Novak Djokovic

Djokovic plays down injury fears, back for Madrid


- Novak Djokovic has played down fears he will miss this year's French Open, saying the wrist injury he sustained at the Monte Carlo Masters last week is not as serious as first feared.

Wawrinka fights back to beat Federer in Monte Carlo final

MONTE CARLO - Stanislas Wawrinka signaled his French Open ambitions by beating Roger Federer 4-6 7-6 (5) 6-2 in an all-Swiss Monte Carlo Masters final on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 20 Apr 2014

Federer ousts ailing Djokovic in Monaco semis

MONTE CARLO - Roger Federer beat an injured Novak Djokovic 7-5 6-2 to set up an all-Swiss Monte Carlo Masters final with Stanislas Wawrinka after the Australian Open champion ousted David Ferrer 6-1 7-6 (3) on Saturday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 19 Apr 2014

Nadal's claycourt streak ended by bold Ferrer

- Rafael Nadal's 30-match claycourt winning streak ended on Friday when the world number one was stunned 7-6(1) 6-4 by fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 18 Apr 2014

Nadal admits lack of confidence

- Despite going into the Monte Carlo Masters on the back of another impressive unbeaten run on clay, Rafael Nadal admitted six weeks before his beloved French Open that he has been struggling with his confidence for months.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 18 Apr 2014

Djokovic cruises, Nadal claims 30th clay win in a row

- Novak Djokovic lost just one game to join Roger Federer in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals after Rafa Nadal breezed to his 30th consecutive win on clay on Thursday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 17 Apr 2014

Nadal battles wardrobe malfunction in Monte Carlo

- Rafa Nadal is battling a wardrobe malfunction that has forced him to alter his serving routine at this week's Monte Carlo Masters.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 17 Apr 2014

Nadal recovers from shaky start to go through

- Claycourt machine Rafael Nadal recovered from a stuttering start to beat Russian qualifier Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4 6-1 and reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 16 Apr 2014

Djokovic strolls into Monte Carlo third round

- Novak Djokovic opened his Monte Carlo Masters title defense with a 6-1 6-0 demolition of Spanish qualifier Albert Montanes on Tuesday to reach the third round.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 15 Apr 2014

Nadal impatient for return to favored clay courts

MADRID - Rafa Nadal is eager to get back to his favored clay after what he called a "good but not fantastic" start to the year with two titles and two runners-up spots, the world number one said on Wednesday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 02 Apr 2014
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

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