Category: Ranking

Australia Open 2014: Djokovic and Robredo rank eighth

Serbian Novak Djokovic – defending champion – continues its unstoppable march in the Australia Open in Melbourne in straight sets eliminating the Uzbek Denis Istomin and thus reaching the second round in the Major.

Tommy Robredo joined David Ferrer in the second round with a good win against Frenchman Richard Gasquet in four sets and Italian Fabio Fognini also stood in that instance.

Robredo rank

Nole had two first sets a pleasure to Istomin with a high percentage of service points – just lost a point in the first and two in the second – in addition to fully capitalize on their chances of breakage (2 of 2). So he won the opening set 6-3. She repeated the job 6-3 in the second he lost by investing points in the first set on serve and winning a break. Read more »

Del Bosque and Benitez, nominated for Best Coach of the Year 2013

In FIFA gala to be held on January 13, 2014 in Zurich not only know who wins the Golden Ball 2013, an award for which there is already a list of 23 candidates, but also deliver other awards and badges. Among them is the coach of the year, for which there is already a list of 10 candidates list then surely stay three.

Of these 10 candidates, two are Spanish national coach Vicente Del Bosque and Rafa Benitez, current coach of Naples and last year won the UEFA Europa League with Chelsea. Also on the list of Real Madrid coach, Carlo Ancelotti, who won the French league with PSG and his former coach, Jose Mourinho, but did not win more than the Spanish Supercup.

Best Coach of the Year 2013

Anyway, it looks like it will be a winner, Jupp Heynckes. The German, now retired, would receive a great tribute to his entire career with this award, a trend that culminated in a triplet, Bundesliga, German Cup and Champions League. Another coach is no longer practicing and appearing on the list is Sir Alex Ferguson, the former Manchester United. Read more »

ATP and WTA rankings published after finishing their Wimbledon

The tournament of Wimbledon came to an end after two weeks of intense tennis at the All England Club and made crowning two champions who can see in Picture: Andy Murray and Marion Bartoli . On the way to the title favorites were many and are that Wimbledon is common to see surprises so between the failures and triumphs of each other have new rankins ATP and WTA with interesting changes.

In the men’s tour Novak Djokovic remains at No. 1 despite losing the final. The Serb improved his result of 2012 which was a semifinalist and was secured at the head of the standings. Behind him stands now Andy Murray that after 77 years could bring the title back to Britain.

andy murray

The most significant change at the top has been the fall of Roger Federer which he lost tempranera removing almost 2,000 points and falling to the post 5 for the benefit of David Ferrer and Rafael Nadal although the latter also gave pretty bad the quote Londoner. Read more »

1000 Rome Masters 2013: Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer rank eighth

The Spaniard Rafael Nadal (5) and the Alicante David Ferrer (4) won their second round pass in the Internazionali BNL D’Italia on Wednesday left on the road the Spaniard Fernando Verdasco.

Ernests Gulbis also enrolled in the second round with a convincing victory over Serbian Viktor Troicki in straight sets. Previously, Marcel Granollers had also advanced round after the withdrawal of Andy Murray.

David Ferrer

A high voltage match played David Ferrer and Fernando Verdasco in Rome. The lefty Madrid despite having some leg problems played each point as in his best moments. In the first set David had few first serves and that caused him to have many problems holding their serve games. Fernando broke twice and took the set 7-5. Read more »

World Ranking 2014: Summary of South America, Asia, and Africa

Once the review of what happened in the UEFA zone, on to what happened in the rest of the world, where he continued the race for the World Cup Brazil 2014. The major point of interest was, of course, South America, particularly Bolivia, where Argentina again embarrassed in height and took out a draw which eventually was seen as a positive result.

And is that Argentina has already one foot in the World Cup, as it has almost Colombia, but lost to Venezuela yesterday, and as it has almost Ecuador, Paraguay yesterday thrashed 4-1. By the fourth and fifth place, giving the latter access and playoffs, fighting multiple selections and yesterday was an interesting Chile – Uruguay, which ended in victory for the Red 2-0.

