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 6-1, 6-2 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 6-1, 6-3 victory over Swiss compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka at the Kooyong Classic on Saturday. Federer captured his second title in the eight-man 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 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 victory over Spain's Fernando Verdasco on Thursday. The world No. 2, who missed last year's eight-man 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 6-2 6-3 victory over Spain's Carlos Moya. Federer, a perennial visitor to the suburban Melbourne club that hosts the eight-man 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 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 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...