Rome Masters preview and predictions

May 14, 2017 61

Madrid finalists Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem have already enjoyed hugely successful clay-court seasons. While they could use some additional rest before the French Open, cooler heads will prevail and both will almost certainly suit up for this week’s Rome Masters. […]

Madrid final preview and prediction: Nadal vs. Thiem

May 14, 2017 183

Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem will be squaring off for the fifth time in their careers and for the second time in a clay-court final this season when they battle for the Mutua Madrid Open title on Sunday. Nadal is leading the head-to-head series 3-1 (all on clay) after beating Thiem 6-4, 6-1 just two weeks ago. […]

Madrid SF preview and prediction: Thiem vs. Cuevas

May 12, 2017 12

It will be a battle of one-handed backhands when Dominic Thiem and Pablo Cuevas clash in the semifinals of the Mutua Madrid Open on Saturday. Their only previous encounter was an absolute clay-court battle, won by Cuevas 7-6(7), 7-5, 6-7(5), 7-5 in round two of the 2015 French Open.

Madrid Masters preview and predictions

May 6, 2017 32

Following a week of 250-point tournaments, the stars are back on court for the second of this year’s three clay-court Masters 1000 events. Rafael Nadal is off to a perfect 10-0 start on the red stuff in 2017, with No. 10 titles in both Monte-Carlo and Barcelona. He is going for “only” his fifth title in Madrid. […]

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