Marin Cilic

Cilic Makes Back-To-Back Adelaide International Semifinals

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, January 13, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Fourth seed Marin Cilic reached his second straight Adelaide International semifinal in two weeks at the ATP 250 Adelaide International 2 Thursday with a solid performance against a very good opponent. The No. 29 […]

Cilic Eccstatic Over Winning Second St. Petersburg Open Title

ST. PETERSBURG/WASHINGTON, October 31, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) On the eve of the St. Petersburg Open final, Croatia’s Marin Cilic talked at length about how much he feels at home in Russia. Ten 10 years after he won the St. […]

Cilic Wins St. Petersburg Battle Over Bautista Agut

ST. PETERSBURG/WASHINGTON, October 29, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Throughout this week’s St. Petersburg Open in Russia’s cultural capital city, Croatia’s Marin Cilic has responded well to handling break points. During his quarterfinal match Friday afternoon in Sibur Arena, the 2011 […]

Cilic Wins Canadian Opener In Toronto

TORONTO/WASHINGTON, August 10, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 38 Marin Cilic is a two-time quarterfinalist in Canada. What’s remarkable is that the 32-year-old Croatian’s last-eight runs have come 10 years apart – in 2008 and, again, in 2018. In […]

Cilic Clinches MercedesCup Trophy In Stuttgart

STUTTGART/STARNBERG, June 13, 2021 Marin Cilic is the champion of the 2021 MercedesCup. The 32-year-old from Croatia defeated No. 3 seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada in Sunday’s singles final at the Tennis Club Weissenhof. On a sunny afternoon in Stuttgart, […]

Cilic Books Semi-Final Berth At MercedesCup

STUTTGART/STARNBERG, June 11, 2021 Marin Cilic headlined Friday’s quarterfinal action at the MercedesCup in Stuttgart by knocking out top seed Denis Shapovalov of Canada 7-5, 7-6(3). In his 100th career match on grass, the World No. 47 from Croatia struck […]

Three Seeds Remain In Estoril Open Contention

ESTORIL/WASHINGTON, May 1, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As Saturday’s semifinal round of the ATP 250 Millennium Estoril Open arrives in the Portuguese Riviera town near Lisbon, there are three seeds remaining in competition for the clay-court title leading into next […]

Cilic Starts Singapore Tennis Open Campaign With Win

SINGAPORE, February 24, 2021 Day 3 of the Singapore Tennis Open came to a close after a packed schedule with 10 matches spread across two show courts at the OCBC Arena. Third seed Marin Cilic kicked off his title bid […]

Cilic: ‘The Season Hasn’t Been The Best In My Own Terms’

WASHINGTON/SOFIA, November 9, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) This week’s ATP 250 Sofia Open taking place in the capital and largest city in Bulgaria is filled with a blend of up-and-coming NextGen players as well as a mixture of Eastern Europeans […]

Feliciano Lopez: ‘This Is What It Is Right Now’

WASHINGTON, November 3, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Feliciano Lopez has a perspective that few in tennis enjoy. As both an active player and tournament director of the Mutua Madrid Masters, the 39-year-old Spaniard walks a fine line, but he is […]