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Cilic and Pavlyuchenkova Net Moscow Titles

Marin Cilic (October 19, 2014) U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic won the Kremlin Cup on Sunday in Moscow defeating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 6-4 for his 13th ATP World Tour title of his career and his fourth tournament win of the season. “After winning such a big tournament as a Grand Slam you have a lot of emotions and it’s important to bounce back and keep going,” said the...
Via Tennis Panorama
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic qualifies for tennis’ final event

Marin Cilic of Croatia has successfully qualified for the 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals Marin Cilic, the 2014 US Open winner became the 5th player to qualify for Barclays ATP World Tour Final. He will join Roger Federer, Stanislas Wawrinka, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal at the O2 arena in London from Nov. 9-16. The young Croatian will be making his debut appearance at the...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open champ Cilic downs Robredo to reach Moscow semi

  U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic reached the semifinals of the Kremlin Cup on Friday by beating Tommy Robredo 6-3, 6-3. Cilic is looking to reach his fifth final of the year and the Croatian will face Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan, who upset seventh-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia 1-6, 7-6 (5), 6-0. Cilic said he played much better than in his three-set win against qualifier...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cilic downs Robredo to reach Moscow semi

MOSCOW (AP) U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic reached the semifinals of the Kremlin Cup on Friday by beating Tommy Robredo 6-3, 6-3. Cilic is looking to reach his fifth final of the year and the Croatian will face Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan, who upset seventh-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia 1-6, 7-6 (5), 6-0. In the other semifinal, third-seeded Latvian Ernests Gulbis meets Spain...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cilic grinds out Kremlin Cup win over Donskoy in Moscow

  U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic reached the quarterfinals of the Kremlin Cup after grinding out a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory over Russian wild card entrant Evgeny Donskoy on Wednesday. The second-seeded Croatian struggled at times on his way to victory in 1 hour 52 minutes, his first match of the tournament after receiving a first-round bye. He next faces either sixth-seeded Tommy Robredo...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavlyuchenkova opens with a win, Cilic advances at Kremlin Cup

  Fifth-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova started her Kremlin Cup campaign with a win on Tuesday, beating 16-year-old Croatian Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-4. Pavlyuchenkova, the world No. 30, will now meet either Alison Riske of the United States or fellow Russian Daria Kasatkina, a wild card entrant, in the second round. "It's hard to start your first match at a tournament, especially...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Can Break Through In 2015 In Men’s Tennis?

While men’s tennis has been largely dominated by four men over the past decade, there were signs this year that other players are beginning to make a mark as far as the top level of the game is concerned. Both Stan Wawrinka and Marin Cilic won Grand Slam tournaments in 2014 and they were not the only ones to make a serious impact on the men’s tennis scene. With Rafael Nadal constantly...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cilic loses to Karlovic at Shanghai Masters

SHANGHAI (AP) U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic was eliminated in the first round of the Shanghai Masters, losing to Ivo Karlovic 7-5, 2-6, 7-6 (2) Monday. Karlovic had 20 aces and won 85 percent of points on his first serve to prevent Cilic from securing his spot at the ATP finals in London. Cilic is in the sixth spot for the eight-man field, with several players not far behind as...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Final Push to London Starts in Asia

Tomas Berdych By Abigail Hinto (September 30, 2014) BEIJING, CHINA – It’s a tight race to the season-ending World Tour Finals in London with 3 more slots remaining (Stan Wawrinka and Marin Cilic are almost guaranteed in as grand slam champions and are 4th and 5th in the race respectively) and 6 players with a little over 500 race points separating No. 6 Kei Nishikori to No. 11...
Via Tennis Panorama
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic is Still Getting Used to being a Grand Slam Champion

Marin Cilic (September 29, 2014) US Open champion Marin Cilic of Croatia opened his quest for the China open in Beijing on Monday with a struggled with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Chinese wild card, world No. 462 Bai Yan. Cilic who is three weeks removed form capturing his first major title said that he still getting used to being a Grand Slam winner. “Most of the guys at the top are dealing...
Via Tennis Panorama
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cilic, Ivanovic advance to China Open 2nd round

BEIJING (AP) Newly crowned U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic struggled at times with his consistency but held on to beat Chinese wildcard entry Bai Yan 6-3, 6-4 to move into the second round of the China Open on Monday. Cilic appeared rusty in his first match since winning his maiden Grand Slam title this month, missing on routine groundstrokes and only converting two of 10 break points...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Best Moments of the 2014 US Open

  The 2014 US Open was known for many surprises. While Serena Williams lived up to her reputation and claimed yet another Grand Slam title, over on the men’s side, Marin Cilic surprised us all by going all the way to the top. At just 25 years old, he managed to beat some of the world’s best recognised tennis stars including Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray, and has now cemented...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic Does Top 10 On Lettermen

