February 2011

Djokovic Humbles Federer for Third Dubai Crown

February 26, 2011

World No. 3 Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 6-3, 6-3 Saturday night to win the Dubai Tennis Championships for the third year in a row. The victory pushed the red-hot Serb’s record to 12-0 this year and 14-0 since he lost in the semis at the ATP World Tour Finals in November. Djokovic improved to […]

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Roddick Derails Raonic Express in Memphis

February 21, 2011

Top-seeded Andy Roddick outlasted Canadian upstart Milos Raonic 7-6 (7), 6-7 (11), 7-5 yesterday to win the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis for the third time. The win was Roddick’s 30th career title in 50 finals and ended the eight-match winning streak of one of the rising stars on the ATP Tour. “Winning tennis […]

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Raonic Defeats Verdasco Again

February 17, 2011

It was deja vu all over again. For the second time in four days, Milos Raonic handed No. 9-ranked Fernando Verdasco a stunning defeat. Raonic edged Verdasco 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (5) last night in the first round of the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis. Sunday, the 20-year-old Canadian upset Verdasco 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5) […]

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Raonic Upsets Verdasco for SAP Open Title

February 14, 2011

Milos Raonic won his first ATP Tour title last night, defeating top seed and defending champion Fernando Verdasco 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5) in the final of the SAP Open at San Jose. The 20-year-old unseeded Canadian became the youngest winner on the ATP Tour since then 19-year-old Marin Cilic captured the New Haven title in […]

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Raonic Bombs Blake at SAP Open

February 10, 2011

Former world No. 4 James Blake has seen the future and it just might be Milos. That would be big-serving Milos Raonic, a 20-year-old Canadian, whose star is rising on the ATP Tour almost as fast as his serve. Raonic bounced the 170th-ranked Blake out of the SAP Open in San Jose yesterday with a […]

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Dodig Tops Berrer at Zagreb for First ATP Title

February 7, 2011

Unseeded Croat Ivan Dodig rode a strong serve yesterday to win his first ATP Tour title, defeating German Michael Berrer 6-3, 6-4 in the final of the PZB Zagreb Indoors. Until this past week, Dodig had never advanced beyond the quarterfinals of an ATP Tour level event. All that changed when the No. 84-ranked Dodig […]

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