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Tomic, Karlovic eliminated from Nastase Tiriac Trophy

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) Top-seeded Bernard Tomic was knocked out of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Thursday, losing to unseeded Robin Haase 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-3 in the second round. Second-seeded Ivo Karlovic was also eliminated. The big-serving Karlovic lost to unseeded Lucas Pouille 6-3, 6-4, converting only one of his four break points and getting broken three times. Haase will...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

The coach of a top-ranked tennis player was arrested on suspicion of murder

The tennis world was rocked Thursday after a coach for one of the more well-known players on the men's tour was arrested in connection with the murder of 42-year-old Koen Everink, a Dutch millionaire businessman.Mark De Jong, the coach for world No. 59 Robin Haase, was arrested on suspicion of murder Thursday by Dutch authorities at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, according to a report...
Via Fox Sports
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

The shocking murder that’s rocked the tennis world

The coach of a top tennis player has been arrested on suspicion of murder in a story that is sending shockwaves through the sport. Mark de Jong, the coach of Dutch tennis player Robin Haase, was put under arrest after they both landed in Amsterdam on Thursday morning. The Telegraph described a sense of disbelief among players as...
Via New York Post
March 25, 2016

Eugenie Bouchard beat Risa Ozaki at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) Eugenie Bouchard beat Japanese qualifier Risa Ozaki 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday night to close out first-round women's play in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Bouchard, a 22-year-old Canadian who is trying to recapture the form that carried her to No. 5 in the world late in 2014, battled with her own inconsistency throughout the...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Teenagers shine as tournament heats up at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) Teenagers Frances Tiafoe and Brona Coric grabbed the center-court spotlight when the men joined the women for first-round play Thursday in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Tiafoe outlasted Taylor Fritz 3-6, 6-2, 3-6, in a battle of 18-year-old Americans, and Coric, a 19-year-old Croatian, beat Lucas Pouille of France 6-2, 7-5. ...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Goffin and Paire reach 2nd round at Open 13

MARSEILLE, France (AP) Sixth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium breezed past South Korean Chung Hyeon 6-3, 6-1 to reach the second round of the Open 13 on Monday. Eighth-seeded Benoit Paire also advanced with a 6-4, 7-5 defeat of Simone Bolelli. Paire, one of the 10 Frenchmen competing in the singles draw in Marseille, converted four of 16 break points. He next plays either Nicolas...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Groth beats Donaldson in 1st round of Winston-Salem Open

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Australia's Sam Groth beat American Jared Donaldson on Sunday night in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open. Groth won 6-7, 7-6 (8), 7-6 (5) to advance to face 13th-seeded American Steve Johnson in the second round. South Korea's Chung Hyeon also advanced, beating Britain's James Ward, 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-3. Taiwan's Yen-hsun Lu beat Robin Haase of the...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Austrian wild card Novak defeats Bedene at Generali Open

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) Austrian wild-card entry Dennis Novak rallied to beat Aljaz Bedene of Britain 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-1 in the opening round of the Generali Open on Monday. It was the first win at ATP level for the 256th-ranked Novak, who will play third-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy in the second round. Diego Schwartzmann of Argentina defeated the eighth-seeded Albert Ramos-Vinolas...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

All 8 seeds advance to Swiss Open quarterfinals

GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) All eight seeds have reached the Swiss Open quarterfinals, making the clay-court tournament the first on the ATP circuit to achieve that feat in six years. Sixth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal saved three match points to preserve the record on Thursday, going on to beat Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 6-7 (6), 6-3, 7-6 (4). The last tournament where the quarterfinals...
Via AP on Fox
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray coasts to straight-set win over Haase at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) This was more like a gentle workout than a Grand Slam match for Andy Murray. Bidding for his second Wimbledon title in three years, the third-seeded Murray was barely tested Thursday as he swept past an ineffective Robin Haase of the Netherlands 6-1, 6-1, 6-4 on Court 1 to advance to the third round at the All England Club. It took Murray only 1 hour, 27 minutes to dispatch...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Karlovic uses powerful ace to reach quarterfinals at Topshelf Open

S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands -- Fifth-seeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia smacked 25 aces as he beat Tatsuma Ito of Japan 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) to reach the Topshelf Open quarterfinals on Wednesday. There, he'll face local favorite Robin Haase, who beat seventh-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain 7-6 (4), 6-3. Verdasco had 10 aces, but lost the only service game of the second-round match. In...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Big-serving Karlovic reaches quarterfinals at Topshelf Open

S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands (AP) Fifth-seeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia smacked 25 aces as he beat Tatsuma Ito of Japan 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) to reach the Topshelf Open quarterfinals on Wednesday. There, he'll face local favorite Robin Haase, who beat seventh-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain 7-6 (4), 6-3. Verdasco had 10 aces, but lost the only service game of the second-round match...
Via AP on Fox
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Bouchard starts grass season with loss at Topshelf Open

