Igor Sijsling

  • Andreas Seppi retires at Moselle Open 3 days ago

    Metz: Igor Sijsling advanced to the second round of the Open de Moselle on Tuesday after Andreas Seppi retired with a lower back pain. Sijsling, ranked 74th in the world, was leading 6-0, 4-1 when his Italian opponent called it quits after just 39 minutes on court. In a match pitting together...
  • Cilic, Rosol in Umag quarterfinals July 23, 2014

    Umag: Third-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia beat Dutchman Igor Sijsling 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Croatia Open. It was Cilic's fourth victory over Sijsling in as many encounters and the Croatian was dominant from the start. Playing steadily from the baseline, he took a 5-2 lead...
  • Sijsling upsets Youzhny at ABN Amro February 11, 2014

    Rotterdam: Hometown favorite Igor Sijsling has upset Russia's Mikhail Youzhny 6-2, 6-2 in the first round of the ABN Amro. Sijsling, a wild card, served nine aces to nil against seventh-seeded Youzhny, the 2007 champion and 2010 runner-up, on Tuesday. Sijsling saved the only break point he faced from Youzhny, who...
  • Cilic beats Sijsling at Paris Masters October 28, 2013

    Paris: In his first match since returning from a four-month doping ban, Marin Cilic beat Dutch qualifier Igor Sijsling 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 on Monday to reach the second round of the Paris Masters. The Croatian served 22 aces and hit 42 winners to only 17 for Sijsling. Cilic tested positive for a...
  • Sijsling advances to 2nd round at Thailand Open September 23, 2013

    Bangkok: Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands advanced to the second round of the Thailand Open by beating seventh-seeded Jarkko Nieminen of Finland 6-3, 7-6 (2) on Monday. The 75th-ranked Sijsling will face Robin Haase of the Netherlands. Haase beat Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain 6-2, 6-4 at the Impact Arena. The top four...
  • Divij Sharan, Purav Raja win first ATP tour title in Bogota July 21, 2013

    Colombia: The fast rising Indian pair of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja clinched its first ever ATP tour level title with a hard-fought win over Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Igor Sijsling in the summit clash of the Claro Open. The fourth seeded Indians defeated the second-seed French-Dutch combination 7-6(4), 7-6(3) in the...
  • Russell advances to semis of Hall of Fame July 12, 2013

    Newport: Michael Russell let a lead slip away in the second set and fell behind early in the deciding tiebreaker. That didn't matter when he had the crowd cheering behind him. Russell advanced to the semifinals at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Thursday by outlasting No. 3 seed Igor...
  • Top seed Cilic moves on to quarters in Memphis February 22, 2013

    Memphis: Top seed Marin Cilic of Croatia survived three match points in a third-set tiebreaker against Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands to advance to the quarter-finals of the U.S. National Indoor Championships with a 7-6 (2), 3-6, 7-6 (7) victory on Thursday. Cilic, the world's 12th-ranked player, battled Sijsling for more...
  • Bryan brothers win record 13th Grand Slam doubles title January 26, 2013

    Melbourne: Mike and Bob Bryan captured their record 13th Grand Slam doubles title, defeating the Dutch team of Robin Haase and Igor Sijsling in the Australian Open final 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday. The Americans had been level with the Australian legends John Newcombe and Tony Roche with 12 major titles. The...