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Madrid Open photos

Caroline Wozniacki

Sunday: Caroline Wozniacki struggles against world number one Dinara Safina in the women's final, dropping serve three times in the first set

Dinara Safina

Safina is in charge throughout, sealing a 6-2 6-4 victory in one hour 49 minutes

Dinara Safina and Caroline Wozniacki

Safina has now won back-to-back titles in Rome and Madrid ahead of next week's French Open

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal is back on court to face Roger Federer in the men's final less than 24 hours after his four-hour win over Novak Djokovic

Roger Federer

Federer saves a couple of early break points before wrestling control from Nadal with the first break

Rafael Nadal

Nadal drops the first set in 40 minutes and the home crowd is stunned when his serve is broken again at 2-2 in the second

Roger Federer

Federer saves two break points in a tense final game before sealing a 6-4 6-4 win and ending a five-match losing streak against Nadal

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Dinara Safina and Caroline Wozniacki

Nadal, Federer, Safina and Wozniacki take centre stage as the prizes are handed out

Novak Djokovic

Saturday: Novak Djokovic meets Rafael Nadal in the first semi-final, having pushed him close in the Rome and Monte Carlo finals

Rafael Nadal

The effects of his unbeaten run on clay this season appear to be catching up with Nadal when he drops the first set 6-3

Rafael Nadal

Nadal has treatment on his troublesome knee in the second set - but still wins it on a tie-break

Novak Djokovic

Djokovic breaks in the deciding set - but he too appears to be suffering physically in a marathon encounter

Noval Djokovic

The Serb suffers the agony of seeing three match points slip away in a dramatic final set tie-break

Rafael Nadal

And the world number one comes through after an epic four-hour encounter, the longest in Masters history

Juan Martin del Potro

Later Andy Murray's quarter-final victor Juan Martin del Potro faces world number two Roger Federer in the semi-finals

Roger Federer

But it's Federer who comes out on top beating Del Potro in straight sets to set up a final clash with Nadal

Caroline Wozniacki and Amelie Mauresmo

In the women's tournament, Danish teenager Caroline Wozniacki beats Amelie Mauresmo in straight sets to reach the final

Patty Schnyder

Patty Schnyder cannot build on her win over Jelena Jankovic and goes down 6-4 6-2 to Dinara Safina in the second semi-final

Amelie Mauresmo

Friday: A rejuvenated Amelie Mauresmo is the first woman into the semi-finals as she beats Agnes Szavay 5-7 6-1 6-1

Dinara Safina

World number one Dinara Safina, bidding for a second straight title, overcomes Alona Bondarenko 6-4 6-3 to reach the last four

Roger Federer plays Andy Roddick

Roger Federer does not have it all his own way as he needs three sets to beat Andy Roddick

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal is in trouble in the second set against Fernando Verdasco, but reels off five straight games as he clinches victory

Andy Murray

Andy Murray is frustrated as he lets a 5-2 lead slip in the opening set against Juan Martin del Potro

Juan Martin del Potro

Argentina's Del Potro, the world number five, senses a first win over Murray in four attempts

Andy Murray

Murray can do nothing to avoid a straight-sets defeat and later rues his "poor tactics"

Andy Murray in action in Madrid

Thursday: Andy Murray faces a tough test against clay-courter Tommy Robredo but romps to a 7-5 6-1 win to reach the quarters

Roger Federer

World number two Roger Federer makes light work of 14th seed James Blake, beating the American 6-2 6-4

Novak Djokovic

Third seed Novak Djokovic books a quarter final spot with a 6-4 6-4 victory over Italian Andreas Seppi



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