ATP Rome Final Preview: Rafael Nadal v Novak Djokovic

After a week full of surprises and some really excellent matches, it’s come down once again to Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.  This will be Nadal and Djokovic’s 12th ATP Masters 1000 final.  Their routes through the draw have been trickier than most Masters 1000 tournaments.  Djokovic has been taken to three sets in his…

ATP Doha Final Preview: Nadal v Monfils

Doha has seen its fair share of surprises this week, but like every tournament on the week 1 schedule, it has been left with a noteworthy final.  Here is my preview for the final and predictions for Brisbane and Chennai semi-finals. Rafael Nadal has avoided the upset train although his performances have certainly not been…

ATP Doha Quarter-Final Preview: Nadal v Gulbis

Doha has seen a surprising number of upsets this week with Tomas Berdych, Andy Murray, David Ferrer and Fernando Verdasco all being knocked out in the first two rounds.  The quarter-finals has a distinctively German feel to it with four German players left in the tournament. Rafael Nadal v Ernests Gulbis (ATP Doha, QF) The…