Back injury defeats Federer

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, London Men’s Final: [CR1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) def. [CR2] Roger Federer w/o. A major disappointment for every tennis fan as Federer withdrew from the final due to injury.  It was not surprising, Federer competed very hard against [CR4] Stan Wawrinka (SUI) and it took a toll on his body to win…

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A fight to the end

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, London Doubles Final: [TR1] Bob and Mike Bryan (USA) vs. [TR7] Ivan Dodig (CRO) and Marcelo Melo (BRA) Dodig and Melo wanted to end their year with one title and they played brilliant tennis to steal the first set in a tiebreak. It was not looking good for the Bryans…

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Clean, crisp and precise

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, London Doubles Semifinal: [TR1] Bob and Mike Bryan (USA) vs. [TR4] Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) The Bryans had little trouble maintaining their focus today.  Aided by Benneteau’s nervous play, the Bryans took advantage of every opportunity presented.  Roger-Vasselin did everything possible to keep his team in the match,…

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Daily results

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, London SEMI-FINALS, DAY 7 [TR7] Ivan Dodig (CRO) and Marcelo Melo (BRA) def. [TR8] Lukasz Kubot (POL) and Robert Lindstedt (SWE)  4-6, 6-4, 10-6 [CR1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) def. [CR5] Kei Nishikori (JPN)  6-1, 3-6, 6-0 [TR1] Bob and Mike Bryan (USA) def. [TR4] Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) …

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A slight wobble

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, London Singles Semifinal: [CR1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) vs. [CR5] Kei Nishikori (JPN) Nishikori got off to a bad start and although he picked up his game in the second set, he could not sustain the level of play in third to complete the upset.  In fact he fell apart completely…

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Daily results

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, London ROUND ROBIN MATCHES, DAY 6 [TR8] Robert Lindstedt (SWE) and Lukasz Kubot (POL) def.  [TR5] Julien Rojer (AUT) and Horia Tecau (ROU)  6-4, 7-6(4) [CR1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) def. [CR7] Tomas Berdych (CZE)  6-2, 6-2 [TR1] Mike and Bob Bryan (USA) def. [TR3] Alexander Peya (AUT) and Bruno Soares…

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