ALJAZ BEDENE

  • Serena, Djokovic advance to 2nd round at Australian Open January 20, 2015

    Serena Williams claims to suffer from nerves and jitters before her first-round matches at the Grand Slams. She certainly didn't show it, winning her first set in 21 minutes on Tuesday night on the way to a 6-0, 6-4 win over Alison Van Uytvanck at the Australian Open. The 18-time major winner...
  • Novak Djokovic wins 1st-round match at Australian Open January 20, 2015

    Melbourne: Novak Djokovic began his quest for a fifth Australian Open title with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 win over Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia in the first-round match on Tuesday. Djokovic, who said he had flu symptoms on the weekend, showed no apparent signs of illness in dominating the 116th-ranked Bedene. Djokovic won...
  • Novak Djokovic downplays concerns over illness, ready to go January 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Novak Djokovic pronounced himself fit and raring to go in search of his fifth Australian Open title on Sunday after overcoming a bout of illness that had prompted social media users to suggest he was in doubt for the tournament. Djokovic had cancelled a practice session and news conference on...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka retains Chennai Open after taming Aljaz Bedene January 11, 2015

    Chennai: Top seed Stanislas Wawrinka dismantled the challenge of a rampaging Aljaz Bedene with ease as the Swiss World No. 4 retained the Chennai Open title with a straight sets win in the summit clash, on Sunday. Bedene's remarkable run in the tournament ended with a tame 3-6 4-6 defeat against...
  • Bedene knocks out Bautista Agut, sets up final with Wawrinka January 10, 2015

    Chennai: Continuing his giant-killing spree, Slovenian qualifier Aljaz Bedene knocked out third seed and world number 15 Roberto Bautista Agut to set up the Chennai Open summit clash with top seed and defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka, here on Saturday. The 25-year-old Bedene, ranked as low as 156, shocked his Spaniard opponent...
  • Topseeded Fabio Fognini reaches quarterfinals in Chile February 7, 2014

    Chile: Topseeded Fabio Fognini of Italy defeated Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia 64, 76 (0) on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Royal Guard Open. Fognini will face No. 5 Jeremy Chardy of France, who moved into the final eight by beating Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 63. 76(5). Thirdseeded Nicolas Almagro...
  • Sam Querrey beats Bedene in 3 sets at Queens June 11, 2013

    London: Sam Querrey earned his 200th career singles victory by beating Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia 76 (11), 57, 76 (5) in a raininterrupted match at the Queen's Club grasscourt tournament on Tuesday. The sixthseeded American saved a match point in the third set before winning the secondround contest, which endured four...
  • JoWilfried Tsonga breezes past Aljaz Bedene in Paris May 27, 2013

    Paris: Local favourite JoWilfried Tsonga barely broke sweat as he brushed aside Slovenian Aljaz Bedene 62, 62, 63 to book his place in the second round of the French Open on Monday. The sixthseeded Tsonga, the last French man to reach a grand slam final at the Australian Open in 2008,...
  • Tipsarevic enters Chennai Open final January 5, 2013

    Chennai: Second seed Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia lived dangerously before prevailing over Slovakia's Aljaz Bedene 46 62 62 to enter the final of the Aircel ATP Chennai Open Tennis Tournament here on Saturday. In the match that lasted 125 minutes, the 23yearold Bedene kept up the momentum of his Friday's...
  • Marin Cilic, Stanislas Wawrinka ousted from Chennai Open January 4, 2013

    Chennai: Strong title contenders Marin Cilic and Stanislas Wawrinka, who was also the defending champion, were knocked out of the Chennai Open by their respective opponents, here on Friday. French fifth seed Benoit Paire handed twotime champion and third seed Cilic a 64 16 75 defeat in the quarterfinal, which lasted...