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8 May
Sabalenka was beaten by Barty in the final in Stuttgart last month but exacted revenge at the Caja Magica, a storming 6-0, 3-6, 6-4 victory clinching the biggest title of her career.
2 May
Naomi Osaka suffered a second-round exit at the Madrid Open on Sunday as the Japanese second seed lost 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 to Karolina Muchova.
4 Aug 2020
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…
7 Jul 2020
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.
19 May 2019
Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 to win a ninth Italian Open title and a record 34rd Masters crown on Sunday...
12 May 2019
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.
11 May 2019
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…
9 May 2019
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…
9 May 2019
Rafael Nadal made an impressive first outing at the on-going Madrid Open by putting paid to the hype and hopes surrounding his second...
6 May 2019
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,…
13 May 2018
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…
12 May 2018
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.

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