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Stanislas Wawrinka loses to world No. 259 in Rotterdam

Stanislas Wawrinka loses to world No. 259 in Rotterdam

Three-time Grand Slam champion Stanislas Wawrinka blew a one-set lead to fall 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 against unfancied Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor in a first-round shock at the Rotterdam Open on Tuesday.

Feb 14, 2018, 17:39 PM IST
 Roger Federer quietly hoping for dream return to No.1 at Rotterdam

Roger Federer quietly hoping for dream return to No.1 at Rotterdam

Roger Federer said Monday he could allow himself to dream about recapturing the world number one spot at this week`s Rotterdam tournament and becoming the oldest man ever to hold the position.

Feb 12, 2018, 19:53 PM IST
Roger Federer aims to topple Rafael Nadal from No. 1 spot in Rotterdam

Roger Federer aims to topple Rafael Nadal from No. 1 spot in Rotterdam

The 20-time Grand Slam champion is 155 points behind old rival Nadal in the rankings, with 180 points up for grabs for reaching the semifinals in the Netherlands.

Feb 08, 2018, 18:51 PM IST
Storm kills 3 in the Netherlands, 2 in Germany; over 260 flights scrapped

Storm kills 3 in the Netherlands, 2 in Germany; over 260 flights scrapped

Three people were killed in the Netherlands and two people died in Germany on Thursday as powerful winds toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

Jan 18, 2018, 22:31 PM IST
Novak Djokovic back on court at Acapulco after shoulder injury

Novak Djokovic back on court at Acapulco after shoulder injury

Djokovic had accepted a wildcard into the Mexican tournament which boasts a strong field including Australian Open finalist Rafa Nadal and world number four Milos Raonic.

Feb 24, 2017, 10:35 AM IST
Rotterdam Open: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Tomas Berdych in straight sets; faces David Goffin in final

Rotterdam Open: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Tomas Berdych in straight sets; faces David Goffin in final

The French sixth seed will compete for his first title at the Ahoy stadium after finishing runner-up six years ago.

Feb 19, 2017, 08:49 AM IST
Rotterdam Open: Tomas Berdych crushes Martin Klizan in quarter-finals; to meet Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in semis

Rotterdam Open: Tomas Berdych crushes Martin Klizan in quarter-finals; to meet Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in semis

Berdych has now reached the semi-finals in Rotterdam for a fourth time after also finishing runner-up to Stan Wawrinka in 2015.

Feb 18, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
Rotterdam Open: Top seed Marin Cilic defeats Borna Coric, advances into quarter-finals

Rotterdam Open: Top seed Marin Cilic defeats Borna Coric, advances into quarter-finals

Cilic, who had just one victory this year going into the Ahoy stadium tournament, improved to a perfect 3-0 over Coric.

Feb 17, 2017, 09:02 AM IST

45 kilos of ammo found in Dutch flat linked to French attack plot

French suspect Anis Bahri was arrested at the flat in the southern port city on March 27 at France`s request.

Apr 05, 2016, 01:51 AM IST

Dutch anti-terrorism police arrest suspect at France's request

Dutch anti-terrorism police on Sunday arrested a 32-year-old man in Rotterdam on suspicion of preparing an attack on France and also detained three other people, national prosecutors said.

Mar 28, 2016, 10:08 AM IST

Dutch police arrest French national suspected of planning attack

The Netherlands was already on heightened alert after Tuesday's airport and metro attacks in Brussels, with security stepped up at airports and train stations and border controls tightened.

Mar 28, 2016, 00:33 AM IST
Dirk Kuyt to quit Turkey, return to Feyenoord

Dirk Kuyt to quit Turkey, return to Feyenoord

Dutch national football team ex-Liverpool star Dirk Kuyt on Friday announced he was leaving Istanbul giants Fenerbahce to rejoin his former side Feyenoord of Rotterdam.

Apr 10, 2015, 15:28 PM IST
Rotterdam braces for Feyenoord-Roma `vendetta`

Rotterdam braces for Feyenoord-Roma `vendetta`

Police in Rotterdam have stepped up security ahead of Thursday`s high-risk Feyenoord-Roma match after Dutch fans trashed parts of the Italian capital during the first leg.

Feb 25, 2015, 20:06 PM IST
Tomas Berdych to face Stan Wawrinka in Rotterdam final

Tomas Berdych to face Stan Wawrinka in Rotterdam final

Tomas Berdych moved within a victory of retaining his World Indoor Tournament title in Rotterdam with a crushing 6-2 6-1 defeat of eighth-seeded Frenchman Gilles Simon on Saturday.

Feb 15, 2015, 13:27 PM IST
Andy Murray beaten by Gilles Simon in Rotterdam

Andy Murray beaten by Gilles Simon in Rotterdam

Top seed Andy Murray slumped out of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament on Friday after being outplayed 6-4 6-2 in the quarter-finals by Frenchman Gilles Simon.

Feb 13, 2015, 21:09 PM IST

Thousands at pro-Gaza march in Rotterdam

Thousands of people protested in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam today against what some labelled Israel`s "genocide" in Gaza, media reported.

Jul 28, 2014, 01:18 AM IST

Big blaze at Shell chemical plant in Netherlands

A major fire broke out at a chemical plant operated by oil giant Royal Dutch Shell near the port city of Rotterdam, Dutch emergency services has said.

Jun 04, 2014, 05:20 AM IST

Berdych ends title drought with Rotterdam victory

Czech Tomas Berdych claimed his first ATP singles title in over a year with a comprehensive 6-4 6-2 victory over Croatia`s Marin Cilic at the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Sunday.

Feb 16, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

Del Potro, Murray move closer to possible Rotterdam final

Top-seeded duo Juan Martin del Potro and Andy Murray progressed to the quarter-finals of the ATP tournament in Rotterdam on Thursday, keeping alive the prospect of a meeting in the final itself.

Feb 14, 2014, 20:48 PM IST

Delicate Del Potro, recovering Murray seek Rotterdam boost

Holder Juan Martin del Potro and British second seed Andy Murray are both using this week`s ATP Rotterdam World Tennis to build confidence during injury comebacks.

Feb 11, 2014, 10:40 AM IST