FLORIAN MAYER RUMORS

The Latest: Nadal advances at Melbourne with win over Mayer

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Latest on Tuesday at the Australian Open (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Five years after their last meeting, Rafael Nadal beat Florian Mayer 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in a first-round match at Melbourne Park. The pair last met on clay at Rome in 2012, when Nadal won in straight sets. Playing an afternoon match on Rod Laver Arena in 36 degree Celsius (97 Fahrenheit...
Via Associated Press
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Goffin beats Mayer to reach quarters of European Open

ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) Top-seeded David Goffin beat Florian Mayer of Germany 7-5, 6-4 to ensure a Belgian made it through to the quarterfinals of the European Open in Antwerp on Thursday. Goffin will next play Romanian qualifier Marius Copil, who ended the challenge of another Belgian, Steve Darcis, 7-6 (3), 6-2. Briton Kyle Edmund beat second-seeded Spanish veteran David Ferrer...
Via Associated Press
October 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Mayer beats Zverev to win Gerry Weber Open title

HALLE, Germany (AP) Florian Mayer beat Alexander Zverev 6-2, 5-7, 6-3 to win the Gerry Weber Open in an all-German final Sunday. The victory gave Mayer his second career title after Bucharest in 2011. The 32-year-old German missed nearly a year-and-a-half with an adductor tear and had dropped outside the top 200. He even considered retiring. Zverev is considered to be one of the...
Via Associated Press
June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Ball boy hit in the face at Australian Open

Germany’s Florian Mayer hit an errant backhand during Saturday’s match with David Ferrer that a ball in the face. It appears to be the same ball boy who nearly got hit during Rodger Federer and Alexander Kudryavtsev match. A true pro indeed. [The Big Lead] The post Ball boy hit in the face at Australian Open appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ball kid gets nailed in face with errant shot

They sure do make them tough in Australia!   Florian Mayer was returning the serve of David Ferrer and it ended up clocking a poor ball kid right in the face.  Ouch!  He took it like a champ though because it what felt like a millisecond he bounced back like it didn't even happen.  I'm gonna guess he has quite the nice shiner this morning though.
Via Onthegotennis
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray, returning from back surgery, upset by Mayer at Qatar Open

Third-seeded Andy Murray, playing in his first tournament since back surgery in late September, was upset by Florian Mayer of Germany 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 at the Qatar Open on Wednesday. Murray was leading 6-3, 3-0 when the 40th-ranked Mayer started to play more aggressively, going for winners on nearly every shot. Murray's lead evaporated as he only won three of the last 15 games in the...
Via Associated Press
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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