Rafa Nadal has made short work of his great rival Roger
Federer to win the Italian Open, his sixth trophy of the
year, 6-1 6-3.
Clay king Rafa Nadal sent another reminder he is not about to
surrender his Roland Garros crown without a fight when he
crushed Swiss 15th seed Stanislas Wawrinka 6-2 6-4 to win the
New Zealand tennis No1 Marina Erakovic has lost the doubles
final at the Madrid Masters tournament in Spain.
Her form in the singles may have deserted her but Kiwi No 1
Marina Erakovic has progressed to the doubles semifinals at
the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Spain.
New Zealand No 1 Marina Erakovic has been ousted in the first
round of the Portugal Open in Oeiras, falling to Spaniard
Carla Suarez-Navarro 6-3 6-0 at the US$220,000 clay court
Wimbledon organisers have moved to justify a staggering 40
percent rise in total prize money that will make the pot at
this year's championships the biggest ever in tennis.
Novak Djokovic has ended Rafael Nadal's eight-year reign at
the Monte Carlo Masters with a clinical 6-2 7-6 victory in
A string of errors put world number two Andy Murray out of
the Monte Carlo Masters when he lost 6-1 6-2 to Swiss
Stanislas Wawrinka in the third round.
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