HEAD players enjoyed success last week at tournaments around the world.
ABN AMRO World, Rotterdam
HEAD player Robin Soderling reached his first final of the year with a 6-3, 6-2 win against HEAD fellow Gilles Simon. Soderling, who plays with a MicroGel Radical MP, was defeated in the finals by Michael Llodra in breathtaking 3 sets 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-7 (4).
Meanwhile, HEAD player Ivo Karlovic reached the semi finals defeating Mischa Zverev 6-3, 6-1. Furthermore, HEAD wild card player Robin Haase, who plays with a MicroGel Prestige Mid, won against No. 6 seed fellow HEAD player Andy Murray 7-5, 6-3 in front of his home crowd.
In doubles competition, HEAD player Mikhail Youzhny and his partner Philipp Kohlschreiber reached the finals but were defeated 7-5, 3-6, 10-7. Youzhny’s weapon of choice is the MicroGel Extreme Pro.
Copa Telemex, Buenos Aires
HEAD player Jose Acasuso reached the final match of his home tournament against David Nalbandian. After 2 hours and 43 minutes, Acasuso was finally defeated 3-6, 6-7 (5), 4-6.
Fellow HEAD player and countryman Agustin Calleri won the doubles final with partner Luis Horna. Calleri, who plays with a MicroGel Prestige MP, and Horna defeated Werner Eschauer and Peter Luczak 6-0, 6-7 (6), 10-2.
SAP Open, San Jose
HEAD player Guillermo Garcia-Lopez reached the semi finals by defeating John Isner 7-6 (4), 6-7 (1), 7-6 (11). Lopez, who plays with a MicroGel Prestige Mid, was defeated by eventual winner Andy Roddick 7-6 (2), 6-1.