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...
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January 31, 2014
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.
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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.
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...
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January 01, 2014