DELRAY BEACH

  • Leander Paes, Raven Klaasen end runners-up at Delray Beach February 23, 2015

    Delray Beach: Leander Paes and his partner Raven Klaasen ended runners-up at the ATP 250 Delray Beach event, losing the summit clash 3-6 6-3 6-10 to legendary American twins Mike and Bob Bryan. It was third final appearance in five tournaments so far this season for Paes and his South African...
  • Ivo Karlovic becomes oldest ATP winner since 1989 February 23, 2015

    Croatia's Ivo Karlovic became the oldest ATP winner since Jimmy Connors in 1989 when he captured the Delray Beach Open final on Sunday. The 35-year-old used his prodigious serve to break American opponent Donald Young three times for a 6-3 6-3 victory on the Florida hardcourt. Karlovic, who turns 36 on Feb....
  • Donald Young advances to Delray Beach Open final February 22, 2015

    Delray Beach: Donald Young was once a prodigy. Ten years ago, just months passed his 16th birthday, Young became the youngest year-end world No. 1 junior. He had already won the Australian Open junior title, turned pro at 14 and played in the US Open main draw. But Young has struggled...
  • Donald Young upsets Alexandr Dolgopolov in Delray Beach quarter-final February 21, 2015

    Delray Beach: Donald Young upset third-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Delray Beach Open on Friday to reach back-to-back ATP Tour semi-finals for the first time in his career. On his sixth match point, the 25-year-old American finally put away Dolgopolov with a winner on a...
  • Young reaches another quarterfinal; Nishioka joins him in Delray Beach Open February 20, 2015

    Delray Beach: Yoshihito Nishioka, a 19-year-old from Japan, became the first teenage qualifier to reach the quarter-finals of the Delray Beach Open since his countryman, Kei Nishikori, won the title as an 18-year-old in 2008. Nishioka advanced on Thursday with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Australian Marinko Matosevic to set up...
  • Lu Yen-hsun upsets top-seeded Kevin Anderson in Delray Beach February 19, 2015

    Delray Beach: Taiwan's Lu Yen-hsun upset top-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa 7-6 (6), 6-3 on Wednesday night in chilly conditions in the second round of the Delray Beach Open. The 31-year-old Lu set up a quarterfinal match against fifth-seeded Adrian Mannarino of France, a 6-2, 6-2 winner over Denis Kudla...
  • John Isner upset in first round of Delray Beach Open February 18, 2015

    Delray Beach: Marinko Matosevic ousted No. 2 seed John Isner 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the Delray Beach Open on Tuesday. Marinko Matosevic had never beaten Isner in three previous meetings, all in 2014. The 29-year-old Isner, a semifinalist in Delray the past three years, struggled throughout the 75-minute...
  • Alexandr Dolgopolov beats Teymuraz Gabashvili in Delray Beach 1st round February 17, 2015

    Delray Beach: Third-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine won just his second match of the ATP season with a 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 victory over Russian Teymuraz Gabashvili in the first round of the Delray Beach Open on Monday. He was joined in the second round by wild card Denis Kudla, a...
  • Marin Cilic wins Delray Beach Open title February 24, 2014

    Marin Cilic's run of red-hot form continued on Sunday as he beat Kevin Anderson 7-6, 6-7, 6-4 to win the Delray Beach Open title. Cilic was playing in his third consecutive final, having lost in Rotterdam last week after winning the title in Zagreb two weeks ago. The 25-year-old Croat had...
  • Kevin Anderson defeats Steve Johnson to reach Delray Beach Open final February 23, 2014

    Delray Beach: Kevin Anderson defeated American qualifier Steve Johnson 6-2, 6-4 Saturday to reach the final of the Delray Beach Open. Anderson, seeded No. 4 and ranked No. 21 in the world, will be playing in his second Delray Beach final on Sunday when he faces the winner of the other...
  • Underdog Johnson through to Delray Beach Open semifinal February 22, 2014

    American qualifier Steve Johnson is through to his first ATP Tour semifinal after an emphatic victory at the Delray Beach Open on Friday. The 24yearold, who eliminated top seed Tommy Haas in the second round, dominated sixth seeded Spaniard Feliciano Lopez to win their quarterfinal 63 62 in 73 minutes. Johnson did...
  • John Isner and Marin Cilic advance to Delray Beach semifinals February 22, 2014

