Australian Andre Stolz triumphed by two shots in the $1-million Thailand Open on Sunday after an enthralling head-to-head battle with home favourite Prayad Marksaeng.
Indian challenge ended in the
Thailand Open Grand Prix after ace shuttler Saina Nehwal and
two others suffered contrasting defeats in the quarter-finals
at Bangkok on Friday.
Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold after registering a thrilling three-game victory in the women`s singles second round in Bangkok.
Rafa Nadal suffered a surprise semi-final defeat by unseeded Spanish compatriot Guillermo Garcia-Lopez at the Thailand Open.
Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi
suffered a rare defeat together as they made a shock
first-round exit from Thailand Open, the only ATP tournament
they played together ahead of the Commonwealth Games.
Fourth seed Viktor Troicki skewered a possible all-French final at the Thailand Open with a 1-6, 6-2, 6-3 knockout of fatigued title-holder Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
Holder Jo-Wilfried Tsonga moved to within two victories of duplicating his 2008 title at the Thailand Open as he defeated Swiss qualifier Marco Chiudinelli 6-7 (7/9), 6-3, 6-4.
Gilles Simon of France tested his chronic sore knee with a 6-2, 6-2 defeat of American Kevin Kim while retiring Russian Marat Safin ticked up another tournament loss Thursday as he winds down his career at the Thailand Open.
Serbian fourth seed Viktor Troicki moved into the quarter-finals of the USD 608,500 Thailand Open with a 6-3, 7-6 win over Brazil`s Thomaz Bellucci on Wednesday.
Russian Marat Safin reached the second round of the USD 608,500 Thailand Open with a 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 win over fifth-seeded German Philipp Petzschner on Tuesday.
Top-seeded Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the Thailand Open due to an abdominal injury that his doctor said will require at least two weeks of rest.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai