39 Facts About Nicolas Almagro


Nicolas Almagro Sanchez is a Spanish former professional tennis player.

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Nicolas Almagro reached the quarterfinals of the French Open in 2008,2010 and 2012, as well as the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in 2013.

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Nicolas Almagro reached as high as World No 18 in the junior singles rankings in December 2003.

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Nicolas Almagro won the gold medal at the 2005 Mediterranean Games by defeating compatriot Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the final in Almeria, Spain.

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Nicolas Almagro did show signs of improving his hard-court game by making a quarterfinal indoors in Lyon, and he won matches at the Masters 1000 events in Cincinnati and Paris.

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Nicolas Almagro reached the semifinals of Buenos Aires, the finals of Bastad, and began to show promise on hard courts, advancing to the quarterfinals of the Masters 1000 event in Cincinnati and the third round of the US Open.

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In 2008, Nicolas Almagro won the third title of his career in Costa Do Sauipe by defeating Carlos Moya in a rollercoaster three-set battle.

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Nicolas Almagro hit more aces than any other player in the French Open that year.

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In January, Nicolas Almagro participated in the 2009 Heineken Open, held in Auckland, New Zealand.

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At the Australian Open, Nicolas Almagro won in the first round of the tournament for the first time, making it to the third round before losing to Gael Monfils.

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At the US Open, Nicolas Almagro lost in the third round to fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal.

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At the 2010 Australian Open, Nicolas Almagro prevailed in long five-set matches to beat Xavier Malisse, and Benjamin Becker, in the first two rounds.

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Nicolas Almagro was ousted in the opening round of the 2010 Copa Telmex tournament for the second straight year.

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Nicolas Almagro then entered the 2010 Abierto Mexicano Telcel as the two-time defending champion.

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Nicolas Almagro beat Dudi Sela and Richard Gasquet to reach the quarterfinals.

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Nicolas Almagro began his year at the 2011 Heineken Open in New Zealand.

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Nicolas Almagro next entered the 2011 Brasil Open, where he had a bye in the first round.

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Nicolas Almagro beat Victor Hanescu, Filippo Volandri, Santiago Giraldo, and Thomaz Bellucci.

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Nicolas Almagro then lost in the third round at both the 2011 BNP Paribas Open and at the 2011 Sony Ericsson Open.

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Nicolas Almagro played Julien Benneteau in the first round of the US Open, making many unforced errors and only managing to break once out of 13 chances.

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Nicolas Almagro lost in the fourth round of the 2012 Australian Open to Tomas Berdych.

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Nicolas Almagro made the final in Buenos Aires, bowing to David Ferrer.

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Nicolas Almagro got his revenge at Indian Wells, where he beat and bageled Berdych in the fourth round to advance to the quarterfinals, where he met Novak Djokovic.

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Nicolas Almagro defended his title in Nice for his 12th career title, beating American Brian Baker in the final.

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Nicolas Almagro has yet to go past the third round at Wimbledon and is not known for his proficiency on grass.

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Nicolas Almagro reached the quarterfinals of the Australian open for the first time, where he played compatriot David Ferrer, whom he had never beaten in twelve previous meetings.

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Nicolas Almagro made it to the final, but was defeated by John Isner.

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Nicolas Almagro then reached the fourth round of the French Open where, for the second Grand Slam running, he lost after leading by two sets and a break against a compatriot, this time Tommy Robredo.

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Nicolas Almagro reached the third round, where he lost in straight sets to Jerzy Janowicz.

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Nicolas Almagro reached the semifinal stage of the bet-at-home Open in Hamburg, losing to Fabio Fognini in straight sets.

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Nicolas Almagro pulled out of Sydney and the Australian Open because of a shoulder injury.

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Nicolas Almagro reached the Houston final, where he lost to Fernando Verdasco.

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At Roland Garros, Nicolas Almagro was forced to retire in the first round against American Jack Sock due to a foot injury.

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Nicolas Almagro subsequently withdrew from both Wimbledon and the US Open due to the same injury.

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Nicolas Almagro announced his retirement during the Murcia Open in April 2019, which would be his last professional tournament.

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Nicolas Almagro is most proficient on clay courts, as evidenced by all his ATP finals being at clay court events.

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Nicolas Almagro has had success on hard courts, reaching the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in 2013, and has reached the quarterfinals in Cincinnati and Miami.

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Nicolas Almagro has been stringing with Luxilon Big Banger Original for years.

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Nicolas Almagro has played seven Davis Cup ties, winning 8 of the 10 singles matches he has contested.

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