Chennai Open

  • Chennai Open title is special for me, says Wawrinka 05-01-2014 10:57 PM

    Chennai: Since he does not have many trophies to show in his cabinet, Chennai Open title, like his previous four victories is very special, says Swiss world number eight Stanislas Wawrinka. Top seed Wawrinka scored a clinical 7-5, 6-2 win over French Edouard Roger-Vasselin to win his second Chennai Open...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka clinches his second Chennai Open title 05-01-2014 07:54 PM

    Chennai: Top seed Stanislas Wawrinka lifted his fifth ATP World Tour title and second Chennai Open trophy after a convincing straight sets win over Edouard Roger-Vasselin in the final on Sunday. The world number eight, who won a title here in 2011, scored a dominating 7-5 6-2 win in the...
  • Wawrinka, Roger-Vasselin in Chennai Open title round 04-01-2014 10:53 PM

    Chennai: World No.8 Stanislas Wawrinka and Eduard Roger-Vasselin survived close semi-final matches here on Saturday to make it to the title round of the Aircel Chennai Open. The 28-year-old Swiss Wawrinka, winner here in 2011, looked relieved when Canadian World No.32 Vasek Pospisil conceded the match due to a sore...
  • Yuki Bhambri bows out as Indian challenge ends at Chennai Open 03-01-2014 09:59 PM

    Chennai: Yuki Bhambri and India's singles challenge came crashing down at the ATP Chennai Open as the the Delhi youngster lost his quarter final 3-6 3-6 to fifth seed Canadian Vasek Pospisil on Friday. It was a humongous task for India's big hope Yuki to take on the world number...
  • Fabio Fognini's retirement sends Yuki Bhambri to Chennai Open quarters 02-01-2014 07:49 PM

    Chennai: Yuki Bhambri became only the third Indian to reach the singles quarter-finals of an ATP World Tour event at home, after winning his second round against an unfit world number 16 Fabio Fognini, here Thursday. It was the biggest win of Yuki's career when the formidable Italian, who struggled...
  • Wawrinka moves to quarter-finals, Youzhny pulls out 01-01-2014 10:31 PM

    Chennai: Top seed Stanislas Wawrinka scored a clinical 6-3 6-1 win over Benjamin Becker to progress to the quarter-finals of the ATP Chennai Open even as second seed Michael Youzhny conceded his singles match in yet another player pull out on Wednesday. Title favourite and world number eight Wawrinka needed...
  • Yuki stuns higher-rated Busta, Somdev exits in first round 31-12-2013 11:18 PM

    Chennai: Home sensation and wild card entrant Yuki Bhambri on Tuesday sprung a surprise by upsetting higher-rated Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain to enter the second round even as compatriot Somdev Devvarman made a shocking first round exit at the ATP Chennai Open, here. Yuki, ranked 195 in the world,...
  • Chennai Open: Vasek Pospisil beats Kyle Edmund to enter 2nd round 30-12-2013 10:45 PM

    Fifth-seeded Vasek Pospisil of Canada beat wild-card entry Kyle Edmund of Britain 6-3, 7-5 Monday to reach the second round of the Chennai Open. The 23-year-old Pospisil saved all four break points he faced and converted two of the ones he created to wrap up the win in 81 minutes....
  • Chennai Open: Ramkumar to face Somdev in first round 30-12-2013 07:53 PM

    Chennai: Living up to the hopes of local fans, young Ramkumar Ramanathan stormed into singles main draw of the Chennai Open after a hard-fought win over higher-ranked Slovakian Norbert Gombos in the final round of the qualifiers on Tuesday. Ramkumar, ranked 526, ousted Gombos, who is ranked 197, 7-6(3), 3-6,...
  • I love coming back to Chennai, says tennis star Stanislas Wawrinka 30-12-2013 07:44 PM

    Chennai: World number eight and former champion Stanislas Wawrinka on Monday said he loves coming here for the Aircel Chennai Open as he considers the city a nice place to start the season due to its weather and crowd support. The Swiss, who won the event in 2011 after finishing...
  • India look to Somdev, Yuki as Chennai Open begins on Monday 29-12-2013 07:41 PM

    Chennai: Somdev Devvarman would be India's best bet while Yuki Bhambri is expected to carry his good from into the new season which is full of new challenges for the Indian players as ATP Aircel Chennai Open begins, here on Monday. India have three players in the singles main draw,...
  • Chennai Open: Somdev draws qualifier, Yuki gets tough opener 28-12-2013 06:31 PM

    Chennai: India's top singles player Somdev Devvarman was on Saturday drawn to a play a qualifier while wild cards Yuki Bhambri and Jeeven Nedunchehziyan will have to fight it out with top-100 players in their first rounds at the Chennai Open. Ranked, 195, Yuki found world number 64 Spaniard Pablo...
  • Hope to make another strong appearance in Chennai: Wawrinka 27-12-2013 07:00 PM

    Chennai: World No. 8 Stanislas Wawrinka had a terrific 2013 and he is keen to start the coming year on a high at one of his favourite tours, Chennai Open, to be held here from December 30 to January 5. The 28-year-old, who is visiting the city for the sixth...
  • Injured Tipsarevic pulls out of Chennai Open 25-12-2013 02:11 PM

    Chennai: Defending champion Janko Tipsarevic from Serbia has withdrawn from the ATP Chennai Open Tennis tournament due to a rupture on the heel tendon he sustained in Valencia in October this year. The World No.36 said in a statement here that he is still to recover fully from the two-month-old...
  • Yuki Bhambri, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan get wild cards for Chennai Open 24-12-2013 06:59 PM

    Chennai: India's top singles players Yuki Bhambri and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan were on Tuesday awarded wild card entries to compete in the USD 450,000 Chennai Open, beginning Monday here. India's highest-ranked player Somdev Devvarman (90) had made it to the main draw after Estonia's Jurgen Zopp pulled out with a back...
  • Somdev gets Chennai Open main draw berth 18-12-2013 03:49 PM

    Chennai: India's Somdev Devvarman was included in the main draw of the Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament to be held here from Dec 30 Jan 5 after Estonia's Jurgen Zopp pulled out with a back injury. Devvarman, the World No.90, will be spearheading India's representation at the $450,000 tournament....
  • I can now challenge the best on big stage: Wawrinka 09-12-2013 02:13 PM

    New Delhi: After emerging as a force to reckon with in the 2013 season, Swiss tennis star Stanislas Wawrinka says he feels mentally stronger and can challenge the very best on the big stage. Wawrinka, set to compete in the Chennai Open later this month, was labelled as a player,...
  • Janko Tipsarevic, Stanislas Wawrinka to play in Chennai Open 21-11-2013 04:12 PM

    Chennai: Defending champion Janko Tipsarevic along with world number 8 Stanislas Wawrinka, Mikhail Youzhny (15) and Fabio Fognini (16) will compete in the 19th edition of the Aircel Chennai Open, starting December 30. A total of 21 players from the draw released on Thursday are ATP ranked between eight and...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka confirms participation in Chennai Open 18-11-2013 03:27 PM

    Chennai: World Number eight Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka on Monday confirmed his participation in the 19th edition of the Chennai Open, India's only ATP World Tour tennis event, starting December 30. Last year, Wawrinka had partnered Frenchman Benoit Paire to lift the doubles title. The Olympic doubles gold medallist will be...
  • Tipsarevic enters Chennai Open final 05-01-2013 08:40 PM

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