Rafael Nadal claimed a seventh Barcelona Open title with a hard fought straight-set 7-6 (7-1) 7-5 victory over David Ferrer on Sunday.
Novak Djokovic swept past Spain's David Ferrer in straight sets to win the Abu Dhabi exhibition tournament Saturday and demonstrate he is in fine fettle for the start of the 2012 season.
World number one Novak Djokovic showed he is over the back and shoulder injuries which hampered the final months of last season with a crushing straight sets victory over Roger Federer in the Abu Dhabi exhibition event.
Spain's top two ranked tennis players, Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer, have confirmed they will not be playing in the 2012 Davis Cup.
David Ferrer came from behind to win an epic clash with Juan Martin del Potro and give Spain a commanding 2-0 lead in the Davis Cup final against Argentina on Friday.
Sweden's Davis Cup captain Thomas Enqvist talks with Don Riddell ahead of his Champions Tour event at Royal Albert Hall.
Roger Federer is on course to win a record sixth end-of-season tennis championship after beating David Ferrer in London on Saturday to reach his 100th career final and return to third in the world rankings.
World No.1 Novak Djokovic has been eliminated as the shocks continued Friday at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
David Ferrer booked his place in the semifinals of the ATP World Tour Finals after stunning world number one Novak Djokovic in straight sets at London's O2 Arena on Wednesday.
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic saved a match point before finally overcoming Tomas Berdych in his opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Monday.
Novak Djokovic has had a phenomenal 2011, but his exertions appear to be taking their toll. Injuries are threatening to derail the world No. 1's hopes of finishing the tennis season on a high note.
Andy Murray romped to his third straight ATP Tour title and took over as world number three from Roger Federer with a 7-5 6-4 win over Spain's David Ferrer in the Shanghai Masters final Sunday.
Britain's Andy Murray cruised into the final of the Shanghai Masters with a straight sets thrashing of Japan's Kei Nishikori Saturday as he bids for a third straight title on the ATP Tour.
World No. 4 Andy Murray is on course to reach a third successive Asian final after ending the Shanghai Masters hopes of Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden on Friday.
NEW YORK -- Yeah, it was the usual scene at a Grand Slam fourth-round match: Reporters getting hustled off the court between points, a crowd so tiny that the sound of shrieking -- "A baby?" David Ferrer asked the chair umpire -- from across the U.S. Tennis Center stopped play, Andy Roddick holding up Ferrer in mid-serve when he spied someone scaling the chain-link behind him. "Sorry," Roddick called over the net. "There was a guy up on the fence."
NEW YORK -- It looked exactly as a James Blake match at the U.S. Open should: stadium packed to the rafters, cameras trained on his every move, big-time opponent on the other side of the net. And yet most everything about his 4-6, 3-6, 4-6 defeat to Spaniard David Ferrer on Friday seemed small.
You know the old saying: 82 times bitten, twice shy. Or the other old saying: fool us once, shame on you; fool us 94 times, shame on us. Yes, we've been here before, haven't we? A young American does well in the first week of the U.S. Open and suddenly we've minted the Next Big Star. There are narratives that use words like "savior" and "oasis." Instantly, comparisons are drawn to decorated champions. ("Now that you mention it, Melanie Oudin DOES recall Justine Henin!") Coaches and administrators trip over themselves competing for credit and predicting boundless success.
World No. 5 Robin Soderling has claimed his fourth tennis title of 2011, winning his home Swedish Open for the second time in three years.
David Ferrer confirmed Spain's place in the semifinals of the Davis Cup on Sunday, with a victory over world number eight Mardy Fish which sent the U.S. out of the competition.
Spain's Rafael Nadal has beaten compatriot David Ferrer 6-2 6-4 in the final of the Barcelona Open to claim his sixth win at the event.
World No. 1 Rafael Nadal became the second-youngest player to reach 500 career wins as he moved into the final of the Barcelona Open on Saturday.
World No. 1 Rafael Nadal continued his winning ways on clay as he reached the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open with a 6-3 6-1 win over Colombia's Santiago Giraldo on Thursday.
Japanese tennis players Kimiko Date-Krumm and Ayumi Morita talk to CNN about the quake that devastated their homeland.
Rafael Nadal's status as the world's top tennis player may have dimmed slightly with two recent final defeats, but the Spaniard showed again on Sunday that he is the man to beat on clay.
World No. 1 Rafael Nadal will face compatriot David Ferrer in Sunday's final as he seeks a remarkable seventh successive title at the Monte Carlo Masters clay-court event.
Jon, strictly speaking of tennis accomplishments, would you rather have had the career of Martina Hingis or the future career of Caroline Wozniacki? -- Peter Galante, Oakland, Calif.
Andy Murray battled back to reach the Australian Open men's singles final for the second year in a row as he overcame a testing challenge from David Ferrer in Melbourne on Friday night.
SI.com caught up with Sports Illustrated senior writer Jon Wertheim after Rafael Nadal's surprising 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 loss to David Ferrer in Wednesday's Australian Open quarterfinals.
