburg, Germany.

Dolgopolov is seeded 15th. He will start his performance from the second round. His opponent will be decided between Pablo Cuevas (Uruguay) and Florian Mayer (Germany).
Sergiy Stakhovsky will play his first round match against Argentinean Juan Ignacio Chela.

source: http://www.sapronov-tennis.org/?p=news&area=&page=1&id=8320

khulood
07-19-2010, 05:38 AM
Draw Singles

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Order of play

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solowyn
07-19-2010, 08:00 PM
Up to rank no. 39 this week :yeah:

khulood
07-20-2010, 01:44 AM
Up to rank no. 39 this week :yeah:

:bigclap::bigclap::bigclap:

marquez
07-20-2010, 10:03 AM
12.30h against flo mayer, should be a great match, shame there wont be a livestream

marquez
07-20-2010, 05:00 PM
6-4 6-7(2) 3-6 against flo mayer

close match as expected

bleu_cheese
07-28-2010, 05:51 PM
Into the quarterfinals of Umag. Maybe a title run here?

solowyn
07-30-2010, 11:02 AM
QF against Ferrero is on the grandstand court, not televised right? Booo.

bibatof
08-03-2010, 08:48 PM
hamburg:

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bibatof
08-03-2010, 08:51 PM
Umag: Successful Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov chated with the fans

After defeating Italian Lorenzi nad Croat Škugor Alex is playing Spaniard Ferrero in the quearterfinals on friday. Fans asked him about his career and competition, but also whether he prefers Croatian or Ukrainian girls.

Read the chat with the fans:



radio umag: What do you expect from today´s match?
alex: i play a former world number 1,so im realy looking forward to it. It will be a tough match,il try to do my best and win it

andrea: what do you think about Umag
alex: its a nice tournament. im first time here,only the rain this year is pretty bad. but i like it,the sea and a nice atmosphere

B.z.A.: Is Russian Mafia involved in your huge and fast jump on ATP list ?
alex: no

..tenniss..: What do you think about next match against Juan Carlos Ferrero ? :) i'm your fan,great match yesterday !
alex: thank you.. he has done very good this year on the clay court tournaments,i think it will be a tough match,i need to serve well to make him have problems on his serve..

lori: Is this your first time in croatia? do you like it here? And what about girls? :)
alex: Yes its my first time,its nice here, good club, good turnament and organization. the girls are good here,but i have a girlfriend,so not partying much))

David: Hello,Alex....can you tell me who is for you the best Croatian tennis player ?
alex: thats a tough question,Croatia got a lot of players in the past years,and all of them are always doing well somewhere.. I know Marin Cilic for a long time, he is probably doing the best for now and is still young to get better.

max: you prefer clay, but i'm sure your gameplay can be really interesting on hard courts, what do you think about it?
alex: yes, im working on that a lot.. unfortunately i had knee problems for a long time, so i couldnt do the hard season full enough, but now im better and ready to try my self on the hard courts.

jura: what do you think how far can Ljubo go on this tournament?
alex: oh, its hard for me to say, last time i saw him play was our practise in RG,but he can always do well if he feels his serve.

adrian: will you play on sunday? i hope you will...i'm coming in umag on sunday!!
alex: i hope so too,now im getting ready for Fridays match first)

joe: which girls are prettier - beautiful Croatian ones or gorgeous Ukrainian ones? :)
alex: for me Ukrainian))) But im not long enough here (in Croatia) to notice

sloven: you are doing really good lately, how far do you think you can go on ATP list?
alex: oh,tough question,in the career my gole is number 1,this year to stay top 50-40

B.z.A.: What is your opinion of Ivan Ljubicic ? Do you like his playing style ?
alex: well i dont, because i like to change the game and a lot of shots, he likes to serve and play agressive, so i can say that i dont like his style. but he does something well and wins, so i guess its not a bad player..)))

Chat admin: Thank you Alex for answering your fan's qouestions, all the best for tomorrow and rest of your career. Bye!
alex: thank you all for supporting me and for all the questions. all the best to you. Dolgo


source: http://www.tenistra.com/tenis/home/news/daily-news/successful-ukrainian-alexandr-dolgopolov-chated-today-with-the-fans.aspx

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bibatof
08-06-2010, 02:35 PM
:bigclap::bigclap::bigclap:

heeeeey khulood ! it is great to see u here too!! ;)

bibatof
08-10-2010, 07:44 PM
Rogers Cup First round : Alexandr DOLGOPOLOV d. Philipp PETZSCHNER (GER) 1-6 6-2 7-6(4) :)

Jillian
08-10-2010, 09:42 PM
Good fightback from Dolgo after that 1st set.

I really like this guy and think he'll be around for a long time and he'll go far.........

solowyn
08-10-2010, 10:45 PM
hamburg:

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:lol: Seemingly all of his pictures are hilarious.

:D

bibatof
08-11-2010, 07:18 PM
Rogers Cup second round : Alexandr DOLGOPOLOV d. Mikhail YOUZHNY (RUS) 1-6 7-6(4) 7-5 :bigclap::bigclap::bigclap:

ciprianned
08-11-2010, 08:44 PM
Congratulations Dolgopolov :wavey:
Good luck against Berdych !

maconick
08-14-2010, 12:00 AM
this guy might just be the worst 1st set player ever, amazing the amount of times he drops the 1st and wins the next 2

pica_pica
08-18-2010, 06:14 AM
I like Dolgo too! He's cheerful on court and plays well! I believe he can go far :)

bibatof
08-18-2010, 03:54 PM
Dolgopolov vs. Berdych Highlights. ATP Toronto 2010 on YouTube :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XL4JkAZnCzE
:)
Go Dolgo :)

bibatof
08-20-2010, 09:31 AM
Rogers cup :

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Cincinnati :

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....:)

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bleu_cheese
08-26-2010, 02:20 AM
http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy333/bibatof/aaa.jpg

Thanks for this, makes for a nice desktop.

pica_pica
08-26-2010, 07:05 PM
Good luck in USO! :)

Helevorn
09-01-2010, 10:10 PM
http://tennisworlditalia.com/index.php?section=pre&id=65

I just came across this semi-interview wrote yesterday.. I found it only in Italian but I think there will be infos even in english.. in the end it talks about Dolgopolov's blood-related illness (it doesn't specify a name):

A incidere sul risultato non solo la maggiore solidità di Ferrer (probabilmente avrebbe vinto lo stesso, anche se con un po' più di fatica) ma anche un problema fisico che Dolgopolov ha reso noto ieri per la prima volta: "Ho una malattia del sangue fin dalla nascita. Qualche volta non mi sento molto bene, specialmente quando mi sposto molto di continente in continente: Australia, Europa, Stati Uniti...E' per questo che non mi piace prendere gli aerei. E' un problema con cui devo convivere e che a volte influisce sul mio gioco. Oggi ne ho sofferto molto poichè prima di iniziare la stagione sul cemento americano non mi sono potuto sottoporre alle solite cure: ho giocato a Umago e finito quel torneo ho avuto pochi giorni per trasferirmi negli Stati Uniti".

Dolgopolov ha anche spiegato come tiene sotto controllo questo problema: "Devo fare delle iniezioni, prendere delle pillole e stare molto attento a quello che mangio, eliminando ad esempio i cibi fritti e le bevande gassate. E poi ogni tanto devo staccare per due settimane. Non voglio dire molto di ciò. Basta sapere che quando sto male ho problemi allo stomaco, febbre e poco appetito. A Cincinnati mi sentivo molto meglio, qui a New York invece non sono riuscito ad allenarmi prima del torneo. Ho giusto colpito qualche palla per una ventina di minuti oggi prima della partita. Ma ora sto male. Oggi ho raccolto pochi games. Era il massimo che riuscivo a fare".

for those who can't read italian (yeah sorry I know I suck in english but i've been studying only Japanese at the university..), shortly it says that he suffers a lot when traveling from continent to continent, and he had to leave Umag for America in a few days so he has not been able to cure himself properly.. in the second part it says that he undertakes injections and pills and particular diets but sometimes he has to take breaks from tennis cos he's weak and hes not able to train properly, he repeats that he feels bad and here in New York he didn't train except for 20 minutes before playing with Ferrer

hope to hear other news about this in english!

khulood
09-26-2010, 10:50 PM
Stakhovsky and Dolgopolov starts in Kuala Lumpur

Ukrainian tennis players Sergiy Stakhovsky and Alexandr Dolgopolov will play in ATP tournament $850,000 Malaysian Open.

Sergiy Stakhovsky, No. 7 seeded, in the first round will meet with American Michael Russell.

The first opponents Alexander Dolgopolov will become one of the winners of the qualifying tournament.

Leaders seeding in the tournament are the Swede Robin Soderling and Russian Nikolay Davydenko

source
http://www.sapronov-tennis.org/?p=news&area=&page=1&id=8872

khulood
09-26-2010, 10:53 PM
Singles Main Draw

http://www.atpworldtour.com/posting/2010/6003/mds.pdf

ciprianned
10-10-2010, 03:35 PM
Dolgo def. Almagro 2-6 7-5 7-6(3) at Shanghai R1 . :D

pica_pica
10-10-2010, 03:47 PM
Dolgo def. Almagro 2-6 7-5 7-6(3) at Shanghai R1 . :D
:woohoo: Well done Dolgo!

khulood
10-11-2010, 01:39 PM
Shanghai. Dolgopolov takes revenge against Almagro

Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov has passed to the second round of ATP Masters Series tournament in Shanghai, China.

In the first round of the main draw the Ukrainian overcame No. 16 seed Nicolas Almagro of Spain: 2-6 7-5 7-6(3).

Let's remember that in the third round of the French Open Alexandr was stopped by Nicolas.

In the next round Dolgopolov will play against the winner of the match Marcos Baghdatis (Cyprus) vs. Jeremy Chardy (France).

source
http://www.sapronov-tennis.org/?p=news&id=9021

bibatof
10-13-2010, 01:33 PM
China open
http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy333/bibatof/3-2.jpg

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http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy333/bibatof/Sanstitre-1.jpg

Goo Dolgo!!

khulood
10-16-2010, 10:36 PM
Next Tournament , Kremlin Cup , Moscow !

Men, Singles, Main Draw

http://www.kremlincup.ru/db/grids/index.html

GOOD LUCK DOLGO !

khulood
10-27-2010, 10:02 AM
Alexandr Dolgopolov: I didn’t use good chances at the tie-break

The last Ukrainian has finished his performance at the Kremlin Cup 2010 – Alexandr Dolgopolov lost to Marcos Baghdatis in QFs. Alexandr has told about details of the match to Ukrainian Tennis Portal.

- Your game against Baghdatis looked okay. There was only one bad period in the first set. What went well and what was wrong?

- Actually, the day was awful for me. A day before I played in one way, and today I didn’t adapt my game to the opponent, I had to play more flat and faster, I made too many unforced errors. My serve didn’t help me also, while Marcos served very well, always put the ball into the court and I couldn’t get used to the length of his shots. That’s why the final result wasn’t good for me today.

- In the second set you didn’t play worse. Did you manage to get used to his game?

- I think no. I just served well in several games, he made some errors. In the first set he made almost no errors, while I made a lot. Yes, I played a bit better in the second set, but didn’t use good chances at the tie-break, when Baghdatis made a double fault. Generally, there were lots of problems, I wasn’t lucky and didn’t do enough to win.

- How did you feel physically today?

- I felt myself perfectly, nothing was wrong. But in tournaments it happens to me, when I win good matches and play well, and after two or three matches I have dips in the game. That’s why we’ll continue working on it with my coach.

- Comparing to the match in Beijing, did Baghdatis play better here? What was the difference?

- First of all, he served better. It is more comfortable for him to play here, because the surface is slower. Moreover, balls there were heavier and he lost in speed, I served and returned better. In Moscow he played more consistently, my shots weren’t good enough to make him mistaking. He ran for all balls. So, he showed a very good performance.

- Thanks, good luck in St. Petersburg!

source
http://www.sapronov-tennis.org/?p=press&type=interview&id=1373

khulood
10-27-2010, 10:06 AM
St. Petersburg. Ukrainians got opponents

The draw ceremony of ATP St. Petersburg Open took place today.

Sergiy Stakhovsky is seeded 2nd. His first opponent will be Benjamin Becker of Germany.

Aleksandr Dolgopolov will meet Italian Fabio Fognini at start.
As it had happened in Moscow this week, Illya Marchenko will face Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan, seeded 6th.

source

http://www.sapronov-tennis.org/?p=news&area=&page=1&id=9124

khulood
10-28-2010, 10:29 AM
St. Petersburg Open ATP 250 first round: Dolgopolov defeats Fognini 7-6(5) 6-4 !

khulood
10-28-2010, 11:25 AM
St. Petersburg Open 2010 1st Round

Alexander Dolgopolov × Fabio Fognini



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:hearts: :hearts:

bleu_cheese
10-29-2010, 08:11 PM
I wonder, is he the first to use a hairband in ATP history? :lol:

bibatof
11-02-2010, 01:39 PM
thanks khulood for the pics :) ;)

khulood
11-09-2010, 11:03 PM
Federer vs. Dolgopolov -- Basel 2010 1st Round Highlights [HD]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q_JZ0F5feo

bibatof
11-10-2010, 10:06 PM
Biofile with Alexsandr Dolgopolov


Status: ATP #55. Has career wins over Clement, Gonzalez, Tomic, Seppi, Lu, Youhzny and Zverev. Member of Ukraine’s Davis Cup team.

Ht: 6-0 Wt: 192

DOB: November 7, 1988 In: Kiev, Ukraine

First Tennis Memory: “Probably traveling with (Andrei) Medvedev when my father (Oleksandr) coached him, being on court and having fun. We were friends. I was always there, he was winning some tournaments, I was there. When I took the balls and the racquet I was small, sitting there watching him play. I don’t remember the cities. One tournament, I got lost at the tennis courts. I remember I was surrounded one time. I couldn’t really write – I was just writing my name as a signature, because they know I was always on the court with him. I was really a popular kid then. Because all the players played with me. And I was having some fun.”

Tennis Inspirations: “Thats’s a tough one. I just enjoy the game. I want to be the best – one time – in the world. So I’m just going to that goal and having fun on the court. We have some small goals with records, but not any in particular, win any tournaments. I just go out and try to show the best game and beat the guys in the game.”

Nicknames: “Some players call me Dolgo.”

Hobbies/Leisure Activities: “I really like to drive my car. I like racing – not professional – we have some tournaments, they’re like drag racing. I have a Subaru. So I like to do that. Just hang out with my friends, but I don’t have much time to do that. I come back for a week maximum. Just rest, go to movies, meet my friends, that’s it.”

Last Book Read: “Was a Russian book.”

Favorite Movies: “I actually like all the movies. I watch all kinds of stuff. When I’m at home, every two days I go to the cinema. So I like to watch movies. I don’t have a movie that I like the best, I have a lot of them.”

Musical Tastes: “I listen to all sorts of music in my life, now I’m into club music, dancing music, something like that.”

Pre-Match Feeling: “Just happy to go on the court. Think about the player I’m going to play. I think about how I’m going to play him. It’s all different, depends on the player I play.”

Favorite Meal: “That’s a tough one. Probably spaghetti and Russian meat.”

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: “Coffee.”

Current Car: “Subaru Impreza WRX STI (black).”

Greatest Sports Moment: “Well, probably that’s the first point in the ATP (age 16 or 17). I remember I was really happy to do that. That happened in Ukraine, I got a wildcard. I got my first ATP point. That was a big moment. Now, I haven’t won some big events. Probably, as well, I remember winning a Challenger. That was pretty big. Every moment I got was special but the first ATP point was pretty big. I mean, I didn’t win a Grand Slam yet. Or any Masters Series, so I can’t say anything about big wins. So that was probably the biggest moment I remember now. And I’m getting higher now, so it’ll come.”

Most Painful Moment: “Losing final qualies Australian Open when I was 18. From a triple match point and four match points in the match, with 5-4, love-40, his serve, third set, and lost (vs. Sam Warburg).”

Favorite Tournament: “Well, for now, I like the clay. Roland Garros would be my favorite.”

Closest Tennis Friends: “All the USSR countries, all the Russian guys. But I’m really well with everyone. I know most of the players. I’m not preferring the Russian guys because I speak the language better, I mean, I’m friends with everyone. Everyone is nice on the Tour. There’s not like guys who are not nice off the court, so.”

Funniest Players Encountered: “That’s a tough one. Daniel Koellerer on the court, is really doing some stupid **** on the court [smiles]. There’s a lot of players you can see doing fun stuff.”

Toughest Competitors: “I had a lot of tough matches. This year, probably the toughest matches were Tsonga and Clement. I had five sets with them. That was the toughest matches I had. I played Nadal in Madrid. That was really tough to play him, clay court especially.”

Strangest Match: “Nothing in particular.”

Funny Tennis Memory: “I remember in a practice I was running for a drop shot and I was sliding on the clay courts. Then I couldn’t get my balance and I just fell over the net [smiles] and that was the funniest.”

Embarrassing Tennis Memory: “Losing from four match points – that was embarrassing for me. But nothing I would want to change or anything.”

