Chennai Open 2011

  • Paes, Bhupathi win Chennai Open doubles crown 09-01-2011 11:17 PM

    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...
  • Chennai Open: Wawrinka, Malisse reach finals 09-01-2011 01:08 AM

    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 09-01-2011 12:52 AM

    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...
  • Chennai Open: Paes, Bhupathi romp into semis 07-01-2011 10:59 PM

    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...
  • Chennai Open: Berdych, Malisse reach last four 07-01-2011 09:22 PM

    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...
  • Chennai Open: Bopanna, Qureshi reach quarters 05-01-2011 10:10 PM

    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...
  • Berdych eases into QFs of Chennai Open 05-01-2011 09:01 PM

    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...
  • Chennai Open: Indian rookies fail to qualify 03-01-2011 02:53 PM

    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...
  • Cilic hopeful of defending Chennai Open title 03-01-2011 10:21 AM

    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...
  • Wawrinka gets wild card for Chennai Open 16-12-2010 10:16 AM

    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...