Showing posts with label Juan Monaco. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Juan Monaco. Show all posts

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Photos: Monaco and Tipsarevic at "Clash of the Continents" press conference

Photos: Monaco and Tipsarevic at "Clash of the Continents" press conference

Tennis players from, Juan Monaco, Janko Tipsarevic, Daniela Hanchova and Peng Shuai attended a press conference held ahead of the "Clash of the Continents" exhibition tennis match yesterday in Singapore... Enjoy some pics...

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Photos: Rafa and Pico relaxing on a boat in Mallorca

Photos: Rafa and Pico relaxing on a boat in Mallorca

As you may already know, Juan Monaco is in Mallorca visiting Rafa Nadal... During the weekend Rafa played golf and Pico was his caddie and today they went for a swim early in the morning and then they enjoyed a nice afternoon on a boat... Check out some pics....

Their day started with a nice swim...

"Saliendo para nadar a primera hora de la mañana
On our way to swim at first hour in the morning" Pico wrote.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Photo: Pico visits Rafa in Mallorca

Photo: Pico visits Rafa in Mallorca

After playing the Asian tour and winning a title, Juan Monaco is taking some days off to relax and he decided to go to Mallorca to visit one of his best friends... Rafa Nadal... Check it out!!

On Facebook he posted...

"A ver si reconocen a mi amigo?
Let's see if you can recognize my friend?"

Rafa commented on Twitter...



... Juan added...




Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Photo: Pico meets Gio Moreno in Shanghai

Photo: Pico meets Gio Moreno in Shanghai

Juan Monaco lost in the second round at the 2012 Shangai Masters but still had a nice time as he met Gio Moreno a soccer player from Colombia who played for many years in Argentina...

Check out the pic Pico posted on Twitter...




Sunday, September 30, 2012

Pico Monaco wins title at Malaysian Open

Pico Monaco wins title at Malaysian Open

Juan Monaco battle past Julien Benneteau 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 to win the Malaysian Open title.

Monaco needed just over three hours to edge out Benneteau to claim his 4th title of the season.

The Argentine received $153,440 in prize money and earned 250 Rankings points.

Benneteau took a 2-0 lead in the first set but Pico got back on level terms at 2-2 and broke again for a 5-3.

The Frenchman saved four more set points to frustrate Monaco, who ultimately clinched the set after 81 minutes of play.

In the second set, Benneteau broke early but was broken back. He got a second service break to send the encounter into the decider.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Monaco beats Nishikori, Benneteau upsets Ferrer to reach Malaysia final

Monaco beats Nishikori, Benneteau upsets Ferrer to reach Malaysia final

Juan Monaco defeated Kei Nishikori 64 26 76 to advance to the Malaysian Open 2012 final.

The Argentine will next meet Julien Benneteau, who surprised David Ferrer 6-4, 6-1.

Pico saved one match point at 2-5 in the deciding set on his way to a two hours and 43 minutes victory.

"Nishikori played very well," said Monaco. "He came back in the second set, playing better than me. The final set was up and down, he had one match point, then I fought back and I am very happy the way I finished the match. I think the crowd enjoyed it."

"He just played well and I don’t think I played badly," said Nishikori. "He served great and hit the ball well. I stopped hitting and playing inside the baseline."

Friday, September 14, 2012

Delpo wins, Pico loses in Davis Cup semifinal | Argentina 1 - Czech Republic 1

Delpo wins, Pico loses in Davis Cup semifinal | Argentina 1 - Czech Republic 1

Juan Martin del Potro beat Radek Stepanek 6-4 6-4 6-2 while Tomas Berdych edge Monaco 6-1, 4-6, 1-6, 6-4, 6-4 to tie the Davis Cup semifinal between Argentina and the Czech Republic.

Del Potro, told by doctors not to play because of an inflamed left wrist, broke down crying as he addressed fans chanting ''Ole! Ole! Ole!'' at the Parque Roca.

"In truth, it wasn't easy to play," Del Potro said. "You can see how I suffered playing. I did it for all of you. Playing here means so much for you, for the country, for Argentine tennis - for everyone and me too. I want to thank you for the love and support you have always shown me."

"There is always some pain," Del Potro told the crowd. "We all have some pain - some more than others. The important thing is to try to play and do your best."

Del Porto said Thursday he would not have played were this an ordinary tournament.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Photos: Pico with Nalbandian and Jaite in London

Photos: Pico with Nalbandian and Jaite in London

Pico Monaco is becoming a great journalist in the ATP Tour as he is always posting pictures and his thoughts after his matches and during tournaments... Today he posted the following pictures on his Facebook Page... Enjoy some insights of the Argentine Tennis Team at the London Olympics...

"With David. we've finished eating and now we are going to practice at Wimbledon" He wrote.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Pic of the Day: Pico Celebrating in Hamburg

Pic of the Day: Pico Celebrating in Hamburg

I´m sorry Pico... I love you but this one was just too good for this...

Here it is the pic of the day...



Sunday, July 22, 2012

Monaco wins Hamburg title, reaches top 10

Monaco wins Hamburg title, reaches top 10

Juan Monaco beat Tommy Haas 7-5, 6-4 to win the German Tennis Championships.

After this win, Pico will reach the top 10 when the rankings are released Monday.

Monaco was in his second final in two weeks. He lost to Janko Tipsarevic in Stuttgart one week ago. He has six career titles, all on clay.

