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.

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.

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.

Fourth seed Wawrinka won 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 in 2hr 16min and will now play Finnish journeyman Jarkko Nieminen.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Olympics Tennis: Somdev crashes out of men`s singles

Somdev Devvarman failed to provide cheers to the Indian camp at the London Olympics as he bowed out of the men`s singles event with a straight-set defeat against Jarkko Nieminen, here on Sunday

Federer comes through tough match in Rotterdam

Top seed Roger Federer struggled to defeat Finn Jarkko Nieminen 7-5, 7-6 on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the World Indoor Tournament.

Ferrer dazzles Nieminen to reach round two

Spaniard David Ferrer made a dazzling start to his French Open campaign with a 6-3 6-3 6-1 first-round victory over Finn Jarkko Nieminen.

Ferrer dazzles Nieminen to reach round two

Spaniard David Ferrer made a dazzling start to his French Open campaign with a 6-3 6-3 6-1 first-round victory over Finn Jarkko Nieminen.

Garcia-Lopez sees off Nieminen to win Thai tennis

Spain`s Guillermo Garcia-Lopez was made to battle hard to win the Thailand Open Sunday, beating Jarkko Nieminen 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 to follow up his shock semi-final victory over Rafael Nadal.

Garcia-Lopez sees off Nieminen to win Thai tennis

Spain`s Guillermo Garcia-Lopez was made to battle hard to win the Thailand Open Sunday, beating Jarkko Nieminen 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 to follow up his shock semi-final victory over Rafael Nadal.