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Nikolay Davydenko of Russia beat Spain's Fernando Verdasco in straight sets Sunday in the championship match of the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur. Davydenko, the event's top-seed, won 6-4, 7-5. The title was Davydenko's 17th on the ATP Tour and third of 2009.
No. 1 Nikolay Davydenko and second-seeded Fernando Verdasco won Saturday's semifinals at the Malaysian Open tennis tournament at Kuala Lumpur. The Russian rallied to down third-seeded Robin Soderling of Sweden 1-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-2.
No. 1-seeded Nikolay Davydenko was among the four top seeds at the $945,750 Malaysian Open who claimed straight-set quarterfinal victories Friday. Davydenko took out fifth-seeded Gaels Monfils 6-3, 6-3 in a solid performance.
Top-seeded Nikolay Davydenko and No. 3-seed Robin Soderling each won Wednesday and advanced to the third round of the $847,750 Malaysian Open. Davydenko took out wild-card entrant Taylor Dent 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) with a very steady performance.
Reigning five-time champion and world No. 1 Roger Federer swept through the fourth round Monday into the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open tennis championships. Federer of Switzerland beat Spaniard Tommy Robredo 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 in 1 hour, 48 minutes. Federer, 28, has won his last 38 matches in the U.S.
Andy Roddick completed another good day for seeded players at the U.S. Open Thursday by coasting to a victory over Marc Gicquel. No.
Sam Querrey defeated top-seeded Nikolay Davydenko Thursday to reach the semifinals of the Pilot Pen in New Haven, Conn. Querrey, putting pressure on Andy Roddick for recognition as the leading American player, ousted Davydenko 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.
No. 1 seed Nikolay Davydenko and second-seeded Fernando Verdasco both reached the quarterfinals Wednesday at the Pilot Pen in New Haven, Conn. In the final tuneup for next week's U.S.
Nikolay Davydenko and Fernando Verdasco, the tournament's top two seeds, both advanced past the second round Tuesday at the Pilot Pen in New Haven, Conn. Mardy Fish, a two-time finalist in the event, was eliminated in the final tuneup for next week's U.S.
Roger Federer, who has won the last five U.S. Open men's championships, was installed Tuesday as the No. 1 seed for the 2009 U.S. Open. Federer extended his U.S. Open winning streak to 34 matches with a victory in the 2008 final against Andy Murray.
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