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May 2nd, 2016

Rafael Nadal Brings 10-Match Win Streak Into Madrid, Cautions He Doesn’t Know Which Rafa Will Show Up

Rafael Nadal seeks a fourth title in Madrid where he isn’t worried about the altitude.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:13 am in Madrid | 4 Comments »

May 2nd, 2016

Top 2 Bounced from Madrid; Monday Previews

“It’s tough to win a point against her because she puts every ball back,” Strycova said of Kerber. “It’s difficult for me because I’m a smaller player and I have a similar game to her, so it’s difficult for me to be patient, because I’m not a patient person..But I tried to be patient today and it worked.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:27 am in Madrid, Tennis | 2 Comments »

April 30th, 2016

Is Rafael Nadal For Real? Novak Djokovic Leads Big 4 At Madrid Masters

Sean Randall previews the Madrid men’s draw. Will we see a Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal final?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:53 am in Madrid | 83 Comments »

April 29th, 2016

Roger Federer Will Play Madrid

Three-time champion Roger Federer has added Madrid to his clay schedule.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:25 am in Madrid | 46 Comments »

April 29th, 2016

Serena Williams Withdraws From Madrid, Her Third Pull-Out In 2016

Agnieszka Radwanska will now be the top seed in Madrid.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:13 am in Madrid | 5 Comments »

May 11th, 2015

Andy Murray Is Undefeated As A Married Man, And He Leads The ATP In Clay Titles In 2015!

Married Murray keeps winning!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:10 am in Madrid, Romance | 20 Comments »

May 11th, 2015

Rafael Nadal: I Have To Just “Delete” What Happened Today Against Andy

Rafael Nadal wasn’t pleased with his performance in the Madrid final.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:00 am in Madrid, Rome | 15 Comments »

May 10th, 2015

Nadal’s Stunning Collapse, Kvitova Title Highlight Madrid Finals

In the second set the Spaniard ground-balled an ordinary two-handed backhand groundstroke, and sent rally-level forehands 10 feet long, shaking his head and smiling ruefully at his lack of control.

Posted by Staff @ 6:41 pm in Madrid | 49 Comments »

May 9th, 2015

Nadal Finds His Groove, Meets Murray In Madrid Final; Who’s The Pick?

Rafael Nadal seeks his first European clay title since the French Open tomorrow in Madrid against Andy Murray.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:56 pm in Madrid | 260 Comments »

May 8th, 2015

Kvitova Ends Serena’s Unbeaten Run To Reach Madrid Final Against Kuznetsova

Two shockers today in the Madrid women’s semifinals today.

Posted by Staff @ 9:07 pm in Madrid | 24 Comments »

May 8th, 2015

Nadal Downs Dimitrov, Faces Berdych In Madrid SFs; Murray Meets Nishikori

Rafael Nadal and Kei Nishikori are one match from a replay of the 2014 Madrid final.

Posted by Staff @ 8:55 pm in Madrid | 103 Comments »

May 7th, 2015

Nadal v Dimitrov, Ferrer v Nishikori In Madrid QFs; Murray Stays Hot

The quarterfinals are set at the Madrid Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:48 pm in Madrid | 138 Comments »

May 7th, 2015

Former Madrid Champions Serena, Sharapova Close In On Final Meeting

Will it be a Serena Williams v Maria Sharapova final on Saturday in Madrid?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:07 pm in Madrid | 4 Comments »

May 7th, 2015

ATP CEO Kermode Admits Players Are At A Disadvantage If They Finish Late

Already there have been two 3am finishes on the ATP tour this year.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:47 am in ATP, Madrid | 18 Comments »

May 6th, 2015

Kyrgios KO’s Federer; Woz v Sharapova Thurs. in Madrid

“My problem was I couldn’t return his first serve,” the Swiss said. “Was just a horrible performance on the return. As the match went on it got so bad that I just couldn’t get into decent positions on the return, so it made it very difficult to get any sort of rhythm after that. But credit to him for serving well and keep doing what he was doing. But I’m very disappointed by that. That’s what cost me the match, in my opinion.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:18 pm in Madrid | 19 Comments »