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Marin Cilic is Still Getting Used to being a Grand Slam Champion

Marin Cilic (September 29, 2014) US Open champion Marin Cilic of Croatia opened his quest for the China open in Beijing on Monday with a struggled with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Chinese wild card, world No. 462 Bai Yan. Cilic who is three weeks removed form capturing his first major title said that he still getting used to being a Grand Slam winner. “Most of the guys at the top are dealing...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cilic, Ivanovic advance to China Open 2nd round

BEIJING (AP) Newly crowned U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic struggled at times with his consistency but held on to beat Chinese wildcard entry Bai Yan 6-3, 6-4 to move into the second round of the China Open on Monday. Cilic appeared rusty in his first match since winning his maiden Grand Slam title this month, missing on routine groundstrokes and only converting two of 10 break points...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Best Moments of the 2014 US Open

  The 2014 US Open was known for many surprises. While Serena Williams lived up to her reputation and claimed yet another Grand Slam title, over on the men’s side, Marin Cilic surprised us all by going all the way to the top. At just 25 years old, he managed to beat some of the world’s best recognised tennis stars including Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray, and has now cemented...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic Does Top 10 On Lettermen

The US Open Champion, Marin Cilic, went on The David Lettermen show Tuesday evening to deliver a hilarious version of Top 10. Have a look. The post Marin Cilic Does Top 10 On Lettermen appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic: An unlikely US Open winner

Kei Nishikori made it as far as the US Open finals before falling to Marin Cilic of Croatia In a bizarre twist of the men’s tennis world, Marin Cilic was crowned the 2014 US Open champion.  Everybody celebrates differently but after clenching his second match point Cilic ran into the stands to engage his box in a group hug.  He defeated the #10 seed Kei Nishikori 6-3,6-3,6-3...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Marin Cilic’s girlfriend Kristina Milkovic

Marin Cilic became a major winner for the first time in his career when he defeated Kei Nishikori in straight sets at the US Open Monday 6-3, 6-3, 6-3. He also is a winner when it comes to the WAG department. If you saw Cilic’s match against Nishikori on CBS, you may have seen the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Nishikori, Cilic meet in surprising US Open final

NEW YORK (AP) It is among the most unexpected championship matchups in Grand Slam tennis history: Kei (KAY) Nishikori against Marin Cilic (MAH-rin CHILL-ich) in the U.S. Open final. Neither is currently ranked in the top 10. Neither has previously played in a major final, let alone won one. When Japan's Nishikori faces Croatia's Cilic at Flushing Meadows on Monday, it will...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Marin Cilic Reaches First US Open Semi with Victory over Tomas Berdych

Marin Cilic (September 4, 2014) Last year Marin Cilic missed the US Open because he was suspended from the tour after testing positive for a banned stimulant. He said that took the unintentionally from a glucose tablet he purchased from a pharmacy. He tested positive for nikethamide after a match in Munich in May of 2013. This year the Croatian Cilic who is the 14th seed, is back...
Via Tennis Panorama
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cilic suspended 9 months for doping violation

Former top-10 player Marin Cilic has been suspended nine months for a doping violation. The International Tennis Federation said Monday that the suspension was back-dated to May 1, so Cilic will be able to return to the circuit Jan. 31. Cilic tested positive for nikethamide, a stimulant, in Munich. The ITF says an independent tribunal found that Cilic ingested the stimulant inadvertently...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Cilic wins Croatia Open final

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...
Via AP on Fox
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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