Ivan Ljubicic

Federer Defeats Nadal to Win Third Miami Open Crown

April 3, 2017

Roger Federer tapped the Fountain of Youth once again. The 35-year-old Swiss Maestro defeated longtime rival Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4 yesterday afternoon to win the Miami Open and capture the Sunshine Double for the third time. Federer won the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells two weeks ago and has now won three tournaments on […]

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Dodig Tops Berrer at Zagreb for First ATP Title

February 7, 2011

Unseeded Croat Ivan Dodig rode a strong serve yesterday to win his first ATP Tour title, defeating German Michael Berrer 6-3, 6-4 in the final of the PZB Zagreb Indoors. Until this past week, Dodig had never advanced beyond the quarterfinals of an ATP Tour level event. All that changed when the No. 84-ranked Dodig […]

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Ljubicic Ekes Past Roddick to Win BNP Paribas Open

March 22, 2010

Big-serving Ivan Ljubicic edged Andy Roddick 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) yesterday afternoon to win the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells and capture his first Masters Series title after three runner-up finishes. The victory capped off a career defining week for the No. 26-ranked Croatian, who posted upset wins over World No. 2 Novak Djokovic […]

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Nadal Defeats Berdych at Indian Wells

March 19, 2010

A rejuvenated Rafael Nadal defeated Tomas Berdych 6-4, 7-6 (4) last night to book a spot in the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, Calif. The tournament was defending-champion Nadal’s first since retiring against Andy Murray in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in January. Nadal will meet Croatian Ivan Ljubicic in […]

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Djokovic Edges Youzhny at Dubai Championships

February 28, 2010

Tennis fans in Dubai certainly got their money’s worth watching defending-champion Novak Djokovic this past week. The No.2-ranked Serbian defeated Mikhail Youzhny 7-5, 5-7, 6-3 in the final of the Dubai Tennis Championships earlier today in a match lasting 3 hours and 21 minutes and spanning two days. Rain halted yesterday’s play with the Serbian […]

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