Jarkko Nieminen

Lleyton Hewitt`s Wimbledon career ends

Lleyton Hewitt`s Wimbledon career ends

Lleyton Hewitt, the 2002 champion, finally said farewell to Wimbledon on Monday as he bowed out of the men`s and mixed doubles.

Jul 07, 2015, 09:24 AM IST
Lleyton Hewitt hanging tough in Wimbledon last waltz

Lleyton Hewitt hanging tough in Wimbledon last waltz

Lleyton Hewitt prolonged his Wimbledon swansong the hard way on Thursday as he and fellow Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis came back from two sets down to stay alive in the men`s doubles.

Jul 02, 2015, 21:42 PM IST
Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova breeze as Wimbledon endures record heat on day 3

Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova breeze as Wimbledon endures record heat on day 3

Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova breezed through at a sweltering Wimbledon on Wednesday where temperatures soared to a record 35.7 degrees while injury-plagued Japanese star Kei Nishikori was forced to withdraw.

Jul 01, 2015, 21:19 PM IST
No tears as Lleyton Hewitt says farewell to Wimbledon

No tears as Lleyton Hewitt says farewell to Wimbledon

Lleyton Hewitt admitted he just managed to hold back the tears as the former Wimbledon champion`s swansong ended in a frustrating five-set defeat against Jarkko Nieminen on Monday.

Jun 30, 2015, 09:29 AM IST
Lleyton Hewitt`s Wimbledon farewell ends in defeat

Lleyton Hewitt`s Wimbledon farewell ends in defeat

Lleyton Hewitt`s Wimbledon farewell ended in an agonising defeat as Finland`s Jarkko Nieminen out-lasted the 2002 champion 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-0, 11-9 in a thrilling first round clash on Monday.

Jun 29, 2015, 23:02 PM IST
Australian stalwart Lleyton Hewitt set for Wimbledon farewell

Australian stalwart Lleyton Hewitt set for Wimbledon farewell

 Lleyton Hewitt, Australia's flagbearer in world tennis for almost two decades, makes what could be his final appearance at the All England Club on Monday following his announcement that this year's Wimbledon tournament would be his last.

Jun 29, 2015, 16:50 PM IST
French Open: Novak Djokovic sees off Jarkko Nieminen in entertaining opener

French Open: Novak Djokovic sees off Jarkko Nieminen in entertaining opener

Tournament favourite Novak Djokovic beat Finnish veteran Jarkko Nieminen 6-2 7-5 6-2 on Tuesday, kicking off his quest for a first ever Paris trophy to add to his eight other grand slams.

May 26, 2015, 23:41 PM IST
Stan Wawrinka happy to be flying under the radar

Stan Wawrinka happy to be flying under the radar

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka says he`s quite happy flying under the radar after easing into the fourth round at the Australian Open on Saturday, nominating Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal as title favourites.

Jan 24, 2015, 13:27 PM IST
Australian Open: Defending champion Stan Wawrinka into last 16

Australian Open: Defending champion Stan Wawrinka into last 16

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka reached the fourth round of the Australian Open with a straight sets win over Finland`s Jarkko Nieminen on Saturday.

Jan 24, 2015, 12:29 PM IST
Defending champion Stan Wawrinka battles into third round

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka battles into third round

Swiss defending champion Stan Wawrinka was taken to two tiebreak sets before downing Romania`s Marius Copil to reach the third round at the Australian Open on Thursday.

Jan 22, 2015, 12:08 PM IST
Inspired Kei Nishikori ready for London ATP final

Inspired Kei Nishikori ready for London ATP final

Kei Nishikori will take his growing confidence on court into the concluding weeks of the ATP season, with hopes of becoming the first Asian man to qualify for the eight-man final in November.

Sep 30, 2014, 13:25 PM IST
Kei Nishikori reaches Malaysian Open final

Kei Nishikori reaches Malaysian Open final

 Top seed Kei Nishikori fought to beat Finland`s Jarkko Nieminen 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 on Saturday to make it into his first Malaysian Open final.

Sep 27, 2014, 17:37 PM IST

Garcia-Lopez and Nieminen advance at Winston-Salem

Spain`s Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and Jarkko Nieminen, of Finland, won their second round matches at the ATP Tour`s Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University on Monday.

Aug 19, 2014, 14:17 PM IST

Jarkko Nieminen beats Australia`s Bernard Tomic in record 28 minutes

Finland`s Jarkko Nieminen claimed the fastest ever ATP Tour win on Thursday by crushing Australian Bernard Tomic 6-0 6-1 in 28 minutes and 20 seconds to advance to the second round of the Sony Open.

Mar 21, 2014, 10:03 AM IST

Gasquet and Monfils serve up all French affair

Richard Gasquet and Gael Monfils won their respective semi-finals on Saturday to ensure the Open Sud ATP final in Montpellier will be an all-French affair.

Feb 09, 2014, 01:09 AM IST

Federer off to flying start in 2014

Roger Federer has made a confident start to his first Brisbane International with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Finland`s Jarkko Nieminen in his first match of 2014.

Jan 02, 2014, 15:17 PM IST

Refreshed Federer makes encouraging start to year

A refreshed Roger Federer`s clinical demolition of Jarkko Nieminen in his first match of 2014 suggested he could be a factor in the first major of the year.

Jan 01, 2014, 19:18 PM IST

Coaching greats good for the game, says Roger Federer

Roger Federer, who has taken on childhood hero Stefan Edberg as part of his team, thinks the recruitment of former great players as coaches will be good for tennis in the long term.

Dec 30, 2013, 16:15 PM IST

Monte Carlo Masters: Rafael Nadal dodges Dimitrov scare, Novak Djokovic cruises

Rafael Nadal survived one of his toughest claycourt tests to squeeze out a dramatic 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 win over highly-rated Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.

Apr 20, 2013, 08:55 AM IST

Davydenko ousted in Montpellier

Fifth seed Nikolay Davydenko was eliminated by Finland`s Jarkko Nieminen in the second round of the Open Sud de France Wednesday.

Feb 06, 2013, 19:23 PM IST