Tag Archives: David Ferrer

Indian Wells: DelPo Will Play Istomin in R4

Del Potro d. Verdasco, 6-2 7-6 After a first set in which he outplayed Fer, DelPo faced more of a challenge in the 2nd set.  Fer actually had 3 SPs on DelPo’s serve late in the 2nd set, only for … Continue reading

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Dubai & Acapulco Round-up

Fed Becomes 5-time Champion at Dubai: He defeated Muzz 7-5 6-4 to take the title.  This is Fed’s 2nd title of the year.  Muzz conceded that the fast courts really suited Fed’s style of play.  This was an excellent tourny … Continue reading

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Updates from Marseilles & Buenos Aires

DelPo into the SFs at Marseilles:  He beat Richard Gasquet, 7-5 7-6.  I wasn’t able to see this match, but from I’ve gathered, Reeshard was playing at a top level, while DelPo took a bit of time to ease into … Continue reading

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Marseilles: DelPo vs. Playstation

DelPo has a R2 match in Marseilles with Davydenko.  Davy’s been in great form this past week, where he pushed Fed to three sets at Rotterdam.  He’s a skilled player on indoor HCs and he will push DelPo to the … Continue reading

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Australian Open: QF Exits & Final Four Match-ups

As predicted, the 128-player draw has been narrowed down and it’s the top 4 players in the world who will face off against each other: Rafa-Fed and Novak-Muzz. QF Combativity Award (Rafa defeats Berdy) Given the limited pool of remaining … Continue reading

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Australian Open: R4 Round-up

R4 Combativity Award: While Lleyton Hewitt gave a guns-blazing performance in his loss to Novak Djokovic, in what will likely be his last Oz Open, I’m giving R4’s combativity award to Kei Nishikori.  Mostly, I’m still unsettled by the Nalby-Isner … Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi & Hopman Cup

42 minutes, that’s how long it took Richard Gasquet and Marion Bartoli to defeat Li Na and Wu Di at the Hopman Cup.  That’s two minutes shorter than it took for Djokovic to defeat Fed at Abu Dhabi.  I guess … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Mariposaxprs!

Bon Nadal, Joyeux Federer, Merry Murray, Danza Daveed-uro, Feliz Del Potro, Giddy-up Gasquet, and Happy Picooo everyone!!  I hope you’re enjoying a happy holidays and bravely weathering the difficult tennis off-season.  I will be sharing a series of interesting links … Continue reading

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Davis Cup: A 5th Victory for Spain

Rafa clinches the tie for Spain, after defeating DelPo in four sets: 1-6 6-4 6-1 7-6.  The stronger team won and Spain clinched its 5th Davis Cup title in Sevilla. Given Manolo Santana’s breezy proclamation that Spain could beat Argentina … Continue reading

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Davis Cup: They’re Alive! Argentina’s Alive!

Until tomorrow, when they won’t be.  Still, the final will go into a live Sunday, with the reverse singles matches.  The ad-hoc team of Nalby and Schwank thoroughly defeated Fer and Feli in straight sets, 6-4 6-2 6-3. Fun fact: … Continue reading

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