Favorite Players To Watch: “Well, it used to be Marcelo Rios. He was really fun to watch. He was really improvising on the court. Now, I don’t know, tennis has gotten more monotone and everything. Running and physical. Because everyone is hitting so fast, you can’t really play that style. I mean, Roger’s got some of that still in him. He still does that playing style – volleys and drop shots, slices. I like to watch his game the most probably. (Did you meet Rios?) I met him when I was small. Not really in person, that I remember. The second time my father was with Medvedev was in 1998, that time when Rios won in a row Indian Wells and Miami. I was at the tournaments and I was always killing my parents to go to the matches. He was always playing night matches and I was, Let’s go watch him. Let’s go watch him [smiles]. I really like to watch his matches. I was crazy about him that time. The style of his game was incredible. He could pull out any of the shots in any moment. It was really fun. You don’t know what the guy can do. He wasn’t playing the same game all the time. He was really variative, tough to play, I think.”



People Qualities Most Admired: “Well, for me, it’s most important, it’s people are honest. Say what they think about you. I don’t like people who come and go, depending on your successes. So, I mean, the people who are with me from the small age or people who don’t care how I do, are the best people that I really want them with me.”

source : http://tennis-prose.com/articles/biofile-with-alexsandr-dolgopolov-jr/

bibatof
12-11-2010, 07:13 PM
Alexandr was named the Number 4 Newcomer of the Year:

http://www.atpworldtour.com/News/Tennis/2010/12/Other/Newcomers-Of-The-Year.aspx

Ljubicic vs.Dolgopolov . Highlights .Beijing ATP. 2010 :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QU5Xs-dErsk

bibatof
01-05-2011, 11:43 AM
Brisbane International: Dolgopolov vs Roddick Highlights

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXmriE-wl4M

bibatof
01-12-2011, 02:23 PM
Medibank International Sydney 2nd round: Dolgopolov defeats QUERREY 6-4 6-3:bigclap:

Medibank International Sydney: Querrey vs Dolgopolov Highlights :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLuDcsHU7I0

solowyn
01-19-2011, 09:23 AM
R2 vs Becker on non-televised Court 7 tomorrow :o Will we get to see any of Dolgopolov at the AO this year?

Take down Becker :yeah:

Sombrerero loco
01-19-2011, 11:50 AM
good luck tonight dolgo :)

krystlel
01-22-2011, 09:10 AM
Wow, this forum is pretty empty, and I didn't know he used to have a different name. :lol:

That was a great win he had over Tsonga. Into the 4th round now.

I wrote an article about that match.
http://www.tennis-brain.com/2011/01/dolgopolov-outlasts-tsonga-in-topsy.html

I like watching him, and hope he continues to do well.

khulood
01-22-2011, 02:07 PM
Yeeeeeeeeeeeah Dolgo !!
It was a great tennis today :bigclap::bigclap:

khulood
01-22-2011, 02:20 PM
Dolgopolov out-surfs Tsonga

http://www.australianopen.com/en_AU/news/match_reports/2011-01-22/201101221295673590933.html

bibatof
01-22-2011, 08:25 PM
Bravoo Alex !! :bigclap::bigclap:

solowyn
01-24-2011, 03:41 AM
R2 vs Becker on non-televised Court 7 tomorrow :o Will we get to see any of Dolgopolov at the AO this year?

Take down Becker :yeah:
Answer: Yes, quite a bit :hatoff:

QF first time in the main draw at AO. Not too shabby.

khulood
01-24-2011, 07:34 AM
Amazing Dolgo !!!

Keep going :hearts:

khulood
01-24-2011, 07:37 AM
Dolgopolov sends shocked Soderling home

Alexander Dolgopolov stood tallest on the second Monday of Australian Open 2011, shocking fourth-seeded Swede Robin Soderling in five sets 1-6 6-3 6-1 4-6 6-2. The lesser-known Dolgopolov was in his element for the majority of the encounter, regularly wrong-footing his opponent with a dangerous mix of spins.

The opening set barely jolted the centre court crowd as Soderling did what any spectator might expect: pound the 46th-ranked Dolgopolov into submission. While the Ukrainian struggled with the heer velocity and depth of Soderling's ground strokes, the Swede was relentless, dropping only a single game in the first 21 minutes of the match.

One might watch Soderling and simply be in awe of the utter accuracy of his backcourt bullets. More often than not, they find the lines, which explains his failure to drop a single set, prior to today's match, in 2011.

However, in the second set, Dolgopolov snuck into the match. As if someone had let him in through the back door, he quietly but surely began to rattle the mammoth Swede. Cleverly, he began to use his slice to keep the less nimble Soderling off balance, complimenting those low balls with come uncanny retrieving from the back of the court.

But if there was one shot that the cool-headed Swede had not accounted for, it was the jumping-jack Dolgopolov forehand. Seemingly whipping the ball with every inch of his 183 cm frame, Dolgopolov curved an array of winners past the Soderling forehand time after time. He broke the fourth seed to lead 5-2, and closed the set out a game later.

Soderling was rattled. Dictating play against his Ukrainian opponent seemed to come at too high a cost, which was most evident when he frequently sent forehands wide and long. Meanwhile, Dolgopolov's sneaky ascent quickly turned into the match of his life as he took the third set with the loss of only a single game.

In the fourth set, the Swede conjured up a last stand. Willing his shots back into the court, and playing with some newfound purpose, he went up 4-0, although it must have been the most difficult 4-0 lead he had ever created. He relinquished one of the two breaks, but still managed to close out the set 6-4.

Going into the fifth, it was no secret that the Swede was vulnerable. Despite breaking in the first game, he gifted the break straight back to the 22 year old and promptly sent down 4-1. Once a player notorious for his inability to remain level headed, Soderling has made great strides in improving his mental fortitude. Today, however, his mental demons returned to taunt him.

Dolopolov refused to let up, finishing the match 6-2 in the fifth on his fourth match point.





"I started not really well. I was serving really bad," said Dolgopolov. "I mean, with a player like that on the baseline, he's really good. So, I mean, the first set I was struggling, and a break down in the second. I came back somehow and started to play better and better with every set. I'm really happy I'm through to the quarterfinal."



"I think it's like two matches in a row I win five setters. I feel well physically and really happy I got some wins against those kind of players, you know."



Dolgopolov will next face either Andy Murray or Jurgen Melzer in the quarterfinals.


"Well, for sure he doesn't give you any cheap points," Dolgopolov said about Murray. "I just watched the first set. He had like two unforced errors. It's really tough to play him. He has a good serve. If you start to play slow, he starts to bring up the rhythm and play winners. If you risk too much, you miss. He's an uncomfortable player to play."

khulood
01-24-2011, 07:43 AM
Alexandr Dolgopolov - 24.01.11


Q. There were not too many people looking at you when you were playing four years old in Monte Carlo Country Club with Medvedev and others. What is the memory from there to today?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Well, I had a lot of good times, you know. I was on tour all the time when my father was a coach. Then I started to play myself.

It's a lot of work. Now I'm happy something's paying off and I'm getting my goals together and getting up there.

Q. Why didn't you pick up your father as a coach if he was such a good coach to bring Andrei No. 4 in the world?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Actually, he was coaching me until like 19 years old. Like only a few years he's not coaching me. It was a pretty tough time. We got a bit tired of each other because I always see him. It's pretty tough relationship, like father and coach.

So we decided it's better, and everybody's happy now.

Q. Your current coach is an Australian, Jack Reader. How did you get involved with him and what's he done for your game?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Well, my manager met us like two years ago. He's done a lot of my physical and mental, you know. I've got a lot more solid, consistent in the game. Maybe not so much in the tennis.

I was playing really well, but he just gave me the right way to play, got my game together.

Q. What are your thoughts on today's game? You've made it to the quarterfinals. What were your expectations and thoughts on today's game?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Well, I started not really well. I was serving really bad. I mean, with a player like that on the baseline, he's really good. So, I mean, the first set I was struggling, and a break down in the second.

I came back somehow and started to play better and better with every set. I'm really happy I'm through to the quarterfinal.

Q. There was some medical treatment in the third set. Did you notice that and try to make him run a bit more?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, I think he got something, tape on his leg. I went to the toilet break, so I didn't really see that a lot. I was just trying to stay focused and play my game.

Q. We don't know your next opponent yet. If it's Andy Murray, what sort of match would you expect with Andy Murray?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: For sure a tough match because he stays in the rallies, he really sees the ball good. It's tough to play winners with him. I mean, a tough, physical match. I need to play really solid to beat that kind of player.

Q. You're a cosmopolitan player: Ukrainian with an Australian coach and an Italian manager, Corrado Tschabuschnig. Why do you have an Italian manager?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: There's a lot of nice people in the world, so you just meet them all over.

I'm happy with my team now and I'm doing well.

Q. Is he here?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: He's not here now. He's been on the other slams, but not here now. Maybe he'll come for my match if I win another one.

Q. When you were very young and when you were touring with your father, what are the players that you remember meeting?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Well, for sure Thomas Muster was playing with me like the most, and Marc Rosset; they were playing the most with me. But I met pretty much all the players.

When there's a kid on tour, all the players try to play with him. I had a nice time.

Q. Anyone you liked in particular?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Well, I don't really remember it much, you know, because the first time we were traveling, I was like three, four, five years old, yeah.

And the second time I was like 10 years old. I was practicing already. I remember a few players. But not really much.

Q. Is this the best win of your career?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, for sure. I think it's like two matches in a row I win five setters. I feel well physically and really happy I got some wins against those kind of players, you know.

Q. If it is Andy Murray that you play next, what do you like about his game? What is going to be tough for you?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Well, for sure he doesn't give you any cheap points. I just watched the first set. He had like two unforced errors. It's really tough to play him. He has a good serve.

If you start to play slow, he starts to bring up the rhythm and play winners. If you risk too much, you miss. He's an uncomfortable player to play.

Q. Did you expect a little bit more from the world No. 4?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Not really. He was playing, I mean, well. I was just trying to stay in there. Probably I was doing good on the return, so that helped me win the match. Because he was serving well, and I was returning a lot, like 215. I saw the speed sometimes. I was guessing well reading the serve.

I can't say he played bad or something else. I was just trying to play my game.

Q. On the ATP website, I saw one of your hobbies is computer programming.

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, that used to be. But now I don't have any time to do that. We did one game. We actually finished it. I mean, the game is done, but we didn't have time. I'm not into it now anymore.

Q. What was the game?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: It was an online game, a Russian game. I was into it because I used to play them. But then I tried to make my own. We didn't really finish it.

Q. What sort of game was it?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: It's like an office game. You know, you have your character and you like evolve him. You have fights there. Just like an online life.

Q. You will play in the coming weeks in Buenos Aires and Acapulco if I am not wrong. Why these tournaments, and what do you expect from both cities, both tournaments?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Well, I'm more comfortable on clay because still sometimes my legs hurt, and I don't want to be staying on hard too much. I'm used to clay more. I think I can do good results there.

You know, I have a bit of a problem. I need visas. I'm not sure I'll make all the tournaments I want, but I'll try to go there.

Q. Who else is in the same management company with you with Tschabuschnig? Because you are the strongest, but there are more.

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: There's Viktor Troicki is pretty good, then Marcel Granollers, Igor Kunitsyn. Quite a few players. Ivan Dodig.

Q. What do you think about this new generation of players, Tomic, Nishikori, Berankis?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: I played pretty much all of them, and I think they're all pretty good. I think they're all going to be top 50 players. They all have good games. Everyone has something. They just need to grow up and get their game more consistent.

Q. Some of us know your father, but we don't know your mother. Where is she and what does she do?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: She just helps my sister studying, doing nothing much. Just family.

Q. Where?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: In Kiev. She used to be a gymnast.

Q. You seem very relaxed. Do nerves come into play now?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Not really. I started pretty bad today, but I can't say it was the nerves or something. I just was not in the match. My body wasn't listening to me.

I mean, I'm trying to get used to playing. That's my goal, you know, to be top 20, top 10. You need to beat those kind of players to be there, so...

Of course, sometimes you have nerves. Like on the match points I didn't play too good, but I was too close. So, I mean, that's normal, I think.

Q. You played Andy Murray in the Davis Cup a few years ago. What do you remember about that match?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: I remember I was expecting more.

Q. More from you or more from him?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: No, more from him, because he played not too fast. I thought he has a really big pace. I didn't play those kind of players in real life. I just saw it on TV. TV makes it look much faster.

When I came out there, I just realized I'm playing faster, hitting the shots, but I make too much unforced and he was just overplaying me. I wasn't consistent enough to even win a set.

Q. Do you like playing counter punchers like him?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Well, I mean, you have to play everybody. I just try to do my game and make him struggle with the shots, break some rhythm.

But he's, for sure, a tough player to play.

Q. Do you see similarities between his and your game? The way you talk about his game, it sounds as though you're talking about your own.

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, it's a bit similar. I think he's also trying to play uncomfortable for the player, first of all. For sure he can hit some winners. So it's pretty close game, I think.

Q. What would you say is your best quality as a tennis player, and what as a human person?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Sorry. I don't really understand the question.

Q. What is the best quality of yours as a tennis player? Outside of the tennis court, what is your best quality as a person?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: On the tennis court, probably I play relaxed. You know, I enjoy the tennis. I don't get tight too much. I play really freely. Sometimes it pays off. I have fun. I try to fight every point, do the right things.

Q. In terms of strokes?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Strokes, I try to also do all the strokes, play different shots. I can't say I have a best shot because sometimes I play winners from everywhere, and sometimes I also struggle and you can't really explain it.

One match I serve 15, 20 aces, and today I served 23% in the first set. I'm trying to make my game more consistent.

And off the court, probably I try to be honest with all people.

Q. If you could beat the No. 4 in the world, do you feel confident you can beat the No. 5 in the next round?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Well, I think every match is different. I'm very happy I won today. But, I mean, the day after tomorrow is going to be like a completely different match.

I need to, you know, forget about this match and go into the next round. I mean, it's a good run, and you can make it even better.

Q. You say you try to be honest. Were you surprised when you got a letter from the Tennis Integrity Unit or not?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: I wasn't really surprised because I knew some guys, you know, like Russian guys, they got those letters. They were asked some questions. I wasn't really surprised of that. I just had a few questions to answer, so...

Q. Tipsarevic the other day said that these letters come mostly to the Russian players and eastern European countries and he thinks it's not fair. Do you agree with that?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: I don't know. I don't ask the other players do they get them or not. It's really like each player's business what he gets. If it's like that, probably those countries are more poor. Maybe more players are involved in some kind of something. I'm not really informed to comment that.

Q. You've been out here since December 5. Have you been in Adelaide training?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, I've been for like 10 days in Adelaide. Then I came to Melbourne to practice with the Aussie guys playing in the playoffs.

Q. Then Brisbane obviously, and Sydney.

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Then I went to Brisbane a week before the tournament.

Q. Do you think that's helped you, that extra time to get used to surface?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, for sure, because I don't really like the heat. I got used to it more here.

Q. When you're not playing tennis, what do you like to do?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Not really, I don't like to watch sports. I don't even watch TV when I'm off the court. I just like to relax with my friends, drive my car.

Q. Which is what?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: A Subaru.


http://www.australianopen.com/en_AU/news/interviews/2011-01-24/201101241295843547183.html

dombrfc
01-24-2011, 08:26 AM
Yayyy

marat_roger
01-26-2011, 09:25 AM
he's got an amazing game, will watch more of his matches for sure!

guille&tati4life
01-26-2011, 12:32 PM
Well, it took a few years but I see the thread has finally got going

locyka19
01-26-2011, 01:01 PM
For half a year ago I'm impressed with Dolgo's game,but anyone know how is it possible that he has some 80 carrier matches total,while his peers like Djokovic has well over 400 matches? I guess the key word in Dolgo 's carrier is that despite he's over 22,he has no experience on tour. Time to gain confidence.

Jacques_Ukraine
01-26-2011, 02:21 PM
Can someone post the name of his mother when she was a gymnast please ??

Elena ...... ????

Judio, are you sure that Dolgo' mother first name is Elena?

You could find Elena Dolgopolova in Russian language Internet, but of course she (born in 1980) has not any connection to our tennisist (born in 1988). The fact is that Dolgo's father is of Russian origin and Dolgopolov (Dolgopolova for women) is widespread Russian surname and you could find thousands people with such surname. So we need to know the girl name of Dolgo's mother. I've tried to search in Russian and Ukrainian internet, but without success for the present. I guess mother is not very public person now. I'll continue my attempts to find an answer to your question :)

bibatof
01-28-2011, 05:18 PM
Judio, are you sure that Dolgo' mother first name is Elena?


Alex's mom is called Elena According to his ATP profile : http://www.atpworldtour.com/Tennis/Players/Top-Players/Alexandr-Dolgopolov.aspx

bibatof
01-28-2011, 05:34 PM
Interview with Alexandr Dolgopolov after his match against Murray AO 26-01-2011

Q. What was the experience like out there in a quarterfinal of a Grand Slam tournament?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: It was a really good match, you know. Andy played really well. I was trying to keep up. I think I was showing a pretty good match. I mean, he was just more solid for me today. He played better.