World Ranking 2014

In Africa, there are 10 groups of 10 teams that will to be played in rounds, five seats for the World Cup. In Group A we have to Ethiopia ahead of South Africa or Tanzania Group C have to fight alongside Ivory Coast and Morocco, as most remarkable surprises for now, when it is half the contested finals. Read more »

Rafael Nadal adds his title number 22 Masters Series

Rafa Nadal seems that never left the circuit. After just over a month after his return to the court after 7 months of absence the Spaniard has lost only one match, won tournaments in Acapulco Sao Paulo and Latin American tour Sunday and girded for the third time the title of Masters 1000 Indian Wells.

The Spaniard beat Juan Martin Del Potro – a rival in the week got important results to Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray – in three sets tracing a 4-6 Argentina 0-2 advantage. Rafa’s mentality and power to move defensive to offensive situations eventually destroy the morale of Del Potro and ended up winning without discussion. Rafa jumps to fourth-ranked David Ferrer displacing Alicante.

rafa nadal

The first set started with Rafa by storm attacking the back of Del Potro, winning three straight and staying with two break points on the Argentine’s serve to go ahead 4-0. But Del Potro saved the situation out with good serves and that game – the fourth – would hinge because breathed confidence and energy to South America. Rafa’s punches were no longer deep and began attacking his opponent with his right by running the Balearic and pulling the court destabilizing it. So Del Potro went from 0-3 to 3-3. Read more »

ATP Rankings: Djokovic continues to lead and Ferrer beats Nadal after the Australia Open

Following the completion of a grand slam is always interesting to look at the rankings in both the WTA and ATP and that’s what we do a day after the curtain the Australia Open. Once updated rankings, Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka still lead but the two have signed a perfect tournament and were renewed titles they made in the 2012 season.

In ranking male Novak Djokovic has successfully defended the title and, therefore, that brings with 2,000 points. The Serb leads by about 3,000 points to Roger Federer and his first position in no danger at the moment. Andy Murray consolidates third place and is now followed by David Ferrer. The Spanish reached semifinals and placed in the position to lose Rafa Nadal has dropped to 5,400 points after many months without playing.

Novak Djokovic

Otherwise the top ten remains without news are those in generals the favorites have been fulfilling in Australia wheredid not see too many surprises: Read more »

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams ‘World Champions 2012′ for the ITF

We continue with the awards to the best athletes of the year and now we focus on the world of tennis where their International Federation (ITF) has nonbrado the ‘World Champions 2012′ or, what is the same, the best players of the season. In men this award was to Novak Djokovic while female has gone into the hands of Serena Williams.

Repeat a season like he did in 2011 was Djokovic complicated but, although it has not reached that level, the Serbian tennis year has again been very productive in terms of wins. Nole began the year by winning the Australian Open and also reached the finals of Roland Garros and U.S. Open where he lost to Nadal and Murray. Also won tournaments in Miami, Canada, Beijing, and Shanghai and finished the year winning the Masters Tournament in London and regaining the No. 1 ranking. Read more »

Carlota Ciganda end number one ranking of the Ladies European Tour

The golf season came to an end and if I talked before the spectacular year of Rory McIlroy who finished the season as the best player on the men’s tour, today we cannot pass up the opportunity to devote an article to Carlota Ciganda. The young Spanish golfer has also signed a spectacular year and finished number one ranking Ladies European Tour … and that was the year of its debut.

Carlota Ciganda

Ciganda, 22, has spent his entire life dedicated to the world of golf where he has won titles in all the categories. The Navarre golfer takes his career very well run and in 2008 decided to train in the U.S. successfully. In 2011 he could have decided to go to the American circuit that is where there are more tournaments and more prizes are distributed but decided to go step by step and spend the year on the European circuit that has finished first in the year of its debut, a feat I had only gotten Laura Davies, an icon with 82 women’s golf tournaments in their windows. Read more »


PARIS – The Belarussian Victoria Azarenka has retained its position as No. 1 in the world at the end of the season with 550 points WTA ahead of Russian Maria Sharapova, ranked Monday. ‘s Serena Williams, who beat Sharapova Sunday in the final of the Masters, is close and can look back at the top of the rankings in 2013.

Victoria Azarenka

The only significant movement in the Top 20 is the fall of two places, from the 6th to the 8th of Czech Petra Kvitova, who had abandoned last week at the Masters for bronchitis. Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki is still likely to return next week the Top 10, if it appears well until Sofia Masters which begins Tuesday, the French Marion Bartoli, who currently holds this position not participating. Read more »


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