Rafael Nadal settles an old score at Rome Masters - like a Ferrari to Roger Federer's Fiat 500
It was meant to be a rekindling of the sport's greatest rivalry, but the meeting of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer yesterday in their first final for nearly two years was about as competitive as a race between a Ferrari and a Fiat 500.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Miami Herald
Rosol eliminated in 1st round at Power Horse Cup
Daniel Brands of Germany upset fifth-seeded Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-3 in the first round of the Power Horse Cup on Sunday.
Rosol falls in Dusseldorf opener
Fifth seed Lukas Rosol was a first- round loser Sunday at the inaugural Power Horse Cup, a final French Open tune-up. Rosol, the only seeded player to see action on the red clay at Rochusclub, lost 6-4, 6-3 to German Daniel Brands.
Thu May 16, 2013
Rome: Nadal d. Gulbis
There may not be a sure-fire way to beat Rafael Nadal, but there is a type of player who can do it, and Ernests Gulbis, whatever his other flaws may be, fits the bill.
Tue May 14, 2013
Federer cruises through Rome opener
Roger Federer eases past Potito Starace in straight sets on Tuesday in Rome. Federer is through to the third round, while Viktor Troicki advances to round two with a win over doubles partner Lukas Rosol.
Thu May 09, 2013
Is Stan Wawrinka Ready to Step Out of Roger Federer's Shadow in 2013?
So close, but yet so far. That has been, like it or not, the theme of Stan Wawrinka's 2013 season.
Thu May 02, 2013
No Nalbandian at Queen's
Nalbandian was disqualified from last year's final with Marin Cilic after he kicked an advertising board into a line judge's leg.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
WNFL-AM Green Bay
Don't write Rafa off the No.1 spot, says Gilbert
For Rafael Nadal to bridge a 7,000-point gap with Novak Djokovic in the ATP rankings looks like a tall order, even for a player of his qualities, yet he could still threaten the Serb's hopes of ending 2013 as world No.1. With the French Open looming large on the horizon, Nadal is back in the claycourt groove as he continues his comeback from a knee ... (more)
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Heroes and Zeros: Claypova, Rosol's Ride, Rafa Roars Again
With the tours active at four stops in Europe and Northern Africa last week - Stuttgart and Marrakech for the women, Barcelona and Bucharest for the men - there was no shortage of combustible kinetics during the week that was.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Nadal, Rosol Reunite in Title Efforts Sunday
Rafael Nadal won his eighth Barcelona title in nine years on Sunday, defeating fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 6-3 in the final of the rainy Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell.
Rosol wins maiden ATP title
BUCHAREST: Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic claimed his first ATP title in Bucharest on Sunday with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez. The 27-year-old Rosol, who knocked out Rafael Nadal in the second round at Wimbledon last year, required just over an hour to overcome Garcia-Lopez, the world number 87.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Garcia-Lopez ousts Mayer to reach Bucharest title match
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez takes out former champion Florian Mayer in the Bucharest semifinals on Saturday.
The Washington Post
Lukas Rosol beats 3-time champion Gilles Simon to reach 1st career final in Bucharest
Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic ousted three-time champion Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday to reach his first career final at the BRD Tiriac Nastase.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Simon beats Brands, Rosol rolls over Troicki
Gilles Simon is back in the Bucharest semifinals after taking care of Daniel Brands on Friday.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
ATP World Tour
Troicki Finds Form; Seppi Beaten
Eighth seed Viktor Troicki reached his first ATP World Tour quarter-final of the season on Wednesday as he defeated Tobias Kamke of Germany 6-4, 6-2 at the BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy .
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Monfils, Rosol roll through Bucharest openers
Gael Monfils eases past Filippo Volandri on Tuesday in Bucharest. Monfils is joined in the second round by Lukas Rosol, a straight-set winner over Gilles Muller.