Cincinnati Masters

Karlovic Defeats Lopez for Los Cabos Title

August 14, 2016

Big-serving Croat Ivo Karlovic’s red-hot summer continues. The 37-year-old Karlovic defeated top seed Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the final of the inaugural Abierto Mexicano Mifel in Los Cabos last night. For the third-seeded Karlovic the title was his second of the summer and the eighth of his career. The 6-foot-11 Croatian won at […]

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Federer Dazzles to Defeat Murray at Cincinnati Masters

August 22, 2015

The Maestro was magical. Playing like someone far younger than his 34 years, Roger Federer delivered a shut-down performance against Andy Murray in Cincinnati this afternoon, defeating the second-ranked Scot 6-4, 7-6 (6) in the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open. Federer, ranked No. 3, won his fifth straight match against Murray and improved […]

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Nadal Tops Isner to Capture Cincinnati Masters

August 18, 2013

For Rafael Nadal the beat goes on. Nadal edged big-serving John Isner 7-6 (8), 7-6 (3) in the final of the Western & Southern Open at Cincinnati this afternoon, winning the championship for the first time in nine tries. The title was the resurgent Rafa’s ninth of the year and his record 26th Masters series […]

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Murray Ready to Win First Major in New York

August 27, 2012

Two of the Big Four have lots to prove when the U.S. Open begins today at Flushing Meadows in New York. Defending champion and No. 2-ranked Novak Djokovic would certainly like to win his second major of the year to affirm that the success he had in 2011 — three Grand Slam titles — wasn’t […]

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Federer Whips Djokovic to Win Fifth Cincinnati Masters

August 20, 2012

Top-ranked Roger Federer keeps on keepin’ on. The 31-year-old Swiss icon defeated Novak Djokovic 6-0, 7-6 (7) to win his record fifth Cincinnati Masters title in decisive fashion yesterday afternoon. Federer, relying on a nearly untouchable serve — one that rarely exceeded 130 mph but kissed the corners and lines consistently — never faced a […]

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Murray Completes Asian Trifecta with Win over Ferrer at Shanghai

October 16, 2011

Defending champion Andy Murray defeated Spaniard David Ferrer 7-5, 6-4 in the final of the Shanghai Masters Sunday afternoon, winning his third title in three weeks on the fall Asian swing. Murray came into Shanghai having won championships at the Thailand Open in Bangkok and the Rakuten Japan Open in Tokyo the previous two weeks. […]

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Djokovic and Murray Primed to Meet in U.S. Open Final

August 28, 2011

Picking a winner for the U.S. Open, which begins tomorrow, is more complicated than it was three weeks ago when the Rogers Cup began in Montreal. The top four players — really, the only serious contenders — were competing for the first time since Wimbledon in back-to-back Masters Series events leading up to the last […]

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Murray Upends Weary Djokovic to Win Cincinnati Masters

August 21, 2011

The wear and tear of a truly remarkable season finally took its toll on Novak Djokovic today as Andy Murray stunned the No. 1-ranked Serb in the finals of the Western & Southern Open in sultry Cincinnati. Murray led 6-4, 3-0 when a fatigued Djokovic retired with a shoulder injury just minutes before a downpour […]

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Murray Ready for Major Moment at U.S. Open

August 30, 2010

The U.S. Open, the last of the four Grand Slams, begins today in New York. With defending champion Juan Martin del Potro sidelined by injury, conventional wisdom says this year’s champion will be one of the Top 4 players. That’s a safe bet. Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have combined for […]

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Federer Edges Fish for Cincinnati Masters Crown

August 23, 2010

Roger Federer returned to his winning ways with a hard-fought 6-7 (5), 7-6 (1), 6-4 victory over Mardy Fish in the final of the Cincinnati Masters yesterday afternoon. The title was No. 3-seeded Federer’s first since he won the Australian Open in January and the 63rd of his career, tying him with Bjorn Borg for […]

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