Bjorn Phau

  • Qualifier Phau into Zagreb Indoors semis February 7, 2014

    Zagreb: German qualifier Bjorn Phau reached his first semifinals in neary five years by defeating Dudi Sela of Israel 6-4, 6-3 at the Zagreb Indoors on Friday. Phau will play Marin Cilic or Ivan Dodig, both Croatians. Sela won the three opening games, but Phau came back to win 10 of...
  • Australian Open: Somdev beats Phau to reach second round January 14, 2013

    Melbourne: India's Somdev Devvarman defeated Bjorn Phau of Germany in straight sets 6-3, 6-2 6-3 to advance to the second round of Australian Open 2013. The 551-ranked Indian won a total of 97 points with the help of four aces against his much higher ranked opponent Germany. Phau, ranked...
  • Somdev to begin campaign against Bjorn Phau January 13, 2013

    Melbourne: Somdev Devvarman, who is demanding better playing conditions in Davis Cup from AITA, was on Sunday drawn against Germany's Bjorn Phau for his opening match in the men's singles event of the Australian Open, here. It will be the first meeting between Somdev, whose ranking has plummeted to 551, and...
  • Red hot Federer wins in a breeze at US Open August 31, 2012

    New York: His opponent was pretty sure he had put the lob out of Roger Federer's reach. Not quite. Federer extended his body, reached up to his backhand side and angled it off for a winner. That was one of 32 shots Federer won from the net Thursday night in what,...
  • US Open: Nadal beats Bjorn Phau to enter Rd 2 August 26, 2008

    New Delhi: Rafael Nadal won his first match as the top seed of a Grand Slam. The new world number 1 was made to work very hard through. Nadal's unseeded German opponent, Bjorn Phau pushed the first set to a tie-breaker. Phau kept pace in most of the rallies and...