Stockholm Open

  • Dimitrov beats Ferrer to win Stockholm Open October 20, 2013

    Stockholm: Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria secured his first ATP tour title Sunday at the Stockholm Open by beating topseeded David Ferrer of Spain 26, 63, 64. The 22yearold Dimitrov broke the No. 3ranked Ferrer's serve three times to finish off the match in just over two hours. Dimitrov opened the year by...
  • Ferrer, Dimitrov reach final of Stockholm Open October 19, 2013

    Stockholm: Topseeded David Ferrer became the first Spaniard in 37 years to reach the Stockholm Open final when he beat fifthseeded Ernests Gulbis of Latvia 36, 64, 61 on Saturday. In Sunday's title match, Ferrer will play seventhseeded Grigor Dimotrov of Bulgaria, who defeated wild card Benoit Paire of France 46,...
  • Paire upsets Raonic to reach Stockholm semis October 19, 2013

    Stockholm: French wildcard entry Benoit Paire beat secondseeded Milos Raonic 76 (3), 63 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Stockholm Open. Paire will face seventhseeded Grigor Dimitrov on Saturday after the Bulgarian beat lefthanded Kenny De Schepper of France 64, 62. Topseeded David Ferrer of Spain also advanced when his...
  • David Ferrer, Milos Raonic make Stockholm quarters October 18, 2013

    Stockholm: Favorites David Ferrer and Milos Raonic were made to sweat by firsttime opponents to reach the Stockholm Open quarterfinals on Thursday. Topseeded Ferrer made the last eight in Stockholm at his third attempt when he overcame Jack Sock of the United States 46, 63, 61, while secondseeded Raonic was hardpressed...
  • Sock, Gulbis advance at Stockholm Open October 16, 2013

    Stockholm: American Jack Sock beat Australia's Bernard Tomic in straight sets on Tuesday to set up a secondround match with No.1seed David Ferrer in the Stockholm Open. The 21yearold Sock finished off Tomic 64, 62 in just under an hour. Fifthseeded Ernests Gulbis of Latvia had more of a struggle as...
  • Benoit Paire reaches 2nd round of Stockholm Open October 15, 2013

    Stockholm: Sixthseeded Benoit Paire of France defeated Santiago Giraldo of Colombia 64, 64 on Monday to reach the second round of the Stockholm Open. Paire will next face Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain, who advanced when Jurgen Zopp of Estonia quit because of injury at 55 in the first set. In Monday's...
  • Venus Williams storms to Luxembourg Open title October 21, 2012

    Luxembourg: Venus Williams won her first WTA tournament in more than two years, beating Monica Niculescu of Romania 62, 63 to take the Luxembourg Open title on Sunday. Slowed by injuries and illness for two seasons, Williams showed she still had the winning touch and played steady tennis while Niculescu proved...
  • Berdych beats Tsonga to win Stockholm Open October 21, 2012

    Stockholm: Tomas Berdych won his second ATP title this year by rallying to beat topseeded JoWilfried Tsonga of France 46, 64, 64 in the Stockholm Open final on Sunday. The sixthranked Czech saved seven of nine breakpoint chances in the hardfought match to improve to 31 against Tsonga and add to...
  • Tsonga to face Berdych in Stockholm Open final October 20, 2012

    Stockholm: JoWilfried Tsonga and Tomas Berdych will contest the Stockholm Open final after contrasting semifinal wins on Saturday. Topseeded Tsonga advanced after 2009 champion Marcos Baghdatis retired with a left groin strain in the deciding set, with Tsonga leading 64, 46, 52. Secondseeded Berdych recorded a comfortable 63, 62 win over...
  • Nieminen, Youzhny advance at Stockholm Open November 16, 2012

    Stockholm: Jarkko Nieminen of Finland and Russia's Mikhail Youzhny advanced to the second round of the Stockholm Open on Monday with straightset wins. Nieminen, who lost last year's final to Gael Monfils of France, was down 42 in the second set but recovered to win the match 63, 64. Niemenen says "I...
  • Monfils beats Nieminen in Stockholm Open final October 24, 2011

    Stockholm: Topseeded Gael Monfils won his first title of the year on Sunday after defeating Jarkko Nieminen 75, 36, 62 in the Stockholm Open final. The win is 25yearold Monfils' fourth title on the ATP tour and he said he was surprised to win his first tournament since picking up a...
  • BopannaQureshi win Stockholm Open October 23, 2011

    Stockholm: Rohan Bopanna and Aisamulhaq Qureshi won the Stockholm Open men's doubles title after comprehensively outplaying Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares in the summit clash on Sunday, enhancing their chances of qualifying for the seasonending ATP World Tour Finals. The topseeded IndoPak pair lived up to its top billing, downing their...
  • Monfils to play Nieminen in Stockholm final October 22, 2011

    Stockholm: Topseeded Gael Monfils defeated Milos Raonic 67 (6), 64, 63 on Saturday to set up a Stockholm Open final against Jarkko Nieminen. The 10thranked Monfils converted three of nine break points against the hardserving Canadian. He is looking for his first title of the year. Nieminen beat American player James Blake...
  • Monfils reaches semifinals in Stockholm October 22, 2011

    Stockholm: Topseeded Gael Monfils beat South Africa's Kevin Anderson 75, 75 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Stockholm Open. The 10thranked Frenchman made heavy weather of the win, though, allowing his fifthseeded opponent to break service twice to draw level after racing into a 51 lead in the...
  • BopannaQureshi reach Stockholm Open final October 21, 2011

