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    Rotterdam: Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka has withdrawn from next week's ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament.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 67 (4), 76 (0), 63 and book a place in the semifinals of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Friday. Baghdatis took the firstset 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 76 (5), 63 to reach his first quarterfinals of the year at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Thursday. The secondseeded 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 63, 61. Federer, a twotime winner at the indoor hard court tournament, had taken a twoweek break after losing a grueling fiveset 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 63, 61 on Wednesday. The fifthseeded Frenchman will face the winner of the secondround match between Martin Klizan and Igor Sijsling, who upset JoWilfried Tsonga in the...
  • Federer eases into Rotterdam semifinals February 18, 2012

    Rotterdam: Roger Federer extended his perfect record against Jarkko Nieminen to 130 as he reached the semifinals of the ABN Amro World Tennis on Friday. The topseeded Federer did not face a single break point as he won 75, 76 (2) for a 13th straight win over Nieminen of Finland in...
  • Berdych advances, Baghdatis retires in Rotterdam February 17, 2012

    Rotterdam: Secondseeded Tomas Berdych advanced to the quarterfinals of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament on Thursday when Marcos Baghdatis retired with a leg injury in the fourth game. Also, thirdseeded Juan Martin del Potro fired nine aces to advance with a 64, 75 win over Karol Beck of Slovakia. Baghdatis was...
  • Federer tops Mahut to advance at ABN Amro February 16, 2012

    Rotterdam: Topseeded Roger Federer easily beat Nicolas Mahut 64, 64 in the first round on Wednesday to sail straight into the quarterfinals of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament. Federer's secondround opponent Mikhail Youzhny withdrew with a foot injury, giving the Swiss star a place in the lasteight. The 16time Grand Slam...
  • Mathieu upsets Lopez in Rotterdam first round February 14, 2012

    Rotterdam, Netherlands: PaulHenri Mathieu fought back from a set down on Monday to upset fourthseeded Feliciano Lopez 46, 76 (5), 64 in the opening round of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament. Sixthseeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine also went out in the first round, losing 67 (4), 64, 62 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 50 firstround whitewash at the weekend. But speaking at a pretournament 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 JoWilfried Tsonga 63 36 63 on Sunday. In a servedominated 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 JoWilfried Tsonga will face Croatia's Ivan Ljubicic for a place in the World Indoor tournament final after they had contrasting paths through the quarterfinals 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 76 (3), 63 on Thursday to advance to a quarterfinal showdown with seventhseeded Ivan Ljubicic. Baghdatis had a tougher time overcoming the 44thranked Lopez than he did dispatching Australian Open finalist Andy Murray 64, 61 the previous evening as the Scot battled a left wrist...
  • Tsonga beats Llodra to reach ABN Amro QFs February 9, 2011

    Rotterdam: JoWilfried Tsonga rallied from a set down to beat fellow Frenchman Michael Llodra 46, 64, 64 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 eighthseeded Tsonga served nine of his 15...