Monday, September 29, 2014

Rafa returns at China Open

Rafa returns at China Open

Rafael Nadal's right wrist is healthy enough to allow him to compete again, the Spaniard said as he prepares for a tough first-round match against Frenchman Richard Gasquet at the China Open.

Nadal hasn't played a match since losing in the fourth round of Wimbledon to Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios. He injured his wrist while practicing on his home island of Mallorca in late July and was forced to drop out of the U.S. Open, where he was the defending champion.

"The injury in my wrist, as I said before, I cannot say 100 percent because I still feel something when I start for the first five minutes of the practice," he told reporters in Beijing on Saturday. "But in general the injury is not limiting me to compete."

Murray champion at Shenzhen Open

Murray champion at Shenzhen Open

Andy Murray beat Tommy Robredo 5-7, 7-6 (9), 6-1 to win the Shenzhen Open.

Murray saved five match points as he ended a 15-month title drought while improving his chances of qualifying for the ATP Finals in London in November.

"I got lucky, basically, at the end of the second set," Murray said. "I fought hard, tried my best and thankfully managed to turn it round."

Murray trailed 2-6 in the second set tiebreaker against Robredo, but the Spaniard squandered five match points.

Nishikori wins Malaysian Open

Nishikori wins Malaysian Open

Kei Nishikori won the Malaysian Open after beating Julien Benneteau 7-6 (7/4), 6-4. He is now the first Asian to win the Malaysia tournament.

The showdown at a packed Putra Stadium in Kuala Lumpur got off to a cracking start.

Benneteau took an early hold of the tie to lead 3-1, but Nishikori showed resilience, powering back to draw level before going on to clinch the first set 7-6 (7/4), including two sublime back-hand volley winners at full stretch.

A single break in the second set proved enough for the world number eight to seal the match, boosting his chances of reaching the World Tour Finals in London in November.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Marin Cilic wins US Open title

Marin Cilic wins US Open title

Marin Cilic scored a 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 win over Kei Nishikori to win the 2914 US Open title, his first grand slam title.

Cilic fell to the ground and held his hands together, looking up to the sky. Moments later, he looked to the stands, seemingly stunned. He shook Nishikori's hand at the net, then ran up to his player's box to hug family and friends.
Compared to the veteran champions, he seemed unsure what to do once he sat back in his chair. There, he picked up his phone and tried to call his family in Croatia. Only his younger brother, who recently started college in the United States, was at the match.

The win was the culmination of a surprising second week. Either Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, or Rafeal Nadal (or two of the three) has played in every Grand Slam final since the 2005 Australian Open. One of those three won all but four of those titles, too. But this year, after 38 slams, came a new chapter.

Friday, September 5, 2014

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Federer survives Monfils at US Open

Federer survives Monfils at US Open

Roger Federer needed exactly one minute to win the first game. It seemed an indication of how the night would go: Surely, he'd march through this quarterfinal meeting with the ever-athletic but spacey Gael Monfils.

The crowd expected this narrative. Many journalists had been predicting it all day. With a 7-2 advantage in previous meetings, Federer seemed confident. But if that was how it was supposed to go, no one told Monfils.

Monfils brought everything he could muster, pushing Federer to the brink before losing in a thrilling five-set match. Monfils won five points on five chances at the net in the first set and his serve hit 132 mph en route to taking the set 6-4. In the second, he only improved.