New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Great Britain's Andy Murray came from behind to defeat Spain's Rafael Nadal, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 in the Japan Open finals on Sunday. Murray lost the first set before rallying to win his second straight ATP tour victory. The title was the fourth-ranked Murray’s 20th overall and fourth of the season after...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Tomas Berdych from the Czech Republic defeated Croatia's Marin Cilic 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to win the China Open, and on the women's side, it was Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska who defeated Andrea Petkovic of Germany, 7-5, 0-6, 6-4 to claim the women’s title. “To bring this title really means a lot to me,"...Read more
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Serbian Novak Djokovic, winner of the 2011 U.S. Open, has announced that he is withdrawing from the the Shanghai Masters due to a nagging back muscle injury. Djokovic, the world's top-ranked male tennis player, was also forced out of play of the recent China Open due to his back ailment which has...Read more
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Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki has once again been knocked out of a major WTA tournament, this time in the China Open quarterfinals in a 3-6, 6-0, 7-6 three-set defeat at the hands of Italy's Flavia Pennetta. Wozniacki was just two points away from a victory; however, Pennetta fought back and then...Read more
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Spain's Rafael Nadal will be playing against American Mardy Fish in the semifinals of the Japan Open. Nadal defeated Santiago Giraldo of Colombia in straight sets and Fish defeated Bernard Tomic of Austria in three sets, 6-7, 6-4, 6-1. "It was a tough first set. I thought I could play more relaxed...Read more
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Rafael Nadal from Spain has advanced to the quarters of the Japan Open after a 7-5, 6-3 win over Milos Raonic of Canada. Nadal is the current number two player in the world and will go up against Santiago Giraldo in quarterfinals. "I was happy with almost everything today; I was focused on my...Read more
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Jo-Wifried Tsonga along with Caroline Wozniacki have moved onto the quarterfinals at the China Open. Tsonga defeated Zheng Ze of China, 6-3, 6-4, and Wozniacki defeated Kaia Kanpei of Estonia 6-3, 7-6 (3). Wozniacki has shown improvement since her last lost to Kanepi at the Pan Pacific Open in...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2012 Australian Open, set for Jan. 16-29, 2012 at Melbourne Park will be the richest tournament in Grand Slam tennis history, with the winners of both the men’s and women’s singles to pocket $2.2 million U.S. and a total of $25 million U.S. will be paid out at the event. French Open Director...Read more
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American Andy Roddick lost to South Africa’s Kevin Anderson 4-6, 5-7 in the first round of the China Open, a defeat the sixth-seeded American called “unacceptable.” Roddick struggled with his usually reliable serve and was broken at key points in each set. In the second set Roddick broke Anderson...Read more
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Fourth-seeded American Mardy Fish beat fellow countryman Ryan Harrison in three tough sets 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, in the first round at the Japan Open. Fish relied on his serve-and-volley game to outlast Harrison in this matchup. With the final set tied 5-5, Harrison gave up a break before Fish served out...Read more