April 2013

Djokovic Stops Nadal Streak at Monte Carlo Masters

April 21, 2013

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic made sure eight is enough for Rafael Nadal. Djokovic ended the Spaniard’s run of eight straight titles at the Monte Carlo Masters earlier today, defeating Nadal 6-2, 7-6 (1) in the final of the opening tournament of the European clay-court season. For Nadal, ranked No. 5, the loss ended a 46-match winning […]

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Berlocq Leads Argentina to Upset of France in Davis Cup

April 8, 2013

Argentine Carlos Berlocq held his nerve in the deciding fifth rubber of Davis Cup quarterfinal competition yesterday to defeat Frenchman Gilles Simon 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 and propel Argentina to a 3-2 victory over heavily favored France in Buenos Aires. It was four-time finalist Argentina’s first win in six tries against nine-time champion France. Argentina […]

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Murray Edges Ferrer in Battle Royal at Sony Open

April 1, 2013

It wasn’t pretty. It resembled a heavyweight prizefight more than a tennis match. In a grueling display of guts and determination Scotsman Andy Murray out-ground the ultimate grinder, defeating Spaniard David Ferrer 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (1) in the final of the Sony Open yesterday afternoon in humid Miami. With both combatants wobbling at the end, […]

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