Q. You play very flamboyant and entertaining tennis, which is terrific. Is consistency something you have to work on?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, for sure. I mean, you always want to get more consistent.
But, you know, today, I mean, just hitting with him on the baseline was just suicidal to lose three easy sets. I had to go for the balls and I think I was playing the right tactic.
When I get better in the physics and I play better, I'll get more of those balls and maybe there will be a tighter match.

Q. Did it give you a feeling of how much you have to make up on the top players?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, for sure. I think I'm playing better tactically in the important moments. But I still need to practice and get better to beat these kind of players more.

Q. You played Rafa a few months ago. How would you see Andy's chances against him?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: I don't know. It will be a tough match. They're both really good. They like to play on the baseline. So it's always fun to watch their matches.

Q. Who would you pick?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: I don't know actually. It's too tough. I didn't really see Rafa now play much. But they're both good. I think if they play, it will be an interesting match.

Q. What was the difference between beating Soderling and losing to Andy? What did you find more difficult about playing Murray?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: For sure, he's more solid at this day, and he didn't give me much of easy points. You know, I had to take it away myself.
And with Robin, I mean, he made some errors, and I really needed to just stay in the point to win it. It's a bit different game. It was tougher today for me.

Q. Are you amazed at what you've done?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, for sure, I'm really happy that the year started this way. Really happy that I am playing this way. I'm really looking forwards towards the next tournaments. I'm confident now and I think I can do good.

Q. Have you heard from a lot of people like your parents?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, my parents are watching all the time, cheering for me. They're really happy. A lot of my friends as well. So it's really nice.

Q. I think your name used to be Dolgopolov, Jr.
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: That's because my father played tennis and he had the same name. I just took it away because I think it's too long to pronounce (smiling).

Q. When did you get rid of that part?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: I think it was somewhere in the summer.

Q. Last summer?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah.

Q. What do you expect about the next tournament in Buenos Aires, especially with another surface?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Well, first I would be really happy to get there because I need to make three visas for every country for one week, so that's pretty tough. Maybe I'll have to miss the first one in Brazil and go Buenos Aires, then Acapulco if I make it.
I'm happy to get on clay court and continue the year.

Q. It would be your first visit to Buenos Aires?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yes, to Buenos Aires it will be the first time.

Q. What part of your game do you think you've improved on during this tournament?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: For sure I'm more consistent, you know. I've changed my tactics to last year. I'm feeling more fit and better physically.
Towards the tournament, I got more confident. You know, changing the things in the first matches that were maybe not going well. Played really well, I think.

Q. At one stage during the match you looked up to the coach's box, and your coach wasn't there.
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, he went to the toilet, he told me. They were giving him a hard time getting back because they were saying, You don't have a box pass. He's like, Look, it's coach Dolgopolov. Yeah, he wasn't there for a few games.

Q. Is that disconcerting when you look up for a bit of inspiration from a coach and he's not there?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Not really. You just look up to see someone like cheer for you, and it makes you feel better. But if he's not there, he went somewhere for his business. I mean, it's not like a tragedy or anything.

Q. You showed a lot of good sportsmanship when you were beaten by great shots. Is that how you always respond, in that way?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: He overplayed me a lot of times, my good shots. So what can you do?

Q. There was one shot, an overhead, and Murray played it down the line. Maybe one of the shots of the tournament.
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, he just went for it because, I mean, my overhead was disgusting actually. You know, it was pretty tough. I missed a lot of today easy balls next to the net because I was trying to hit them without a bounce, the overheads. The ball was coming out from the roof to the right side. I missed a few. He missed one overhead as well. He did a lot of good shots.

Q. Is he smart as a tennis player?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, for sure, he's one of the smartest players. He tries to break your game. He plays really smart tactically. He doesn't give away a lot. You need to make him do the mistakes.

Q. You told us before the match that you like to drive, that you drive a Subaru. With your winnings, does this mean a new car?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: No, I'm still with the Subaru. I like it. I enjoy it.

Q. A few players have said the courts have been slower in the last two days because it's been colder. Did you find it that way?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: I don't know if it's from the cold. I felt it really with Robin, playing on center court, that it's much slower. I don't know if that's the weather or the arena also.
But it was slower on the arena for me, tougher to make winners.

Q. The third set you played some amazing tennis, then Andy got a jump on you in the fourth set. Did it take you by surprise or were you a bit let down after the third set?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: I think maybe I lost a bit of concentration because he was making me move a lot more than my other opponents. I was covering too much court today. That makes you lose sometimes like a few games, you just lose concentration. He played really well, made a few winners. He made the ball like really deep.
I just went back, tried to come back, but it was like two breaks. Too tough.

Q. What do you take away from this tournament?
ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: First of all confidence, that I can play with these players. I'm really happy that, you know, I got some goals together. I had a goal to do the second week. I'm happy I could do it, even though it was with pretty strong guys.
Yeah, mostly that and a lot of game experience.

Source: http://www.australianopen.com/en_AU/news/interviews/2011-01-26/201101261296028917298.html

Anya07
01-29-2011, 12:57 PM
Tsonga-Dolgopolov.Australian.Open.2011.3rd.incomplete (8 parts)

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Soderling-Dolgopolov.Australian.Open.2011.4th (13 parts)

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bibatof
01-31-2011, 02:36 PM
Alex reached a career-high ranking of #32 today ! Congrats Alex !!!:bigclap:

marat_roger
02-01-2011, 02:40 AM
Congrats indeed:bigclap:

Jacques_Ukraine
02-03-2011, 09:30 PM
Dolgo in action
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Jacques_Ukraine
02-03-2011, 09:32 PM
According to this she is

http://hr-hr.facebook.com/group.php?gid=107803992596549

Found only mother was a member of the USSR team on rhytmics gymnastics

Hewitt =Legend
02-06-2011, 09:30 AM
Dolgo is playing in Brazil this week where he is the 4th seed. He has a bye in the 1st round before he play either wildcard Romboli or RRH in the second round. His potential QF opponent is Starace. Hopefully he doesn't have a post AO hangover and can put in a good performance here.

bibatof
02-08-2011, 02:37 PM
Alex in brazil :)

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bibatof
02-08-2011, 10:22 PM
I just found this : Alex's official website :

http://alexanderdolgopolov.com/index.php

Hewitt =Legend
02-10-2011, 09:03 AM
Good article on Dolgo from Deuce Magazine:

As a child, Andre Agassi, Boris Becker and Andrei Medvedev were his play mates. So for Alexandr Dolgopolov Jr., it was always going to be a natural progression to the ATP World Tour.

There is something about Alexandr Dolgopolov Jr. Maybe it is the way his blond pony tail flops as he bounces around the court like the Energizer Bunny. Or could it be his balls? He can hit them early or late, big and hard, fast with spin or off-pace with slice. Dolgopolov plays with a sly, cheeky smile that seems to say ‘catch me if you can’. And the way he jerks his opponents about the court is almost like he is giving them the middle finger.

"Sascha was always travelling with his father and Andrei. So, he was used to being around the top players all the time."Without a doubt, Dolgopolov’s style is not for the tennis purist. This 22 year old from the Ukraine is definitely new school. His look and game could have very well been created by an Xbox engineer; serve powered by a hard drive add-on and groundstrokes fired by two analog triggers. All said, he is fast-paced and fun to watch. Plus, the players have given him a great nickname, the 'Dog'. Whether he is called that because his family name is hard to pronounce, or because he plays like a dog, nobody knows for sure. One thing that is certain, this kid has star power.

Some players are easy to define; baseliners, all-court, serve and volley. Not the 'Dog'. His tennis would fall under a different category, something like Slash and Burn. Or on an off day, Crash and Burn. If Dolgopolov’s tennis could talk, it might say to an opposing player, “what have you done lately?” And there is that little matter of his shot selection. At first glance it seems insane.

“Normally it depends how comfortable I am feeling in the match,” explains Dolgopolov. “I try to play unpredictable, and make my opponents uncomfortable.”

Even Andy Roddick commented on it after their match in Brisbane.

"I knew that he was aggressive to the point of psychosis," Roddick said to much laughter in a post match press conference.

Dolgopolov rarely gets excited about his great shots. He does not beat his chest, pump his fist, or scream out loud. At best you might catch him toss a wink up at his coach. Or acknowledge the applause of the crowd with a cat-that-ate-the-canary grin. The "Dog" is cool. The James Bond type of cool.

We should have seen him coming. The signs were there all last year. Three set losses to Radek Stepanek, Richard Gasquet and Tomas Berdych. And a five-set thriller which he lost 10-8 to Tsonga at Wimbledon. Then there were wins over Mardy Fish, Fernando Gonzalez, Mikhail Youzhny and Nicolas Almagro. But it was a straight sets loss to Rafael Nadal in Madrid that made the boys in the locker room sit-up straight and pay attention. Dolgopolov did not just play Nadal, but he appeared to tease him. Playing up on the baseline, he went toe-to-toe with Rafa whacking the 'Raging Bull' with inside-out forehands and taunting him with countless drop shots and lobs. For a couple of hours, it looked like Rafa was being controlled by a joystick and not by a 21 year old who's highest ranking to date was World No. 62.

You could say that Alexandr Jr. was born to play tennis. His father, Oleksandr Dolgopolov Sr. (note spelling change at the request of the son) was an excellent player himself on the Soviet national team and then went on to coach Andrei Medvedev to stardom. His mother, Elena, was a medal winning gymnast. Alexandr Jr., called Sascha by his family and close friends, spent more time on the court than in the cradle. At the age of three, the player's lounge on the ATP World Tour was his living room.

“I spent almost one year training under his (Alexandr's) father,” says Max Mirnyi. “His father was a very strict coach, extremely disciplined. And he made sure to teach all the strokes and shots of tennis. Sascha was always on the courts dragging the racquet behind him running after balls. He began to develop at a very young age.”

"If Dolgopolov's father is a clean cut ... then coach Jack Reader is a love-life bohemian."“Sascha was always travelling with his father and Andrei (Medvedev),” says Orest Tereshchuk, Ukraine’s Davis Cup captain. “So, he was used to being around the top players all the time. And I don’t think he is or has ever been shy of them. He is very comfortable at the top of the game.”

If father wanted son to follow the rules and regulations of a strict training regime, he was in for a spot of trouble. Not only did Alexandr Jr. not want to think inside of the box, but he wanted to be nowhere near it.

“My father is the type of coach that knows very much about tennis,” says Dolgopolov. “He can see how every player should play to get to his maximum potential. He likes results, not effort or anything else. And he does everything he can so results are positive. And he is very disciplined.”

'The Dog' did not want any part of that leash, so he broke free and went it alone. And then along came Jack.

If Dolgopolov’s father is a clean cut, shirt tucked in, strict disciplinarian carrying a stopwatch and a jump rope, then coach Jack Reader is a love-life bohemian with waves of unruly brown hair travelling with a carton of cigarettes and a case of beer. Upon meeting Jack you could almost hear Olexsandr Sr. shout, “Oh my God!”

Talk about chalk and cheese.

It seems everybody loves Reader. Check out his Facebook page after Dolgopolov’s great run at the Australian Open and there are well wishes and congratulations in Italian, German, Russian, English and Australian. On the ATP World Tour, Reader can be found after work at the pub nearest the official hotel where you can bet that he is already on a friendly first name basis with everyone from the janitor to the bar maid to the bum on the street.

"Never a dull moment with those two."So just how did Jack hook up with the 'Dog'? In a strange twist of irony, it began before Dolgopolov was even borne. Twenty-five years ago, Reader left Australia and moved to Europe where he played the pro circuit and club tennis in Germany and Italy. Those that knew Jack back then said he played his tennis matches with one hand on his racquet and the other hand on the ladies. But Reader’s time in Italy gave him more than just the dolce vita, he also formed a relationship with Corrado Tschabuschnig, who would go on to form Topseed Management Company and would many years later become Dolgopolov’s agent.

“In 2005, Jack tells me about this kid with amazing talent,” says Tschabuschnig. “It was a junior named Dolgopolov. It was not long until we signed him. Then in 2009, Dolgopolov split with his father and needed someone. Immediately, I thought of Jack.”

If you thought that Reader is all fun and games, you would be mistaken, super social and self-deprecating yes, careless no. Like a horse whisperer who is trying to soothe a wild mustang, Reader found that in order to get his young charge on track he needed to listen first.

“Jack is very smart as a coach,” claims Dolgopolov. “He is someone who respects your point of view, even though he has his own. He is very communicative, but when we talk tennis he prefers to talk less and listen more. But when he says something it is the right stuff.”

While many coaches attempt to stamp their influence on players right away, Reader took his time and used a ‘players don’t care what you know, unless that they know that you care’ approach. Instantly the two men clicked. The ATP World Tour was about to become “Jack and Sascha’s Excellent Adventure”.

At l'Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur, France, Jack and Sascha are at the check-in counter waiting for their boarding passes for the flight to Paris. The airline agent stares at Jack and then at Dolgopolov, and back again. Then after consulting with a colleague, he asks them if they have proof that they are a couple. Jack flashes a big sheepish smile, Dolgopolov cringes. The story goes that in an effort to save money on airfare, Reader found a special two-for-one promotional fare on the internet. Just one catch, it was for gay couples only.

“Never a dull moment with those two,” laughs Mirnyi, who witnessed the entire scene.

Jack and Dolgopolov have become much more than just coach and player. They even continue to share a room on the tour.

"He can do practically everything with the ball. His game is very rich. He has many ways to win the point and he is not afraid to go for it."“There are often a few minutes here and there when we can talk about his matches, or such,” says Reader. “We don’t have big sit down long talks, but rather we communicate bit-by-bit throughout the day. I like being with Sascha. He is a good kid. A real good kid.”

It is the middle of nowhere between Kiev and Moscow and Jack and Alexandr are lost. Instead of flying to Moscow they decided to drive. It should’ve only taken somewhere between twelve to fifteen hours to get there.

“We thought it would be a good chance to slow down a bit,” says Reader. “Talk about things; you know, things about life and not just tennis. And see the country side.”

Well, they certainly got what they wished for. While Dolgopolov has tricked out his Subaru SUV with the latest toys, with Reader sharing the driving a GPS might have been a good idea. Eventually, they made it in time for the President’s Cup.

As last year was ending and this year about to begin, Reader invited Dolgopolov to where else? The beach. In order to get acclimatized to the intense heat of Australia, Dolgopolov cut his holidays in the Ukraine short and travelled to Brisbane. There was plenty of fishing, swimming and surfing, and oh yes, some tennis. As Jack continued to put Alexandr the person first, and the tennis player second, there was a method to his supposed madness. Get Dolgopolov healthy and happy.

“He battled injuries for much of the last two years,” says Reader. “Not big ones, mind you, but little niggles that were constantly interrupting him. And when Sascha is happy and excited to go out and play, then he can do some amazing things on the court.”

"I am so proud of my son. I don’t have enough words to express the joy of how I feel."Robin Soderling would soon find out in the round of sixteen at the Australian Open. In a match that looked more like a drive-by shooting than a game played by gentlemen, Dolgopolov frustrated the World No. 4 with a barrage of quick strike serves and ballistic forehands. But it was that other stroke that irritated Soderling the most. Technically it is called a slice backhand, but it looks more like something a Sensei would teach in a martial arts class. Aesthetically pleasing no, incredibly effective, yes.

“He can do practically everything with the ball,” says Claudio Pistolesi, Soderling’s coach. “His game is very rich. He has many ways to win the point and he is not afraid to go for it. He has amazing acceleration. He plays very fast and it can be uncomfortable to play against him. Jack (Reader) brought so much to his game, taught him how to mix it up more. But also Jack provided stability. That is easy to say, but tough to do. He (Reader) showed a lot of patience with him.”

“I am not surprised by his performance at the Australian Open,” claims Tereshchuk. “Having seen him play so much over the years, I know what he is capable of doing on a tennis court. He is a very special player.”

It has been nearly 20 years since Olexsandr Sr. looked on proudly as his little Sascha played with the world’s best players while entertaining everyone who passed by. Now it is happening all over again.

“I am so proud of my son,” says Olexsandr Sr. overcome with emotion over the telephone from Kiev. “I don’t have enough words to express the joy of how I feel.”

Of all the things that Dolgopolov’s father gave his son over the years, maybe it was the freedom to let Alexandr Jr. go out on his own that was the greatest gift of all. For he can rest assured that Reader will watch his son’s back, and that all those lessons that he tried to instill in his son were not in vain nor forgotten.

http://www.atpworldtour.com/News/DEUCE-Tennis/DEUCE-Australian-Open-2011/Alexandr-Dolgopolov.aspx

locyka19
02-10-2011, 09:06 PM
Alex in the semifinal of the Brasil Open

thehotstuff66
02-12-2011, 05:00 PM
didnt know who he wasnt until the soderling match at the AO this year...great mover, love his shots and cant wait to see him play again...I call him the "baby federer" as he moves like my fed....hope he wins today at the brazil open but at least he got to his first final..yay and go alex...


