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Marcos Baghdatis Biography

Marcos Baghdatis is a Cypriot professional tennis player who reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 8 in August 2006. Marcos started playing at the age of five and soon became the ITF World Junior Tennis Champion by 2003. He joined the ATP professional tour later that year. In 2006, Marcos competed in the Wimbeldon, defeating Andy Murray in the fourth round in straight sets and 2002 champion and former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt in the quarterfinals. His luck didn't keep up as Marcos lost to Rafael Nadal in the semifinals in 3 sets. Later that year, Marcos defeated Mario Ancic in the final at the China Open, an ATP International Series event thus making it his first career ATP tournament championship. In 2009, Marcos won the Odlum Brown Vancouver Open, a Challenger event in Vancouver beating Xavier Malisse in the final of the Trophée des Alpilles in St. Remy. The year 2010, will be highlighted in his career as the year he defeated both legendary players Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells and the 2010 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters and Women's Open in Cincinnati, respectively. In July 2012 Marcos Baghdatis was selected by the Cypriot Olympic Committee to carry the Cypriot flag in the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Games

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Video: Watch Grigor Dimitrov make a mindblowing diving volley on match point
Video: Watch Grigor Dimitrov make a mindblowing diving volley on match point
Dimitrov has been a junior champion as well as the 2013 semi-finalist at Wimbledon.
Antalya Open: Marcos Baghdatis edges Ramkumar Ramanathan in three sets
Antalya Open: Marcos Baghdatis edges Ramkumar Ramanathan in three sets
Ramkumar Ramanathan’s dream run at the Antalya Open ended today Qualifier Ramkumar Ramanathan’s brilliant run at the Antalya Open came ...
Australian Open 2017: Rafael Nadal crushes Marcos Baghdatis to enter the third round
Australian Open 2017: Rafael Nadal crushes Marcos Baghdatis to enter the third round
The talented 19-year-old Alexander Zverev awaits Rafa in the next round.
Indian Aces beat UAE Royals to go top in IPTL
Indian Aces beat UAE Royals to go top in IPTL
Raonic, Berdych advance to last 16 at ATP Paris Masters
Raonic, Berdych advance to last 16 at ATP Paris Masters
Rio Olympics 2016, Tennis: Are we witnessing the end of a tennis era?
Rio Olympics 2016, Tennis: Are we witnessing the end of a tennis era?
This could be the last Olympic games for a number of the sport's greatest.
Gerry Weber Open: Roger Federer and Dominic Thiem advance in Halle
Gerry Weber Open: Roger Federer and Dominic Thiem advance in Halle
While Federer and Thiem won, Kei Nishikori had to withdraw on Wednesday.
Miami Open: Marcos Baghdatis beats Benjamin Becker, earns clash with Nick Kyrgios
Miami Open: Marcos Baghdatis beats Benjamin Becker, earns clash with Nick Kyrgios
Cypriot Baghdatis compiled 26 winners, twice the number of his opponent, and broke the German's serve three times.
Dubai Open: Stan Wawrinka to face Marcos Baghdatis in final
Dubai Open: Stan Wawrinka to face Marcos Baghdatis in final
Former World No. 8 Marcos Baghdatis is through to his biggest ATP World Tour final since 2010.
5 worst temper tantrums on the tennis court
5 worst temper tantrums on the tennis court
A look back at when tennis' biggest names lost their cool on court.
5 Reasons why Punjab Marshalls won the 2015 CTL title
5 Reasons why Punjab Marshalls won the 2015 CTL title
Punjab Marshalls edged out Hyderabad Aces to take the title victory at the Champions Tennis League 2015
CTL 2015 FINAL: Punjab Marshalls edge out Hyderabad Aces by a single game, crowned 2015 champions
CTL 2015 FINAL: Punjab Marshalls edge out Hyderabad Aces by a single game, crowned 2015 champions
The home team lost by a very slim margin, with some tight games on display over the night.
Hyderabad Aces vs Punjab Marshalls: Who will clinch the title on Sunday?
Hyderabad Aces vs Punjab Marshalls: Who will clinch the title on Sunday?
Preview for the 2015 CTL Final between the Hyderabad Aces and the Punjab Marshalls.
5 reasons why Marcos Baghdatis has been such a big success at the CTL
5 reasons why Marcos Baghdatis has been such a big success at the CTL
5 forgotten stars who have returned to the limelight in the Champions Tennis League
5 forgotten stars who have returned to the limelight in the Champions Tennis League
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