Podcast: Reviewing an Apocalyptic Monte Carlo Masters

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.

Podcast: Reviewing an Apocalyptic Monte Carlo Masters Podcast: Reviewing an Apocalyptic Monte Carlo Masters

Wawrinka masters Federer to win first ever Monte Carlo title

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.

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Wawrinka, Federer reach Monte Carlo Finals

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.

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Ferrer upsets Nadal at Monte Carlo Masters; Djokovic, Federer and Wawrinka reach semifinals

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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Nadal, Djokovic and Federer reach Monte Carlo quarterfinals

Thursday's action on the ATP World Tour saw Rafael Nadal lead the top seeds in the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters quarterfinals. For a full recap of the day's results, click here.

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