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Federer to skip French Open

/ May 16, 2017

Federer to skip French Open

After spending a few days practicing on clay courts in Switzerland, a healthy and well-rested Roger Federer settled on his upcoming schedule: He will bypass the French Open and turn his focus to Wimbledon, then the U.S. Open. “It was a tough decision to ...

Nadal bests Thiem for Madrid Open crown

/ May 15, 2017

Nadal bests Thiem for Madrid Open crown

Rafael Nadal continued his impressive form heading into the French Open, winning his third straight title on clay Sunday with a 7-6 (10-8), 6-4 victory over Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Open final. Nadal withstood a tough challenge from the ninth-ranked Thiem, converting on ...

Djokovic, Nadal to meet in Madrid Open semifinal

/ May 13, 2017

Djokovic, Nadal to meet in Madrid Open semifinal

Rafael Nadal set up a semifinal against Novak Djokovic after withstanding a tough challenge from David Goffin 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 at the Madrid Open on Friday. Djokovic, the defending champion, advanced when Kei Nishikori withdrew before their quarterfinal because of a wrist injury. “It’s ...

/ May 11, 2017

Cirstea eliminates Doi in third round at Madrid Open

Misaki Doi fell to Sorana-Mihaela Cirstea of Romania 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 in the Madrid Open women’s singles on Wednesday, a disappointing third-round loss to a lower-ranked player. The unseeded Doi, who is currently ranked 53rd in the world, was handed her third defeat in ...

/ May 10, 2017

Doi advances to third round at Madrid Open

Misaki Doi beat Donna Vekic of Croatia 6-1, 6-2 in the women’s singles Tuesday to book herself a spot in the third round of the Madrid Open. Unseeded Doi, who pulled off a surprise upset over world No. 10 Madison Keys in the first ...

/ May 8, 2017

Sharapova to face fierce critic Bouchard in Madrid

Maria Sharapova’s reward for advancing to the second round of the Madrid Open on Sunday is a match against Eugenie Bouchard, one of the most outspoken players against the Russian’s return after a doping ban. Sharapova recovered from a shaky opening to defeat Mirjana ...

/ May 7, 2017

Doi wins first match at Madrid Open

Misaki Doi got off to a winning start at the Madrid Open women’s singles with a three-set defeat of American world No. 10 Madison Keys on Saturday. Doi, ranked 52nd, defeated the ninth-seeded Keys 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 to book her place in the second ...