Tennis fans and lovers have experienced a wonderful event in Madrid and players have produced some great stuff through the Mutua Madrid Open from 3 to 10 May, 2015. There were some unexpected results came in the competition that nobody was expecting.
Some of the results really surprised the players and viewers. Today we are going to talk about such top upsets of Madrid Masters 2015 concluded yesterday.
5. Simona Halep
World rank 2 Simona Halep would have never thought of exit in the first round of Madrid Open before the beginning of competition. This year’s Indian Wells Masters winner Simona was knocked out in the opening clash of 2015 Madrid Open against Alize Cornet. This was the first big surprising exit from prestigious tennis event.
This was one of the biggest upset of 2015 Madrid Masters as men’s top seed player Roger Federer was knocked out from the tournament in the second round. He received BYE in the first round as of top seed player and Nick Kyrgios beat Federer by 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (14-12). It was Federer’s first match of the tournament and he got surprised from Australian kyrgios.
Federer was favorite to win Madrid Open as he recently won Istanbul Open title before moving to Madrid but unfortunately he couldn’t go far than 2nd round.
Mutua Madrid Open 2015 women’s title defending champion Maria Sharapova was ruled out from the final battle of tournament. Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Sharapova in the straight sets by 6-2, 6-4 to reach in the final. Maria didn’t think that she would loss semifinal clash against 29 rank player and was definitely expecting to retain crown.
World Champion Serena Williams was one of the favorite player to win Mutua Madrid Open and the way she has played tennis throughout this year, is really amazing. She won 27 matches in a row this year but Serena lost 28th game of 2015 against fourth seed Petra Kvitova. Czech Republic Petra Kvitova beat Serena in the semi-final match by 6-2, 6-3 which was really embarrassing result for American star.
She never thought of Madrid exit like that but unfortunately it happened.
1. Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal was favorite to win Madrid Open consecutive third time when Roger Federer was sacked in the first round of competition. Though Spanish star reached to the final of tournament but the way he lost final against Andy Murray wasn’t much acceptable as Nadal is known as “King of Clay” and he never lost single match against Murray on clay surface in their previous 6 clay court meets.
Andy Murray claimed his tennis career’s second clay title within the span of 7 days as first he won Munich Open and then Madrid Open.
These are the top 5 upsets of 2015 Mutua Madrid Open. Are you happy with this list of want to add any thing more?