MIKHAIL KUKUSHKIN

  • Viktor Troicki crushes Mikhail Kukushkin to win Sydney title January 17, 2015

    Sydney: Serbian Viktor Troicki ruthlessly dismantled ailing Kazakh qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin 6-2 6-3 to win the Sydney International for his second career ATP title on Saturday. The 28-year-old right-hander won the last four games of the first set and was 4-1 up in the second when Kukushkin took a medical timeout...
  • Juan Martin del Potro loses in quarterfinals at Sydney International January 15, 2015

    Sydney: Defending champion Juan Martin del Potro was beaten in the quarterfinals of the Sydney International on Thursday, losing 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) to Kazakhstan qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin. Del Potro, the 2009 US Open champion returning from an 11-month injury layoff, needed a wild-card entry to get into the main draw...
  • 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...