Novak Djokovic survives scare, tops Gilles Muller in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) Top-ranked Novak Djokovic survived a scare to beat Gilles Muller 7-5, 7-6 (3) on Wednesday in the Rogers Cup, his final event before the Rio Olympics. The Serbian star won the event that rotates between Toronto and Montreal in 2007, 2011 and 2012. Djokovic struggled against Muller in his first hard-court match since March, both with his serves and his short game. Ultimately...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

#ATPNewport Semifinal Saturday Wrap Up

It’s how you use it Saturday’s semifinals at the Tennis Hall of Fame Championships were both straight-set affairs. Gilles Muller soundly defeated Donald Young in the first match of the day, 6-3, 6-4. Following his loss, the American said he had “no rhythm” and could not get into any of Muller’s service games. In fact, he only won five points on Muller’s serve, only one...
Via Onthegotennis
13 days ago

Ivo Karlovic, Gilles Muller advance to Hall of Fame final

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) Second-seeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia and third-seeded Gilles Muller of Luxembourg advanced to the final of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championship with semifinal victories Saturday. The 6-foot-11 Karlovic reached his third consecutive final on Newport's grass courts, beating fourth-seeded Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 7-6 (3), 7-6 (6). Karlovic lost in the final...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

On The Go With Gilles Muller

What does it mean to represent your country in the Olympics?  It’s always nice to play in such a large event like the Olympics but let’s put it this way, it’s not as exciting as if it was for the first time but then I am very excited to be in the Olympic Village because last time in London it was very unfortunate that Wimbledon was so far away and I didn’t get a chance...
Via Onthegotennis
15 days ago

Muller, Cuevas advance to Nottingham Open semifinals

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) Gilles Muller of Luxembourg reached his second semifinal on grass in three weeks at the Nottingham Open on Thursday. Muller, serving superbly, aced Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 14 times in a 6-3, 6-4 win. He lost only three points off his first serve. In the short grass season, he has been runner-up in the Netherlands, and a quarterfinalist at Queen...
Via Associated Press
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Paire makes Chennai quarterfinals but Muller knocked out

CHENNAI, India (AP) Local wild card Ramkumar Ramanathan and Italian qualifier Thomas Fabbiano reached their first ATP quarterfinals at the Chennai Open on Thursday. Also, third-seeded Benoit Paire of France advanced but sixth-seeded Gilles Muller of Luxembourg was knocked out, by Fabbiano 6-4, 7-5 in the second round. Ramanathan, ranked 248th, won his only previous match on tour...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

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