January 2010

Federer Whips Murray for Australian Open Crown

January 31, 2010

Roger Federer proved his mettle once again. Any doubt about Federer’s hunger to add to his Grand Slam trophy trove was squelched Sunday night with a convincing 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (11) victory over No. 5 seed Andy Murray in the final of the Australian Open. The title was the Swiss Maestro’s record 16th major and his fourth Australian championship. […]

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Davydenko to Win Australian Open

January 17, 2010

The first Grand Slam of the new decade begins tomorrow in the Land of Oz. The Australian Open is often dubbed the Wide Open due to the uncertain level of fitness and form of players coming off a two-month hiatus and the sometimes inferno that can be early Melbourne summer. Upsets, injuries and exhaustion are […]

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Dragon Slayer Davydenko Drops Nadal at Doha

January 10, 2010

Nikolay Davydenko overcame a first set bagel and saved two match points yesterday to defeat Rafael Nadal 0-6, 7-6 (8), 6-4 in the final of the Qatar Open. The title was Davydenko’s second in a row and 20th of his career. The 28-year-old Russian won the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in November, defeating both […]

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Federer Still on Top as New Decade Dawns

January 4, 2010

A new decade begins in men’s tennis today. The 2010 ATP Tour kicks off with tournaments in Brisbane, Chennai and Doha. Back atop the world rankings is Roger Federer, who won two Grand Slams last year and supplanted Pete Sampras as the all-time leader in major championships with 15. Federer reclaimed the World No. 1 ranking […]

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