Jerzy Janowicz

  • Somdev Devvarman loses in first round at Wimbledon June 24, 2014

    London: India's lone representative in men's singles at Wimbledon, Somdev Devvarman, was knocked out from the first round itself after he lost a five-set battle to Polish 15th seed Jerzy Janowicz here on Tuesday. World No.125 Devvarman lost 6-4, 3-6, 3-6, 6-3, 3-6 in three hours and four minutes but not...
  • Somdev Devvarman faces tough opening clash in Wimbledon June 20, 2014

    London: India's Somdev Devvarman has been pitted against 15th seed Jerzy Janowicz of Poland in the opening round of the men's sigles event in this year's Wimbledon. Somdev, India's lone challenge in the men's singles, will have tough task at hand as he has landed in the same half of the...
  • Leander Paes, Radek Stepanek in Indian Wells pre-quarterfinals March 10, 2014

    Indian Wells: Fourth seeds Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek fought their way into the pre-quarterfinals of the ATP Indian Wells Masters tournament after a tough first round win over unseeded Jerzy Janowicz and Philipp Kohlschreiber. The Indo-Czech pair needed a Super Tie Breaker to beat the Polish-German team 7-6(6) 3-6 10-5...
  • Poland's Janowicz withdraws from Hopman Cup December 18, 2013

    Perth: Wimbledon semi-finalist Jerzy Janowicz has pulled out of the Poland team for this month's Hopman Cup with a foot injury. Janowicz was to team with women's No.5 Agnieszka Radwanska at the annual international mixed team tournament in Perth, Australia, which serves as a warm-up for January's Australian Open. He will...
  • Rafa Nadal on track for elusive Paris Masters title November 1, 2013

    Paris: World number one Rafa Nadal broke the stubborn resistance of Poland's Jerzy Janowicz's to win 7-5 6-4 and reach the last eight of the Paris Masters on Thursday. In the semi-finals of the Paris event - one of only three Masters titles the Spaniard has yet to win - Nadal...
  • Janowicz's underhand serve brings out the boos in New York August 28, 2013

    New York: Wimbledon semi-finalist Jerzy Janowicz was showered with boos for serving underhand during his quick opening-round exit from the US Open on Tuesday. Hampered by a back injury sustained in the gym on Saturday, the normally temperamental world number 14 from Poland hobbled through a 4-6, 4-6, 2-6 loss to...
  • Murray beats Janowicz to reach 2nd Wimbledon final July 6, 2013

    London: Trying to become Britain's first male champion at Wimbledon since 1936, Andy Murray reached the final for the second consecutive year, beating 24th-seeded Jerzy Janowicz of Poland 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 Friday in a match that concluded under the Centre Court roof. After dropping the first set, Murray trailed...
  • Djokovic and Murray face giant challenges July 4, 2013

    Wimbledon: Wimbledon 2013 will be remembered as a tournament of shocks but unless giants Juan Martin del Potro and Jerzy Janowicz can chop Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray down to size, Sunday's men's final will be a showdown between the world's top two players. In a sport that plays on...
  • Murray and Del Potro hang tough, Djokovic imperious July 4, 2013

    London: Andy Murray's predicted stroll to the Wimbledon final became a hazardous obstacle course on Wednesday as he was forced to claw back a two-set deficit against Fernando Verdasco to join top seed Novak Djokovic in the last four. The imperious Djokovic, the man Murray is expected to face in Sunday's...
  • Janowicz becomes first Polish man to reach Grand Slam semis July 3, 2013

    London: Jerzy Janowicz became the first Polish man to reach a Grand Slam semi-final on Wednesday by beating countryman Lukasz Kubot 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 at Wimbledon. The 24th-seeded Janowicz, who reached the third round last year at the All England Club, is playing in only his third grass-court tournament. Prior to...
  • Poland relish unprecedented Wimbledon success July 2, 2013

