Abn Amro World Tennis Tournament

  • Stanislas Wawrinka to miss Rotterdam tournament February 5, 2014

    Rotterdam: Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka has withdrawn from next week's ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament. The reigning Australian Open champion is recovering from a leg injury and will be replaced by Russian World No.43 Denis Istomin. Last Friday Wawrinka was active for Switzerland in the Davis Cup tie against Serbia but wants...
  • Marcos Baghdatis loses in ABN quarterfinals February 15, 2013

    Rotterdam: Grigor Dimitrov rallied from a set down to beat Marcos Baghdatis 6-7 (4), 7-6 (0), 6-3 and book a place in the semi-finals of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Friday. Baghdatis took the first-set tiebreak after neither player managed to break serve. Both then broke once in the...
  • del Potro reaches ABN AMRO World quarterfinals February 14, 2013

    Rotterdam: Juan Martin del Potro hit a dozen aces past Ernests Gulbis of Latvia in winning 7-6 (5), 6-3 to reach his first quarterfinals of the year at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Thursday. The second-seeded Argentine set up a clash against Jarkko Nieminen, who beat Matthias Bachinger of...
  • Roger Federer storms into ABN AMRO World Round 2 February 14, 2013

    Rotterdam: Defending champion Roger Federer cruised into the second round of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Wednesday by beating Grega Zemlja 6-3, 6-1. Federer, a two-time winner at the indoor hard court tournament, had taken a two-week break after losing a grueling five-set semifinal to Andy Murray at the...
  • Gilles Simon reaches ABN AMRO World quarters February 13, 2013

    Rotterdam: Gilles Simon became the first player to reach the quarterfinals of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament by beating Italian qualifier Matteo Viola 6-3, 6-1 on Wednesday. The fifth-seeded Frenchman will face the winner of the second-round match between Martin Klizan and Igor Sijsling, who upset Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the...
  • Federer eases into Rotterdam semi-finals February 18, 2012

    Rotterdam: Roger Federer extended his perfect record against Jarkko Nieminen to 13-0 as he reached the semi-finals of the ABN Amro World Tennis on Friday. The top-seeded Federer did not face a single break point as he won 7-5, 7-6 (2) for a 13th straight win over Nieminen of Finland in...
  • Berdych advances, Baghdatis retires in Rotterdam February 17, 2012

    Rotterdam: Second-seeded Tomas Berdych advanced to the quarter-finals of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament on Thursday when Marcos Baghdatis retired with a leg injury in the fourth game. Also, third-seeded Juan Martin del Potro fired nine aces to advance with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Karol Beck of Slovakia. Baghdatis was...
  • Federer tops Mahut to advance at ABN Amro February 16, 2012

    Rotterdam: Top-seeded Roger Federer easily beat Nicolas Mahut 6-4, 6-4 in the first round on Wednesday to sail straight into the quarter-finals of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament. Federer's second-round opponent Mikhail Youzhny withdrew with a foot injury, giving the Swiss star a place in the last-eight. The 16-time Grand Slam...
  • Mathieu upsets Lopez in Rotterdam first round February 14, 2012

    Rotterdam, Netherlands: Paul-Henri Mathieu fought back from a set down on Monday to upset fourth-seeded Feliciano Lopez 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the opening round of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament. Sixth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine also went out in the first round, losing 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2 to Lukasz...
  • No rift with Wawrinka, clarifies Federer February 14, 2012

    Rotterdam, Netherlands: Roger Federer says he was misunderstood and he did not blame Switzerland teammate Stanislas Wawrinka for their Davis Cup loss to the United States. In comments translated from French, Federer appeared to criticize Wawrinka's performances in the 5-0 first-round whitewash at the weekend. But speaking at a pre-tournament news conference...
  • Soderling beats Tsonga to win Rotterdam title February 14, 2011

    Rotterdam: Swede Robin Soderling retained his World Indoor Tournament title by outlasting Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3 3-6 6-3 on Sunday. In a serve-dominated final, Tsonga boomed down 20 aces to Soderling's 12 but the Swede produced the greater consistency to triumph again in the Dutch port city. Tsonga, in his first ATP...
  • Tsonga, Ljubicic in Rotterdam semis February 12, 2011

    Rotterdam: Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will face Croatia's Ivan Ljubicic for a place in the World Indoor tournament final after they had contrasting paths through the quarter-finals on Friday. Tsonga was handed a walkover after fourth seed Tomas Berdych pulled out suffering with flu but Ljubicic had to sweat for two hours...
  • Baghdatis reaches last eight in Rotterdam February 10, 2011

    Rotterdam: Marcos Baghdatis beat Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Thursday to advance to a quarterfinal showdown with seventh-seeded Ivan Ljubicic. Baghdatis had a tougher time overcoming the 44th-ranked Lopez than he did dispatching Australian Open finalist Andy Murray 6-4, 6-1 the previous evening as the Scot battled a left wrist...
  • Tsonga beats Llodra to reach ABN Amro QFs February 10, 2011

    Rotterdam: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga rallied from a set down to beat fellow Frenchman Michael Llodra 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament. In a tight match that saw just one service break in each set, the eighth-seeded Tsonga served nine of his 15...