Martin Klizan

  • Compensate injured players to reduce pull outs: Isner 14-01-2014 11:47 AM

    Melbourne: American number one John Isner wants injured players to be compensated with first round prize money at grand slams to lower the number of early withdrawals. Isner was trailing Martin Klizan of Slovakia 6-2, 7-6 in the first round of the Australian Open on Tuesday before retiring because of...
  • John Isner out of Australian Open due to foot injury 14-01-2014 09:45 AM

    Melbourne: American John Isner has retired from his first-round match at the Australian Open with a foot injury after losing the first two sets to Slovakian Martin Klizan 6-2, 7-6 (6). The 13th-seeded Isner was up 4-0 in the second-set tiebreak Tuesday before Klizan came back to capture the set....
  • Lacklustre Nadal labels French Open schedule 'a joke' 31-05-2013 09:42 PM

    Paris: Defending champion Rafael Nadal labelled the French Open schedule "a joke" and revealed he had struggled to motivate himself after reaching the third round with an unconvincing victory over Slovakian Martin Klizan on Friday. Nadal, seeking his eighth Roland Garros title, looked ill at ease against fellow left-hander Klizan...
  • Shaky Nadal advances to round three in Paris 31-05-2013 05:44 PM

    Paris: Rafael Nadal came from behind for a second match in a row Friday at the French Open, surviving another shaky start to beat Martin Klizan 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3. Entering the tournament, seven-time champion Nadal had lost only 14 sets in 53 matches at the French Open. Now he...
  • Nadal facing a test of the champions at Roland Garros 30-05-2013 09:52 AM

    Paris: When Rafael Nadal was claiming the French Open title in 2006, Martin Klizan was also triumphing at Roland Garros - albeit winning the junior crown. On Thursday the unseeded 23-year-old Slovakian will get the chance to see how far he has come in seven years when the two meet...
  • Cilic claims Valencia Open after a tough win over Klizan 21-10-2012 11:39 PM

    Valencia: Marin Cilic of Croatia recovered from a shaky start to beat Slovakia's Martin Klizan 1-6, 6-0, 6-3 in the first round of the Valencia Open on Sunday. Klizan saved five break points while breaking Cilic's serve twice to easily take the first set on the indoor hard court at...