Vasek Pospisil

  • Paes-Stepanek bow out in semis at Wimbledon after straight-set defeat July 4, 2014

    London: The Indian challenge at the Wimbledon ended on Friday with veteran Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek losing their men's doubles semi-final against Canadian Vasek Pospisil and American Jack Sock in straight sets here on Friday. The unseeded US-Candian duo beat the fifth seeded pair 7-6 (7-5) 6-3...
  • Bopanna-Qureshi pair ousted from Wimbledon July 1, 2014

    London: Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi did all they could but still failed to get past the determined pair of Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock in the rain-hit second round clash of the Wimbledon championships, here on Tuesday. The contest, spilling over to the second day, became lively...
  • Bopanna-Qureshi pair advances to pre-quarters in Monaco April 15, 2014

    Monte Carlo: Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi overcame a stiff resistance from Julian Knowle and Vasek Pospisil before moving to the pre-quarterfinals of the ATP Monte Carlo Masters, here on Tuesday. The Indo-Pak pair battled past the Austrian-Canadian combo 7-6 (2), 6-4 in one hour and 15 minutes in its opening...
  • Chennai Open: Vasek Pospisil beats Kyle Edmund to enter 2nd round December 30, 2013

    Fifth-seeded Vasek Pospisil of Canada beat wild-card entry Kyle Edmund of Britain 6-3, 7-5 Monday to reach the second round of the Chennai Open. The 23-year-old Pospisil saved all four break points he faced and converted two of the ones he created to wrap up the win in 81 minutes. The lanky...
  • Federer strengthens bid for Tour Finals with Pospisil win October 27, 2013

    Roger Federer took a big step towards securing his endangered place in the ATP World Tour Finals by overcoming rising Canadian talent Vasek Pospisil 6-3 6-7(3) 7-5 in the Basel Open semi-finals on Saturday. The Swiss will play top seed Juan-Martin Del Potro, who has already qualified for next month's London...
  • Pospisil beats Hewitt in straight sets in Vienna opener October 16, 2013

    Vienna: Vasek Pospisil saved two set points before beating former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt 7-6 (6), 6-4 in the first round of the Erste Bank Open on Tuesday. Pospisil trailed the now 53rd-ranked Australian 6-4 in the tiebreaker before reeling off four straight points to take the opening set. An early...
  • Richard Gasquet ousted by Vasek Pospisil in Shanghai October 8, 2013

    Shanghai: Richard Gasquet was dealt a setback in his bid to qualify for the season-ending ATP Finals, losing to Vasek Pospisil of Canada 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday in the first round of the Shanghai Masters. The Frenchman, who played in the year-end championships in 2007, is in ninth place in the...
  • Serbia beat Canada to reach Davis Cup final September 15, 2013

    Belgrade: Serbia reached the Davis Cup final Sunday after Janko Tipsarevic won the decisive singles match against Vasek Pospisil to clinch a 3-2 victory over Canada. Tipsarevic beat Pospisil 7-6 (3), 6-2, 7-6 (6) to send Serbia into the final against the Czech Republic, which beat Argentina at home. Earlier Sunday, top-ranked...
  • Canada win epic doubles to take 2-1 lead over Serbia September 15, 2013

    Belgrade: Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil subdued Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac 6-7 (6), 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 10-8 in a rip-roaring doubles on Saturday to give Canada a 2-1 lead against 2010 winners Serbia in their Davis Cup semi-final. Games went with serve in the final set until the tiring...
  • Milos Raonic sets up Rafael Nadal clash in Montreal final August 11, 2013

    Montreal: Milos Raonic beat fellow Canadian Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (4) on Saturday to reach the Rogers Cup final. In the final, Canada's top-ranked player will face fourth-seeded Spanish star Rafael Nadal, a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (2) winner over top-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia. Djokovic won the tournament the...
  • John Isner's loss means no US men in next week's top 20 August 7, 2013

    Montreal: Next week, for the first time in 40 years of ATP rankings, there will be no American men in the top 20. That's because John Isner, who is 20th this week, is assured of dropping lower after losing on Tuesday in the first round of the Rogers Cup to...
  • Davis Cup: Spain roar back to life against Canada February 3, 2013

    Vancouver: Spain fought off Davis Cup elimination by winning the doubles competition against Canada 4-6, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3, 6-2 on the hard courts of the University of British Columbia campus. The top-ranked Spaniards trail hosts Canada 1-2 with two singles rubbers set for Sunday to decide what country advances to...