Tommy Haas http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33518/all en Tennis: Top seed Raonic to face Haas in San Jose ATP final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/tennis-top-seed-raonic-face-haas-san-jose-atp-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two-time defending champion Milos Raonic of Canada fired 12 aces in beating US third seed Sam Querrey 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday to reach the final of the $547,000 ATP Tour SAP Open.</p> <p>The big-serving top seed will try to become the first player since Tony Trabert in 1953-1955 to win the San Jose title three years in a row when he faces German fourth seed Tommy Haas in Sunday's indoor hardcourt final.</p> <p>Haas, ranked 22nd, defeated US second seed John Isner 6-3, 6-4 in the other semi-final.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/tennis-top-seed-raonic-face-haas-san-jose-atp-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> John Isner Sports in the United States Tennis Tommy Haas AFP Sun, 17 Feb 2013 02:00:42 +0000 5757917 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Canada's Raonic takes third San Jose title in a row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/tennis-canadas-raonic-takes-third-san-jose-title-row-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Big-serving Canadian top seed Milos Raonic captured his record-tying third consecutive ATP Tour SAP Open title on Sunday, defeating German fourth seed Tommy Haas 6-4, 6-3 in the final.</p> <p>Raonic, ranked 13th, joined Tony Trabert, the 1953-1955 champion, as the only players to win the event three times in a row. Raonic has won 24 sets in a row at San Jose, never dropping a set in any of his title runs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/tennis-canadas-raonic-takes-third-san-jose-title-row-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Milos Raonic Milos Raonic Sports Tennis Tommy Haas AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 01:15:44 +0000 5758590 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Germany's Haas stuns Djokovic at Miami tennis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130327/tennis-germanys-haas-stuns-djokovic-at-miami-tennis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World number one Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Miami Masters in the fourth round on Tuesday, losing in straight sets 6-2, 6-4 to German 15th seed Tommy Haas.</p> <p>Defending champ Djokovic lost for just the second time this season, never getting to grips with Haas, who kept the Serb off his game with a solid mixture of shots on a cool southern Florida evening.</p> <p>Haas, who turns 35 next week, advances to the quarter-finals where he will face Frenchman Gilles Simon who outlasted Djokovic's countryman Janko Tipsarevic 5-7, 6-2, 6-2.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130327/tennis-germanys-haas-stuns-djokovic-at-miami-tennis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Novak Djokovic Tennis Tommy Haas Tommy Haas AFP Wed, 27 Mar 2013 04:16:17 +0000 5794949 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Germany's Haas stuns Djokovic at Miami tennis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130327/tennis-germanys-haas-stuns-djokovic-at-miami-tennis-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World number one Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Miami Masters in the fourth round on Tuesday, losing in straight sets 6-2, 6-4 to German 15th seed Tommy Haas.</p> <p>Defending champ Djokovic lost for just the second time this season, never getting to grips with Haas, who kept the Serb off his game with a solid mixture of shots on a cool southern Florida evening.</p> <p>"There are days when you don't feel good on the court and this is one of those days," Djokovic said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130327/tennis-germanys-haas-stuns-djokovic-at-miami-tennis-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Forehand Novak Djokovic Tennis Tommy Haas AFP Wed, 27 Mar 2013 04:31:00 +0000 5794955 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED: Tennis: Germany's Haas stuns Djokovic at Miami tennis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130327/corrected-tennis-germanys-haas-stuns-djokovic-at-miami-tennis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World number one Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Miami Masters in the fourth round on Tuesday, losing in straight sets 6-2, 6-4 to German 15th seed Tommy Haas.</p> <p>Defending champ Djokovic lost for just the second time this season, never getting to grips with Haas, who kept the Serb off his game with a solid mixture of shots on a cool southern Florida evening.</p> <p>"There are days when you don't feel good on the court and this is one of those days," Djokovic said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130327/corrected-tennis-germanys-haas-stuns-djokovic-at-miami-tennis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Forehand Novak Djokovic Tennis Tommy Haas AFP Wed, 27 Mar 2013 05:00:28 +0000 5794967 at http://www.globalpost.com Veteran Haas ends Djokovic dominance in Miami http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130327/haas-stuns-djokovic-miami <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Germany's Tommy Haas recorded the upset of the tournament when he stunned two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-2 6-4 in the fourth round of the Sony Open at Miami on Tuesday.