Queens Club

  • Berdych crashes out at Queen's but Wawrinka progresses June 14, 2014

    London: Second seed Tomas Berdych double-faulted on match point as he suffered a shock 6-4, 7-6 (7) quarterfinal defeat by Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club on Friday. World number three Stanislas Wawrinka advanced with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Australian Marinko Matosevic while Radek Stepanek, who...
  • Alexandr Dolgopolov withdraws from Queen's quarters due to injury June 13, 2014

    Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine withdrew with a right thigh injury from the quarterfinals at Queen's Club on Friday. The eighth-seeded Dolgopolov was hurt during a first-round doubles late Thursday, forcing him and Ernests Gulbis to retire. Fourth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria benefited from the walkover into the semifinals on Saturday, when he...
  • Andy Murray off to a convincing start at Queen's June 12, 2014

    Andy Murray began the next chapter of his colourful tennis story with a straightforward win over Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu in front of new coach Amelie Mauresmo at Queen's Club on Wednesday. The 27-year-old, playing his first match on grass since winning last year's Wimbledon title, looked totally at ease during a...
  • Berdych bows out to defending champion Cilic June 14, 2013

    London: Defending champion Marin Cilic upset second-seeded Tomas Berdych 7-5, 7-6 (4) to reach the Queen's Club semi-finals on Friday. The fifth-seeded Croatian faced a break point at 4-4 in the first set. But Berdych netted his return, and Cilic failed to convert two set points at 5-4 before Berdych made...
  • Murray proves his fitness with back-to-back wins June 14, 2013

    London: Andy Murray emerged unscathed as he completed back-to-back wins at a blustery Aegon Championships on Thursday in his first matches following a four-week break caused by a back injury. Gusting winds and two awkward opponents could not blow Murray off course as he first completed a rain-delayed 6-3 7-6 (4)...
  • Tomas Berdych confirms participation in Aegon Championships March 6, 2013

    London: World number six Tomas Berdych will play the traditional Wimbledon warm-up event at Queens Club in June as he targets a repeat of his 2010 run to the final at the grasscourt slam. The Czech confirmed on Tuesday that he would take part in the London event, now called the...
  • Nalbandian's anger leaves line judge bloodied June 18, 2012

    London: No matter what David Nalbandian achieves in his career, it is unlikely he will ever forget a moment of madness that left a linesman bloodied, an angry crowd feeling short-changed and an opponent bewildered. The Argentine has long had a reputation for being a hot-head, and 10 years after being...
  • Murray to play at Queen's ahead of Wimbledon February 13, 2012

    London: Andy Murray is hoping to defend his Queen's Club title in June as a grass-court warm-up for Wimbledon and the London Olympics. Murray has won the Queen's tournament twice in the last three years, and is trying to become the first Briton since 1925 to lift the trophy for a...
  • Murray fights back to win Queen's title June 13, 2011

    London: Briton Andy Murray withstood an athletic onslaught from Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to beat the Frenchman 3-6 7-6 6-4 and win the final of the Queen's Club championships on Monday. The climax of the Wimbledon warm-up event was being held a day late after rain washed out play on Sunday and while...
  • Queen's Club final postponed until Monday June 13, 2011

    London: Heavy rain washed out the final of the Queen's Club grasscourt championships on Sunday with Briton Andy Murray and Frenchman Jo-Wilfred Tsonga now scheduled to clash on Monday. Organisers had hoped to squeeze in the match before the expected weather front arrived, re-scheduling the final for mid-day, but the...
  • Murray thrashes Roddick to reach Queen's final June 11, 2011

    London: Home favourite Andy Murray thrashed American Andy Roddick 6-3 6-1 in a grass court masterclass to reach the final of the Queen's Club championships on Saturday. World number four Murray was in dazzling form in a one-sided contest that was all over inside an hour. In the second semi-final wildcard James...
  • Nadal upset by Tsonga, Roddick marches on June 11, 2011

    London: Rafael Nadal's batteries finally ran flat on Friday as the weary world number one bowed out to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarter-finals of the Queen's Club grasscourt championships. The Spanish world number one, preparing to defend his Wimbledon title this month, went down 6-7, 6-4, 6-1 when the exertions of...
  • Nadal survives a scare, Murray cruises through June 10, 2011

    London: Rafael Nadal suffered a late blip against unseeded Czech Radek Stepanek before reaching the quarter-finals of the Queen's Club championships on Thursday after Andy Murray and Andy Roddick both cruised through. The world number one, fresh from his record-equalling sixth French Open title, looked in total command against Stepanek as...
  • Contrasting wins for Nadal, Murray in London June 9, 2011

    London: Just three days after winning the French Open for a sixth time, Rafael Nadal began his preparations for Wimbledon with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden in his opening match at Queen's Club on Wednesday. The top-seeded Spaniard was never at his best but broke in the...
  • Querrey eases into 2nd round of Queen's Club June 7, 2011

    London: Sam Querrey began the defence of his Queen's Club title on Monday by defeating Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 6-4. The American broke to lead 2-0 in the first set and then saved seven break points in the next game. In the second set, Nishikori saved three break points at...
  • Nadal beaten by Lopez at Queen's Club June 11, 2010

    London: Rafael Nadal's long winning run was halted by fellow Spaniard Feliciano Lopez at Queen's Club on Friday when he lost 7-6, 6-4 in the quarter-finals. It was Nadal's first defeat since he lost to Andy Roddick in Miami on April 2, after which he embarked on a 24-match unbeaten sequence...
  • Nadal returns to grasscourt with a win June 9, 2010

    London: Rafael Nadal's day-glo outfit and his ferocious forehands lit up a gloomy Queen's Club on Wednesday as the Spaniard marked his return to grasscourt tennis with a 6-2 6-2 demolition of Brazilian journeyman Marcos Daniel. The 2008 champion was unable to defend his title 12 months ago when his creaking...