Sony Ericsson Open

Djokovic Tops Murray for Sony Ericsson Crown

April 1, 2012

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic defended his title at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami this afternoon, defeating No. 4-seeded Andy Murray 6-1, 7-6 (4) in convincing fashion. Djokovic joins Andre Agassi (6) and Pete Sampras (3) as the only players with three or more wins at Miami. The 24-year-old Serb also won at Key […]

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Roddick Foils Federer at Sony Ericsson Open

March 27, 2012

Andy Roddick stunned world No. 3 Roger Federer 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-4 in a third-round matchup at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami last night, defeating the Swiss for just the third time in 24 career meetings. Two of Roddick’s wins over the 16-time Grand Slam champion have come at Crandon Park on Key Biscayne. […]

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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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Djokovic Defeats Nadal Again to Keep Streak Alive

May 15, 2011

Ding dong! The Clay Master is toast. Well, not really. But Novak Djokovic has certainly put a world of hurt upon Rafael Nadal’s hold on Numero Uno and virtual clay-court invincibility. The No. 2-ranked Djokovic defeated Nadal 6-4, 6-4 Sunday evening to win the Rome Masters and bag his second win over Rafa in two […]

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Djokovic Extends Streak with Win at Sony Ericsson

April 4, 2011

Torrid Novak Djokovic defeated world No. 1 Rafael Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) in a riveting, 3-hour, 21-minute, mano-a-mano slugfest to win the Sony Ericsson Open in sultry Miami yesterday. No. 2-ranked Djokovic improved to 24-0 on the year, and increased his overall winning streak to 26 matches, counting two Davis Cup wins in December. […]

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Djokovic Looks to Continue Streak at Sony Ericsson

March 25, 2011

Red-hot Novak Djokovic puts his 20 match winning streak on the line tonight in a second-round match against Denis Istomin at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami. Nole, like all the seeds, received a first-round bye. The Serb, then ranked No. 3, extended his unbeaten run by rallying from a set down to defeat top-ranked […]

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Nalbandian Merits Comeback Player of the Year Props

December 5, 2010

David Nalbandian didn’t win ATP Comeback Player of the Year, but in my opinion the former world No. 3 Argentine was the most deserving of the four players nominated for 2010. The award, voted on by ATP players, was presented two weeks ago. Mardy Fish, Robin Haase and Kei Nishikori were the other nominees. Dutchman […]

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Nalbandian Drubs Ram in Return to Tour

August 3, 2010

David Nalbandian of Argentina began his second half of the season last night in Washington, D.C. The former world No. 3 defeated American Rajeev Ram 6-4, 6-0 in 52 minutes at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic in his first ATP Tour match since a quarterfinal loss at Monte Carlo in April. Nalbandian underwent right hip […]

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Roddick Defeats Berdych for Sony Ericsson Title

April 5, 2010

Andy Roddick defeated Tomas Berdych 7-5, 6-4 in Miami yesterday to win the Sony Ericsson Open. The big-serving American kept Berdych off balance with sliced backhands, change-of-pace forehands, occasional forays to the net and 13 aces. Roddick, the No. 6 seed, had Berdych so befuddled that at one point the big Czech lost track of […]

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Murray Drubs Djokovic to Take Sony Ericsson Crown

April 6, 2009

It was a match up of Nos. 3 and 4 rather than the anticipated duel between Nos. 1 and 2. Andy Murray won a battle between two weary warriors yesterday in the sweltering heat of Miami as he defeated No. 3 Novak Djokovic 6-2, 7-5 in the finals of the Sony Ericsson Open. Murray became […]

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