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 ...

Isner crashes out of ASB Classic - Otago Daily Times

The upsets continue at the Auckland Classic tennis event, with second-seeded American John Isner losing to compatriot Steve Johnson in three sets. Isner had said he was playing with house money after coming within a whisker of defeat on Wednesday, and ...

Tennis updates: Another big name knocked out of ASB Classic - New Zealand Herald

Second seed John Isner is the latest big name casualty of the ASB Classic after falling to his American compatriot Steve Johnson in today's quarterfinals. Isner won his place in the final eight after triumphing over Malek Jaziri in third-set tiebreak ...

Marcos Baghdatis advances to quarter-finals of ASB tennis Classic - Radio Sport

Marcos Baghdatis is crediting his patience for his advancement to the quarter-finals of the ASB tennis Classic in Auckland. The former Australian Open finalist has come from a set down to beat German Dustin Brown in the second round. He knows he had to ...

Jack Sock through to quarter-finals at ASB tennis Classic - Radio Sport

American Jack Sock has prevailed over compatriot Ryan Harrison to win through to the quarter-finals at the ASB tennis Classic in Auckland. The fourth seed has claimed a 7-6 4-6 6-1 victory to win through to a final eight match up against Jeremy Chardy.

Isner has nothing to lose in ASB Classic - SBS

No.2 seed John Isner enters the ASB Classic quarters in Auckland with nothing to lose after barely surviving a three set scare against Tunisian Malek Jaziri. Source: AAP. 12 Jan 2017 - 6:52 AM UPDATED 12 Jan 2017 - 6:52 AM ...

Taiwan's Lu Yen-hsun exits Auckland's ASB Classic - Taipei Times

Eugenie Bouchard celebrates her quarter-final win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the Apia International in Sydney yesterday. Photo: AFP. Injury and upsets hit the ATP Auckland Classic yesterday — while Taiwanese hope Lu Yen-hsun was eliminated ...

Tennis: 'I don't know the future': Forlorn David Ferrer bows out of ASB Classic - New Zealand Herald

It feels like the end of an era as four-time champion in Auckland beaten and refuses to contemplate future. Bemused third seed David Ferrer leaves the ASB Classic yesterday after being beaten 2-6, 6-4, 7-6(4) by Dutchman Robin Haase. Picture / Doug ...

Seeds tumble at Auckland Classic - Times of India

AUCKLAND: Injury and upsets hit the ATP Auckland Classic on Wednesday, with illness forcing out top seed Roberto Bautista Agut and David Ferrer's bid for a record fifth title ending with a whimper. Sixth seed Feliciano Lopez also conceded a walkover, ...

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 ...

Isner advances as big guns fall - Otago Daily Times

ASB Classic tournament directors can breathe a sigh of relief after American big-hitter John Isner survived a huge scare to win through to the quarterfinals. The No 2-seeded Isner beat Tunisian Malek Jaziri 6-3 3-6 7-6 (8-6) to ensure at least one of ...

ASB Classic: John Isner playing with 'house money' after early scare - Stuff.co.nz

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 ...

John Isner scrapes through to ASB Classic quarter-finals - TVNZ

American John Isner has progressed from the ASB Classic second round on a day where tournament favourites struggled. John Isner (USA). John Isner. Source: Photosport. Having already seen the departure of Spaniards Roberto Bautista-Agut and David ...

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 ...

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 7-6.

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.(AFP). Defending champion Roberto Bautista-Agut of Spain has withdrawn from the ATP Auckland Classic ...

Another one bites the dust! David Ferrer out of ASB Classic - TVNZ

The upsets just keep on coming at the ASB Classic, with tournament fan favourite David Ferrer eliminated in the second round by Dutchman Robin Haase. David Ferrer from Spain during Day 4 of the 2016 ASB Classic Mens. ASB Tennis. David Ferrer in ...

Tennis: American star Jack Sock takes up unusual role at ASB Classic - New Zealand Herald

American tennis star Jack Sock had an unusual role at the ASB Classic on Tuesday, taking the role of umpire for a charity tennis match. World No 23 Sock was in the chair for a match between representatives from two Auckland clubs, who were playing for ...

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.

Bumper schedule at the ASB Classic - New Zealand Herald

It's a bumper schedule at the ASB Classic today, with four former champions on centre court as well as two Kiwis facing each other in doubles. After the dramas of last week, where the weather ruined two days and some surprise results led to ...