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April 28th, 2013

WTA Reviews: Sharapova Queen of Clay After Stuttgart?

Queen of Clay? Former No. 1 Maria Sharapova is gunning for the title after a stellar 2012 clay season that saw her win the French Open title, and a 2013 season that has started with the Stuttgart claycourt title.

Posted by Staff @ 10:50 pm in Tennis | 9 Comments »

April 28th, 2013

Nadal, Rosol Reunite in Title Efforts Sunday

Rafael Nadal won his eighth Barcelona title in nine years on Sunday, defeating fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 6-3 in the final of the rainy Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell.

Posted by Staff @ 10:23 pm in Tennis | 27 Comments »

April 28th, 2013

ATP/WTA Previews: Haas in Munich, Ferrer in Portugal

Men’s Notes: The tournament is now named in the Estoril municipality of Oeiras for whatever reason…The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…Ferrer is 1-3 career at the event…Two-time defending champ Juan Martin del Potro pulled citing a virus…Kevin Anderson and Juan Monaco were other notable pulls…No past champions are in the field.

Posted by Staff @ 9:42 pm in Tennis | Comments Off

April 28th, 2013

Lukas Rosol Seeded At The French Open?

Lukas Rosol became the first Czech player to win a title this year, and he dedicated the win to his late father.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:12 pm in Clay Season | 1 Comment »

April 28th, 2013

Rafael Nadal: Winning A Tournament Like Barcelona Is Fantastic, It’s An Emotional Day [Video]

Rafael Nadal won a record 8th Barcelona title today.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 6:53 pm in Barcelona, Videos | 7 Comments »