Jürgen Melzer

An Opportunity Lost: The Gospel According To Rafa

WASHINGTON/LONDON, November 22, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Not long after second seed Rafael Nadal failed in his quest to reach the championship round of the Nitto ATP Finals, losing to No. 4 seed Daniil Medvedev, 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3, in the […]

Thiem Storms Into Kitzbühel Semi-Finals

KITZBÜHEL, August 1, 2019 Dominic Thiem gave the home crowd something to cheer about on quarterfinals Thursday at the Generali Open Kitzbühel by defeating Pablo Andujar from Spain 7-6(4), 6-4. In front of 5,600 spectators on a packed Centre Court, […]

Kukushkin Stuns Dimitrov In Vienna

VIENNA, October 24, 2018 Mikhail Kukushkin headlined Wednesday’s first round action at the Erste Bank Open 500. The qualifer from Kazakhstan upset No. 3 seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. Kukushkin outpointed his opponent 110-98 after two hours […]

Schwartzman Falls In Second Round In Bastad

BASTAD, July 18, 2018 Simone Bolelli upset top seed Diego Schwartzman 7-6(8), 6-3 in the second round of the SkiStar Swedish Open. The Italian qualifier recovered from 2-5 down in the first set and saved set points, winning 54 per […]

Ruud Wins Battle Of The Young Guns In Bastad Opener

BASTAD, July 16, 2018 Two #NextGenATP players headlined Monday’s first round action at the SkiStar Swedish Open in Bastad. Norwegian teenager Casper Ruud emerged victorious from the battle of the wild card entries with Spaniard Jaume Munar 6-7(7), 6-4, 6-0. […]

Quarterfinals At Surbiton Trophy Are Set

SURBITON, June 8, 2018 The top seed of the Fuzion 100 Surbiton Trophy, Jeremy Chardy, needed just 71 minutes to find a way past German qualifier Daniel Brands 7-6(3), 6-3 and set up a quarterfinal clash with 2015 Surbiton finalist […]

Barcelona Open Kicks Off With Qualifying

BARCELONA, April 21, 2018 The 66th edition of the Barcelona Banc Sabadell, Trofeo Conde de Godo, kicked off on Saturday with the qualifying. The top five seeds advanced to the second round. No. 1 favourite Bjorn Fratangelo defeated Alessandro Giannessi […]

Melzer Loses To Cecchinato In Comeback Match In Marbella

MARBELLA, March 27, 2018 Marco Cecchinato emerged victorious from the first round clash with Austrian veteran Jürgen Melzer at the inaugural €43,000 Casino Admiral Trophy held on clay courts at the Puente Romano Beach Resort and Spa in Marbella. No. 3 seed […]