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ciprianned
02-12-2011, 11:09 PM
he can win the title ! :)

Hewitt =Legend
02-15-2011, 07:22 AM
The Hot Dog is playing the 2nd match of the night session against Acasuso. Chucho is on his way back from injury and isn't playing too well at the moment but the home crowd advantage and atmosphere will certainly give him some incentive to play well.

Yolkina
02-26-2011, 10:01 AM
In buenos-Aires with Andreev ....( 2011 )



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Yolkina
02-26-2011, 11:01 AM
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Sonja1989
02-26-2011, 11:59 PM
Vote for his own forum here:
http://www.menstennisforums.com/showthread.php?t=178069

Regenbogen
02-27-2011, 08:14 PM
Thanks for the heads-up Sonja...don't know if he'll get one that soon though, I mean, the Canadians don't have one yet. :unsure:

Regenbogen
02-28-2011, 07:09 AM
I felt like drawing and ended up doing a really messy/terrible sketch of him. First time I have drawn with actual pencil and paper in like...2 years. :o

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y92/phrosie/ART/art_dolgopolov.png

Eden
03-02-2011, 08:00 PM
PJY4hlliaLU

krystlel
03-02-2011, 09:27 PM
I felt like drawing and ended up doing a really messy/terrible sketch of him. First time I have drawn with actual pencil and paper in like...2 years. :o

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y92/phrosie/ART/art_dolgopolov.png
Your messy style is interesting, especially how it still looks really accurate despite that. :) Thanks for sharing!

Yolkina
03-03-2011, 08:13 AM
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MsTree
03-06-2011, 10:15 AM
PJY4hlliaLU

I uploaded this feature capped from TV http://www.mediafire.com/?j1t8l13nnq1pq4w

Like the rock climbing pics!

Yolkina
03-10-2011, 03:00 PM
Alex will be bloggind during IW ....

http://bnpparibasopenblog.com/2011/03/bnp-paribas-open-alexandr-dolgopolov/

Bobble
03-14-2011, 08:42 PM
IW 2011, seeing him hit in person is pretty amazing:

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Yolkina
03-15-2011, 10:38 AM
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Bobbie thank you for the pictures ...

Yolkina
03-18-2011, 09:45 AM
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Yolkina
03-18-2011, 09:46 AM
Alex and Xavier in finals in IW ......:worship:

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Yolkina
03-20-2011, 11:00 AM
DOLGOPOLOV / MALISSE COMPLETE GIANT KILLING RUN .

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The first-time pairing of Alexandr Dolgopolov and Xavier Malisse completed their giant-killing run at the BNP Paribas Open, defeating Olympic gold medalists Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka 6-4, 6-7(5) 10-7 in the doubles final at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament .
Dolgopolov said about their unlikely road to the title, “We just said hi before this tournament, and we weren't like really close. He just asked me, ‘Do you want to play?’ like 15 minutes to the deadline of the doubles because I wasn't planning playing doubles here and here we are, winning the tournament. So it's pretty amazing.”

Over the tournament fortnight, the Ukrainian-Belgian pairing ousted top seeds Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan, US Open doubles finalists Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi, and three Top 10 singles players in Federer, Andy Murray (w/J. Murray) and Tomas Berdych (w/Tipsarevic). Their five wins all came in a Match Tie-break.

“For sure we were doing that the whole tournament, so I wasn't really nervous in the final,” Dolgopolov said of playing the Match Tie-break. “We had a lot of luck throughout the tournament. You don't want to lose it because you're nervous or something. You get lucky, you win; if not, you lose. We just went for it and got a bit of luck as well in the final.”

It was the first title for the 22-year-old Dolgopolov and the fifth doubles title for the 30-year-old Malisse, whose biggest win came seven years ago at Roland Garros with Olivier Rochus.
“I think we just go out there and have fun,” said Malisse of their success. “That's the main reason. That's what we said in the beginning. And we return really well, so we make the other guys play all the time. At the net we can manage, and I think we serve well. Those are the things that you need in doubles, I guess. Especially the return, which is every time second serve we make them play and it makes a big difference.”

Federer and Wawrinka, who had ousted defending champions Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez in the semi-finals, were teaming up in a tournament for the first time since capturing the gold medal at the Beijing Olympics. The loss ended their winning streak at 10 matches.

“I thought I played actually well today, in singles and in doubles,” said Federer, who lost his singles semi-final to Novak Djokovic earlier in the day. “Sure, it's a bit of a pity that I couldn't get either one of them, but that's how it goes when you sign up for doubles. That's what can happen.

“It's no problem. I thought I played good in the singles. I also thought the week with Stan in doubles was a lot of fun and I really enjoyed it. I just thought Dolgopolov and Malisse played really well today in the final.”

Dolgopolov and Malisse said they continue playing together during the upcoming clay-court swing. ATP .


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BRAVO Alex !

Yolkina
03-20-2011, 04:01 PM
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Regenbogen
03-20-2011, 06:25 PM
Awesome to see them do so well here. :banana:

Yolkina
03-21-2011, 11:36 AM
Absolutely brilliant point from the Poney-Tails Team against the swiss boys ...


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Yolkina
03-24-2011, 10:12 AM
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Regenbogen
03-28-2011, 12:02 AM
He has the center court night match tomorrow, wtf?! But I know I can watch it on TV now!

Bobble
03-29-2011, 07:57 PM
Great finish against Tsonga today, hope he has enough gas in the tank for Rafa.

Sombrerero loco
03-30-2011, 12:37 AM
playing nadull next, all the best alex!

khulood
03-31-2011, 01:30 PM
Great performance Dolgo !

Keep it UP <3

Nole The Djoker
04-04-2011, 05:17 PM
Hey

Did you know this InTerView ? http://www.wearetennis.com/blog/483

Alex is definitively a nice guy !

Yolkina
04-09-2011, 03:35 PM
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Puschkin
04-22-2011, 07:06 AM
Monte Carlo 10 April 2011:

fast_clay
04-22-2011, 09:28 PM
dolgo... yes...

magic999
05-10-2011, 10:42 AM
More Dolgo from Monte Carlo Rolex Masters (sorry about the crap quality of the photos, the match was enjoyable, although D lost quickly to Gulbis, showing in the process flashes of flamboyant, inspired tennis which immediately made me his fan; also had a feeling he gave up on the match early on, which could be excused if he was still recovering from injury at that time).

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TNX1.0E6TOPCA
05-26-2011, 01:15 PM
16 photos in a slideshow (4.40 Mo - no ads) hosted at my photobucket
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first time I watched Dolgopolov, great match, great show. He is all smile and nice with his fans.

bleu_cheese
06-03-2011, 06:00 AM
Nice to see he has a forum now, I'll have to stay posted.

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
07-31-2011, 12:01 AM
great job in Umag, he will play final today against Marin Cilic


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ATP NEWS

In the final Cilic will face second seed Alexandr Dolgopolov, who dismissed defending champion Juan Carlos Ferrero 6-4, 6-4. The Ukrainian converted three of his 10 break point opportunities and won 86 per cent of points on his first serve to prevail in 85 minutes.

"I played pretty well and did the right things," reflected Dolgopolov. "I managed to break up his rhythm and not play long points, so I’m happy with the way I played. I had lost four matches in a row in my last tournaments, so I was pretty nervous [at the start of the week], but I’ve been playing better and better and I’m happy with my game.

"I think it’s going to be a tough match [against Cilic]," he added. "He serves well and plays steady on the court. I will try to make winners and go in a bit, hit drop shots, try to break up the game a bit."

World No. 26 Dolgopolov has made a significant stride up the South African Airways 2011 ATP Rankings this season, having started ranked No. 48, and will contest his second ATP World Tour final. In February, he finished runner-up to Nicolas Almagro on clay in the Costa do Sauipe title match, shortly after reaching the Australian Open quarter-finals (l. to Murray).

Yolkina
08-01-2011, 08:36 AM
:worship: Bravo Alex for winning your first title in Umag ! Congrats!:)

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Ausie
08-01-2011, 08:13 PM
great job Sasha. Good luck in US tournament:)

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
08-01-2011, 11:21 PM
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There's always a first time





First-Time Winner Spotlight Alexandr Dolgopolov

by ATP Staff | 01.08.2011


Second seed Alexandr Dolgopolov became the seventh first-time winner on the ATP World Tour this season when he defeated home favourite and fourth seed Marin Cilic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in Sunday’s final at the ATP Studena Croatia Open in Umag. ATPWorldTour.com caught up with the new champion following his victory.


How does it feel to win your first ATP World Tour title?
I’ve played pretty well for the last year, but couldn’t manage to get a win. I think it’s good because I worked hard to get to the final and then I managed to win it, so I’m really happy. I was first in the rankings in Ukraine, but I hadn’t won a title and everyone was talking about that a bit. It’s a good moment. I’ll keep on working and try and get higher and higher in the rankings.

It’s been just over an hour since you won, how many text messages have you received?
Around 20 from my friends and people I know in the Ukraine.

How did your approach to this final differ compared to the one in Costa do Sauipe?
I think I was a bit more confident because I didn’t lose a set until the final. I know my game pretty well now. The conditions suited me and it was the right day. I think my form was a bit better.

Talking about your season overall, how happy have you been with the highlights?
I’m really happy with the season. The clay-court campaign (in the spring) could have been better; I was playing pretty solid at a lot of tournaments but couldn’t win anything. I hope to get better and come back.

Did you think your first title would come on clay? What’s your favourite surface?
Pretty much clay, but I wasn’t thinking about my first title. I was concentrating more on the ranking and stuff like that.

Is your goal still to reach the Top 20 at the end of the year?
Yeah, pretty much. If you are Top 20, or better Top 15, you can really plan your year better. You are able to practise more because if you are down at No. 30 or No. 40 you need to play more than practise, which makes it tough. For sure I would like to reach the Top 15 then go from there.

What are your hobbies? What do you like to do off court?
I like to spend time with my friends and I like to race cars. That’s pretty much it. I just get back, do what normal people do - go out, go bowling, play baseball and just forget about tennis.

RonaldGomez
08-23-2011, 01:41 PM
How is his health at the moment ? Last year he wasn't able to defend his chances during the USO, I hope it will be better this time :)

VolandriFan
09-02-2011, 02:22 PM
Into R3 against Karlovic.

Any photos from R2?

SVK
09-04-2011, 03:30 AM
He was playing some amazing tennis against Karlovic...finally, after those health problems and pretty bad performances earlier...

Btw, how it´s with him and Davis Cup? I would love to see him playing here, but I´ve heard he still has some problems with federation...

Sunset of Age
09-07-2011, 01:28 AM
:wavey: Hi folks, as some of you might already have noticed on GM - Dolgo is firmly on my list of favourites for about a year, and despite losing yesterday, he's had an awesome run at this year's USO.

Great, charming, charismatic guy with all the shots you can imagine. Just needs some work on his mental fortitude and tactics (still a bit too 'playful' at times I think), but the guy's going places in the upcoming years, I'm sure of that! :D

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
09-09-2011, 09:59 AM
Karin ... yessss :wavey:


Little tribute to Alexandr Dolgopolov
He made it through fourth round at the US Open 2011


No. 22 seed Alexandr Dolgopolov is making just his second US Open main draw appearance. The 22-year-old from Ukraine reached the quarters of the Australian Open in January, knocking out Tsonga and Robin Soderling in his best career Slam showing. This has been a breakout year for Dolgopolov, who won his first career title in July (Umag Croatia).


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Alexandr Dolgopolov def. Frederico Gil of Portugal - Day One of the 2011 US Open on August 29, 2011.

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
09-09-2011, 10:00 AM
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Alexandr Dolgopolov def. Fabio Cipolla of Italy - Day Four of the 2011 US Open on September 1, 2011.

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
09-09-2011, 10:00 AM
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Alexandr Dolgopolov def. Ivo Karlovic of Croatia - Day Six of the 2011 US Open on September 3, 2011.

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
09-09-2011, 10:03 AM
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Alexandr Dolgopolov lost to Novak Djokovic - Day Eight of the 2011 US Open on September 5, 2011. *Dolgopolov hit 25 winners to Djokovic's 13* :angel:


Epic tie-breaker in the 1st set

The remainder of the first set leading up to the tiebreaker saw the two men exchange healthy rallies off the ground, Djokovic seeming to find his comfort -- and his grunt -- at 6-5. But the Serb flubbed a backhand long and then watched an ace sail past him to bring the set to a tiebreaker.

It was there that the two players brought out electric tennis from one another. Dolgopolov found lead at 3-0 and then 4-1 thanks to his wicked slices only to yank a forehand well long to bring the score to 4-4.

The Ukranian had set points at 6-5 and 7-6, but could not convert. Down a set point at 7-8 himself, Dolgopolov delivered a sideways backhand volley that cut across the court and kissed the line, bringing the breaker to 8-8. As Djokovic took a 12-11 advantage, a volley from the No. 1 clipped the tape and allowed Dolgopolov to rush the net, hitting two overheads before lobbing Djokovic, whose own defensive lob went just long of the baseline.

With the score at 12-12 and the players switching sides for the fourth time, fans -- some of them who had waited hours to get into the match -- gave the men a deafening standing ovation, many of them already on their feet from the excitement of the point before.

Djokovic came in behind a strong forehand at 13-14 down to knock away a forehand volley winner. He then slipped a serve up the T, drawing an error from Dolgopolov and, on his fifth set point of the breaker, watched a Dolgopolov forehand land just beyond the baseline.

The three-time major champ lept into the air, pumping his fist and turning to the crowd that was again on its feet, applauding the display of craft and guile the two men had put on for the one hour, 16 minute set. :worship:

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
09-09-2011, 10:25 AM
An Interview With: Alexander Dolgopolov

Monday, September 5, 2011


Q. What do you think happened in the tiebreak and why did you lose that tiebreak?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: I think he wear me out in the first points and I was a bit tired. When I was serving for it on 4-1, I got an unlucky call. I mean, I was leading in points and attacking. One unlucky call, and then it turned around and it was a tough tiebreak for me. You know, I was trying to play steady because I saw he wasn't comfortable with the rhythm. You know, I wear myself out, as well, for the match. I mean, it was a really tough tiebreak.

Q. Everybody knows about your talent, your different game. What do you think you need to be really in the top?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, I felt comfortable on the court. I think I just need to get my first serve for sure. You can't play a great returner like that, you know, serve around 40%, that's impossible. For sure, you know, get my fitness together to be able to compete like five sets like this because I was, you know, a bit more tired in the second set and the third set. That, of course, made me make more unforced errors. Yeah, I think pretty much it.

Q. After you lost the heartbreaking tiebreaker, did you have a feeling it was Djokovic, that was it right there?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: No, I don't think the tiebreak would change the match even if I won it. I mean, he's better than me physically now. I wasn't serving that well, you know, to compete all five sets with him. I mean, I was a bit unlucky on the tiebreak, so I was just trying to play the match.

Q. Was that the most exciting atmosphere and tiebreak you ever played? Did you enjoy the crowd?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Yeah, for sure. It was really nice to play. People I think liked the fight in the first set and they were enjoying. So it was just fun to be on the court.

Q. During the tiebreak, Novak was smiling during the second half of it. Seemed like he had an appreciation of how much fun it was. Did you have an appreciation of how much fun the tiebreak was and were you having fun playing it?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: For sure I was having fun just stepping on the court, so much people, good court, playing Novak. I mean, I made a good result on the tournament. I was just happy to play tennis. For sure he was the favorite. I gave a bit of a fight, but I still need some work.

Q. Can you talk about his mental toughness. Do you think players find it increasingly tough to play against him now because he's so mentally strong?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: I don't know. I was just, you know, playing the game. I don't think he made he was just tougher than me in fitness. He didn't, you know, do anything like exceptional on the tiebreak. I had my chances; I didn't take them. So, of course, he's really solid and better in fitness and just more steady than me now.

Q. You had four set points in the tiebreak. Did you think at any point it could be the one where you could pull it out?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: Not really. I wasn't thinking about that. I think I could have just gone more for my shots. I was just thinking to win that set. But that just wore me out in the physical. So I could have just taken a bit more risk in that. But mostly I played it fine.

Q. Did you ever play with Santoro and what do you think about him?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: I never played him, but I think he has a fun game to watch. Players are really irritated to play him. I think he was a nice player.

Q. They say you are the new Santoro. What do you think about that?

ALEXANDR DOLGOPOLOV: I don't think so. I think I have a bit more in my game. I can serve better, play some flat shots, sometimes go to the net. I think I use a bit more of my game. Of course, I use the slice. But today, you know, playing flat with Novak, I mean, it's impossible. He just is so solid. So I tried to mix it up.

Sunset of Age
09-21-2011, 07:56 PM
Nice victory over Baghdatis in Metz today!
Keep it going, Dolgo! :cheerleader:

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
09-21-2011, 11:57 PM
Happy for his today's victory, into QF :angel:


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ATP NEWS - Moselle Open, Metz (France)

Third seed Alexandr Dolgopolov denied Marcos Baghdatis his 200th match win as he rallied past the Cypriot 6-7(5), 7-5, 6-3 at the Moselle Open on Wednesday.

Baghdatis came back from 3-5 down in the first set tie-break to clinch the 56-minute opening set, but rued his three missed opportunities to go up a break in the second. Dolgopolov drew level with a break on set point and built a 3-0 lead in the third, proceeding to claim the victory after two hours and 20 minutes.

