ZAGREB

  • Garcia-Lopez beats Seppi to win Zagreb Indoors final February 8, 2015

    Zagreb: Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain defeated Andreas Seppi of Italy 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Sunday in the final of the Zagreb Indoors for his fourth career ATP title. The third-seeded Garcia-Lopez rallied from 4-1 down in the first-set tiebreaker, winning six straight points to clinch the set. Seppi earned the first break...
  • Guillermo Garcia-Lopez beats Marcos Baghdatis to reach Zagreb Indoors final February 7, 2015

    Zagreb: Third-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain defeated Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 6-4, 6-4 to reach Zagreb Indoors final on Saturday. Garcia-Lopez will face either Andreas Seppi of Italy or fellow Spaniard Marcel Granollers on Sunday. It will be his seventh career final and the first since winning in Casablanca last year. Garcia-Lopez...
  • Andreas Seppi, Garcia-Lopez in Zagreb Indoors semi-finals February 6, 2015

    Zagreb: Andreas Seppi rallied to defeat Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (6) on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Zagreb Indoors. The fifth-seeded Italian, who upset Roger Federer in the third round of the Australian Open, served for the match at 6-5, but won only one point. Berankis...
  • Garcia-Lopez, Troicki, Andeas Seppi advance at Zagreb Indoors February 5, 2015

    Croatia: Third-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain routed Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia 6-1, 6-1 to reach the quarter-finals of the Zagreb Indoors on Thursday. Garcia-Lopez saved five break points to reach his second quarterfinal in 2015, after reaching the last eight in Chennai in the first week of the season. Dzumhur was broken...
  • Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ricardas Berankis reach 2nd round at Zagreb Indoors February 3, 2015

    Zagreb, Croatia: Sergiy Stakhovsky from Ukraine defeated Borna Coric from Croatia 6-2, 6-4 to advance to the second round of the Zagreb Indoors tournament on Monday. Stakhovsky, who won the tournament in 2008 as lucky loser, won five games in a row in the first set, and saved a break point...
  • Marin Cilic pulls out of Zagreb indoors tennis tournament February 1, 2015

    Zagreb: US Open champion Marin Cilic is still waiting to get on the court in 2015 after he pulled out of the PBZ Zagreb Indoors tennis tournament. Cilic was forced to withdraw from the Australian Open, the first major tournament of the season, with a nagging shoulder injury that bothered him...
  • Manchester United loan Henriquez to Dinamo Zagreb August 12, 2014

    Zagreb: Manchester United have loaned Chile striker Angelo Henriquez to Dinamo Zagreb who have the option of making the move permanent at the end of the season, the Croatian champions said on their website. "I'm delighted to have joined Dinamo and I really want to make an impact here, primarily to...
  • Marin Cilic defeats Tommy Haas to win Zagreb Indoors February 10, 2014

    Croatia: Marin Cilic from Croatia overcame problems with his serve to win the Zagreb Indoors tournament on Sunday, defeating topseeded Tommy Haas from Germany 63, 64. Fifthseeded Cilic gained his fourth title in Zagreb and became the third Croat overall to win at least 10 career titles. Cilic also lifted his...
  • Tommy Haas, Marin Cilic in Zagreb Indoors semis February 8, 2014

    Croatia: Topseeded Tommy Haas fought hard to defeat Russian qualifier Andrey Kuznetsov and reach the semifinals of the Zagreb Indoors tournament on Friday, while Daniel Evans of Britain upset No. 3 seed Phillip Kohlschreiber from Germany. Defending champion Marin Cilic also reached the semifinals his fourth in Zagreb defeating...
  • Qualifier Phau into Zagreb Indoors semis February 7, 2014

    Zagreb: German qualifier Bjorn Phau reached his first semifinals in neary five years by defeating Dudi Sela of Israel 64, 63 at the Zagreb Indoors on Friday. Phau will play Marin Cilic or Ivan Dodig, both Croatians. Sela won the three opening games, but Phau came back to win 10 of...
  • Purav and Marcelo upset 3rd seeds to reach semis in Zagreb February 7, 2014

