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 quarterfinal since Stuttgart in 2012.
Youzhny, the 2012 Zagreb Indoors champion, was playing well until he lost his serve in the second set when he foot-faulted. Phau used the opportunity...
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February 05, 2014
As previously noted here at Laugh At Sports, if someone falls down during a sporting event and there is video of it, we will post it.Back on Thursday, one U.S. Open ball boy was just doing his job during a second round match Roger Federer and Bjorn Phau.As he went to retrieve a ball in the first set, he loses his footing and eats it in front of the entire crowd:
FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – No. 1 Roger Federer practiced his net game in defeating Germany’s Bjorn Phau on Thursday night at the US Open 6-2, 6-3, 6-2.
The Swiss won 32 points at the net and 23 points from the baseline over No. 83 Phau in the 90 minute match. In addition, Federer hit 15 aces.
“I don’t think it was a matter of him going more to the net or not,” Phau said. “The...
Results Tuesday from the Mercedes Cup played on outdoor clay at the Weissenhof Tennis Club:
Singles Men First Round Bjorn Phau, Germany, def. Martin Fischer, Austria, 6-3, 6-3.
Tobisa Kamke, Germany, def. Flavio Cipolla, Italy, 6-3, 6-4.
Thomaz Bellucci, Brazil, def. Robin Kern, Germany, 7-6 (3), 6-2.
Pavol Cervenak, Slovakia, def. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 6-1, 4-6, 6-1.
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July 10, 2012