Ball of Timelessness

PLISKOVA

WINS

FIRST WTA TITLE

IN KL

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – The Pliskova twins have been talked about for a long time, doing so well in the juniors and already making waves together in the pros in doubles – but one of them made a very big breakthrough on Sunday, asKarolina Pliskova won her first WTA title at the BMW Malaysian Open.

Karolina Pliskova battled back from a first set blowout and blasted 10 aces to beat Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the final of the BMW Malaysian Open, the first WTA title of her blossoming career.

Pliskova stormed through her first four rounds in straight sets, including a particularly resonant win in the semifinals, beating No.4 seed Ayumi Morita, 60 62 – having never been beyond the quarterfinals of a WTA event before, she was treading new ground, but needless to say, the Czech meant business.

ERRANI

DEFENDS

ACAPULCO…

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ABIERTO MEXICANO TELCEL 2013

NADAL

DETHRONES FERRER

FOR

ACAPULCO TROPHY

Acapulco, Mexico

ACAPULCO, Mexico – Rafael Nadal blasted past top seed and defending champion David Ferrer 6-0, 6-2 in Saturday’s final of the Mexican Open in a powerful performance that indicated he has quickly returned to near his best after a long-term knee injury.

Ferrer was a three-time defending champion and had won 19 straight matches in this event, but he could find no answer to Nadal, losing to his Spanish compatriot in just one hour and five minutes.

DUBAI DUTY FREE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013

DJOKOVIC

WINS

FOURTH DUBAI CROWN

Dubai, UAE

 

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Novak Djokovic came from a break down in the first set to win his fourth Dubai Championships title in five years on Saturday, downing third-seeded Tomas Berdych 7-5, 6-3.

The top-ranked Djokovic extended his unbeaten streak this year to 13 matches, which…

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