Verdasco wins Barcelona Open, beat Soderling

“I wasn’t planning to play this week so you can imagine my feelings right now. It’s incredible,” Verdasco Said. “At the last minute they convinced me to come and now I’m lifting the trophy so thanks to all of them.”

Fernando Verdasco of Spain beat Robin Soderling of Sweden 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 to win the Barcelona Open final.

“Everything you can win gives you confidence and this tournament is very special for me, as it is for all the Spaniards. But what I achieved last week and this is going to help me a lot in terms of confidence and experience. Having played in last week’s final was a help to me today.”

Top seeds Nenad Zimonjic and Daniel Nestor have become the first team in 27 years to defend their Barcelona Open beating Lleyton Hewitt and Mark Knowles.

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Stosur wins Family Circle Cup title

“This is bigger than Osaka, and to do it here and on clay and be playing well all week and everything is just a great feeling,” Stosur said.

Samantha Stosur earned her first title on clay defeating era Zvonareva 6-0, 6-3 to win the Family Circle Cup.

Liezel Huber of the United States and Nadia Petrova of Russia defeated Vania King of the United States and Michaella Krajicek of The Netherlands for the doubles titles.

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Nadal wins Monte Carlo masters title again

Nadal wins his 6th straight Monte Carlo Masters, defeating Fernando Verdasco 6-0, 6-1.

“Sorry for today,” Nadal said to a smiling Verdasco during interview as Verdasco reply “I hope one day Rafa gets tired of winning here,”

“Last year I didn’t play well but won; this year the level is completely different,” Nadal said. “I have been playing well since the start of the season.”

Top seeds Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic also defended their doubles title against No. 5 seed Mahesh Bhupathi (retired - left leg injury) and Max Mirnyi 6-3, 2-0.

041810 / Monte Carlo Rolex Masters

Schiavone wins Barcelona Open title

Top-seeded Francesca Schiavone defeated Italian compatriot Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-1 to win the Barcelona Ladies Open.

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Wozniacki defend MPS Group Championships title

Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki successfully defended her title in the MPS Group Championships beating Olga Gorvotsova’s 6-2, 7-5.
“It was important for me that I was the one opening the court and I was the one dictating the points.”    Wozniacki said.
In doubles the top seed American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Yan Zi beat Chia-Jung Chuang and Peng Shuai, 4-6, 6-4, 10-8 to the title.

Chela beats Querrey for the US Men’s Clay Court Championship title

Juan Ignacio Chela of Argentina won his first ATP tournament after three years as he defeated third-seeded American Sam Querrey 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 at the US Men's Clay Court Championships.

Bob and Mike Bryan won their third US Men’s Clay Court Championship with a 6-3 7-5 win over Stephen Huss and Wesley Moodie for the doubles title.

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Wawrinka beats Hanescu for Grand Prix Hassan II title

Top-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka beat Romania’s Victor Hanescu 6-2, 6-3 to win the Grand Prix Hassan II

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