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Pro Shop: What makes polyester string so effective? - Baseline 23 Aug 2017, 11:34 pm


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Pro Shop: What makes polyester string so effective?
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The first characteristic that draws players to polys is their durability. Strings generally snap because they grind against each other during play. Polyesters are less abrasive than other strings, resulting in less wear and tear. Gustavo Kuerten's ...

Kyrgios overpowered in Cincinnati Open final - Toowoomba Chronicle 20 Aug 2017, 10:54 pm


Toowoomba Chronicle

Kyrgios overpowered in Cincinnati Open final
Toowoomba Chronicle
Kyrgios' defeat - after excellent wins over incoming world No 1 Rafael Nadal, David Ferreror and Ivo Karlovic - leaves Lleyton Hewitt, who downed Gustavo Kuerten in Indian Wells in 2003, as Australia's most recent Masters champion. Kyrgios praised ...

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Nick Kyrgios loses Cincinnati Masters final to Grigor Dimitrov - Herald Sun 20 Aug 2017, 10:10 pm


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Nick Kyrgios loses Cincinnati Masters final to Grigor Dimitrov
Herald Sun
Kyrgios' defeat — after excellent wins over incoming world No 1 Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer and Ivo Karlovic — leaves Lleyton Hewitt, who downed Gustavo Kuerten in Indian Wells in 2003, as Australia's most recent Masters champion. Kyrgios praised ...

Andy Murray remains No. 1, now behind Gustavo Kuerten on all-time list - Blasting News 14 Aug 2017, 6:41 am


Andy Murray remains No. 1, now behind Gustavo Kuerten on all-time list
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His 41 weeks is two behind of #Gustavo Kuerten, the Brazilian clay courter that enjoyed success in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Kuerten spent a total of 43 weeks ranked No. 1 in his career. In order for Murray to surpass that he would need to ...

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Western & Southern Open (WTA) - Tennis Magazine 14 Aug 2017, 1:05 am


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Western & Southern Open (WTA)
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In 2001, Silva watched, in awe, as fellow Brazilian Gustavo Kuerten won the title. “It was then I realized how strong these ATP Masters 1000 fields are,� he says. “The lowest ranked player he beat that week was No. 27 Andy Roddick, and he played three ...

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Former Wimbledon star Wilkinson has rediscovered his tennis mojo again - Daily Echo 19 Jul 2017, 2:25 pm


Daily Echo

Former Wimbledon star Wilkinson has rediscovered his tennis mojo again
Daily Echo
He even remembers the exact date – Tuesday, 22 June 1999, following a first round defeat on Wimbledon's Centre Court to Gustavo Kuerten of Brazil, writes SPENCER VIGNES. So how come the best tennis player to come out of Hampshire in decades was ...

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Jelena's magic show in Paris - The New Paper 16 Jun 2017, 10:04 pm


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Jelena's magic show in Paris
The New Paper
Jelena's magic show in Paris Jelena Ostapenko (above) was born on June 8, 1997, the day when an unseeded player - Brazilian Gustavo Kuerten - last won a singles title at Roland Garros. PHOTO: AFP ...

French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko beats Timea Bacsinszky to reach final - ClickLancashire 14 Jun 2017, 1:54 am


French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko beats Timea Bacsinszky to reach final
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Ostapenko fell in the first round on her main draw debut in Paris past year but is one win away from becoming the first player since Gustavo Kuerten in 1997 to win their maiden tour-level title at a Slam. She ended the contest on her first match point ...

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French Open | Ostapenko blasts her way to victory - Tennis Threads 13 Jun 2017, 7:09 am


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French Open | Ostapenko blasts her way to victory
Tennis Threads
She is the first unseeded player to win the Suzanne Lenglen Trophy since 1993 and she has emulated the Brazilian Gustavo Kuerten's 1997 victory which he achieved on the day Ostapenko was born. In addition, she is now the youngest first-time female ...

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Jelena Ostapenko Beats Simona Halep And Wins Maiden Slam - Stevegtennis.com 11 Jun 2017, 10:53 pm


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Jelena Ostapenko Beats Simona Halep And Wins Maiden Slam
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It was also the first time an unseeded player had won the French Open since Gustavo Kuerten, coincidentally on the same day the Latvian was born. It was wondered how both players would deal with the nerves given the different types of pressure they ...

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Gustavo Kuerten Bio


Brazilian tennis player

September 10, 1976, (41 years old)

http://www.guga.com.br/

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