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Longest Time Before the First & Last Tennis Grand Slam Titles

Posted on 16 Jul, 2017, by in Tennis

Roger Federer winning his 19th Grand Slam title and 8th at Wimbledon makes it 14 years between his first and most recent major Tennis championship. While that beats out most players who have enjoyed longevity and multiple Grand Slam championships, surprisingly it isn’t the longest timeframe between first and last since the Open Era began. More

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All of Rafael Nadal’s Early Wimbledon Exits

Posted on 11 Jul, 2017, by in Tennis

There’s nothing new about Rafael Nadal suffering an early exit at Wimbledon, this year to 34-year old Gilles Muller. Since losing to Novak Djokovic in the 2011 Wimbledon final, Nadal has failed to make it to the tournament’s quarterfinal, as it seems his current style and capabilities simply aren’t enough to win against lower ranked opponents on grass. More

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Federer vs Nadal: Someone Turned on a F***ing Time Machine

Posted on 1 Apr, 2017, by in Tennis

If we thought that Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal duking it out for the Australian Open title was a short-lived revival of this awesome Tennis rivalry, the Masters tournaments at Indian Wells and now Miami have taught us that this “old school” clash isn’t going anywhere. More

Federer Ends ‘Best of All-Time’ Uncertainties, Finally Slays the Nadal Dragon

Posted on 29 Jan, 2017, by in Tennis

With his 18th Grand Slam title, Roger Federer proved once more he’s the greatest ever to play the game of Tennis. It was fitting that to end his long drought in the Australian Open and in major tournaments in general, he had to beat Rafael Nadal in five grueling, epic sets. More

Federer vs Nadal in Grand Slam Finals Over the Years in Photos

Posted on 27 Jan, 2017, by in Tennis

In the eptimore retro final, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will play in the final of the 2017 Australian Open, making a surprising final chapter (probably) to their immense rivalry, … More

Roger Federer: This Time, the End is Really Close

Posted on 27 Jul, 2016, by in Tennis

No Olympics for Roger Federer. No US Open for Roger Federer. No more Tennis in 2016 for Federer too. While he has dropped zero hints about his retirement being the next stage, one can’t help but wonder. More

Rafael Nadal’s Recent Grand Slam Record is Terrible

Posted on 10 Jun, 2016, by in Tennis

The news of Rafael Nadal withdrawing from appearing at the 2016 edition of Wimbledon isn’t a surprise. It’s just another piece in the puzzle of his collapsing career, as the 30-year old is struggling to put the pieces together. More

Vitas Gerulaitis Owns the Best Sports Quote Ever Made

Posted on 14 Mar, 2016, by in Tennis

Sometimes you’re not best remembered for your titles, or even a dominance in a famous rivalry. In the case of Vitas Gerulaitis, his most memorable mark in the sport of Tennis is his timeless quote about finally being able to beat Jimmy Connors. More

Active Men’s Tennis Players With Grand Slam Titles

Posted on 14 Sep, 2015, by in Featured, Tennis

There are eight active players as we come to the end of the 2015 Tennis season with at least one Grand Slam title: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Lleyton Hewitt, Juan Martin Del Potro, Stanislas Wawrinka and Marin Cilic. More

Novak Djokovic Can Catch Roger Federer

Posted on 14 Sep, 2015, by in Tennis

The fans at the US Open will never embrace Novak Djokovic, but why should he care? He’s beating Roger Federer when it matters and now, with 10 grand slam titles and seven to go before he catches up the all-time leader, there shouldn’t be anything that brings him down or holds him back. More