MARIN CILIC RUMORS & GOSSIP
(May 1, 2013) In the battle of Croats, Ivan Dodig upset No. 2 seed Marin Cilic 6-4, 6-2 in the second round of the BMW Open in Munich on Wednesday. For Dodig, he has reached his third quarterfinal of the year. ATP World Tour 250 Munich, Germany (+2 hours GMT) 29 April-5 May, 2013 Surface: [...]
Ivan Dodig of Croatia ousted second-seeded countryman Marin Cilic 6-4, 6-2 in the second round of the BMW Open on Wednesday.
Dodig reached his third quarterfinals of the year at the expense of Cilic, who reached the final in 2010 and 2012.
Dodig also defeated the Russian two-time champion Nikolay Davydenko in the first round.
Also, Viktor Troicki of Serbia defeated Radek Stepanek...
(February 10, 2013) Top seed Croatian Marin Cilic needed only 67 minutes to dispose of Austria’s Jurgen Melzer 6-3, 6-1 to claim his third Zagreb indoors title on Sunday.
Cilic dominated from the start to finish in claiming his ninth career ATP World Tour title.
“Most of my game was working extremely well. My returns were really good and I had a read on almost all...
Marin Cilic became the first Croatian to win the Croatia Open in 22 years, defeating Marcel Granollers of Spain 6-4, 6-2 in Umag.
“It’s a real privilege to be among these champions,” said Cilic. “It was really special this week. I played great tennis and I was enjoying every moment in my matches. I’m really glad I won for my supporters, my team and myself.”
Marin Cilic became the first home player to win the Croatia Open in 22 years, beating Marcel Granollers of Spain 6-4, 6-2 in Sunday's final.
Cilic trailed 4-2 in the first set before winning nine games in a row to seize a commanding 5-0 lead in the second.
Granollers saved two match points before Cilic sealed the victory with a forehand winner.
Cilic is the first Croat to...
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July 13, 2012
Marin Cilic defeated Daniel Brands of Germany 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals of Croatia Open on Wednesday.
The second-seeded Croat was in control, hitting six aces and dropping serve only once. Brands wasted two break points for a 2-0 lead in the second set, and Cilic the won five games in a row.
Matthias Bachinger of Germany stopped seventh-seeded Martin Klizan of Sloavkia...
WIMBLEDON – In the second longest match in Wimbledon history, Croatian Marin Cilic, the 16th seed defeated unseeded American Sam Querrey 7 6, 6 4, 6 7, 6 7, 17 15 to move into the round of 16.
“Was mentally not easy, especially in that fifth set,” Cilic said. “I was serving for the match after that long of a match. I felt I had a lot of chances in that third,...
What is your passion outside of tennis?
I mean, it mostly depends on who I have company with, who is at the tournaments, but relax time - walking to different restaurants, walking a little bit around the city. It depends where I am in the hotel, but right now I am in Miami, I am in downtown so there was a little bit of a music festival going on so I went last night to have a look...
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Fourth-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia advanced to the second round of the St. Petersburg Open on Tuesday, while defending champion Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan made an early exit.
Kukushkin, who was looking for his second title, lost to Michael Berrer of Germany 6-1, 4-6, 6-4. Julien Benneteau of France also advanced with a straight-sets victory over Pere Riba of Spain, 6-2, 6...
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October 24, 2011