Category Archive: Madrid Open

Roger rests — Rafa roars

The King of clay has his mojo back. Rafa Nadal’s playing again with confidence and passion. While Roger Federer skips the clay season, and Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray remain in various phases… Continue reading

Magic shots in the Magic Box

The Caja Magica in Madrid is renowned for its magic light on sunny days, especially on courts 2 and 3. The players also create a magic of their own. (images copyright Christopher Johnson)

Delpo: Return of The King of Cool

  Before turning 21, Juan Martin del Potro beat Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer to win the 2009 US Open. If healthy, he might have expanded the Big Four into the Big Five,… Continue reading

Novak playing in a dream

Andre Agassi spoke about playing in a “waking dream”. Djokovic is in a dream, and it seems nobody can wake him up. (images copyright Christopher Johnson Globalite Media all rights reserved)

#Halep beats Cibulkova to win #MMOpen2016 in Madrid

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Andy beats Rafa in Battle of Madrid part 2

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How Djokovic returns Raonic’s serves

              Milos Raonic’s serves put Alex Dolgopolov and Jo Tsonga on their heels swatting at the ball in Madrid. But Novak Djokovic somehow managed to step in… Continue reading

Rafa Rising

    RAFAEL NADAL: “I don’t want to talk every day about if I am back or I am not back. That’s the real thing, no? Is something that I don’t think about.… Continue reading

Murray deposes Nadal on Madrid clay

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playing lights out —– Petra Kvitova wins Mutua Madrid Open