Top seed and world number one Rafael Nadal of Spain has been knocked out of the Australian Open by compatriot and "friend" David Ferrer.
Rafael Nadal maintained his bid to become the first man since Rod Laver to hold all four grand slam titles on Monday with a straight-sets dismissal of Croatia's Marian Cilic in the fourth round of the Australian Open.
Roger Federer recorded a resounding 6-4 6-2 win over Britain's Andy Murray in their Group B match at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London on Tuesday.
American Andy Roddick clinched the eighth and final place for the ATP World Tour Finals on Thursday, but world No. 3 Novak Djokovic suffered a setback in his preparations for the season-ending event.
Home hero Roger Federer swept past Andy Roddick in straight sets to reach the final of the Swiss Indoors in Basle on Saturday.
World number two Novak Djokovic successfully defended his China Open title, defeating Spain's David Ferrer in the rain-delayed final on Monday, while Caroline Wozniacki celebrated her rise to the top of the rankings by winning the women's event.
Twenty-fifth seed Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland survived a two-tiebreaker match against fourth seed Andy Murray of Great Britain to win 6-7(3-7), 7-6(7-4), 6-3, 6-3 at the U.S. Open.
Lleyton Hewitt ended the Australian Open with surgery and was on crutches afterward, but he is back in action this week at Houston. Serena Williams won the Australian Open, but hasn't played a match since then, claiming she is injured. Maybe it is just me, but something does not seem right about this. --Aaron, Illinois
Rafael Nadal won his second straight Masters title on clay with a 7-5 6-2 win over Spanish compatriot David Ferrer in a rain-delayed final in Rome on Sunday.
Rafael Nadal battled hard to overcome Roger Federer's conqueror and give himself a chance of a record-equaling 17th Masters 1000 tournament title in Italy.
Fourth seed Andy Murray's poor start to the clay-court season continued on Thursday after he was beaten in straight sets by David Ferrer in the last 16 of the Rome Masters.
Fernando Verdasco denied fellow Spaniard David Ferrer a third successive final appearance at the Barcelona Open after coming from behind to win a tense last-four clash on Saturday.
Top seed Roger Federer sent out an ominous warning to his rivals with the most comfortable of Australian Open second-round victories over Victor Hanescu on Thursday.
Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer completed Spain's Davis Cup final whitewash over the Czech Republic in Barcelona.
Both team captains made surprise picks ahead of Friday's opening rubbers in the Davis Cup final between defending champions Spain and the Czech Republic on clay in Barcelona.
World number three Novak Djokovic claimed his first title of 2009 with a straight sets 7-5 6-3 victory over Spain's David Ferrer in Dubai on Saturday.
Top seed Novak Djokovic recovered from the loss of the opening set to reach the final of the Dubai Open in scorching heat on Friday.
Spain's Feliciano Lopez upset Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro 4-6 7-6 7-6 6-3 in the second singles of the Davis Cup final -- levelling the two nations at a point each.
David Nalbandian defeated Spain's David Ferrer 6-3 6-2 6-3 in the opening singles match of the Davis Cup final, putting Argentina on track for their first title.
Defending champion David Ferrer of Spain saw off American Jesse Levine in three sets on Wednesday to advance to the third round of the Japan Open in Tokyo.
Andy Roddick overcame a Davis Cup hangover and jetlag to reach the quarterfinals of the China Open, but top seed David Ferrer of Spain crashed out in Beijing.
Spain and Argentina are on course to contest the Davis Cup final by taking commanding 2-0 leads after the opening day of their semifinal rubbers.
Here are some initial musings and reactions to the U.S. Open draw, which was held Thursday morning.
Clay court specialist David Ferrer won his first title on grass as he beat Marc Gicquel 6-4 6-2 at the Ordina Open in the Netherlands.
Top seed David Ferrer defeated Juan Martin Del Potro 7-6 6-1 to set up a final against unseeded Frenchman Marc Gicquel in the Ordina Open in Den Bosch.
Spanish fifth seed David Ferrer wore down Australian Lleyton Hewitt to move into the fourth round of the French Open In Paris with a 6-2 3-6 3-6 6-3 6-4 victory on Saturday.
SI.com's Jon Wertheim breaks down the men's and women's seeds at the French Open. Read on for the top first-round matchups, dark horses to keep an eye on and his predicted winners.
Rafael Nadal dropped the middle set but continued his invincible form on clay to beat second seed and Spanish compatriot David Ferrer 6-1 4-6 6-1 on Sunday to win his fourth straight Barcelona Open title.
Rafael Nadal remained on target for a fourth consecutive Monte Carlo Masters triumph when he beat Spanish compatriot Juan Carlos Ferrero 6-4 6-1 to reach the quarterfinals.
Spaniard David Ferrer had a comfortable passage into the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters when he eased past Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic 6-4 6-0.
