© Getty Images Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan is one of the few tennis pros that wears sunglasses on court. Why? The general belief is that...
(October 23, 2013) Roger Federer survived a scare from world No. 48 Denis Istomin in Basel on Wednesday and pulled through with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win.
No. 7 Federer saw his chances of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals in London improve when Richard Gasquet lost 6-4, 6-2 to his fellow Frenchman Michael Llodra in a first round match. Federer is currently 6th in the Race to...
Andy Murray battled his way past Denis Istomin and into the quarter-finals of the US Open. It was not a totally convincing performance from the defending champion, who again made a slow start, but he did what he had to do to come through 6-7 (5/7) 6-1 6-4 6-4.
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(March 9, 2013) Roger Federer began defense of his BNP Paribas Open title by defeating Russia’s Denis Istomin 6-2, 6-3 in the second tound on Saturday. Federer is going for his fifth Indian Wells title. The Swiss was dominant with his serve, winning 96 percent of his first serve points, losing only lost just four [...]
Second-seeded Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan was eliminated in the first round of the St. Petersburg Open, losing to Lukasz Kubot of Poland 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 Wednesday.
Eighth-seeded Jurgen Zopp of Estonia advanced to the second round when Russian qualifier Andrey Kumantsov, trailing 6-3, 5-3, retired because of dizziness.
Igor Andreev of Russia, who was scheduled to face Sergiy Stakhovsky...
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September 17, 2012
Denis Istomin became the first player from Uzbekistan to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament on Friday, beating Alejandro Falla of Colombia 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (5) at Wimbledon.
Both players were trying to become the first man from their country to advance to the round of 16 at Wimbledon, and Istomin prevailed by hitting 16 aces and 44 winners, breaking Falla twice...
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June 29, 2012
by Lindsay Gibbs
I first took note of Denis Istomin a year an a half ago at the 2010 Legg Mason Tennis Classic. I was perusing the small outer courts with a friend when we came across the Uzbekistani engrossed in a practice session. With no other spectators in sight, we stood there for an awkward amount of time watching in a trance-like state as the tall blonde (that we only semi...
Denis Istomin talks with the press after defeating Andy Roddick 6-2, 6-4 at the SAP Open on February 17, 2012.
After barely scraping through his last match at the SAP Open, in which he rolled his ankle midway through the second set, fans were left with questions about whether Andy Roddick would be able to bring his best tennis to his quarterfinal against Denis Istomin. After a thoroughly lopsided match in which the former world number one came up short in almost every area of his game...
Results from Davis Cup Asia-Oceania qualifying between New Zealand and Uzbekistan on indoor hard courts at the TECT Arena:
Uzbekistan 3, New Zealand 0 Saturday Doubles Denis Istomin and Farrukh Dustov, Uzbekistan, def. Michael Venus and Dan King-Turner, New Zealand, 6-4, 7-6 (3), 6-1.
Friday Singles Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, def. Rubin Statham, New Zealand, 6-1, 6-1, 6-3.
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February 10, 2012