ATP Points Spy - Miami Masters
by Cogen (U10240152) 24 March 2010
Following immediately on from Indian Wells, the worlds best players will now battle it out at the Miami Masters.
RESULT - RODDICK DEFEATS BERDYCH TO WIN MIAMI MASTERS TITLE!
Coming into the tourament Roddick lost ground on nearest rival Soderling with more points dropping off. However, on the back of a run to the final in Indian Wells, Roddick continued to show great form this week. He went one step further and picked up his first Masters Series title since 2006, and overtook Soderling in the process.
Berdych climbed 4 places up to no.16 with a brilliant run to the final, including wins over Federer, Verdasco and Soderling, before finally falling to Roddick.
Once again Federer and Djokovic were out of reach at no.1 and no.2 and faced no threat.
Defending champion Murray needed to retain his title to have any chance of keeping the no.3 spot. A disappointing loss in his first match means Nadal comfortably passes him. Murray will drop to no.4 and will now be right in Del Potro's firing line when the Argentine returns.
Davydenko, out with a broken wrist, actually closes the gap to Del Potro. The Russian has no points to lose this week, compared to Del Potro's semi final spot from last year.
Tsonga, who climbed back into the top 10 last week, was in a close tussle with Gonzalez for the no.10 but has managed to hold onto it after Gonzalez lost in the fourth round.
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