Daniel Brands

  • Ivo Karlovic hits 44 aces at Zagreb Indoors 05-02-2014 10:27 AM

    Croatia: Croatia's Ivo Karlovic hit a record-equaling 44 aces to defeat Daniel Brands of Germany and advance to the second round of the Zagreb Indoors tournament on Tuesday. The towering Karlovic matched the record of Mark Philippoussis in the number of aces in a best-of-three match, beating Brands 6-7 (4),...
  • Daniel Brands beats Andreas Haider-Maurer in 1st round in Vienna 15-10-2013 11:17 PM

    Vienna: Daniel Brands of Germany beat Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-4, 7-6 (5) despite the Austrian serving 16 aces in the first round of the Erste Bank Open on Tuesday. The 57th-ranked Brands managed one break in the opening set against the 2010 finalist and held serve throughout to set up a...
  • Defending champ Robin Haase reaches Kitzbuehel quarters 31-07-2013 09:37 PM

    Kitzbuehel, Austria: Defending champion Robin Haase stayed on course for a third straight title at the bet-at-home Cup by beating Daniel Brands of Germany 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday. Second-seeded Juan Monaco also reached the quarter-finals, while No. 4 Jurgen Melzer lost to 19-year-old Austrian Dominic Thiem 7-5, 6-3. Haase saved...
  • After beating Federer, Brands loses at Swiss Open 26-07-2013 08:05 PM

    Gstaad, Switzerland: A day after beating Roger Federer, Daniel Brands lost to Victor Hanescu 6-3, 6-4 on Friday in the Swiss Open quarter-finals. Hanescu, the 2008 Gstaad champion, forced one service break in each set. Mikhail Youzhny also reached the semi-finals and will next face Hanescu after beating fourth-seeded Juan...
  • Federer slumps to Swiss Open loss against Brands 25-07-2013 10:16 PM

    Gstaad, Switzerland Roger Federer slumped to a stunning defeat against No. 55 Daniel Brands in the Swiss Open second round on Thursday, his third straight tournament exit against a low-ranked opponent. Federer had trouble handling Brands' serve and big forehands on the clay surface in the thin mountain air. The...
  • Federer rallies to win at German C'ships 17-07-2013 11:45 PM

    Hamburg, Germany: Roger Federer rallied to beat Daniel Brands 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday at the German Tennis Championships in his first match since his second-round loss at Wimbledon last month. Using a bigger racquet for the first time, Federer served three aces in the opening game but still lost...