February 2015

Federer Defeats Djokovic to Win Seventh Dubai Tennis Championships Title

February 28, 2015

Roger Federer remains king of Dubai. The 33-year-old Federer won his seventh Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships crown Saturday night, defeating world No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-5 in a scintillating performance. Federer, who improved to 20-17 against his Serbian rival, was competing in his ninth final in 12 appearances at the Dubai tournament. The […]

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Croatian Teen Coric Stuns Murray at Dubai Tennis Championships

February 26, 2015

Croatian teenager Borna Coric shocked third seed Andy Murray 6-1, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Thursday afternoon. The 18-year-old Coric, who entered the main draw as a lucky loser when Philipp Kohlschreiber pulled out, played with nerves of steel, winning 89 percent of his first service points and converting […]

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Fognini Upsets Nadal in Semifinals at Rio Open

February 22, 2015

Italy’s Fabio Fognini shocked defending champion and top seed Rafael Nadal in the semifinals of the Rio Open Saturday night, defeating the No. 3-ranked Spaniard 1-6, 6-2, 7-5 at the Jockey Club Brasileiro in Rio de Janeiro. Fognini, seeded fourth, ended Nadal’s 52-match winning streak in tour-level semifinals on clay, and handed the Spaniard just […]

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Wawrinka Beats Berdych to Win ABN AMRO Title at Rotterdam

February 15, 2015

Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka rallied to defeat defending champion Tomas Berdych 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam Sunday afternoon. The No. 8-ranked Swiss showed his Grand Slam pedigree in the key moments to topple Berdych for the sixth time in a row and improve to 11-5 against […]

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Estrella Burgos Captures Maiden Title in Quito

February 9, 2015

Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic, at 34 years of age, became the oldest first-time ATP World Tour titlist in the Open Era yesterday, defeating top-seeded Feliciano Lopez 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5) in the final of the inaugural Ecuador Open Quito. The eighth-seeded Estrella Burgos, recently named Dominican Sportsman of the Year, also […]

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Djokovic Whips Murray Once Again to Win Australian Open

February 2, 2015

Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open and eighth career Grand Slam on Sunday night, wearing down Andy Murray and defeating the Scot for the third time in a final at Melbourne Park. Djokovic prevailed 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in three hours and 39 minutes. The title ties Djokovic with Andre Agassi, Jimmy […]

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