newstennis3 days ago

My goal has always been to defend the Halle trophy, says Roger Federer

World number one Roger Federer has revealed that his aim was always to defend his Halle Open title ahead of the tournament this year as he eyes to retain the top spot in world rankings. Federer would need to win a record 10th Halle Open crown if he is to enter Wimbledon as the top ranked.
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newstennis10 days ago

Rafael Nadal unsure about Wimbledon participation owing to fitness issue.

Rafael Nadal is unsure about his participation in the Wimbledon as he would wait to see how his body recovers after a taxing clay court season. Having longevity of his career in mind, the two-time Wimbledon champion will consult his team and coach Carlos Moya before taking the big call.
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newstennis11 days ago

French Open | Dominic Thiem heaps praise on Rafael Nadal's amazing clay run

After being comprehensively beaten by Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem has stated that the latter’s record is “exceptional” and his 11th French Open title is one of the best achievement in sports. He has also added that it was simply not his day and he couldn’t succeed despite giving his everything.
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newstennis11 days ago

Rafael Nadal states that it was impossible to even think of achieving his 11th French Open title

After winning his 11th French Open title at the Roland Garros yesterday, Rafael Nadal stated that this was something he could not even imagine to think was possible. Nadal also praised Dominic Theim for his resilience and stated that he is one of the players the game of tennis needs so much.
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newstennis12 days ago

Boris Becker believes Rafael Nadal on clay is tennis's greatest challenge

Despite admitting that Rafael Nadal is only at his 75 percent, Boris Becker believes that facing him at Roland Garros would be the greatest challenge in tennis. The former World No.1 has, however, stated that Dominic Thiem still has a chance in the French Open final if he plans his strategies well.
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newstennis13 days ago

French Open | I don’t want anyone to think that reaching final is a routine, says Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal, who reached his 11th final in Paris on Friday, insisted that nobody should assume his feats are routine and each victory is celebrated like first. With a place in the final, Nadal reached his 24th Grand Slam final, equaling Roger Federer’s record for most finals in a single major.
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newstennis14 days ago

I will try to play my best tennis in order to beat Nadal, says Del Potro

Argentinian Juan Martin Del Potro maintains that he will do his best to outplay ‘King of clay’ Rafael Nadal in the semi-final of the 2018 French Open tomorrow. The Spaniard is the undisputable favourite to secure hie 11th French Open title after a tough win against Diego Schwartzman in the quarters.
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featuretennis15 days ago

Decoding Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros and how Dominic Thiem can achieve the impossible

Despite hoping against the hope of someone other than Rafael Nadal winning the French Open, John McEnroe knows deep down that the Spaniard remains almost invincible with no competitor whatsoever. With Novak Djokovic now ousted, the only player to realistically challenge Nadal is Dominic Thiem.
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newstennis15 days ago

Roger Federer has a responsibility to play the biggest tournaments, says Mats Wilander

Former world number one Mats Wilander has opined that Swiss legend Roger Federer owes it to the sport of tennis to participate in all the major tournaments of the season. Wilander added that world number two, Federer has done more for tennis than any other player over the past decade or so.
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newstennis16 days ago

VIDEO | Diego Schwartzman stops game on set point to get ailing spectator help

Even the best of players don’t get the opportunity to take a set off Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros and when they do, they often can’t keep their cool. Diego Schwartzman, however, realized that a spectator needed medical help and stopped the game on set point, garnering loud applause from the crowd.
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