Madrid: Nadal Wins with a Heavy Heart, Djokovic Tested Streak at 31

  There was more than a match on his mind when Rafael Nadal took to the court on Saturday at the Madrid Open. Rafael Nadal had to overcome more than Roger Federer on court. Nadal was visibly emotionally distressed at the death of golfer Spanish … [Read more...]

Madrid: Night Session without Rafael Nadal

By Abigail Hinto in Madrid The children are gone, the grown ups are out, dressed up for the night's event.  But it's not Rafael Nadal nor Juan Martin Del Potro that will be entertaining them. Taking their place are Andy Murray and Thomaz Bellucci … [Read more...]

Madrid: Federer Escapes, Nadal Sails, Djokovic Extends Streak

You knew it would not be an easy day for Roger Federer.  It took 70 minutes to play just the first set where he needed nine set points and a twenty-eight point tiebreaker to take the set from Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (13). This was only the first set of … [Read more...]

Madrid Open Wednesday – Kids’ Day and Nadal

By Abigail Hinto Groups of students from the little ones to the teenagers came in droves to the Caja Magica for Kids Day at the Madrid Open on Wednesday. They were enthusiastic, loud, and everywhere. At one practice court, a class of young … [Read more...]

Wozniacki, Ferrer, Del Potro, Tsonga Advance in Madrid

Juan Martin Del Potro had a scare on Tuesday. He had to overcome a leg injury in the second set and Russia's Mikhail Youzhny to win 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 at the Madrid Open. The Argentine said that he might not be physically ready for his round two clash … [Read more...]