Haas was bidding to win his second title at home. Last month, Haas beat Roger Federer to win in Halle.

"It's amazing [to break the Top 10], it's a dream come true," declared Monaco. "I will always remember this great week because it's very important for me and my team. It was a big goal we had pre-season when we were practising very hard."

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Haas vs Monaco in Hamburg 2012 final

Haas vs Monaco in Hamburg 2012 final

Juan Monaco will meet Tommy Haas at the German Tennis Championships final tomorrow.

Pico upset Nicolas Almagro 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 while Haas defeated Marin Cilic 7-6, 6-0.

"I’m very happy with the way I played today," said Monaco. "I played a great match to beat Almagro, the top seed and a Top 10 player. I’m very happy about that and getting through to the final."

Monaco reached his second final in two weeks. He was runner-up in Stuttgart and is seeking his third clay-court title of the season.

Haas dropped only five points on serve in the second set. He's looking for his second title of the year after beating Roger Federer on grass in Halle last month.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Almagro and Monaco reach quarterfinals in Hamburg

Almagro and Monaco reach quarterfinals in Hamburg

Nicolas Almagro and Juan Monaco reached the quarter-finals at the bet-at-home Open - German Tennis Championships 2012.

Almagro scored a 6-4, 6-3 win over Nikolay Davydenko and will next meet Philipp Kohlschreiber.

“It’s going to be a tough one, but now I have nothing to lose,” said Kohlschreiber. “So far I’ve reached my best result here in Hamburg, and I’m very happy about it.”

Kohlschreiber beat Fabio Fognini 7-5, 6-2 in 83 minutes.

“I think it was a rough start,” he said. “I made too many unforced errors and he started pretty well. I raised my level, which I’m very happy about, and at the end I think it was very comfortable.”

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Pic of the Day: Pico and his new friend

Pic of the Day: Pico and his new friend

Pico Monaco was photographed with his new little friend from El Tenis Que No Vemos...

The Argentine is playing in Hamburg this week and he met with one of our friend from El Tenis Que No Vemos and took a pic with the website mascot that is traveling to several tournaments....


Photo: Pico cleans up the court to practice

Photo: Pico cleans up the court to practice

This is what I called a very dedicated tennis player... Juan Monaco helps to clean up the court to be able to practice in Hamburg...

"Preparing the court before practice... And tomorrow, match against Dani Muñoz de la Nava. Hugs to everyone!" He said on Facebook.


Monday, July 16, 2012

Video: Stuttgart Final Highlights | Tipsarevic vs Monaco

Video: Stuttgart Final Highlights | Tipsarevic vs Monaco

Watch final highlights from Sunday at the MercedesCup in Stuttgart, featuring Janko Tipsarevic vs. Juan Monaco.... Tipsy claimed the title...

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Tipsarevic wins Mercedes Cup 2012 title


Tipsarevic wins Mercedes Cup 2012 title

Janko Tipsarevic defeated Juan Monaco 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 to win the 2012 Mercedes Cup title in Stuttgart.

Tipsarevic was up a set and led 4-1 in the second set when the encounter was delayed due to rain and when they came back the Serb allowed his opponent to take the momentum.

Monaco won 12 of 13 points, including all eight on Tipsarevic's serve to take the set.

Tipsarevic broke serve first in the third but then dropped his serve after a longer, 20-minute interruption because of rain.

When they returned, Tipsarevic again dropped his serve at love. He then broke back immediately, and took the match after Monaco sent a forehand into the net on Tipsarevic's second match point.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Photo: Rafa and Pico having dinner in London

Photo: Rafa and Pico having dinner in London

Juan Monaco celebrated his first round win over Leo Mayer at Wimbledon with his best friend on tour, Rafa Nadal...

Both players posted the picture on their facebook pages and the following comments...

"Enjoying the dinner with Juan Monaco after his first victory in Wimbledon!! Congratulations friend!!" Wrote Nadal.

"Celebrating with my friend Rafa Nadal the results of today match. Who wants to join us?" Said Monaco.



Monday, June 4, 2012

Nadal demolishes Monaco at Roland Garros

Nadal demolishes Monaco at Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal raced into the French Open quarter-finals with a 6-2, 6-0, 6-0 demolition over Juan Monaco.

Nadal will next play Nicolas Almagro.

Rafa took his career record in Paris to 49-1 while Monaco, who went into Monday's match with solid claycourt form under his belt having captured titles in Vina del Mar and Houston this year, lost all three previous clay meetings against Nadal, claiming just 10 games in the process.

Monaco came out with all guns blazing but quickly hit the Rafa wall, with the Spaniard ending his opponent's ordeal after one hour and 46 minutes on his first match point.

Watch Monaco vs Nadal at Roland Garros Online Free Video Streaming


Watch Monaco vs Nadal at Roland Garros Online Free Video Streaming

Rafa Nadal faces one of his best friends on tour, Juan Monaco, in the 4th round at the French Open today in Paris ... Watch it live and online with free video streaming....Don´t miss this amazing match... Watch it online for free!!!

You can also watch tennis LIVE at TennisTV.com for better quality video streaming, highlights and more...

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Monaco vs Nadal (Court Suzanne Lenglen)

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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Photos: Argies on day 5 at Roland Garros

Photos: Argies on day 5 at Roland Garros

Three Argentine tennis players made it to the third round at the 2012 French Open today... Juan Monaco, Eduardo Schwank and Leonardo Mayer... Check out some of their tennis photos....