Dolgopolov, currently at a career-high No. 29 in the South African Airways 2011 ATP Rankings, is making his first appearance since a fourth-round run at the US Open (l. to Djokovic). He is through to his eighth tour-level quarter-final of the season.



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Puschkin
09-23-2011, 06:53 AM
Long and nice interview with Alex in the October edition of French Tennis Magazine. I have no time to translate it, but he talks about his early life, when he travelled a lot and played tennis as a child with the great players. He also talks about his heriditary illness, Gilbert syndrom, which forces him to play differently, he speaks about the low interest in tennis in Ukraine and his passion about cars and speed.

VolandriFan
09-23-2011, 07:54 AM
Alex plays his doubles partner, Malisse, next.

Sunset of Age
09-23-2011, 09:15 PM
Alex plays his doubles partner, Malisse, next.

Turned out to be a very easy job for Alex. Too bad about Malisse's injury...

Anyways, next on board: Tsonga!
Do-able, certainly if he plays the same level as he did today.

Go take it, Alex.

VolandriFan
09-24-2011, 02:41 AM
Xavier... :awww:

It's turning out to be a solid season for Alex after that rough patch around April. He's already beaten Jo twice this year, so I think he can do it again.

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TNX1.0E6TOPCA
10-05-2011, 02:13 PM
ATP WORLD TOUR UNCOVERED - Alexandr Dolgopolov


From : ATP World Tour | 4 Oct 2011

In season 3, episode 39, ATP World Tour Uncovered profiles Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov, who has reached new heights in 2011 with the help of coach Jack Reader.


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TNX1.0E6TOPCA
10-06-2011, 06:18 PM
06.10.2011
China Open - Beijing, China
Alexandr Dolgopolov and his girlfriend Viktoriia Zast visited the Great Wall of China on Wednesday.
Snaps from Alexandr's personal album. :angel:



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Pirata.
10-13-2011, 08:23 AM
Is this a new girlfriend? I saw him in Cincinnati and New Haven last year with a blonde girl who looked younger than this girl.

memetoo
10-14-2011, 03:16 AM
Is this a new girlfriend? I saw him in Cincinnati and New Haven last year with a blonde girl who looked younger than this girl.

I have seen this girl in Shanghai some days ago, she has beautiful smile and looked very young and lovely, and seems could not bear one minute without Sascha...the most important is...Sascha smiling like the sunshine when together with her...so sweet the partner is...lol :D

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
10-17-2011, 12:02 PM
Congrats, photos from Shanghai, he made it to his 1st QF in a Masters Series :worship:


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he speaks quite frankly, I like it!

Dolgopolov: Small crowd makes for strange match

Alexandr Dolgopolov says it was strange to play in front of so few fans in his win over Bernard Tomic at the Shanghai Masters. "For sure it's a bit weird," he said. "It's the third round of a Masters Series. You don't feel that atmosphere a bit, but still you need to make yourself play. It was pretty tough because the court is a bit faster, bounces are different. So it was really tough to stay out there and be motivated and try to play your best tennis."

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
10-17-2011, 08:10 PM
This week Kremlin Cup in Moscow... Cheers!

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Oct 16, 2011 - Alexandr Dolgopolov and his coach Jack Reader share a joke at the Kremlin Cup party on Sunday night.

tennis2018
10-18-2011, 12:03 PM
Wedding ring finger??

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
11-07-2011, 08:17 AM
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Alexandr Dolgopolov at St. Petersburg Open on October 24, 2011



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TNX1.0E6TOPCA
11-07-2011, 08:21 AM
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Happy Birthday Alex… 23!

• Age: 23 (07.11.1988)
• Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
• Residence: Kiev, Ukraine
• Height: 6' (183 cm)
• Weight: 160 lbs (73 kg)
• Plays: Right-handed
• Turned Pro: 2006
• Coach: Jack Reader

Personal

Began playing at age three...Nickname is "Dolgo"...Mother, Elena, was an ex-gymnast who earned a gold and silver medal at the European Championships...Father, Oleksandar, was a former ATP pro and coached Oleksander Jr from a young age until 2008...Also has a younger sister, Maria...Speaks Russian and English...Hobbies include car racing, driving his Subaru STIL and making internet games, which he is paid for...Favourite surface is clay...Ambition is to be ranked No. 1...Identifies his father as the most inspirational person in his life for helping become the tennis player that he is...If he wasn't a tennis player he would be Rally Car Driver as he loves to race...Made Davis Cup debut in September 2006.

Sombrerero loco
11-07-2011, 10:24 AM
happy birthday alex :)

Sunset of Age
11-07-2011, 05:40 PM
Happy Birthday to Alex! :aparty: :bdaycake: :cheerleader:

I'm hoping for a nice birthday present - a working serve. ;)

bibatof
01-13-2012, 09:52 PM
Alex on Twitter : https://twitter.com/#!/TheDolgo

Alex's official website : http://alexanderdolgopolov.com/

Sunset of Age
01-14-2012, 03:06 AM
Kraijeck rumours on tweeters have it that Dolgo will appear at the ABN AMRO tournament in Rotterdam coming February.
I hope it's true. :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:

Rovegun
01-14-2012, 01:33 PM
Kraijeck rumours on tweeters have it that Dolgo will appear at the ABN AMRO tournament in Rotterdam coming February.
I hope it's true. :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:


I hope for that as well... Rotterdam is a great tournament to take part and play

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
02-11-2012, 09:46 PM
2012 ROTTERDAM


MAIN DRAW

[1] Roger Federer (SUI) vs Nicolas Mahut (FRA)
Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) vs Igor Kunitsyn (RUS)
[WC] Igor Sijsling (NED) vs Jarkko Nieminen (FIN)
Lukasz Kubot (POL) vs [6] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR)

[4] Feliciano Lopez (ESP) vs Qual.
Robin Haase (NED) vs Nikolay Davydenko (RUS)
Alex Bogomolov (RUS) vs Sergiy Stakhovsky (UKR)
Flavio Cipolla (ITA) vs [5] Richard Gasquet (FRA)

[7] Viktor Troicki (SRB) vs [WC] Thiemo De Bakker (NED)
[WC] Jesse Huta Galung (NED) vs Ivan Ljubicic (CRO)
Qual. vs Philipp Petzschner (GER)
Michael Llodra (FRA) vs [3] Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG)

[8] Marcel Granollers (ESP) vs Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER)
Qual. vs Andreas Seppi (ITA)
Qual. vs Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)
Lukas Rosol (CZE) vs [2] Tomas Berdych (CZE)


Good Luck Dolgo!

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
02-11-2012, 11:10 PM
sweet dreams! :cat:

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TNX1.0E6TOPCA
02-20-2012, 07:07 PM
2012 OPEN 13 Marseille, France

[1] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) - Bye
Nicolas Mahut (FRA) vs [WC] Arnaud Clément (FRA)
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) vs Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA)
Flavio Cipolla (ITA) vs [8] Andreas Seppi (ITA)

[4] Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) - Bye
Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) vs Andreas Beck (GER)
Igor Kunitsyn (RUS) vs Qual. Roberto Bautista-Agut (ESP)
Go Soeda (JPN) vs [5] Richard Gasquet (FRA)

[7] Ivan Ljubicic (CRO) vs [WC] Florent Serra (FRA)
[WC] Paul-Henri *future daddy* Mathieu (FRA) vs Karol Beck (SVK)
Adrian Mannarino (FRA) vs Qual. David Goffin (BEL)
[3] Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) - Bye

[6] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) vs Lukas Rosol (CZE)
Qual. Marco Chiudinelli (SUI) vs Michael Llodra (FRA)
Matthias Bachinger (GER) vs Qual. Albano Olivetti (FRA)
[2] Mardy Fish (USA) - Bye


Better luck this time :cool:

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
02-22-2012, 07:38 PM
Listen up. A few words from Alexander Dolgopolov in Marseille *Plus Belle La Vie*

q4dppC_Zdkk



DOLGOPOLOV OVERCOMES SLOW START

Marseille, France

by ATP Staff | 22.02.2012

Sixth seed Alexandr Dolgopolov overcame a slow start against Czech Lukas Rosol in the first round to record a 2-6, 7-6(1), 6-3 victory. The World No. 18 hit 14 aces and won 75 per cent of his service points in the pair's first tour-level meeting over one hour and 40 minutes. Rosol hit 15 aces, but dropped to a 2-6 record this season. Dolgopolov reached the Brisbane International final (l. to Murray) last month.

He will next play 2010 champion and 2009 runner-up Michael Llodra

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
02-26-2012, 03:55 PM
2012 DUBAI, U.A.E.

MAIN DRAW

[1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs Cedrik-Marcel Stebe (GER)
Sergiy Stakhovsky (UKR) vs [WC] Omar Awadhy (UAE)
Ivan Ljubicic (CRO) vs Flavio Cipolla (ITA)
Igor Kunitsyn (RUS) vs [7] Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)


[3] Andy Murray (GBR) vs Qual. Michael Berrer (GER)
Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) vs Qual. Marco Chiudinelli (SUI)
Qual. Lukas Lacko (SVK) vs [WC] Sergei Bubka (UKR)
Benjamin Becker (GER) vs [5] Tomas Berdych (CZE)


[8] Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) vs Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR)
Qual. Andrey Golubev (KAZ) vs [WC] Marko Djokovic (SRB)
Adrian Mannarino (FRA) vs Lukas Rosol (CZE)
Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) vs [4] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)


[6] Mardy Fish (USA) vs Andreas Beck (GER)
Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) vs Richard Gasquet (FRA)
Nicolas Mahut (FRA) vs Feliciano Lopez (ESP)
Michael Llodra (FRA) vs [2] Roger Federer (SUI)


strong field this year <<<< Go DolGo Go Go >>>> :drive:

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
03-06-2012, 07:08 PM
Dolgo had some time to relax after the tournament in Dubai (l. to Del Potro in 1st round). Next week Indian Wells. The draw isn’t out yet. He is the 21st seed.

2012 Masters 1000 Indian Wells

THE SEEDS

1 Djokovic, Novak (SRB)
2 Nadal, Rafael (ESP)
3 Federer, Roger (SUI)
4 Murray, Andy (GBR)
5 Ferrer, David (ESP)
6 Tsonga, Jo-Wilfried (FRA)
7 Berdych, Tomas (CZE)
8 Fish, Mardy (USA)
9 Del Potro, Juan Martin (ARG)
10 Tipsarevic, Janko (SRB)
11 Isner, John (USA)
12 Almagro, Nicolas (ESP)
13 Simon, Gilles (FRA)
14 Monfils, Gael (FRA)
15 Lopez, Feliciano (ESP)
16 Gasquet, Richard (FRA)
17 Nishikori, Kei (JPN)
18 Mayer, Florian (GER)
19 Verdasco, Fernando (ESP)
20 Melzer, Jurgen (AUT)
21 Dolgopolov, Alexandr (UKR)
22 Monaco, Juan (ARG)
23 Wawrinka, Stanislas (SUI)
24 Cilic, Marin (CRO)
25 Troicki, Viktor (SRB)
26 Granollers, Marcel (ESP)
27 Raonic, Milos (CAN)
28 Stepanek, Radek (CZE)
29. Anderson, Kevin (RSA)
30. Roddick, Andy (USA)
31. Chela, Juan Ignacio (ARG)
32. Benneteau, Julien (FRA)


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TNX1.0E6TOPCA
03-07-2012, 07:36 AM
2012 Indian Wells

THE MAIN DRAW


[1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) - BYE
Qual. vs Qual.
Matthias Bachinger (GER) vs Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER)
[29] Kevin Anderson (RSA) - BYE
[18] Florian Mayer (GER) - BYE
Robin Haase (NED) vs Pablo Andujar (ESP)
Albert Ramos (ESP) vs [WC] Jesse Levine (USA)
[16] Richard Gasquet (FRA) - BYE
[12] Nicolas Almagro (ESP) - BYE
Qual. vs [WC] Sam Querrey (USA)
Santiago Giraldo (COL) vs [WC] Jack Sock (USA)
[17] Kei Nishikori (JPN) - BYE
[30] Andy Roddick (USA) - BYE
Ivo Karlovic (CRO) vs Lukasz Kubot (POL)
Alex Bogomolov Jr. (RUS) vs Sergiy Stakhovsky (UKR)
[7] Tomas Berdych (CZE) – BYE

[4] Andy Murray (GBR) - BYE
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) vs Rui Machado (POR)
Flavio Cipolla (ITA) vs Ryan Harrison (USA)
[25] Viktor Troicki (SRB) - BYE
[23] Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) - BYE
Qual. vs [WC] Robby Ginepri (USA)
Qual. vs Dudi Sela (ISR)
[13] Gilles Simon (FRA) - BYE
[11] John Isner (USA) - BYE
Qual. vs Qual.
Qual. vs Nicolas Mahut (FRA)
[22] Juan Monaco (ARG) - BYE
[32] Julien Benneteau (FRA) - BYE
Qual. vs Igor Kunitsyn (RUS)
Andreas Seppi (ITA) vs Olivier Rochus (BEL)
[8] Mardy Fish (USA) – BYE

[5] David Ferrer (ESP) - BYE
Ivan Dodig (CRO) vs Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)
Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE) vs Denis Istomin (UZB)
[31] Juan Ignacio Chela (ARG) - BYE
[19] Fernando Verdasco (ESP) - BYE
Cedrik-Marcel Stebe (GER) vs Ryan Sweeting (USA)
Qual. vs Qual.
[9] Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) - BYE
[14] Gael Monfils (FRA) - BYE
Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) vs Qual.
Lukas Rosol (CZE) vs Thomaz Bellucci (BRA)
[20] Jurgen Melzer (AUT) - BYE
[27] Milos Raonic (CAN) - BYE
Carlos Berlocq (ARG) vs Benoit Paire (FRA)
Dmitry Tursunov (RUS) vs [WC] Denis Kudla (USA)
[3] Roger Federer (SUI) – BYE

[6] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) - BYE
Michael Llodra (FRA) vs Ernests Gulbis (LAT)
Xavier Malisse (BEL) vs Qual.
[28] Radek Stepanek (CZE) - BYE
[24] Marin Cilic (CRO) - BYE
Potito Starace (ITA) vs David Nalbandian (ARG)
Bernard Tomic (AUS) vs Gilles Müller (LUX)
[10] Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) - BYE
[15] Feliciano Lopez (ESP) - BYE
Jeremy Chardy (FRA) vs Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)
Donald Young (USA) vs Steve Darcis (BEL)
[21] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) - BYE
[26] Marcel Granollers (ESP) - BYE
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) vs Tommy Haas (GER)
Alejandro Falla (COL) vs Leonardo Mayer (ARG)
[2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) - BYE

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
03-11-2012, 03:18 PM
Indian Wells

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Alexandr Dolgopolov and Xavier Malisse are defending doubles champs.
Yesterday they beat the French pair Gilles Simon/Nicolas Mahut 6-4 6-4

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
03-14-2012, 02:18 PM
2012 Indian Wells Men’s Singles

so far...
R1 = BYE
R2 = [21] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) def. Steve Darcis (BEL) 6-7(13), 6-3, 7-5
R3 = [21] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) def. Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) 6-4, 5-7, 6

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
03-15-2012, 11:51 PM
Dolgo did Well in Indian Wells… Round 4!

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Next up

[Chorus]
You put it down like New York City
I've never sleep
Wild like Los Angeles
My fantasy
Hotter than Miami :cool:
I feel the heat



oGlS44qJcY0

bibatof
04-04-2012, 08:30 AM
Alex got a wildcard to play Casablanca ATP 250 next week according to the official website of the tournament
http://www.frmt.ma/frmt/index.php/la-conference-de-presse-sur-la-28eme-edition-du-grand-prix-de-sm-hassan-ii-.html

SVK
04-09-2012, 12:41 AM
He will probably play Cipolla again...or Idmbarek...he is actually in a very good section, and can definitely win a title if he is healthy.

Filo V.
04-12-2012, 04:30 AM
Alex lost 4-6 1-6 to Cipolla in his first match in Casablanca.

Unfortunately he hasn't really found his top form this season and Cipolla is a bad match-up for him regardless. Hopefully he'll start picking it up as the European clay season is really the time for him to be having his best results. GL in Monte Carlo, Alex!

Rafter_forever
05-14-2012, 07:22 PM
Does he play Olympic Games? Or for problems whit his Fereration he miss them?

J99
06-12-2012, 10:34 AM
Alex lost 4-6 1-6 to Cipolla in his first match in Casablanca.

Unfortunately he hasn't really found his top form this season and Cipolla is a bad match-up for him regardless. Hopefully he'll start picking it up as the European clay season is really the time for him to be having his best results. GL in Monte Carlo, Alex!

How is he possibly a bad matchup for him, the thing you gotta understand is, that when the dog is on, he's no match for anyone, the match is always on his racquet, the other player doesn't know what he'll do next, so they are always guessing, the only way the dog loses is if he makes too many errors, which he tends to do more often than not these days.