    Zagreb: India's Purav Raja and his Brazilian partner Marcelo Demoliner reached the semifinals of the ATP 250 event after shocking third seeded pair of Julian Knowle and Johan Brunstrom, here. The unseeded IndoBrazilian combo eked out a 63, 75 win over AustrianSwede pair in the quarter finals of the euro 426,605...
  • Mikhail Youzhny ousted by qualifier in Zagreb Indoors February 6, 2014

    Zagreb: German qualifier Bjorn Phau upset secondseeded Mikhail Youzhny to reach the quarterfinals of the Zagreb Indoors on Thursday. Phau beat the Russian 46, 75, 61 and will compete in his first quarterfinal since Stuttgart in 2012. Youzhny, the 2012 Zagreb Indoors champion, was playing well until he lost his serve in...
  • Marin Cilic reaches Zagreb Indoors quarters February 6, 2014

    Zagreb: Defending champion Marin Cilic of Croatia was first through to the Zagreb Indoors quarterfinals by beating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 64, 75 on Wednesday. Fifthseeded Cilic converted only three out of 10 break points, two of them Lajovic doublefaults. Cilic improved to a 161 record in his last five attempts...
  • Dudi Sela upsets sixthseeded Lukas Rosol in Zagreb February 5, 2014

    Zagreb: Israel's Dudi Sela upset sixthseeded Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic 63, 76 (2) on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Zagreb Indoors tournament. Sela got off to an easy start and took a 53 lead in the second set before Rosol broke back to force a tie...
  • Ivo Karlovic hits 44 aces at Zagreb Indoors February 5, 2014

    Croatia: Croatia's Ivo Karlovic hit a recordequaling 44 aces to defeat Daniel Brands of Germany and advance to the second round of the Zagreb Indoors tournament on Tuesday. The towering Karlovic matched the record of Mark Philippoussis in the number of aces in a bestofthree match, beating Brands 67 (4), 75,...
  • Cilic, Becker reach 2nd round at Zagreb Indoors February 4, 2014

    Zagreb: Defending champion Marin Cilic of Croatia eased into the second round of the Zagreb Indoors on Monday, while Benjamin Becker of Germany had to save seven match points before advancing. The fifthseeded Cilic beat fellow Croat Mate Delic 64, 64 in just 71 minutes, clinching the win with four aces...
  • UEFA punishes Dinamo Zagreb for fans' racist abuse July 31, 2013

    Nyon, Switzerland: Dinamo Zagreb have been punished for fans' racist chants and must close one section of their stadium for a Champions League match on Tuesday. UEFA says its disciplinary panel also ordered the Croatian champions to pay a fine of 25,000 euros. The panel judged that Dinamo fans chanted racist abuse...
  • Tottenham agree to sign young Croatian pair July 1, 2013

    Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly agreed on a deal to sign the Croatian young pair of Alen Halilovic and Tin Jedvaj from Dinamo Zagreb. According to Sportske novosti, Tottenham boss Andre VillasBoas who is known for his recognition of youth talent, is believed to have a 17.2million deal lined up for the...
  • Arsenal target Croatian wonderkid Tin Jedvaj June 22, 2013

    Arsenal are targeting a 17yearold prodigy from Croatia, Tin Jedvaj, with a 6million bid as per a report published in The Sun . Jedvaj, who plays for Dinamo Zagreb as a defender, is touted to be the next big thing from Croatis since Real Madrid's Luka Modric. It is learned that...
  • Marin Cilic beats Jurgen Melzer to win Zagreb Indoors February 10, 2013

    Zagreb: Topseed Marin Cilic defeated Austrian Jurgen Melzer 63, 61 on Sunday to win his third title at the Zagreb Indoors. Cilic cruised to his ninth career title, closing the match in just over an hour. Cilic also won the tournament in 2009 and '10. He converted 4 out of 12 break...
  • Melzer beats Haase in straight sets to reach Zagreb final February 9, 2013

