Mektic/Skugor Save MP To Lift Trophy

21/04/2019

Nikola Mektic and Franko Skugor saved one championship point on Sunday to win the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, beating Robin Haase and Wesley Koolhof 6-7(3), 7-6(3), 11-9 in a dramatic final. The seventh seeds, making their first appearance as a team since the 2017 Swiss Indoors, won 76 per cent of first-serve points (37/49) to claim […]

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Lajovic Reflects On Dream Week

21/04/2019

It was a week Dusan Lajovic will never forget. Not even a toe blister could stop the Serbian from producing countless moments of magic, en route to his first ATP Tour final at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters. On Saturday, Lajovic exclaimed, “I’m going to cut that toe off if it means I can play tomorrow.” […]

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Brain Game: Fabio Wins Forehand Battle

21/04/2019

The forehand broke. Fabio Fognini stunned Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-2 in the semi-finals of the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters on Saturday with Nadal’s forehand starting strong but misfiring the further the match progressed. Nadal was broken in his first service game, then broke back twice in a row to lead 3-1 in the opening set. His […]

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What Fognini Told Nadal Before SF

20/04/2019

Walking onto Court Rainier III at the Monte-Carlo Country Club to play Rafael Nadal is a daunting task. The Spaniard has won 11 titles on the main court at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters. But on Saturday, Italian Fabio Fognini felt no fear. In fact, he says he played up his chances to Nadal himself. “With […]

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Nadal Reacts After Fognini Defeat

20/04/2019

Rafael Nadal is the first to admit that very little went according to plan on Saturday. The second seed and 11-time champion suffered just the fifth defeat of his career at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, succumbing to Fabio Fognini 6-4, 6-2 in one hour and 36 minutes. It was one of the upsets of the […]

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Follow The Action On ATP Tennis Radio

13/04/2019

Looking for a way to keep up to date with the latest news from the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters? Make sure to tune into ATP Tennis Radio as World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and 11-time champion Rafael Nadal headline a packed draw at the opening ATP Masters 1000 event of the European clay swing. You can […]

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Felix Steals The Spotlight

19/04/2019

Felix Auger-Aliassime is becoming accustomed to being centre stage as one of the brightest #NextGenATP stars on the ATP Tour, but the 18-year-old also proved he has star power off the court following his musical act at the annual Monte-Carlo Player Revue. As the stars of the ATP Tour gathered on Wednesday night to celebrate […]

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Who Will Take The Title?

20/04/2019

Fabio Fognini and Dusan Lajovic wrap up a wild week on Sunday at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters as both men battle for their first ATP Masters 1000 title. This is the first time that Monte-Carlo has featured two first-time Masters 1000 finalists since the Masters 1000 series began in 1990. Fognini, seeded 13th, is competing […]

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Lajovic Shocks Medvedev To Reach Final

20/04/2019

Dusan Lajovic defeated Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-1 on Saturday in a battle of first-time ATP Masters 1000 semi-finalists, winning 12 of the final 13 games to reach the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters final. The World No. 48 is the lowest-ranked Monte-Carlo finalist since No. 53 Hicham Arazi in 2001, advancing after one hour and 35 minutes. […]

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Final For Fabio!

20/04/2019

Fabio Fognini produced the performance of his career on Saturday to stun 11-time champion Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-2 at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, advancing to his first ATP Masters 1000 final. Fognini claimed 11 of 14 games from 1-3 down in the first set to stun the 33-time Masters 1000 champion after one hour and […]

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Koolhof/Haase Reach First Team Final

20/04/2019

Robin Haase and Wesley Koolhof advanced to their first tour-level final as a team on Saturday, beating Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares 7-6(4), 6-4 at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters. The Dutch duo, competing together for just the second time, converted seven of 10 break points to reach the championship match after one hour and 37 […]

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Rafa, Fabio Battle For Final Spot

19/04/2019

Eleven-time champion Rafael Nadal and 13th seed Fabio Fognini will face off for a 15th time in their FedEx ATP Head2Head for a place in the 2019 Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters final. The other match Saturday features two first-time ATP Masters 1000 semi-finalists, Daniil Medvedev and Dusan Lajovic. Second seed Nadal leads his FedEx ATP Head2Head […]

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