1 October 2004
The world’s number 1, Roger Federer, continues his dominance of the men’s game with a total of eight singles titles to his name in 2004 with recent wins in both Hamburg and Toronto on the ATP Tennis Master Series. On the 18th Madrid plays host to the next round, with the likes of Lleyton Hewitt, Carlos Moya, Andy Roddick and Juan Carlos Ferrero attempting to defeat Federer, who is the favourite to win his ninth title of the year. For the latest information please click here.
In the Women’s game, October is sure to prove a challenging month for the top seeds with both Moscow and Zurich hosting top tier WTA events. The World number 2, Anastasia Myskina, will be attempting to defend her title on home soil in Moscow. Amelie Mauresmo, currently top of the WTA rankings will be trying to improve on last years disappointing 2nd round exit in the Swisscom Challenge in Zurich. Please click here to find out more about the WTA collection.
Fast fact! – A very fast fact
Andy Roddick registered a serve of 155mph (249.4 kph) last weekend in the Davis Cup breaking his own record of 153 mph (246.2 kph). It is the third time Roddick has broken the world record this year. For more information on Davis Cup footage please click here.
Did you know…
October 2003 was when IMG client Tim Henman won the Paris Series, his biggest career title to date. As this month’s tennis takes you across the world so can the TWI Archive. Check out our amazing collection of Stockshots and you are sure to be left breathless and amazed. Please click here for available footage.
2: Dancesport - IDSF Youth Open Latin, CZE
3: Racing - Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe, FRA
9:Football - WorldCupQualifier2006,ScotlandvNorway World Cup Qualifier 2006, Turkey v Kazakhstan11
Tennis - WTA Tour Kremlin Cup, RUS13
Football - World Cup Qualifier 2006, Norway v Slovenia World Cup Qualifier 2006, Holland v Finland World Cup Qualifier 2006, Wales v Poland World Cup Qualifier 2006, Portugal v Russia
15: Badminton - JVC Asian Badminton Championships, INA
16: Dancesport - IDSF World Senior Latin, BEL18
Tennis - WTA Tour Swisscom Challenge, SUI
Tennis - Tennis Masters Series, Madrid, ESP
30: Dancespot - IDSF World Latin, LTU
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