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An enigma, a hit and a miss from Djokovic

Twelve years ago, in 2012, Ion Tiriac ordered salt to be thrown on the brand new blue clay courts with which the Madrid tournament intended to surprise the world. He did so on the night before the tournament began, appealing

All that Roger Federer misses at Roland Garros for paradise

PARIS – It’s not hard to understand why Roger Federer prefers the warm waters of Southeast Asia to six consecutive days of cold and rain in Paris, but the truth is that, beyond being retired from tennis and enjoying the

Ion Tiriac, ex dueño del Madrid Open

Madrid has a problem (and Tiriac was right)

MADRID – In 2007, the four major tennis tournaments greeted with wonder and trepidation an audacious idea from Ion Tiriac: to create a fifth Grand Slam tournament based in Madrid. “One must have the possibility to compete. In prizes, in