ATP Dubai 2015 Tournament Preview
Roger Federer is expected to return to defend his title in ATP Dubai 2015.The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships consistently attracts many illustrious players to compete annually. After making its debut in 1993, the tournament has won the ATP World Tour 500 Award ten times in eleve...
ATP Rio de Janeiro 2015 tournament preview
2014 marked the first edition of The Rio Open held on the clay courts of the Jockey Club Brasileiro in Brazil. It is the only combined ATP World Tour 500 and WTA International event in South America.
Both World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and No. 4 David Ferrer of Spain, headlined the inaugur...
Novak Djokovic v Mikhail Youzhny: Youzhny struggling for form and fitness in 2014
In a rematch of the 2010 final, defending champion Novak Djokovic faces Mikhail Youzhny in the quarterfinals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
The 2010 Dubai final was won by Djokovic but it was a close, three-set encounter, the Serb eventually prevailing 7-5, 5-7, 6-3. It was Djo...
Philipp Kohlschreiber v Malek Jaziri match preview: Kohlschreiber looks for first SF of 2014
Tunisian wildcard Malek Jaziri hadn't won a match in 2014 before the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. Now he's in the quarterfinals but standing in his way is world no. 26 Philipp Kohlschreiber, looking for his first semifinal of the season after falling short in the last eight three times.&nb...
Novak Djokovic v Roberto Bautista Agut: Déjà vu all over again for Djokovic in Dubai
For the second year in a row, Novak Djokovic faces Roberto Bautista Agut in the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships with a quarterfinal spot on the line.
Djokovic won that encounter, although he was pushed to a tiebreak in the second set, 6-1, 7-6(4). Indeed, Djokovic has never...
Malek Jaziri v Somdev Devvarman match preview: Two wildcards face off for QF spot in Dubai
After upset wins over Igor Sijsling and second seed Juan Martin del Potro respectively, two wildcards - Malek Jaziri and Somdev Devvarman - have an opportunity to translate their recent success on the Challenger circuit into the top echelons as they play for a spot in the quarterfinals of the ATP W...
Sergiy Stakhovsky v Tomas Berdych live from ATP Dubai: Berdych has sight sets on fourth consecutive Dubai QF
Tomas Berdych could meet Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, where he was a finalist last year, but has to deal with Sergiy Stakhovsky first. Stakhovsky proved he can beat the best in the world when he beat Roger Federer at Wimbledon in 2013, but wil...
Marius Copil v Tomas Berdych match preview: Rotterdam champion Berdych opens against qualifier Copil
World no 6 Tomas Berdych could and perhaps should make a serious challenge for at least a place in the final in Dubai. The first step is to beat qualifier and world no. 159 Marius Copil.
After triumphing on indoor hard courts at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, Berdych returns to action on out...
Novak Djokovic v Denis Istomin preview: Djokovic plays Istomin for the second time in 2014
Top seed Novak Djokovic looks for his second win over Denis Istomin in 2014 as he opens his title defence at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Djokovic and Istomin met for the fourth time in the third round of the Australian Open a month ago, Djokovic winning in straight sets, 6-3, 6-...