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Rome – final

(5)Rafael Nadal d. (2)Roger Federer    6-1, 6-3    [1:09 h] When two best players of the XXI Century meet, expectations are always enormous. They had played on Centre Court in Rome one of the most memorable finals of the … Continue reading

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Rome – semifinals

2nd semifinal: (2)Roger Federer d. Benoit Paire    7-6(5), 6-4    [1:27 h] Paire played a solid match, especially given the circumstances – completely new territory for him; first time on Centre Court, first time in such an advanced phase … Continue reading

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Rome – three rounds + QFs

Quarterfinals Tomas Berdych had lost 11 straight matches to Novak Djokovic, so when the Serb led 6-2 5:2 in their Rome quarterfinal, Berdych’s victory was actually beyond imagination. Yet this year, the Czech comes back from similarly difficult situations more … Continue reading

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Rome – final

(2)Rafael Nadal d. (1)Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-3                                    [ 2:20 h ] Last year due to persistent rain their Roman final was delayed over … Continue reading

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Rome – semifinals

2nd semifinal: (1)Novak Djokovic d. (3)Roger Federer          6-2, 7-6(4)                             [ 1:39 h ] Their first meeting since the 5-set thriller at the … Continue reading

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Rome – round 3rd + QF’s

Quarterfinals David Ferrer is one of the worst match-ups for Richard Gasquet. The Frenchman has just won 2 out of 17 sets he played against the Spaniard, 14 of those sets he lost, were pretty one-sided. Today they played a … Continue reading

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Rome – round 1st + 2nd

Back on red clay! Just like a week before without best American players of the previous decade: Mardy Fish, Andy Roddick and James Blake (the latter could enter only the qualifying rounds), but with Andy Murray and Juan Monaco, the … Continue reading

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Rome – final

(2)Novak Djokovic d. (1)Rafael Nadal                   6-4, 6-4 (2:12 h) For the first time in the 21-year-old history of the ‘Masters 1000’ tournaments, two players met in the final four times within … Continue reading

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Nole extends his amazing streak to “38”! (Rome – SF)

It was the best clay-court match of the season and the toughest one in Novak Djokovic‘s amazing streak. Andy Murray couldn’t do too much in the very first game (Djokovic hit four winners) but the Brit was playing very well … Continue reading

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Rome – SF

Eight consecutive defeats from Rafael Nadal‘s hands suffered Richard Gasquet, so he knew that only mixing things up would give him some chances to beat “the Spanish bull”. Gasquet implemented great tactics in the 1st set, diversified ground-strokes and serves, was … Continue reading

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