</p> <p>Haas, who turns 35 next week, needed just 80 minutes to end Djokovic's 14-match winning streak at the tournament and consign the world number one Serb to just his second loss of the season.</p> <p>"Playing against someone like Novak and coming out on top at this time of my career, it's unbelievable," Haas told reporters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130327/haas-stuns-djokovic-miami" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Janko Tipsarević Novak Djokovic Tennis Tommy Haas Tommy Haas Thomson Reuters Wed, 27 Mar 2013 05:45:26 +0000 5794982 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Ferrer ends Haas run to reach Miami Masters final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130329/tennis-ferrer-ends-haas-run-reach-miami-masters-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Third-seeded Spaniard David Ferrer reached the final of the Miami ATP Masters on Friday with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 victory over Germany's Tommy Haas.</p> <p>A determined Ferrer twice rallied from a break down in the third set to end the giant-killing run of 15th-seeded Haas, who stunned world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the fourth round.</p> <p>The Spaniard will play either second-seeded Andy Murray of Britain or France's Richard Gasquet in Sunday's final.</p> <p>Murray, who lifted the trophy in 2009, took a 4-3 career record over eighth-seeded Gasquet into their Friday night semi-final.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130329/tennis-ferrer-ends-haas-run-reach-miami-masters-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David Ferrer David Ferrer Human Interest Richard Gasquet Tennis Tommy Haas AFP Fri, 29 Mar 2013 23:00:54 +0000 5797350 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Veteran Haas wins Munich at 10th attempt http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130505/tennis-veteran-haas-wins-munich-at-10th-attempt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Evergreen German Tommy Haas beat defending champion Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets on Sunday to win the Munich claycourt title for the first time at the 10th attempt, 13 years after his first appearance in the final.</p> <p>Haas needed just 82 minutes to seal his 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) win over compatriot Kohlschreiber and pick up the 14th title of his career to become the first 35-year-old to win an ATP tournament since 2008.</p> <p>Haas in enjoying an Indian summer and on Monday will be ranked 13th in the world, having reached a career-high of second back in 2002</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130505/tennis-veteran-haas-wins-munich-at-10th-attempt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philipp Kohlschreiber Tennis Tommy Haas Tommy Haas AFP Sun, 05 May 2013 14:00:44 +0000 5831325 at http://www.globalpost.com Azarenka, Haas and Youzhny grab French Open limelight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130603/azarenka-haas-and-youzhny-grab-french-open-limelight <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Pritha Sarkar</p> <p>PARIS (Reuters) - There are no trophies on offer for reaching the second Monday of the French Open but if there were, Victoria Azarenka would have been declared the 'best wailer', Tommy Haas the 'best golden oldie' and Mikhail Youzhny the 'best racket basher'.</p> <p>Australian Open champion Azarenka's clash with 2010 Roland Garros winner Francesca Schiavone had been billed as the pick of the women's fourth round showdowns but it failed to draw in the crowds.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130603/azarenka-haas-and-youzhny-grab-french-open-limelight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Novak Djokovic Rafael Nadal Tennis Tommy Haas Thomson Reuters Mon, 03 Jun 2013 15:36:32 +0000 5850807 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Age, injury, private heartbreak spur on Haas http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130603/tennis-age-injury-private-heartbreak-spur-haas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tommy Haas was once number two in the rankings and had the world at his feet, until a depressing series of injuries and operations sent his career into a tailspin.</p> <p>But the 35-year-old German is far from bitter.</p> <p>On the contrary, he is revelling in his second chance, becoming the third oldest man in history to reach the French Open quarter-finals.</p> <p>He is also keeping his achievements in perspective knowing that despite his injury-plagued past, he has little to complain about having once seen his parents battle for their lives following an horrific motorcycle crash.