newstennis4 months ago

There are not many real friends on the tour, says Roger Federer

20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer admits that once he retires, there won't be many players that he'll be in touch with, insisting that he would only know who his "real friends" are once he retires. Federer also says that he will miss his Tennis family once he hangs up his boots.
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reporttennis4 months ago

French Open | Rafael Nadal wins 18th Grand Slam title by beating Dominic Thiem

Rafael Nadal has won his 18th Grand Slam title and 12th French Open by beating Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 at Roland Garros on Sunday. The Spanish tennis player has become the first man or woman to win the same Grand Slam title for the 12th time in his/her playing career after beating Thiem.
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newstennis4 months ago

VIDEO | Beast-mode Rafael Nadal leaves Dominic Thiem powerless with insane backhand drop shot

There is a certain reason why the adage, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going”, has survived the test of time – it has been proved multiple times over centuries. After Thiem had won the second set 7-5 to level thing, Nadal had turned into his vintage self the world once knew him.
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newstennis4 months ago

VIDEO | Dominic Thiem outruns Rafael Nadal on clay to win vicious rally

Known as the undisputed king of clay, Rafael Nadal has made Roland Garros his own, buoying on his unparalleled stamina and muscle. However, every era comes to an end and although he is still on top, his usurper is around the corner in Dominic Thiem, who was seen outdoing the legend on Sunday.
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newstennis4 months ago

French Open | Rafael Nadal downs Roger Federer while rain suspends Novak Djokovic play

Rafael Nadal took a giant stride to contend for his 12th Roland Garros title as he got the better of Roger Federer in straight sets on a windy day in Paris. In other game, Novak Djokovic’s tensed duel against Dominic Thiem had to be suspended due to rain as they are scheduled to continue today.
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newstennis4 months ago

VIDEO | Off-balance Roger Federer creates unbelievable backspin to stun Rafael Nadal

Even before the tournament began, headlines had spread like wildfire that this was going to be the last Roland Garros for the legendary Roger Federer. Federer would have wanted to leave with fond memories from France and he did exactly that by probably hitting the shot of the tournament.
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newstennis4 months ago

VIDEO | Roger Federer smashes ball into stands as petrified fan protects face

Experience has been defined in a number of different ways over the ages, and one of the more prominent descriptions has been keeping calm in the face of adversity. But 37-year-old Roger Federer denied that trait when he was seen hitting the ball into the stands in anger after it came off the net.
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reporttennis4 months ago

French Open Round up | Rafael Nadal to play Roger Federer in epic semi-final

Both Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer won their respective matches in the French Open to set up a mouth-watering semi-final against each other on Friday. Meanwhile, Johanna Konta got the better of Sloane Stephens while Markéta Vondroušová outplayed Croatia’s Petra Martić in straight sets.
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reporttennis4 months ago

French Open | Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka qualify for last eight

Big guns Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal continued their winning streak in the French Open qualifying for the quarter-finals of the ongoing Grand Slam in Paris. In another pre-quarterfinal match on Sunday, Stan Wawrinka defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas to make it to the next round of the tournament.
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reporttennis5 months ago

French Open Round Up | Roger Federer creates Grand Slam record as Rafael Nadal survives scare

37-year-old Roger Federer, on Friday, became the oldest man to make it to the fourth round of the French Open in 47 years as he got the better of Norway’s Casper Ruud in his 400th Grand Slam match. His nemeses, Rafael Nadal, however had to stretch to the fourth set against David Goffin.
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