Zagreb

  • Marin Cilic defeats Tommy Haas to win Zagreb Indoors 10-02-2014 09:22 AM

    Croatia: Marin Cilic from Croatia overcame problems with his serve to win the Zagreb Indoors tournament on Sunday, defeating top-seeded Tommy Haas from Germany 6-3, 6-4. Fifth-seeded Cilic gained his fourth title in Zagreb and became the third Croat overall to win at least 10 career titles. Cilic also lifted...
  • Tommy Haas, Marin Cilic in Zagreb Indoors semis 08-02-2014 07:38 AM

    Croatia: Top-seeded Tommy Haas fought hard to defeat Russian qualifier Andrey Kuznetsov and reach the semi-finals 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 -...
  • Qualifier Phau into Zagreb Indoors semis 07-02-2014 10:48 PM

    Zagreb: German qualifier Bjorn Phau reached his first semifinals in neary five years by defeating Dudi Sela of Israel 6-4, 6-3 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...
  • Purav and Marcelo upset 3rd seeds to reach semis in Zagreb 07-02-2014 05:13 PM

    Zagreb: India's Purav Raja and his Brazilian partner Marcelo Demoliner reached the semi-finals of the ATP 250 event after shocking third seeded pair of Julian Knowle and Johan Brunstrom, here. The unseeded Indo-Brazilian combo eked out a 6-3, 7-5 win over Austrian-Swede pair in the quarter finals of the euro...
  • Mikhail Youzhny ousted by qualifier in Zagreb Indoors 06-02-2014 09:12 PM

    Zagreb: German qualifier Bjorn Phau upset second-seeded Mikhail Youzhny to reach the quarterfinals of the Zagreb Indoors on Thursday. Phau beat the Russian 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 and will compete in his first quarter-final since Stuttgart in 2012. Youzhny, the 2012 Zagreb Indoors champion, was playing well until he lost his...
  • Marin Cilic reaches Zagreb Indoors quarters 06-02-2014 12:49 PM

    Zagreb: Defending champion Marin Cilic of Croatia was first through to the Zagreb Indoors quarter-finals by beating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-4, 7-5 on Wednesday. Fifth-seeded Cilic converted only three out of 10 break points, two of them Lajovic double-faults. Cilic improved to a 16-1 record in his last five...
  • Dudi Sela upsets sixth-seeded Lukas Rosol in Zagreb 05-02-2014 08:09 PM

    Zagreb: Israel's Dudi Sela upset sixth-seeded Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic 6-3, 7-6 (2) on Wednesday to advance to the quarter-finals of the Zagreb Indoors tournament. Sela got off to an easy start and took a 5-3 lead in the second set before Rosol broke back to force a...
  • Ivo Karlovic hits 44 aces at Zagreb Indoors 05-02-2014 10:27 AM

    Croatia: Croatia's Ivo Karlovic hit a record-equaling 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 best-of-three match, beating Brands 6-7 (4),...
  • Cilic, Becker reach 2nd round at Zagreb Indoors 04-02-2014 08:47 AM

    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 fifth-seeded Cilic beat fellow Croat Mate Delic 6-4, 6-4 in just 71 minutes, clinching the win with four...
  • UEFA punishes Dinamo Zagreb for fans' racist abuse 31-07-2013 12:27 AM

    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...
  • Tottenham agree to sign young Croatian pair 01-07-2013 05:04 PM

    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 Villas-Boas who is known for his recognition of youth talent, is believed to have a 17.2million deal lined up for...
  • Arsenal target Croatian wonderkid Tin Jedvaj 22-06-2013 11:59 AM

    Arsenal are targeting a 17-year-old 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...
  • Porto beat Dinamo Zagreb 3-0 in Champions League 22-11-2012 05:48 AM

    Porto: FC Porto beat Dinamo Zagreb 3-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday to set up a decider with Paris Saint-Germain in two weeks' time for the top spot in Group A. Group leader Porto, undefeated so far, have 13 points to 12 for the second-place French club. They meet...
  • Ibrahimovic relishing playmaker's role at PSG 07-11-2012 06:43 PM

    Paris: Paris St Germain's top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic proved an inspired playmaker in his side's 4-0 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 Zagreb-PSG match 07-11-2012 11:22 AM

    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...
  • Ibrahimovic stars as PSG thrash Dinamo 4-0 07-11-2012 06:32 AM

    Paris: Zlatan Ibrahimovic showed he can create goals just as well as score them by setting up all four as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed a shoddy Dinamo Zagreb team 4-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday. Ibrahimovic spent much of the match walking around and hardly broke into a sweat, but...
  • PSG beat Dinamo Zagreb 2-0 in Champions League 25-10-2012 03:30 AM

    Zagreb: Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Jeremy Menez gave Paris Saint-Germain a 2-0 win at Dinamo Zagreb on Wednesday, inflicting a ninth successive loss in the Champions League for the Croatian team. Ibrahimovic missed two chances before scoring in the 33rd minute after receiving a pass from Menez. The French winger scored...
  • Bolt clocks season best in 100m at Zagreb 14-09-2011 11:32 AM

    Zagreb, Croatia: Usain Bolt made a cautious start in his first 100 meters since his disqualification at the world championships and still won in a season-best 9.85 seconds at the Zagreb World Challenge on Tuesday. Bolt, who false-started in South Korea last month to end his hopes of retaining his...