Fernando Verdasco and David Marrero defeated the Bryan Brothers 7-5, 6-7, 10-7 to win the doubles title at the ATP World Tour Finals in London Sunday. The Spaniards earn $335,500 USD for their week, their first time at the tournament, but more notable was the lovely acceptance speech by the pair. Marrero dedicated the win [...]
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Roger Federer was presented with some lovely crystal trophies Wednesday at the O2 – three, to be exact: 2013 Fans’ Favorite trophy, Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year trophy and Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship trophy. He also got a nice bottle of Moet to go along with it.
Federer said, of receiving the Fan Favorite award, “It’s all [...]
Paris Saint Germain star Zlatan Ibrahimovic was at the Paris Masters again Sunday for the final between Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer. Front row with his kids, he watched as Djokovic won the title 7-5, 7-5 and then the entire crowd witnessed a very sweet gesture from the world No.2. Novak gave Ibrahimovic’s son, Maximilian, his [...]
Juan Martin del Potro successfully defended his Swiss Indoor Basel title on Sunday, defeating hometown favorite Roger Federer 7-6, 2-6, 6-4. Another loss to Delpo for the 2nd year in a row still didn’t stop Roger from delivering his traditional thanks to the Basel ballkids, in the form of fresh-out-of-the-oven pizza.
Say cheese (pizza)!
(Photos: Reuters, ATP)
Just yesterday, after defeating Jelena Jankovic to reach the WTA Year-End Championship final in Istanbul, Serena Williams said ”I just hit a wall. I was so tired. I think I just played a lot of tennis this year.” But she bounced back on Sunday, defeating Li Na 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 for the title.
It was Serena’s 11th title [...]
The year-end number 1’s in singles and doubles got together for a trophy presentation Friday in Istanbul. Serena Williams and the Italian team of Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci posed with their teapot trophies at the Sinan Erdem Dome. If you’ve never been to Istanbul, those teapots are everywhere so it’s nice to see it incorporated into [...]
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams won big in Beijing on Sunday, taking home the titles at the China Open. Despite losing the no.1 ranking to Rafael Nadal come Monday, Novak defeated the reigning US Open champion 6-3, 6-4, and said after, ”I needed this. I wanted to win against Nadal, who has been the best player so far [...]
Joao Sousa defeated Julien Benneteau 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 in the Kuala Lumpur final to win his first ATP title and the first ATP title for Portugal.
“I’m so tired mentally and physically but I just feel amazing, it’s just a dream come true, winning my first title here in Malaysia. I’m really happy to win this [...]