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Djokovic Wins Beijing, but Nadal Regains No. 1 Ranking

Djokovic Wins Beijing, but Nadal Regains No. 1 Ranking

Novak Djokovic lost his spot atop the ATP World Rankings, but played a nearly flawless match to beat Rafael Nadal for the title in China, his fourth, 6-3, 6-4.   He broke the Spaniard at the start of both sets, ...

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David Nalbandian – Career Highlights

David Nalbandian – Career Highlights

The Argentine press is in a swoon over the announcement that David Nalbandian, “King David,” as he is known there, is retiring.  Nalbandian has undergone several surgeries in the last few years, so it’s not actually a shock, but the ...

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David Nalbandian Retires from Tennis

David Nalbandian Retires from Tennis

David Nalbandian has retired from the ATP Tour. The 31-year-old Argentine announced it at a press conference Tuesday, citing long-term injuries as the main reason. Nalbandian is a former world No. 3 who won 11 ATP singles titles and represented ...

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Facing Federer: Gilles Muller’s Take

Facing Federer: Gilles Muller’s Take

Scoop Malinowski, who contributes to the Tennis Frontier, has released his new book “Facing Federer“. Here is the second of three excerpts: Gilles Muller Gilles Muller: “Well, it’s always a nice feeling Roger because it’s what you work for, those ...

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Petra Kvitova Wins the Pan Pacific Open

Petra Kvitova Wins the Pan Pacific Open

Czech star Petra Kvitova defeated Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-2, 0-6, 6-3 to secure the Pan Pacific Open title in Japan. The former Wimbledon champion earned it the hard way. It was a roller-coaster ride of a match that featured ...

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Milos Raonic Wins the Thailand Open

Milos Raonic Wins the Thailand Open

Milos Raonic defeated the top seed Tomas Berdych in straight sets 7-6, 6-3 to secure his fifth ATP tour title in Bangkok at the Thailand Open. The first set went with serve, although Raonic had to fend off a set ...

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Joao Sousa Wins the Malaysian Open

Joao Sousa Wins the Malaysian Open

Joao Sousa claimed his first ATP title at the Malaysian Open by beating veteran Frenchman Julien Benneteau 2-6, 7-5, 6-4. The 24-year-old is the first ever Portugal native to win an ATP Tour title. Sousa, ranked 77, had already upset seeds ...

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Facing Federer: Dimitry Tursonov’s take

Facing Federer: Dimitry Tursonov’s take

Scoop Malinowski, who contributes to the Tennis Frontier, has released his new book “Facing Federer“. Here is the first of three exclusive excerpts: Dmitry Tursunov: “It depends. If everyone talks about Roger as being the greatest, then you come out ...

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Gilles Simon Triumphs at the Open de Moselle

Gilles Simon Triumphs at the Open de Moselle

Gilles Simon defeated fellow frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to win the Open de Moselle in Metz 6-4, 6-3 to win his first title of the year and 11th title of his career. It was Tsonga’s first tournament back after recovering from ...

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Gulbis Stages Dramatic Comeback to Win St. Petersburg Open

Gulbis Stages Dramatic Comeback to Win St. Petersburg Open

Ernests Gulbis fought back from a set down to overcome Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 in the final of the St. Petersburg Open. Gulbis, ranked 36, was broken three times in the opening set (he broke Garcia-Lopez once) and ...

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