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 Spaniard Rafael Nadal (4) debuted with a resounding victory in the Internazionali BNL D’Italia on the Turkish Marsel Ilhan and qualified to the knockout stage in the Roman tournament where they will play against American John Isner (16). With it moved Wednesday Rodens Guillermo Garcia-Lopez who beat Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopov. They were out Feliciano Lopez and Roberto Bautista Agut.
Roger Federer (2), Andy Murray (3) with Kei Nishikori (5) are other favorites who managed to pass to the knockout while the French Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Gilles Simon were eliminated by the Belgian David Goffin and Austrian Dominik Thiem and Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov (10) fell with Italian Fabio Fognini.
Rafa started fulfilling the duties before Ilhan after his unsuccessful defense of the Madrid Masters. The Spaniard did not need to deploy all his tennis to subdue the Turkish background who just won two games. 6-2 6-0 ticket to the quarterfinals where he awaits a rival’s shaft: John Isner who alighted Argentine Leonardo Mayer 7-6 (6) 6-4. Continue reading “Madrid Masters 2015: Rafael Nadal Garcia Lopez, Federer and Murray to second round”
The Spaniard Rafael Nadal (2) Murcia defeated Nicolas Almagro on Wednesday without problems in the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell classifying round of the tournament he has won eight times.
With former world number one moved the Alicante David Ferrer (3), the Toledo Feliciano Lopez (5), the Cuenca Pablo Andujar and Catalan Marcel Granollers besides Italian Fabio Fognini (13) and German Philipp Kohlschreiber (12).
Rafa and avenged last year’s defeat in the quarter-final against Nico in a match where only had problems in the first game of the second set when Murcia breaks the serve and when closing the victory as were adjourned seven breakpoints ‘. However the Spaniard looks increasingly settled on the track and his victory was a comfortable 6-3 6-1. In the next stage Rafa will have the opportunity to settle accounts with other tennis player Fabio Fognini which in turn exceeded in three sets to young Russian Andrey Rublev 3-6 6-4 6-1. Continue reading “Barcelona Open 2015: Rafael Nadal”
Rafael Nadal – Third seed – Sunday exceeded the risk meant punch confront the powerful South African Kevin Anderson (14) and defeated in straight sets showing that the parties been recovering the level of competition. Already in the quarterfinals and opponent have: Tomas Berdych (7), which in turn won the Australian Bernard Tomic equally fast track.
Among women there are already three quarters classified to the Russian Maria Sharapova (2) go to that instance by the Canadian Eugenie Bouchard (7) in addition to the Russian Ekaterina Makarova (10). Of the three only Bouchard needed three sets to advance.
Rafa played today convincingly before the giant 2.03 meters, Kevin Anderson and won fairly and especially without extending unnecessary time on the track. The Spaniard only had real problems in the first set where he had to lift up to five breakpoints showing his usual grit and finish took him to a ‘break’ 7-5. Continue reading “Australia Open 2015: Rafael Nadal, Berdych and Sharapova to quarterfinals”