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Fernando Verdasco

Born: November 15, 1983 (age 37)

Height: 6' 2" (188cm)

Hometown: Madrid, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish
Current Rank (Jun 18): No. 33 (1,305 points)
Fernando Verdasco
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Sports Mole has 191 articles about Fernando Verdasco. Articles 1 to 40:
Andy Murray reacts after losing against Stan Wawrinka at the French Open on September 27, 2020
Andy Murray calls for mandatory coronavirus vaccine for tennis players
The former world number one hopes players would prioritise the good of the sport.
Nov 24, 22:34
Andy Murray reacts after losing against Stan Wawrinka at the French Open on September 27, 2020
Andy Murray: 'I need to get back to playing my own game'
The former world number one fell to veteran Spaniard Fernando Verdasco as he battles back from hip surgery.
Oct 14, 09:08
Andy Murray reacts after losing against Stan Wawrinka at the French Open on September 27, 2020
Result: Andy Murray falls to Fernando Verdasco in straight sets in Cologne
The veteran Scot was handed a wildcard for the bett1HULKS Indoors ATP event.
Oct 13, 23:53
Rafael Nadal celebrates with the French Open trophy after beating Novak Djokovic on October 11, 2020
Andy Murray: 'Rafael Nadal's French Open haul arguably best achievement in sport'
Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic in dominant fashion in the final in Paris.
Oct 12, 18:49
Fernando Verdasco pictured in January 2020
Fernando Verdasco to take legal action against French Open after exclusion
The 36-year-old said he had previously tested positive for the virus, asymptomatically, in August.
Sep 29, 22:05
Kyle Edmund pictured on July 3, 2019
Kyle Edmund refuses to blame knee problem for Fernando Verdasco collapse
Edmund led by two sets and 3-0 but fell to defeat in five sets.
Jul 3, 21:59
Kyle Edmund pictured on July 3, 2019
Result: Kyle Edmund blows two-set lead to crash out of Wimbledon
Edmund led by two sets and 3-0 but Verdasco fought back to win.
Jul 3, 18:49
Andy Murray practising for Wimbledon on June 30, 2018
Andy Murray laughs off Fernando Verdasco accusations of lying
Andy Murray laughs off suggestions from Fernando Verdasco that he made up an accusation of the Spaniard talking to his coach during their match at the US Open.
Aug 30, 10:15
Andy Murray practising for Wimbledon on June 30, 2018
Andy Murray: 'I felt better than expected after win at US Open'
Andy Murray says that he felt 'better than expected' in the hours after his victory over James Duckworth in the first round of the US Open.
Aug 28, 17:13
Novak Djokovic in action during his third-round French Open match on June 1, 2018
Result: Novak Djokovic sails through to French Open quarter-finals
Novak Djokovic maintains his impressive form at the French Open by seeing off Fernando Verdasco 6-3 6-4 6-2 for a place in the last eight.
Jun 3, 18:50
Novak Djokovic in action during his third-round French Open match on June 1, 2018
Novak Djokovic: 'Roberto Bautista Agut tested me'
Novak Djokovic describes his French Open victory over Roberto Bautista Agut as a "great test".
Jun 1, 20:30
Novak Djokovic in action during his third-round French Open match on June 1, 2018
Result: Novak Djokovic comes through Roberto Bautista Agut test at Roland Garros
Novak Djokovic is through to the fourth round of the French Open after battling past Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday afternoon.
Jun 1, 16:25
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Controversial tennis star Nick Kyrgios ignites Twitter spat with Fernando Verdasco
Nick Kyrgios sparks a Twitter war with Fernando Verdasco after describing the Spanish tennis player as the "saltiest dude".
Mar 27, 10:21
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Dan Evans, Kyle Edmund draw qualifiers at Miami Open
British pair Dan Evans and Kyle Edmund will both play qualifiers in the opening round of the Miami Open.
Mar 21, 13:11
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Result: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal to go head to head in last 16 at Indian Wells
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will go head to head in the fourth round at Indian Wells.
Mar 15, 09:17
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Result: Andy Murray and Dan Evans knocked out of doubles at Indian Wells
Andy Murray and Dan Evans are knocked out of the doubles at Indian Wells, but his brother progresses into the quarter-finals.
Mar 14, 09:38
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray pleased with "solid" final win over Fernando Verdasco
World number one Andy Murray praises his solid display to take his first-ever Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title with a victory over Fernando Verdasco.
Mar 5, 12:06
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Andy Murray wary of Dubai finalist Fernando Verdasco
Andy Murray claims that Fernando Verdasco, whom he faces in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship final, is "one of the best in the world" at dictating matches.
Mar 4, 09:42
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Result: Andy Murray secures place in Dubai final
World number one Andy Murray earns a place in the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship with a 7-5 6-1 win over Lucas Pouille.
Mar 3, 17:38
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Novak Djokovic: 'Australian Open feels like home'
Defending champion Novak Djokovic says that the Australian Open "feels like home" as he breezes through to the second round.
Jan 17, 11:27
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Result: Novak Djokovic through in Melbourne
Novak Djokovic comfortably advances to the second round of the Australian Open with a straight-sets victory over Fernando Verdasco.
Jan 17, 11:20
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Result: Rafael Nadal breezes through in Melbourne
Rafael Nadal breezes through to the second round of the Australian Open with a straight-sets victory over Germany's Florian Mayer.
Jan 17, 08:13
