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ERNESTS GULBIS RUMORS

Defending champ Federer advances in Dubai, Gulbis loses again

Defending champion Roger Federer had little trouble bypassing Mikhail Youzhny 6-3, 6-1 in the first round at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday. Federer was playing his first match since his third round exit to Andreas Seppi at the Australian Open last month. "Best of three in a quick court sometimes you just can run away with the score, so that's where maybe a bad five to...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gulbis loses again, falls to Istomin at Dubai Championships

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Fifth-seeded Ernests Gulbis extended his winless streak this year to five matches Monday after losing to Denis Istomin 7-5, 6-2 in the first round at the Dubai Tennis Championships. The 14th-ranked Gulbis, who was ranked inside the top 10 last year after reaching the French Open semifinals, led 4-1 in the opening set before falling apart. ''I'm not...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ernests Gulbis Confuses Umpires With Vampires In Hilarious Mixup

This might be the best mixup during a press conference in years and I’m surprised it doesn’t happen more with certain language barriers. After beating Jurgen Zopp at Wimbledon, Ernests Gulbis had a weird/interesting conversation with a reporter about umpires. But, what Gulbis had thought he heard was “vampires.” His reaction when he finally realized […] The post Ernests...
Via Diehardsport
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennis player confuses umpires with vampires

The Wimbledon press conference room has been the scene of some delightful exchanges between players and media over the years, but perhaps none as weird as this one involving Ernests Gulbis.  After hearing a question about John McEnroe suggesting getting rid of umpires and having players call their own shots, Gulbis said he completely agreed. Gulbis then went on a bizarre screed...
Via Awful Announcing
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ernests Gulbis Talks About Vampires In Tennis, Was Asked About Umpires (Video)

A hilarious misunderstanding between Ernests Gulbis and a journalist at a press conference Monday led to a phenomenal discussion about vampires. The Latvian player sat down with the press following his first-round win over Jurgen Zopp at Wimbeldon, and it didn’t take long for things to get weird. The No. 12 seed was asked what he thought about the sport getting rid of umpires and...
Via NESN.com
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

French Open semifinalist says he lost $500K in winnings playing blackjack

Ernests Gulbis had one of his strongest performances in a Grand Slam even over the past few weeks at the French Open, reaching the semifinals where he lost to Novak Djokovic. Gulbis won a reported $558,479 for his nice run at Roland Garros, but revealed that he blew it all, while celebrating, losing all his […] The post French Open semifinalist says he lost $500K in winnings playing...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ernests Gulbis Says He Blew $557K In French Open Winnings At Casino

Latvian tennis player Ernests Gulbis reached his first-ever Grand Slam semifinal at the French Open last week, so you can forgive him if he wanted to do a little celebrating afterward. If what Gulbis says is true, however, he might regret his choice of celebration. The 25-year-old received $557,000 in prize money after losing to Novak Djokovic in the semifinals last Friday and returned...
Via NESN.com
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-seeded del Potro knocked out of Rotterdam by Gulbis

Ernests Gulbis of Latvia has upset top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 6-4 to book a place in the semifinals of the ABN Amro tournament. Del Potro, who is also the tournament's defending champion, saved four break points in the first set. The Argentine is recovering from a wrist injury and it is not clear whether it may have been bothering him. Earlier Friday, third-seeded Czech...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ernests Gulbis smashes racket during Australian Open first round match (Video)

In Australian Open tennis action, Latvia's Ernests Gulbis smashed his racket after missing a volley that gave opponent Juan Monaco a break point during the second set of Monday's first round match.After losing the first set 6-1, Gulbis was up 5-4 when he lost his temper and slammed his racket to the ground, then calmly walked to the sideline to grab a new one.Gulbis seemed to like...
Via Holdout Sports
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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