Nadal Wins His First Title Since Return From Injury

By Barbara Galiza (February 17, 2013) São Paulo - Today marked an important day for Rafael Nadal. At São Paulo, the former number one took his first title since returning to the tour - after a seven-month injury-lay off. The Spaniard beat David … [Read more...]

Nadal Says São Paulo Clay Courts are Much Faster Than U.S. Open and Australian Open

  By Barbara Galiza (February 16, 2013) São Paulo - Before this week, Martin Alund had never won an ATP-tour level match before, but today he managed to take a slow Rafael Nadal to a third set. The former number one took two hours to beat … [Read more...]

Bellucci to Play Up-and-Coming Compatriot in São Paulo’s First Round

  By Barbara Galiza (February 11, 2013) São Paulo -Thomaz Bellucci, Brazil’s highest ranked player at number 35 in the world, will face a young compatriot in his first round match at ATP 250 São Paulo: Guilherme Clezar. Last year, Clezar … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes From Tuesday at the Western & Southern Open

Match of the day: Tommy Haas defeated David Nalbandian 6-7(0), 7-6(4), 6-3 in 3 hours and 22 minutes. Fun match facts: - It is tied for the longest non-Olympic match in 2012 on the ATP World Tour with Denis Istomin's 7-6, 6-7, 7-5 win over Juan … [Read more...]

Isner in Five, Nalbandian Angry over Controversial Call

David Nalbandian of Argentina returns the ball to Rafael Nadal of Spain, second seed, during third-round action at the U.S. Open held at the National Tennis Center on September 4, 2011 in New York. UPI/Monika Graff   MELBOURNE PARK, … [Read more...]

Juan Ignacio Ceballos of ESPN Deportes on Approach Shots

Meet Juan Ignacio Ceballos, the Coordinating Producer for all editions of SportsCenter for ESPN Deportes, ESPN Dos and ESPN Latin America North. TPN: How did you become a producer, what was the path that led you to ESPN Deportes? Did you always want … [Read more...]