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April 2nd, 2009

Nadal Ousted, Federer v Djokovic Friday in Miami

“I beat him with my mind and with my game. When we played long points, I was dominating every time, so that was the key of the last set, of the tiebreak. I served very good, and with my forehand with big confidence. To beat Rafa, you have to be in good shape and every part of your game, and today I did a great job. I played unbelievable. I beat the No. 1 of the world.”

Posted by Staff @ 9:24 pm in Tennis | 99 Comments »

April 2nd, 2009

Federer Outguns Roddick; Nadal, Murray on Thursday in Miami

“It would have been easier if I had played terrible, but I gave it a go in the third,” said Roddick, who left the court quickly and was in a sour mood after again giving it his all and coming up short against Federer for the 17th time in 19 tries. “I just didn’t catch a break there. He had two very good let cords in the third, but at least it became a battle.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:33 am in Tennis | 192 Comments »

April 2nd, 2009

Serena, Venus Williams Battle Today at Miami, No. 1 Rank in Balance

Serena Williams, looking as if she was going to break out in tears at times, came back to defeat China’s Li Na 4-6, 7-6(1), 6-2. Li won the first five games of the match before Serena began to work her way into the match.

Posted by Staff @ 1:09 am in Tennis | 6 Comments »