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David Ferrer managed to make a name for himself in era of superstars and that is his biggest victory
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David Ferrer managed to make a name for himself in era of superstars and that is his biggest victory

In a professional career spanning almost twenty years, Spaniard David Ferrer managed to maintain a high-level of tennis throughout because of his dogged determination.

Under-pressure Justin Gimelstob made 'wise decision' to resign, says ATP Player Council president Novak Djokovic
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Under-pressure Justin Gimelstob made 'wise decision' to resign, says ATP Player Council president Novak Djokovic

After a week of pressure for him to go, Gimelstob quit, flying to Spain to personally inform Djokovic, who was training prior to the start of this week's tournament in Madrid

Madrid Open 2019: Sloane Stephens beats former World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka; Petra Kvitova bests Kristina Mladenovic
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Madrid Open 2019: Sloane Stephens beats former World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka; Petra Kvitova bests Kristina Mladenovic

Belarusian Azarenka, who double-faulted nine times, drove a forehand into the net as she was broken in the final game to lose to 8th seed Sloane Stephens

Madrid Open 2019: Record five-time winner Rafael Nadal's bid to win sixth title in Spanish capital derailed by stomach bug
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Madrid Open 2019: Record five-time winner Rafael Nadal's bid to win sixth title in Spanish capital derailed by stomach bug

Eleven-time Roland Garros champion Rafael Nadal had also been suffering from the bug on Sunday, a week on from losing in the semi-final of the Barcelona Open.

Madrid Open: Defending champion Petra Kvitova downs Sofia Kenin; Victoria Azarenka battles past Daria Kasatkina
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Madrid Open: Defending champion Petra Kvitova downs Sofia Kenin; Victoria Azarenka battles past Daria Kasatkina

World No 2 Petra Kvitova made an impressive start to the defence of her Madrid Open title by beating America's Sofia Kenin 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday.

Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal pays emotional tribute to compatriot David Ferrer after reaching quarter-finals
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Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal pays emotional tribute to compatriot David Ferrer after reaching quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal showed no mercy towards an emotional David Ferrer as he eased into the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open on Thursday, describing his compatriot who is winding down his career as a "pleasure to watch".

Madrid Open: Three-time champion Roger Federer to make clay-court return in Spanish capital after two years out
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Madrid Open: Three-time champion Roger Federer to make clay-court return in Spanish capital after two years out

The 37-year-old Federer didn't play in clay tournaments for two seasons, but said he will be back this year as he prepares for his first French Open appearance since 2015

French Open 2018: Novak Djokovic's shock exit to Marco Cecchinato puts him in despair, but the Serb shows signs of progression
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French Open 2018: Novak Djokovic's shock exit to Marco Cecchinato puts him in despair, but the Serb shows signs of progression

The frustration and anger about the defeat that emanated from Novak Djokovic in the crammed Interview Room 2 showed a massive difference to the deflated Djokovic of 12 months ago

French Open 2018: Garbine Muguruza and Marin Cilic reach third round at Roland Garros with contrasting wins
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French Open 2018: Garbine Muguruza and Marin Cilic reach third round at Roland Garros with contrasting wins

Garbine Muguruza and Marin Cilic reached the third round of the French Open with contrasting wins as play got underway at Roland Garros on day five.

Roger Federer replaces Rafael Nadal as World No 1 despite not playing since march; Petra Kvitova climbs to eighth
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Roger Federer replaces Rafael Nadal as World No 1 despite not playing since march; Petra Kvitova climbs to eighth

Rafael Nadal's quarter-final exit at the Madrid Masters has seen him replaced as World No 1 by Roger Federer while Madrid winner Petra Kvitova climbed to eighth.

Madrid Open: World No 3 Alexander Zverev sails past Dominic Thiem in final to win title
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Madrid Open: World No 3 Alexander Zverev sails past Dominic Thiem in final to win title

Zverev has long been marked out as a future star of the men's game and his 6-4, 6-4 victory over Thiem suggests the German can be a major threat at the French Open later this month.

Madrid Open: Alexander Zverev blitzes Denis Shapovalov to set up final clash with Dominic Thiem
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Madrid Open: Alexander Zverev blitzes Denis Shapovalov to set up final clash with Dominic Thiem

21-year-old Zverev will face Austria's Dominic Thiem, the man who knocked out Rafael Nadal in the last-eight, in Sunday's championship match.

Madrid Open: Petra Kvitova claims third title in Spanish capital after marathon battle against Kiki Bertens
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Madrid Open: Petra Kvitova claims third title in Spanish capital after marathon battle against Kiki Bertens

"It feels sweet and weird as well," said Kvitova on becoming the first woman to win the Madrid title on three occasions. "My body is exhausted as well, so I'm pretty surprised that my body handled it."

Madrid Open: Dominic Thiem marches into final with straight-set win over Kevin Anderson
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Madrid Open: Dominic Thiem marches into final with straight-set win over Kevin Anderson

Dominic Thiem followed up his sensational victory over world number one Rafael Nadal by easing past Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday to reach the Madrid Masters final.

Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal plays down loss to Dominic Thiem as he prepares for Rome Masters
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Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal plays down loss to Dominic Thiem as he prepares for Rome Masters

Nadal looked unstoppable going into his clash with fifth seed Thiem, having won 50 consecutive sets on the red dirt, but he was well beaten 7-5 6-3.

Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal's record streak ends with defeat to Dominic Thiem; Kiki Bertens enters final
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Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal's record streak ends with defeat to Dominic Thiem; Kiki Bertens enters final

Nadal also saw his record 50-set winning streak on clay ended by the fifth-seeded Thiem. The result also means that Roger Federer will reclaim the World No 1 ranking on Monday.

Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal eclipses John McEnroe's 34-year record with straight sets win; Karolina Pliskova wins
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Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal eclipses John McEnroe's 34-year record with straight sets win; Karolina Pliskova wins

Nadal's straight-sets victory means he establishes a new Open era best for consecutive sets won on a single surface, passing McEnroe's 49 on carpet in 1984.

Madrid Open: Maria Sharapova, Simona Halep crash out in quarters; Kevin Anderson, Kyle Edmund advance
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Madrid Open: Maria Sharapova, Simona Halep crash out in quarters; Kevin Anderson, Kyle Edmund advance

Sharapova lost in three sets to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands while Halep, the champion in 2016 and 2017, was blown away by Karolina Pliskova.

Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal demolishes Gael Monfils for 20th straight win on clay; Alexander Zverev reaches last-16
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Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal demolishes Gael Monfils for 20th straight win on clay; Alexander Zverev reaches last-16

World number one Rafael Nadal recorded his 20th straight win on clay as he began his quest for a sixth title in Madrid, defeating Frenchman Gael Monfils 6-3, 6-1.

Madrid Open: Maria Sharapova beats Kristina Mladenovic to enter quarters; Caroline Wozniacki, Garbine Muguruza ousted
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Madrid Open: Maria Sharapova beats Kristina Mladenovic to enter quarters; Caroline Wozniacki, Garbine Muguruza ousted

Maria Sharapova reached the Madrid Open quarter-finals on Wednesday with an impressive 6-3, 6-4 demolition of France's Kristina Mladenovic.