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130603/tennis-age-injury-private-heartbreak-spur-haas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Human Interest Roger Federer Tennis Tommy Haas Tommy Haas AFP Mon, 03 Jun 2013 16:10:55 +0000 5850827 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Djokovic beats Haas to reach French Open semis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130605/tennis-djokovic-beats-haas-reach-french-open-semis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World number one Novak Djokovic reached his 12th consecutive Grand Slam semi-final Wednesday when he defeated gutsy German Tommy Haas 6-3, 7-6 (7/5), 7-5 in the French Open last-eight.</p> <p>Top seed Djokovic, who needs a Roland Garros title to become just the eighth man to complete a career Grand Slam, will tackle defending champion Rafael Nadal for a place in Sunday's final.</p> <p>"Tommy is a very dangerous opponent with lots of quality, plenty of experience and is very aggressive," said Djokovic.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130605/tennis-djokovic-beats-haas-reach-french-open-semis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Novak Djokovic Novak Djokovic Rafael Nadal Tennis Tommy Haas AFP Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:40:06 +0000 5851397 at http://www.globalpost.com Golden oldie Haas banking on lucky 13 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130624/golden-oldie-haas-banking-lucky-13 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Pritha Sarkar</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - For a man whose career has been littered with bad injuries and bad luck being seeded 13th at Wimbledon at the ripe old age of 35 might have been the final straw.</p> <p>Germany's Tommy Haas sees it differently.</p> <p>"It's very special, 13 is my lucky number. It's the year 2013, seeded 13. Sometimes life works in mysterious ways," a grinning Haas, who plays Russian Dmitry Tursunov in the first round on Tuesday, told Reuters in an interview.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130624/golden-oldie-haas-banking-lucky-13" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Novak Djokovic Tennis Tommy Haas Tommy Haas Thomson Reuters Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:33:10 +0000 5866112 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Top seed Djokovic into Wimbledon quarter-finals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130701/tennis-top-seed-djokovic-wimbledon-quarter-finals-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World number one Novak Djokovic downed 35-year-old Tommy Haas 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) on Monday to book his place in the Wimbledon quarter-finals.</p> <p>The Serbian top seed was tested by the German 13th seed in some extended rallies but ground his way through their fourth round encounter on Centre Court.</p> <p>Djokovic faces Czech seventh seed Tomas Berdych, the 2010 runner-up, in the quarter-finals.</p> <p>The 2011 Wimbledon champion is seeking a seventh Grand Slam title.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130701/tennis-top-seed-djokovic-wimbledon-quarter-finals-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Novak Djokovic Tennis Tommy Haas Tommy Haas AFP Mon, 01 Jul 2013 20:32:50 +0000 5872912 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Haas Czechs out, then Czechs in http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131018/tennis-haas-czechs-out-then-czechs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Germany's Tommy Haas reached the semi-finals of the Austrian Open on Friday, beating one Czech Davis Cup player only to find himself facing a second one in the next round.</p> <p>Second-seeded Haas, the 2001 champion in Vienna, spent one and three-quarter hours in holding off fifth seed Radek Stepanek, a member of his nation's 2012 Davis Cup championship side, 7-6 (12/10), 6-3.</p> <p>The 35-year-old Haas will Saturday take on eighth-seeded Czech Lukas Rosol, who beat Belgian Ruben Bemelmans 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 in his quarter-final.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131018/tennis-haas-czechs-out-then-czechs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Tennis Tommy Haas Tommy Haas AFP Fri, 18 Oct 2013 17:34:16 +0000 5964725 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Haas tames hothead Rosol to reach Vienna final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131019/tennis-haas-tames-hothead-rosol-reach-vienna-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tommy Haas reached a third final at the Austrian Open on Saturday as furious opponent Lukas Rosol cracked a racquet in half when facing six match points, drawing a point penalty which handed his opponent a 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-0) win.</p> <p>Haas, seeded second and champion at the Stadthalle 12 years ago and losing finalist in 2000 to Tim Henman, will wait for an opponent from top seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Dutchman Robin Haase.</p> <p>"I first played here in 1997, so to be back in the final in 2013 is great, it's very special." said Haas. "I feel good about it, I'm very happy.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131019/tennis-haas-tames-hothead-rosol-reach-vienna-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Tennis Tommy Haas Tommy Haas AFP Sat, 19 Oct 2013 15:46:19 +0000 5965268 at http://www.globalpost.com