We begin our podcast with the stunner of the year thus far, which featured David Ferrer taking out 8-time former winner Rafael Nadal in Monaco. We also discuss Stan Wawrinka's first-ever Masters 1000 title over Roger Federer; Novak Djokovic's wrist injury, and upcoming Australian Nick Kygrios.
World No. 3 Stanislas Wawrinka captured his maiden Masters 1000 title on Sunday in Monte Carlo, Monaco, defeat 17-time grand slam winner Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-2. In a match that saw both one-handed backhand players pound groundstrokes from the baseline, it was Wawrinka who upped his game to force a third and final set. Winning 80 percent of his first serve points, Wawrinka hit five aces and broke Federer's serve on three occasions.
Sunday's final at the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters will feature a Swiss duel between Stan Wawrinka and Roger Federer. For a full recap of today's scores, click here.
Friday at the Monte Carlo Country Club saw the upset of the year thus far when David Ferrer defeat 8-time former winner Rafael Nadal in two sets. Click here for a recap of the day's scores.
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