April 2014

Muller Edges Groth in Squeaker at Taipei Challenger

April 30, 2014

Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller and big-serving Sam Groth engaged in a throwback serve-and-volley duel straight out of the past Wednesday morning. Muller won the first-round matchup at the Taipei Challenger 7-6 (1), 7-6 (8), as both players charged the net relentlessly and never lost serve in the 1-hour, 46-minute tussle. The two have been among the […]

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Wawrinka Rallies to Defeat Federer in Monte Carlo Masters Final

April 20, 2014

Stanislas Wawrinka fought back to defeat fellow Swiss Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the final of the Monte Carlo Masters Sunday afternoon, capturing his tour-leading third title of the year and first career Masters crown. Wawrinka improved to 2-13 against Federer, with his other win also coming at Monte Carlo in 2009. In […]

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Ram Routs Groth to Win Leon Challenger

April 6, 2014

American Rajeev Ram thrashed big-serving Sam Groth 6-2, 6-2 in the final of the Leon Challenger in Mexico Sunday afternoon. Ram, seeded fifth, broke Groth twice in each set and never lost his serve in thoroughly dominating the Australian in just 66 minutes. The title was the lanky 6-foot-4 American’s sixth on the Challenger circuit. […]

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