Bhupathi-Bopanna crash out of AEGON
It was a bad day in office for the Indians as the pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna, and Leander Paes and his new South African partner, Kevin Anderson crashed out of the AEGON Championships after losing their respective matches, here.sports Updated: Jun 17, 2012 00:41 IST
It was a bad day in office for the Indians as the pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna, and Leander Paes and his new South African partner, Kevin Anderson crashed out of the AEGON Championships after losing their respective matches, here.
While Bhupathi and Bopanna lost their quarterfinal match to Max Mirnyi of Belarus and Canada's Daniel Nestor, 7-6(7), 6-4, Paes and Anderson failed to clear the second-round hurdle, going down to the Serbian pair of Janko Tipsarevic and Nenad Zimonjic, 6-2, 4-6, 7-10.
Cilic sinks Querrey, enters Queen's final
Croatia's Marin Cilic booked his first appearance in the final at Queen's Club after defeating former champion Sam Querrey 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in the semi-finals on Saturday. Cilic is the first Croat to reach the Queen's final since Ivo Karlovic in 2005.
Federer, Haas in Halle final
Five-time champion Roger Federer will face "mystified" German Tommy Haas in the final of the ATP grasscourt tournament after the two tour veterans clinched straight-sets semi-finals wins on Saturday.
Federer reached the Halle final for the seventh time after a 6-1, 6-4 victory against unseeded Russian Mikhail Youzhny.
Wildcard Haas, a former world number two, defeated compatriot Philipp Kohlschreiber, the quarter-final conqueror of Rafael Nadal, 7-6 (7/5), 7-5, and admitted later it was a mystery how he managed to reach the final.
Second title in a row for Vardhan
Bangalore: Second seed Vishnu Vardhan claimed his second successive title when he defeated top seed Ti-Chen 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 in a rain-hit final of the $10,000 Toyota ITF Open here on Saturday. Vardhan had earlier won the title at Mysore last week. The tie was stopped by heavy showers which caused a delay with Vardhan leading 2-1.