Puschkin
06-20-2012, 06:46 PM
http://twitter.com/#!/TheDolgo

why not? :sad:

SVK
08-04-2012, 04:33 AM
Alex is playing Washington, beat Cipolla, Ramirez Hidalgo and Blake all in 2 sets, now Querrey in SF.

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
08-10-2012, 01:35 PM
Does he play Olympic Games? Or for problems whit his Fereration he miss them?


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TNX1.0E6TOPCA
08-10-2012, 01:46 PM
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*better late than never*


UMAG 2012

Defending champion Alexandr Dolgopolov has a hit with the children participating in Kids' Day at the ATP Vegeta Croatia Open Umag




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TNX1.0E6TOPCA
08-10-2012, 01:47 PM
UMAG 2012

Alexandr Dolgopolov gave a tennis clinic to the Umag hostesses



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TNX1.0E6TOPCA
08-10-2012, 01:51 PM
UMAG 2012

Alexander Dolgopolov is defending champion in Umag







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TNX1.0E6TOPCA
08-10-2012, 02:00 PM
UMAG 2012

July 12, 2012 - Alexandr Dolgopolov takes to the stage to deliver his version of Eminem and Rihanna's 'Love The Way You Lie' at the Umag Player Party on Thursday evening


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Love The Way You Lie lyrics


[Chorus - Rihanna:]
Just gonna stand there and watch me burn
But that's alright because I like the way it hurts
Just gonna stand there and hear me cry
But that's alright because I love the way you lie
I love the way you lie

[Eminem]
I can't tell you what it really is
I can only tell you what it feels like
And right now it's a steel knife in my windpipe
I can't breathe but I still fight while I can fight
As long as the wrong feels right it's like I'm in flight
High off of love, drunk from my hate,
It's like I'm huffing paint and I love it the more I suffer, I suffocate
And right before I'm about to drown, she resuscitates me
She fucking hates me and I love it.
Wait! Where you going?
"I'm leaving you"
No you ain't. Come back we're running right back.
Here we go again
It's so insane cause when it's going good, it's going great
I'm Superman with the wind at his back, she's Lois Lane
But when it's bad it's awful, I feel so ashamed I snapped
Who's that dude? I don't even know his name
I laid hands on her, I'll never stoop so low again
I guess I don't know my own strength








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TNX1.0E6TOPCA
08-10-2012, 02:06 PM
2012 WASHINGTON


Citi Open - Washington, D.C., U.S.A. - Alexandr Dolgopolov captured his first ATP World Tour 500 title with victory over Tommy Haas on Sunday, August 5, 2012




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DOLGOPOLOV OVERCOMES HAAS & RAIN TO CAPTURE WASHINGTON TITLE

CITI OPEN 2012 - Washington D.C., U.S.A.

by ATP Staff | 05.08.2012

Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov handed 34-year-old Tommy Haas his first loss in nine finals contested on U.S. soil, rallying past the German 6-7(7), 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C.

With victory at the ATP World Tour 500 tournament, the third event of the summer hard-court swing, Dolgopolov moves into a second-place tie with Atlanta champion Andy Roddick in the US Open Series Bonus Challenge Standings. Querrey, last week's Los Angeles champion and a semi-finalist in Washington, stands atop the leader board with 95 points.

"For sure, I’m very happy, and especially winning a match like that [which is] really tight, goes up and down, the rain breaks," said Dolgopolov. "I’m really happy with myself that I stayed concentrated and was in the match in all the three sets."

The fourth-seeded Haas was broken for just the second time this week with No. 2 seed Dolgopolov taking a 4-3 lead in the first set, but immediately got back on serve. Players briefly left the court due to a light shower after the ninth game, and returned to play two more games before heavy rainfall halted the match.

The final, which had begun at 4 p.m. local-time, resumed around 7:45 p.m. and Haas took the first set tie-break after capitalising on his fourth set point opportunity. He faced down four break points on serve in the second set, before Dolgopolov broke to draw level at one set apiece. The Ukrainian limited Haas to just one game in the decisive set, closing out the victory after two hours and 15 minutes.

"He was giving away more free points than he did in the first set and throughout the tournament when I watched him play," Dolgopolov said. "I think it was a part of him, a part of it being the final, a part of my game. Everything helped it to go wrong for him. He helped me a little bit in the last game of the second set. In the third set he was a bit frustrated, so it was really good I got an advantage at the start of the set."

Dolgopolov, 23, claimed his second ATP World Tour title (2-2 in finals), following last year's triumph in Umag. He is projected to move from No. 25 in the South African Airways ATP Rankings up to No. 16/17 with his first ATP World Tour 500 title.







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TNX1.0E6TOPCA
08-10-2012, 02:08 PM
Announcement


MONACO, DOLGOPOLOV CONFIRM KUALA LUMPUR PARTICIPATION

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

by Press Release | 23.07.2012

The Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur 2012 is thrilled to announce tennis’ newest Top 10 player, and one of the craftiest and most exciting players on the ATP World Tour, have confirmed Monday their participation in the US$947,750 ATP World Tour 250 tournament, to be held 22-30 September at Putra Stadium, Bukit Jalil.

Top-10 debutant Juan Monaco of Argentina, one of the standout players of the 2012 ATP World Tour season, will be making his first visit to Kuala Lumpur, while the “welcome back” mat will be laid out for Ukraine’s World No.17 Alexandr Dolgopolov.

Monaco and Dolgopolov join the previously confirmed David Ferrer of Spain, the World No. 5, who won his fifth title of the year last week in Bastad, Sweden, and Asian No. 1, Kei Nishikori, ranked No. 18.

Dolgopolov is also coming off a solid result in recent weeks on the ATP World Tour, having made the semi-finals in Umag, Croatia. Dolgopolov is one of the most exciting players in men’s tennis. The 23-year old Ukrainian was ranked No. 13 following the Australian Open earlier this year.

“I have fond memories of my last visit to Kuala Lumpur,” Dolgopolov said. “My coach Jack and I felt very comfortable and welcome in Malaysia and we are excited to return and play the highest quality tennis. I hope it will deliver another KL Champion from my part of Europe, and I would love it to be me.”







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voilà :wavey:

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
08-20-2012, 10:02 PM
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Good Luck! Нехай щастить!



This week 20-25 August 2012 Winston-Salem Open



THE MAIN DRAW


[1] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) - BYE
Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) vs Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)
Gilles Muller (LUX) vs Qual. Sergiy Stakhovsky (UKR)
[15] Pablo Andujar (ESP) - BYE
[12] Kevin Anderson (RSA) - BYE
Qual. Ernests Gulbis (LAT) vs Carlos Berlocq (ARG)
Go Soeda (JPN) vs [WC] Ryan Harrison (USA)
[6] Marcel Granollers (ESP) - BYE


[3] John Isner (USA) - BYE
Benoit Paire (FRA) vs Martin Klizan (SVK)
Alejandro Falla (COL) vs Qual. Michael McClune (USA)
[13] Jurgen Melzer (AUT) - BYE
[10] Viktor Troicki (SRB) - BYE
David Goffin (BEL) vs Nicolas Mahut (FRA)
Tommy Robredo (ESP) vs Lukasz Kubot (POL)
[8] Julien Benneteau (FRA) - BYE


[7] Sam Querrey (USA) - BYE
Santiago Giraldo (COL) vs Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA)
Donald Young (USA) vs Leonardo Mayer (ARG)
[9] Feliciano Lopez (ESP) - BYE
[14] [WC] David Nalbandian (ARG) - BYE
Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) vs Robin Haase (NED)
Yen Hsun Lu (TPE) vs Lukas Lacko (SVK)
[4] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) - BYE


[5] Andy Roddick (USA) - BYE
[WC] James Blake (USA) vs Albert Ramos (ESP)
Xavier Malisse (BEL) vs Steve Darcis (BEL)
[11] Denis Istomin (UZB) - BYE
[16] Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) - BYE
Tatsuma Ito (JPN) vs Qual. Benjamin Becker (GER)
Alex Bogomolov Jr. (RUS) vs Malek Jaziri (TUN)
[2] [WC] Tomas Berdych (CZE) - BYE

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
08-27-2012, 05:52 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/combo_dolgopolov_winston_salem_open_2012-i720c.jpg

it was a nice run






http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/dolgopolov_winston_salem_open_2012.jpg






http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/dolgopolov_winston_salem_open_23aug2012.jpg

WINSTON-SALEM, NC - AUGUST 23: Alexandr Dolgopolov walks to the court prior to his quarterfinals match against Sam Querrey in the Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University on August 23, 2012 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
08-27-2012, 05:55 PM
US OPEN 2012


MAIN DRAW

[1] Roger Federer (SUI) vs Donald Young (USA)
Qual. Maxime Authom (BEL) vs Bjorn Phau (GER)
Albert Ramos (ESP) vs [WC] Robby Ginepri (USA)
Rui Machado (POR) vs [23] Fernando Verdasco (ESP)
[25] Mardy Fish (USA) vs Go Soeda (JPN)
Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) vs Qual. Guido Pella (ARG)
Ivo Karlovic (CRO) vs Qual. Jimmy Wang (TPE)
Michael Russell (USA) vs [16] Gilles Simon (FRA)
[11] Nicolas Almagro (ESP) vs Radek Stepanek (CZE)
Nicolas Mahut (FRA) vs Philipp Petzschner (GER)
Blaz Kavcic (SLO) vs Flavio Cipolla (ITA)
[WC] Jack Sock (USA) vs [22] Florian Mayer (GER)
[27] Sam Querrey (USA) vs Yen Hsun Lu (TPE)
Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo (ESP) vs Somdev Devvarman (IND)
Denis Istomin (UZB) vs Jurgen Zopp (EST)
David Goffin (BEL) vs [6] Tomas Berdych (CZE)


[3] Andy Murray (GBR) vs Alex Bogomolov Jr. (RUS)
Qual. Hiroki Moriya (JPN) vs Ivan Dodig (CRO)
Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) vs Pablo Andujar (ESP)
Robin Haase (NED) vs [30] Feliciano Lopez (ESP)
[24] Marcel Granollers (ESP) vs [WC] Denis Kudla (USA)
Lukas Lacko (SVK) vs [WC] James Blake (USA)
Paul Henri Mathieu (FRA) vs Igor Andreev (RUS)
Santiago Giraldo (COL) vs [15] Milos Raonic (CAN)
[12] Marin Cilic (CRO) vs Marinko Matosevic (AUS)
Qual. Daniel Brands (GER) vs Adrian Ungur (ROU)
Qual. Tim Smyczek (USA) vs Qual. Bobby Reynolds (USA)
Qual. Guido Andreozzi (ARG) vs [17] Kei Nishikori (JPN)
[32] Jeremy Chardy (FRA) vs Filippo Volandri (ITA)
Tatsuma Ito (JPN) vs Matthew Ebden (AUS)
Martin Klizan (SVK) vs Alejandro Falla (COL)
Qual. Karol Beck (SVK) vs [5] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)


[8] Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) vs [WC] Guillaume Rufin (FRA)
Brian Baker (USA) vs Jan Hajek (CZE)
Qual. Grega Zemlja (SLO) vs Qual. Ricardo Mello (BRA)
Cedrik Marcel Stebe (GER) vs [29] Viktor Troicki (SRB)
[19] Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) vs Michael Llodra (FRA)
Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) vs Benoit Paire (FRA)
Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) vs Jarkko Nieminen (FIN)
Xavier Malisse (BEL) vs [9] John Isner (USA)
[13] Richard Gasquet (FRA) vs Albert Montanes (ESP)
Jurgen Melzer (AUT) vs Qual. Bradley Klahn (USA)
[WC] Steve Johnson (USA) vs Rajeev Ram (USA)
Ernests Gulbis (LAT) vs [21] Tommy Haas (GER)
[28] Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) vs Gilles Muller (LUX)
Tobias Kamke (GER) vs [WC] Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Qual. Igor Sijsling (NED) vs Daniel Gimeno Traver (ESP)
Kevin Anderson (RSA) vs [4] David Ferrer (ESP)


[7] Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) vs David Nalbandian (ARG)
Benjamin Becker (GER) vs Ryan Harrison (USA)
Lukasz Kubot (POL) vs Leonardo Mayer (ARG)
Tommy Robredo (ESP) vs [26] Andreas Seppi (ITA)
[20] Andy Roddick (USA) vs Qual. Rhyne Williams (USA)
Carlos Berlocq (ARG) vs Bernard Tomic (AUS)
Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) vs Fabio Fognini (ITA)
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) vs [10] Juan Monaco (ARG)
[14] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) vs Jesse Levine (USA)
Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) vs Qual. Matthias Bachinger (GER)
Steve Darcis (BEL) vs Malek Jaziri (TUN)
Sergiy Stakhovsky (UKR) vs [18] Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)
[31] Julien Benneteau (FRA) vs Olivier Rochus (BEL)
[WC] Dennis Novikov (USA) vs Jerzy Janowicz (POL)
Rogerio Dutra Silva (BRA) vs Qual. Teymuraz Gabashvili (RUS)
Paolo Lorenzi (ITA) vs [2] Novak Djokovic (SRB)


Good Luck The :dog:

Regenbogen
08-31-2012, 08:22 PM
On Sky Sport yesterday they showed this list of seeds where the ones who were out had their names crossed out. Dolgopolov's name was crossed out and I panicked and thought he withdrew. :lol: But he's playing now so it's all good.

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
09-12-2012, 11:16 PM
some reading while waiting for next tournament


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/the_dog.jpg


The Dog Unleashed


DEUCE EXTRA


by Robert Davis | 09.02.2011


As a child, Andre Agassi, Boris Becker and Andrei Medvedev were his play mates. So for Alexandr Dolgopolov Jr., it was always going to be a natural progression to the ATP World Tour.

There is something about Alexandr Dolgopolov Jr. Maybe it is the way his blond pony tail flops as he bounces around the court like the Energizer Bunny. Or could it be his balls? He can hit them early or late, big and hard, fast with spin or off-pace with slice. Dolgopolov plays with a sly, cheeky smile that seems to say ‘catch me if you can’. And the way he jerks his opponents about the court is almost like he is giving them the middle finger.

Without a doubt, Dolgopolov’s style is not for the tennis purist. This 22 year old from the Ukraine is definitely new school. His look and game could have very well been created by an Xbox engineer; serve powered by a hard drive add-on and groundstrokes fired by two analog triggers. All said, he is fast-paced and fun to watch. Plus, the players have given him a great nickname, the 'Dog'. Whether he is called that because his family name is hard to pronounce, or because he plays like a dog, nobody knows for sure. One thing that is certain, this kid has star power.

Some players are easy to define; baseliners, all-court, serve and volley. Not the 'Dog'. His tennis would fall under a different category, something like Slash and Burn. Or on an off day, Crash and Burn. If Dolgopolov’s tennis could talk, it might say to an opposing player, “what have you done lately?” And there is that little matter of his shot selection. At first glance it seems insane.

“Normally it depends how comfortable I am feeling in the match,” explains Dolgopolov. “I try to play unpredictable, and make my opponents uncomfortable.”

Even Andy Roddick commented on it after their match in Brisbane.

"I knew that he was aggressive to the point of psychosis," Roddick said to much laughter in a post match press conference.

Dolgopolov rarely gets excited about his great shots. He does not beat his chest, pump his fist, or scream out loud. At best you might catch him toss a wink up at his coach. Or acknowledge the applause of the crowd with a cat-that-ate-the-canary grin. The "Dog" is cool. The James Bond type of cool.

We should have seen him coming. The signs were there all last year. Three set losses to Radek Stepanek, Richard Gasquet and Tomas Berdych. And a five-set thriller which he lost 10-8 to Tsonga at Wimbledon. Then there were wins over Mardy Fish, Fernando Gonzalez, Mikhail Youzhny and Nicolas Almagro. But it was a straight sets loss to Rafael Nadal in Madrid that made the boys in the locker room sit-up straight and pay attention. Dolgopolov did not just play Nadal, but he appeared to tease him. Playing up on the baseline, he went toe-to-toe with Rafa whacking the 'Raging Bull' with inside-out forehands and taunting him with countless drop shots and lobs. For a couple of hours, it looked like Rafa was being controlled by a joystick and not by a 21 year old who's highest ranking to date was World No. 62.

You could say that Alexandr Jr. was born to play tennis. His father, Oleksandr Dolgopolov Sr. was an excellent player himself on the Soviet national team and then went on to coach Andrei Medvedev to stardom. His mother, Elena, was a medal winning gymnast. Alexandr Jr., called Sascha by his family and close friends, spent more time on the court than in the cradle. At the age of three, the player's lounge on the ATP World Tour was his living room.

“I spent almost one year training under his (Alexandr's) father,” says Max Mirnyi. “His father was a very strict coach, extremely disciplined. And he made sure to teach all the strokes and shots of tennis. Sascha was always on the courts dragging the racquet behind him running after balls. He began to develop at a very young age.”

“Sascha was always travelling with his father and Andrei (Medvedev),” says Orest Tereshchuk, Ukraine’s Davis Cup captain. “So, he was used to being around the top players all the time. And I don’t think he is or has ever been shy of them. He is very comfortable at the top of the game.”

If father wanted son to follow the rules and regulations of a strict training regime, he was in for a spot of trouble. Not only did Alexandr Jr. not want to think inside of the box, but he wanted to be nowhere near it.

