Jarkko Nieminen

  • Joao Sousa, Jarkko Nieminen advance at Moselle Open 22 minutes ago

    Metz: Joao Sousa saved all four break points to beat Ivan Dodig 6-2, 6-2 in the first round of the Moselle Open on Wednesday. The sixth-seeded Sousa will next play Igor Sijsling at the indoor tournament. Finnish veteran Jarkko Nieminen set up a meeting with former Wimbledon semifinalist Jerzy Janowicz after beating...
  • Bucharest defending champ Rosol reaches quarters April 23, 2014

    Bucharest: Defending champion Lukas Rosol reached the Nastase Tiriac Trophy quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over eighth-seeded Jarkko Nieminen of Finland on Wednesday. The Czech saved seven of the eight break points he faced on the clay at BNR Arenas. Rosol moved the defense of his first ATP title to home...
  • Nieminen makes second round in Bucharest April 22, 2014

    Bucharest: Finnish veteran Jarkko Nieminen's first match against Leonardo Mayer of Argentina took more than two hours to win in the first round of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Monday. Eighth-seeded Nieminen prevailed 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (4) on the outdoor clay at BNR Arenas against the Vina del Mar finalist. Also, Czech...
  • Tomic loses shortest match on record March 21, 2014

    Key Biscayne: Australia's Bernard Tomic lost the shortest completed ATP match on record Thursday, lasting only 28 minutes at the Sony Open in his first tournament since undergoing surgery on both hips. Ending a two-month layoff, Tomic won just 13 points and lost to Jarkko Nieminen 6-0, 6-1. It was the...
  • Monfils beats Nieminen to reach Open Sud final February 8, 2014

    Montpellier, France: Fifth-seeded Gael Monfils of France fired 15 aces and overcame a second-set wobble to beat sixth-seeded Jarkko Nieminen 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 on Saturday and reach the Open Sud de France final. Monfils improved to 4-0 in career head-to-heads against his Finnish opponent. He looked set for a comfortable win...
  • Sijsling advances to 2nd round at Thailand Open September 23, 2013

    Bangkok: Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands advanced to the second round of the Thailand Open by beating seventh-seeded Jarkko Nieminen of Finland 6-3, 7-6 (2) on Monday. The 75th-ranked Sijsling will face Robin Haase of the Netherlands. Haase beat Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain 6-2, 6-4 at the Impact Arena. The top four...
  • Tsonga overcomes Nieminen to enter third round at Roland Garros May 29, 2013

    Paris: France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga survived a first-set scare to advance into the third round of the French Open with a 7-6 (6), 6-4, 6-3 win against Finn Jarkko Nieminen on Wednesday. The sixth-seeded Tsonga, the last French man to reach a Grand Slam final at the 2008 Australian Open final, next...
  • Somdev crashes out of men's singles tennis July 30, 2012

    London: Somdev Devvarman failed to provide cheers to the Indian camp at the London Olympics as he bowed out of the men's singles event with a straight-set defeat against Jarkko Nieminen, here on Sunday. Somdev, a wild card entrant, lost the rain-hit first round match 3-6 1-6 to his Finnish...
  • Murray fights pain, Nadal wins easily May 31, 2012

    Paris: Fourth seed Andy Murray, grimacing in pain, battled his way into the third round of the French Open on Thursday by defeating Finn Jarkko Nieminen 1-6 6-4 6-1 6-2 despite back problems. Defending champion Rafa Nadal's progress was rather more swift. The Spaniard, aiming for a record seventh French Open...
  • Bopanna-Nieminen lose SAP Open final February 16, 2009

    San Jose: India's Rohan Bopanna and Jarrko Nieminen of Finland went down to Czech Radek Stepanek and German Tommy Hass in the $600,000 SAP Open final. The Indo-Finnish pair, who shocked the top seeds and Australian Open champions Bob and Mike Bryans en route final, proved no match for Stepanek and...
  • Bopanna-Niemenin beat Huss-Hutchins February 15, 2009

    New Delhi: India had a good day on the ATP circuit with Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna making the doubles finals of different tournaments along with their respective partners. The second seeded pair of Paes and his Czech partner Lukas Dlouhy defeated fourth seeds Julian Knowles and Andy Ram 6-2 7-6...
  • Bhupathi-Knowles advance, Bopanna-Nieminen out January 24, 2009

    Melbourne: Melbourne: Mahesh Bhupathi and his Bahamian partner Mark Knowles advanced to the Australian Open men's doubles third round after a straight-set victory but it was curtains for Rohan Bopanna and his Finnish partner Jarkko Nieminen who lost their second-round match in Melbourne on Saturday. Third seeds Bhupathi and Knowles had...
  • Federer wins Kooyong final, Nalbandian takes Sydney January 17, 2009

    Melbourne: Roger Federer completed his preparations for a tilt at Pete Sampras's record of 14 Grand Slam titles with an easy 6-1, 6-3 victory over Swiss compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka at the Kooyong Classic on Saturday. Federer captured his second title in the eight-man invitational event, which he traditionally uses to fine...
  • Nalbandian meets Soderling in Stockholm Open final October 11, 2008

    Stockholm: Top seed David Nalbandian reached the Stockholm Open final with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Finland's Jarkko Nieminen on Saturday. The world No. 7, who has not dropped a set this week, beat Nieminen for the sixth time in 10 meetings to set up a final showdown with home hope...
  • Nadal brushes aside Nieminen, enters semis January 22, 2008

    Melbourne: Second seed Rafael Nadal wore down Finn Jarkko Nieminen 7-5, 6-3, 6-1 on Tuesday to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open for the first time. The three-times French Open champion saved two set points before winning the first set and then gradually turned the screw to see off 24th...