    Zagreb: Fourthseeded Jurgen Melzer of Austria reached the final of the Zagreb Indoors after defeating Robin Haase of the Netherlands 76 (2), 63 on Saturday. Melzer will face either topseeded Croat Marin Cilic or defending champion Mikhail Youzhny of Russia, who played later Saturday. Melzer won 33 of 36 points on his...
  • Cilic, Youzhny reach Zagreb Indoors semis February 9, 2013

    Zagrab: Topseeded Marin Cilic of Croatia ousted Blaz Kavcic 63, 76 (5) on Friday to set up a Zagreb Indoors semifinal against defending champion Mikhail Youzhny of Russia. Cilic is a twotime winner in his home event but missed last year's tournament with an injury. He broke Kavcic twice in...
  • Blaz Kavic upsets Marcos Baghdatis in Zagreb February 7, 2013

    Zagreb: Blaz Kavic of Slovenia rallied to upset sixthseeded Marcos Baghdatis from Cyrpus 36, 76 (2), 64 and reach his third career quarterfinal at the Zagreb Indoors on Thursday. Baghdatis, the 2007 champion, served for the match at 54, but lost serve and Kavcic won a tiebreaker. Baghdatis pulled out of...
  • Somdev loses to Jergen Melzer in the second round February 7, 2013

    Zagreb: Somdev Devvarman gave a huge scare to world number 29 Jergen Melzer before bowing out in the second round of the ATP Zagreb Indoor championships here Thursday. The unseeded Indian, whose 2012 season was spoiled by a shoulder injury, suffered a 61, 67(5), 26 defeat against the fourth seed from...
  • Baghdatis, Haase, Lacko into 2nd round in Zagreb February 6, 2013

    Zagreb: Sixthseeded Marcos Baghdatis from Cyprus rallied to defeat Germany's Tobias Kamke in the opening round of Zagreb Indoors on Wednesday 67 (5), 62, 64. Kamke converted his second set point in the tiebreaker to take the lead, but could not keep up the pressure. Baghdatis won all 29 points on...
  • Somdev beats Michael Berrer after losing the first set February 6, 2013

    Zagreb: A resilient Somdev Devvarman saved a match point before wearing out German Michael Berrer in the opening round of the ATP Zagreb Indoor event, here Wednesday. The Indian overcame a poor start as he was bageled in the first set but eventually won 06 76 (6) 41 when his German...
  • Schalke, Dynamo Kiev play out 11 draws December 5, 2012

    Montpellier: Schalke clinched top spot in Group B of the Champions League ahead of struggling Arsenal after withstanding strong pressure in the second half to earn a 11 draw at French champion Montpellier. Arsenal's 21 loss at Greek side Olympiakos ensured Schalke finished two points clear of the 2006 finalist. Schalke...
  • Porto beat Dinamo Zagreb 30 in Champions League November 22, 2012

    Porto: FC Porto beat Dinamo Zagreb 30 in the Champions League on Wednesday to set up a decider with Paris SaintGermain in two weeks' time for the top spot in Group A. Group leader Porto, undefeated so far, have 13 points to 12 for the secondplace French club. They meet...
  • Ibrahimovic relishing playmaker's role at PSG November 7, 2012

    Paris: Paris St Germain's top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic proved an inspired playmaker in his side's 40 thrashing of Dinamo Zagreb in Champions League Group A on Tuesday. The former AC Milan forward gave up his usual striking role at the Parc des Princes but rescued his team from a deeper...
  • Over 100 fans arrested before Dinamo ZagrebPSG match November 7, 2012

    Paris: French police had detained over 100 fans here before the Champions League match on Tuesday between Dinamo Zagreb and Paris Saint Germain. Police arrested 104 Croatian fans Tuesday at a Parisian hotel. Another 21 were detained the night before after supporters of the two teams clashed in street fights...