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DOHA, Qatar - Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer eased into the Qatar Open quarterfinals in rare cool and windy conditions...
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Defending champion Roger Federer pulled out of his Qatar Open semifinal against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga because of a back muscle spasm on Friday but expects to be fit for the Australian Open.
In a news conference before his scheduled match, the 16-time Grand Slam champion said his back had not improved since beating Andreas Seppi in three sets on Thursday.
Federer, who was looking for...
Rafael Nadal moved into the quarterfinals of the Qatar Open by defeating German qualifier Denis Gremelmayr 6-2, 6-2.
With the victory, the second-ranked Nadal extended his streak of beating players outside the top 100 to 45.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga also advanced, saving two set points in the first set before beating Flavio Cipolla of Italy 7-6 (8), 6-3.
Also, sixth-seeded Alex Bogomolov...
Roger Federer has pulled out of his semifinal match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the Qatar Open because of a back injury.
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.
Defending champion Roger Federer pulled out of his semifinal match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the Qatar Open because of a back injury on Friday.
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.
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.