Cecchinato Working His Way Back Up

Marco Cecchinato gets mover of the week honors.  Who can forget the Italian who defeated Novak Djokovic at the quarterfinal stage of the 2018 French Open? That was his magical moment.  Yet, like many of the players, the lack of competitive tennis due to the viral pandemic is taking a toll on their rankings. Djere…

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Cecchinato Vaults 45 Spots to a New High

A new career high

SIGNIFICANT RANKING CHANGES FOR THE WEEK OF 06.11.2018 The mover of the week honors go to Marco Cecchinato. The Italian dismissed three seeded players, including a top ten player (David Goffin) and Novak Djokovic en route to his first major semifinals. Perhaps if not fatigue, the Italian may have also upset Dominic Thiem; however, the…

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Who Is Marco Cecchinato?

Cecchinato

Marco Cecchinato is a twenty-five year old Italian tennis player, who turned professional in 2010. However, there is much more to this Italian than that simple introductory statement. Like most Italian tennis players there is “a certain flair” to his game. Two years ago Cecchinato was suspended 18 months for match-fixing, which was subsequently reduced…

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Cecchinato, first time champion

Cecchinato first time champion

2018: APRIL ATP/WTA CHAMPIONS TOURNAMENTS SINGLES DOUBLES VOLVO CAR OPEN Kiki Bertens def. Julia Goerges  6-2, 6-1 Kudryavtseva/Srebotnik def. Klepac/Martinez Sanchez 6-3, 6-3 ABIERTO GNP SEGUROS Garbine Muguruza def. Timea Babos  3-6, 6-4, 6-3 Broady/Sorribes Tormo def. Krawczyk/Olmos  3-6, 6-4, 10-8 GRAND PRIX HASSAN II Pablo Andujar def. Kyle Edmund 6-2, 6-2 Mektic/Peya def. Paire/Roger-Vasselin …

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MOVER OF THE WEEK: Pauline Parmentier

Pauline Parmentier

SIGNIFICANT RANKING CHANGES FOR THE WEEK OF 04.30.2018 Pauline Parmentier gets the mover of the week honors with her impressive performance last week in Istanbul. This victory in Istanbul was her third career singles title and it was the first title since 2008 for the thirty-two year old. It was a much needed victory and…

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Age Has Advantages

Rio Open presented by Claro, Brazil [CR77] Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) vs. [CR156] Marco Cecchinato (ITA) Veteran players are realizing that winning matches easily against lower ranked players is no longer guaranteed. There is a of crop of young, talented, and confident players that have taken the tour by storm. Nieminen had his hands full against the young Italian and had to…

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