Final 2013 Madrid Open Results

MUTUA MADRID OPEN Madrid, Spain May 4-12, 2013 Red Clay/Outdoors Results - Sunday, May 12, 2013 Women’s Singles - Final (1) Serena Williams (USA) d. (2) Maria Sharapova (RUS) 61 64 Women’s Doubles - Final (May 11th) Pavlyuchenkova/Safarova … [Read more...]

Quotable Quotes: Serena, Sharapova, Nadal and Berdych March On

By Tumaini Carayol (May 10, 2013) Madrid - First to book her place in the final four was Serena Williams, but it wasn’t in the manner expected. The tournament and majority of onlookers had firmly resigned themselves to a routine straight-setter to … [Read more...]

Nishikori Upsets Federer; Nadal, Murray Move on in Madrid

(May 9, 2013) The new red clay of Madrid claimed another seeded casualty on Thursday when No. 2 Roger Federer was upset by Kei Nishikori  6-4, 1-6, 6-2 in the third round of the Madrid Open. Top seed Novak Djokovic was ousted on Tuesday. No. 3 seed … [Read more...]

Robson Upsets Radwanska in Madrid

By Tumaini Carayol (May 6, 2013) Though the smell of sun lotion still lingered permanently in the air, by the time Laura Robson and Agnieszka Radwanska shuffled onto the third biggest court in the Caja Magica, the sun that earlier shone down … [Read more...]

Djokovic, Federer and Nadal Meet the Press in Madrid

By Tumaini Carayol (May 5, 2013) MADRID - As the Madrid Open sprang rapidly into action, the press room experienced a rush as the three greatest male players of the generation descended one-by-one into the spotlight as the revolving door of matches … [Read more...]

Venus Williams Withdraws from Madrid Open

(May 5, 2013) Venus Williams has withdrawn from the Madrid Open due to a back problem. “I was looking forward to playing at the Mutua Madrid Open this year, but unfortunately my back is hurting and I am not able to compete,” Venus Williams said in a … [Read more...]

Before the Curtain Rises on the Madrid Open Sharapova, Azarenka and Li Na Meet The Press

  By Tumaini Carayol (May 3, 2013) MADRID - In grand pursuit of their fabled holy grail – an extension to a two week event that would mark it a true equal of the Miami and Indian Wells events – the organizers of the Madrid Open have pushed … [Read more...]

Djokovic Stunned by Tipsarevic, Continues to Slam Blue Clay in Madrid

Defending Madrid Open champion Novak Djokovic was eliminated from the tournament by his countryman Janko Tipsarevic 7-6(2), 6-3. Tipsarevic will play Roger Federer on Saturday for a spot in the final. “I want to congratulate Janko for playing a … [Read more...]

Serena Williams: “I don’t think that there is a big difference between the blue and the red (clay)”

Serena Williams made her 2012 debut on the European clay at the Mutua Madrid Open slamming 14 aces to complete  a 6-3, 6-1 demolition of Elena Vesnina on Monday morning. Vesnina was the losing finalist at the Budapest Grand Prix tournament over the … [Read more...]

Petra Kvitova Wins Madrid Open

Petra Kvitova won her fourth WTA singles title of her career, her first Premier-level title and her third title of the 2011 season by defeating fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka 7-6(3), 6-4 to claim the Madrid Open. Kvitova’s week will vault the … [Read more...]