2009-05-18 08:09:49 GMT SINA.com
MADRID – Rafael Nadal shrugged off his Madrid Masters final defeat to Roger Federer and insisted that it will not have a detrimental effect on his bid to lift a record fifth successive French Open title.
2009-05-18 02:27:21 GMT SINA.com
MADRID – Roger Federer defeated world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-4 to win the Madrid Masters on Sunday and strike a timely blow in his campaign to lift an elusive French Open.
2009-05-18 00:04:27 GMT Xinhua English
MADRID, May 17 (Xinhua) -- World No. 2 Roger Federer of Switzerland won the Madrid Masters 1000 with a victory in straight sets of 6-4 and 6-4 over Spain's Rafael Nadal, the world's number one.
2009-05-17 01:57:53 GMT Xinhua English
MADRID, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Spaniard Rafael Nadal saved three match points to beat Serbian Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-6 and 7-6 to set up a final against Roger Federer at the Madrid Open tennis tournament here on Saturday.
2009-05-18 02:42:26 GMT SINA.com
MADRID – Women's world number one Dinara Safina claimed her second major clay title in a row here on Sunday as she outclassed Danish teenager Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 6-4 to win the Madrid Masters.
2009-05-15 01:00:11 GMT Xinhua English
MADRID, May 14 (Xinhua) -- World number one Dinara Safina of Russia downed Czech Lucie Safarova 6-0, 4-6 and 6-3 to secure a last eight ticket of the Madrid Open tennis tournament on Thursday.
2009-05-14 03:13:58 GMT Xinhua English
Chinese Li Na returns the ball to Russian Dinara Safina during their second round match of women's singles at the Madrid Open tennis tournament on May 13, 2009. Li Na lost 0-2 (3-6, 6-7).
2009-05-13 11:55:25 GMT Xinhua English
Peng Shuai of China returns the ball during the women's singles 2nd round match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Spain, May 13, 2009. Peng lost the match 0-2.
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