Roger Federer joined British Fred Perry, Americans Don Budge and Andre Agassi and Australians Rod Laver and Roy Emerson as the only players in mens tennis history to win all four grand slams after his win in Roland Garros this afternoon over Robin Soderling. More
Roger Federer beat Robin Soderling in straight sets to claim his first Roland Garros title and with his win in the French Open ties at first with Pete Sampras’ 14 career Grand Slam titles and becomes the sixth player in history to achieve a career grand slam More
Roger Federer completes another come back, this time against Argentinian Juan Martin Del Potro, coming back from 1-0 and 2-1 down in sets to win the Semi Final in 5 sets. Robin Soderling, who beat Fernando Gonzalez in 5 sets as well will be the man facing Federer in the French Open Final and will attempt to deny Federer his first Roland Garros title. More
Roger Federer advances to the 2009 Roland Garros Semi’s, beating Gael Monfils in straight sets and leaving the French Open without a local champion yet again. More
Besides Novak Djokovic winning the Australian Open in 2008, it seems the Slams in the past few years have belonged almost completely to Roger Federer and, more and more, Rafael Nadal—but not much besides those two.
Federer’s decline seems much more obvious this year, while Nadal, although winning three out of the last four grand slams, seems beatable off the clay, if he’s played correctly. Things seem a bit more open, and more players can join the chase for the big titles, even those who haven’t won one in their career.
Here’s my list of the best six players today without a Slam title and their future chances of winning one. More