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Miami – final

(2)Andy Murray d. (3)David Ferrer    2-6, 6-4, 7-6(1)    [2:45 h] What was at stake besides 719,160 dollars and prestige? For Murray the No. 2 in the world, for Ferrer No. 4; admittedly rankings they had reached before, but … Continue reading

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Miami – semifinals

2nd semifinal: (2)Andy Murray d. (8)Richard Gasquet    6-7(3), 6-1, 6-2    [1:59 h] Murray’s first match this year in Miami in night session… He is a slow-starter, especially against players who don’t get too many cheap points thanks to … Continue reading

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Miami – quarterfinals

As Joca mentioned yesterday, the 24th all-European quarterfinals of a Masters 1000 event, for the first time men from Europe rule in Miami completely from quarterfinals and onwards. 4th quarterfinal: (8)Richard Gasquet d. (4)Tomas Berdych    6-3, 6-3    [1:14 … Continue reading

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Miami – round 4th + 3rd

Fourth round During the last fourth round match, the temperature was low (9 Celsius), the wind strong, nevertheless Novak Djokovic got accustomed tennis fans to win in every conditions. Therefore his 2-6 4-6 shocker to Tommy Haas everyone should interpret … Continue reading

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Miami – first two rounds

In the late 80s and early 90s, Miami (then called Key Biscayne) was regarded as a 5th Slam. This label is still using sometimes but doesn’t make sense anymore. It’s not even that tournament has been deprived of “the best … Continue reading

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Indian Wells – final

(5)Rafael Nadal d. (7)Juan Martin del Potro    4-6, 6-3, 6-4    [2:29 h] It was a perfect ending of the Rafa’s comeback-period that stretched between Vina del Mar and Indian Wells. The Spaniard capturing his third Indian Wells crown … Continue reading

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Indian Wells – semifinals

2nd semifinal: (7)Juan Martin del Potro d. (1)Novak Djokovic    4-6, 6-4, 6-4    [2:50 h] Djokovic was a dominant figure in the 1st set and confirmed it breaking Del Potro in the 10th game, but needed seven break points … Continue reading

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Indian Wells – quarterfinals

4th quarterfinal: (7)Juan Martin del Potro d. (3)Andy Murray    6-7(5), 6-3, 6-1    [2:32 h] It was their first meeting since November 2009! It’s a very good match-up so I’d like to see more of their matches in the … Continue reading

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Indian Wells – round 4th + 3rd

Fourth round Two halves of the draw at Indian Wells are separated by different days of play, except the fourth round when all encounters are gathered in one day. So many good players in the last 16 that officials decided … Continue reading

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Indian Wells – first two rounds

Always nice to see: very strong field out there, all 32 seeds were covered with the first 32 ATP ranking places. A few players came back on tour: Andy Murray (five weeks time off because of his new schedule – … Continue reading

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