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Monte-Carlo SF previews and picks: Djokovic vs. Nadal, Berdych vs. Monfils

A blockbuster showdown between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal is on the cards for Saturday in Monte-Carlo. A much more surprising semifinal pits Tomas Berdych against Gael Monfils.

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Swiss miss: Disastrous endings for Federer and Wawrinka

Stan Wawrinka was bad from start to finish against Grigor Dimitrov on Thursday in Monte-Carlo. Roger Federer was bad only in the second-set tiebreaker against Gael Monfils.

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Nadal, Ferrer play longer than other three quarterfinals combined

Rafael Nadal vs. David Ferrer was expected to be a hard-fought struggle in the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters quarterfinals and it certainly lived up to that billing on Friday afternoon. The other three matches, it’s safe to say, were nothing of the sort.

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Should Hawkeye be used on clay?

Marks have been lost on clay many times before, perhaps none more famously than when Rafael Nadal faced Robin Soderling at the 2009 Rome Masters. It happened again in Lleyton Hewitt’s match on Tuesday in Houston.

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Nadal, Ferrer play longer than other three quarterfinals combined

Rafael Nadal vs. David Ferrer was expected to be a hard-fought struggle in the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters quarterfinals and it certainly lived up to that billing on Friday afternoon. The other three matches, it’s safe to say, were nothing of the sort.

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Monte-Carlo QF previews and picks: Djokovic vs. Cilic, Raonic vs. Berdych

Novak Djokovic is potentially one win away from a semifinal showdown with Rafael Nadal as he goes up against Marin Cilic on Friday in Monte-Carlo. Milos Raonic and Tomas Berdych are also aiming for a place in the last four.

Stan Monday

Swiss miss: Disastrous endings for Federer and Wawrinka

Stan Wawrinka was bad from start to finish against Grigor Dimitrov on Thursday in Monte-Carlo. Roger Federer was bad only in the second-set tiebreaker against Gael Monfils.

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Monte-Carlo QF previews and picks: Nadal vs. Ferrer, Dimitrov vs. Monfils

A blockbuster all-Spanish quarterfinal between Rafael Nadal and Gael Monfils will be contested on Friday in Monte-Carlo. Grigor Dimitrov and Gael Monfils are also in action.

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Monfils upsets Federer, Djokovic and Nadal cruise

Last year’s Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters could not have gone any better for the Swiss. Both Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka reached the title match (won by Wawrinka in three sets). This year’s tournament, however, was a borderline disaster

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Monte-Carlo R3 previews and picks: Cilic vs. Tsonga, Ferrer vs. Simon

Marin Cilic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will continue their comebacks when they face each other on Thursday in Monte-Carlo. David Ferrer and Gilles Simon are also aiming for a place in the quarterfinals.

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Monte-Carlo R3 previews and picks: Nadal vs. Isner, Federer vs. Monfils

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have intriguing third-round showdowns on their hands at the Monte-Carlo Masters on Thursday. Nadal is facing John Isner, while Federer is going up against Gael Monfils.

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Seeded Frenchmen fly into Monte-Carlo third round

Frenchmen compiled an even 3-3 record at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters on Wednesday, with three seeds advancing to the third round and a trio of unseeded underdogs bowing out.

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Monte-Carlo R2 previews and picks: Monfils vs. Dolgopolov, Tsonga vs. Goffin

Fellow Frenchmen and current doubles partners Gael Monfils and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will headline a jam-packed slate of action on Wednesday in Monte-Carlo. Monfils is facing Alexandr Dolgopolov, while Tsonga is going up against David Goffin.

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Monte-Carlo R2 previews and picks: Federer vs. Chardy, Nadal vs. Pouille

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will kick off their Monte-Carlo campaigns on Wednesday. They are set for respective meetings against Frenchmen Jeremy Chardy and Lucas Pouille.

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