Argentine tennis team seeking its first consecration in the Davis Cup where he has been a finalist four times. The final tournament in fast indoor court can not be more dramatic. Sunday Juan Martin Del Potro with great courage came from two sets down to defeat home favorite Marin Cilic.
With this result, Argentina tied the score 2-2 since in the first day of singles Friday Cilic beat Federico Delbonis in tight duel and then Del Potro won in four sets to Ivo Karlovic. The commitment of doubles on Saturday it took the local pairing of Cilic and Ivan Dodig.
Del Potro – silver medalist at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro – proved to be one of the players most hierarchy in the circuit and only injuries have away from the outposts of the ATP. Just like that do in London beating eventual world number one Andy Murray in the semifinals of the Davis Cup, the Tandil, carrying the burden of being the main weapon of the tennis of his country has given the taste of defeat the two Croatian rackets. Continue reading “Davis Cup Final 2016: Argentina and Croatia equalized 2-2”
The Scot Andy Murray said the world number one, was crowned first Master in London and also completed a final stretch of the season brilliantly winning everything played from the Asian tour ( Beijing and Shanghai Masters ) and European tour indoor ( Vienna and Masters of Paris-Bercy ).
His triumph over Novak Djokovic in the final of the 02 11th in 35. He also added his seventh tournament in the 2016 season, a milestone in his career. Djokovic was a mirage in most of the game, go and end his reign in London for four years and was unable to catch up to Roger Federer in that area.
The first breaking balls come on the side of Murray in the sixth game. Djokovic saved both attacking the back of the room. It was the longest so far played ‘game’. The Balkan held and the game was tied 3-3. Murray looked quite aggressive when sticking right. It was there where he won several points putting in Belgrade on the defensive. This in turn successes alternated with errors – many of them precisely with the ‘ drive ‘.
A new point of ‘ break ‘ would come for ‘ Muzza ‘ and this time – for a change right – eventually overcome the resistance of Djokovic and thus tipped the score in their favor 5-3 and service set. Serbian errors still taking its toll to the stronger from the bottom of Dunblane which closed smoothly 6-3. Continue reading “London Masters 2016: Murray Master crown and holds the world number one”
The world number one ended his drought in the French Open after four attempts beating this Sunday the Scottish Andy Murray (2) – playing his first final in Paris – bringing the Serbian adds his Major number 12 and approaches Rafa Nadal and Pete Sampras.
Novak Djokovic thus joins the select group of players who have won all Grand Slam tournaments, becoming the eighth to do so. It is also the first player to have four consecutive Grand Slam tournaments. The other two are the legendary Rod Laver and Don Budge, although they did in the same season, something that is still possible for Serbia to win at Wimbledon and Flushing Meadows.
As on several occasions in the season, the world number one usually start a little slow and erratic. Despite having broken Murray in service the first ‘game’ of the first set, a number of inconsistencies added to the solid Scottish game from the baseline, led him to give up three straight. ‘Muzza’ knew how to manage the difference and partial won 6-3. Continue reading “Roland Garros 2016: Novak Djokovic goes into the history by winning the French Open”
The main players of the Navy Spanish, Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro won on debut in the Magic Box in Madrid on Sunday. They lost however Lara Arruabarrena, Lourdes Dominguez Lino and Sara Sorribes Tormo.
Victoria Azarenka, the player in the form of the season and former world number one and number two seeded Angelique Kerber, the Czech Lucie Safarova and American Madison Keys also advanced to the second stage. He surprised the early elimination of the Polish Agnieszka Radwanska.
Garbiñe (3) beat Russian Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-2 7-5, will partner with Romanian Irina Begu who beat Canadian Eugenie Bouchard 6-4 3-6 6-4. By the same sector Lourdes Dominguez fell to l Karolina Pliskova (13) winning just three games. The Czech will go against American Christina McHale who beat Germany’s Anna-Lenna Friedsam 6-0 6-4. Continue reading “1000 Madrid Masters 2016: Garbine Muguruza and Suarez Navarro to second round”
The Alicante David Ferrer (8) played an excellent tennis on Monday before the American bomber John Isner (10) and won in straight sets to become the only Spanish in the quarterfinals of men in Australia.
Ferru which has already been semi-finalist here in 2011 and 2013 will face Britain’s Andy Murray (2) a regular finalist in Melbourne (last six versions of it has been in four) also dispatched by fast local Australian Tomic Bernard (16).
David did not arrive in the best way to Australia. There was disappointed in Doha and later in Auckland. With serious ups and downs, you will not go so far predicted the Australian hard court. But Jávea is one of those players who have a claw and pride as few in the circuit. Gradually, game by game has been oiling the machinery and today was a great level to weather the aces of John Isner and maximize their chances of breaking along the duel. Continue reading “Australia Open 2016: David Ferrer and Andy Murray at the same key quarterfinals”
The Australian Open 2016 first Grand Slam of the season began on Monday in Melbourne with wins of the favorites in the upper part of the picture as the defending champion Novak Djokovic (1), the Swiss Roger Federer (3), Czech Tomas Berdych, Japanese Kei Nishikori, the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov and Frenchman Gilles Simon and others.
