AUCKLAND OPEN

  • Jiri Vesely hammers Adrian Mannarino to win maiden title in Auckland January 17, 2015

    Czech Jiri Vesely came out on top in a battle of left-handed qualifiers to claim his maiden ATP tour title with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Frenchman Adrian Mannarino at the Auckland Open on Saturday. A day after stunning world number 16 Kevin Anderson in the semi-finals, the big-serving 21-year-old sent...
  • More withdrawals hit Auckland Open with Robredo, Agut out January 14, 2015

    The Auckland Open suffered a double blow on Wednesday when third seed Roberto Bautista Agut withdrew during his second round match against Adrian Mannarino, while fifth seed Tommy Roberdo pulled out without hitting a ball. Agut, who was reportedly suffering from jet lag after he made the Chennai Open semi-finals, withdrew...
  • John Isner wins his second Auckland Open title January 11, 2014

    Sydney: John Isner claimed his second Auckland Open title with a 76(4) 76(7) victory over an inspired Lu YenHsun in a tight final at the Australian Open warmup event on Saturday. The tall American, ranked 14th in the world, crashed down 23 aces but it was always going to take more...
  • Ferrer into Auckland final, del Potro wins at Kooyong January 11, 2013

    Sydney: David Ferrer underlined his Australian Open threat by thrashing Gael Monfils 61, 62 to reach the final of the Auckland Open on Friday and remain on course for a fourth title at the tournament. Undoubtedly aided by a leg injury suffered by Monfils early in the first set, Ferrer...
  • Ferrer seals third triumph at Auckland January 14, 2012

    Auckland: Topseeded David Ferrer won the Heineken Open singles title for the third time when he beat unseeded Belgian Olivier Rochus 63, 64 in Saturday's final. World No. 5 Ferrer geared up for the Australian Open with an impressive performance, dropping only one set in four matches to add this year's...