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Monte Carlo: Wawrinka beats Federer in all Swiss final

(From L) Wawrinka, Princess Charlene of Monaco, Prince's Albert II of Monaco, Elisabeth Anne De Massy and Roger Federer  at the end of the final match of the Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series

Stanislas Wawrinka defeated Swiss compatriot Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 on Sunday to win the Monte Carlo Masters. It was only the Australian Open champion’s second win over his close friend in 15 career meetings and his first title at the Masters level. His last win over Federer came at the same venue in […]

Federer beat Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo final

Federer: through to Monte Carlo Masters final

Roger Federer will face Stanislas Wawrinka in the Monte Carlo Masters final to set up the first all-Swiss title showdown in 14 years. Federer, who has never won the trophy in the principality, beat Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 as the defending champion and world number two struggled with a right wrist injury which limited his […]

Wawrinka beats Ferrer, powers into Monte Carlo final

Wawrinka: reaches first grand slam final

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka muscled his way past Spanish spoiler David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (7/3) on Saturday to move into the final of the Monte Carlo Masters. World number three, Wawrinka, needed just 31 minutes to collect the opening set but had to battle his feisty opponent a day after Ferrer had knocked out […]

Tennis: Ferrer knocks out Nadal in Monte Carlo

Ferrer: beats Nadal again

David Ferrer defeated world number one Rafael Nadal 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 in a hotly disputed quarter-final match at the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday. Nadal has won the tournament a record eight times although he lost last year’s championship match in straight sets against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic. ferrer also beat Nadal last year November in […]

Wawrinka defeats Raonic to reach semi-finals

Stanislas Wawrinka

Australian Open winner Stanislas Wawrinka have reached the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters with a 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 victory over Canadian Milos Raonic. Wawrinka, who got into the quarter-final when Spain’s Nicolas Almagro pulled out with a foot injury, will wait for a weekend opponent as eight-time champion Rafael Nadal takes on sixth seeded […]

Nadal, Djokovic, Federer win easy in Monte Carlo

Nadal in Monte Carlo

Rafael Nadal racked up his 300th career claycourt win to reach the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals on Thursday where he was joined by longtime rivals Novak Djokovic, the defending champion, and Roger Federer. World number one Nadal finished with an ace on match point to seal his landmark 6-1, 6-3 win over Italy’s Andreas Seppi […]

Petkovic thrashes Cepelova to win Charleston title

Jana Cepelova: loses

Andrea Petkovic, who is coming back from a string of injuries in recent years, earned her first title in nearly three years Sunday with a straight-set win in the Family Circle Cup. Germany’s Petkovic posted a 7-5, 6-2 win over rising star Jana Cepelova for her third WTA Tour crown and first since winning in […]

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