The Navy had five players in action the day. Of them Nicolas Almagro, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and Albert Ramos passed the first stage but lost Pablo Andujar, Inigo Cervantes and Pablo Carreno surprising elimination of veteran Ivo Karlovic at the hands of Argentine Federico Delbonis.
‘ Nole ‘that seeks to win his sixth title in Australia started with victory over one of the promises of the circuit, the Korean youth Chung Hyeong 6-3 6-2 6-4 breaking his opponent five times, firing 10 aces while achieving 40 winners. A very sober performance against an opponent who showed credentials to be a player which should continue in the medium term. Continue reading “Australia Open 2016: Djokovic, Federer, Almagro, Ramos Garcia-Lopez and successful debut”
Speaking of Serbian Novak Djokovic (1) is now talk of all courts to use a football term in the white sport. The world number one has been charged with two of the best players ever in the semifinals and final of Masters Tournament in London: Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer.
Sunday ‘ Nole ‘spent only two hot flashes in a couple of service games but was less to more and dominated from the rest to Federer suffered excessively little lucky performance of their service. With only 37% of points the second resigned four times before the oppressive harassment Novak Djokovic back with this title had 11 in 2015, matched Federer in history between 22-22, wins his fifth Masters Cup and is the first to get baste 4 row.
Against the background of the only defeat in the round robin still fresh, Djokovic raised the final with different face. The match began with a chance to break for Federer in the second ‘game’ the first set. He escaped ‘ Nole ‘mood after that jerk who was the one who stole the Swiss service in the next game and got away with confirmation 3-1. The ability of the number one pass an alarm to another domain is a trademark throughout the season mark. Yet the game just started and Federer in this type of tracks increases his tennis ability. Continue reading “ATP Tennis Finals 2015: Federer and Novak Djokovic sweeps achieved record high”
The tournament ATP 500 in Beijing or China Open presented on the day on Tuesday the debut of the main rackets that are part of the picture as the world number one Novak Djokovic, the Spaniard Rafael Nadal and the Alicante David Ferrer, but their respective wins They were different in the process.
For Rafa was a headache beating Chinese Wu Di (230 in the ranking) and in a very tangled duel ended up winning more by the weight of his name in the circuit by brilliance.
Instead ‘ Nole ‘confirmed that by now is well above the rest of players rolling the Italian Simone Bolelli and David extended his streak defeating Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci in straight sets. They fell Tommy Robredo, Milos Raonic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Continue reading “ATP Beijing 2015: Rafa Nadal, Ferrer and Djokovic win in debut”
The world number one, Serena Williams to beat older sister Venus on Tuesday night at Flushing Meadows and qualified for the semifinals of the US Open with what is just two wins away from winning the Grand Slam in a full year Steffi Graff and matched with the number of Majors.
Roberta Vinci of Italy will be the opponent in the semifinals. The 32-year-old tennis player first installed in the semifinal of a big while in the doubles he has done repeatedly with titles including Sara Errani. The French beat tarentina young Serbs Kristina Mladenovic.
It was the party that was expected between the Serena Williams sisters. A game where Serena used his good run to win the first set easily 6-2 but immediately lost the compass on the second and Venus passes over 6-1. Continue reading “US Open 2015: Serena Williams and Vinci to semifinals”
The Scot Andy Murray (3) dodged the tough hurdle in the first round of US Open 2015 against Australian nick kyrgios. One of the up tennis in four sets and qualified for the next stage of the tournament where he expects the French Adrian Mannarino.
Of the players from Latin America is only the Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci as the Colombian Santiago Giraldo and the Dominican Victor Estrella Burgos left out. The surprises were falls from French Gilles Simon after going 2-0 in sets on Donald Young and the Luxembourg Gilles Muller with Belgian Reuben Bemelmans.
‘Muzza’ definitely faced the worst rival the top ten were in the first round. Nick kyrgios well as irreverent has great service and a marked talent for winter sports but his inexperience should be the point where the former champion at Flushing Meadows would have to get revenues. The first two sets were closed but the third.
It was best player in the world at key points and took 7-5 6-3. But Kyrgios had not told all in mourning. The young man pressed his strong serve and was more patient to develop points and thanks to this win the third set 6-4 and force a quarter at least. That experience would emerge Murray 6-1 that phy leaving no room for a surprise. The next rival: Adrian Mannarino won 7-6 (6) 6-4 6-1 to Russian Konstantin Kravchuk .
Thomaz Bellucci is the only South American left alive in the second round of the last major of the year. Brazil is the favorite number 30, beat Briton James Ward 6-1 7-5 6-3 and will go against the so-called ‘new Nishikori’ Yoshihito Nishioka in five sets to beat Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu February 6 to 4 -6 6-7 (7) 6-1 6-2. The other South American sector, Colombian Santiago Giraldo fell 3-6 7-6 (6) 7-6 (6) 7-6 (1) with the American Austin Krajicek . Continue reading “US Open 2015: Murray defeats Kyrgios”