    Warsaw: Poland's unprecedented success at Wimbledon is drumming up new levels of interest in tennis in the country. In a nation where football is the dominant sport, images of Jerzy Janowicz, Lukasz Kubot and Agnieszka Radwanska graced the front pages of newspapers Tuesday, a day after all three reached the quarter-finals...
  • Two Poland players advance to Wimbledon quarters July 2, 2013

    London: On one of Poland's best days on the tennis court, one of Poland's best players gave a shout-out to none other than ... America's Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi. Hard to blame Jerzy Janowicz for that. Truth is, apart from Wojtek Fibak, a wily doubles foe of John McEnroe's who...
  • Poland's Janowicz, Kubot advance to Wimbledon quarter-finals July 1, 2013

    London: Poland will send two men into the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the first time after 24th-seeded Jerzy Janowicz and 130th-ranked Lukasz Kubot each won five-set matches on Monday. They'll play each other on Wednesday with the winner becoming the country's first Grand Slam semi-finalist. The big-serving Janowicz reached as high as 137...
  • Is Wimbledon's Wednesday mayhem the first sign of tennis transition? June 27, 2013

    Legends are made here runs the promo of the Wimbledon 2013 with Pete Sampras and a teary-eyed Roger Federer lifting the silver gilt cup. This edition of The Championships has so far made legend-killers. Without a glint of exaggeration names like Roger Federer - a seven-time champion at the...
  • Jerzy Janowicz upsets Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at Rome May 15, 2013

    Rome: Rising Polish player Jerzy Janowicz upset eighth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 7-6 (5) in the second round of the Italian Open on Wednesday. The 22-year-old Janowicz improved his record against top-10 opponents to 3-5, having closed last year by reaching the Paris Masters final as a qualifier, beating Andy Murray and...
  • Janowicz, Tomic reach 2nd round in Marseille February 19, 2013

    Marseille: Seventh-seeded Jerzy Janowicz of Poland and Bernard Tomic of Australia reached the second round of the Open 13 on Monday. Janowicz clinched the first set in just 25 minutes and broke again at the start of the second to take control and beat Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic 6-2,...
  • Ferrer takes on Janowicz for Paris Masters title November 4, 2012

    Paris: At the start of the year, Jerzy Janowicz couldn't afford to travel to the Australian Open. Now he's in line for a major payday, with only David Ferrer standing in the way of his first career title. Janowicz beat Gilles Simon 6-4, 7-5 on Saturday to become the first qualifier...
  • Janowicz becomes first qualifier in 8 years to reach Paris final November 3, 2012

    Paris: Jerzy Janowicz of Poland became the first qualifier in eight years to reach the Paris Masters final after beating Gilles Simon of France 6-4, 7-5 Saturday. Janowicz, who was playing in Futures tournaments at the start of the year, has beaten five top-20 ranked players on his improbable run to...
  • Ferrer, Janowicz reach Paris Masters semis November 3, 2012

    Paris: Fourth-seeded David Ferrer of Spain moved closer to his first Masters title after beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 6-2, 7-5 in the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Friday, while Polish qualifier Jerzy Janowicz continued his remarkable run by eliminating No. 8 Janko Tipsarevic. Ferrer did not face a single breakpoint...
  • Andy Murray shocked by qualifier at Paris Masters November 1, 2012

    Paris: Andy Murray wasted a match point before being knocked out 5-7 7-6 6-2 by Polish qualifier Jerzy Janowicz in the third round of the Paris Masters on Thursday. Scot Murray lost focus as he served for the match in the second set and was then battered by the hard hitting...
  • Somdev qualifies for US Open singles event August 30, 2009

    New Delhi: Somdev Devvarman on Saturday became the first Indian tennis player in seven years to qualify for the singles event of a Grand Slam tournament when he beat Poland's Jerzy Janowicz in his third and final round of the qualifiers to enter the US Open Tennis Tournament main draw...