Tagged with Ferrer

Djokovic triumphs in gruelling Paris final

Djokovic triumphs in gruelling Paris final

Novak Djokovic won his 16th Masters title with a 7-5 7-5 win over David Ferrer in Paris today. Like in yesterday’s semi-final against Roger Federer, Djokovic fell behind to a break in the opening stages. Despite Ferrer taking the early ascendancy it could have gone either way. The tide turned soon after. At 5-4 up, … Continue reading

The Best Clay Court Player. Ever.

The Best Clay Court Player. Ever.

Rafael Nadal has won his eighth Roland Garros title after a 6-3 6-2 6-3 victory over compatriot David Ferrer in 2 hours and 60 minutes. A fantastic feat of eight titles at Roland Garros speaks volumes itself but have a read of how he got his elusive twelfth Grand Slam. It shows just how incredible … Continue reading

Tsonga Disappoints at the French Open

Tsonga Disappoints at the French Open

Angered by the crowd, his racquet, the weather, the line judges and the umpire during today’s meeting with David Ferrer, Jo-Wilfred Tsonga was essentially a bad loser. It was evident as he strode nervously onto the court, the magnitude of the home crowd disappointed him. However, after enduring the 2 1/2 hour Djokovic-Nadal thriller, any … Continue reading

The Day of Jo (and David)

The Day of Jo (and David)

In yesterday’s two quarter-finals, Federer V Tsonga and Ferrer V Robredo, three of the competitors are 31. With the only exception being 28 year-old Jo-Wilfred Tsonga. This proves it’s not just a young man’s game, but the slightly younger players of Ferrer and Tsonga still triumphed! “La Jour de Jo” Meaning “The Day of Jo” … Continue reading

The Battle of Spain

The Battle of Spain

In the 60th Barcelona Open Banc Sandabell the clay courts play host to three Spaniards who will effectively be battling it out for the title on their. Top seeded David Ferrer has finished a Nadal’s runner-up four time and has a 25-10 win-loss record at the ATP 500. Second, Nadal has won it seven times. He has … Continue reading

Monte Carlo’s on its way!

Monte Carlo’s on its way!

The Monte Carlo Masters will begin this Saturday. It’s the first clay tournament for most players as it annually marks the opening of the clay season therefore it can often be considered one of the hardest events for some players due to the immediate transition from hard court to clay. Also, it’s the first of … Continue reading

Worrying Words from Andy Murray

Worrying Words from Andy Murray

The British number one is the top contender to win his second Miami Masters title, since the top seed, Novak Djokovic, was shockingly beaten in the fourth round by the world number 15 – Tommy Haas. This left the door open for Murray to close in on the title after  he beat Richard Gasquet 6-7, … Continue reading

The Pick of the Matches so far in Dubai

The Pick of the Matches so far in Dubai

All of the top four seeds reached the semi-finals in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. So far, they’ve had all had quite an easy ride. Top seed, Novak Djokovic,  had an easy draw up until the quarter-final, where he faced seventh seeded Andreas Seppi. Yet, he maintained his composure and stamina throughout the match, … Continue reading

Anger in Australia

Anger in Australia

The top players went mental in Australia over the two magical weeks that ended last Sunday; Ferrer breaking two on his bench and Serena having an absolute tantrum while losing to Sloane Stephens. But none were quite as good as Marcos Baghdatis in 2012. Click here to see 4 racquets be destroyed in 25 seconds. … Continue reading