Madrid Open set to be cancelled due to rising coronavirus cases
The 2020 tennis calendar is set to suffer another big blow as the Madrid Open will be cancelled on the back of increasing coronavirus cases in the Spanish capital, reports tennis365.com. The joint ATP-WTA event was initially due to be staged in May, but was rescheduled to September 12 to 20 after tennis was forced…
Nadal will play Madrid, raising doubts over US Open participation
Rafael Nadal said on Tuesday that he will take part in the Madrid Open, raising doubts about whether he intends to defend his title at the US Open.
Nadal hoping for clay turnaround after Madrid semi exit
Rafael Nadal heads into the final fortnight of the countdown to the French Open facing uncertainty after crashing out in his bid for a sixth title at the Madrid Open.
Djokovic edges past Thiem to reach Madrid final
Novak Djokovic enhanced his credentials as the greatest threat to Rafael Nadal winning a 12th French Open title next month after he beat Dominic Thiem on Saturday to reach the Madrid Open final. If Nadal overcomes the talented Stefanos Tsitsipas later on Saturday, it will be the Spaniard and Djokovic in Sunday's final, in what…
'I was thinking too much,' says Osaka after Madrid exit
Naomi Oaska admitted she "was thinking about too many things" in her 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 Madrid Open quarter-final loss to Belinda Bencic on Thursday. World number one Osaka has claimed the last two majors at the US and Australian Opens and will be looking for a third in succession when she travels to Paris for…
Nadal halts Auger-Aliassime’s Madrid Open dream
Rafael Nadal made an impressive first outing at the on-going Madrid Open by putting paid to the hype and hopes surrounding his second...
The generation battle berths in Madrid
All the top players are gathered for the showdown in the Spanish Capital, Madrid. Roger Federer had skipped Monte Carlo and Barcelona, while Novak Djokovic took a break after losing in Monte Carlo. At the Madrid Open, the top eight seeds do not have to play in the first round of the 64-player draw. However,…
New generation serves notice at Madrid Open
Dominic Thiem’s victory over Rafael Nadal portends more than the scores in their quarterfinal match. It was the same Thiem that halted Nadal’s streak in 2017 when he prevailed in Foro Italico Rome. His victory in Madrid evokes memories of John McEnroe halting Bjorn Borg’s consecutive Wimbledon titles in 1981; a feat that marked the…
Anderson first into Madrid Open semifinals
Kevin Anderson became the first player to reach the semi-finals of the on-going Madrid Open Tennis Championship when he defeated Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic, 7/6(3); 3/6; 6/3.
Injured Serena to return at Madrid Open
Serena Williams is set to make her comeback from a knee injury at the Madrid Open in May.