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  • Leonardo Mayer upsets David Ferrer in Hamburg for 1st title July 20, 2014

    Hamburg: Leonardo Mayer upset top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain 6-7 (3), 6-1, 7-6 (4) on Sunday in the Hamburg Open final for the Argentine's first ATP title. The 46th-ranked Mayer saved five of the eight break points he faced and converted five of his seven chances to beat the seventh-ranked Spaniard...
  • Leonardo Mayer to play David Ferrer in Hamburg final July 20, 2014

    Leonardo Mayer of Argentina will play top-seeded David Ferrer in the Hamburg Open final after they won straight-sets semi-finals over local hopes on Saturday. The 46th-ranked Mayer converted four of his seven break chances to upset the seventh-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-5, 6-4, and Ferrer eased past 17-year-old Alexander Zverev 6-0, 6-1. The...
  • 17-year-old Alexander Zverev reaches Hamburg semi-finals July 18, 2014

    Germany: The 17-year-old Alexander Zverev reached the semifinals of his hometown tournament by defeating Tobias Kamke 0-6, 7-5, 6-3 in the Hamburg Open on Friday. Zverev earned just six points in the opening set, but he saved seven of 11 break points and converted four chances to beat his fellow Hamburg...
  • Lukas Rosol upsets No. 3 seed Robredo in Hamburg July 18, 2014

    Hamburg: Lukas Rosol upset 2006 champion Tommy Robredo of Spain 7-5, 7-6 (6) to reach the Hamburg Open quarter-finals on Thursday. The 42nd-ranked Czech saved seven break points while converting his one chance, and took nearly two hours to put away the No. 3 seed. Rosol, who lost in the final in...
  • Germany call up Heiko Westermann for World Cup qualifiers October 7, 2013

    Berlin: Germany coach Joachim Loew called up Hamburger SV defender Heiko Westermann to replace the injured Sven Bender for upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Ireland and Sweden. Borussia Dortmund midfielder Bender dropped out after suffering a muscle strain in his groin and lower back area during his side's 2-0 loss to...
  • Scientists to serve lab-made burger from cow cells August 6, 2013

    London: For $332,000, you might expect that burger to come with fries and a shake. But it's no ordinary hamburger that two volunteer taste-testers are tucking into in London on Monday. The meat was grown in a laboratory, from cattle stem cells. Mark Post, whose team at Maastricht University in the Netherlands...
  • Fabio Fognini beats Federico Delbonis to win Hamburg final July 21, 2013

    Hamburg, Germany: Fabio Fognini saved three match points before beating Argentine qualifier Federico Delbonis 4-6, 7-6 (8), 6-2 on Sunday to win the German Tennis Championships for his second title in two weeks. The 12th-seeded Italian extended his winning run to 10 matches. He won his first career title, also on...
  • Roger Federer loses to qualifier in Hamburg semis July 21, 2013

    Hamburg, Germany: Roger Federer lost to Argentine qualifier Federico Delbonis 7-6 (7), 7-6 (4) on Saturday in the semi-finals of the German Tennis Championships. Federer, a four-time champion in Hamburg, was outplayed by the 114th-ranked left-hander who advanced to his first career final. "He played well, he was a little more aggressive,"...
  • Fabio Fognini beats Nicolas Almagro to reach Hamburg final July 20, 2013

    Germany: Fabio Fognini moved within one win of his second title in two weeks when he beat third-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-4, 7-6 (1) in the first semifinal of the German Tennis Championships on Saturday. He will play against qualifier Federico Delbonis in the final, who upset Roger Federer in...
  • Federer struggles but reaches Hamburg semi-final July 20, 2013

    Hamburg: Top-seeded Roger Federer struggled for a 7-6 (4), 3-6, 7-5 victory on Friday over Florian Mayer and a place in the semi-finals of the German Tennis Championships. Federer is playing his first tournament since losing in the second round of Wimbledon. A four-time champion on the clay courts of Hamburg,...
  • Federer, Haas reach Hamburg quarter-finals July 18, 2013

    Hamburg, Germany: Top-seeded Roger Federer cruised past Czech qualifier Jan Hajek 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the German Tennis Championships quarter-finals. The four-time Hamburg champion is playing his first tournament since losing in the second round of Wimbledon. Federer won only three of 13 break points and needed six match points...
  • Federer rallies to win at German C'ships July 18, 2013

    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...
  • Tommy Haas, Juan Monaco advance at German Championships July 17, 2013

    Hamburg, Germany: Tommy Haas outlasted qualifier Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 on Wednesday to advance to the third round of the German Tennis Championships in Hamburg. The second-seeded Haas blew a 4-1 lead in the third set. But he held serve and broke to clinch the match when Kavcic...
  • Almagro beats Kamke to reach Hamburg 3rd round July 17, 2013

    Hamburg: Third-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain advanced to the third round of the German Championships by defeating Tobias Kamke of Germany, 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday. Two other seeded players lost. Florian Mayer of Germany defeated Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-3, 6-4, and Dmitry Tursunov of Russia upset Jeremy Chardy of France...
  • Paire beats Montanes in Hamburg to reach 3rd round July 16, 2013

    Germany: Ninth-seeded Benoit Paire of France advanced to the third round of the German Tennis Championships on Tuesday by beating Albert Montanes of Spain 6-1, 6-4. Gael Monfils beat 2010 Hamburg champion Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-3 to make the second round of the clay-court tournament. Golubev had to qualify...
  • Roger Federer's return to Hamburg delights Stich July 15, 2013

