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May 26th, 2014

Tennis-X Wrap: Wawrinka Struggles with Pressure at French Open

“I’ve had ups and downs,” Wawrinka said. “That’s why I’m saying I am not at the level of Djokovic, Nadal, Federer, because they have been around for many years, and they win everything. I know I’ll have the level. I could defeat them, but it’s different…I need to put the puzzle back together, find solutions, because the pressure is different.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:24 pm in French Open, Tennis | 82 Comments »

May 12th, 2014

Nadal Handed Madrid Title by Nishikori

“He played very aggressively and he went for his shots,” Nadal said. “He came on court with the determination to take the ball very early and go for winners.”

Posted by Staff @ 1:08 am in Tennis | 53 Comments »

May 11th, 2014

Kei Nishikori Has Withdrawn From Rome, Will Return To Florida To Ready For French Open

Kei Nishikori will miss Rome to heal his ailing back.

Posted by Staff @ 6:44 pm in Madrid, Rome | 7 Comments »

May 10th, 2014

Nadal v Nishikori In Madrid Final Sunday, Who’s The Pick? (Hint: It’s Not The Guy Who’s Undefeated On Clay!)

Rafael Nadal seeks a fourth Madrid title Sunday against Barcelona champion Kei Nishikori.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:30 pm in Madrid | 97 Comments »

May 9th, 2014

Nadal Blasts Berdych To Reach Madrid SFs; Serena Withdraws, Nishikori Into Top 10

Rafael Nadal rolled into the final four at Madrid and Kei Nishikori becomes to first man from Japan to crack the Top 10.

Posted by Staff @ 10:25 pm in Madrid | 34 Comments »

May 8th, 2014

Led By Nadal, Ferrer, Spain Reigns In Madrid; Sharapova v Li Na In Friday Quarters

Rafael Nadal leads four Spaniards into the Madrid quarterfinals on Friday.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:45 pm in Madrid | 64 Comments »

April 28th, 2014

Dimitrov, Nishikori, Sharapova, Torro-Flor Win Titles

“I had quite a slow beginning to the year, but me and my team have been working hard to get in the position to win titles again, and I’m so happy to be able to do it in Stuttgart,” Sharapova said.

Posted by Special @ 12:23 am in Tennis | 11 Comments »

April 26th, 2014

Sharapova Meets Ivanovic For The Stuttgart Title While Boyfriend Dimitrov Battles in Bucharest Final

Love couple Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov will try to win titles on Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:56 pm in Barcelona | 26 Comments »

April 20th, 2014

Nadal in Barcelona, Sharapova in Stuttgart: Previews

Notes: Eight-time winner Rafael Nadal heads the field, and after a bye likely starts against Davydenko…(14) Marcel Granollers after a bye likely starts against The Worm…Wildcards went to Argentine Facundo Arguelleo, and Spaniards Roberto Carballes Baena, Inigo Cervantes, Daniel Gimeno-Traver…Withdrawing from the event were Pablo Andujar, Federico Delbonis, Richard Gasquet, Ivo Karlovic and Juan Monaco…David Ferrer is 0-4 in Barcelona finals…Fabio Fognini has never won a match in Barcelona (0-4)…Nadal beat Almagro in last year’s all-Spanish final…The two-time champ Bryan brothers are the top seeds in the doubles…Former singles champs in the field are Nadal (2013-11,’09-05), Robredo (2004), and Verdasco (2010).

Posted by Staff @ 1:48 am in Tennis | 10 Comments »

March 28th, 2014

Miami Mess: Berdych, Nishikori Withdraw Sending Nadal, Djokovic To 40th Meeting Sunday

On a strange semifinal Friday in Miami, both Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic won without hitting a single ball!

Posted by Staff @ 7:33 pm in Miami | 46 Comments »

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2 Rafael Nadal2 Na Li
3 Roger Federer3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 Tomas Berdych5 Agnieszka Radwanska
6 David Ferrer6 Maria Sharapova
7 Milos Raonic7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 Juan Martin Del Potro8 Angelique Kerber
9 Grigor Dimitrov9 Jelena Jankovic
10 Andy Murray10 Victoria Azarenka
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