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May 6th, 2013

Rafael Nadal Likes The Red Clay Courts In Madrid: They “Cannot Be Better”

Rafael Nadal gives two thumbs up to the new red clay courts in Madrid.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:53 am in Madrid | 49 Comments »

May 5th, 2013

Novak Djokovic: Madrid’s Altitude Helps The Big Servers And Aggressive Players

Novak Djokovic talks up the Madrid tournament.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:45 pm in Madrid | 16 Comments »

May 5th, 2013

Roger Federer: I Took A Break So I’ll Be Tough To Beat The Next Few Weeks

Roger Federer sounds enthusiastic about what’s to come.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:28 pm in Madrid | 28 Comments »

May 5th, 2013

Is Bernard Tomic’s Dad Now Head-Butting Practice Partners? It Appears To Be The Case!

John Tomic is under investigation for assaulting Bernard hitting partner this weekend in Madrid.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:17 pm in Madrid | 26 Comments »

May 3rd, 2013

Serena Williams Leads Insanely Tough Field at WTA Madrid

Notes: Insane field with two former No. 1s and an additional Slam champ all unseeded…The Top 3 seeds are current or former No. 1s…Tough opening-round matches are (5) Na vs. Tamira Paszek then the winner of Venus and (WC) Medina Garrigues, (3) Azarenka vs. Pavlyuchenkova, (11) Petrova vs. a qualifier then likely Kuznetsova, (16) Ivanovic vs. a qualifier then likely her Serb countrywoman Jankovic, (9) Stosur vs. the clay-savvy Suarez Navarro, and (2) Sharapova vs. a qualifier then likely Peng…No blue clay this year…Former champs in the field are Serena Williams (2012) and Kvitova (2011).

Posted by Staff @ 11:21 pm in Madrid, Tennis | 4 Comments »

May 3rd, 2013

Madrid Men’s Preview: Nadal Avoids Djokovic Quarter, Draws Ferrer; Federer Returns For Title Defense

Rafael Nadal leads the field at Madrid’s Magic Box.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:49 pm in Madrid | 76 Comments »

May 2nd, 2013

Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams Among Players At Opening Of Madrid Masters [Video]

Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams were on hand for the opening of the 2013 Madrid Masters.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 6:53 pm in Madrid | 22 Comments »

May 13th, 2012

Roger Federer Wins 20th Career Masters 1000 Title, Returns To No. 2 Ranking – Highlights/Interview [Video]

Roger Federer takes his 4th title of the year beating Tomas Berdych in the Madrid final.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:00 pm in Madrid, Videos | 77 Comments »

May 11th, 2012

Federer Finds A Way To Reach Madrid SF, Djokovic Doesn’t; Berdych v Del Potro Saturday

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic’s title defense fell flat today against countryman Janko Tipsarevic.

Posted by Staff @ 11:13 pm in Madrid | 186 Comments »

May 9th, 2012

Federer Survives Raonic In Madrid Thriller While Nadal Dominates; What Will Blue Do To Djokovic Thursday?

Roger Federer prevailed in a final set tiebreaker over promising 21-year-old Milos Raonic.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:23 pm in Madrid | 266 Comments »

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ATP - Dec 15 WTA - Dec 15
1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Rafael Nadal3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 Kei Nishikori5 Ana Ivanovic
6 Andy Murray6 Agnieszka Radwanska
7 Tomas Berdych7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 Milos Raonic8 Caroline Wozniacki
9 Marin Cilic9 Angelique Kerber
10 David Ferrer10 Dominika Cibulkova
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