S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands (AP) Back on her favorite surface, top-seeded Eugenie Bouchard lost in the first round at the Topshelf Open on Tuesday. Bouchard, who last year became the first Canadian to reach a Grand Slam singles final at Wimbledon, was beaten by by Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 6-4, 1-6, 6-4. Bouchard reached three consecutive Grand Slam semifinals last year...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Robin Haase beats top-seeded Feliciano Lopez at Estoril Open

ESTORIL, Portugal (AP) Dutchman Robin Haase saved two match points as he came from behind to beat top-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4 in the second round of the Estoril Open on Wednesday. Lopez, who had a bye in the first round, hit 10 aces on the clay court but was broken four times by Haase. Haase will face a quarterfinal against the winner of the match between...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Robin Haase tops Ricardas Berankis to reach 2nd round of Estoril Open

  Robin Haase of the Netherlands beat Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-4 Monday in the first round of the Estoril Open. Haase will next face top-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain, who has a bye into the second round at the clay-court tournament. Unseeded Borna Coric of Croatia created the first upset of the event by beating sixth-seeded Jeremy Chardy of France 6-2, 6...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Haase beats Berankis to reach 2nd round of Estoril Open

ESTORIL, Portugal (AP) Robin Haase of the Netherlands beat Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-4 Monday in the first round of the Estoril Open. Haase will next face top-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain, who has a bye into the second round at the clay-court tournament. Unseeded Borna Coric of Croatia created the first upset of the event by beating sixth-seeded Jeremy Chardy...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

6th-seeded Haider-Maurer and qualifier De Greef reach 2nd rd

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) Sixth-seeded Andreas Haider-Maurer advanced to the second round of the Grand Prix Hassan II tournament Tuesday with a 6-2, 6-7 (0), 7-6 (5) win against Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff, while Belgian qualifier Arthur De Greef also progressed after beating eighth-seeded Argentine Diego Schwartzman 4-6, 7-5, 6-4. Although Struff had 15 aces compared to five for...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Instagram Birthday Greetings

As we all know, social media has really made an impact in pro tennis (among other places) and it's apparently become a great way to keep track of your favorite players' birthdays. Within 24 hours these two posts popped up Instagram. I don't know about you but I didn't remember it was Stan's birthday - and his 30th to boot. Thankfully the fine ATP World Tour folks were keeping track...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The WTA Carries The Day

Sometimes, it’s hard to tell whether the women or the men are carrying the run of play at a major tennis tournament. Not this time. Not in New York. Not at the 2014 United States Open. The women have ruled the Big Apple in the first of the two weeks at the Billie Jean King USTA National Tennis Center. Andy Murray and Robin Haase might have provided drama, but it was drama richly...
Via Attacking The Net
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray moves easily into US Open third round

NEW YORK (AP) Cramp-free on a cool summer's night, Andy Murray moved easily into the third round of the U.S. Open on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Matthias Bachinger. The eighth-seeded Murray, who battled cramps in his hamstring, shoulder and arm during a four-set win over Robin Haase in the heat of the day Monday, showed no such trouble on a crisp, 75-degree night...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray grits through cramps to win at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) -- Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open. Murray outlasted Robin Haase 6-3, 7-6 (6), 1-6, 7-5 in the first round Monday during an afternoon that was hot but not particularly humid. He was mystified that the cramps came on so early -- at the start of the...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray grits through cramps to win at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) -- Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open. Murray outlasted Robin Haase 6-3, 7-6 (6), 1-6, 7-5 in the first round Monday during an afternoon that was hot but not particularly humid. He was mystified that the cramps came on so early -- at the start of the...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday's Sports In Brief

TENNIS NEW YORK (AP) Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to outlast Robin Haase 6-3, 7-6 (6), 1-6, 7-5 in the first round of the U.S. Open during an afternoon that was hot but not particularly humid. Murray was twice down a break in the fourth set, but the 70th-ranked Haase unraveled with...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Battles Cramps, Advances At U.S. Open

NEW YORK — It looked like an easy match for Andy Murray on Monday, as the eight-seeded veteran faced Robin Haase in the first round of the U.S. Open. After blowing by the first two sets 6-3 7-6 (8-6), the man who won the event two years ago suddenly found another obstacle to face. His […]
Via Full Scale Sports
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bradley Klahn downs Noah Rubin in Winston-Salem Open

  Former NCAA champion Bradley Klahn beat Wake Forest freshman Noah Rubin 6-2, 0-6, 7-6 (5) in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open on Sunday night. Klahn, who won the 2010 title at Stanford, will face top-seeded John Isner in the second round. The 18-year-old Rubin, the Wimbledon boys junior winner this summer, had received a wild card into the main draw Last Sunday, Rubin...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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