newstennis2 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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newstennis3 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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newstennis3 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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newstennis3 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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reporttennis3 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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newstennis3 months ago

VIDEO | Roger Federer turns back clock at net against Stan Wawrinka who stands applauding

When Roger Federer touches a tennis racquet, we have come to expect something special. Playing in, what appears to be his last French Open, Federer showed the athleticism of a teenager to win a point at the net against Stan Wawrinka who just stood speechless while applauding across the net.
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reporttennis3 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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reporttennis3 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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newstennis3 months ago

French Open Round up | Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal advance into next round

There were hardly an upset on Wednesday in the French Open as big names like Roger Federer, Rafael, Nadal, Stan Wawrinka, Grigor Dimitrov, Stefanos Tsitsipas all progressed into the next round. In the women’s singles category, Elina Svitolina, Garbiñe Muguruza, Slone Stephens advanced among others.
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newstennis7 months ago

VIDEO | Ball boy shows courage in face of Alexandre Zverev’s insane racquet-breaking rage

While most sports have the ability to frustrate players insanely, nothing exhibits it any better than tennis where players are often seen venting their annoyance on their racquets. Alexander Zverev was in a similar situation today although that didn’t stop the ball boy to do his job diligently.
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