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Potential Wimbledon Winners not Called Roger Federer

Posted on 20 Jun, 2009, by in Tennis

Two days before Wimbledon begins ,Rafael Nadal is out, so that means Roger Federer is going to have an easy time winning the 2009 Wimbledon tournament, right? Well, he’s the favorite for sure, but there a few others not called Roger that can threaten the Wimbledon title. More

Rafael Nadal Withdraws from Wimbledon

Posted on 19 Jun, 2009, by in Tennis

Rafael Nadal announced today he will not compete in the 2009 Wimbledon Tournament, the first champion to not attempt to defend his title since Goran Ivanisevic in 2002. More

Career Grand Slam Winners

Posted on 7 Jun, 2009, by in Tennis

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 Finally Wins Roland Garros

Posted on 7 Jun, 2009, by in Tennis

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 Moves on to Fourth Straight French Open Final

Posted on 5 Jun, 2009, by in Tennis

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

Federer Advances to Semi’s, No French Left in Paris

Posted on 3 Jun, 2009, by in Tennis

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

Roger Federer Finally Beats Rafael Nadal

Posted on 17 May, 2009, by in Tennis

Roger Federer won the Madrid Masters beating Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-4 and has shown he means business as the French Open draws nearer. This was Rafael Nadal’s first defeat on clay after 33 straight wins. More

Best Players on Tour Without a Grand Slam

Posted on 18 Apr, 2009, by in Tennis

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