No new semifinal in Alphen aan den Rijn

Thiemo did not advance to the semifinals of the TEAN International in Alphen aan den Rijn on Friday. The Haarlem resident, who reached the tournament's semis in 2009, lost a two-hour match against compatriot Igor Sijsling (6-3, 3-6, 6-7(4)). It was Thiemo’s second match of the day after...


Victory ends losing streak

Thiemo rallied past Boy Westerhof to reach the second round of the TEAN International in Alphen aan den Rijn on Wednesday. The 22-year old defeated the wildcard player and his compatriot in straight sets: 6-4, 6-3. This good result ends Thiemo’s negative streak of five consecutive losses.


Compatriot Westerhof opponent in Alphen

Thiemo meets compatriot Boy Westerhof in the first round of the TEAN International. The 25-year old wildcard player reached the final of a future tournament in Apeldoorn last week. The winner meets Laurent Rochette (FRA) or Evgeny Korolev (KAZ) in the next round.


Disappointed Thiemo after 'painful' defeat

Disappointed feelings took possession of Thiemo after his first-round defeat at the US Open. He had a set back after winning the first set and was close to a comeback in the fourth. “That 0-40 (on 2-3 on the fourth set, red.) was tough for me, Jaziri was struggling there. But I played a tough...