JURGEN MELZER RUMORS

Jurgen Melzer upsets Bautista Agut to advance in Vienna

VIENNA (AP) Two-time former champion Jurgen Melzer upset fourth-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3, 7-5 in the first round of the Erste Bank Open on Tuesday. The Austrian, who has dropped to 417th after a five-month layoff following shoulder surgery, played only his sixth match of the season at ATP level. In front of a home crowd of 7,500, Melzer broke the 14th-ranked Bautista...
Via Associated Press
October 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Melzer out for 9 months after surgery, will miss Rio Olympics

VIENNA -- Jurgen Melzer says he will be out for nine months and miss the 2016 Rio Olympics following surgery on his left shoulder.The formerly eighth-ranked Melzer, who hasn't played since the U.S. Open, has been struggling for years with persistent shoulder problems.The 34-year-old lefthander, who was planning to play doubles at the Rio Games, says on his Facebook page on Friday...
Via Associated Press
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Erste Bank Open: Former champion Melzer beats Gombos in Vienna

  Two-time former champion Jurgen Melzer came from a set and a service break down to defeat Norbert Gombos of Slovakia 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Tuesday at the Erste Bank Open. The Austrian, a former No. 8 who won the event in 2009 and 2010, was broken in the opening game of the second set by Gombos, who was making his ATP Tour debut. But Melzer gained control of the match after immediately...
Via Associated Press
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Austria's Melzer pulls out of Australian Open with shoulder injury

Jurgen Melzer has pulled out of this month's Australian Open because of a persistent left shoulder injury. The 27th-ranked Austrian underwent surgery on a torn tendon in October and needs more time to recover, the Austria Press Agency reports on Saturday. Melzer hasn't played since losing to Kei Nishikori in the second round at Shanghai in early October. Having risen as high as...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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