Chennai Open 2011

  • Paes, Bhupathi win Chennai Open doubles crown January 10, 2011

    Chennai: Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi recorded their first tour win as a team since 2004 when they outplayed the first-time combination of Robin Haase and David Martin 6-2, 6-7 (3), 10-7 to annex their fifth ATP Chennai Open doubles crown here on Sunday. The top seeded Indian duo who last...
  • Chennai Open: Wawrinka, Malisse reach finals January 9, 2011

    Chennai: Stanislas Wawrinka, who managed to sneak into the main draw as a wild card after a late decision to participate, justified the privilege by putting to sword top seed and world No 6 Tomas Berdych en route to the final of the Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here...
  • Chennai Open: Paes, Bhupathi enter finals January 9, 2011

    Chennai: Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi needed all their combined experience to defeat the Croatian combo of Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig 6-1, 6-7 (4), 10-4 en route to the final of the doubles event in the ATP Aircel Chennai Open tennis tournament here on Saturday. The legendary Indian pair thus...
  • Chennai Open: Paes, Bhupathi romp into semis January 7, 2011

    Chennai: The two old warhorses Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi showcased their doubles skills and guile for a comfortable 6-4, 7-6 (3) win against Philipp Marx and Ken Skupski to complete the semi-finals line up in the Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here on Friday. Coming together on the tour...
  • Chennai Open: Berdych, Malisse reach last four January 7, 2011

    Chennai: Top seed Tomas Berdych, despite struggling with his serve, had enough firepower to knock out unfancied Blaz Kavcic 6-3, 6-3, to enter the semi-finals of the Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here on Friday. On the outside court, Xavier Malisse, the seventh seeded Belgian, extended his hold on Bjorn...
  • Chennai Open: Bopanna, Qureshi reach quarters January 5, 2011

    Chennai: The 'Indo-Pak Express' of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam Ul-Haq Qureshi steamed into the quarter-finals of the doubles event in the Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament with a straight-set win against South Americans Marcos Daniel and Eduardo Schwank here on Wednesday. The Bangalore-born Bopanna and Lahore's Qureshi, runners-up at the...
  • Berdych eases into QFs of Chennai Open January 5, 2011

    Chennai: Top seed and World No 6 Tomas Berdych was kept on court for longer than expected as he eased past the unheralded Ivan Dodig 6-2, 6-4, to enter the singles quarter-finals of the Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here on Wednesday. The match lasted an hour and 27 minutes...
  • Chennai Open: Indian rookies fail to qualify January 3, 2011

    Chennai: None of the Indian contestants could make the main draw of the Chennai Open from the qualifying event as the remaining three players crashed out after losing their second round matches here on Sunday. While Vishnu Vardhan and Karanuday Singh fought well before losing, Rupesh Roy hardly troubled his opponent....
  • Cilic hopeful of defending Chennai Open title January 3, 2011

    Chennai: Croatia's Marin Cilic is hopeful of making a hat-trick of titles at the Chennai Open but is wary of a tricky opener against Japan's talented Kei Nishikori as the season-opening ATP event kicks off here on Monday. "I've enjoyed the last two years here. Winning (the tournament) is the best...
  • Wawrinka gets wild card for Chennai Open December 16, 2010

    Chennai: Acceding to the request of Beijing Olympic gold medallist and last year's finalist Stanislas Wawrinka from Switzerland, organisers of the 2011 Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament and IMG, awarded one of the three wild cards to the world number 21. "Originally Wawrinka had indicated that he would be taking...