featuretennis3 days ago

The second coming of Roger Federer

If his skill epitomized Federer's first reign at the top, his performances and results since his comeback from injury, so far this year, can be attributed to sheer will power and passion for his craft. Moreover, this could be the start of Federer's second tenure at the helm of world tennis
Rohit George
reporttennis7 days ago

Roger Federer cruises past Rafael Nadal to reach Indian Wells quarters

Roger Federer put up yet another brilliant display of tennis as he beat archrival Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-3, on Wednesday, to reach the quarterfinals at Indian Wells. The Swiss legend will now meet Australian Nick Kyrgios, who defeated World No.2 Novak Djokovic to set up the match against Federer.
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newstennis12 days ago

Rafael Nadal says Davis Cup three set solution not enough

Rafael Nadal has opined that the International Tennis Federation should space out the Davis Cup to make it more suitable for the top players to compete in it. The Spaniard also suggested changing the frequency at which the tournament is conducted stating that having it every year devalues the event.
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newstennisa month ago

Roger Federer eager to team up with Rafael Nadal in first-ever Laver Cup

In a Ryder Cup-style tournament, which will see two teams – Team Europe and Team Rest of the World – compete against each other, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will join forces. Bjorn Borg will captain the European team, while American legend John McEnroe will lead the Rest of the World team.
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newstennisa month ago

WATCH: Rafael Nadal's superstitions on the Tennis court

All sportspersons have some routines, habits, or superstitions that they believe put them in a position to perform better, and tennis superstar Rafael Nadal is no different. Every time he steps on the court, there are some things that he always does very particularly. Watch this video to find out.
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newstennisa month ago

It's my last season with Rafa on the tour, says uncle Toni

Toni Nadal has said that he won't be following Rafael Nadal on tour anymore after this season, and will focus on upcoming players at the Rafa Nadal Academy. He also talks about Nadal's loss to Roger Federer in the Australian Open final and how the Spaniard's injuries affected him mentally.
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newstennisa month ago

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Rotterdam Open

Australian Open runner-up Rafael Nadal has decided to pull out of the ATP 500 series tournament in Rotterdam on his doctor's advice. This is the second high-profile player pulling out of the ABN AMRO World Tournament after Stan Wawrinka withdrew last week due to a knee injury.
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newstennisa month ago

Rafael Nadal : I'd like to be Real Madrid president

Rafael Nadal has expressed his interest in becoming the president of La Liga giants Real Madrid. The 30-year-old, who has been a lifelong fan of the Blancos, has praised current president Florentino Perez but has hinted that he is open to the possibility of taking up the role in future.
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newstennis2 months ago

Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray confirm Queen's Club participation

Rafael Nadal, who missed the 2016 grass courts season due to injury, has confirmed his participation for this year's Queen's Club championships along with World No 1 Andy Murray. Nadal said the tournament would provide him the perfect build-up for Wimbledon, which commences the week after.
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featuretennis2 months ago

Of Federer and Nadal; of Sport and Us

Federer might have won this match but that doesn’t mean a thing really. They have been greats for long now and will remain greats for long to come. Their rivalry has defined them, elevated tennis and enhanced our lives.
Sarath Chandra