|French Open Men's Final Open Thread: Rafael Nadal v David Ferrer |
|Murray. The last time neither the No. 1 or No. 2 seeds reached the final here was in 2005 when No. 4 Nadal defeated the unseeded Mariano Puerta.
Nadal and Ferrer are in 1st and 2nd place for the most wins in 2013.
NO. 3 RAFAEL NADAL (ESP) v NO. 4 DAVID FERRER (ESP)
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|second fiddle, it's nice to see David get rewarded.
It would be a crime if players like Martin Verkerk, Alberto Berasategui, Mariano Puerta, Andrei Medevedev, etc, made the French Open final but never Ferrer.
Now Ferrer gets his chance, and perhaps his only chance, to become ...|
|Will Andy Murray Ever Win A Grand Slam? |
|the Big Three had it easier in their first final wins. Federer beat Mark Philippoussis to win his first Wimbledon. Nadal took down Mariano Puerta at the French and Djokovic outdueled JW Tsonga in Australia.
Where's Murray's luck?
That said, I do think eventually things will bre...|
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|and there was a lot of emotions.
But the result was important for me, just as important as my final against Federer in 2006 or against Puerta. But when I played Puerta, I had three set points, which was not the case here.
In 2010 it was difficult, but I didn't suffer too much. I ...|
|Federer v. Davydenko, Djokovic v. Ferrer Fill Saturday Semifinals at US Open|
|for the first time, losing to today’s opponent Federer 61 75 64. He also reached Grand Slam semifinals at 2005 Roland Garros (l. Mariano Puerta 63 57 26 64 64) and 2007 Roland Garros (l. Federer 75 76 76).
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|Chela Beats Moya for Acapulco Crown|
|Acapulco Saturday night.
Chela has a career record of 20-5 at this event. He won it in 2000 when it was held in Mexico City (d. Puerta).
It was the third straight week that an Argentine won an ATP title -- Guillermo Canas (Costa do Sauipe) and Juan Monaco (Buenos Aires). T...|
|Karatancheva Busted! |
|from the ITF in this matter is expected in January, in this latest drug scandal which comes on the heels of French runner-up Mariano Puerta’s allegation that he too tested positive at Roland Garros last May. A ruling in the Puerta case may come by year-end.
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