March 2015

Nerves Causing Travails for Nadal

March 31, 2015

A peculiar thing happened to Rafael Nadal on the way to losing to Fernando Verdasco at the Miami Open on Sunday afternoon. While Verdasco’s 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 third-round win over Nadal was his second in a row over the former world No. 1 after 13 straight losses, it’s not like Verdasco has found some new […]

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Djokovic Fights Past Federer to Win Indian Wells Title

March 23, 2015

Defending champion Novak Djokovic fought off the yips, righted himself and defeated Roger Federer 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2 in the final of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, Calif., Sunday afternoon. The win tied Djokovic with Federer for the most titles at Indian Wells with four, and was the No. 1-ranked Serb’s 21st Masters […]

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Mayer Defeats Souza in Longest Davis Cup Singles Match

March 8, 2015

Argentine Leonardo Mayer converted on his 11th match point in the fading sunlight in Buenos Aires Sunday night to defeat Brazilian Joao Souza 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5), 5-7, 5-7, 15-13 in the longest singles match in Davis Cup history. The win, contested for six hours and 43 minutes, leveled the best-of-five Davis Cup tie between […]

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