Kooyong Classic

  • Ferrer into Auckland final, del Potro wins at Kooyong January 11, 2013

    Sydney: David Ferrer underlined his Australian Open threat by thrashing Gael Monfils 61, 62 to reach the final of the Auckland Open on Friday and remain on course for a fourth title at the tournament. Undoubtedly aided by a leg injury suffered by Monfils early in the first set, Ferrer...
  • Federer wins Kooyong final, Nalbandian takes Sydney January 17, 2009

    Melbourne: Roger Federer completed his preparations for a tilt at Pete Sampras's record of 14 Grand Slam titles with an easy 61, 63 victory over Swiss compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka at the Kooyong Classic on Saturday. Federer captured his second title in the eightman invitational event, which he traditionally uses to fine...
  • Federer fights his way into Kooyong Classic final January 15, 2009

    Melbourne: Roger Federer battled his way into the Kooyong Classic final after a tight 63, 36, 76 victory over Spain's Fernando Verdasco on Thursday. The world No. 2, who missed last year's eightman invitational tournament with glandular fever, will meet fellow Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka or Chile's Fernando Gonzalez in Saturday's final. Wawrinka...
  • Federer returns to winning form at Kooyong January 14, 2009

    Melbourne: World number two Roger Federer made a winning return to the Kooyong Classic on Wednesday with an easy 62 63 victory over Spain's Carlos Moya. Federer, a perennial visitor to the suburban Melbourne club that hosts the eightman invitational tournament, was a late withdrawal from the event last year...
  • Roddick stuns FedEx in Kooyong Classic June 17, 2007

    Melbourne: Andy Roddick proved that Roger Federer was not invincible when he stunned the world number one 62, 36, 63 to win the Kooyong Classic invitational on Saturday. The American recorded his first win over the world number one since August 2003 to gain a huge psychological boost before the...