Novak Djokovic

Nadal felled by Fognini in Barcelona third round


BARCELONA - Rafa Nadal's bid to get back to top form before the French Open suffered a setback when he crashed to a 6-4 7-6(6) defeat to 13th-seeded Italian Fabio Fognini in the third round of the Barcelona Open on Thursday.

Nadal comfortably passes Almagro test in Barcelona

BARCELONA - Rafa Nadal eased past Spanish compatriot Nicolas Almagro 6-3 6-1 to reach the Barcelona Open third round on Wednesday as he began his bid for a ninth title on the clay in the Catalan capital.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 22 Apr 2015

I am used to threat posed by Djokovic, says Nadal

BARCELONA - A red hot Novak Djokovic is being tipped to end Rafa Nadal's stranglehold at Roland Garros in June but the Spaniard dismissed the threat as being no different to those he has faced before.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 20 Apr 2015

Djokovic beats Berdych to win Monte Carlo Masters

MONTE CARLO - World number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia won the Monte Carlo Masters by beating Czech sixth seed Tomas Berdych 7-5 4-6 6-3 in the final on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 19 Apr 2015

Djokovic sweeps Nadal aside in Monte Carlo semi

MONTE CARLO - World number one Novak Djokovic laid down an early French Open marker when he reached the Monte Carlos Masters final with a comprehensive 6-3 6-3 win over eight-times champion Rafa Nadal on Saturday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 18 Apr 2015

Nadal confident he on right path despite loss to Djokovic

MONTE CARLO - Although comprehensively beaten by Novak Djokovic on the Monte Carlo semi-finals, claycourt king Rafa Nadal believes he is on the right path as his beloved French Open looms.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 18 Apr 2015

Djokovic and Nadal to renew rivalry in Monte Carlo semis

MONTE CARLO - A near flawless Novak Djokovic crushed Marin Cilic 6-0 6-3 to set up a blockbuster Monte Carlo Masters semi-final with claycourt king Rafa Nadal, who came through a testing workout by David Ferrer on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 17 Apr 2015

Swiss miss as Federer and Wawrinka lose in Monte Carlo

MONTE CARLO - Former world number one Roger Federer was beaten 6-4 7-6(5) by local favorite Gael Monfils in the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on a bad day for the Swiss which also saw Stanislas Wawrinka exit on Thursday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 16 Apr 2015

Nadal and Federer bulldoze into Monte Carlo last 16

MONTE CARLO - Rafa Nadal returned to one of his favorite hunting grounds to thrash Frenchman Lucas Pouille at the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday as his build-up to the French Open began.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 15 Apr 2015

Djokovic continues domination with win over Murray

MIAMI - World number one Novak Djokovic continued his impressive run of form, winning the Miami Open over Andy Murray 7-6(3) 4-6 6-0 at Key Biscayne on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 05 Apr 2015
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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