LONDON (AP) Nicolas Almagro of Spain has withdrawn from Wimbledon because of a foot injury. The withdrawal of the 25th-seeded clay-court specialist means
challenges that will face Nadal later in this draw, but after losses on clay to Novak Djokovic, David Ferrer and Nicolas Almagro in the past five weeks, it was exactly the start Nadal needed. How does one approach a match like this? "Always
matches against men he lost to on clay this season. The top-seeded Nadal was drawn Friday to possibly face No. 21 Nicolas Almagro in the fourth round, then No. 5 David Ferrer in the quarterfinals. The other quarterfinal matchups could be Novak
match. Fourth-seeded Nishikori will be seeking his second title of the season and fifth in his career on Sunday. Nicolas Almagro , who ousted eight-time winner Rafael Nadal on Friday, faces Santiago Giraldo in the other semifinal.
clay-court struggles worsened as his 41-match winning streak at the Barcelona Open ended with a three-set loss to Nicolas Almagro in the quarterfinals. Nadal was looking for his ninth title in Barcelona but lost 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, a
had knocked out fifth-ranked David Ferrer. Late Friday, eight-time champion Rafael Nadal faced fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro in a rematch of last year's final. The winner of that quarterfinal plays either Philipp Kohlschreiber or Santiago
taken only 46 minutes to win his second-round match, Wawrinka didn't even need to lift a racket after Spaniard Nicolas Almagro pulled out because of pain in his left foot. ''After consulting with the doctor for a long time this morning
world for the Pyongyang marathon. The race was open to foreign amateurs this year for the first time. - HOUSTON - Nicolas Almagro plays Fernando Verdasco in all-Spanish final at U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship. - Stanford's Chiney
will next play Argentina's Horacio Zeballos, who defeated countryman Guido Pella 6-3, 6-4. Second-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain, a three-time winner in Brazil, was upset by Federico Delbonis of Argentina 6-3, 3-6, 2-6.
stronger,'' said Haas, who had a bye into the second round. ''So it's going to be tough.'' Second-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain, a three-time winner in Brazil, was upset by Federico Delbonis of Argentina 6-3, 3-6, 2-6. The