Monthly Archives: October 2013

Dimitrov wins first title in Stockholm

TweetGrigor Dimitrov has beaten David Ferrer 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 to claim his first career title in Stockholm. The Bulgarian recovered from losing the first set against the world number four. Making the most of the range of shots available to him on his single handed backhand, he went on to take the second set. Fighting […]

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Is Dimitrov ready to take his first title?

TweetThis afternoon Grigor Dimitrov will play David Ferrer for the Stockholm ATP 250 title. It is the second final of the 22 year old’s career, coming after his appearance in the Brisbane final at the start of the season. The question is at the tail end of his best season yet, is he ready to […]

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Serena wins big in Beijing in the Asian Swing

TweetSerena William’s stellar 2013 continued into the Asian Swing of the tour. The world number one made only one appearance but she made it a big one and at the biggest tournament, too, the Premier Mandatory China Open. The American skipped the Tokyo Premier tournament, which in her absence was won by Petra Kvitova. The […]

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Stars realign themselves in Asian swing

TweetThis season’s Asian swing saw three of the game’s biggest stars realign themselves in different ways. First, and most significantly, Rafael Nadal, in reaching the Beijing final, reclaimed the number one position in the ATP rankings. Leading the race since the first half of the season, the Spaniard’s strong display in his least successful part […]

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Nalbandian, the nearly man

TweetDavid Nalbandian will be remembered for many achievements. Making the Wimbledon final in 2002. Beating Roger Federer to win the WTF in Shanghai 2005. Winning back to back Indoor Masters in 2007, beating Nadal and Federer on the way. But he will be remembered above all for what he did not achieve. He will be […]

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