Murray Wins First Dubai Crown but Rafael Nadal Shocked at Mexico by Sam Querrey

Tennis News: Murray Wins First Dubai Crown but Rafael Nadal Shocked at Mexico by Sam Querrey

 March 5, 2017   R K Gupta

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In the action-packed tennis week, Andy Murray finally won his first ever Dubai Duty-Free title by defeating Spain’s Fernando Verdasco. However at Acapulco’s Mexico Open, 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal was not so lucky. The celebrated Spaniard lost the final to USA’s Sam Querrey after his super performance in the tournament. Earlier in the […]

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Roger Federer Loses to Russian Qualifier Donskoy in Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championship

 March 3, 2017   R K Gupta

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Seven-time former Dubai champion Roger Federer suffered a shock defeat on Wednesday, when he lost to world no.116 Evgeny Donskoy of Russia. Federer looked poised for an easy win after taking the first set at 6-3 and serving for the match at 6-4 in second-set tiebreak but the Russian qualifier saved that match point and […]

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Top-Seeded Champions

Top-Seeded Champions Suffer Breaks in Their Winning Streaks in the Arabian Desert

 February 27, 2016   R K Gupta

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In a coincidental quirk of fate, three tennis champions suffered a break in their celebrated winning streaks at nearly the same time on Friday. The first was men’s world no.1 Novak Djokovic, who ended his run of 17 consecutive finals at Dubai Duty-Free Tournament, after he retired during his quarterfinal against Spain’s Feliciano Lopez. A […]

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Federers Win Over Djokovic

Federer’s Win Over Djokovic Marks His 7th Crown at Dubai Duty-Free Tennis

 March 1, 2015   R K Gupta

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Roger Federer took his seventh title at Dubai after defeating Novak Djokovic in the final on Saturday. The Dubai event has gained in popularity among top tennis stars over the years and for Federer it was the 12th visit to this ATP World Tour 500 hard-court tournament. He has come off in flying colors reaching […]

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Djokovic Vs Federer

It is Djokovic Vs Federer in the Final of the Dubai Duty Free Championships

 March 1, 2015   R K Gupta

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Borna Coric’s impressive tournament run was halted by Roger Federer, when the Swiss defeated the Croat teenager in the semifinals on Friday. With that the world no.2 won his 10th match of the season and he will focus on taking his seventh title at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. His opponent in the final […]

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Borna Coric

Dubai Duty-Free: Borna Coric Upsets Murray, Federer, Djokovic Reach Semifinals

 February 28, 2015   R K Gupta

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18-year old Borna Coric of Croatia ruffled lots of feathers at Dubai on Thursday, when he upset no.3 seed Andy Murray to reach the semifinals of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The teenager also wrote his name in tournament history books as the first teenager ever to enter the round of four. The Croat didn’t […]

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Swiss legend Roger Federer

Top Seeds on Course at Dubai Duty-free; Federer, Djokovic Reach Quarterfinals

 February 26, 2015   R K Gupta

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Playing only his second match after the Australian Open, defending champion Roger Federer fought back after some early trouble against Spain’s Fernando Verdasco. But soon he found his rhythm to win in an hour to enter the last 8 of the 2015 Dubai Duty Free Championships. No.1 seed Novak Djokovic also entered the quarterfinals after […]

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Refrain from Writing off Roger Federer – Not Just Yet

 March 2, 2014   R K Gupta

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After the title drought in nearly the whole of 2013, Roger Federer’s sixth Dubai Open victory assumes significance. The determined 17-Grand Slam victor demonstrated why he cannot be discounted just yet. About a month back, he reached the Australian open semifinal by beating Andy Murray but lost to Rafael Nadal in the semifinal. This week […]

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