Granollers Avenges Loss To Chung

TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Open, Turkey [54] Marcel Granollers (ESP) vs. [84] Hyeon Chung (KOR) The clay court veteran was tested but he withstood the challenge from his teenage opponent.  Granollers had to bring his best stuff because memories of losing last year to Chung were probably still fresh in his mind.  Chung had opportunities…

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Singles Victory For Doubles Specialist

PBZ Zagreb Indoors, Croatia [CR55] Marcel Granollers (ESP) vs. [CR85] Ivan Dodig (CRO) Granollers, although known more for his doubles prowess, has been a consistent top fifty player on the singles tour for the last five years. He has won more singles titles than some who are exclusively singles players. However, he has been struggling…

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Not enough doubles

The 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals got underway today with a doubles match. Although I prefer singles, doubles has its own quirky appeal; however, the lack of media coverage for doubles makes it hard for fans to follow and get involved. Today’s match featuring the Spanish team of [TR6] Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez against the French…

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Waning confidence

Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships A comparison of opposites, [CR5] David Ferrer versus [CR44] Marcel Granollers, the only similarity, they are both from Spain. Ferrer is quick around the court, mentally tough, physically fit, and has a ferocious forehand.  Granollers has a big serve and exquisite hands around the net. Ferrer had never lost to Granollers in…

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