Champion Roger Federer overcome a determined challenge from James Blake on Wednesday to set up an Australian Open semifinal clash against Serb Novak Djokovic.
Unfancied Frenchman Julien Benneteau sent top seed and defending champion David Ferrer crashing out of the Heineken Open quarterfinals in Auckland on Thursday.
World number one Roger Federer played a stunning second set to floor his closest rival Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-1 and reach the final of the season-ending Masters Cup in Shanghai.
David Ferrer reached the Masters Cup final on his debut in the event with an embarrassingly easy 6-1 6-3 victory over Andy Roddick on Saturday.
World number two Rafael Nadal and his Spanish compatriot David Ferrer reached the semifinals of the Masters Cup with convincing straight sets victories in their final Gold Group round robin matches on Thursday.
Rafael Nadal met his match in fellow Spaniard David Ferrer as he crashed to defeat in three draining sets at the season-ending Masters Cup on Tuesday.
Top-seed Venus Williams continued her excellent form on her 'Asian swing' with a straight sets victory over fellow American Vania King to progress to the quarterfinals of the Japan Open.
The fans came in record droves, the rain didn't come at all, the top seeds won and the Djoker got away. Cleaning out the notebook from a generally excellent 2007 U.S. Open.
Top seed Roger Federer held off the determined challenge of Nikolay Davydenko to score a straight sets 7-5 6-1 7-5 win to reach the final of the U.S. Open where he will play Serbia's Novak Djokovic.
Third seed Novak Djokovic beat Spain's David Ferrer 6-4 6-4 6-3 in the U.S. Open semifinals to reach his first Grand Slam final at the age of 20.
David Ferrer kept up his surprising run at the U.S. Open, reaching his first Grand Slam semifinal by defeating Juan Ignacio Chela 6-2 6-3 7-5 at Flushing Meadows.
Second seed Rafael Nadal was sent packing from the U.S. Open by Spanish compatriot David Ferrer in a dramatic fourth round match at Flushing Meadows that ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
Rafael Nadal kept his U.S. Open campaign on track on Sunday despite a painful knee as Spanish-speaking claycourters clamped a stranglehold on the bottom half of the draw.
Defending champion David Ferrer crashed out of Stuttgart's ATP tournament when he was beaten in the second round by fellow-Spaniard Fernando Verdasco in straight sets.
World number two Rafael Nadal brushed aside Germany's Alexander Waske 6-1 6-1 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the Stuttgart ATP claycourt tournament.
Hopes of an all-French final at the Swiss Open ended on Friday when three of the country's four quarterfinalists were beaten.
Serbian Novak Djokovic ousted second seed Tommy Robredo 4-6 6-4 7-5 to reach the semifinals of the World Indoor Tournament in Rotterdam on Friday.
France's Julien Benneteau recovered from a terrible start to beat Spaniard fifth seed David Ferrer 4-6 6-0 6-1 and reach the quarterfinals of the Marseille Open on Thursday.
David Ferrer won an all-Spanish shootout 6-4 6-2 against his friend and top seed Tommy Robredo to lift the Auckland Open title on Saturday.
Spanish third seed David Ferrer beat Argentine Jose Acasuso in a gruelling five sets to win the final of the 545,000-euro ATP tournament in Stuttgart.
World number one Roger Federer cruised into the Monte Carlo Open quarterfinals on Thursday, ending the adventure of hometown qualifier Benjamin Balleret 6-3 6-2.
David Ferrer battled past Juan Carlos Ferrero 6-1 7-6 6-3 in an all-Spanish baseline duel, to reach the last eight of the Monte Carlo Open on Thursday.
Top seed Nikolay Davydenko of Russia and Spaniards David Ferrer and Juan Carlos Ferrero all fell in a trio of first round shocks at the Valencia Open.
Top seed Andy Roddick saved two match points before overcoming David Ferrer 2-6 6-3 7-6 to reach the Paris Masters semifinals.
David Ferrer has been called into Spain's Davis Cup team for the first time for their World Group playoff against Italy on Monday.
Marat Safin smashed a racket and a courtside chair as his French Open dreams were shattered in the fourth round by gritty Spaniard Tommy Robredo on Monday.
Results of Wednesday's second round men's singles matches (Seeds in bold):
Spanish teenager Rafael Nadal reached his sixth final of the year when he edged out David Ferrer 4-6 6-4 7-5 in the Rome Masters semifinals.
Igor Andreev of Russia won his first ATP title when he beat David Ferrer of Spain 6-3 5-7 6-3 in the Valencia Open final on Sunday.
Third seed Juan Carlos Ferrero suffered a shock defeat at the hands of fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the second round of the Lyon Grand Prix on Thursday.
Guillermo Canas reached the final of the clay-court ATP Stuttgart Cup for the third time in four years with a 3-6 6-1 6-2 win over Nikolay Davydenko.
French Open champion Gaston Gaudio has reached the semi-finals of the 614,750-euro ATP tournament in Stuttgart, to become the final seed left in the clay court competition.
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