Filipino Davis Cupper Treat Huey and his British partner Dominic Inglot absorbed a 6-7 (7-5), 6-4, (10-4) defeat to Kevin Anderson of South Africa and Jonathan Erlich of Israel in the men’s doubles second round of the Aegon Championship in England early Thursday.
Kevin Anderson handed Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka his first defeat of 2014 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Indian Wells ATP Masters.
World number one Rafael Nadal shrugged off the injury concerns that wrecked his Australian Open bid as he dismantled Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 7-6 to win the Rio Open on Sunday.
Rafael Nadal showed no signs of a tender back Tuesday, defeating fellow Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-3, 7-5 in the first round of the Rio Open.
Rafael Nadal is back, and it’s all about his back. Top-ranked Nadal injured his back warming up for the final of the Australian Open almost three weeks ago, eventually losing against Stanislas Wawrinka — a match he was an overwhelming favorite to win.