VASEK POSPISIL

  • Roger Federer passes tough test to reach last 16 in Cincinnati August 14, 2014

    Roger Federer survived an openingmatch fright by outlasting Canada's Vasek Pospisil 76 (4) 57 62 on Wednesday to claim his 300th Masters Series win and reach the third round of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. Back in action after losing to JoWilfried Tsonga in the final of the Rogers...
  • Milos Raonic beats Vasek Pospisil in 1st allCanadian ATP final August 4, 2014

    Washington: With a redandwhite maple leaf flag draped on the table in front of him, and a crystal trophy nearby marking his victory in the first allCanadian ATP final, Milos Raonic already was thinking about what's up ahead. Thanks to a dominant serve and an increasingly versatile game, the secondseeded Raonic...
  • Raonic and Pospisil to meet in allCanadian final August 3, 2014

    Milos Raonic and Vasek Pospisil will meet in an allCanadian final at the Citi Open in Washington on Sunday. Second seed Raonic did not face a break point and used his dominating serve to beat unseeded American Donald Young 64 75 at the William H.G. Fitzgerald Tennis Center in an afternoon...
  • Berdych falls; Johnson, Raonic win at Citi Open August 1, 2014

    Vasek Pospisil got the best of Tomas Berdych again. Vasek Pospisil improved to 20 against the fifthranked Berdych, beating the Czech star 62, 64 on Thursday night to advance to the Citi Open quarterfinals. Berdych was the top seed in the hardcourt event. Earlier, Steve Johnson knocked off another seeded, bigserving, NBA...
  • Vasek Pospisil advances to Atlanta Open quarterfinals July 24, 2014

    Atlanta: Fourthseeded Vasek Pospisil of Canada advanced to the Atlanta Open quarterfinals, beating Ukrainian qualifier Illya Marchenko 75, 63 on Wednesday. "I'm fairly relaxed, and I was feeling the ball well this morning," Pospisil said. "When I'm feeling the ball well, I don't panic." In other secondround matches, Slovakia's Lukas Lacko beat...
  • PaesStepanek bow out in semis at Wimbledon after straightset 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 semifinal against Canadian Vasek Pospisil and American Jack Sock in straight sets here on Friday. The unseeded USCandian duo beat the fifth seeded pair 76 (75) 63...
  • BopannaQureshi pair ousted from Wimbledon July 1, 2014

    London: Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisamulhaq Qureshi did all they could but still failed to get past the determined pair of Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock in the rainhit 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

    Fifthseeded Vasek Pospisil of Canada beat wildcard entry Kyle Edmund of Britain 63, 75 Monday to reach the second round of the Chennai Open. The 23yearold 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 63 67(3) 75 in the Basel Open semifinals on Saturday. The Swiss will play top seed JuanMartin 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 76 (6), 64 in the first round of the Erste Bank Open on Tuesday. Pospisil trailed the now 53rdranked Australian 64 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 seasonending ATP Finals, losing to Vasek Pospisil of Canada 63, 64 on Tuesday in the first round of the Shanghai Masters. The Frenchman, who played in the yearend 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 64, 16, 76 (4) on Saturday to reach the Rogers Cup final. In the final, Canada's topranked player will face fourthseeded Spanish star Rafael Nadal, a 64, 36, 76 (2) winner over topseeded 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 46, 64, 67, 63, 62 on the hard courts of the University of British Columbia campus. The topranked Spaniards trail hosts Canada 12 with two singles rubbers set for Sunday to decide what country advances to...