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.
Defending champion Stan Wawrinka reached the fourth round of the Australian Open with a straight sets win over Finland`s Jarkko Nieminen on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fifth seed Nikolay Davydenko was eliminated by Finland`s Jarkko Nieminen in the second round of the Open Sud de France Wednesday.
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
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.
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.
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.
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