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Gulbis gobbles up Robredo in 91 minutes

Ernests Gulbis had four ATP wins on the season heading into the U.S. Open. Now, the youngest player left in the men's draw has reached the second week of the tournament.

Updated: September 3, 2007, 1:13 AM ET

GULBIS ROUTS ROBREDO TO REACH FOURTH ROUND By Bonnie D. Ford, ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Nothing in Ernests Gulbis' record this year indicated that he was poised to make a breakthrough at the U.S. Open.

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The 19-year-old from Latvia, one of the former Soviet republics, showed promise by rising 300 places to No. 139 in the rankings last year, but on paper, it looked like he still was in transition. He had played mostly lower-level Challenger ...

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