May 19, 2014

Trophy case ’14: Week 20

By Maria Noble In Archive

Internazionali BNL d’Italia
Serena Williams def. Sara Errani 6-3, 6-0
This is Serena’s 60th (!!!) WTA career title and her 3rd in Rome. There was a bit of concern about Serena’s health during this clay court season as she had to withdraw from Madrid last week with a thigh injury but her run in Rome suggests that she’s ready to defend her French Open title.

Novak Djokovic def. Rafael Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
Like Serena, Novak’s health had also been in doubt for the clay season. The Serb had suffered a wrist injury during the Monte Carlo Masters in April and skipped the Madrid Masters last week. But after this title run in Rome and his fourth straight win over the World No. 1, Novak looks ready for Roland Garros.

Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images

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