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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

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

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

Rafael Nadal Can’t Lose in the French Open, Not Even to Novak Djokovic

Posted on 8 Jun, 2014, by in Tennis

The greatest clay court player of all time, Rafael Nadal, proved for the ninth time in his career that beating him in Paris, a best of five match in the French Open, is an almost impossible feat, even if he is far from his best and the player standing on the other side, Novak Djokovic, is actually better. 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

Novak Djokovic Will be Remembered as Better Than Rafael Nadal

Posted on 21 Apr, 2013, by in Tennis

The situation for Rafael Nadal at this stage of his career is quite different than it is for Novak Djokovic. Unless what we saw in the Monte Carlo final was a rusty Nadal who still needs more time to find his way back to the top of the game, this is as good as it gets. A final on clay, with the world’s number one standing in his way. When the careers of both men will be over, the Serb will be remembered as the better player. More

Tennis Big Four Bragging Rights

Posted on 26 Oct, 2012, by in Tennis

Does Andy Murray have anything to be proud of? Sure, he has a Grand Slam title and an Olympic gold medal. But when he’s compared with Novak Djokovic, who has won five in a career that began at the same time, it doesn’t look as impressive. And when you throw Rafael Nadal into the discussion, with 11, it doesn’t look fair. All that dwarfs in comparison to Roger Federer, with 17. More

Roger Federer Won’t Win Another Wimbledon Title

Posted on 18 Jun, 2012, by in Tennis

Losing to Tommy Haas wasn’t in the plans. Roger Federer, rebounding from his decisive 0-3 defeat to Novak Djokovic in Paris at the French Open should have won the Halle tournament, or at least he thought he should. It didn’t work out, and Roger Federer heads into Wimbledon a little less confident than he expect to. More

Rafael Nadal – French Open Champion for a Record 7th Time

Posted on 11 Jun, 2012, by in Tennis

Novak Djokovic lost all the edge he had over Rafael Nadal in less than a year in terms of psychological warfare. Rafael Nadal, on the clay courts of Paris, is simply impossible to beat. He needed two days and four sets to set a new record at the Roland Garros, winning his 7th French Open, leaving Bjorn Borg behind him. More

Rafael Nadal Favorite to Make Roland Garros History

Posted on 26 May, 2012, by in Tennis

Rafael Nadal needs to become the sole holder of the record for Roland Garros titles; He needs to move up the all-time Grand Slam charts, making it to 11, five less than Federer; He needs to stop Novak Djokovic’s streak of Grand Slam titles. He needs to win the 2012 French Open, in 8 words. More