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April 30th, 2009

Federer, Nadal, Djokovic Into ATP Masters Rome Quarters

No. 12 seed Fernando “Gonzo” Gonzalez impressively broke his racquet in half over his knee in the first set before overcoming unseeded Austrian Jurgen “Tuna” Melzer 3-6, 6-3, 7-5.

Posted by Staff @ 6:28 pm in Tennis | 132 Comments »

April 29th, 2009

Nadal, Federer Win; Murray Toppled Early at ATP Rome

Barcelona runner-up David Ferrer was another first-round casualty, losing a rain-delayed three-setter to France’s Paul-Henri Mathieu.

Posted by Staff @ 8:00 pm in Tennis | 114 Comments »

April 27th, 2009

Blake Bombs, Rain Ends Day at ATP Masters Rome

“I don’t know how I’m going turn it around,” Blake said. “I’ve played worse before and turned it around and had some good results — hopefully this time it’ll be the same. I’ll have some bad times and there will be plenty of ups too hopefully still after my career. If I don’t start playing better than I did today, I’ll be out (of the French Open) early though. I need to make some adjustments in the next three weeks.”

Posted by Staff @ 5:20 pm in Tennis | 23 Comments »

May 19th, 2008

Jankovic Stops Cornet for 1st 2008 Title at WTA Rome

“She’s a young player with great potential, and I just didn’t know how she was going to play,” Jankovic said. “And of course, she wasn’t the favorite. I was the favorite and had the pressure on me. I was defending my title and I’m glad I could cope with the pressure and win it for the second time.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:15 am in WTA, WTA Tour | 1 Comment »

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2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Andy Murray3 Simona Halep
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5 Kei Nishikori5 Caroline Wozniacki
6 Milos Raonic6 Eugenie Bouchard
7 Rafael Nadal7 Ana Ivanovic
8 David Ferrer8
9 Stan Wawrinka9 Ekaterina Makarova
10 Marin Cilic10 Andrea Petkovic
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