Oeiras in Photos: May 1

Thursday, May 01, 2014 /by

Veteran photographer Pedro Mendes is covering this year's Portugal Open for TENNIS.com. Each day throughout the tournament, we'll publish a photo gallery of his exclusive on-site images. You can view them all here.

Eugenie Bouchard burst out to a 4-1 lead, but Svetlana Kuznetsova won 11 of the next 12 games.

"On clay my game's getting together again," said the 2009 French Open champ sporting the star tattoo.

Pablo Cuevas did not generate a break point against Milos Raonic.

The second-seeded Canadian will play Carlos Berlocq in the quarterfinals.

Roberta Vinci blew a 5-2 third-set lead, bowing to Elena Vesnina, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-5.

It's the second straight comeback win for Vesnina, who reached her first WTA semifinal of the year.

Top-seeded Tomas Berdych cruised by Somdev Devvarman, 6-3, 6-2.

Devvarman could not solve Berdych's ground game or crack his serve.

Polona Hercog had few answers for Carla Suarez Navarro in a 74-minute setback.

The top-seeded Spaniard will play Romanian qualifier Irina-Camelia Begu in the semifinals.

Veteran Victor Hanescu reached his third quarterfinal of the season.

Pablo Carreno Busta pushed Hanescu to three sets, falling 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.

Casablanca champion Guillermo Garcia-Lopez ran out of gas against Gastão Elias.

The Portuguese wild card advanced to the quarters for the second straight year, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2.

In a battle of qualifiers, Timea Bacsinszki lost to Irina-Camelia Begu, 6-3, 7-6 (6).

The 117th-ranked Romanian reached her first WTA semifinal since Linz in October, 2012.

Andrey Golubev loads his weight on his back leg ready to strike.

Qualifier Leonardo Mayer countered sharply defeating Golubev, 6-1, 7-6 (3).






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