FLORIAN MAYER RUMORS

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

Federer beats Mayer to set up semifinal with Thiem

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) Top-seeded Roger Federer cruised in the tiebreakers to beat German qualifier Florian Mayer 7-6 (2), 7-6 (1) for a place in the Mercedes Cup semifinals on Friday. Federer struggled in some parts of the match but was at his best when most needed. He saved a set point to force the second tiebreaker, and fired a powerful forehand to clinch the match. His next...
Via Associated Press
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Kohlschreiber, Mayer give Germany 2-0 lead v Spain

Philipp Kohlschreiber and Florian Mayer won their singles matches on Friday to give Germany a commanding 2-0 lead over Spain in the first round of the Davis Cup World Group. Kohlschreiber had little difficulty in defeating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 in 1 hour, 43 minutes. Kohlschreiber, the world No. 27, attacked from the start and won five games in a row to take the opening...
Via Associated Press
January 31, 2014  |  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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