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Gstaad – The End of an Amazing Run for Delbonis

Photo: Fresh Focus/Open Gstaad The (so far) most amazing run of Federico Delbonis's career came to an end, today, in the second round of the Crédit Agricole Suisse Gstaad, as he was defeated by Marcel Granollers, 6-2 7-5. It was a...

Atlanta – Fish Ousted on his Return

The story of the week, in Atlanta, was without a doubt the return of 31-year-old Mardy Fish, who was playing his first Tour event since Indian Wells, and his second event only since last year's US Open, after he...

Roger Federer Has Arrived in Gstaad and Still Burns to Play

After nine years, Roger Federer has returned to the mountains of Gstaad, the tournament that has given him his first wild card as a professional, back in 1998, and which he hasn't played since 2004.   After losing to Federico Delbonis...

Crowning a Comeback the Best Way

Two months ago, we were not even sure that Ivo Karlovic would come back playing, not even in which state the viral meningitis from which he suffered, in Miami, would leave him. As he said upon coming back: at...

A Dream Come True for Delbonis

"I feel like in my dreams. This is what makes it real now." Thus spoke Federico Delbonis, on court, after his 7-6(7) 7-6(4) upset of world n°5 Roger Federer, today, in Hamburg, a triumph that made him reach his first...

Bogotá Stories

The Claro Open Bogotá has taken Los Angeles's spot in the ATP calendar, and for their first edition, they might not count on a very big lineup of players, except for the local players, and Janko Tipsarevic. However, the...

A Day of Firsts on the ATP Tour

Nine players had the chance to put their hands on a first ATP World Tour crown today, in both singles and doubles. For six of them, it became reality, as they could taste the joy of triumph on the...

The Triumph of Hard Work

Carlos Berlocq won, today, his first career ATP World Tour title at the Skistar Swedish Open, in Bastad, and many are those who rejoice for this first-class fighter and hard-worker. A title that really represents the triumph of hard...

Tout Vient à Point…

Tout vient à point à qui sait attendre. This French saying, basically, means that everything comes right to those who wait. Nicolas Mahut waited 13 years, and it finally happened: today, in 's-Hertogenbosch, he won his first career title, at...