Karlovic upsets Wawrinka!

Doctor Karlovic surprises again!

The Croatian Giant has just broken the record of Ivanisevic (number of career aces) and he still wants to impress with important results. Ivo has defeated seed no.2 and home favourite Stan Wawrinka in the Basel opener 3-6 7-6 (2) 6-4 in 1 hour and 48 minutes. Match Stats.


Karlovic: It was difficult…

Ivo commented “In the beginning, it was difficult. He was hitting his shots. But I just tried to believe, to stay in the match and hope I could turn it around. In the end, it happened.”

… the crowd was loud

The he added “They were really loud, which is normal. This is his [Wawrinka’s] home crowd. They were all cheering for him. I just tried to ignore it and think positive. In the end, it paid off.”


Next vs. Lajovic

Ivo will play Dusan Lajovic in the 2nd round. Head to head is 2-0 for the Croatian.