|Nadal, Thiem, Gasparayan, Pereira Win ATP, WTA Titles |
|Turns Around Fognini Foil in ATP Hamburg Final
Rafael Nadal gained some much-needed confidence on Sunday after returning to his familiar clay courts, defeating a player who had beaten him twice on clay this year.
The top-seeded Nadal beat Fabio Fognini 7-5, 7-5 t...|
|There's Hope Yet For Rafael Nadal, He's In The Hamburg Final Against Fabio Fognini |
So he is looking good.
Tomorrow, the task is far tougher against another Italian in Mr. Fognini. Fabio, who beat qualifier Lucas Pouille today in his semi, has beaten Nadal the last two times they have played stunning him in the Rio semifinals and again in the thir...|
|Nadal Sinks Vesely, Faces Cuevas Friday In Hamburg; Isner Breaks Stepanek In Atlanta |
|to Nadal in Rio in February in match that ended at 3:18am. He's also just 1-5 lifetime against Top 10 players.
In the other quarters, Lucas Pouille battles Benoit Paire in a match-up of two shotmakers. Paire has won his last seven matches. Fabio Fognini will look improve his ...|
|Rafael Nadal To Face Jiri Vesely In Hamburg; 2-Time Defending Champ John Isner Opens In Atlanta |
|career, but the 6-foot-6 Czech has the firepower to do so.
Jerzy Janowicz is also on court against Pablo Cuevas.
Earlier today, Lucas Pouille, Fabio Fognini and Benoit Paire who beat Tommy Robredo also were winners. Paire just defeated Robredo to win the Bastad title on...|
|Marion Bartoli Says Rafael Nadal Lacks Power In His Game Right Now |
|Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli was commenting about Rafael Nadal earlier this month. The Frenchwoman with the high IQ said that Nadal is struggling because he no longer can hit the ball with power like his did before, especially off the serve.
"When you play against hi...|
|Rafa Heads Hamburg, Isner in Atlanta; ATP/WTA Previews |
|No seeds in the Top 50! Should this be a tour-level event?...Wildcards were awarded to Brazilians Carolina Alves, Maria Fernanda Alves and Luisa Stefani...No former champs are in the field.
Baku, Azerbaijan; Surface: hard
No draw available as of Saturday
|Almagro, Petkovic Capture Titles|
|Finds Clay Twice as Nice with ATP Win Entering FrenchWorld No. 12 Nicolas Almagro won his third ATP claycourt title of the season on Saturday, coming from a set down to defeat Romanian Victor Hanescu 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-3 in the final of the Open de Nice Cote d'Azur. The...|
|Medina Garrigues, Vinci Win WTA Claycourt Titles at Estoril, Barcelona|
|player, it was tough for me on every single point," Barrois said. In the Barcelona final Vinci came from a set down to defeat Czech Lucie Hradecka 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.It was the fourth career title for Vinci, and second title in three years at Barcelona. The 28-year-old Italian i...|
|Nadal Chokes On Blue Dirt In Stunning Loss; Federer, Djokovic Cruise; Sharapova v Serena Friday |
|The Best Day In Tennis! Djokovic, Federer, Murray In Action Plus Serena v Venus At Wimbledon On Monday |
|Soderling Reaches London Semifinals; Davydenko Eliminates Slumping Nadal |
|Federer Plays While Nadal Shakes The Blues In Rome; Top 7 Men In Action Thursday, Azarenka Withdraws |
|It's Federer v Berdych For The Madrid Title, Who'll Be Crowned Blue Clay GOAT? |
|Federer, Tennis Again Snubbed by Sports Illustrated |
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