May 2011

Djokovic Deflates del Potro in Paris

May 28, 2011

After trading body blows with Juan Martin del Potro and splitting sets in a third-round match suspended by darkness Friday night, No. 2-ranked Novak Djokovic raised his game a notch in afternoon sunshine today and won sets three and four handily to defeat the big Argentine 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. The win was Djokovic’s 40th […]

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French Qualifier Robert Upsets Berdych at Roland Garros

May 23, 2011

Unheralded journeyman Stephane Robert scored the biggest upset of Day 2 at the French Open this afternoon, defeating No. 6-ranked Tomas Berdych 3-6, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, 9-7 in a first round match. It was a day of firsts for the 31-year-old French qualifier, ranked No. 140 in the world. Until Monday, Robert had never won […]

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Djokovic Defeats Nadal Again to Keep Streak Alive

May 15, 2011

Ding dong! The Clay Master is toast. Well, not really. But Novak Djokovic has certainly put a world of hurt upon Rafael Nadal’s hold on Numero Uno and virtual clay-court invincibility. The No. 2-ranked Djokovic defeated Nadal 6-4, 6-4 Sunday evening to win the Rome Masters and bag his second win over Rafa in two […]

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Djokovic Tops Lopez to Win Serbia Open

May 1, 2011

For Novak Djokovic, the streak goes on. The 23-year-old Serb defeated Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (4), 6-2 earlier today to win the Serbia Open in Belgrade for his fifth title of the year and the 23rd of his career. The No. 2-ranked Djokovic improved to 27-0 on the season, while winning his 29th consecutive match. […]

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