Jurgen Melzer

  • David Goffin upsets Jurgen Melzer in first round at Winston-Salem August 19, 2014

    Belgian qualifier David Goffin extended his winning streak to 23 matches on Monday when he beat defending champion Jurgen Melzer of Austria 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open, a tuneup for next week's US Open. Goffin won his first ATP Tour title last month in Kitzbuhel, Austria....
  • Jurgen Melzer upsets 9th-seeded John Isner at Italian Open May 12, 2014

    Ninth-seeded John Isner was upset by 64th-ranked Jurgen Melzer 7-6 (7), 6-3 in the first round of the Italian Open on Sunday, eliminating the lone American from the men's event. Also Sunday, 16th-seeded Tommy Robredo held off Juan Monaco of Argentina 7-6 (3), 6-4; and Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany outlasted big-hitting...
  • Rafael Nadal tries philosophical approach at Madrid Open May 4, 2014

    Rafael Nadal is adopting a philosophical approach at the Madrid Open as he tries to recover from back-to-back quarterfinal exits at clay court events he once dominated. Bidding to defend his title in the Spanish capital, the top-ranked Nadal downplayed his earlier exits at Monte Carlo and Barcelona and called his...
  • Nadal to open Madrid defence against Melzer or Monaco May 3, 2014

    Rafael Nadal will start defence of his Madrid Open title by playing the winner of the first-round match between Jurgen Melzer and Juan Monaco. Nadal needs to reach the quarter-finals to ensure he keeps his No. 1 ranking. If he doesn't, Novak Djokovic could take his place by winning the tournament. Friday's...
  • Injured Jurgen Melzer pulls out of Australian Open January 5, 2014

    Vienna: Jurgen Melzer has pulled out of this month's Australian Open because of a persistent left shoulder injury. The 27th-ranked Austrian underwent surgery on a torn tendon in October and needs more time to recover, the Austria Press Agency reports on Saturday. Melzer hasn't played since losing to Kei Nishikori in the...
  • Monfils retires in the final to hand Melzer Winston-Salem trophy August 25, 2013

    North Carolina: Austria's Jurgen Melzer didn't want to spend a week in New York with all the craziness surrounding the start of the US Open. Instead, he spent the week training and playing in the relative quiet of North Carolina and came away with a champion's trophy and a big...
  • Melzer, Monfils reach Winston-Salem Open final August 24, 2013

    North Carolina: Former top-10 players Gael Monfils and Jurgen Melzer beat higher-ranked players on Friday to advance to the Winston-Salem Open final. Frenchman Monfils overcame early struggles to beat Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine 7-6 (11), 6-3 in the first semi-final at the Wake Forest Tennis Center. "It's very good for...
  • Querrey, Dolgopolov, Monfils, Melzer in Winston-Salem semis August 23, 2013

    North Carolina: Gael Monfils once ranked among the world's top 10 players, beat Spain's Fernando Verdasco 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to advance to the Winston-Salem Open semifinals. The 43rd-ranked Frenchman will face Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine, a 7-6 (7), 6-3 winner over Lu Yen-hsun of Taiwan. "It's always...
  • Defending champ Robin Haase reaches Kitzbuehel quarters July 31, 2013

    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 all six...
  • Federer-tamer Stakhovsky loses in round three at Wimbledon June 28, 2013

    London: The player who stunned Roger Federer in one of Wimbledon's greatest upsets didn't stick around much longer. Two days after eliminating the seven-time champion on Centre Court, Sergiy Stakhovsky fell to Jurgen Melzer in four sets Friday in the third round at the All England Club. The 116th-ranked Ukrainian couldn't reproduce...
  • Leander Paes-Jurgen Melzer lose at French Open June 1, 2013

    Paris: Ninth seeds Leander Paes and Jurgen Melzer were shown the door in the men's doubles second round at the French Open here on Saturday. The Indo-Austrian lost to Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas and Argentine Horacio Zeballos 7-5, 4-6, 6-7 on court 17 of Roland Garros. Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna play...
  • Bhupathi-Bopanna advance in Rome Masters May 17, 2013

    Rome: Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna entered the quarter-finals of the Rome Masters but it was curtains for Leander Paes and his Austrian partner Jurgen Melzer, here. Sixth seed Indian combo of Bhupathi and Bopanna scored a 6-2 6-3 win over unseeded British team of Dominic Inglot and Jonathan Marray in...
  • Leander Paes-Jurgen Melzer lose in quarters at Monte Carlo April 19, 2013

    Monte Carlo: Jurgen Melzer and Leander Paes lost their men's doubles quarterfinal clash against the top seeds Bob and Mike Bryan here at the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday. The Bryan brothers won 4-6, 6-3, 10-5 in one hour and 13 minutes to proceed to the semifinals of the 1000-point...
  • Paes-Melzer beat Bhupathi-Bopanna to enter QFs April 18, 2013

    Monte Carlo: Leander Paes and Jurgen Melzer overcame sixth seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to advance to the quarter-finals of the men's doubles of the Monte Carlo Masters here on Thursday. The Indo-Austrian pair took 57 minutes to defeat Bhupathi-Bopanna 6-2, 6-3 at the 1000-point ATP clay-court tournament. Paes-Melzer broke their...
  • Marin Cilic beats Jurgen Melzer to win Zagreb Indoors February 10, 2013

    Zagreb: Top-seed Marin Cilic defeated Austrian Jurgen Melzer 6-3, 6-1 on Sunday to win his third title at the Zagreb Indoors. Cilic cruised to his ninth career title, closing the match in just over an hour. Cilic also won the tournament in 2009 and '10. He converted 4 out of 12 break...
  • Melzer beats Haase in straight sets to reach Zagreb final February 9, 2013

    Zagreb: Fourth-seeded Jurgen Melzer of Austria reached the final of the Zagreb Indoors after defeating Robin Haase of the Netherlands 7-6 (2), 6-3 on Saturday. Melzer will face either top-seeded Croat Marin Cilic or defending champion Mikhail Youzhny of Russia, who played later Saturday. Melzer won 33 of 36 points on his...
  • Somdev beats Michael Berrer after losing the first set February 6, 2013

    Zagreb: A resilient Somdev Devvarman saved a match point before wearing out German Michael Berrer in the opening round of the ATP Zagreb Indoor event, here Wednesday. The Indian overcame a poor start as he was bageled in the first set but eventually won 0-6 7-6 (6) 4-1 when his German...
  • Qualifier Jones upsets Melzer in Auckland January 8, 2013

    Auckland: Australian qualifier Greg Jones upset sixth-seeded Jurgen Melzer of Austria 7-6 (7), 6-2 on Tuesday in the first round of the Heineken Open for his first ATP victory. The 373rd-ranked Jones matched the 29th-ranked Melzer shot for shot in a first set that contained no breaks of serve. He...
  • David Ferrer reaches Valencia Open quarter-finals October 26, 2012

    Valencia: David Ferrer cruised to an easy 6-4, 6-2 victory over fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos to reach the quarter-finals of the Valencia Open on Thursday. Ferrer, seeded No. 1 at the indoor tournament, used an effective serve plus four breaks of his 47th-ranked opponent in a much easier match after a...
  • Djokovic beats Melzer in China Open quarter-finals October 5, 2012

    Beijing: Top-seeded Novak Djokovic eased past Jurgen Melzer 6-1, 6-2 to advance to the semi-final of the China Open. Playing in his first event since losing the U.S. Open final to Andy Murray, the Serb served 12 aces and saved both break points. He delighted fans after the 53-minute match when he...