May 24 (Gracenote) - Results from the Lyon Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Wednesday 1-Milos Raonic (Canada) beat Denis Istomin (Uzbekistan) 6-4 6-3
MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Seeing world number 50 Mischa Zverev and wildcard Denis Istomin upset the top two players in the world at Melbourne Park shows more players believe they can take shake up the established order and that can only be good for tennis, says Roger Federer.
Grigor Dimitrov has set up a quarter-final clash with David Goffin in the Australian Open after coming back from a set down to beat Denis Istomin on Monday.
Grigor Dimitrov saved his best for last on Monday at the Australian Open, and it wasn't even during his 2-6, 7-6 (2), 6-2, 6-1 win over Denis Istomin to advance to the quarterfinals
MELBOURNE, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Grigor Dimitrov reached his first grand slam quarter-final in over two years on Monday by defeating an injury-hampered Denis Istomin 2-6 7-6(2) 6-2 6-1 to end the Uzbek wildcard's fairytale run at Melbourne Park.
Denis Istomin has followed his upset win over defending champion Novak Djokovic with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 win over Pablo Carreno Busta, reaching the fourth round of the Australian Open
Novak Djokovic was recently one of the most dominant players of all time, but that era ended with his stunning loss to wild-card Denis Istomin in the second round of the 2017 Australian Open. The world No. 2 must now reinvent himself...Show More Summary
Doctors feared that Istomin would never play tennis again after he suffered severe injuries to his legs in a car crash in 2001. He resumed training two years later and turned pro in 2004.
Let's talk about Novak Djokovic's shock loss.
Novak Djokovic's former coach Boris Becker has criticised the Serbian for lacking fight and playing too defensively during his five-set Australian Open defeat to Denis Istomin.
With his day-glo spectacles and desperately modest recent form Denis Istomin never seemed a candidate to upset six-times champion Novak Djokovic.
Novak Djokovic is often likened to a machine, and his wins share that metallic flavor: suddenly the teeth of the cogs are all lined up, they’ve been set in motion, and what once felt like a tennis match becomes a grind towards an inexorable conclusion. Read more...
Novak Djokovic’s pursuit of a record seventh Australian Open was unexpectedly stunted by 117th-ranked Denis Istomin.
It took five sets and nearly five hours, but Denis Istomin hung in there against the world’s No. 2 player, sending Novak Djokovic packing Thursday in the second round of the Australian Open in Melbourne. Istomin, a bespectacled wild card from Uzbekistan who is ranked 117th in the world, knocked out Djokovic, 7-6 (10-8), 5-7, 2-6, […]
Defending champion Novak Djokovic was stunned by world No. 117 Denis Istomin in the second round of the 2017 Australian Open on Thursday as he was knocked out in a thrilling five-set clash. The world No. 2 and six-time previous winner...Show More Summary
Novak Djokovic made a shock exit from the 2017 Australian Open second round on Thursday after world-ranked No. 117 Denis Istomin stunned the competition's second seed 7-6(8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6(5), 6-4 at the Rod Laver Arena. Istomin toppled...Show More Summary
Djokovic was the second seed in Melbourne.
When Denis Istomin walked off court the after upsetting Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open _ without a doubt the biggest win of his career _ his mother had just two words for him: "Good job."