Rafael Nadal Makes Quick Work of Denis Istomin

(March 24, 2014) Rafael Nadal may have received a warning for slow play, but he made quick work of disposing of Denis Istomin 6-1, 6-0 in 59 minutes to reach the fourth round of the Sony Open on Monday. “I played a very complete match,” the world No. 1 said.  “Talking about the things that you can do well in the tennis court, today I think I did the most ‑‑ not every...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Focus ON sunglasses for tennis. Why you should wear them.

© Getty Images Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan is one of the few tennis pros that wears sunglasses on court. Why? The general belief is that...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Battles Through Istomin Into Quarterfinals in New York

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. Related posts: Andy Murray Fierce In Win Over Berdych At ATP Tour Finals British Star Andy Murray Cruises Past Mayer Into...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Federer Dominates Istomin in Second Round of the BNP Paribas Open

(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 [...]
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 2 seed Istomin falls in Russia

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  |  Discuss

Istomin 1st Uzbeki to reach Wimbledon 4th round

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  |  Discuss

10 things you should know about Denis Istomin

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...
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February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Denis Istomin SAP Open Quarterfinal Press Conference

Denis Istomin talks with the press after defeating Andy Roddick 6-2, 6-4 at the SAP Open on February 17, 2012.
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February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

SAP Open: Istomin Upsets Roddick in Quarterfinal

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...
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February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Uzbekistan 3, New Zealand 0

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. Farrukh...
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February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

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