The US Open Champion, Marin Cilic, went on The David Lettermen show Tuesday evening to deliver a hilarious version of Top 10. Have a look. The post Marin Cilic Does Top 10 On Lettermen appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cilic goes to the HEAD of the class

Marin Cilic is probably having a better day than most people - being the new U.S. Open Men's Singles winner...
Via Tennis Identity
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Serves them right: Serena Williams, Marin Cilic, and their US Open titles

It’s great to finally be settling into our new digs in LA! The cross-country road trip to get here was spectacular. If you ever get the chance to do it, I highly recommend taking the trip. There are some really mind-numbing spots along the way (I MEAN ALL THAT CORN THOUGH), but overall it's an unforgettable experience.The varied landscapes that make up America are truly breathtaking...
Via Down the Line!
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic Defeats Kei Nishikori In Straight Sets To Win U.S. Open

NEW YORK — Unable to play in the U.S. Open a year ago because of a doping suspension, Marin Cilic is now the tournament’s champion. Croatia’s Cilic won his first Grand Slam title by beating Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 on Monday at Flushing Meadows, using 17 aces – including four in one game – and the same powerful groundstrokes that helped him eliminate Roger...
Via NESN.com
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic: An unlikely US Open winner

Kei Nishikori made it as far as the US Open finals before falling to Marin Cilic of Croatia In a bizarre twist of the men’s tennis world, Marin Cilic was crowned the 2014 US Open champion.  Everybody celebrates differently but after clenching his second match point Cilic ran into the stands to engage his box in a group hug.  He defeated the #10 seed Kei Nishikori 6-3,6-3,6-3...
Via isportsweb.com
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet Marin Cilic’s girlfriend Kristina Milkovic

Marin Cilic became a major winner for the first time in his career when he defeated Kei Nishikori in straight sets at the US Open Monday 6-3, 6-3, 6-3. He also is a winner when it comes to the WAG department. If you saw Cilic’s match against Nishikori on CBS, you may have seen the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic Beats Kei Nishikori for US Open Title for First Major

  #454987904 / gettyimages.com (September 8, 2014) Fourteenth seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia won his first major title by beating tenth seed Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 on Monday in the US Open final. The Croat dominated the match throughout hitting 17 aces and 38 winners during the less than two-hour match Both players were making their Grand Slam final debuts. The last...
Via Tennis Panorama
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic wins U.S. Open for first-ever Grand Slam title

Marin Cilic looked like a guy who's been here before. The 14th-seeded Croatian, playing in his first ever Grand Slam final, cruised past Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 on Monday to win the U.S. Open in a match that signalled a potential changing of the guard in men's tennis. The tall, heavy-hitting Cilic dominated from the start and never looked back against Nishikori, who was...
Via Fox Sports
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cilic wins 1st set vs Nishikori in US Open final

NEW YORK (AP) Marin Cilic overpowered Kei Nishikori to win the first set 6-3 in a U.S. Open men's title match between two first-time Grand Slam finalists. Japan's Nishikori is trying to become the first man from Asia to win a major singles championship. Cilic would be the second Croat, joining his coach, 2001 Wimbledon winner Goran Ivanisevic. Monday's match is the first...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Open: Kei Nishikori, Marin Cilic to meet in unexpected men's final matchup

NEW YORK -- It is among the most unexpected championship matchups in Grand Slam tennis history: Kei Nishikori against Marin Cilic in the U.S. Open final. Neither is currently ranked in the top 10. Neither has previously played in a major final, let alone won one. "If somebody told you `a Nishikori-Cilic final at the U.S. Open,' three weeks ago, you would look at them like...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Nishikori, Cilic meet in surprising US Open final

NEW YORK (AP) It is among the most unexpected championship matchups in Grand Slam tennis history: Kei (KAY) Nishikori against Marin Cilic (MAH-rin CHILL-ich) in the U.S. Open final. Neither is currently ranked in the top 10. Neither has previously played in a major final, let alone won one. When Japan's Nishikori faces Croatia's Cilic at Flushing Meadows on Monday, it will...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

A Performance for the Ages: Marin Cilic upsets Roger Federer at the US Open

One has to wonder what was going through Roger Federer’s mind when Kei Nishikori completed his improbable upset of top-ranked Novak Djokovic on a blistering hot Saturday afternoon at the US Open. Roger’s biggest obstacle to an impossible 18th major title seemed to have just been removed from his path. Federer had never lost against his semifinal opponent Marin Cilic in five tries...
Via Bloguin Best
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

A Performance for the Ages: Marin Cilic upsets Roger Federer at the US Open

One has to wonder what was going through Roger Federer’s mind when Kei Nishikori completed his improbable upset of top-ranked Novak Djokovic on a blistering hot Saturday afternoon at the US Open. Roger’s biggest obstacle to an impossible 18th major title seemed to have just been removed from his path. Federer had never lost against his semifinal opponent Marin Cilic in five tries...
Via Attacking The Net
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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