|Nadal v Djokovic, Tsonga v Ferrer; French Open SF Picks And Pans |
|on he too will need to be on his game. Similarly, he too doesn't want to have to fight from behind. Djokovic isn't Martin Klizan or Daniel Brands. Novak's got the experinece, the motivation and the game to put the clamps on Rafa. And since the start of his surge in 2011 he's held the ...|
|Haas Outlasts Marathon Man Isner At French Open; Djokovic Dominates While Nadal Struggles |
|have won six of eight events this year, but he still doesn't look right to me, anyway. And today, after losing the opening sets to Daniel Brands and Martin Klizan, even unheralded Fabio Fognini was pushing him around early on.
Nadal won in straights 7-6, 6-4, 6-4 but it was even t...|
|Monfils, Woz Hot, Berdych Not at French Open |
|downing No. 31 Marcel Granollers 6-4 in the fifth.
Top 10 winners on the day were No. 3 Rafael Nadal from a set down over German Daniel Brands in four, and No. 6 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 7 Richard Gasquet and No. 10 Marin Cilic advancing in straight sets.
"That was really tough,"...|
|Venus Falls At French Open While Federer, Serena Romp; Defending Champs Nadal, Sharapova Monday |
|Seppi and Viktor Troikci who likely ended James Blake's French career.
Tomorrow, Rafael Nadal returns against the big-serving Daniel Brands. Nadal has never in his life lost in the first round of a Grand Slam but Brands has been playing good tennis of late. Frenchmen Richard Gas...|
|French Open Men's Draw: Federer Needed A Dream Draw And Got It; Nadal Lands With Djokovic |
|anyone's bet who'll come out to the qaurter there.
Nadal might face his toughest test early. Rafa opens with the big-hitting Daniel Brands before a date with lefty Klizan. Then it should get easier with Fabio Fognini (or maybe a rematch with Lukas Rosol!), then Paire in the fou...|
|Veterans Haas, Ferrer Favorites For Sunday ATP Titles |
|titles have come in Germany.
In this all-German final, Haas and Kolschreiber, a third set breaker winner over another German Daniel Brands, have split their four meetings.
"It's great for German tennis," said Haas. "We played really well last year in all the German events an...|
|Rafael Nadal Interview - Wimbledon, July 2|
|tournament. I think he played very good match against Federer; very good match today against Djokovic. He save difficult match against Brands. Yeah, he's the best of his draw, so for that reason he's in the final. No one opponent can be more difficult than Tomas to play this final...|
|Andy Roddick Interview - French Open, May 25|
|Roddick InterviewFrench Open, May 25
THE MODERATOR: Questions, please.
Q. Obviously you were playing another French player on a court that is notyour favorite. What were your sensationsout there today? How did it feel tostart?
ANDY RODDICK: I'm just glad I finally won a...|
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