“My father is the type of coach that knows very much about tennis,” says Dolgopolov. “He can see how every player should play to get to his maximum potential. He likes results, not effort or anything else. And he does everything he can so results are positive. And he is very disciplined.”

'The Dog' did not want any part of that leash, so he broke free and went it alone. And then along came Jack.

If Dolgopolov’s father is a clean cut, shirt tucked in, strict disciplinarian carrying a stopwatch and a jump rope, then coach Jack Reader is a love-life bohemian with waves of unruly brown hair travelling with a carton of cigarettes and a case of beer. Upon meeting Jack you could almost hear Olexsandr Sr. shout, “Oh my God!”

Talk about chalk and cheese.

It seems everybody loves Reader. Check out his Facebook page after Dolgopolov’s great run at the Australian Open and there are well wishes and congratulations in Italian, German, Russian, English and Australian. On the ATP World Tour, Reader can be found after work at the pub nearest the official hotel where you can bet that he is already on a friendly first name basis with everyone from the janitor to the bar maid to the bum on the street.

So just how did Jack hook up with the 'Dog'? In a strange twist of irony, it began before Dolgopolov was even borne. Twenty-five years ago, Reader left Australia and moved to Europe where he played the pro circuit and club tennis in Germany and Italy. Those that knew Jack back then said he played his tennis matches with one hand on his racquet and the other hand on the ladies. But Reader’s time in Italy gave him more than just the dolce vita, he also formed a relationship with Corrado Tschabuschnig, who would go on to form Topseed Management Company and would many years later become Dolgopolov’s agent.

“In 2005, Jack tells me about this kid with amazing talent,” says Tschabuschnig. “It was a junior named Dolgopolov. It was not long until we signed him. Then in 2009, Dolgopolov split with his father and needed someone. Immediately, I thought of Jack.”

If you thought that Reader is all fun and games, you would be mistaken, super social and self-deprecating yes, careless no. Like a horse whisperer who is trying to soothe a wild mustang, Reader found that in order to get his young charge on track he needed to listen first.

“Jack is very smart as a coach,” claims Dolgopolov. “He is someone who respects your point of view, even though he has his own. He is very communicative, but when we talk tennis he prefers to talk less and listen more. But when he says something it is the right stuff.”

While many coaches attempt to stamp their influence on players right away, Reader took his time and used a ‘players don’t care what you know, unless that they know that you care’ approach. Instantly the two men clicked. The ATP World Tour was about to become “Jack and Sascha’s Excellent Adventure”.

At l'Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur, France, Jack and Sascha are at the check-in counter waiting for their boarding passes for the flight to Paris. The airline agent stares at Jack and then at Dolgopolov, and back again. Then after consulting with a colleague, he asks them if they have proof that they are a couple. Jack flashes a big sheepish smile, Dolgopolov cringes. The story goes that in an effort to save money on airfare, Reader found a special two-for-one promotional fare on the internet. Just one catch, it was for gay couples only.

“Never a dull moment with those two,” laughs Mirnyi, who witnessed the entire scene.

Jack and Dolgopolov have become much more than just coach and player. They even continue to share a room on the tour.

“There are often a few minutes here and there when we can talk about his matches, or such,” says Reader. “We don’t have big sit down long talks, but rather we communicate bit-by-bit throughout the day. I like being with Sascha. He is a good kid. A real good kid.”

It is the middle of nowhere between Kiev and Moscow and Jack and Alexandr are lost. Instead of flying to Moscow they decided to drive. It should’ve only taken somewhere between twelve to fifteen hours to get there.

“We thought it would be a good chance to slow down a bit,” says Reader. “Talk about things; you know, things about life and not just tennis. And see the country side.”

Well, they certainly got what they wished for. While Dolgopolov has tricked out his Subaru SUV with the latest toys, with Reader sharing the driving a GPS might have been a good idea. Eventually, they made it in time for the President’s Cup.

As last year was ending and this year about to begin, Reader invited Dolgopolov to where else? The beach. In order to get acclimatized to the intense heat of Australia, Dolgopolov cut his holidays in the Ukraine short and travelled to Brisbane. There was plenty of fishing, swimming and surfing, and oh yes, some tennis. As Jack continued to put Alexandr the person first, and the tennis player second, there was a method to his supposed madness. Get Dolgopolov healthy and happy.

“He battled injuries for much of the last two years,” says Reader. “Not big ones, mind you, but little niggles that were constantly interrupting him. And when Sascha is happy and excited to go out and play, then he can do some amazing things on the court.”

Robin Soderling would soon find out in the round of sixteen at the Australian Open. In a match that looked more like a drive-by shooting than a game played by gentlemen, Dolgopolov frustrated the World No. 4 with a barrage of quick strike serves and ballistic forehands. But it was that other stroke that irritated Soderling the most. Technically it is called a slice backhand, but it looks more like something a Sensei would teach in a martial arts class. Aesthetically pleasing no, incredibly effective, yes.

“He can do practically everything with the ball,” says Claudio Pistolesi, Soderling’s coach. “His game is very rich. He has many ways to win the point and he is not afraid to go for it. He has amazing acceleration. He plays very fast and it can be uncomfortable to play against him. Jack (Reader) brought so much to his game, taught him how to mix it up more. But also Jack provided stability. That is easy to say, but tough to do. He (Reader) showed a lot of patience with him.”

“I am not surprised by his performance at the Australian Open,” claims Tereshchuk. “Having seen him play so much over the years, I know what he is capable of doing on a tennis court. He is a very special player.”

It has been nearly 20 years since Olexsandr Sr. looked on proudly as his little Sascha played with the world’s best players while entertaining everyone who passed by. Now it is happening all over again.

“I am so proud of my son,” says Olexsandr Sr. overcome with emotion over the telephone from Kiev. “I don’t have enough words to express the joy of how I feel.”

Of all the things that Dolgopolov’s father gave his son over the years, maybe it was the freedom to let Alexandr Jr. go out on his own that was the greatest gift of all. For he can rest assured that Reader will watch his son’s back, and that all those lessons that he tried to instill in his son were not in vain nor forgotten.

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
09-12-2012, 11:18 PM
from last US Open 2012


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/combo_dolgopolov_uso_2012.jpg




http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/dolgopolov_uso_2012_results.jpg





:cool:

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
09-12-2012, 11:22 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/gif_dolgopolov_cr12092012.gif

I was not aware... it's from his Wikipedia page


Health issues :awww:

Dolgopolov suffers from a hereditary disorder known as Gilbert's Syndrome, which affects his liver, blood and often causes fatigue. His condition worsens when he has to cross continents in extensive travel, requiring intravenous drug treatments and monitored diets to get himself back on track.

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
09-21-2012, 09:06 PM
according to his official website, next tournaments:

- Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur - 24th September 2012
- China Open, Beijing - 1st October 2012

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
09-22-2012, 09:59 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/a_dolgopolov_cr_zps410036f9.jpg

Kuala Lumpur 24-30 Sept. 2012

MAIN DRAW

[1] David Ferrer (ESP) - BYE
Qual. vs Alex Bogomolov Jr. (RUS)
[WC] Ariez Elyaas Deen Heshaam (MAS) vs Igor Sijsling (NED)
Lukas Lacko (SVK) vs [5] Feliciano Lopez (ESP)

[4] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) - BYE
Alejandro Falla (COL) vs Rajeev Ram (USA)
Matthew Ebden (AUS) vs [WC] Philip Davydenko (RUS)
Carlos Berlocq (ARG) vs [7] Julien Benneteau (FRA)

[6] Pablo Andujar (ESP) vs Denis Istomin (UZB)
Martin Klizan (SVK) vs Nikolay Davydenko (RUS)
Qual. vs Albert Ramos (ESP)
[3] Kei Nishikori (JPN) - BYE

[8] Jurgen Melzer (AUT) vs Vasek Pospisil (CAN)
Qual. vs Brian Baker (USA)
Qual. vs [WC] Jimmy Wang (TPE)
[2] Juan Monaco (ARG) - BYE

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
10-01-2012, 03:39 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/gif_results_kl_2012.gif



http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/results_dolgopolov_kl_2012.jpg




:o

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
10-01-2012, 03:41 PM
Beijing, China Open 1–7 October 2012

[1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs Qual. Michael Berrer (GER)
Marinko Matosevic (AUS) vs Carlos Berlocq (ARG)
Jurgen Melzer (AUT) vs Pablo Andujar (ESP)
Guillermo Garcia Lopez (ESP) vs [6] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR)

[4] Marin Cilic (CRO) vs [WC] Marius Copil (ROU)
Florian Mayer (GER) vs Fabio Fognini (ITA)
[WC] Ze Zhang (CHN) vs [WC] Di Wu (CHN)
Qual. Matthew Ebden (AUS) vs [5] Richard Gasquet (FRA)

[7] Tommy Haas (GER) vs Mikhail Youzhny (RUS)
Qual. Brian Baker (USA) vs Kevin Anderson (RSA)
Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) vs Qual. Alex Bogomolov (RUS)
Denis Istomin (UZB) vs [3] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)

[8] Fernando Verdasco (ESP) vs Sam Querrey (USA)
Julien Benneteau (FRA) vs Andreas Seppi (ITA)
Ryan Harrison (USA) vs Feliciano Lopez (ESP)
Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE) vs [2] David Ferrer (ESP)




Do your best :cool:

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
10-07-2012, 08:22 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/dolgopolov_beijing_3oct2012.jpg




2012 Shanghai Masters 1000 - 8 - 14 October 2012


[1] Roger Federer (SUI) - BYE
Qual. Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE) vs [WC] Ze Zhang (CHN)
Denis Stomin (UZB) vs Carlos Berlocq (ARG)
Albert Ramos (ESP) vs [13] Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)
[10] Marin Cilic (CRO) vs Qual. Lukasz Kubot (POL)
Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) vs Martin Klizan (SVK)
Fernando Verdasco (ESP) vs Go Soeda (JPN)
[7] Juan Monaco (ARG) - BYE

[3] Andy Murray (GBR) - BYE
Bernard Tomic (AUS) vs Florian Mayer (GER)
Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) vs Jeremy Chardy (FRA)
Jurgen Melzer (AUT) vs [15] Gilles Simon (FRA)
[11] Richard Gasquet (FRA) vs Qual. Brian Baker (USA)
Radek Stepanek (CZE) vs [WC] Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) vs Kevin Anderson (RSA)
[8] John Isner (USA) - BYE

[5] Jo Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) - BYE
Benoit Paire (FRA) vs Qual. Philipp Petzschner (GER)
Fabio Fognini (ITA) vs Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)
Qual. Marinko Matosevic (AUS) vs [12] Milos Raonic (CAN)
[14] Kei Nishikori (JPN) vs [WC] Di Wu (CHN)
Sam Querrey (USA) vs [WC] Zhe Li (CHN)
Qual. Michael Berrer (GER) vs Andreas Seppi (ITA)
[4] Tomas Berdych (CZE) - BYE

[6] Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) - BYE
Viktor Troicki (SRB) vs Mikhail Youzhny (RUS)
Qual. Alex Bogomolov (RUS) vs Tommy Robredo (ESP)
Tommy Haas (GER) vs [9] Nicolas Almagro (ESP)
[16] Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) vs Ryan Harrison (USA)
Feliciano Lopez (ESP) vs Alejandro Falla (COL)
Pablo Andujar (ESP) vs Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)
[2] Novak Djokovic (SRB) - BYE

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
10-15-2012, 09:08 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/2012_shanghai_results.gif


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/dolgopolov_results_shanghai_2012_.jpg




:cool:

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
10-15-2012, 09:11 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/dolgopolov_clr.jpg

some quotes



http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/quote_dolgopolov_01.jpg



http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/quote_dolgopolov_02.jpg




:angel:

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
10-15-2012, 09:14 PM
Moscow 15 - 21 October 2012


[1] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) - BYE
Qual. Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) vs [WC] Evgeny Donskoy (RUS)
Simone Bolelli (ITA) vs Ivo Karlovic (CRO)
Alex Bogomolov Jr. (RUS) vs [5] Nikolay Davydenko (RUS)

[4] Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) - BYE
[WC] Teymuraz Gabashvili (RUS) vs Flavio Cipolla (ITA)
Jerzy Janowicz (POL) vs Benjamin Becker (GER)
[WC] Andrey Kuznetsov (RUS) vs [7] Carlos Berlocq (ARG)

[6] Denis Istomin (UZB) vs Bjorn Phau (GER)
Daniel Gimeno-Traver (ESP) vs Lukas Rosol (CZE)
Rajeev Ram (USA) vs Malek Jaziri (TUN)
[3] Viktor Troicki (SRB) – BYE

[8] Tatsuma Ito (JPN) vs Roberto Bautista-Agut (ESP)
Qual. Konstantin Kravchuk (RUS) vs Qual. Evgeny Korolev (KAZ)
Qual. Michael Berrer (GER) vs Igor Sijsling (NED)
[2] Andreas Seppi (ITA) - BYE



Good Luck Alexandr! *what a beautiful first name*

RonaldGomez
10-20-2012, 11:46 AM
Is The Dog still working with Jack Reader ?

Chris Kuerten
10-20-2012, 11:52 AM
Is The Dog still working with Jack Reader ?Meanwhile, one of the sport's odd couples has parted ways: flashy Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov has ended his long relationship with Australian coach Jack Reader. They are believed to have split after last month's Malaysian Open and Reader was conspicuously absent in Shanghai, where 20th-ranked Dolgopolov lost to Murray in the third round.http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/sport/tennis/federer-concentrates-on-looking-after-number-one-not-no1-20121014-27kxl.html

RonaldGomez
10-20-2012, 12:04 PM
Thx, I heard they split but didn't found any news about that.

SVK
10-26-2012, 08:04 PM
Alex is in a semi of Valencia, beat Volandri, Muller and Granollers all in two sets(:eek::p), now he´s playing Melzer IIRC.

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
12-08-2012, 08:16 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/combo_jack_reader_dolgopolov_troicki.jpg

Jack Reader said the pair's partnership with ended on good terms and he believed Dolgopolov was now being coached by his father.

Chris Kuerten
12-08-2012, 08:20 PM
It's pretty sad, they were so great together.

He even cut his hair to mark a new beginning :o

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
12-31-2012, 02:44 PM
New season! :wavey: Good Luck! ****

Brisbane, Australia - ’The Dog’ Makes Fifth Appearance

Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov, who lost to Andy Murray in last year’s final, compiled a 26-17 record on hard courts in 2012. He has a 6-3 record in Brisbane.


Main Draw


[1] Andy Murray (GBR) - BYE
Tatsuma Ito (JPN) vs Qual. John Millman (AUS)
Radek Stepanek (CZE) vs [WC] Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Denis Istomin (UZB) vs [8] Martin Klizan (SVK)

[4] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) - BYE
Julien Benneteau (FRA) vs Jarkko Nieminen (FIN)
Tommy Robredo (ESP) vs Qual. Ryan Harrison (USA)
Marinko Matosevic (AUS) vs [5] Kei Nishikori (JPN)

[6] Florian Mayer (GER) vs Santiago Giraldo (COL)
[WC] Benjamin Mitchell (AUS) vs Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)
Qual. Jesse Levine (USA vs Alejandro Falla (COL)
[3] Gilles Simon (FRA) - BYE

[7] Jurgen Melzer (AUT) vs Qual. Denis Kudla (USA)
[WC] Matthew Ebden (AUS) vs David Goffin (BEL)
Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) vs Brian Baker (USA)
[2] Milos Raonic (CAN) – BYE

solopv
01-04-2013, 11:48 AM
Dolgo is meeting with new pretty girl.
She is famous singer in Ukraine.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=dORd61rielA

J99
01-15-2013, 08:53 AM
It's odd that he split with Jack for his dad, cause I thought he didn't like his dad's coaching and split with him for that reason, maybe now he realizes he needs to work harder.

J99
02-06-2013, 03:31 AM
He just played his 1st ever DC tie, and Ukraine beat Slovakia, good for him/them.:)

Gamas
02-08-2013, 01:46 PM
because he does not play in San Jose?

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
03-09-2013, 04:36 PM
because he does not play in San Jose?


from his official website

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/framed-dolgopolov_san_jose_2013.jpg


from his Twitter one week ago

"Had a first practice at IW.. First day that my body felt fully recovered and healthy after Davis cup.. What a relief)) now we start)))"



http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/dolgopolov_from_instagram_masha_fokina.jpg

Cheeeers!