    Berlin: Tournament director Michael Stich has said he is delighted tennis star Roger Federer has returned, after a five-year absence, to help boost the profile of the Hamburg ATP clay-court event which starts Monday. The 31-year-old, who last played at Hamburg when he lost the 2008 final to Rafael Nadal, is...
  • Hamburg get Arsenal's Johan Djourou on loan July 1, 2013

    Hamburg, Germany: Hamburger SV have taken defender Johan Djourou from Arsenal on a one-season loan, with an option for a full contract after that. The Bundesliga club says the Switzerland international passed a medical and signed the contract on Monday. Djourou played for Hannover in the Bundesliga last season. ...
  • Bayern Munich register thumping 9-2 win over Hamburg March 31, 2013

    Berlin: Bayern Munich humiliated Hamburg 9-2 thanks to four goals by Claudio Pizzaro to show why they are on the way to snatch their 23rd Bundesliga title. Meanwhile, Robert Lewandowskis' 20th goal of the season wrapped a 2-1 win for Dortmund over Stuttgart to deny Bayern the title ahead of...
  • Hamburg edge Stuttgart 1-0 in Bundesliga March 11, 2013

    Berlin: Artjoms Rudenevs secured Hamburg a 1-0 win over struggling Stuttgart while Hannover and Frankfurt shared points after a goalless draw to close the 25th round of the German Bundesliga. Stuttgart find themselves in a free fall as they dropped 11th to 14th position after suffering the 12th loss following their...
  • Bayern to end year on a high, coach deal next year December 13, 2012

    Berlin: Runaway Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich will be looking to end the first half of the season on a high with a win over Borussia Moenchengladbach on Friday as contract talks with coach Jupp Heynckes are pushed to the new year. With a four-week winter break starting next week, the...
  • van der Vaart joins Hamburg from Tottenham August 31, 2012

    Hamburg: Netherlands international Rafael van der Vaart is returning to Hamburger SV, one of his former clubs, from Tottenham. Hamburg announced Friday that they had signed the 29-year-old midfielder on a three-year contract. Van der Vaart previously played for Hamburg from 2005-08 before moving to Real Madrid. He struggled to establish himself...
  • Bopanna gains a place in ATP doubles rankings November 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna gained a place in the ATP World Tour doubles rankings to go up to 13th with 4,540 points. The Bangalore boy last played in the recently concluded Hamburg Open where he, partnering Mahesh Bhupathi, lost in the quarter-finals to Jeremy Chardy and Gilles Simon. Bhupathi...
  • Germany E coli breakout: more deaths possible June 11, 2011

    Hamburg: Germany's health minister says he's hopeful that the worst of an E coli outbreak blamed on sprouts is over - but he is warning that the number of deaths, now at 33, may still increase. Minister Daniel Bahr's comments came after health officials announced on Friday that they had traced...
  • Manchester City defeat Hamburg, but out of UEFA Cup April 17, 2009

    New Delhi: A one-goal margin of victory wasn't enough for the Citizens. Pre-match Manchester City were without Craig Bellamy and Shaun Wright-Phillips on Thursday night as Mark Hughes' side welcomed Hamburg for the second leg of their UEFA Cup quarter-final. Martin Jol made a few changes from the side that started against...
  • UEFA Cup Draw: Man City draw Hamburg, Udinese meet Bremen March 21, 2009

    Europe's silver competition plots its course to the final in Istanbul following the quarter final and semi final draw in Nyon, Switzerland. Quarter Finals (Apr 9, 16) Team Hamburg, Manchester City; Paris Saint Germain, Dynamo Kiev; Shakhtar Donetsk, Marsielle; Werder Bremen, Udinese. Semi Finals (Apr 30, May 7) Team Team 5. Match 4 Winner Match 1 Winner 6. Match 2 Winner Match 3...
  • Milan defeat Hamburg on Beckham debut January 7, 2009

    New Delhi: David Beckham made an unspectacular debut as AC Milan played out a 1-1 draw with Hamburg in Dubai, before winning 4-3 on penalties. Milan were warming up for the resumption of the Serie A calendar this weekend, and fielded a strong line-up, with Pirlo, Ronaldinho, Pato and debutant David...
  • Now a perfume that smells like hamburger December 19, 2008

    Yup hard cold cash is always good but am not quite of this next thing.. a burger's appetising smell in a bottle. It'll make you hungry alright but more appealing?? we're not too sure. ...
  • Van der Vaart quits SV Hamburg, to join Real Madrid August 5, 2008

    New Delhi: Dutch midfielder, Rafael Van der Vaart has agreed to move out of SV Hamburg to join Real Madrid. According to Spanish media reports, Van der Vaart is set to sign a five-year contract for a fee of around 10 million euros. Van der Vaart will be the fifth Dutchman...
  • Pak will always be US ally: Kasuri June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Pakistan will remain a key US ally no matter which party wins the next US elections, says Pakistani Foreign Minister Khursheed Kasuri. Speaking on the sidelines of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM)of foreign ministers in Hamburg, Kasuri warned that the international community must not walk away from Afghanistan....
  • Federer ends Nadal's Clay-Court Streak May 21, 2007

    New Delhi: World number one Roger Federer has finally broken his clay court jinx against Rafael Nadal to win the Hamburg Masters. This is Federer's first win against his Spanish nemesis on his least favourite surface. The scoreline read 6-2 in Nadal's favour minutes into the Hamburg Masters finals but little...