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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
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Serena falls behind 5-0 in first set, but wins at China Open

BEIJING -- Serena Williams narrowly avoided a bagel against Spanish qualifier Silvia Soler-Espinosa, then won 13 of the next 15 games to pull out a 7-5, 6-2 victory Monday in the first round of the China Open. Williams looked lethargic and flat-footed at the start, dropping serve three times to fall behind 5-0 in only 15 minutes. She saved a set point in the next game and cruised...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Drops Out Of Top 10 World Rankings

Andy Murray, 27, has fallen out of the Top 10 World Rankings for the first time in six years following Marin Cilic’s majestic US Open triumph in New York, NY. Kei Nishikori - the US Open 2010 runner-up – and Cilic advance to eighth and ninth places respectively, pulling the talented Scot down into number eleven. Murray has a realistic shot to substantially build on his...
Via Overtime
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Open winner Cilic's hilarious 'Top Ten' list delves into the mind of a champion

U.S. Open men's winner Marin Cilic continued his whirlwind New York victory tour after the No. 14 seed emerged from the tennis woodwork to beat Kei Nishikori and nab his first Grand Slam title. We got to know a little bit more about the now No. 9-ranked 25-year-old as Cilic visited the "Late Show With David Letterman" at the Ed Sullivan Theater on Tuesday night to...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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!
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic: Winning U.S. Open completely 'life-changing'

After partying at a Manhattan nightclub until 5 a.m., then getting about three hours of sleep, Marin Cilic awoke Tuesday as a Grand Slam champion for the first time — and began enjoying the perks that come with winning the U.S. Open. The title, of course. And the shiny silver trophy. And the $3 million top prize, too. Plus the newfound celebrity status that put him in front of...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic calls US Open title 'life-changing'

NEW YORK (AP) U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic says a pep talk in the locker room from coach Goran Ivanisevic helped him stay relaxed in the final. Cilic says Tuesday that before he went on court for his 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kei Nishikori, Ivanisevic said to be sure to enjoy the title match - even if he was going to be incredibly nervous. Speaking to a small group of reporters...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

What we learned at US Open: New guys can win Slams

NEW YORK (AP) Suspended at this time in 2013, Marin Cilic showed at the 2014 U.S. Open that he could win a Grand Slam title. Kei Nishikori proved that he can come very close. And Cilic hopes the last 15 days made clear there are players that casual fans might not be familiar with who are capable of doing these things, too. ''It's, I feel, very inspirational for all the...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic And The Discovery Of Joy

It was not a day anyone who follows tennis — as fan or chronicler — expected to see two very long weeks ago, when the 2014 U.S. Open began. It was, however, a one-day window into the future of tennis… not next year or the year after that, but six years into the future, when this decade ends and the Holy Trinity of Men’s Tennis very likely rides into the sunset as a group...
Via Attacking The Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic And The Discovery Of Joy

It was not a day anyone who follows tennis — as fan or chronicler — expected to see two very long weeks ago, when the 2014 U.S. Open began. It was, however, a one-day window into the future of tennis… not next year or the year after that, but six years into the future, when this decade ends and the Holy Trinity of Men’s Tennis very likely rides into the sunset as a group...
Via Bloguin Best
21 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic beats Kei Nishikori in US Open for first Grand Slam title

NEW YORK (AP) Marin Cilic beats Kei Nishikori in US Open for first Grand Slam title.
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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