Found January 03, 2012 on
In PlayStation he is my rival. I think in PlayStation I am better. In tennis he’s better than me but in PlayStation, I am the Rafael Nadal!
-David Ferrer after his win over Rafael Nadal in Abu Dhabi
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Top-seeded Sabine Lisicki of Germany beat French wild-card entry Virginie Razzano 6-4, 6-4 Monday in the first round of the ASB Classic.
The 22-year-old Lisicki, who lifted her world ranking from 218 to 15 in 2011 as she recovered from an ankle injury, struggled to assert her powerful service game before beating Razzano in 85 minutes.
''It's always tough to play the...
DOHA, Qatar - Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer eased into the Qatar Open quarterfinals in rare cool and windy conditions...
Defending champion Roger Federer was tested for the first time Thursday at the Qatar Open before defeating Andreas Seppi of Italy 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 to reach the semifinals.
From the ATP – The ATP has announced the 14 recipients of its ATP ACES For Charity grant program for 2012, including the Roger Federer Foundation, Andy Roddick Foundation and the BNP Paribas Open’s Champions Volunteer Foundation. Grants of $10,000 each will be awarded by the ATP on an annual basis to charitable causes nominated by ATP World Tour players and tournaments.
by Stephanie Neppl, Special for Tennis Grandstand
What a week we’ve had at the 2012 ASB Classic! One of the best fields in tournament history has been narrowed down to just four players: a German (but not the top seed Sabine Lisicki as expected), an Italian, a Chinese (but not the #2 seed Peng Shuai) and a Russian.
To get us to this stage of the tournament, we’ve survived...
Rafael Nadal and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga opened their season with hard-fought first round victories at the Qatar Open on Tuesday.
Rafael Nadal and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga opened their season Tuesday with three-set victories at the Qatar Open.