    Stockholm: India's Rohan Bopanna and AisamUlHaq Qureshi of Pakistan staged a commendable fightback to defeat Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis and Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina and enter the final of the 600,000 Euros Stockholm Open on Friday. The topseeded IndiaPakistan pair won 26, 62, 108, in a match that lasted 68...
  • Monfils the lone seed to advance in Stockholm October 21, 2011

    Stockholm: Gael Monfils of France was the only seeded player to advance during a day of upsets in the second round of the Stockholm Open on Thursday. The topseeded Monfils beat Bernard Tomic of Australia 64, 67 (4), 64 and will next face fifthseeded South African Kevin Anderson in the quarterfinals. Unseeded...
  • Blake upsets Del Potro to reach Stockholm quarters October 20, 2011

    Stockholm: James Blake of the United States upset secondseeded Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina 64, 64 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Swedish Open. South Africa's Kevin Anderson and Milos Raonic of Canada also advanced in the Royal Tennis Hall. Anderson needed three sets to beat 33yearold Tommy Haas...
  • BopannaQureshi enter Stockholm Open quarters October 19, 2011

    Stockholm: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner AisamUlHaq Qureshi advanced to the men's doubles quarterfinals of the 600,000 Euros Stockholm Open. The topseeded IndiaPakistan pair defeated Julian Knowle of Austria and Poland's Lukasz Kubot 64, 64 in the first round in Sweden on Tuesday. They now await the winner of the...
  • Nalbandian advances at Stockholm Open October 19, 2011

    Stockholm: David Nalbandian dropped the first set before going on to beat Xavier Malisse of Belgium 46, 76 (6), 76 (3) in the first round of the Stockholm Open on Tuesday. The Argentine will next face Ivan Dodig of Croatia, who beat Adrian Mannarino of France 76 (5), 76 (5). South Africa's...
  • Devvarman beaten by Haas in Stockholm October 18, 2011

    Stockholm: Veteran Tommy Haas of Germany advanced to the second round of the Stockholm Open on Monday by beating Somdev Devvarman of India 76 (4), 64. Haas, ranked 290th in the world and playing on a wild card after coming back from injury, will now play either Kevin Anderson or Guillermo...
  • Federer equals Sampras' 64 career titles October 25, 2010

    Stockholm: Roger Federer beat Germany's Florian Mayer 64, 63 to win the Stockholm Open on Sunday, matching Pete Sampras' total of 64 career titles. Federer didn't have it all his own way in claiming his third title of the year at the Royal Tennis Hall against the 47thranked Mayer. The unorthodox German...
  • Roger Federer storms into Stockholm final October 23, 2010

    Stockholm: Roger Federer could tie another mark by Pete Sampras after reaching the Stockholm Open final by overcoming fourthseeded Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia 76 (5), 62 on Saturday. Federer will play Florian Mayer of Germany in Sunday's final after he saved a match point in beating Jarkko Nieminen of Finland 46,...
  • Federer enters Stockholm Open semis October 23, 2010

    Stockholm: Roger Federer recovered from a set and 20 down to beat fellow Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka 26, 63, 62 on Friday and reach the Stockholm Open semifinals. Wawrinka was in superb form in the first set, breaking in the first and fifth games to take it, as Federer made some uncharacteristic...
  • Federer cruises into Stockholm Open quarters October 22, 2010

    Stockholm: Roger Federer cruised into the Stockholm Open quarterfinals on Thursday in his 900th match on the ATP Tour, beating Taylor Dent of the United States 61, 62 in 51 minutes. Federer outclassed Dent to record his 727th tour win, in his first match in the Swedish capital for a decade. "When...
  • Nalbandian beats Soderling to win in Stockholm October 13, 2008

    Stockholm: Argentine David Nalbandian held his nerve to beat Swede Robin Soderling 62, 57, 63 on Sunday and win the Stockholm Open in his first appearance at the tournament. It was the ninth career win for Nalbandian, who goes to the Madrid Masters on Monday as the defending champion. "It was a...
  • Nalbandian meets Soderling in Stockholm Open final October 11, 2008

    Stockholm: Top seed David Nalbandian reached the Stockholm Open final with a 62, 61 win over Finland's Jarkko Nieminen on Saturday. The world No. 7, who has not dropped a set this week, beat Nieminen for the sixth time in 10 meetings to set up a final showdown with home hope...
  • McEnroe lashes out at chair umpire October 14, 2006

    Stockholm: John McEnroe lashed out at the chair umpire after losing in the Stockholm Open doubles with Swedish partner Jonas Bjorkman on Friday. The 47yearold American and much younger Bjorkman lost 76 76 to Swede Simon Aspelin and Australian Todd Perry in the second round after failing to capitalise on...
  • McEnroe makes winning return to tennis October 13, 2006

    Stockholm: John McEnroe returned to the Royal Tennis Hall, 21 years after his fourth and last singles title in the Swedish capital, and teamed with Jonas Bjorkman to beat Andreas Vinciguerra and Johan Landsberg 63, 62 in the firstround match at the Stockholm Open. "It's nice to be back," said McEnroe,...
  • Nadal crashes out of Stockholm Open October 12, 2006

    Stockholm: American James Blake opened the defence of his Stockholm Open title in style on Wednesday, but world number two Rafael Nadal fell in his second round match with Swede Joachim Johansson. Nadal, playing in his first tournament since his quarterfinal loss to Russian Mikhail Youzhny in the US Open,...