Starting with Basel in 2015, and now the Australian Open, Indian Wells, Miami and Shanghai in 2017. Before this year, Federer had never even beaten Nadal more than twice in a row. 4. He continued to close the gap in the career head-to-head with Nadal.
Roger Federer, who attended the opening last year, sent Nadal a special message of congratulations. He mentioned he ... But Nadal couldn't have foreseen that he would lose four critical matches to Federer in 2017, including the Australian Open final. - -
Yes, Federer likes fast courts, but Rafa had the most success against him this year at the Australian Open, which featured a newly quickened surface of its own. Nadal is also on a 16-match hard-court win streak at the moment, and his confidence has - -
Roger Federer has not set a date for his retirement from tennis but insists he will only continue with his family's blessing, if his body allows him to, if he's happy to travel and if he maintains a high level of success. ... The 19-time Grand Slam -
In a statement released on Twitter, Kyrgios said: "Unfortunately due to the reoccurrence of my hip injury that I originally suffered at Queens I am shutting down my season to make sure I can rehab and prepare as best as I possibly can for the
Saturday 21 October 2017 05.01 EDT ... Comparisons with the men's game, where injuries to Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka have diminished the spectacle and left Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal without worthy rivals, are favourable
He now says the reason behind his decision was because he started 2017 so well, by winning the Australian Open, as well as in Indian Wells and Miami. The Swiss legend believes he is at an advantage to his rivals because he is fresher than them having ...
ROGER FEDERER has surprised himself with the form he has shown in 2017, according to Sky Sports pundit Annabel Croft. By Lewis ... However, in his first event back this year, he won the Australian Open by beating Rafael Nadal in the final in January.
Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer sent a video to Spanish longtime rival and fellow all-time great Rafael Nadal congratulating him on the first anniversary of his tennis academy and recalling the late-career resurgence both have enjoyed in 2017.
From left, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Bjorn Borg and Rod Laver at a ceremony in Prague for the Laver Cup, a new team tennis event. ... They have played for charity: raising funds for flood relief at the Australian Open in 2011. ... over the last 13
Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Andy Murray to join Serena Williams at Australian Open. SERENA WILLIAMS will return to tennis at the Australian Open to complete a stellar men and women's field. By Jack Wilson. PUBLISHED: 13:25, Wed, Oct 11, 2017 ...
But he thinks that first Federer title win of the year was the most special match in 2017. 'Of course I was surprised, I don't think even they thought they would win all four [Grand Slams in 2017],' he told Marca. 'Their final at the Australian Open
RAFAEL NADAL and Roger Federer will have hurt Andy Murray this season, according to Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley. By Jack Wilson. PUBLISHED: 13:25, Sat, Oct 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 13:38, Sat, Oct 14, 2017 ...
Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov moved closer to qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-3 6-4 victory over Germany's Mischa Zverev to reach the semi-finals of the Stockholm Open, setting up a clash with Fabio Fognini. Dimitrov needed six match
ROGER FEDERER has admitted he was surprised to see Rafael Nadal compete in the China Open, let alone win the event. ... Rafael Nadal triumphed in the China Open final on Sunday, dispatching Australian No 1 Nick Kyrgios in straight sets 6-2, 6-1.