    Delray Beach: John Isner and Marin Cilic notched quarterfinal victories Friday night to set up a semifinal match at the ATP World Tour Delray Beach Open. No. 4 seed Kevin Anderson of South Africa and American qualifier Steve Johnson will meet in the other semifinal. Isner was stretched to three sets...
  • Isner holds off Sela to reach Delray quarters February 21, 2014

    Delray Beach: John Isner held off an upset bid by Dudi Sela of Israel on Thursday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Delray Beach Open after No. 3 seed Kei Nishikori of Japan exited the tournament because of a left hip injury. The secondseeded Isner squandered four match points...
  • Topseed Haas ousted in first round at Delray Beach February 20, 2014

    Delray Beach: Former collegiate standout Steve Johnson upset No. 1 seed Tommy Haas 64, 26, 76 (2) in the first round of the Delray Beach Open on Wednesday night. It marked the earliest exit of a top seed in this tournament since Haas lost in the first round to Teymuraz Gabashvili...
  • Haas, Isner, Hewitt win in 1st round at Delray February 19, 2014

    Delray Beach: Topseeded Tommy Haas accounted for American Wayne Odesnik 62, 61 in the first round at the Delray Beach Open on Tuesday, losing only 20 points on serve. The 35yearold Haas won the tournament in 2006. No. 2seeded John Isner had 20 aces and held every service game in the final...
  • Americans Querrey, Sock lose at Delray Beach February 18, 2014

    Delray Beach: Spaniard Feliciano Lopez rallied past American Sam Querrey in the first round of the Delray Beach Open on Monday night. The sixthseeded Lopez, who last played this event when he lost in the 2002 quarterfinals, ousted Querrey 46, 62, 63. Lopez, ranked No. 27 in the world, next...
  • American Sloane Stephens opens Fed Cup vs Sweden April 19, 2013

    Delray Beach: American Sloane Stephens, ranked 16th, will open the Fed Cup World Group Playoff tie against 54thranked Sophia Arvidsson of Sweden at the Delray Beach Tennis Center on Saturday. The second match on Saturday features world No. 1 Serena Williams of the US against 66thranked Johanna Larsson of Sweden. On Sunday,...
  • Ernests Gulbis beats Roger-Vasselin to win second Delray title March 4, 2013

    Florida: Qualifier Ernests Gulbis beat Edouard Roger-Vasselin 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Sunday in one of the more unlikely finals in recent ATP Tour history, winning the Delray Beach International Championships. The 109th-ranked Gulbis, who also won the tournament in 2010, is the first qualifier to reach a final this season....
  • Ernests Gulbis to face Roger-Vasselin in unlikely Delray final March 3, 2013

    Florida: Edouard Roger-Vasselin will meet qualifier Ernests Gulbis in an unlikely final of the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships after they beat the top two seeds in Saturday's semi-finals. France's Roger-Vasselin upset top-seeded John Isner 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 while Gulbis edged veteran Tommy Haas 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (2). The 15th-ranked Isner...
  • John Isner blasts past Kevin Anderson into Delray semi-final March 2, 2013

    Florida: Top-seeded John Isner needed only 79 minutes to beat sixth-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-2, 7-6 (1) on Friday in the quarter-finals of the Delray Beach International Championships. Anderson is playing in his first tournament since right elbow surgery while in Melbourne during the Australian Open in January. "Coming...
  • Sam Querrey ousted by qualifier in Florida March 1, 2013

    Delray Beach: Third-seeded Sam Querrey of the US double-faulted on the last two points of the third-set tiebreaker to lose to qualifier Ernests Gulbis of Latvia 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (4) in Round 2 at the Delray Beach International Championships on Thursday. Querrey double-faulted eight times in the match. Querrey, who led...
  • Singles matches postponed in Florida due to rain February 28, 2013

    Florida: Rain postponed most of the singles matches at the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships on Wednesday. The second-round match between eighth-seeded Xavier Malisse of Belgium and qualifier Daniel Munoz-De La Nava of Spain was level at 2-2 in the first set when rain stopped play. Two other singles matches - second-seeded...
  • Haas progresses in Florida, Nishikori retires injured February 27, 2013

    Delray Beach: Second-seeded Tommy Haas of Germany advanced to the second round of the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships when Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands retired from their match on Tuesday with an injured left ankle. Hours later, fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan became the third player to retire from...
  • Querrey advances, Dolgopolov loses in Florida February 26, 2013

    Florida: Third-seeded Sam Querrey moved into the second round of the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships when fellow American Michael Russell retired with a left leg injury while trailing 6-2, 2-2 on Monday. Besides for having to save one break point in the fourth game of the first set, Querrey played...