May 2010

Nadal and Soderling Redux at the French Open?

May 25, 2010

Rafael Nadal is every bit le bete sauvage he was two years ago when he won his fourth straight French Open. Last year’s loss to Robin Soderling in the fourth round at Roland Garros was an anomaly for Nadal. It was his first loss ever at the French. Taking nothing away from the Swede, Rafa […]

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Nadal Tops Federer to Win Madrid Masters

May 17, 2010

Rafael Nadal won his record 18th Masters Series title yesterday, defeating reigning-champion Roger Federer 6-4, 7-6 (5) in the final of the Madrid Masters. The win boosted Nadal’s record to 15-0 on the European clay-court swing leading up to the French Open and broke a tie with Andre Agassi for most Masters titles. Nadal won […]

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Nadal Defeats Ferrer for 5th Rome Masters

May 2, 2010

No. 3 seed Rafael Nadal won his fifth Rome Masters crown earlier today, dispatching fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 7-5, 6-2 in one hour and 44 minutes in a match twice interrupted by rain. Nadal, who ended an 11-month title drought two weeks ago with a win in Monte Carlo, picked up his 27th clay-court title […]

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