The Scot Andy Murray (2) was the second time the Madrid Masters – the first was in 2008 when it was played on hard courts – defeating categorically the defender champion, the Spaniard Rafael Nadal (3) in straight sets Sunday.
Rafa will drop to 7 world ranking, leaving the top 5 for the first time in 10 seasons and this sum Murray with his second trophy of the season, curiously consecutively and on clay in his first two finals in a surface until today had never been given.
Silence in the Magic Box. The great Rafa Nadal again the hesitant and not very solid so far in 2015, when it seemed that that image was buried in great shape beating Grigor Dimitrov and Tomas Berdych in the quarterfinals and semifinals respectively. Today was a shadow, except on rare occasions and it was relatively easy prey for an Andy Murray harvesting incredible unbeaten record in ‘clay’ from Munich where he won the championship. Continue reading “Madrid Masters 2015: Nadal and Andy Murray is subjected to champion”
Boxes were ready quarterfinals in Munich, Estoril and Istanbul on Thursday. In the German tournament, Andy Murray (1) progressed with Czech Lukas Rosol and Austrian Dominik Thiem and Gerald Melzer won withdrawal through injury of Pablo Andujar.
In Portugal Rodens Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and gijones Pablo Carreno Busta classified as Croatian Borna Coric and Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller who eliminated Albert Montanes . Finally in Turkey Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov (2), the Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci, the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas and Croatian Ivan Dodig arrived quarters.
In Estoril eventually are three members of the Navy in the quarterfinals. A classification of Nicolas Almagro on Wednesday joined those of Pablo Carreno Busta and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez. Gijon won the canary 20 year old David Vega Hernandez 6-1 6-2 Albacete on a roll coming from Bucharest, he beats 6-4 3-6 6-1 second-seeded South African Kevin Anderson. Continue reading “Andy Murray to 4th in Munich”
The Scot Andy Murray – sixth seed – won in straight sets Tuesday at Melbourne Park to young local star Nick Kyrgios and thus stood in Open semifinals where he has already been a finalist twice.
‘Muzza’ will play against Tomas Berdych in the previous instance to Sunday’s final. The Czech on the same day but earlier had liquidated Rafa Nadal. In Central has lost the last two games having negative record 4-6.
Wimbledon champion in 2013 brought out his greater experience against an opponent eight years younger and was looking to be the first Australian to reach the semifinals on home soil after several years. Suffice a break in the sixth game of the first set and take it 6-3 below. Continue reading “Australia Open 2015: Andy Murray defeats Kyrgios”