September 2nd, 2015
ESPN commentator John McEnroe derided Nadal for being “pushed around” in the match, but Nadal says he is happy with his progress from a summer season where he failed to win a U.S. summer hardcourt match for the second year in a row.
May 14th, 2015
It was the 19th consecutive match win for the Serb, who will next meet Kei Nishikori in the quarterfinals after Japan’s No. 1 player defeated Djokovic’s Serb countryman and friend Viktor Troicki 6-4, 6-3.
March 30th, 2015
“I was anxious on court,” Nadal said after a second straight career loss to Spanish countryman Fernando “Hot Sauce” Verdasco. “I tried in every point, but I was not able to relax myself, calm myself.”
March 17th, 2015
“I actually didn’t feel like I played my best tennis,” said Sharapova, who will next face the defending champion Flavia Pennetta. “But I was competitive. I was there. I feel like I did everything I had to do in order to win the match, which is sometimes the most important thing.”
February 8th, 2015
“I was either going to be a genius or a nonsense captain,” Mauresmo said. “I took the decision to play Kristina because I knew she had the game to beat Errani. We knew the tactics and she was able to deliver on the court which is always the toughest thing to do.”
June 27th, 2014
“I feel like her game matches up with grass extremely well,” the Russian said. “She stays down really low, hits really flat from both sides, has had steady results on the surface. It’s going to be a challenge.”
May 25th, 2008
Rafael Nadal has never, ever lost a best-of-five set match on clay. Never. The Spaniard has a perfect 34-0 mark in his career in best of five matches on the dirt, but that fact is not the only reason I’m making him my pick to win a fourth straight French Open.