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Is This the End of the Top 4 Era?

Posted on 28 Jan, 2014, by in Tennis

Stanislas Wawrinka beating Rafael Nadal in the final of the 2014 Australian Open hopefully signals some sort of change in men’s tennis and ushers in some sort of new era of parity, which means that it’s not going to be about Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Roger Federer winning Grand Slam titles. More

Why Roger Federer is Still the Best Player in Tennis History

Posted on 27 Jan, 2014, by in Tennis

The easiest and most superficial way to compare tennis players is the number of grand slam tournaments they’ve won. Roger Federer is still the all-time leader with 17, and Rafael Nadal has some way to go before he catches up, stuck on 13. By that measurement alone Federer remains the greatest player of all time. More

Rafael Nadal – It’s Always an Injury, Never His Fault

Posted on 26 Jan, 2014, by in Tennis

What is it about Rafael Nadal, injuries and the Australian Open? Difficult to explain, probably impossible to comprehend. The sad thing about his back problems suddenly showing up were that they almost took away the significance and prestige of victory from Stanislas Wawrinka, who was putting on a wonderful show of Tennis before Nadal started feeling back pain in the Australian Open Final. More

Australian Open Semifinal – Rafael Nadal Beats Roger Federer

Posted on 24 Jan, 2014, by in Tennis

It wasn’t a fair fight after the first set. Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer in the Australian Open semifinal 7-6, 6-3, 6-3 in another dominant performance that makes it quite clear who is the better player, advancing to the final to face another Swiss player, Stanislas Wawrinka. More

Roger Federer Beats Andy Murray; Advances to Australian Open Semifinal

Posted on 22 Jan, 2014, by in Tennis

Roger Federer isn’t the same player he was a few years ago; age does that to an athlete. However, he’s still good enough to extend his semifinal streak at the Australian Open semifinal, beating Andy Murray 6-3, 6-3, 6-7, 6-3, to make it for an 11th consecutive time into the final four at Melbourne, with Rafael Nadal waiting for another epic showdown. More

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Ana Ivanovic Beats Serena Williams – Not That Much of a Shocker

Posted on 19 Jan, 2014, by in Tennis

There haven’t been too many matches between Serena Williams and Ana Ivanovic over the years, but the Serbian finally beat the World’s number one in their fourth round match of the 2014 Australian Open, beating the American 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. More

Tomáš Berdych – A Losing Record Against Everyone in the ATP World Tour Finals

Posted on 4 Nov, 2013, by in Tennis

In the 2013 ATP World Tour Finals or the end-of-year championship, there’s one player among the eight men that are participating in the round robin tournament that has a losing record against all the rest: Tomáš Berdych, ranked sixth in the world. More

Roger Federer – High Hopes For 2014

Posted on 10 Oct, 2013, by in Tennis

With a record of only 36-13; only one Grand Slam semifinal and one tournament win, the 2013 tennis season is the worst in Roger Federer’s career since he won his first major title in Wimbledon 10 years ago. This kind of low in his career isn’t stopping him from having high expectations heading into next year. More

Roger Federer, Playing Doubles Because it Means More Money

Posted on 13 Sep, 2013, by in Tennis

Playing doubles isn’t something you usually associate with Roger Federer, but the financial incentives and his declining singles career results in the 17-time Grand Slam champion to team up with Chinese player Ze Zhang in the Shanghai Masters. More

Rafael Nadal – Soon More Grand Slam Titles Than Roger Federer

Posted on 10 Sep, 2013, by in Tennis

Whenever the discussion of Rafael Nadal and his chances to become the all-time leader in Grand Slam titles comes up, the words ‘as long as he doesn’t get injured’ are heard. And it’s true – Nadal is an injury risk. But even with that risk, it’s getting clearer and clearer that the day of him dethroning Roger Federer isn’t very far away. More