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Spain wins Davis Cup, breaking Argentina’s heart

Spain Davis Cup 2011 winner

Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer proved just too strong for opponents in Davis Cup final.

The final match of Davis Cup 2011 ended in another gruelling defeat for Argentina, as their bid to win first Davis Cup title ended on Sunday, with 1-3 loss to Spain, which has established as dominating nation in the competition for over a decade.

Rafael Nadal was once again the hero of the nation, winning two matches, and giving Spanish team the unassailable 3-1 lead on Sunday, with a tough 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 (0) win over Juan Martin del Potro. The match lasted 4 hours and 8 minutes, giving the world number two his 20th win in Davis Cup.

Roger Federer Wins Record 6th ATP Tour Finals Title

Roger Federer kisses ATP World Tour Finals trophy

Roger Federer won the third title in as many weeks, to finish the season plagued by uncharacteristic ups-and-downs on a high note.

The Swiss superstar overstepped his opponent, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga comeback in the second set, to defeat the French No.1 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-3, winning the record sixth ATP World Tour Finals.

Federer showed by far the most consistent and superb level of play throughout the season-ending finale, winning all 3 of his round-robin mathces, including the demolition of long-time nemesis, Rafael Nadal of Spain, 6-3, 6-0 last Tuesday.

Federer and Tsonga to meet for ATP World Tour Finals Title

Roger Federer reaches ATP World Tour Finals title match

It’s Roger Federer and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga again, meeting for the third time in two weeks, this time at the title match of ATP World Tour Finals.

The Swiss tennis master continued his way to the third straight title on Saturday, when he ousted Spaniard David Ferrer 7-5, 6-3 to reach the championship match ATP World Tour Finals, his 100th career final.

There are two more records to break for Roger Federer on Sunday, as he is on the way to win his 70th ATP Tour title, and sixth year-ending title, the all time record for the top eight players in the world.

“It’s obviously a special win for me,” admitted Federer, who will face Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in the final.

Andy Murray Withdraws from ATP World Tour Finals

Britain Tennis ATP Finals

The British No. 1 Andy Murray has pulled out from the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals due to a groin injury, and Serbian World No. 9 Janko Tipsarevic is set to take his place in Group A.

The world No. 3 said that it was a very difficult decsion for him, because the season-ending finale has been on of the best tournaments to play and took the whole season to qualify.

Murray confessed that he had not been able to practice properly last week, after injuring his groin during training last Monday before. He lost in straight sets to David Ferrer of Spain in his opening match.

Roger Federer Wins Paris Masters

Roger Federer wins Paris Masters 2011 for the first time

A superb Roger Federer spent just 81 minutes to clinch his first ever BNP Paribas Masters Title in an flawless style, ousting Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets, 6-1 7-6.

This title makes the 18th win at Masters Series Tournaments for Federer, currently fourth-ranked player in the world, only one victory behind Rafale Nadal record of 19 wins. In addition, it is the 69th title from 99 finals.

“I’m delighted with my performance today,” Federer, who sent a warning message to his main rivals at the ATP World Tour finals, with his brilliant play, said during the award presentation.

Federer now on holds a 12-match winning streak, winning Basel Title last week, and Davis Cup in September, when he arrives to the year-end finale in London next week.