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Marcos Baghdatis advances, John Isner falls short at ASB Classic - The Press

Marcos Baghdatis has stormed into the semifinals of the ASB Classic, defeating 2015 champion Jiri Vesely 6-2 6-4. In the Cypriot's previous two matches he had to work hard for his victories, but this one came a lot easier, with the match over in 70 ...and more »

ASB Classic: John Isner playing with 'house money' after early scare - Independent Community Newspaper

Second-seed John Isner will approach the rest of the ASB Classic like he is playing with "house money" after surviving a huge scare from Tunisian journeyman Malek Jaziri. The 2010 and 2014 champion stopped the run of big-name departures on Wednesday ...and more »

ASB Classic heads into quarter-finals - Radio New Zealand

The quarter-final line-up at Auckland's ASB men's Tennis Classic has been confirmed following fourth seeded American Jack Sock's win over compatriot Ryan Harrison in last night's feature match. American tennis player Jack Sock. Photo: PHOTOSPORT ...and more »

Too many good matches causes problems at ASB Classic - Stuff.co.nz

ASB Classic tournament director Karl Budge had a different type of headache on Tuesday night to the one he had last week. The women's tournament went from one disappointment to another as the big names all went by the wayside. But on the Wednesday of ...and more »

Rubin Statham pushes Jiri Vesely in second life at Classic - Stuff.co.nz

Rubin Statham had one of his most remarkable days as a tennis professional on Wednesday. The New Zealand No 1 was told just before playing a doubles match the ASB Classic, that he'd be back on court later to take Roberto Bautista Agut's spot in the ...and more »

Bautista Agut pulls out of Auckland Classic - Sport24

Auckland - Top seed and defending champion Roberto Bautista Agut withdrew from the ATP Auckland Classic on Wednesday with a stomach virus, tournament organisers said. The Spaniard, currently ranked a career-high 13 in the world, had been due to face ...and more »

Robin Haase upsets David Ferrer to advance to ASB Classic quarter-finals - Newshub

Dutchman Robinn Haase has knocked the first big seed out of the ASB Classic by beating four-time champion David Ferrer in three sets. Unseeded Haase survived a scare in the first set on Wednesday afternoon to win through to the quarter finals 2-6 6-4 7 ...and more »

Roberto Bautista Agut pulls out of ATP Auckland Classic due to stomach virus - Hindustan Times

Defending champion Roberto Bautista-Agut of Spain has withdrawn from the ATP Auckland Classic without playing a match, citing a stomach virus. sports Updated: Jan 11, 2017 09:34 IST. AP Auckland, New Zealand. Defending champion Roberto Bautista-Agut of ...and more »

Isner Saves One Match Point In Auckland - ATP World Tour

Two-time champion John Isner fended off a match point to keep his hopes for a third Auckland title alive on Wednesday. The second seed outlasted No. 56 Malek Jaziri of Tunisia 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(6) at the ASB Classic. Jaziri had a match point at 6/5 on ...and more »

Kiwi Rubin Statham falls short of upset win at ASB Classic - TVNZ

Kiwi hopes of an ASB Classic winner have again been dashed, after Rubin Statham was eliminated for the second time by Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic. New Zealand's Rubin Statham. Source: Photosport. Statham, who was originally eliminated in the ...and more »