Djokovic downs Nishikori to set up final against Murray

May 8, 2016

Djokovic downs Nishikori to set up final against Murray

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic set up a mouthwatering Madrid Masters final showdown against defending champion Andy Murray by seeing off Kei Nishikori 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) on Saturday. Murray, the second seed, earlier registered just his second ever win over Rafael Nadal on clay ...

Murray ousts Simon in Madrid

May 5, 2016

Murray ousts Simon in Madrid

Andy Murray put on another impressive performance on clay Thursday, defeating Gilles Simon 6-4, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the Madid Masters. The second-seeded Murray broke Simon’s serve in the final game of the first set and twice in the second to stay ...

Nishikori prevails against Fognini at Madrid Masters

May 5, 2016

Nishikori prevails against Fognini at Madrid Masters

World No. 6 Kei Nishikori made a great escape on Wednesday, when he saw off a tough challenge from Italy’s Fabio Fognini, winning their second-round match 6-2, 3-6, 7-5. In their first match in five years, Fognini overcame a slow start on the red ...

May 3, 2016

Federer pulls out of Madrid Masters

Roger Federer has withdrawn from the Madrid Masters because of a back injury. The third-ranked Federer said Monday that he was hurt in practice during the weekend and didn’t want to take any chances aggravating the injury. Federer was coming of a knee injury ...

May 2, 2016

Top seeds Radwanska, Kerber upset in Madrid

Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska and Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber were upset in the opening round of the Madrid Masters on Sunday. Radwanska, who was elevated to the No. 1 seeding when Serena Williams withdrew, was beaten 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 3-6 by Dominika Cibulkova of ...

No. 1 rank not focus for Maria

May 5, 2013

No. 1 rank not focus for Maria

Maria Sharapova is keeping her feet on the ground over the possibility of wresting back the world No. 1 spot from Serena Williams at the Madrid Masters. Williams is also competing in the Spanish capital but the Russian, currently ranked second in the world, ...