:wavey:

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
03-09-2013, 04:43 PM
2013 Indian Wells

THE MAIN DRAW


[1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) - BYE
Fabio Fognini (ITA) vs Aljaz Bedene (SLO)
Qual. Matthew Ebden (AUS) vs Andrey Kuznetsov (RUS)
[31] Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) - BYE
[23] Sam Querrey (USA) - BYE
[WC] Jack Sock (USA) vs Qual. Ivo Karlovic (CRO)
Marinko Matosevic (AUS) vs [WC] Tommy Robredo (ESP)
[14 Juan Monaco (ARG) - BYE
[12] Marin Cilic (CRO) - BYE
Horacio Zeballos (ARG) vs Albert Ramos (ESP)
Qual. Daniel Munoz de Lat Nava (ESP) vs Michael Llodra (FRA)
[17] Milos Raonic (CAN) - BYE
[32] Mardy Fish (USA) - BYE
Benjamin Becker (GER) vs Qual.Bobby Reynolds (USA)
[WC] James Blake (USA) vs Robin Haase (NED)
[8] Jo Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) - BYE


[3] Andy Murray (GBR) - BYE
Evgeny Donskoy (RUS) vs Tatsuma Ito (JPN)
Yen Hsun Lu (TPE) vs [WC] Tim Smyczek (USA)
[26] Martin Klizan (SVK) - BYE
[22] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) - BYE
Santiago Giraldo (COL) vs Carlos Berlocq (ARG)
Qual. Dmitry Tursunov (RUS) vs Qual. Philipp Petzschner (GER)
[16] Kei Nishikori (JPN) - BYE
[11] Nicolas Almagro (ESP) - BYE
Lukas Lacko (SVK) vs Daniel Gimeno Traver (ESP)
Pablo Andujar (ESP) vs [WC] Steve Johnson (USA)
[19] Tommy Haas (GER) - BYE
[25] Jeremy Chardy (FRA) - BYE
Bjorn Phau (GER) vs Alejandro Falla (COL)
Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) vs Paul Henri Mathieu (FRA)
[7] Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) - BYE


[6] Tomas Berdych (CZE) - BYE
Qual. Mischa Zverev (GER) vs Jurgen Melzer (AUT)
Viktor Troicki (SRB) vs David Goffin (BEL)
[27] Florian Mayer (GER) - BYE
[24] Jerzy Janowicz (POL) - BYE
Marcel Granollers (ESP) vs David Nalbandian (ARG)
Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) vs Bernard Tomic (AUS)
[10] Richard Gasquet (FRA) - BYE
[13] Gilles Simon (FRA) - BYE
Gilles Muller (LUX) vs Paolo Lorenzi (ITA)
Lukasz Kubot (POL) vs Benoit Paire (FRA)
[21] Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) - BYE
[29] Fernando Verdasco (ESP) - BYE
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) vs Igor Sijsling (NED)
Victor Hanescu (ROU) vs Kevin Anderson (RSA)
[4] David Ferrer (ESP) - BYE


[5] Rafael Nadal (ESP) - BYE
Go Soeda (JPN) vs Ryan Harrison (USA)
Leonardo Mayer (ARG) vs Xavier Malisse (BEL)
[30] Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) - BYE
[20] Andreas Seppi (ITA) - BYE
Qual. Daniel Brands (GER) vs Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)
Qual. Ernests Gulbis (LAT) vs Feliciano Lopez (ESP)
[9] Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) - BYE
[15] John Isner (USA) - BYE
Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) vs Lukas Rosol (CZE)
Qual. Wayne Odesnik (USA) vs Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP)
[18] Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) - BYE
[28] Julien Benneteau (FRA) - BYE
Qual. Guiddo Pelloa (ARG) vs Ivan Dodig (CRO)
Qual. Vasek Pospisil (CAN) vs Denis Istomin (UZB)
[2] Roger Federer (SUI) - BYE

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
03-09-2013, 04:48 PM
Thursday, March 7, 2013

BNP Paribas Open - Player Party - Indian Wells, U.S.A.


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/alexandr_dolgopolov_player_party_7march2013.jpg

Alexandr Dolgopolov and his girlfriend Masha Fokina arrive at the BNP Paribas Open Player Party at the IW Club on Thursday evening.






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gif File Size: 298 x 160 - 567 Ko


:cool: a '70s themed Player Party

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
03-23-2013, 07:49 PM
2013 Miami

THE MAIN DRAW

[1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) - BYE
Gilles Muller (LUX) vs Lukas Rosol (CZE)
OUT Evgeny Donskoy (RUS) [LL] Edouard Roger-Vasselin vs Somdev Devvarman (IND)
[30] Feliciano Lopez (ESP) - BYE
[19] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) - BYE
Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) vs Paolo Lorenzi (ITA)
Igor Sijsling (NED) vs Leonardo Mayer (ARG)
[15] Tommy Haas (GER) - BYE
[11] Gilles Simon (FRA) - BYE
Joao Sousa (POR) vs [WC] Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Grega Zemlja (SLO) vs Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP)
[23] Florian Mayer (GER) - BYE
[26] Kevin Anderson (RSA) - BYE
Qual. Thiemo de Bakker (NED) vs Horacio Zeballos (ARG)
Marinko Matosevic (AUS) vs Qual. Dudi Sela (ISR)
[7] Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) - BYE

[3] David Ferrer (ESP) - BYE
Qual. Dmitry Tursunov (RUS) vs Qual. Tim Smyczek (USA)
Benoit Paire (FRA) vs Michael Llodra (FRA)
[32] Fabio Fognini (ITA) - BYE
[22] Jeremy Chardy (FRA) - BYE
Qual. Rajeev Ram (USA) vs Xavier Malisse (BEL)
Andrey Kuznetsov (RUS) vs Victor Hanescu (ROU)
[13] Kei Nishikori (JPN) - BYE
[12] Juan Monaco (ARG) - BYE
Qual. Jan Hajek (CZE) vs Albert Ramos (ESP)
Ryan Harrison (USA) vs [WC] James Blake (USA)
[24] Julien Benneteau (FRA) - BYE
[31] Marcel Granollers (ESP) - BYE
Jurgen Melzer (AUT) vs Ricardas Berankis (LTU)
Tobias Kamke (GER) vs Blaz Kavcic (SLO)
[5] Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) - BYE

[8] Richard Gasquet (FRA) - BYE
Tatsuma Ito (JPN) vs Qual. Olivier Rochus (BEL)
Qual. Robby Ginepri (USA) vs Yen Hsun Lu (TPE)
[28] Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) - BYE
[18] Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) - BYE
David Goffin (BEL) vs Robin Haase (NED)
[WC] Guido Pella (ARG) vs Carlos Berlocq (ARG)
[10] Nicolas Almagro (ESP) - BYE
[14] Milos Raonic (CAN) - BYE
Qual. Marius Copil (ROU) vs Qual. Guillaume Rufin (FRA)
Qual. Frank Dancevic (CAN) vs Lukasz Kubot (POL)
[17] Sam Querrey (USA) - BYE
[25] Fernando Verdasco (ESP) - BYE
Go Soeda (JPN) vs Alejandro Falla (COL)
Daniel Gimeno Traver (ESP) vs Denis Istomin (UZB)
[4] Tomas Berdych (CZE) - BYE

[6] Jo Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) - BYE
Pablo Andujar (ESP) vs Viktor Troicki (SRB)
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) vs David Nalbandian (ARG)
[27] Martin Klizan (SVK) - BYE
[20] John Isner (USA) - BYE
Ivan Dodig (CRO) vs Lukas Lacko (SVK)
[WC] Rhyne Williams (USA) vs Santiago Giraldo (COL)
[9] Marin Cilic (CRO) - BYE
[16] Andreas Seppi (ITA) - BYE
Benjamin Becker (GER) vs Aljaz Bedene (SLO)
Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) vs OUT [WC] Christian Harrison (USA) [LL] Daniel Brands (GER)
[21] Jerzy Janowicz (POL) - BYE
[29] Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) - BYE
Jesse Levine (CAN) vs Simone Bolelli (Ta)
Qual. Marc Gicquel (FRA) vs Bernard Tomic (AUS)
[2] Andy Murray (GBR) - BYE


Good Luck in Miami :wavey:

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
03-23-2013, 07:58 PM
2013 Miami Round 2

Alexandr Dolgopolov erased 2008 Miami champ Nikolay Davydenko 6-2, 6-3.


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/dolgopolov_def_davydenko_miami_22march2013-02.jpg

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
03-29-2013, 10:46 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/c_framed-dolgopolov_miami_24march2013.jpg

*celebrating Spring with Alexandr Dolgopolov*


27 Mar 2013

Dolgopolov has World Group ambitions :angel:

Alexandr Dolgopolov is back in the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas fold and the 24-year-old from Kiev has made it clear that he hopes to lead Ukraine into the World Group.

Ranked world No. 22, Dolgopolov made a welcome return to the Ukrainian team in February’s Europe/Africa Zone Group I first round tie against Slovak Republic, but he doesn’t just want to make up the numbers, he wants to break new ground for his country.

“I have a week or so to get ready for the next tie,” he explained. “If we win, we can play a play-off to go to the World Group – Ukraine was never there – so it’s going to be fun.”

Dolgopolov first played Davis Cup for Ukraine in 2006, but he spent five years away from the side before making his return this year. His victories in the singles against Andrei Martin and Lukas Lacko were his first wins in the competition and it looks like he is now committed to playing for his country.

Speaking about why he has chosen to come back to the competition now, Dolgopolov said: “At the start of your career everybody has different stuff, some guys have to pay back sponsors and I couldn’t really afford to play.

"I wanted to concentrate on my singles ranking and my own career, but now I think I can afford it and I’m willing to play. We have a good team to go forward and it’s a nice new experience.”

Ukraine certainly has a good chance of earning promotion to the top tier if they can field teams that include the likes of Dolgopolov and Sergiy Stakhovsky. In 2009, they came desperately close to reaching the World Group when falling in a decisive fifth rubber against Belgium but in the end Sergei Bubka was outplayed by Steve Darcis.

With Dolgopolov playing for Ukraine once again, what did he think of his Davis Cup experience in February?

“It was a bit tough to enjoy because I was injured from Australia,” he said. “Four days before the Davis Cup I got the injury back, the same one, and I had to play all the matches with a lot of pain but I couldn’t just pull out because the team needed me.

"It’s different, sometimes you have to sacrifice your own tournaments if you commit to play but it was a nice experience and a lot of fun.”

Ukraine will host Sweden from April 5-7 at the Megaron Tennis Club in Dnipropetrovsk with the winner advancing to September’s World Group play-offs. The draw for the play-offs will take place at the ITF headquarters in London on April 10.

Source: Davis Cup website



:wavey:

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
04-08-2013, 10:50 AM
2013 Davis Cup

Great Britain have completed a memorable combeack from 2-0 down to Russia in Coventry to make the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-offs.

The remaining three World Group play-off spots have been filled by Netherlands, Poland and Ukraine. :worship:

Ukraine sealed victory in a fifth rubber when Sergiy Stakhovsky overcame Sweden's Isak Arvidsson 62 63 75 in one hour 47 minutes. Alexandr Dolgopolov gave the hosts the springboard to win with a four-set triumph in Dnipropetrovsk.

His results:

5 April 2013 - Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine, def. Isak Arvidsson, Sweden, 6-2, 6-0, 7-6 (5).

7 April 2013 - Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine, def. Markus Eriksson, Sweden, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-3.

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
04-10-2013, 03:58 PM
Davis-Cup-Playoffs zur Weltgruppe (13. bis 15. Sept. 2013)

Schweiz - Ecuador
Spanien - Ukraine
Niederlande - Österreich
Kroatien - Grossbritannien
Deutschland - Brasilien
Polen - Australien
Belgien - Israel
Japan - Kolumbien

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
04-14-2013, 08:47 PM
Monte-Carlo Masters 1000


THE MAIN DRAW

[1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) - BYE
Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) vs Daniel Gimeno-Traver (ESP)
Ernests Gulbis (LAT) vs [WC] John Isner (USA)
Martin Klizan (SVK) vs [14] Juan Monaco (ARG)
[12] Milos Raonic (CAN) vs Julien Benneteau (FRA)
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) vs Viktor Troicki (SRB)
Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) vs Bernard Tomic (AUS)
[5] Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) - BYE


[4] Tomas Berdych (CZE) - BYE
Marcel Granollers (ESP) vs Qual. Victor Hanescu (ROU)
Radek Stepanek (CZE) vs Qual. Albert Ramos (ESP)
Fabio Fognini (ITA) vs [15] Andreas Seppi (ITA)
[9] Marin Cilic (CRO) vs Horacio Zeballos (ARG)
Jerzy Janowicz (POL) vs Kevin Anderson (RSA)
Ivan Dodig (CRO) vs Benoit Paire (FRA)
[7] Richard Gasquet (FRA) - BYE


[8] Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) - BYE
Xavier Malisse (BEL) vs Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)
[WC] Benjamin Balleret (MON) vs Florian Mayer (GER)
Roberto Bautista-Agut (ESP) vs [11] Gilles Simon (FRA)
[16] Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) vs Thomaz Bellucci (BRA)
Jeremy Chardy (FRA) vs Qual. Marinko Matosevic (AUS)
Marinko Matosevic (AUS) vs Fernando Verdasco (ESP)
[3] Rafael Nadal (ESP) - BYE


[6] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) - BYE
Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) vs Qual. Daniel Brands (GER)
Jurgen Melzer (AUT) vs Qual. Jesse Huta Galung (NED)
David Goffin (BEL) vs [10] Nicolas Almagro (ESP)
[13] Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) vs Denis Istomin (UZB)
[WC] Gael Monfils (FRA) vs Qual. Albert Montanes (ESP)
Robin Haase (NED) vs Qual. Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA)
[2] Andy Murray (GBR) - BYE

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
04-14-2013, 08:49 PM
2013 Monte-Carlo Round 1
Sunday, April 14, 2013

Alexandr Dolgopolov def. Bernard Tomic 6-2, 6-4

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
04-14-2013, 09:30 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/dolgopolov_def_tomic_r1_monte-carlo_14april2013.jpg



MONTE-CARLO ROLEX MASTERS 2013

Dolgopolov Reaches Second Round

Monte-Carlo, Monaco

by ATP Staff | 14.04.2013

Alexandr Dolgopolov improved to a 5-1 record over Bernard Tomic.

In a contest between two of the ATP World Tour’s rising stars, Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov dismissed Bernard Tomic of Australia 6-2, 6-4 in one hour. The No. 22-ranked Dolgopolov broke serve three times and won 82 per cent of his first serve points to improve to a 5-1 record against World No. 43 Tomic.

Dolgopolov goes on to face fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro in the second round.

Shak
06-22-2013, 12:29 PM
I was able to speak to Aleksandr Dolgopolov this week. He told me a bit about the transition to grass and his unorthodox playing style. He's pretty open about how he plays his game, it's a refreshing attitude.

Check out the interview here: http://www.livetennis.com/category/Livetennis-news/Live-Tennis-exclusive-Marin-Cilic-interview-201306200009/

Hope you find it interesting.

Chris Kuerten
06-22-2013, 12:47 PM
You've linked the wrong one ;)

http://www.livetennis.com/category/Livetennis-news/Live-Tennis-exclusive-Alexandr-Dolgopolov-interview-201306210008/

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
07-24-2013, 03:21 PM
UMAG 2013

Former Champ Returns - World No. 26 Alexandr Dolgopolov returns to Umag, where he won his first ATP World Tour title in 2011 (d. Cilic). The Ukrainian was also a semi-finalist last year and has an 8-2 event record.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v694/mypixforum/tennis/autograph_dolgopolov_umag_2013.jpg

TNX1.0E6TOPCA
08-05-2013, 09:57 AM
2013 Masters 1000 Rogers Cup Montreal :wavey:


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August 3, 2013 .... signing autographs for fans in Montréal, Canada





THE MAIN DRAW

[1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) - BYE
Bernard Tomic (AUS) vs Florian Mayer (GER)
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) vs [WC] Filip Peliwo (CAN)
Denis Istomin (UZB) vs [16] Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)
[9] Kei Nishikori (JPN) vs Qual. Peter Polansky (CAN)
Andreas Seppi (ITA) vs Lukas Rosol (CZE)
Martin Klizan (SVK) vs Thomaz Bellucci (BRA)
[7] Richard Gasquet (FRA) - BYE

[4] Rafael Nadal (ESP) - BYE
[WC] Jesse Levine (CAN) vs Xavier Malisse (BEL)
[WC] Frank Dancevic (CAN) vs Qual. Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE)
Julien Benneteau (FRA) vs [15] Jerzy Janowicz (POL)
[10] Tommy Haas (GER) vs Qual. David Goffin (BEL)
Qual. Marinko Matosevic (AUS) vs Qual. Benjamin Becker (GER)
Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) vs Benoit Paire (FRA)
[8] Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) - BYE

[5] Tomas Berdych (CZE) - BYE
Kevin Anderson (RSA) vs Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR)
[WC] Vasek Pospisil (CAN) vs John Isner (USA)
Radek Stepanek (CZE) vs [12] Nicolas Almagro (ESP)
[14] Gilles Simon (FRA) vs Nikolay Davydenko (RUS)
Pablo Andujar (ESP) vs Qual. Amir Weintraub (ISR)
Qual. Alex Bogomolov (RUS) vs Michael Llodra (FRA)
[3] David Ferrer (ESP) - BYE

[6] Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) - BYE
Grega Zemlja (SLO) vs Ivan Dodig (CRO)
Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) vs Jurgen Melzer (AUT)
Jeremy Chardy (FRA) vs [11] Milos Raonic (CAN)
[13] Fabio Fognini (ITA) vs Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)
Ernests Gulbis (LAT) vs Feliciano Lopez (ESP)
Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) vs Marcel Granollers (ESP)
[2] Andy Murray (GBR) - BYE



:cool: