Basilashvili dethrones Mayer

From qualies to victory. Nikoloz Basilashvili (Georgia) triumphed in the final against last year’s champion Leonardo Mayer from Argentina. After 2 hours and 12 minutes the Georgian clenched his fist and completely relaxed went to the net to shake his opponent’s hand. The Georgian – his trade mark a black headband with a skull – … Continued

Surprise doubles victory

The surprise was perfect. Julio Peralta (Chile) and Horacio Zeballos (Argentina) captured the doubles title at the German Open 2018 presented by Kampmann! The South Americans beat the currently best doubles pairing in the world Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic (Austria/Croatia) after a thrilling 1 hour and 23 minute match 6-1, 4-6 and 10-6. “Congratulations … Continued

Who will be crowned at Hamburg Rothenbaum – Basilashvili or Mayer?

Compared to Nikoloz Basilashvili, a surprise bag is zero point zero surprising which is what the Georgian once again emphasized in the semi-final against Nicolas Jarry. After Basilashvili won the first set 7-5 – there was a rain break of almost two hours due to heavy rain –, he suddenly put on a completely different … Continued

Favourites eliminated at Rothenbaum

This Friday was full of surprises at Hamburg Rothenbaum. For, the number one, two and three seeds of the tournament had to strike their colours. The Argentinian Diego Schwartzman lost to his fellow countryman Leonardo Mayer who is about to write another fairy tale in Hamburg. The Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili once again confirmed his top … Continued

Kohlschreiber, Gojowczyk and Struff defeated – Thiem confident

For sure, the German tennis pros imagined things otherwise. On Tuesday, three of the German players the German Tennis Federation has its hopes on, i.e. Philipp Kohlschreiber, Peter Gojowczyk and Jan-Lennard Struff, were eliminated in the first round at the German Open 2018 presented by Kampmann. The top-seed Dominic Thiem, however, made it through his … Continued

Mayer beats Mayer – “Leo” reigns at Hamburg Rothenbaum!

What a crazy story: last Sunday, the Argentinean Leonardo Mayer was perceived as being on his departure form Hamburg after he lost the quali final against the 16-year old Rudi Molleker. And now, exactly one week later, after his 6-4, 4-6 and 6-4 victory, “Leo” held up the German Open trophy 2017. The final between … Continued