Mikhail Kukushkin

  • Rafael Nadal offers battling example to young players June 29, 2014

    London: Rafael Nadal believes the best example his successful generation have offered upandcoming tennis players is that they never stop battling to beat each other but remain friends off the court. The world number one showed his fighting qualities again on Saturday when he lost the first set to unheralded Kazakh...
  • Rafael Nadal recovers to win against Mikhail Kukushkin at Wimbledon June 28, 2014

    London: Rafael Nadal overcame another slow start at Wimbledon with a 67 (4), 61, 61, 61 win over Mikhail Kukushkin on a rainy Saturday that played havoc with the schedule. Under the closed roof on Centre Court, and with 16 other matches suspended due to the inclement weather, Nadal lost his...
  • Switzerland, Kazakhstan level at 1-1 in Davis Cup April 5, 2014

    Geneva: Roger Federer eased to victory over Mikhail Kukushkin on Friday, bringing Switzerland level at 1-1 with Kazakhstan in the Davis Cup quarter-finals. Federer's 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 win in less than two hours restored order for the 15,000 Swiss fans who saw Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka surprisingly lose the opening...
  • Czechs lead Kazakhstan 10 in Davis Cup quarterfinal April 5, 2013

    Astana: Jan Hajek defeated Mikhail Kukushkin 63, 62, 64 in the opening singles Friday, giving the defending champion Czech Republic a 10 lead over Kazakhstan in their Davis Cup quarterfinal. Kazakhstan's Andrey Golubev was scheduled to play Lukas Rosol in the second singles. Hajek saved a break point in the third...