Aegon Championships

  • Madison Keys beats Angelique Kerber to claim Aegon Championships June 21, 2014

    Madison Keys claimed the first title of her career on Saturday when she defeated Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 to win the Aegon Championships. Playing in her first final, the unseeded 19-year old is the first American to win the event since Chanda Rubin won back-to-back titles in 2002...
  • Dimitrov saves match point to win Queen's final June 16, 2014

    Grigor Dimitrov saved a match point to defeat Spanish left-hander Feliciano Lopez 6-7 (8), 7-6 (1), 7-6 (6) on Sunday and win the grass court tournament at Queen's Club, a warm-up event for Wimbledon. The fourth-seeded Dimitrov is the first Bulgarian to lift the title, and also the first player this...
  • Grigor Dimitrov upsets top-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka at Queen's June 14, 2014

    London: Fourth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov upset top-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka 6-2, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the final of the grass court Queen's Club tournament, a warm-up event for Wimbledon. It was the first victory in their three meetings for Dimitrov, who at age 23 is the youngest player ranked in the world's...
  • Berdych crashes out at Queen's but Wawrinka progresses June 14, 2014

    London: Second seed Tomas Berdych double-faulted on match point as he suffered a shock 6-4, 7-6 (7) quarterfinal defeat by Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club on Friday. World number three Stanislas Wawrinka advanced with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Australian Marinko Matosevic while Radek Stepanek, who...
  • Alexandr Dolgopolov withdraws from Queen's quarters due to injury June 13, 2014

    Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine withdrew with a right thigh injury from the quarterfinals at Queen's Club on Friday. The eighth-seeded Dolgopolov was hurt during a first-round doubles late Thursday, forcing him and Ernests Gulbis to retire. Fourth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria benefited from the walkover into the semifinals on Saturday, when he...
  • Lleyton Hewitt falls short of Roger Federer grass-court record June 13, 2014

    Lleyton Hewitt remains one victory short of Roger Federer's record of 122 match wins on grass after being beaten 6-3, 6-4 by Feliciano Lopez in the second round of the Queen's Club grass-court tournament on Wednesday. Hewitt, a four-time champion at Queen's, was broken once in each set and failed to...
  • Andy Murray falls to Radek Stepanek in Queen's 3rd round June 13, 2014

    Andy Murray was denied his 20th successive win on grass when he was beaten 7-6 (10), 6-2 by Radek Stepanek in the third round at Queen's Club on Thursday. Murray, the defending champion and No. 3 seed, claimed his first match win at Queen's in 2005 and went on to win...
  • Andy Murray off to a convincing start at Queen's June 12, 2014

    Andy Murray began the next chapter of his colourful tennis story with a straightforward win over Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu in front of new coach Amelie Mauresmo at Queen's Club on Wednesday. The 27-year-old, playing his first match on grass since winning last year's Wimbledon title, looked totally at ease during a...
  • Marin Cilic loses to Marinko Matosevic at Queens June 11, 2014

    Former champion Marin Cilic was upset by Marinko Matosevic of Australia in the opening round at the Queen's Club on Tuesday. The Croatian won the grass-court title in 2012 and finished as runner-up to Andy Murray in 2013, but was beaten 6-4, 6-4, with a single break of serve in each...
  • First round exit for Somdev Devvarman at ATP Aegon Championships June 10, 2014

    There was no end to Somdev Devvarman's woes as the Indian suffered his fourth straight first round defeat when he lost to Kenny de Schepper at the ATP Aegon Championships. Somdev, who has dropped out of top-100 following a string of poor performances, lost 4-6 5-7 to his French rival in...
  • Bhupathi-Bopanna in semis of Aegon Championships June 15, 2013

    London: Indian tennis pair Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna reached the semi-finals of the Aegon Championships men's doubles with a hard fought victory over fifth seeded British pair Colin Fleming and Jonathan Marray here on Friday. The third seeds edged the local pairing 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 10-4 in an hour and...
  • Hewitt gives Dimitrov grasscourt masterclass at Queen's June 12, 2013

    London: Former Wimbledon champion Lleyton Hewitt gave Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov a grasscourt masterclass in a second-round victory at the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club on Wednesday. The 32-year-old Australian needed little more than an hour to win 6-4, 6-3 as 10th seed Dimitrov struggled to cope with his formidable grasscourt...
  • Tomas Berdych confirms participation in Aegon Championships March 6, 2013

    London: World number six Tomas Berdych will play the traditional Wimbledon warm-up event at Queens Club in June as he targets a repeat of his 2010 run to the final at the grasscourt slam. The Czech confirmed on Tuesday that he would take part in the London event, now called the...
  • Nalbandian fined and faces assault inquiry June 19, 2012

    London: David Nalbandian was fined the maximum $12,560 and placed under police investigation for assault after kicking an advertising board and injuring a line judge during the Queen's Club final. The ATP confirmed the fine for unsportsmanlike conduct on Monday and said the Argentine player also was stripped of his $57,350...
  • Bhupathi-Bopanna crash out of Aegon C'ships June 16, 2012

    London: It was a bad day in office for the Indians as the pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna, Leander Paes and his new South African partner, Kevin Anderson crashed out of the AEGON Championships after losing their respective matches, here. While Bhupathi and Bopanna lost their quarter-final match...
  • Bhupathi-Bopanna in London ATP quarter-finals June 14, 2012

    London: The Indian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna overcame fighting Marcos Baghdatis and Jamie Murray to reach the quarter-finals of the AEGON Championships, in London on Thursday. The fifth seed Indian duo, which got a bye in the first round, beat the Cyprus-Scot combo 6-3 7-6(5) in one hour...
  • Lee-Hesh in final of Aegon Championships June 12, 2011

    London: Third seeds Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi earned a shot at their third title of the season as they set up the summit-clash of the ATP Aegon Championships against Mike and Bob Bryan here. The 'Indian Express' pair had to dig deep before beating Max Mirnyi of Belarus and Canadian...