Oct. 10, 2011
Andy Murray came back from one set down to defeat long-time nemesis Rafael Nadal 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 in the finals of the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo Sunday. Tomas Berdych staged a comeback of his own in the final of the China Open when he beat Marin Cilic 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. Agnieszka Radwanska boosted her chances for qualification to the WTA's year-end championships in Istanbul when she outlasted Andrea Petkovic in three sets in the China Open women's final. This week, the top players try to pick up valuable ranking points at the Masters Series tournament in Shanghai, while Samantha Stosur and Petra Kvitova are the top seeds in Osaka, Japan, and Linz, Austria.