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Andy Murray handed tie with Illya Marchenko at Australian Open
World number one Andy Murray will play Illya Marchenko in Australian Open first round.
Jan 13, 00:48
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Result: Sir Andy Murray to face Novak Djokovic in Qatar Open final
Sir Andy Murray will take on defending champion Novak Djokovic in the final of the Qatar Open after overcoming third seed Tomas Berdych.
Jan 6, 19:26
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Result: Defending champion Novak Djokovic comfortably through in Qatar
World number two Novak Djokovic beats qualifier Radek Stepanek 6-3 6-3 to set up a semi-final meeting with Fernando Verdasco at the Qatar Open.
Jan 5, 18:11
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray: 'I'm putting no extra pressure on myself'
Andy Murray insists that he is not putting himself under any extra pressure despite being just one win away from becoming world number one.
Nov 5, 09:42
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Andy Murray: 'Fernando Verdasco made it tough for me'
Andy Murray says that Fernando Verdasco made it "tough" for him in his Paris Masters opener, which the Scotsman won in three sets.
Nov 2, 22:24
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Result: Andy Murray fights back to beat Fernando Verdasco in Paris Masters opener
Andy Murray battles his way into the third round of the Paris Masters in a three-set win over Fernando Verdasco.
Nov 2, 21:22
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray to face Fernando Verdasco at Paris Masters
Andy Murray will face Fernando Verdasco in the second round of the Paris Masters in a week where he hopes to become world number one.
Oct 31, 14:08
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Result: Stanislas Wawrinka eases into second round at US Open
Third seed Stanislas Wawrinka eases into the second round of the US Open with a straight-sets victory over Fernando Verdasco at Flushing Meadows.
Aug 30, 21:07
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Result: Bernard Tomic beats Fernando Verdasco in rain-affected Wimbledon opener
Bernard Tomic beats Fernando Verdasco in a rain-affected five-set clash in the first round at Wimbledon.
Jun 29, 17:22
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Day two's play abandoned on outside courts at Wimbledon due to rain
Day two's play on the outside courts at Wimbledon is abandoned due to rain.
Jun 28, 18:41
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Result: Stanislas Wawrinka's Wimbledon preparations take a hit as he loses at Queen's
Stanislas Wawrinka's grass-court season begins with defeat as he is knocked out by Fernando Verdasco in the first round at Queen's.
Jun 14, 17:13
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Result: Kei Nishikori holds off Fernando Verdasco fightback
Fifth seed Kei Nishikori holds off a fightback from Fernando Verdasco to progress through to the fourth round of the French Open.
May 27, 17:18
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Result: Richard Gasquet sees off Nick Kyrgios challenge
Richard Gasquet books his place in the fourth round of the French Open with a straight-sets victory over Nick Kyrgios.
May 27, 16:37
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Result: Kei Nishikori makes light work of Andrey Kuznetsov at Roland Garros
Kei Nishikori progresses through to the third round at Roland Garros after beating Andrey Kuznetsov in straight sets.
May 25, 12:20
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Result: Rafael Nadal beats Australian Open conqueror at Indian Wells
Three-time champion Rafael Nadal defeats Fernando Verdasco in straight sets to reach the fourth round at Indian Wells.
Mar 16, 10:54
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Coach: 'Rafael Nadal may make changes'
Rafael Nadal's coach hints that the world number five may make changes to his support staff after his first-round Aussie Open exit.
Jan 20, 20:04
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Rafael Nadal after Australian Open exit: "It was not my day"
Rafael Nadal says that it was not his day after his latest Grand Slam failure in the first round of the Australian Open.
Jan 19, 12:37
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Result: Rafael Nadal knocked out of Australian Open
Rafael Nadal is out of the Australian Open after a five-set battle with Fernando Verdasco.
Jan 19, 08:03

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CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
ChinaChina32211669
United StatesUnited States24282173
JapanJapan1961136
AustraliaAustralia1441634
Olympics flagRussian Olympic Committee13211852
Great BritainGreat Britain13171343
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Wednesday's key events


SKATEBOARDING
· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

SAILING
· After a medal-laden day on the water on Tuesday, Great Britain will be looking for more success, starting with Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the men's 470-class medal race (6.33am)
· Team GB also have medal hopes in the women's event, with defending champion Hannah Mills looking to retain her crown alongside new teammate Eilidh McIntyre (7.33am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Great Britain's Frazer Clarke faces Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in the men's super heavyweight with a place in the gold medal bout up for grabs (7.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also guaranteed a medal, but will look to ensure that is either gold or silver as he takes on Cuba's Arlen Lopez in the light heavyweight final (7.35am)

CYCLING
· World records have been tumbling in the velodrome, and another could go in the men's team pursuit final as Italy - new world record holders themselves - face Denmark (10.06am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Three Brits have made into into the final of the men's jumping individual final, including fastest qualifier Ben Maher, who will bid to inherit compatriot Nick Skelton's Olympic crown (11am)

> Today's schedule in full
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