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McGowan hangs on for 1st Euro Tour title

MADRID, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Englishman Ross McGowan almost lost a seven-shot lead but held on Sunday to win the Madrid Masters in Spain, his first title on the European Tour.

McGowan shoots 60 on European Tour

MADRID, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Ross McGowan came close to firing the first 59 in European Tour history Saturday before settling for a 60 and a seven-shot lead at the Madrid Masters.

Manuel Quiros leads Madrid Masters

MADRID, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Spain's Manuel Quiros shot 10-under-par 62 Thursday, giving him a two-stroke lead over countryman Sergio Garcia after the first round of the Madrid Masters.

Federer, Nalbandian to meet in Basel final

BASEL, Switzerland, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Swiss Roger Federer and second-seeded Argentine David Nalbandian face off Sunday in the final of the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament.

Murray advances at St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Defending champion Andy Murray won his first-round match Wednesday 6-3, 6-3 against Viktor Troicki at the St. Petersburg Open tennis tournament in Russia.

Nadal, Federer lose at Madrid tennis

MADRID, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, the top two seeds, were semifinal losers Saturday at the Madrid Masters tennis tournament.

Nadal, Federer win at Madrid tennis event

MADRID, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, the top two seeds, won their matches at Friday's quarterfinals at the Madrid Masters tennis tournament.

Nadal leads Madrid Masters winners

MADRID, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Rafael Nadal was among Thursday's third round winners at the Madrid Masters tennis tournament.

Schwartzel wins Madrid Masters

MADRID, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Carl Schwartzel beat Ricardo Gonzalez by three strokes Sunday to capture the European Golf Tour's Madrid Masters golf tournament.

Schwartzel leads Madrid Masters

MADRID, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Carl Schartzel's 5-under-par 66 in Saturday's third round gave him a one-stoke lead at the Madrid Masters golf tournament.

Three-way tie at Madrid Masters

MADRID, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Paul Broadhurst made a closing birdie Thursday to join two others at the top of the leaderboard after one round of the Madrid Masters golf tournament.

Report: WTA expands betting crackdown

MADRID, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The head of the Madrid Masters told Bloomberg News that the men's tennis tour may ban 15 professional gamblers from attending tournaments.

Report: Federer withdraws from Stockholm

LONDON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Former No. 1 men's tennis player Roger Federer has withdrawn from next week's Stockholm Open to rest, the BBC reported Wednesday.
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The Madrid Open (currently sponsored by Mutua) is a tournament for male and female professional tennis players, currently held in Madrid, Spain. The event is classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the Association of Tennis Professionals tour and a Premier Mandatory event on the Women's Tennis Association tour.

Ion Ţiriac the former Romanian ATP player and now billionaire businessman is the current owner of the tournament.

From 1990 through 2008, the tournament was classified as an ATP Masters Series event on the men's tour. The event was held in Essen, Germany in 1995 and Stockholm, Sweden from 1990 through 1994. When the tournament moved from Stockholm to Essen, the Stockholm Open continued as an ATP World Series tournament. From 1996 through 2001, the event was held in Stuttgart, Germany and from 2002 through 2008 at the Madrid Arena. The tournament was played from 1990 through 2008 on indoor hardcourts. In 2009, the surface became clay courts, the venue was changed to the Park Manzanares, and the tournament was expanded to include WTA professionals.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Madrid Masters."
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