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London, England

This week, Evgeny will start the grass season by playing at the Queen’s Club, in the AEGON Championship, formerly known as the Stella Artois Championship.

The draw is available : here

Zhenya will face M.LLODRA (FRA) in the first round.

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M.LLODRA (FRA) def E.KOROLEV (RUS) 6/3 6/4

R1-vsLlodra

Zhenya was off to a very bad start in this match, being quickly led 5/1, but he stayed on track and came back from one break. At 5/3, he put pressure on Llodra but it wasn’t enough and he lost the first set 6/3.

The second set was really tight but Evgeny got broken at 4/4, and despite saving one match point, he finally lost the match 6/3 6/4.

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June 5, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

COMING SOON…

> Madrid and Dusseldorf’s summaries <

May 20, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Munich, Germany

Sans titre 1

This week Evgeny plays at the BMW Open, in Munich.

He will be opposed to J.CHARDY (FRA) in his first round match.

The draw is available : here

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J.CHARDY (FRA) def E.KOROLEV (RUS) 6/3 6/3

May 2, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Rome, Italy

This week Evgeny is lined up in the Rome’s qualifications.

The draw is available : here

For his first match Zhenya will be opposed to the #8 seed, spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.

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E.KOROLEV (RUS) def [8]G.GARCIA-LOPEZ (ESP) 6/3 6/3

He will face [2]J.MONACO (ARG) to try to enter the main draw.

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Unfortunately Zhenya lost to [2]J.MONACO (ARG) 6/3 6/4.

April 26, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Houston (TX), USA

During my (unwilling) time off(line), Zhenya showed great tennis at the Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston, Texas.

Here is a recap of his activity there.

First Round : E.KOROLEV (RUS) def L.MAYER (ARG) 7/6(2) 2/6 7/5

Second Round : E.KOROLEV (RUS) def D.GIMENO-TRAVER (ESP) 6/3 7/6(4)

Quarterfinals : E.KOROLEV (RUS) def G.CANAS (ARG) 2/6 6/3 6/4

Semifinals : L.HEWITT (AUS) def E.KOROLEV (RUS) 7(4)/6 6/4

The complete draw is available : here

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And I want to share with you guys, this really cool video of Zhenya, on his free time from the tourney, giving a shout out to my friend Danielle ! πŸ˜‰

April 26, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

– Apologies –

Due to technical difficulties … my connection just died to be precise… I wasn’t able to update the blog.

To those who came by to search for the latest news concerning Zhenya and found nothing new for several weeks, I wanna say I’m sorry.

Blame technology, I’m back now !Β  πŸ™‚

April 26, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Miami (FL), USA

This week Evgeny is lined up in Miami, at the Sony Ericsson Open’s qualifications.
He is the #6 seed. His first opponent will be [WC]G.GAUDIO (ARG).

The draw is available : here

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[6] E Korolev (RUS) d [WC] G Gaudio (ARG) 62 36 75

In the second round he will be opposed to M.RUSSELL (USA).

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Unfortunately Zhenya lost to M.RUSSELL (USA) 2/6 6/4 6/2

March 23, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Sunrise (Florida), USA

After his early loss in the qualies of Indian Well, Zhenya is lined up to play the challenger of Sunrise. Since it welcomes a lot of high ranked player, and probably being the challenger with the best entry list of the year, Evgeny will have to go through the qualifications.

He is the #3 seed of the qualifications’ draw, which is available : here

His first opponent will be R.GREGORC (SLO).

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[3]E.KOROLEV (RUS) def R.GREGORC (SLO) 6/1 6/1

In the second round Zhenya will face N.TODERO (ARG)

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[3]E.KOROLEV (RUS) defΒ  N.TODERO (ARG) 6/1 6/3

Zhenya entered the main draw defeating J.DE ARMAS (VEN) 7/5 4/6 6/1

He will play [2] R Schuettler (GER) in the first round.

The draw is available : here

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After a really tight match Evgeny is out of the tournament.

[2] R Schuettler (GER) def [Q]E.KOROLEV (RUS) 2/6 6/4 7/6(4)

March 16, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Anna’s cousin not afraid of Kournikova ‘curse’

The title may not be relevant, but I wanted to share with you guys this really interesting, and actually deeply moving article which was released after Zhenya’s win over Kendrick in Delray Beach.

After the jump…

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February 27, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Happy Birthday !

Today, is not only Valentine’s Day, it’s also our dear Zhenya’s birthday !

Evgeny is turning 21 ! He’s definitely all grown up now !

We wish him all the best, both in his personal life and in tennis. We also wish him to stay healthy, and have fun !!! πŸ˜€

February 14, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment